Italy Offers 2 PPA Warships to Indonesia

November 1, 2023 @ 01:03 PM

Italy is reportedly in discussions to sell two Pattugliatore Polivante d'Altura (PPA) Paolo Thaon class multipurpose patrol boats to Indonesia. The ships to be sold would be among those already being built for the Italian navy in order to accelerate delivery, Italian junior defense minister Matteo Perego di Cremnago was quoted...

Naval Group, Airbus Successfully Test Marine Aerial Drone Demonstrator Aboard French Navy's...

November 1, 2023 @ 07:43 AM

Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) and the French Navy, Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters recently conducted successful sea trials of the Marine Aerial Drone System (SDAM) demonstrator integrated onto a multi-mission frigate. The tests took place from October 2 to 9, aboard the French Navy's multi-mission frigate Provence, which was...

Fincantieri, Leonardo Join Hands to Develop Protection Systems for Underwater Infrastructure

October 30, 2023 @ 03:00 AM

Fincantieri and Leonardo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a network of platforms and systems for surveillance, control, and protection of critical underwater infrastructures and maritime areas. The scope of cooperation includes the protection of strategic underwater networks, cables, communication backbones, offshore infrastructure, underwater threat alert systems,...

Polish Companies Secure Contracts for Naval Missile Units in Collaboration with Kongsberg

October 27, 2023 @ 11:30 AM

Two Polish defense firms, PIT-RADWAR and Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne, part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), have secured contracts with Norway's Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace (KDA) for two Naval Missile Units and Naval Strike Missile (NSM) production and maintenance. The contract for the construction of two Naval Missile Units destined for...

Turkey's DEARSAN Shipyard Launches Patrol Vessel for Nigerian Navy

October 26, 2023 @ 02:41 PM

Turkeys DEARSAN shipyard has launched the first 76m Offshore Patrol Ship for the Nigerian Navy in a ceremony held today. DEARSAN will construct a total of 2 such ships for Nigeria

Damen Naval Contracts Alewijnse for Anti-Submarine Warfare Frigates Systems Integration

October 26, 2023 @ 07:13 AM

Damen Naval has signed a contract with Alewijnse, a Dutch electrical systems integration firm, for the systems integration of Anti-Submarine Warfare frigates (ASWF). The contract covers design, engineering, installation, and integration of all electrical systems, including power distribution and lighting installations for four new ASWFs to be constructed for the Netherlands and Belgium

European Patrol Corvette Project's First Phase Contract Signed

October 26, 2023 @ 06:06 AM

The European Patrol Corvette (EPC) project's first phase took a step forward on October 24, 2023, as OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation) inked the Modular and Multirole Patrol Corvette (MMPC) contract. The contract, valued at €87 million, was signed during a ceremony at OCCAR's premises in Rome, in collaboration with a consortium led by Naviris

French Navy's Second Offshore Patrol Vessel Equipped with HENSOLDT's LYNCEA Combat System

October 25, 2023 @ 12:44 PM

HENSOLDT Nexeya France has supplied the LYNCEA combat system to the second French Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) named 'Teriieroo a Teriierooiterai.' This follows the delivery of the 'Auguste Bénébig,' the initial OPV under the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) order

Thai Lawmaker Seek Probe Into Navy’s Plan to Accept Chinese Frigate in...

October 23, 2023 @ 09:00 AM

The Thai House committee on national security has decided to investigate the navy's decision to accept a frigate in place of a submarine it had ordered from a Chinese shipbuilder. The decision to switch the order from a submarine to a frigate was made after Germany refused to allow the submarine to be fitted with an engine made by a German manufacturer

Spanish Navy's First S-80 Submarine Ready for Delivery

October 20, 2023 @ 09:18 AM

Navantias S-81 submarine 'Isaac Peral' passed its last safety milestone, setting the stage for its impending delivery to the Spanish Navy. The test, which saw the vessel's navigation capabilities operating at peak efficiency, occurred last Tuesday, the company said today

Naval Group Launches 2nd Belgian-Dutch Mine Countermeasure Vessel

October 20, 2023 @ 08:57 AM

Naval Group has launched Vlissingen, second of the twelve mine countermeasure vessels constructed as part of the Belgian-Dutch rMCM program, on October 19, 2023. The vessel, constructed by Kership in Concarneau

Northrop Wins South Korea's Mine Detection Contract

October 18, 2023 @ 12:29 PM

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has awarded Northrop Grumman to support Korean Mine Countermeasures Helicopter (KMCH) in South Korea. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) solutions and technical support for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Design (EMD) phase of South Korean KMCH program