US Navy's New Gerald R. Ford Class Carried Christened USS John F....

December 9, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

The USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Gerald R

Project 20385 Lead Corvette Enters State Trials

December 7, 2019 @ 05:01 AM

Russia's Project 20385 lead corvette "Gremyashchiy," has entered the White Sea for state trials. "The Project 20385 lead corvette Gremyashchiy armed with Kalibr cruise missiles has entered the White Sea for state trials

Lockheed to Equip Spanish F-110 Frigates with Solid State Radars

December 6, 2019 @ 02:33 PM

Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Spain's Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates with naval solid state S-band radar. In addition, Navantia's land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) will also be receiving the system

Naval Group Pitches Barracuda with ToT for Dutch Submarine Replacement at NEDS-2019

November 29, 2019 @ 08:28 AM

French Naval Group has pitched its Barracuda-family submarine with Transfer of Technology (ToT) for Netherlands Walrus replacement program at the NIDV's Defence & Security exhibition in Rotterdam city, Netherlands, on Thursday. The Dutch government announced its intent to buy four submarines to replace Walrus-class ships last year

China Shows Off Modernized Type 051B Destroyer Equipped With New Vertical Launch...

November 27, 2019 @ 07:36 AM

China presented its modernized Type 051B destroyer “Shenzhen,” equipped with a new 32-unit missile vertical launch system, on Monday. “The Peoples Liberation Army Navy's (PLANs) sole Type 051B destroyer has gained very powerful combat capability after the modernization,” said Weihutang, a column on military affairs affiliated with China Central Television (CCTV)...

Turkish Navy to get First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier in 2020

November 22, 2019 @ 11:24 AM

The Turkish navy will receive the countrys first indigenous aircraft carrier, TCG Anadolu, next year. “Our naval forces will get the TCG Anadolu, Turkeys largest domestically-built warship, in 2020,”

Hyundai Heavy Industries Launches Filipino Frigate in S.Korea

November 11, 2019 @ 08:56 AM

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched the Philippine Navys second missile-capable frigate ceremony held at the shipyard, Ulsan, South Korea, on November 8. “The launching of the vessel, BRP Antonio Luna, completes the two-unit Frigate Acquisition Project of the Navy,” Navy Public Affairs Office chief Lt

South Korea to Launch Guided Missile Frigate Today

November 11, 2019 @ 08:34 AM

South Korea is set to launch “Seoul,” its new 2,800-ton guided missile frigate, featuring advanced sonar and power systems, today. The launch ceremony for the third frigate built under the countrys project FGG-II, will take place at Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in the south-eastern port city of Ulsan, Yonhap

Project 20385 Lead Corvette to be armed with Tsirkon Hypersonic Missiles

November 1, 2019 @ 07:06 AM

The lead corvette of Russias Project 20385, Gremyashchiy, will be armed with Tsirkon hypersonic anti-ship missiles, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. “It will certainly have Tsirkon,” Putin said while inspecting the boat,

France’s Naval Group Cuts Steel for First FDI Frigate

October 25, 2019 @ 04:15 PM

The steel-cutting ceremony of the first defence and intervention frigate (FDI) took place at the Naval Group site of Lorient, located in north-western France, on Thursday. The first of the five warships ordered by the French navy in April 2017 will be delivered in 2023

US to Refurbish Bahrain’s Guided Missile Frigate for $150M

October 24, 2019 @ 05:19 AM

The United States green-signalled Bahrains request of refurbishing its Oliver Hazard Perry Class guided-missile warship for an estimated $150 million, on Wednesday. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Bahrain to refurbish the Oliver Hazard Perry Class ship, ex ROBERT G

Greece to Buy 2 FTI frigates from France

October 11, 2019 @ 11:26 AM

France has signed an agreement with Greece on the latters purchase of FTI multi-mission frigates (Frégates de taille intermédiaire, or Belharra), Florence Parly, defense minister of France, announced Friday. “France has signed a letter of intent with Greece on its purchase of two frigates of defense and intervention (FDI),” Parly