Leonardo OTO 76/62 Naval Guns Selected for German Navy Corvettes

October 31, 2018 @ 05:40 PM

Leonardo signed a contract with the German Federal Office in charge of defence acquisitions, to provide seven OTO 76/62 Super Rapid Naval Gun systems that will equip the new K130 corvettes of the German Navy. The contract also includes training and spare parts supply

China Commences Building Second Littoral Warship for Malaysia

October 24, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

Chinas Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group started building a warship, the second littoral mission ship (LMS) for Malaysia in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. The new LMS is contracted by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group under China Shipbuilding Industry Co

Pakistan Commissions Largest Locally-built Warship

October 17, 2018 @ 10:59 AM

The Pakistan Navy Commissioned PNS MOAWIN, an indigenously constructed 17,000 ton combat support ship which is the largest warship ever built in Pakistan. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, President of Turkish Defence Industry Prof Dr Ismael DEMIR and Turkish Deputy Minister of National Defence Muhsin Dere were...

Germany Commissions To Build Five New K130 Corvettes

September 24, 2018 @ 01:44 PM

Germany's procurement authority, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-service Support (BAAINBw), has commissioned to build another five new Braunschweig-class (K130) corvettes for the countrys navy. Bundeswehr awarded the contract the ARGE K130 consortium, composed of Lürssen Werft, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and German Naval Yards Kiel...

Lockheed Martin, Austal Win US Navy Contracts to Build Three Littoral Combat...

September 20, 2018 @ 07:08 AM

The United States Navy has awarded modifications to previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contracts for one Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 LCS to Lockheed Martin and two FY 2018 LCSs to Austal USA, Sept. 18

Indonesian Navy’s Missile Boat Sinks after Catching Fire

September 12, 2018 @ 07:24 AM

The Indonesian Navys fast missile boat KRI Rencong-622 sank after catching fire while patrolling the waters of Sorong, West Papua, around 20 miles from the harbor of Navy Command III in Sorong on Tuesday. A Navy official confirmed the incident to Antara News stating the vessel sank on Tuesday afternoon after all aboard had been rescued

Lockheed Martin, Fincantieri Deliver Sixth, Seventh Freedom-class Combat Ships

August 24, 2018 @ 06:19 AM

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) delivered the future USS Sioux City, Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 11, and future USS Wichita, LCS 13, to the United States Navy. LCS 11 is the sixth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team and will be commissioned at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on Nov

INS Vikramaditya To Get Marine Hydraulic Systems Next Year

August 23, 2018 @ 09:25 AM

Russias state hi-tech corporation Rostec announced Wednesday that its subsidiary Technodinamika has begun installation of marine hydraulic systems on Indian Navys aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The GS-1MF and GS-3 marine hydraulic systems are used for refueling, cleaning and pressurization of hydraulic systems of aircraft and helicopters which form part of the air-capable wing of the Vikramaditya aircraft carrier

ST Engineering Launches Seventh Littoral Mission Vessel for Singapore Navy

August 18, 2018 @ 11:54 AM

ST Engineerings Marine sector has launched the seventh Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Dauntless, designed and built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). The LMV programme that started in 2013 will replace the RSNs current fleet of Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, also designed and built by ST Engineerings Marine sector in the 1990s

France Issues RFI for Procurement of Six Offshore Patrol Boats

August 14, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has issued a Request for information (RFI) for the development, construction and supply of six new and identical offshore steel or aluminum hull patrol boats for the French Navy. The RFI issued last Friday also asks for maintenance in operational conditions (OLS) of these vessels in overseas territories and realization of associated services, including the provision of spare parts, documentation and training

India Approves Purchase of Six Next-gen Offshore Patrol Vessels for $706 Million

August 13, 2018 @ 01:35 PM

The Indian defense acquisition council (DAC) headed by the defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday approved the acquisition of six next-generation offshore patrol vessels (NGOPVs) from Indian shipbuilders for an approximate ₹4941 crore (US $706 million) for the Indian Navy. The MoD had issued a request for information (RFI) to procure Six NGOPVs class of ships from Indian Shipyards in January this year

Indian DAC Approves Acquisition of Fast Patrol Vessels for Coast Guard for...

July 31, 2018 @ 10:52 AM

Indias Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by the defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved acquisition of eight Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) for the Indian Coast Guard under the 'Buy Indian Designed, Developed and Manufactured (IDDM)' category at an approximate cost of Rs 800 crore (US $116 million) . These vessels will be indigenously designed and manufactured and would strengthen maritime security by undertaking day/night patrolling and policing of the Maritime Zones of India including interception of vessels and personnel engaged in anti-sabotage anti-terrorist, anti-smuggling operations as well as provide assistance for Search and Rescue medical evacuation, disaster relief operations,...