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  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Finnish Minister of Defence, Jussi Niinistö, has authorized the nation’s Defence Forces to start the Finnish Navy project, Squadron 2020.  The aim of the project is to construct four new corvette-size fighting ships for year-round operation in the special weather and ice conditions at the Baltic Sea. A Request for Information had been issued informing […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The first block of Egyptian Navy’s future GOWIND 2500 Corvette has been put together at DCNS Lorient, September 30. According to DCNS, the first block of the Gowind 2500 corvette has been positioned marking the start of the assembly process of the corvette’s hull. The construction phase of the corvette began on April 15, 2015, and is […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Authorities

    German corvette FGS Erfurt which has been deployed to EUNAVFOR’s Operation Atalanta at the Horn of Africa since August 2015 recently welcomed a new crew. The corvette sailed 22.000 sea miles under the command of the outgoing Corvette Captain Robert Schmidt. Now, the crew of another corvette, the FGS Oldenburg, will be taking over under the command of […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Through two and half months UAH 144,000 have been donated for construction of a corvette – new warship for Ukrainian Navy, reported Capt 1 rank Vadim Makhno at the press conference in Kiev. “We managed to gather UAH 144,000 donations in Sevastopol during two and half months…Ukrainian defense minister placed his month’s pay to […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy corvette ‘Erfurt’ returned to her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on June 11 after a 17-month deployment. Having a ship spend 17 months deployed without returning home was important for the German Navy as it was able to test the ‘intensive use’ principle for the corvettes where four crews man one ship. The K 130 corvette […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During recent missile and artillery exercises, the Russian Baltic Fleet’s corvettes Soobrazitelnyy and Steregushchiy, along with the missile vessel “P-257”, completed firing at surface and air targets. The drills were held in the Kaliningrad region and the targets simulated enemy combat ships and air attacks. The corvettes repelled attacks by small targets, conducted air defense tasks and organized communication between ships. Artillery systems […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s Project 20385 Gremyashchiy corvette has completed sea trials in the Barents Sea. “In the White Sea, the ship fired Kalibr and Onyx cruise missiles at shore and sea targets. In the Barents Sea, it fired A-190 and AK-630 artillery systems at mock air targets, and torpedo fire at underwater and surface targets […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Authorities

    The German Navy corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein will depart her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on January 11 to join the EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia. Commanded by Commander Juniorgrade Marco Köster, she will be the first German corvette to take part in Op Sophia. Commander Köster said: “This deployment puts new challenges before us. We are prepared for the tasks ahead and […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Industry news

    On Oct 14, 2011 Russian naval ensign was hoisted on corvette Soobrazitelny moored at the quay of JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard. Project 20380 first serial corvette has been commissioned into Russian Navy. The solemn flag-hoisting ceremony was held right after signing of the corvette acceptance certificate. The meting associated with the first ensign hosting was […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Bundeswehr’s five new corvettes will be named after German cities.

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

    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of UAE, commissioned the sixth and final Baynunah-class corvette on February 20. The commissioning ceremony for the corvette, built by Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), took place in Abu Dhabi at the IDEX 2017 exhibition. The 72-meter-long Baynunah-class corvettes are based on the design […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Industry news

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy took delivery of the third Baynunah corvette named Dhafra from the Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding Company (ADSB), writes UAE News Agency WAM. The corvette pertains to the largest warship construction programme in the region comprising six ships. The 72-metre highly-advanced corvette of the class is intended to operate in various […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A Pohang-class corvette transferred to Egypt as a gift from South Korea arrived to the Egyptian naval base Alexandria on Thursday, October 26. The former Republic of Korea Navy corvette was known as ROKS Jinju and was decommissioned by the ROK Navy in December 2016. Once the corvette enters Egyptian naval service it will be […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s advanced Project 20380 corvette, the Sovershenny, has taken the Ka-27 helicopter aboard during the recent official tests, according to TASS. The Ka-27 antisubmarine search and rescue helicopter landed over 20 times on the corvette during the day and night while the corvette was in motion, at anchor, and adrift. The Project 20380 corvette […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Pakistan has entered into an agreement with Turkey for the construction of four MILGEM corvettes, Turkey’s defense minister Nurettin Canikli told reporters in Montenegro on Thursday. According to Turkish media reports, Turkey will be building the corvettes in what the defense minister described as the “largest defense export of Turkey in one agreement”. The first […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Industry news

