Most Read News, Jan 26 – Feb 1, 2015

UK’s New RFA Tankers to Get Military Capabilities

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £15 million contract to A&P Group to install high-end military capabilities in four new tankers so that they are ready for operations by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

Philippine Navy to Receive Two Vessels from Australia

The Australian Government will gift two recently-decommissioned Landing Craft Heavy vessels, including a package of spare parts, to the Philippines Government, the Minister for Defence Kevin Andrews announced today.

New Steregushchy Class Vessels to Join Russian Navy’s Fleet

The Russian Navy plans to expand its fleet with two new project 20380 Steregushchy Class Corvettes.

Canada Orders Six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships Worth $2.3 Bln

The Canadian Government awarded a contract for the construction of six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to Irving Shipbuilding Inc as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS).

Russian Navy’s Baltic Sea Fleet Trains for Deployment

At the Russian Navy’s Baltic Sea Fleet base (Baltiysk and Kronshtadt) crews of warships, boats and support vessels, started a naval exercise which will prepare the vessels for deployment.