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  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy decommissioned the last of its three Agdlek-class cutters during a November 30 ceremony held in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital and largest city. Greenland is where the cutter HDMS Tulugaq spent the majority of its 40-year service life protecting and patrolling Greenlandic territorial waters as part of the Royal Danish Navy’s Joint Arctic Command. The ship’s […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy is scheduled to commission its third and final Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessel, HDMS Lauge Koch (P572), in a ceremony at Naval Station Korsør on December 11. Like its two predecessors, Lauge Koch will be patrolling the North Atlantic performing fisheries inspections, search and rescue and ice-breaking tasks. HDMS Lauge Koch does not […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Connecticut is one of three subs in her class.

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    While the first of the US Navy’s next-generation ballistic missile submarines is still scheduled to start construction in fiscal year 2021, navy officials are assessing potential delays in the Columbia-class submarine program after faulty welding was discovered on prefabricated missile tubes. In addition to the Columbia-class, other projects like the Virginia-class attack submarines and the […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada’s government has awarded an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax-class of frigates.

  • 22 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The class of 2014 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers, graduated in Kings Point, New York on Saturday.   Vice Admiral Michelle J. Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy, delivered the commencement address to over 2,300 graduates, family members and […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After entering the Atlantic Ocean on their return home from Mediterranean tasking on February 19, a Russian task group composed of three ships has now passed the English Channel. The Royal Navy announced on February 22 that it deployed patrol ship HMS Mersey and a Wildcat helicopter from RNAS Yeovilton to follow the progress of […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A Russian Navy task group returning from their deployment as part of the country’s permanent Mediterranean task force entered the Atlantic Ocean en route to their Northern Fleet homeport. Ropucha-class landing ship Aleksandr Otrakovskiy, Vishnya-class intelligence ship Feodor Golovin and Altay-class oiler Yelnya transited the Strait of Gibraltar on February 19, escorted by Portuguese Navy corvette NRP António […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has lifted and mounted a 400-metric ton caisson unit into its new Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility (JMAF). The company says the fixture will speed up submarine construction. “A fixture of this magnitude allows us to significantly improve construction efficiencies and shorten our production span times […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to two US Naval Sea Systems Command’s towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) to be built at Gulf Island Shipyards LLC, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc.

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards has launched the Russian Navy’s second Project 677 (Lada-class) submarine ‘Kronshtadt’. The launching ceremony took place in St. Petersburg, on Thursday, September 20 – 13 years after construction works first started on the submarine in 2005. The first submarine in the class, Sankt Peterburg (B-585) entered service 20 years ago and serves as […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Turkish defense company STM has contracted UK’s Kelvin Hughes for the delivery of its I-Band SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B- class submarines. Also referred to as the Khalid-class, the submarines are receiving the radars as part of their mid-life upgrade program that STM is undertaking under a contract from June 2016. Working […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s fleet of six Collins-class submarines will likely necessitate substantial upgrades to remain in service until the new SEA 1000 submarines start arriving, navy chief Vice Admiral Mike Noonan indicated at an Australian senate hearing. “We’re expecting that we will upgrade at least five, and the work around determining the scope of […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities

    Two Royal Navy mine countermeasure vessels arrived in Oman recently to relieve two of their counterparts who spent the last three years forward-deployed to Bahrain. Returning home to the UK are HMS Penzance (bound for Faslane) and HMS Chiddingfold (Portsmouth) after completing their three-year stints in the Gulf. Assuming their places in Bahrain are Sandown-class minehunter […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment organisation, ASC, is collaborating with Australian national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of the six Collins-class submarines.

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $95.5 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarine and the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class ballistic-missile submarine. The contract modification will enable procurement of 17 missile tubes which will support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment. […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Today, Naviris, a 50/50 owned joint venture by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and its French counterpart Naval Group, has signed a contract with Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon-class frigates. Since its launching in January 2020, this contract is the second one Naviris […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Operations, Vessels

    HMS Trent, the third of the Royal Navy’s second-batch River-class offshore patrol vessels, has received her Commissioning Order in a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base before departing on her first operational deployment on Monday, August 3. She has sailed for the Mediterranean to add her weight to NATO’s ongoing maritime security operation there. Sea Guardian […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Babcock, an aerospace and defence company, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract extension to manufacture a further eighteen tactical missile tube assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

      Construction program of Project 677 Lada non-nuclear submarines can be suspended, reports Izvestiya referring to a source in Russian Navy Main HQ. According to the source, SSK St. Petersburg will not be commissioned into the Navy and remain an experimental prototype. Defects of Lada-class submarine – unfinished propulsion plant, sonar, Lithium tactical data system, […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Belgium is joining the Netherlands in a naval acquisition that will see both countries invest around two billion euros for the replacement of M-frigates and Tripartite-class minehunters. As the Belgian news site VRT Deredactie reports, both countries will get two new frigates and six new mine warfare ships. Belgium will be in charge of the […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Initiating the first step in a process to construct six new Batch III frigates South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) signed an initial 16.6 billion KRW ($13.7M) with Hyundai Heavy Industries on December 27. The contract will see the shipbuilder start planing and design work on the country’s 3,000-ton Batch III FFX frigates. The new vessels will displace […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Canadian government has awarded Raytheon Canada a CAD$704 million contract for the upkeep and upgrades of close-in weapon systems (CIWS) aboard Royal Canadian Navy ships. The in-service support contract will be valid until late 2037, and comprises an initial 10-year service period with three options of five, three and two additional years, respectively. It […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered USS Oakland (24), a new Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), to the US Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

  • 18 May 2011
    Industry news

      Ukraine is serious about reviving and further development of its ship-building industry in Mykolaiv region (South Ukraine – Ed.). This is th… (WorldwideNewsUkraine) [mappress] Source: WorldwideNewsUkraine, May 18, 2011;

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO–Norfolk a maintenance contract to perform non-nuclear planning and maintenance work during six chief of naval operations (CNO) availabilities on four Nimitz-class aircraft carriers and one Gerald R. Ford-class carrier, home-ported in or visiting Norfolk, Virginia. An availability is the time a U.S. Naval ship undergoes repairs and alterations […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) a $269.3 million contract for work on missile tubes for the ballistic missile submarines of the US and UK. The contract will see GDEB manufacture 42 missile tubes and missile tube outfitting material for the US Navy’s Columbia-class fleet and the Royal […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Several Spanish Navy ships recently participated in exercise MAR-41 which took place in the Gulf of Cadiz and the Strait of Gibraltar. Two Santa María-class frigates, Santa María (F-81) and Reina Sofía (F-84) used the opportunity to prepare for their upcoming deployments to Operation Atalanta and Operation Sophia, respectively. Other participating units included the frigate Canarias (F-86), the Aegis-equipped Álvaro de […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has contracted Thales for the delivery of 14 continuous wave illumination (CWI) transmitters for the Danish Navy’s Absalon and Iver Huitfeldt-class vessels. The transmitters are to be integrated in the current ESSM fire control systems on-board the vessels. The CWI transmitter is one of the components in the fire control […]