      Corvette Boiky will be commissioned into Baltic Fleet (BF) in 2012; at present, the ship had been launched and undergoes mooring trials at Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg. She will be the second serial corvette built under Project 20380. The lead ship is corvette Stereguschiy handed over to Baltic Fleet in 2007. Second […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy’s Braunschweig-class corvette Ludwigshafen am Rhein is expected to return to her homeport in Warnemünde on November 17, after concluding her NATO deployment. Before she reaches home, the K 130 corvette will have sailed over 14.000 nautical miles and spent some 80 days with NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1). Crewed by 59 sailors, Ludwigshafen am Rhein was part of […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkish Navy’s third Milgem class corvette, the F-513 TCG Burgazada, was launched June 18 during a ceremony attended by president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. TCG Burgazada is the third ship of the series built at Istanbul Naval Shipyard Command as part of the Milgem project that was launched in 2004. The construction of the […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The German Navy will receive five new K130 Braunchweig-class corvettes thereby bringing the number of units in the class to ten. German lawmakers announced that 1.5 billion euros would be spent on the acquisition of the ships, according to a report by the German news site Süddeutsche Zeitung. The goal is to have the first […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first of four Egyptian Navy’s Gowind 2500 corvettes, ENS El-Fateh, started its sea trials on March 13, French shipbuilder DCNS announced. DCNS also released a video showing the corvette leaving the shipyard in Lorient to start its trials. According to French news site Mer et Marine, the vessel was supposed to return from sea […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Industry news

    JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard, affiliate of United Industrial Corporation (USC) belonging to ex-senator Sergei Pugachev, confirms corvette Boiky will be delivered to Russian Navy in 2012, reports RIA Novosti referring to the yard’s director general Andrei Fomichev. “Third corvette, Boiky, is ready to accommodate the crew. This means that the ship is at high stage […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has marked the official start of construction of the first Doha-class corvette for the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces. The steel cutting ceremony for the vessel took place on Monday at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard, in the presence of the Qatari defense minister, His Excellency Khalid Bin Mohamed Al Attiyah and the Italian […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The lead ship of Russian Navy’s new Project 20385 corvettes, Gremyashchy, was rolled out of the factory hall and placed on the open slipway ahead of her launch on June 30. The Severnaya Verf shipyard rolled out the corvette on June 19 and is yet to assemble her topmast and underwater parts. Designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Construction of additional five corvettes for the German Navy has been cleared for take-off by the German cartel office which ruled that the newly-formed shipbuilding consortium broke no cartel laws. This means that German Naval Yards Kiel GmbH will be able to join the ARGE K130 consortium – made up of Lürssen and Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Germany’s accelerated acquisition of five additional K130 corvettes could get stalled following a report that shipbuilders Lürssen and Thyssen-Krupp Marine Systems set the price too high. The shipbuilding duo is asking €2.9 billion for the five corvettes and two training facilities for corvette-operation, according to Handelsblatt Global. The almost €3 billion price tag is in stark […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    First ship of the German Navy’s newest K130 Braunschweig-class corvettes, FGS Braunschweig, will set sail for a one-year deployment to the UNIFIL mission in Lebanon. The ocean-going corvette will leave her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany Monday, May 16. Braunschweig’s crew of 54 soldiers, commanded by the Corvette Captain Ronny Bergner, will relieve another German Navy corvette, […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Construction of a new class of Israeli Navy corvettes started in Germany on February 7, with a steel-cutting ceremony at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard in Kiel. The high profile ceremony was attended by the head of the Israeli Navy, Admiral Eli Sharvit, and German Navy inspector Vice-admiral Andreas Krause. The steel cutting ceremony marked the start […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Industry news

    St. Petersburg based JSC Severnaya Verf Shipyard has been contracted by the Defense Ministry to construct 13 warships for the Russian Navy. The contract includes construction of six corvettes of the Project 20385 and the Project 20380, six Project 22350 frigates and a reconnaissance ship. Official keel-laying ceremony of the Project 20385 lead corvette Gremyaschiy […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Cathelco are providing hull corrosion protection systems for four corvettes which are being supplied to the Egyptian Navy by DCNS, the leading French defence contractors. The first of the Gowind 2500 corvettes will be built at DCNS Lorient, but the three others will be constructed in Alexandria with training and technical support provided by DCNS […]