China feels Threatened by New AEGIS-equipped Japanese Destroyer

July 30, 2018 @ 10:08 AM

Japans newest AEGIS-equipped destroyer, which will be furnished with major weapons systems, will reportedly strengthen the countrys maritime air defense capability and potentially targeting China and threatening other countries, according to Chinese experts. Zhang Junshe, a senior research fellow at the People's Liberation Army Naval Military Studies Research Institute, told...

Metal Shark to Deliver 40 Patrol Boats to US Navy

July 28, 2018 @ 08:34 AM

Metal Shark Boats, a subsidary of Gravois Aluminum Boats is awarded an $18.4 million delivery order for the construction and delivery of 40 Patrol Boats

Sri Lanka to Receive Naval Frigate from China

July 24, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

China plans to gift a Naval Frigate to Sri Lanka as part of their mutual military trust, a Chinese official said Tuesday. Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei of the Chinese Embassy speaking at a reception held at the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo today to mark the 91st Anniversary of the founding of...

Singapore Navy Decommissions two Fearless-class Patrol Vessels

July 20, 2018 @ 12:19 PM

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) decommissioned two Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs) RSS Daring and RSS Resilience at a sunset ceremony at Tuas Naval Base Thursday. Officiated by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral (RADM) Lew Chuen Hong, the ceremony marked the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new...

Turkey’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier To Be Ready in 2021

July 19, 2018 @ 03:05 PM

Turkeys first indigenous aircraft carrier, the TCG Anadolu, is expected to be delivered to the Naval Forces Command in April 2021, Daily Sabah reports Wednesday. The TCG Anadolu, which is being produced with a local content ratio of 68 percent, will be one of the world's most advanced aircraft carriers

General Dynamics Gets $72.5M For USS Higgins Guided-Missile Destroyer Upgrade

July 19, 2018 @ 10:24 AM

General Dynamics has won a $72.5 million worth contract to upgrade US Navys USS Higgins guided-missile destroyer, the Department of defense announced Wednesday

Multi-Role Combat Vessels to Replace Singapore's Victory-class Missile Corvettes

July 17, 2018 @ 03:08 PM

Singapore plans to replace its Victory-class Missile Corvettes (MCVs), the current mainstay of its naval surface combat fleet, with more capable Multi-Role Combat Vessels (MRCVs) by 2025. The MRCVs will contain configurable modular payloads and unmanned systems to function as flexible "motherships" capable of deploying unmanned drones to suit various missions from peace to war, according to a '

US Navy’s New Arleigh Burke-Class Guided Missile Destroyer Launched

July 17, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries Ingalls Shipbuilding division successfully launched the US Navys newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr

US MQ-8C Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter Completes Initial Operational Test

July 9, 2018 @ 11:52 AM

The US MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has completed the first Initial Operational test and Evaluation. The next-gen UAS manufactured by Northrop Grumman performed several machine scenarios aboard Coronado off the coast of southern California, LT

China's First Domestically-built Aircraft Carrier Ready For Second Sea Trials

July 6, 2018 @ 08:29 AM

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, Type 001A, is reportedly ready for its second sea trials after the ships outfitting work was completed on Thursday, local media reports. A report from wenweipo

Turkish Firm Wins Tender to Build Four Corvettes for Pakistan Navy

July 5, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

A Turkish firm has won a tender to build four corvettes for the Pakistan Navy making it the biggest ever defence export from Turkey. “A tender opened by the Pakistan Navy to supply four corvettes has just been concluded and Turkey has won the tender,” Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told reporters today during a visit to Montenegro Anadolu Agency (AA) reported