S.Korean DAPA Initiates Project for Enhanced Anti-Submarine Operations

October 16, 2023 @ 05:12 AM

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has officially announced the commencement of the Naval Acoustic Information Management System-II Project (NAIMS-II), aiming to bolster the Republic of Korea's naval anti-submarine capabilities. The project, contracted to LIG Nex1 Co

U.S. Navy Orders Lionfish UUVs

October 12, 2023 @ 12:52 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Mission Technologies division was awarded a contract to build nine small unmanned undersea vehicles (SUUV) for the U.S

French DGA Test-fires Latest Version of Exocet Anti-ship Missile

October 12, 2023 @ 03:16 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) and the Navy carried out of a test- firing to verify the behavior of the Exocet sea-to-sea missile 40 Block 3C (MM40 B3 C) from the multi-mission frigate, FREMM DA, 'Alsace.' The test was conducted off the coast of Toulon

Turkish Aerial and Naval Drones Team up to Sink Target Ship in...

October 10, 2023 @ 05:23 AM

Turkeys Defense Ministry said domestically developed kamikaze sea drones, in collaboration with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), successfully sunk a target ship. The trial, held in the Eastern Mediterranean off the coast of Mersin province, featured eight Albatros-S unmanned surface vessels (USVs) developed by the pioneering defense contractor, Aselsan

India Edges Closer to Third Aircraft Carrier, Expand MPA Fleet

October 9, 2023 @ 07:30 AM

India is advancing its naval capabilities with plans for a third aircraft carrier and an expansion of its Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) fleet. Admiral R

Fincantieri Launches 6th Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship for Italian Navy

October 7, 2023 @ 06:00 AM

Fincantieri today launched the sixth Multipurpose Offshore Patrol ship (PPA), named the “Ruggiero di Lauria,” for the Italian Navy at its shipyard in Muggiano. This vessel is part of the renewal plan for the operational fleet of Italian Navy vessels, which was approved by the Government and Parliament and commenced in May 2015 (known as the “Naval Act”) under the aegis of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur lArmement, the international organization for arms cooperation)

Naval Group Launches First FDI Frigate for Greece

October 6, 2023 @ 10:56 AM

Naval Group launched the first FDI frigate, Kimon, for the Hellenic Navy at its Lorient shipyard on Oct. 4

DAMEN Builds Virtual Reality Model of Dutch Warship Under Construction

October 6, 2023 @ 10:10 AM

Sailors of a combat support ship that DAMEN is building for the Netherlands Navy will be able to view its detailed insides thanks to a virtual reality model which the Dutch shipbuilder has developed. DAMEN Naval has created an immersive VR model of the

Thales to Deliver Combat Management System, Radars to Polish Navy Frigates

October 5, 2023 @ 10:15 AM

Thales has announced its partnership with the Polish Navy to equip their MIECZNIK class frigates with combat management systems, sonar technology, infrared sensors, and radar capabilities. These enhancements are set to bolster the Polish Navy's maritime capabilities, with the first frigate expected to enter service in 2029 as part of a strategic cooperation program between Thales and the PGZ-MIECZNIK Consortium, led by Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ)

55 Chinese Sailors Feared Dead After Submarine Gets ‘Caught in Trap’

October 4, 2023 @ 09:41 AM

At least fifty-five Chinese sailors are believed to have lost their lives after their nuclear submarine apparently became ensnared in a trap intended for British sub-surface vessels in the Yellow Sea. According to a confidential UK report cited by the

BAE Systems Wins UK MoD’s $4.8B AUKUS Submarine Deal

October 2, 2023 @ 10:39 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence has given BAE Systems £3.95 billion for the next phase of the SSN-AUKUS nuclear-powered attack submarine program