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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...

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

Babcock to Help Saab Design Swedish Navy’s New Lulea-class Warship

May 17, 2024 @ 07:30 AM

Saab has asked Babcock to support the design for the development of the Swedish Navys new Luleå-class Surface Combatant. Saab, commissioned by FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, will design four ships for the Swedish Navy

Dutch Navy Ship Faces Technical Delays En Route to Red Sea Amid...

May 9, 2024 @ 08:38 AM

The Dutch navy vessel Zr.Ms

Hensoldt to Provide Radars, Air Traffic Management Systems for Royal Fleet Auxiliary...

May 3, 2024 @ 10:33 AM

Navantia UK has contracted Hensoldt UK to supply advanced radar and navigation systems for the UK Royal Fleet Auxiliarys (RFA) three new Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships. This equipment includes Hensoldt's Quadome Naval 3D Air and Surface Surveillance Radar, Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems, and Kelvin Hughes Integrated Navigation Bridge Systems (INBS)

South Korea Approves New FFX Batch-IV Frigate Program

April 29, 2024 @ 07:08 AM

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) approved the 'Ulsan Class Batch-IV Project', also known as FFX Batch-IV, during the 161st Defense Project Promotion Committee meeting held on April 26 at the Ministry of Defense in Yongsan. The ROK Navy and DAPA strongly support the FFX Batch-IV initiative to replace the FFX Batch-III ‘Chungnam class frigates, aiming to procure six new frigates by 2032 with the same design

Naval Group Lays Keel for Third FDI Frigate for Greece

April 25, 2024 @ 05:41 AM

French shipbuilder Naval Group announced on Wednesday that it has laid the keel for the third Hellenic defence and intervention frigate (FDI) HS Formion in Lorient on April 15. The first Hellenic Shipn (HS), HS Kimon, was launched in October 2023, with its PSIM (Platform Management System) installed in November, followed by harbor trials beginning in early March and the Electrical Distribution system powering up the ship

Thales Launches New System Testing Centre for German F126 Project

April 24, 2024 @ 05:40 AM

Thales, in partnership with the German Navy and BAAINBw, inaugurated the 'extended Thales Testing Centre' in Hengelo, the Netherlands, signaling an advancement in the F126 project aimed at supplying frigates to the German Navy by 2028. The expanded Thales Testing Centre will function as a central hub for the F126 project, facilitating critical activities such as prototyping, system validation, integration, and testing

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