Russian FPV Drone Downs Ukrainian Magura V5 USV in Black Sea Encounter

May 30, 2024 @ 06:20 AM

A Russian FPV drone intercepted and destroyed a Ukrainian Magura V5 unmanned surface vessel (USV) in the Black Sea on May 29. The event, captured on video and widely circulated on social media platforms, depicts the explosives-laden Russian FPV drone flying towards the Ukrainian USV and striking it

Exail to Supply Electronic Chart Display System to Spanish S-80 Submarines

May 27, 2024 @ 10:23 AM

Exail, in partnership with GRAFINTA, S.A

French Navy Orders EXOCET MM40 Block 3C Missiles

May 25, 2024 @ 04:44 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) in April issued an order to MBDA for the acquisition of EXOCET 40 Block 3C (MM40 B3C) missiles. This procurement is intended to equip the French Navy's frigates as per the Military Programming Law (LP) 2024-2030

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Wins $1B for U.S. Navy’s Constellation-class Frigates

May 24, 2024 @ 04:04 AM

The Pentagon today awarded a modification

U.S. Navy Researchers Seek to Enhance Deck Safety, Efficiency with New Algorithm...

May 23, 2024 @ 09:23 AM

A research initiative at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst aims to improve safety and efficiency on ship flight decks by developing an algorithm to automate aircraft tracking. The project, known as Night Operations Character Transcription & Recognition for Naval Aircraft Logistics (

Philippines Commissions Israel-made Acero-class Patrol Gunboats

May 22, 2024 @ 11:37 AM

The Philippine Navy (PN) has formally commissioned two more Israel-made fast attack interdiction craft (FAIC), also known as Acero-class patrol gunboats, equipped with the Spike NLOS (non-line of sight) missile systems. The commissioning rites for the new vessels, named BRP Herminigildo Yurong (PG-906) and BRP Laurence Narag (PG-907), were held at the Naval Station Jose Andrada, Roxas Boulevard, Manila on May 21, PN spokesperson Commander John Percie Alcos

Ukrainian 'Sea Baby' USV Fitted with 122mm Grad Rocket Launchers

May 22, 2024 @ 09:20 AM

Ukrainian Forces have integrated the GRAD 122mm artillery rocket system onto their Sea Baby unmanned surface vessels (USV) funded through the UNITED24 platform. Reports indicate that these modified drones have already commenced active operations, targeting Russian positions both at sea and along the shorelines

Lockheed Martin Launches PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Against Cruise Missile Target

May 20, 2024 @ 04:36 PM

Lockheed Martin, collaborating with the U.S

Babcock Pitches Remora Vehicle Submarine Integration System to ROK Navy

May 20, 2024 @ 10:57 AM

Babcock Korea presented its Remora Vehicle Submarine Integration System at the YIDEX 2024 event held last month in South Korea, showcasing a solution designed to enhance the operational capabilities of submarines. The Remora Vehicle Submarine Integration System is aimed at bolstering Korean submarine capabilities through the provision of an extra-large Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) handling system

Philippines to Buy 5 Japanese Patrol Boats Via $415M Loan

May 20, 2024 @ 08:07 AM

The Philippines will purchase five patrol vessels from Japan through a Japanese loan worth approximately 23.9 billion pesos ($415 million) amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea, the Philippine Foreign Affairs Department announced on Friday

Babcock to Help Saab Design Swedish Navy’s New Lulea-class Warship

May 17, 2024 @ 07:30 AM

Saab has asked Babcock to support the design for the development of the Swedish Navys new Luleå-class Surface Combatant. Saab, commissioned by FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, will design four ships for the Swedish Navy

Indonesian Navy Chief Considers Interim Submarine Purchase Amidst Operational Needs

May 16, 2024 @ 07:02 AM

Admiral Muhammad Ali, Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy (KSAL), disclosed plans for potentially acquiring interim submarines to address operational demands while awaiting the completion of Indonesia's newly ordered submarines. Ideally, Indonesia aims to strengthen its navy with a fleet of 12 submarines to safeguard its extensive maritime territory covering 6