RAFAEL Wins $30M to Maintain Asian Navy’s Typhoon Weapon Stations, Missiles

August 10, 2023 @ 10:22 AM

Israels RAFAEL has won a new contract with an Asian nation to provide comprehensive maintenance support services for operational systems employed by its navy. The multi-year agreement is estimated at 100 million Shekels ($30 million) and will include maintenance services for the navys TYPHOON and MINI-TYPHOON remotely-controlled naval weapon stations, Naval...

Keel Laid for Spanish Navy’s First F110 Frigate

August 10, 2023 @ 04:29 AM

Navantia laid the keel at Spains Ferrol shipyard for the first of five F110 frigates being built for countrys Navy. The construction of the first pilot blocks of the F-111, the first of its class, began in April 2022 in a cut of first steel ceremony led by the President of...

Philippine Coast Guard to get $7.7M Japan Grant for Maritime Communication System

August 9, 2023 @ 05:44 AM

The recent incident involving Chinas “harassment” of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has pushed the latters allies to offer help. On August 8, Japan and the Philippines signed an exchange of note for a 1

SK Oceanplant Cuts Steel for S.Korea’s Second FFX Batch-III Frigate

August 7, 2023 @ 11:08 AM

South Koreas SK Oceanplant cut steel for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navys second FFX Batch-III frigate. The contract for the second ship was awarded to the company in December 2021

Manila Livid as Chinese Coast Guard 'Water Cannons' Philippines Supply Ship in...

August 7, 2023 @ 05:34 AM

Manila expressed strong anger as Chinese coast guard vessels attacked Philippines Navy supply vessels with water cannons to force them away from near the Nansha islands in the disputed South China sea on Saturday. The supply vessels were en route to Ayungin Shoal in the South China Sea for a routine...

Angola Received First French Landing Ship

August 5, 2023 @ 08:46 AM

Angolas first French-made landing ship RA 4 de Abril arrived at port Luanda on July 19 aboard the Dutch-registered bulk carrier MV Yacht Express. This was reported by

Turkish Firm Unveils First Unmanned Underwater Glider Narval 504-P, RAMPUS UUV

August 4, 2023 @ 04:27 PM

Turkish firm Sonitus showcased mockup of the Narval 504-P unmanned underwater glider and RAMPUS UUV at IDEF 2023 exhibition held last week in Istanbul. The underwater gliders endurance at sea exceeds six months, and both products can be used for both military and civilian applications

Ukraine Attacks Russian Navy Ship with Kamikaze USV

August 4, 2023 @ 02:23 PM

Russian Navys Ropucha I-class landing ship was spotted close to the Black Sea while being towed by two tugs after being struck by Ukraine's explosive-laden drone boat. The attack reportedly took place in Novorossiysk, a major Russian port on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, sits roughly 420 miles from Ukrainian-held shores

U.S. Navy Orders 6 Arleigh Burke-class Destroyers

August 2, 2023 @ 04:54 AM

Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding division has won a multi-year procurement contract for the construction of six Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyers for the U.S

Fincantieri-Leonardo JV Bags €925 Million Italian Offshore Patrol Vessel Contract

August 1, 2023 @ 10:04 AM

Orizzonte Sistemi Navali (OSN), the joint venture between Fincantieri and Leonardo has won €925 million to build three next generation patrol vessels for the Italian Navy. The contract includes options for a further three units and infrastructural upgrades required for the naval bases in Augusta, Cagliari and Messina, where the vessels will be based

Dutch Submarine Contract Award by First Quarter 2024

August 1, 2023 @ 05:17 AM

The Netherlands will award a contract to build four submarines by first quarter of 2024. Dutch Secretary for Defence Christophe van der Maat informed the House of Representatives July 28 that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received replies to its invitation to tender for the delivery of four new submarines

Naviris, Eurosam Bag €1.5B French, Italian Horizon Frigates Upgrade Contract

July 31, 2023 @ 04:59 PM

The European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) has awarded Naviris and Eurosam a contract for the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of the French and Italian Horizon frigates. The two co-contractors, Naviris and eurosam, will work with MBDA Italia, MBDA France and Thales for the new generation of Principal Anti-Air Missile System & Long-Range Radar (PAAMS & LRR) to be installed on the frigates