Turkey Commissions Second Largest Vessel, Unmanned Surface Vessel

January 22, 2024 @ 09:47 AM

At a commissioning ceremony held at Sefine Shipyard in Yalova on Friday, the Turkish Navy officially welcomed crewed supply ships, a frigate, and an unmanned surface vessel into service

Estonia Launches Semi-Autonomous Vessel Project for European Navies

January 22, 2024 @ 09:24 AM

The Estonian government, in collaboration with local shipbuilder Baltic Workboats, has initiated a four-year project to develop a semi-autonomous vessel prototype for European naval forces.

Birdon's H260 Heavy Landing Craft Selected for U.S. Marine Corps Evaluation

January 19, 2024 @ 09:29 AM

Australian maritime engineering firm Birdon has been selected by the U.S

GE Vernova to Power New UK FSS Ships with Hybrid-Electric Propulsion

January 17, 2024 @ 07:41 AM

GE Vernova's Power Conversion business in the UK has secured a contract with Team Resolute to provide advanced hybrid-electric propulsion technology for the UK Ministry of Defence's (MOD) Royal Fleet Auxiliary Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships. Team Resolute, a consortium comprising Navantia, Harland & Wolff, and BMT, will deliver three 216-meter-long...

Greece Negotiating with U.S. for Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships

January 16, 2024 @ 01:54 PM

Greece is in discussions with the United States regarding the acquisition of four Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) for the Hellenic Navy. In December 2021, Lockheed and the U

Russia Set to Construct New Aircraft Carrier as Navy Expands Capabilities

January 10, 2024 @ 03:46 PM

Russia has announced plans to construct a new aircraft carrier, according to Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov. The revelation was made in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda daily, where Admiral Yevmenov emphasized the strategic importance of such a move in bolstering the country's maritime strength

Iranian Navy Receives Stealth vessel, Missile Boats

January 7, 2024 @ 09:51 AM

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy received a radar-evading warship, speedboats and corvettes equipped with a range of missiles in a ceremony at Irans southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday. The IRGC Navy took delivery of an advanced warship, named after Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, an Iraqi commander of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) who was martyred alongside Irans Lt

Indian Navy Deploys Warship, Commandos Responding to Cargo Vessel Hijacked off Somalia

January 5, 2024 @ 02:35 PM

In response to a hijacking attempt in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy swiftly deployed a warship and commandos to intercept the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier, MV Lila Norfolk. The vessel transmitted distress signals on the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) portal, indicating the presence of approximately five to six unknown armed personnel

Singapore Awards ST Engineering Contract for Formidable-Class Frigate Upgrade

January 3, 2024 @ 06:06 AM

Singapore has awarded ST Engineering a contract to upgrade its Formidable-class frigates. The contract was announced by the firm on December 14, aligning with Singapore's efforts to address challenges related to limited troop size and training spaces

Israeli Aerospace Secures Contract for MINI-POP Electro-Optic Sensors with Royal Thai Navy

December 29, 2023 @ 09:17 AM

Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) revealed on December 26 a fresh contractual arrangement with the Royal Thai Navy, signifying the acquisition of MINI-POP electro-optic sensors tailored for deployment on naval vessels. Under the agreement, IAI is set to supply 6 Sea Mini POP sensor payloads to the Royal Thai Navy, with the intent of bolstering the capabilities of its patrol vessels to navigate challenging and adverse conditions

Japan Initiates Sea Trials for Helicopter Carrier Kaga Following F-35B Modifications

December 28, 2023 @ 06:31 AM

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has commenced sea trials for its helicopter carrier JS Kaga (DDH 184) after undergoing significant modifications to accommodate F-35B fighter jets, as announced by the JMSDF on December 25. New images shared on the social media platform X (formerly Twitter), by the service's

European Project on Low-noise Naval Propeller Development Finalised

December 27, 2023 @ 08:39 AM

The European Defence Agency (EDA) project, "Next Generation of Propellers" (NextProp), concluded with the successful development of models and tools for designing low-noise naval propellers. The final meeting of the EDA project occurred in Brussels this month