Russia, India To Likely Sign Four Project 11356 Frigates Deal In June

April 17, 2018 @ 01:49 PM

Russia and India are likely to sign a contract for construction of four Project 11356 or Grigorovich-class, also designated Upgraded Krivak III frigates in June, TASS reports Tuesday quoting a source in diplomatic and military circles as saying

Saudi Arabia Signs €2 Billion Deal For Five Spanish Corvettes

April 13, 2018 @ 04:30 PM

Saudi Arabia has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Spanish firm Navantia S.A

Lockheed Martin To Support Restoration Efforts Of US Navy's Damaged Destroyer USS...

April 13, 2018 @ 10:22 AM

The Pentagon has awarded $68 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin to support the restoration of the US Navys damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. Last June, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship while transiting busy sea lanes outside Tokyo Bay after the junior officer in charge on the bridge...

New 4,500-ton Landing Ship for S Korean Navy

April 2, 2018 @ 09:02 AM

South Korea's Navy will take delivery of a 4,500-ton landing ship featuring speedier and larger-load operations on Monday, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said. The handover ceremony of the Ilchulbong vessel will be held at the Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard in Ulsan,

Royal Navy Warship ‘HMS Ocean’ Decommissioned Ahead of Sale To Brazil

March 28, 2018 @ 11:55 AM

The largest British warship, the former Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean (L12), has been decommissioned during a ceremony Tuesday aboard the amphibious ship at the RNs Devonport Naval Base, with plans for the Brazilian Navy to take possession of the ship in June 2018. Last month, the British government announced it...

China's First Aircraft Carrier Liaoning to Join Navy drills

March 24, 2018 @ 03:13 PM

Chinas first aircraft carrier Liaoning will take part in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navys first combat drill to be held in the disputed South China Sea region, local media reports. This is a routine and planned arrangement to test and improve the military's training level and comprehensively enhance its ability to combat and to win

BAE Systems Reveals Type 31e Frigate Design at DIMDEX 2018

March 10, 2018 @ 10:32 AM

BAE Systems has unveiled proposed design for the Type 31e frigate competition in the UK, for the first time at an international defense expo held in Doha, Qatar. BAE Systems has brought together its warship design and engineering capability and combat systems expertise with Cammell Laird, the commercial shipbuilder, in a Teaming Agreement to bid for the contract to deliver Type 31e, the UKs adaptable general purpose frigate

Singapore Investigation Blames USS John S McCain’s Crew for Deadly Collision With...

March 9, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

A Singapore Ministry of Transportation Investigation has blamed crew of the US Navy Ship, John S McCain for a deadly collision with a merchant ship, Alnic MC in Singapore Strait that killed ten US Sailors in August 2017. The report which was released yesterday said,“the safety investigation determined that the USS John S McCain made a sudden turn to Port (left) into the path of Alnic MC because of a series of missteps that took place after propulsion controls were transferred

Japan to Acquire Phalanx Close-in Weapon System for Naval Defence

March 6, 2018 @ 03:17 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of MK 15 Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (CIWS) Block IB Baseline 1 to MK 15 Phalanx Block IB Baseline 2 conversion kits for an estimated cost of $45 million. The Government of Japan has requested to buy twenty-four (24) MK 15 Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (CIWS) Block IB Baseline 1 to MK 15 Phalanx Block IB Baseline 2 conversion kits

China to Speed-up Development of Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier, Subs

March 2, 2018 @ 09:35 AM

State-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) has said it plans to speed up the process of developing nuclear powered aircraft carriers and submarines. CSIC manufactures ships and submarines and has made China's first conventionally-powered aircraft carrier which is currently undergoing mooring tests

South Korean Navy Takes Delivery Of First Daegu-class FFX-II Frigate

February 28, 2018 @ 03:25 PM

The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) has officially taken delivery of the first of eight Daegu-class frigates, built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. and powered by Rolls-Royce, in a ceremony on Tuesday

India, Russia Agree on $3 Billion Frigate Deal

February 27, 2018 @ 02:44 PM

India and Russia have finalized terms for the purchase of four Krivak III class stealth frigates for US$775 million each, an unconfirmed media report said. According to