GRSE Launches Indian Navy’s 6th Nilgiri-class P17A frigate

August 18, 2023 @ 10:50 AM

India's Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) launched the sixth Project 17A frigate for the Indian Navy “Vindhyagiri” at its shipyard in Kolkata, Thursday. Vindhyagiri is the third and final Project 17A frigate built by GRSE

Russian Navy to Receive Project 636.3 Submarine ‘Mozhaisk’ this Year

August 17, 2023 @ 01:50 PM

Russian Navy will receive new Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine ‘Mozhaisk this year and ‘Novorossiysk submarine of the same class after repairs in early 2024

Saab Starts Construction of Finnish Navy’s Composite Masts

August 17, 2023 @ 01:31 PM

A composite cutting ceremony was held at Saab's site on August 15 in Karlskrona for the first of four masts for the Finnish Navy's new ships. The masts are manufactured in the same composite material that the Swedish Visby-class corvettes are made of

China Displays Unmanned Attack Boats at ARMY-2023

August 17, 2023 @ 07:12 AM

China showcased three types of attack boats – JARI USV, JARI-USV-A and Xuan-Long – at the ARMY-2023 Forum (August 14-20) in Moscow. Two of the unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) are of JARI type developed by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)

PGZ Naval Shipyard Starts Construction of Polish Navy’s New Miecznik Frigate

August 16, 2023 @ 01:58 PM

A first steel cutting ceremony took place today at the PGZ Naval Shipyard in Gdynia, Poland, marking the start of construction of the first Miecznik frigate for the Polish Navy. As part of the Miecznik programme, the Polish Navy will acquire three frigate class vessels by 2032

NVL Group Lays Keel for German Navy’s First Type 707 Oiler

August 16, 2023 @ 01:25 PM

NVL Group said it laid keel for the German Navys first 707-class replenishment oiler in Rostock NEPTUN WERFT. The two new replenishment ships designated locally as “Betriebsstoffversorger” are being built under the management of NVL Group in cooperation with MEYER Group

Russian Autonomous Underwater Monitoring System Concept Unveiled at ARMY-2023

August 16, 2023 @ 05:13 AM

Following the Nord Stream gas pipeline blowing up, Russia's Rubin Design Bureau has developed an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to continuously monitor threats to oil and gas pipelines on the seabed. On September 26, 2022, four explosions rocked the $23 billion Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines that carried natural gas from Russia to Europe

Indonesia Receives Locally-made Fast Missile Boats

August 15, 2023 @ 07:37 AM

PT PAL Indonesia handed over all five units of 60-meter Fast Missile Boats (KCR). KRI sailing pass parade was held in sequence by the MCMV Ship KRI Fani Island-731, KRI Fanildo Island-732, KRI Kapak-625, KRI Panah-626, KRI Halasan-630, KRI Tombak-629, KRI Sampari- 628, and KRI Golok-688

Russian firm Launches Multi-purpose Small-sized Torpedo at ARMY-2023

August 14, 2023 @ 09:27 AM

Russias JSC Concern “Sea Underwater Weapon- Gidropribor” unveiled a multi-purpose small-sized torpedo “UMT” at the ongoing ARMY-2023 Forum (August 14-20). As per a document provided to Defense Mirror at the event, the UMT torpedo is a small-sized torpedo having an engine operating on the energy of an electric battery, a propulsive-steering complex with a water jet propeller

PT PAL Indonesia Cuts Steel of First Landing Ship for the Philippines

August 11, 2023 @ 04:53 AM

PT PAL Indonesia has begun construction of first of two Landing Dock Philippines (LDP) ships for the Philippine Navy. Manila bought these two LDPs in June 2022

French DGA Receives Second Suffren-class Nuclear Attack Submarine

August 11, 2023 @ 04:28 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has announced the receipt of “Duguay-Trouin,” the second of the six Suffren-class nuclear attack submarines (SNA) produced as part of the Barracuda program. The submarine was delivered to the French Navy in Brest after a trial campaign lasting several months

Bulgaria’s MTG Dolphin Shipyard Launches First MMPV 90 Corvette

August 10, 2023 @ 11:11 AM

Bulgarian shipbuilder MTG Dolphin Shipyard PLC recently launched the first 2,300-ton corvettes / multi-purpose modular patrol vessels (MMPV) 90 named “Hrabri” for the Bulgarian Navy. The lead ship was launched at the MTG Dolphin Shipyard under the management of Germanys NVL Group (formerly known as Lürssen Defence) which is the prime contractor of the project