Most Read News, February 16 – 22, 2015

Australian Defence Chief: Subs Don’t Need to Be Built in Australia

The Australian Government is considering an order of twelve new submarines to replace its ageing Collins subs.

UK Invests Big in Future Type 26 Warship

UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron has today announced a major boost to the UK’s shipbuilding industry as the Ministry of Defence signs a contract with BAE Systems worth £859 million.

Nigerian Navy to Commission Four Warships

Four warships, which have recently been delivered to the Nigerian Navy, will be commissioned tomorrow, Thursday, February 19.

EUNAVFOR: Sweden and The Netherlands Fight Pirates

On Tuesday 10 February, Royal Netherlands Navy warship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, joined the EU Naval Force. The warship, which is a Landing Platform Dock, will be deployed in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for three months as the EU Naval Force flagship.

Egypt Orders FREMM Frigate from DCNS

DCNS signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of the Arab Republic of Egypt for the supply of a FREMM multi-mission frigate on Monday, 16 February.