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  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Israel Shipyards has launched a new 62-meter offshore patrol vessel built for the Cypriot Navy. The launch took place last week at the company’s shipyard in Haifa Bay in Israel. The vessel will be used to protect the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). “The project is of great importance for the company, and we invested our […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Cyprus Naval Command commissioned its first ever offshore patrol vessel – Commodore Andreas Ioannides (P61) – in a ceremony on January 15 at the Evangelos Florakis naval base. The 62-meter OPV was built by Israel Shipyards and launched in September 2017. After further outfitting and trials, P61 arrived in Larnaca, Cyprus, on January 2. […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Argentine Coast Guard is set to receive the first of four Shaldag-class patrol boats after it was launched by Israel Shipyards on January 26 and loaded for shipping as commercial cargo. The lead boat will become part of the Naval Prefecture fleet under the name Guarani, with pennant number GC 195. Argentine ministry of security […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Industry news

      According to the writings of the Haaretz, a fourth Dolphin submarine built at a German shipyard in Kiel, has been handed over to Israel on Thursday. The new submarine, dubbed the ‘INS Tanin’ (Crocodile), is said to have a ‘second strike’ capability and ‘a range for everything’, a senior Israel Navy officer confirmed. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    India’s state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) an additional, $777 million contract for the delivery on Naval Barak 8 surface to air missiles for the Indian Navy. In September this year, BEL announced it received $1.2 billion in contracts from two shipyards to procure Barak missile defense systems for […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has received a contract to deliver its Barak-8 missile system for Israel Navy’s Sa’ar-6 corvettes. The contract was led by the navy, Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the procurement administration in Israel’s defense ministry. IAI will be responsible for delivering the Barak-8 air and missile defense system which […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Kearsarge Anchors in Eilat, Israel The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), along with embarked Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrived in Eilat, Israel for a regularly scheduled port visit, May 14. US Navy: First Mobile Landing Platform Delivered The Navy accepted delivery of the first Mobile Landing […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Industry news

    Israel-based ballistic protection company Plasan will be delivering armoring solutions for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates, the company announced on Thursday. Plasan received the armoring contract from BAE Systems, the main contractor for the Type 26 program. The frigates are to be built at BAE Systems’ Glasgow shipyard where the first three vessels […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Industry news

    The government has OKed the acquisition of six new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) that will be added to the Coast Guard fleet. The total value of the vessels is about Rs 1,800 crore. The new vessels will be over 100-metres long and equipped with helicopter decks. The will all be constructed by defense PSU Goa […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

    According to Periscope2 referred to Algerian sources, expecting the semicentenary of military procurement independence, Algeria turns eyes not to Paris or Moscow but other European capitals. Having spent EUR 450 mln for Italian-made amphibious ship and modernized two ships in Spain, Algerian Navy is on the threshold of a contract with German shipyard TKMS which […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israeli Navy Commander in Chief has announced the names of the four Sa’ar 6 vessels currently under construction in Germany. In an announcement on April 22, Major General Eli Sharvit said the new ships would be named INS Magen, Oz, Independence and Victory. Construction on the new class of ships started at the Thyssenkrupp Marine […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Industry news

    SEC Industries and DCNS today officially inaugurated new workshop facilities and delivered, after successful Factory Acceptance Tests, the cofferdam doors coamings for the Indian P75* Scorpene submarines. The facilities were inaugurated by Shri M.M. Pallam Raju, the Indian Honbl’e Minister of State for Defence, Government of India. French Ambassador to India, H.E. Mr. François Richier […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Constitution got underway in Boston Harbor to kick-off the city’s celebration of America’s 237th birthday, followed by a naturalization ceremony where 26 new American citizens were administered the Oath of Allegiance July 4. Approximately 500 guests accompanied the 215-year-old Constitution on its second scheduled underway of 2013, including 150 winners of Constitution’s annual Fourth […]

