US Navy to Induct USS Indianapolis This October

June 27, 2019 @ 02:29 AM

Lockheed Martin-made Littoral Combat Ship 17, the future USS Indianapolis, has completed acceptance trials in lake Michigan, and will be commissioned to the US Navy this October. The trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface and air detect-to-engage demonstrations of the ship's combat system

Two New Russian Ivan Gren-class Warships Likely To Be Helicopter Carriers

June 25, 2019 @ 07:27 AM

Moscows two new Project 11711, Ivan Gren-class amphibious assault ships are likely to be helicopter carriers with a single superstructure. Construction of the two new ships under this project, Vladimir Andreyev and the Vasily Trushin, was completed in April of this year

Fire In India's Under-construction Guided Missile Destroyer Claims One Casuality

June 22, 2019 @ 07:20 AM

A major fire broke out in Indian Navy's under-construction stealth guided-missile destroyer, “INS Visakhapatnam,” stationed at Mumbais Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders on Friday, killing a 23-year old contract worker. "Under-construction warship Visakhapatnam caught fire at 5

German Navy Inducts First Baden-Württemberg Class Frigate

June 19, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

The German Navy has commissioned its first F-125 Baden-Württemberg-class frigate, on Monday. “The German Navys first Baden-Württemberg-class frigate has entered service,” according to Christian Thiels, Editor-in-chief, German Armed Forces Media

Project 22350 Frigate Admiral Kasatonov To Be Delivered To Russian Navy This

May 31, 2019 @ 08:36 AM

Project 22350 frigate, Admiral Kasatonov which is the second ship of the Admiral Gorshkov-class has nearly completed sea trials and will be delivered to the Russian Navy by the end of this year. The new frigate will take part in the International Maritime Defense Show and the Main Naval Parade in...

CAE to Conduct Combat Systems Training of Canadian Surface Combatant Ship Program

May 28, 2019 @ 01:25 PM

CAE today announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Lockheed Martin Canada to begin work during the design phase of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship program. During the design phase over the next several years, CAE will support combat systems training needs analysis and training media analysis that will contribute to the overall CSC training system design

Chinese Navy Retires 4 Destroyers Days after Commissioning 2 New Warships

May 18, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

The destroyer flotilla of the Chinese Navy under the PLA Northern Theater Command held a retirement ceremony for four first-generation missile destroyers. The decommissioning of the 4 ships at a military port in Lyushun, Liaoning Province, followed the induction of two Type 052D guided missile destroyers in the naval shipyard of Dalian on May 12

China Plans to Build Over 30 Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyers

May 13, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

China plans to build over 30 Type 052D guided missile destroyers and is eyeing an export market for them. Two new Type 052D guided missile destroyers, developed from predecessor Type 052C, were launched in the Dalian Shipyard on Friday, reports wenweipo

GRSE Wins $904M To Supply Indian Navy With Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water...

April 29, 2019 @ 03:54 PM

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE) has won a contract worth $903.8 million or INR 6311

Russia begins work on two project 11356 Frigates destined for India

April 27, 2019 @ 01:39 PM

Russia's Yantar shipyard has started work on building two project 11356 frigates for the Indian Navy as reported by the press office of Rosboronexport, Russias state arms exporter. "Rosoboronexport sees the Yantar Shipyards big potential for developing and producing hi-tech products supplied as part of military and technical cooperation

China Plans to have 8 Type 055 Destroyers

April 24, 2019 @ 11:51 AM

China plans to have a fleet of 8 Type 055 destroyers, its most powerful naval vessel which was showcased during the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navys 70th anniversary on Tuesday in Qingdao. While four have been built, four more are planned to be constructed, state media reported

French Navy Frigate With Latest Air Defence Capability Launched

April 23, 2019 @ 12:25 PM

Naval Group has launched the ‘ALSACE frigate for the French Navy equipped the latest air defence systems containing Aster missiles. The multi-purpose frigate belongs to the FREMM (Frigates European Multi Mission) class of ships that is used by the navies of France and Italy