Germany, Norway Start Production of U212 Common Design Submarine

September 13, 2023 @ 10:22 AM

Norway and Germany have inaugurated a production facility for the construction of six Type 212 Common Design (CD) submarines. The development comes two years after the signing of contracts with Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS)

Ukraine Cruise Missile Attack on Sevastopol Base: Two Ships, Submarine Damaged

September 13, 2023 @ 08:11 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense reported that two Russian vessels were damaged in an attack on a Sevastopol ship repair facility by Ukrainian cruise missiles. The Ukrainian Air Force has confirmed that Storm Shadow and SCALP cruise missiles are the only ones of their kind currently being used by Ukraine

Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missiles to be Integrated on Navantia Ships

September 12, 2023 @ 12:09 PM

Kongsberg Defense and Aerospace (KDA) and Navantia have extended their Memorandum of Understanding, initially established in 2022, to include joint collaboration in integrating the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) on Navantia-designed and built ships. KDA, the designer and manufacturer of NSM missiles, will collaborate with Navantia on technical and industrial aspects

Indonesia Orders Submarine Rescue Vessel from British Firm

September 11, 2023 @ 07:14 AM

Indonesia's Defense Minister, Prabowo Subianto, ordered a British-made Submarine Rescue Vehicle System (SRVS) for evacuating submerged submarine crews. This procurement initiative comes in the aftermath of the

Thales To Provide In-Service Support for Royal Canadian Navy Vessels

September 8, 2023 @ 10:48 AM

Thales has announced that the Government of Canada has granted an in-service support (ISS) contract for Minor Warships and Auxiliary Vessels (MWAVs) to Thales Canada and Thales Australia in a joint venture. This contract is designed to maintain the operational readiness of the fleet and offers the flexibility to adjust the...

Turkish Havelsan's Combat Management System for Indonesia's Upcoming Arrowhead 140 Frigates

September 8, 2023 @ 06:08 AM

Turkish firm Havelsan will supply its ‘Advent Combat management system (A-CMS) for Indonesias upcoming ‘Merah Putih Arrowhead 140 frigates. The Indonesian media has reported on this matter

Hanwha Pitches for Poland's Orka Submarine Project

September 7, 2023 @ 03:30 PM

Hanwha Ocean is aiming to secure Poland's 'Orka' project, which involves the acquisition of four 3,000-ton submarines. Lee Boo-hwan, the head of Hanwha Aerospace Co

Philippine Frigates Armed with French Anti-Torpedo System

September 7, 2023 @ 11:24 AM

French firm Naval Group said it armed two Filipino Jose Rizal-class frigates with an anti-torpedo system. The anti-torpedo reaction module has been integrated into the C-Guard decoy launching system on the two Jose Rizal class frigates of the Philippine Navy

Austal to Build Landing Craft Utility Vessels for U.S. Navy

September 7, 2023 @ 11:11 AM

Austal USA has won a modification contract worth $91.5 million to deliver three Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1700 class vessels

Hellenic Navy to Add Fleet Support Ship 'Perseus', Final U.S.-made Island-class Cutters...

September 4, 2023 @ 05:31 AM

The Hellenic Navy's upcoming multi-mission vessel 'Perseus' and the final pair of Island-class cutters arrived at Salamis Naval Base on September 1. In the coming weeks, 'Perseus' will undergo necessary modifications to prepare for its integration into the Greek Fleet

Thales to Support French Navy’s FREMM Frigates

September 1, 2023 @ 06:27 AM

Naval Group awarded Thales a seven-year contract to provide through-life support for the French Navy's FREMM multi-mission frigates. It will guarantee the at-sea availability of the Navy's eight multi-mission frigates based in Brest and Toulon

Navantia to Build Coastal Survey Vessels for Italian Navy

August 30, 2023 @ 07:27 AM

Navantia has been awarded a contract worth €159 million to construct two coastal hydrographic vessels (BHC) for the Italian Navy. These new vessels will run on biofuels and replace the Antares vessel, which dates back to the 1970s, and the sole remaining operational ship from the Castor-class quartet