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  • 27 December 2018

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has received a contract for the renovation and repair of three KDX-I class destroyers. The shipbuilder also unveiled a contract for the construction of one LNG carrier for an unnamed Oceania company. The total value of the contracts is about USD 230 million, according to DSME. […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Thales has joined forces with the South Korean defense contractor LiG Nex1 to overhaul Goalkeeper close-in weapon systems on board the KDX-I class vessels of the Republic of Korea Navy. Thales noted that the overhaul would be carried out by Thales in close cooperation with DMI (the Naval Maintenance organisation of the Netherlands Ministry of Defence) and […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $490 million contract to equip additional Japanese, Republic of Korea and U.S. Navy destroyers with the integrated AEGIS air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities. According to Lockheed Martin, the ships will be equipped with Aegis Baseline 9, the latest evolution of the combat system, capable of IAMD. […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company  a $106.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production of Aegis-related equipment, including the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and MK99 Mod 14 Fire Control System. With this modification, Raytheon will continue its long history of reliable manufacturing of these two essential components, which are critical to Aegis’ […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE’s Power Conversion business and Hanwha Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby the parties will work together to bring electric propulsion solutions for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy’s new, six-ship KDDX destroyer program. As explained, the MOU creates Hanwha Aerospace as a single customer to support the ROK Navy with a […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) commenced their five days bilateral naval exercise codenamed Exercise HORNBILL 21/2011 commence from 19th December 2011 until 23rd December 2011.  The opening ceremony of the exercise was held in the Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters on Monday 19th December 2011.  The opening ceremony was officiated by First […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Korea urgently dispatched the 4,500-ton Choi Young KDX-II destroyer, which is carrying out anti-piracy duties in the Gulf of Aden, to waters… (chosun) [mappress] Source: chosun, February 25, 2011; 

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defense technology contractor Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, has received a $365.7 million contract for the development and integration of Baseline K2 Aegis weapon systems for the Republic of Korea Navy. Under a foreign military sales contract awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command, the company will provide for combat system installation, […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The batch II destroyers will be capable of performing the ballistic missile defense role.

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korea’s defense procurement agency DAPA has approved plans for the development and construction of the next batch of Republic of Korea Navy destroyers and submarines. More specifically, an additional three Sejong the Great-class destroyers (KDX-III) and three second-batch KSS-III submarines are to be built. According to DAPA, the new destroyers will be upgraded with […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) marked another significant event with the commissioning of a new Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB 25-012) named KDB MUSTAED. The commissioning was inaugurated by First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Halim bin Haji Mohd Hanifah, Commander RBN who was also the Guest of Honor during the ceremony at the RBN […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Brunei Naval Ship ‘KDB Darulaman’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on 23rd November 2011 for a logistic halt on their maiden voyage from Germany to Brunei. ‘KDB Darulaman’ is a Patrol Vessel (PV 80) with a length of 80 meters and a displacement of 1480 tones. The ship, commanded by Lt Col. (L) […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering launched a 3,650-ton frigate for the Royal Thai Navy on January 23. The launching ceremony took place at the company’s shipyard on Geoje Island and was attended by the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, Thailand’s ambassador of to the Republic of Korea and the CEO of DSME, among other […]

  • 22 April 2015

    IMDEX Asia 2015 has attracted strong international interest from senior naval officials, maritime agencies and industry representatives who will converge at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore from 19 to 21 May 2015. To date, Navy Chiefs from 15 countries such as Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Djibouti, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Training & Education

    KDB DARUSSALAM arrived at Port of Phuket, in Phuket Island, Thailand for a four-day goodwill visit to the country.  This visit was a continuation of the Royal Brunei Navy’s effort in strengthening and expanding diplomatic naval understanding and camaraderie. In conjunction with this visit, a Courtesy Call was made to the Chief of Staff of […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy welcomed its first South Korean-built frigate in a ceremony at the Sattahip Naval Base on January 7. Named after the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the frigate was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME’s) under a US$410 million contract from August 2013. HTMS Bhumibol Adulyadej is the first of two ships to be […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    PELICAN Exercise Series 31/11 was officially deactivated with the closing ceremony onboard KDB DARULEHSAN. Sea phase was indeed a triumphant phase for the PELICAN Exercise, in which objectives were accomplished, the aims to expose young officers in conducting all the exercises has been achieved and this could not be more a satisfying outcome but also […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Royal Brunei Armed Forces reached another significant milestone with the official acceptance of a Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB25-012), named KDB MUSTAED. On 26th March 2010, the Government of His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, represented by the Ministry of Defence, Negara Brunei Darussalam signed an agreement with Luerssen  Asia Pte.Ltd., […]

  • 12 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The Royal Brunei Armed Forces recorded another significant milestone in its history with the official acceptance of the final DARUSSALAM Class Patrol Vessels, namely KDB DARULAMAN. KDB DARULAMAN is the last of the DARUSSALAM class, which have been commissioned to Luerssen Shipyard by the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a formal deal for the acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), thereby creating a global naval and commercial shipbuilding giant. The deal was reported by the news agency Yonhap which said that the merger of the two South Korean shipbuilders would create an entity with a 20 […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Department of Defense has cleared Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6 for sale to several international customers, the company announced January 10. “Many of the approved countries are seeking the multi-mission SM-6 to bolster their shipbuilding programs,” the company said without specifying which countries were meant. The SM-6 missile is compatible with the Aegis combat system which is […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Patrol boat crew Assail Two has recently completed Exercise PENGUIN 2015, embarked in Australian Navy’s HMAS Armidale, bringing to a close a four day exercise that included harbour and sea phases as well as social and sports activities. With the aim of being held every two years, this year’s exercise was attended by Armidale and […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval forces of Brunei and Indonesia finished a 5-day long joint exercise codenamed HELANG LAUT 13B/12. The thirteenth annual bilateral exercise was conducted in March 19-23. Brunei Navy was the host party. The exercise’s objective is strengthening of relations, development of cooperation and mutual understanding by elaboration of joint operational doctrine and tactics. The exercise […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Industry news

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today held a launch ceremony for its fifth frigate, ROKS Jeonbuk. The launch ceremony was attended by the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mr. Hwang Ki-chul, governor of Northern Jeolla Province Mr. Kim Wan-ju, Hyundai Heavy’s president & CEO Mr. Lee Jai-seong and other government and military […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) conducted their bilateral flagship naval exercise, codenamed Exercise Pelican, from 4 to 10 June 2014.   The RSN deployed a Formidable-class stealth frigate (RSS Intrepid) with an embarked naval helicopter for the exercise, while the RBN participated with two Darussalam-class patrol vessels (KDB […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    A delegation of 13 personnel from the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), headed by Lt Col (L) Shamsul Bahren bin Haji Taweh, arrived at the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Fleet Headquarters based at Changi Naval Base to conduct a joint simulator exercise code-named PELICAN. This year’s exercise marks the 32nd in the series and will […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Malaysian Navy frigate KD Lekiu is the country’s only naval vessel included in the search and rescue efforts for the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 in the southern part of the Indian Ocean, according to Malaysian Defence.   As explained by Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) chief Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar, Lekiu stopped in Perth […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A task group of three Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JMSDF) arrived in Brunei on February 11 for a regularly scheduled port call. Asagiri-class destroyers JS Sawagiri and JS Yamagiri and Hatsuyuki-class destroyer JS Yamayuki were welcomed by the Royal Brunei Navy to the Muara Port. The head of delegation, Captain Isamu Kaji, Commander, Escort Division 11 and […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded a $406 million U.S. Navy multi-year contract to provide AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the AEGIS program. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield of the U.S. Navy Fleet. […]