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  • 6 September 2018
    Vessels

    The German Navy’s corvette Oldenburg (F263) is to deploy to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).  The ship is scheduled to leave its homeport Warnemünde with its Delta crew on September 10, 2018, according to the navy. The patrol of the coast of Lebanon comes twelve months after the previous deployment, Corvette captain Thorsten Vögler said, adding […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Authorities

    On January 24 Commodore Ben Bekkering handed over command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One to Commodore George von Maltzan of the German Navy. Bekkering and his international staff had command of the fleet for one year. The solemn hand over ceremony took place in Den Helder, the Netherlands. Standing NATO Maritime Group One, a […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Enterprise concluded a year-long stint with NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasures Group 2, handing over the flagship role to German Navy tender FGS Rhein. The Royal Navy survey ship concluded her deployment in a change of command ceremony in Souda Bay, Crete, on July 6. Enterprise led SNMCMG2 as it trained with navies in […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract worth €5 Million (£4.2 Million) by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence to supply a number of Titan 385ES-HD turrets for German Navy (Deutsche Marine) Sea Lynx Mk88A helicopters. The Titan 385ES-HD (Enhanced Stability-High Definition) turrets will allow German Navy pilots to see their environment clearly […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    FGS Baden-Württemberg, the lead ship of the German Navy’s new F125 class frigates, officially entered service in a ceremony on June 17. The 149,6-meter ship was commissioned in attendance of German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen, who arrived in Wilhelmshaven just hours after unveiling the next-generation fighter aircraft that will be developed as part […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Authorities

    With the German Navy’s sail training ship Gorch Fock tied in port for extensive repairs, a number of German officer cadets have taken to Royal Navy’ flagship HMS Ocean for their first at sea experience and training. Thanks to a liaison between the home of Royal Navy officer training in Dartmouth and its German equivalent […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter has wrapped up its integration aboard a German Navy frigate during her pre-deployment training which started in April this year. The Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton-based helicopter spent seven weeks aboard the Bremen-class frigate FGS Lübeck. This was also the first time the Royal Navy’s newest operational helicopter has embarked with […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Upwards of 1½ million people saw HMS St Albans as the Portsmouth warship took part in the world’s largest harbour festival. The frigate sailed up the Elbe to Hamburg to take part in the 823rd ‘birthday’ of the great port. The Type 23 frigate visited the great Hanseatic port as part of strengthening international relations […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s flagship paid a surprise visit to the German port of Kiel when ice stopped her sailing into Hamburg. The threat of being stuck on the Elbe thanks to the cold snap dominating Europe led to HMS Bulwark visiting the home of the German Fleet instead as she begins her winter deployment. Ice on the […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Minehunter HMS Penzance has left Scotland to begin her stint with a NATO force patrolling the Mediterranean. Just three months after leaving refit on the Forth, the Faslane-based vessel is joining Standing Mine Countermeasures Group 2, taking over from HMS Ledbury. Just three months after emerging from a major overhaul, minehunter HMS Penzance has left […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Peruvian naval shipyard SIMA has contracted German thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to modernize the Peruvian Navy HDW 209/1200 class submarines. Spanning a period of seven years, the contract is worth around €40 million (approx. $45.44M), the company said. The four submarines – named Angamos, Antofagasta, Pisagua and Chipana – were built in the early 1980s at the thyssenkrupp Marine […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its seventh Type 214 submarine ‘Hong Beom-do’ in a ceremony held at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan on January 19. The ROK Navy received the submarine less than two years after it was launched in March 2016. The submarine is named after an independence fighter during the colonial […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Industry news

      Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, and MarineForce International LLP (MFI) have signed a frame agreement with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation on supplies and services for their German built ULA-class submarines. The frame agreement ensures access to specialised engineering services to be provided by the consortium. It will gain […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indonesian Navy welcomed its first South Korean-built built Type 209/1400 submarine KRI Nagapasa at its naval base in Surabaya on August 28. Nagapasa arrived to Indonesia from South Korea where it was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) as the country’s first export submarine. The formal delivery ceremony took place on August 2 […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Peruvian naval shipyard SIMA has started the modernization of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarines. The first boat to undergo the upgrades is the BAP Chipana which was recently lifted out of the water onto a dry dock for the maintenance. The Syncrolift system the company used for the procedure was delivered by Norwegian company TTS […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    German submarine specialist Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has landed a contract to modernize two Indian Navy Type 209/1500 submarines. According to a company spokesperson, the contract is worth 35 million Euros with additional options included. Work is to be undertaken at an Indian shipyard. TKMS India managing director Gurnad Sodhi said the contract was an important […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Republic of Korea Navy has named its seventh Type 214, 1.800-ton attack submarine, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Hong Beom-do, as the vessel was officially named is the Korean version of the Type 214 submarine developed by the German ship-builder  Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. The submarine is loaded with long-range submarine-to-ground […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) on Thursday announced it has received a 30 billion-won (approx. US$26.7m) contract to refit the Indonesian Navy’s KRI Cakra-class submarine. The company’s announcement comes several months after it was first reported that DSME was selected by Indonesia to perform work on the first of two Type 209/1300 diesel-electric […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has launched the eighth of nine KSS-II submarines the South Korean Navy will eventually operate. Named after the South Korean independence fighter Lee Beom-seok, the submarine was unveiled on Tuesday at DSME’s shipyard in Geojedo, south of Seoul. Once the South Korean attack submarine program is complete, […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities

    The Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract related to the overhaul of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarine. As announced by the French company, the contract is for the delivery of 16 units of static converters to be fitted on the vessels. The static converters are a suitable […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) on Monday received its sixth KSS-II (Type 214) submarine from South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). Named ‘Yu Gwan-sun’ after the famed South Korean independence leader, the 1,800-tonne vessel will bear pennant number 078 once it is commissioned. The new submarine is scheduled to be commissioned in December after […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Indonesian Navy officially received its second Nagapasa-class submarine, KRI Ardadedali, from South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in a ceremony on April 25. KRI Ardadedali (404) is the second of overall three submarines Indonesia is building in cooperation with South Korea’s DSME under a US$1,1 billion contract signed in 2011. Following the delivery and […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      As is expected, Indonesian defense ministry will select preferred tenderer for delivery of new non-nuclear subs for national navy. In 2009 Indonesian defense ministry addressed invitations to French, German, Russian, and Korean shipyards, although the program was annulled then due to lack of financing. Decision to choose a tender winner was postponed for 2011. […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    Dr. Sigrid Hubert-Reichling christened one of the most modern non-nuclear submarines in the world today at the shipyard of Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, under the name of “U 35”. She is the wife of the Lord Mayor of Zweibrücken, the town that has assumed sponsorship of U 35. U […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The maritime environment has changed significantly in recent years, due to piracy and terrorism, climate change and environmental protection, and the offshore sector. Global trading of goods continues to grow, and 90% of it is carried by sea, so security of the overall global maritime logistic chains is at the focus of attention. The means […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea Navy has contracted eMARINE Global for the maintenance of its the anti-submarine war tactical training (ASWTT) center simulator at Jinhae Naval Base. The contract, valued at 754,000,000 won ($706,000 US), is the first time the maintenance service was outsourced to a local company since the technology was installed 10 years ago […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy of Israel has received a new submarine, INS Rahav, in an official ceremony held yesterday in Kiel, Germany, according to defensenews.com. The Dolphin-Class submarine, INS Rahav, is Israel’s fifth submarine of the class. The Dolphin-class is a diesel-electric submarine developed and constructed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW), Germany for the Israeli Navy. The […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded Lockheed Martin a $150.9 million contract for the Target Sight System (TSS) on the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.  The TSS is a large-aperture midwave forward-looking infrared sensor with a laser designator/rangefinder turret. The system provides the capability to identify and laser-designate targets at maximum weapon range, significantly enhancing […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German sail training ship Gorch Fock marked six decades of service in the navy on December 17, 2015. Marking the occasion, the German Navy released a video with archive footage of the Gorch Fock chronicling the ship’s years in service. It all began in 1958 when the ship was launched at the Hamburg shipyard Blohm & […]