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  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has had its status as Recognised Organisation (RO) renewed by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) with an increased scope. The RO status permits BMT to undertake assurance activities on behalf of the MOD Naval Authorities. […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Australian Coalition Government continues its commitment to increasing investment in Australian defence infrastructure. According to a report by Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Defence, reports of massive job losses in the industry are speculative. Over the last six years, defence spending dropped to levels not seen since 1938. The former government’s decisions led […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization has released a call for Expressions of Interest for Naval Vessels Repair and Maintenance Services. The Danish Defence has acquired a new Seahawk Helicopter and therefore, the 4 vessels of the Thetis class need modifications to accommodate these helicopters as well as new RHIBs (Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats) for the Navy. The […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Industry news

      In order to strengthen its knowledge and expertise regarding cyber threats, the Netherlands Defence organisation has joined the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. The official membership ceremony was held in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, on 24 April. The Netherlands is the eleventh nation to join the centre, which was established in […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Industry news

      Securing contracts to build warships has emerged as an option for local shipyards seeking to sail through a global downturn in the industry… By P.R. Sanjai & P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, July 5, 2011;

  • 28 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Ships in the Caribbean have been treated to an impromptu daytime firework display as the Lynx helicopter of RFA Lyme Bay tested her defences. The Royal Navy helicopter fired their Infra-Red Countermeasures – better known as flares – over waters off Grand Cayman during a training flight for the 180-knot aircraft. Flares are intended to […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Alewijnse’s International Switchboard Production division will have a stand at this year’s 25th Netherlands Industries for Defence & Security symposium and exhibition. This follows work by Alewijnse in recent years on a number of naval projects, including the electrical installation for the 28,000 tonne Joint Support Ship, currently being fitted out at Damen Schelde Naval […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT), Admiral (ADM) Cecil D. Haney, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence this afternoon. ADM Haney, who is in Singapore from 18 to 21 Mar 2012 for his introductory visit, also called on Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Neo […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The International Defence Exhibition and Conferences (IDEX) Organizing Committee recently met to highlight the latest technologies and products that will be on display at the 12th edition of IDEX. About 1,200 companies in this edition will showcase their latest products and offerings in the field of defence and security over an area of 133,000 square meters that […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Parramatta embarked on an important mission in February – the Anti Ship Missile Defence upgrade. The upgrade will involve a seven month deployment for ship’s company as they transit west and return with HMAS Warramunga in September 2015 to her home at Fleet Base East while Parramatta will remain in upgrade and […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Industry news

    This week, the Ministry of Defence signed a contract for the refurbishment of the control rooms of the four Walrus-class submarines. A contract was also signed for the delivery of four Super High Frequency (SHF) satellite communication systems. The contracts form part of the sustainment programme for the Walrus-class submarines designed to assure the deployability […]

