Most Read News, February 23 – March 1

Fendercare Marine Wins Supply Contract for UK Navy’s New OPVs

Marine products and services supplier, Fendercare Marine, signed a contract with BAE Systems Naval Ships for three new River Class Batch 2 programme Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the UK Royal Navy.

Indian Navy’s Sub Collides with a Fishing Vessel

The Indian Navy’s Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhughosh sustained minor damages in a collision with a fishing vessel.

Australia Releases Future Submarine Programme Acquisition Strategy

On Friday, February 20, the Australian Government announced the acquisition strategy for the Future Submarine Program which sets out further details of the competitive evaluation process that will be undertaken by the Department of Defence.

Three Canadian Victoria-Class Subs Now Operational

The Canadian Navy’s Victoria-class submarine fleet is now operational with three out of four submarines available for operations.

Swedish Fast Assault Craft Carry Out First Task with EUNAVFOR

Two Royal Swedish Navy CB90 Fast Assault craft that are currently embarked in the EU Naval Force flagship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, have carried out their first tasking since joining the EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta in February.