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  • 26 March 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    France-based defense contractor Thales is opening a UK office for work on the Royal Navy’s future Type 31 frigate program. The company said it would be joining the Babcock-led team which is proposing the Arrowhead design for the new class of general-purpose frigates for the Royal Navy. Should the Arrowhead proposal be accepted, Thales would […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British shipbuilder Babcock has unveiled a new frigate design that will be offered as a design for the Royal Navy’s Type 31 frigate. Arrowhead, as the design is named is a 120 meter general-purpose frigate Babcock believes it can build for the Royal Navy under the £250 million price limit set by the defense ministry. Babcock […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    French shipbuilder and submarine specialists has unveiled a new submarine concept at the Euronaval show in Paris with which it prepares for future imagined threats, needs and constraints. The concept is a digital submarine adapted to the future generations. SMX 31 builds on the SMX 30 (introduced by the company in 2016) which displaced 3,000 […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    A Babcock-led industry team has officially unveiled the Arrowhead 140 concept as their design for the UK defense ministry’s Type 31e general purpose light frigate program. Babcock, Thales, OMT, BMT, Harland and Wolff and Ferguson Marine are all part of the team bidding for the UK MoD’s £1.25 billion Type 31e program. As announced on […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    The Leander frigate design was offered for the Royal Navy’s Type 31 frigates

  • 10 December 2018

    Three shipbuilding teams have received funds from the UK to continue developing their plans for the construction of Type 31e frigates. On December 10, 2018, the country’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) awarded three contracts for the Competitive Design Phase. The contracts have been awarded to consortia led by BAE Systems, Babcock and Atlas Elektronik UK […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    After halting a competition for the construction of five Type 31 frigates late July, the UK defense ministry has now relaunched the process. The program was halted on July 24 due to what the defense ministry identified as inadequate competition prior to awarding competitive design phase (CDP) contracts. On August 14, the UK MOD issued […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Navy has picked Babcock’s Arrowhead 140 proposal as the preferred design for its Type 31 frigates. As confirmed by Babcock, the fleet of five ships will be built at an average production cost of £250 million per ship. The announcement of the preferred design also means that the Royal Navy’s new frigates will […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Industry news

    Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin on September 7th launched plans for the procurement of the Royal Navy’s new Type 31e frigates – a day after the announcement of a new National Shipbuilding Strategy. The competition, unveiled by senior leaders from the Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy and Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), will boost the UK […]

  • 18 October 2017

    German Navy’s first Type 212A submarine ‘U 31’ is in the water again after spending almost three years in the docks undergoing repairs. As reported by the German Kieler Nachrichten, the submarine was lowered into water and brought alongside by a tug boat. The submarine has been in the dry dock since 2014 for both […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK-based ship repair and conversion company A&P Group is launching a defense division to better position itself for UK defense ministry’s future Type 31 frigate and Type 45 destroyer contracts. The new division will be headquartered at A&P Falmouth and managed by Gerald Pitts, who now takes the role of Managing Director of A&P Group Defence. […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Three One, known as VX-31, on December 14 received an EA-18G Growler aircraft from the Defense Contract Management Agency Boeing St. Louis, the agency’s EA-18G to be delivered. The event signified an important milestone in the Growler program. After more than 10 years of production, the agency’s […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) recently docked in White Beach, Okinawa, to embark the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU). During the vessel’s stay at the dock, the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 9, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, departs the pier towards the amphibious assault ship and maneuvered into its well deck. Bonhomme […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractors Babcock and BMT entered a cooperation agreement under which they will work together on the design, build, construction and support of future Royal Navy warships. BMT also said the two would collaborate on other international projects. The initial focus will be cooperation on the recently announced Type31e program and the ability to […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK Ministry of Defence Orders NATO Submarine Rescue System The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £12.1m contract to JFD for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). HMS Ocean to Replace HMS Bulwark as Fleet Flagship Royal Navy’s very high readiness helicopter carrier, HMS Ocean, will shortly assume the duties of […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    UK defense contractor Babcock will be leading a team of industry partners in a bid for the Royal Navy’s new £1.25 billion Type 31e general purpose light frigate program, the company announced on Monday. According to the announcement, Babcock and Thales have joined forces with BMT, Harland & Wolff and Ferguson Marine to form ‘Team […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) embarked the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) to support patrol with the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (PEL ARG).   The 538 Marines embarked with a variety of equipment to support amphibious operations including 7-ton trucks, Humvees, Logistics Vehicle Systems, heavy cargo trucks […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has sealed a major contract to supply complete MTU propulsion systems for five new Type 31 general-purpose frigates to be built for the Royal UK Navy.

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 6 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a USD 1.5 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31. Announced on April 3, the contract was awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command. The ship will be the […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) wait in the well deck for Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) to return from a combat rubber raiding craft training exercise. The exercise was undertaken while the vessel was in the East China Sea on June 10. Green Bay […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Sattahip, Thailand for a port visit, on February 10th. The visit is meant to strengthen Thailand and the United States relations as the two treaty allies work toward a secure and prosperous Southeast Asia. Green Bay […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    PELICAN Exercise Series 31/11 was officially deactivated with the closing ceremony onboard KDB DARULEHSAN. Sea phase was indeed a triumphant phase for the PELICAN Exercise, in which objectives were accomplished, the aims to expose young officers in conducting all the exercises has been achieved and this could not be more a satisfying outcome but also […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $36.6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract option for design agent and engineering support services for the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) upgraded MK-31 Guided Missile Weapon System improvement program. The MK-31 RAM Guided Missile Weapon System is a cooperative development and production program conducted jointly by […]

  • 7 February 2011

    A fishing boat carrying 31 North Koreans has been seized by the South Korean navy after it drifted across a disputed sea border near the sce… [mappress] Source: telegraph , February 7, 2011;

  • 22 February 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    UK shipbuilder Cammell Laird is working hard to secure the bid to build a new class of Royal Navy frigates, the Type 31e. The company is teamed with BAE Systems on the project and is already working to establish a supplier base for the construction. During a “supplier conference”, organized together with BAE Systems and Society […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) commenced Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 29. PHIBLEX is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Navy and Marines to strengthen […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Dutch submarine HNLMS Bruinvis and the German U 31 fired exercise torpedoes at each other on May 29. The submarines had been exercising together for the last two days, supported by the Dutch torpedo training ship HNLMS Mercuur.   Firing torpedoes The exercise had been organised at short notice after it appeared that both […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) embarked more than 2,000 Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and departed White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan for the ARG’s amphibious integration training (AIT), and certification exercise (CERTEX) March 4. Amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), […]