  • 15 July 2015

    Australian Minister of Defence, Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, will meet with personnel undertaking operations in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015 in Darwin today. Andrews will tour key elements of the exercise at HMAS Coonawarra, RAAF Base Darwin and Robertson Barracks. Hosted in Darwin and running from 5-20 July, TALISMAN SABRE 2015 revolves around a series of Australian and United States […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During his official visit to France, Brazilian Defence Minister, Jaques Wagner, visited the DCNS Cherbourg site on the 11th of May 2015 to see for himself the installations of one of the major French industries presently working on Brazilian defence contracts. After being welcomed by Hervé Guillou, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DCNS, Jaques Wagner visited the […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Defence Minister of Maldives Mr Mohamed Nazim arrived at Kochi on 14 Dec 13 on the second leg of his visit to India. The official visit, at the invitation of the Defence Minister of India, had commenced at New Delhi on 11th December. At Kochi, Mr Mohamed Nazim visited establishments of the Southern Naval […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    German Defence Attaché to Sri Lanka, Colonel Hertgehs paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters on 01st April 2013. They held cordial discussions and exchanged mementos to mark the occasion. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, April 2, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Boustead Holdings Bhd received a contract extension for the supply and delivery of spare parts, maintenance services and training for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s 23rd Frigate Squadron. The Company’s subsidiary, Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd, received a Letter of Award on September 3, for a period of two years, until September 9, 2017. The remaining contract value is […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK and Australia will strengthen their long-standing relationship today with a new defence treaty to provide a framework for the many strands of co-operation between the two countries.  The treaty, to be signed in Perth today, Friday 18 January, with the Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith, will see the 2 countries working together in […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith will visit Vietnam tomorrow where he will meet with his counterpart General Phung Quang Thanh, Australian Defence Ministry informed today. This will be his second visit to Vietnam as an Australian Minister for Defence and he will be accompanied by the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr Duncan Lewis. […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian Minister for Defence, Senator David Johnston, and the Assistant Minister for Defence, Mr Stuart Robert today announced a multimillion dollar investment to develop future defence technology in Australia.   Up to $13 million has been committed under Round 18 of the Capability and Technology Demonstrator Program. Managed by the Defence Science and Technology […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, paid a visit to Austal’s Western Australian shipyard on Wednesday, December 16. The minister toured the shipyard to take a look at the company’s naval vessel design, construction and sustainment capabilities. The Defence Minister’s delegation, which included Senator Linda Reynolds and Senator Chris Back, was joined by Western […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    All three branches of the Australian Defence Force showed each other what they were made of during Exercise JOINT STRIKE held at Beecroft Weapons Range, Jervis Bay from 31 August to 4 September. Commanding Officer HMAS Stuart, Commander Aaron Nye said Stuart was playing an important role in JOINT STRIKE. Today we will be providing […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    All twenty recruits who participated in the second iteration of Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) graduated in a ceremony held in HMAS Cairns on 18 December. From communities as far afield as Perth, Port Headland, Torres Strait, Canberra and Cairns, the young indigenous men and women received graduation certificates and accolades from Chief of […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    UK’s new defence plan envisions the commissioning of new Type 26 Global Combat Ships from the mid-2020s, upgraded maritime helicopters and the new aircraft carrier in operating capability by 2020. This plan is backed with a £178 B budget which represents a £12 B increase on previous plans. The National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence Review for […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Industry news

    Saab has announced that it acquired another Danish naval company which designs and manufactures mine disposal charge systems for the naval defence industry. With the acquisition of Nordic Defence Industries (NDI), Saab hopes to strengthen its position in the unmanned underwater domain when it comes to regional reach, technology and innovative solutions. “With the acquisition we are strengthening […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Dechaineux has recently conducted a patrol through the North West Australia area in the vicinity of important oil and gas infrastructure. During the patrol the submarine took the opportunity to exercise with a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft in order to prove the effectiveness of joint air and sub-surface security […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Industry news

    Recognising the growing significance of Asia Pacific to United States and Australian defence forces, Austal has entered into agreements to substantially expand its capability in Darwin, Australia through the acquisition of Hydraulink NT and its associated business KM Engineering (HKME). HKME is a leading engineering service provider in northern Australia with well-established operations supporting the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Reliance Defence Limited (RDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to set up a partnership for the construction of naval vessels. The naval ships planned include frigates, destroyers and other specialized vessels to address the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) over the next 10 years. The agreement could also see ADSB delivering maintenance, […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    DCNS has been selected – as part of a multinational industrial team led by the US Company Leidos – to participate in the system engineering and the integration of the NATO Ballistic Missile Defence. DCNS will contribute both to the definition and specification and to the integration and test of the NATO Ballistic Missile Defence […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Leading environmental technology company, Vikoma International Limited, has secured a second major contract with KBR (Kellogg, Brown and Root). The contract, worth more than £2.5million to Vikoma, is to support Ministry of Defence (MoD) deployable fuels infrastructure including aircraft and ground vehicle refuelling operations. Vikoma will provide rugged and portable powerpacks for the Joint Operational […]