Malaysia Buys 3 MILGEM Corvettes from Turkey

June 11, 2024 @ 06:03 AM

Turkey will construct three vessels for the Royal Malaysian Navy under the Littoral Mission Ship Batch 2 Project. The

Russian Navy Floats Out "Anti-sabotage" Vessel to Protect Naval Bases

June 8, 2024 @ 07:36 AM

The Russian Navy has launched a new anti-sabotage ship of the Project 21980 Grachonok, in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region. The Grachonok-class ships are designed to patrol coastal waters and protect naval bases from enemy underwater sabotage forces

European Commission Selects Multi-Mission Patrol Corvette Proposal by Consortium of European Shipyards

June 8, 2024 @ 05:29 AM

The European Commission has chosen a consortium of European shipyards, including Navantia, Fincantieri, and Naval Group, for the European Multi-Mission Patrol Corvette (EPC/MMPC) proposal submitted on November 22, 2023. This decision builds on the European Patrol Corvette (EPC) PESCO programme foundations, under which Modular and Multirole Patrol Corvette (MMPC) Call 1...

European Commission Selects Naval Group Belgium-Led Consortium for Extended Mine Countermeasures Project

June 7, 2024 @ 06:00 AM

The European Commission has chosen the consortium led by Naval Group Belgium to spearhead the European Extended Mine Countermeasures (E=MCM) project. Under the umbrella of the European Defense Fund (EDF), Naval Group Belgium, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Naval Group, will oversee the E=MCM project for a three-year term

Steel Cut for the Second Indonesian Red White Frigate

June 6, 2024 @ 06:44 AM

Indonesias defense ministry has announced the commencement of the construction of the second Red White (“Merah Putih”) frigate for the countrys navy at the PT PAL Indonesia Commercial Ship Division Fabrication Workshop, Surabaya, on June 5. "The ship that is being built is the largest Combat Frigate ship built at PT...

Spain’s Navantia Participates in Six EDF 2023 Projects Valued at €520M

May 31, 2024 @ 05:03 AM

Navantia, the Spanish state-owned shipbuilding company, will be involved in six research and development projects funded by the 2023 European Defence Fund (EDF). The European Commission has announced the selection of these projects, which have a combined value of €520 million

PT PAL Indonesia Lays Keel for Second Modified Philippines Landing Dock Export...

May 30, 2024 @ 09:12 AM

PT PAL Indonesia initiated the construction of the second modified Filipino Landing Dock Export Ship with the ceremonial laying of its keel on May 29. Following the ceremony, a comprehensive technical review was conducted by the Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee (TIAC) and Philippines Navy Owner Representatives (PNOR) teams

French Navy Orders EXOCET MM40 Block 3C Missiles

May 25, 2024 @ 04:44 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) in April issued an order to MBDA for the acquisition of EXOCET 40 Block 3C (MM40 B3C) missiles. This procurement is intended to equip the French Navy's frigates as per the Military Programming Law (LP) 2024-2030

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Wins $1B for U.S. Navy’s Constellation-class Frigates

May 24, 2024 @ 04:04 AM

The Pentagon today awarded a modification

Philippines Commissions Israel-made Acero-class Patrol Gunboats

May 22, 2024 @ 11:37 AM

The Philippine Navy (PN) has formally commissioned two more Israel-made fast attack interdiction craft (FAIC), also known as Acero-class patrol gunboats, equipped with the Spike NLOS (non-line of sight) missile systems. The commissioning rites for the new vessels, named BRP Herminigildo Yurong (PG-906) and BRP Laurence Narag (PG-907), were held at the Naval Station Jose Andrada, Roxas Boulevard, Manila on May 21, PN spokesperson Commander John Percie Alcos

Lockheed Martin Launches PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Against Cruise Missile Target

May 20, 2024 @ 04:36 PM

Lockheed Martin, collaborating with the U.S

Philippines to Buy 5 Japanese Patrol Boats Via $415M Loan

May 20, 2024 @ 08:07 AM

The Philippines will purchase five patrol vessels from Japan through a Japanese loan worth approximately 23.9 billion pesos ($415 million) amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea, the Philippine Foreign Affairs Department announced on Friday