India has launched the first of its seven planned Project 17 Alpha (P17A)-class stealth-capable frigates, the INS Nilgiri, today. “The INS Nilgiri is the first of the Indian Navy's seven new stealth frigates with enhanced stealth features fitted with state-of-the-art weapons and sensors,” Rajnath Singh, Defense Minister of India, ...
The Istanbul Naval Shipyard will cut steel tomorrow for Pakistans first MILGEM frigate to signal the start of construction of four vessels for the Asian nation. Pakistan had ordered 4 MILGEM frigates with Turkish shipbuilder Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret AŞ (STM) in July 2018
India has completed payment for two project 11356 naval frigates with Russia, President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov said Tuesday. "All the money under the contract with India has been transferred
Frances move to sell two FTI multi-mission frigates (Frégates de taille intermédiaire, or Belharra) armed with MdCN naval cruise missiles to Greece could irk Turkey, souring the relationship between the two countries. The frigates in question are Naval Group-manufactured FTIs that have a displacement of about 4,000 tonnes...
Russia will lay the keels of 22 vessels that includes warships, nuclear and conventional submarines, and cargo vessels for its naval forces, in 2020. "Next year will see a record number of keel-laying ceremonies for ships, both combat and supply vessels, to be built for the Russian Navy
BAE Systems has won a $170.7 million contract from the US Navy to perform simultaneous maintenance and repair on two Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided-missile destroyers in its San Diego shipyard
Lockheed Martin has won a $56 million contract for combat system engineering support on the Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS). The SSDS combat system engineering agent/software design agent primary deliverables will be SSDS tactical computer programs, program updates and associated engineering, development and logistics products
BAE Systems has cut the first steel for its second Type 26 Frigate christened "HMS Cardiff," marking the formal start of production for the warship for the UK Royal Navy. Type 26 is designed to deliver the most advanced anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability to the Royal Navy
Austal has won a $23 million contract to support littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Tulsa (LCS 16) belonging to the US Navy. The contract includes advance planning, material procurement and accomplishment of work in support of the post shakedown availability (PSA) of littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16)
The United States (US) Navy will commission its latest Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future “USS Billings” (LCS 15) on Saturday, August 3, in Key West, Florida. The ship is designed to defeat asymmetric "anti-access" threats such as mines, quiet diesel submarines and fast surface craft
The United States (US) has approved Egypts request to provide Follow on Technical Support (FOTS) for its naval ships for $554million. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for various ships for an estimated cost of $554 million,” Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a
The Indian navy commissioned the “L-56,” the sixth of the eight ordered amphibious vessels of the Mark IV Landing Craft Utility (LCU)-class on Monday, 29 July. Manufacturer of the ship, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) signed an agreement for worth INR 21 billion ($305 million) with the Indian Navy for designing and building the LCU ships in September 2011