ST Engineering to Build Six Multi-Role Combat Vessels for Singapore Navy

March 30, 2023 @ 10:36 AM

Singapores Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has signed a contract with ST Engineering for the detailed design and construction of six Multi-Role Combat Vessels (MRCVs). The six MRCVs will replace the existing Victory-class Missile Corvettes (MCVs) in the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)

First Belgian-Dutch Mine Countermeasure Vessel Launched

March 30, 2023 @ 07:24 AM

Frances Naval Group launched first of the twelve mine countermeasure vessels of the Belgian-Dutch rMCM programme, the M940 Oostende, intended for the Belgian Navy, on March 29. The MCM vessels will be the first to have the capability to embark and launch a combination of surface drones, underwater drones and aerial...

Keel Laid for Brazilian Navy’s First Tamandaré Frigate

March 25, 2023 @ 06:54 AM

The Brazilian Navy and Águas Azuis laid keel for the Brazilian Navys Tamandaré frigate at thyssenkrupp Estaleiro Brasil Sul in Itajaí, Santa Catarina. Aguas Azuis is a special purpose entity (SPE) formed by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), Embraer Defense & Security and Atech

French DGA Launches Production of Mine Countermeasures Boats

March 24, 2023 @ 08:58 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) said Thursday it launched the production of

Malaysia to Discuss Littoral Mission Ship Batch 2 Procurement with Turkey Soon

March 14, 2023 @ 10:05 AM

Malaysian defense minister Dato' Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Hasan will be heading to Turkey to negotiate the procurement of the Littoral Mission Ship (LMS) Batch 2. Turkish media reported that Hasan could likely pick Turkeys Ada-class corvette

Turkey Starts Constructing Second Ada-class Corvette for Ukraine

March 14, 2023 @ 09:27 AM

A metal cutting ceremony, marking the start of the construction of the second Ada-class corvette for the Ukrainian Navy, was reportedly held recently. It is unknown exactly when the ceremony took place,

Future Chinese Type 052D Destroyers to Get Upgraded Radars

March 13, 2023 @ 05:53 AM

The three Type 052D guided missiles being built for the Chinese Navy are likely to receive “major upgrades to their radar systems,” state-owned media reported Sunday. Two Type 052D warships were launched from Dalian Shipyard in Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Friday, and three additional hulls of the same type still under construction in the yard

Iran Develops World’s First Air Defense Small Boat

March 10, 2023 @ 08:14 AM

Irans Navy has built a single unit of a Zulfiqar-class small-sized boat, the worlds first such kind specifically meant for air defense. This new boat is not to be confused with other Iranian types that are also called Zulfiqar-class

Iran Navy Adds Warship, Missile-Launching Boats

March 10, 2023 @ 06:36 AM

Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has taken delivery of a new 2,100-ton warship, and nearly 100 missile-launching speed boats that have been converted from rocket-launching vessels. The Shahid Mahdavi warship was officially added to the IRGC Navys fleet in a ceremony in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Thursday, Iranian

Japan’s Navy Receives Fourth Mogami-Class Frigate

March 8, 2023 @ 10:10 AM

Japans Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) added the fourth new Mogami-class frigate, JS Mikuma, on Tuesday. The 133m-long warship with displacement of 3,900 tons was handed over to the MSDF in a ceremony held at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) shipyard in Nagasaki

EDGE, Fincantieri to Jointly Design Naval Vessels

February 23, 2023 @ 05:50 AM

EDGE entity Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) and Fincantieri, signed an Industrial Cooperation Agreement Wednesday to jointly develop naval vessels. Under the terms of the agreement, EDGE and Fincantieri will join forces on the design, construction, and fleet management of military and commercial vessels, as well as creating new business opportunities in the local and international markets with value-added advanced technology solutions