  • 6 July 2017

    The staff and crew embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) (GHWB) had the distinct pleasure of hosting its first foreign head of state for a ship visit, July 3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara and son Yair, came aboard the carrier to visit with senior […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

      According to Israel National News on Wednesday Israel and Germany signed a contract purchasing the sixth Israeli Navy submarine. Among the attendants to the signing of the contact were Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Defense Ministry CEO, Major General (res.) Udi Shani and Secretary of State of the German Federal Defense Ministry, Wolf Rudiger. “Strategically, […]

  • 5 May 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Receives Battenberg Cup The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) received the Battenberg Cup in recognition of outstanding achievements over the course of 2012. The Battenberg Cup is awarded annually to the best all-around ship or submarine in the Atlantic Fleet on the accumulation of the crew’s success. […]

  • 10 March 2014

    The Israeli Navy said on Wednesday that its commando units had interdicted a suspected Iranian shipment of advanced weapons in the Red Sea. The shipment was said to had been destined for Gaza-based terrorist organizations. The claim was refuted by Iran.   The commandos boarded a Panamanian flagged cargo vessel carrying stocks of 40 M-302 […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Industry news

      Germany and Israel have sealed the deal which provides Israel with its sixth Dolphin-class nuclear-capable submarine. Germany will subsidize… By Gil Ronen (israelnationalnews) [mappress] Source: israelnationalnews, July 18, 2011;

  • 5 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) arrived in Haifa, Israel for a routine port visit, Sept. 4. San Antonio’s commanding officer, Capt. Randell Dykes, said this visit is a well-deserved break for Sailors and Marines, and for many is the first time they have visited Israel. “If […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israeli unmanned systems specialist Elbit Systems has teamed up with Italy’s Leonardo to equip the Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV) with mini torpedoes. The agreement, announced at the Exponaval exhibition in Chile, will see the two companies develop the USV’ capability of mounting and launching light weight, mini torpedoes. As explained by Elbit, the solution will […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The U.S. Navy is sending three warships to the Mediterranean, near Israel in case evacuation of its citizens from Israel is needed, according to the The warships that the U.S. Navy has sent near Israel are: USS New York (Complement: 28 officers, 332 enlisted), USS Gunston Hall (Complement: 22 officers, 391 enlisted) and USS […]

  • 18 July 2017

    A German-Israeli submarine corruption scandal which has seen seven Israeli officials arrested is threatening to delay the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Israel’s acquisition of additional three diesel-electric submarines. According to a report from Israel’s Haaretz which cited a National Security Council official, Germany has postponed indefinitely the sale of the three […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Israel’s security cabinet on Monday ordered the navy to stop an international aid flotilla from breaching a naval blockade on the Gaza Strip… (ahram) [mappress] Source: ahram, June  27, 2011;

  • 6 September 2012

    Somali piracy gives the US and allies an opportunity to maintain massive military presence in the region under a specious pretext, said Iranian Navy Commander ADM Habibollah Sayyari on Sept 4. Iranian Navy permanently tracks all movements of American warships in the Persian Gulf, Sayyari said. According to him, Iran’s intelligence follows all actions of […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Israel’s unused natural gas potential may be under threat from preying militant groups such as Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Lebanese guerrilla movement, which might require intensified involvement of the country’s Navy in securing the multinational drilling platforms and offshore rigs, Reuters informs. Having in mind the existence of the dangers such groups pose to economic development […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Industry news

    Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Ramta division has won a contract to supply three Super Dvora Mk 3 fast patrol boats to the Israel Navy. The Super Dvora Mk 3, an advanced development of the Ramta Division, is a mainstay of the Israel Navy’s ongoing security activities. The boat is used for patrol, and other operations, […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) ships, the flagship, FGS Hamburg, and HDMS Absalon, arrived for a port visit to Haifa, Israel on December 7. The crews of the ships will have opportunities to interact with their Israeli counterparts. On conclusion, NATO and Israeli naval forces plan to participate in a passing exercise (PASSEX) to […]