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  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) received its first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) as the ‘Independence’ finished sea trials and cruised to its new home at Tuas Naval Base on May 26. LMV Independence is one of the eight LMVs that will replace the current Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs). The new ships will be more efficient than […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Singapore’s ST Marine launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s sixth Independence-class littoral mission vessel ‘Fortitude’ in a ceremony on Saturday, March 24. The LMV Fortitude was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard in a ceremony attended by senior officials from the defense ministry and armed forces. Fortitude is part of an eight-vessel LMV program which started […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy held a launching ceremony it’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard on July 3. The launch of Independence is a significant milestone in the RSN’s continued transformation to keep Singapore’s seas safe. The new LMVs are smarter and faster ships, equipped with sharper capabilities […]

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

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s fourth littoral mission vessel ‘Justice’ was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi shipyard during a ceremony held on March 18. Littoral mission vessels are being built to replace the 20-year-old Fearless-class patrol vessels which the Singapore Navy started to gradually decommission. The LMV project is making progress, with LMV Justice expected to be fully […]

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

    ST Marine, the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd has launched Unity, the third of overall eight Littoral Mission Vessels (LMV) the company is building for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). RSS Unity was named and launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard during a ceremony attended by senior officials from Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces. […]

  • 12 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Finnish Navy Shows Off New Jehu Class Ship One of the new Jehu class landing ships, which the Finnish Navy received in June, will be presented to the audience for the first time on 9 July in the South Harbour of Helsinki, Finland. HMAS Canberra Prepares for More Tests Australia’s biggest warship completed the first […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy is set to commission the first littoral mission vessel RSS Independence on its 50th anniversary on May 5. “This will be a significant moment to mark the Navy’s coming of age at 50 years, as we complete our 3rd generation transformation, as we move into our redesign for LMV Indy to […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard launched the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, in a ceremony on January 26. The launch ceremony was officiated by senior minister of state for defence Heng Chee How whose wife launched the LMV. “The navy is every maritime nation’s first line of defence. A strong […]

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

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has launched its second littoral mission vessel (LMV) at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) Benoi Yard. The second of overall eight ships in the class was launched April 16 and named Sovereignty. The eight LMVs are set to replace the RSN’s aging Fearless-class patrol vessels which have been in service […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Singapore Navy’s seventh littoral mission vessel (LMV) – the future RSS Dauntless – was launched at ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard in a ceremony on August 18. Minister for finance Heng Swee Keat officiated the launching ceremony. “Naming this LMV Dauntless aptly reflects the RSN’s determined spirit to overcome all adversity without fear, capturing also the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned two littoral mission vessels (LMV) and inaugurated a new simulation center in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on September 26. The two LMVs, RSS Justice and RSS Indomitable, are the fourth and fifth of overall eight vessels in their class. Shipbuilder ST Engineering has so far launched seven vessels with the […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s fifth littoral mission vessel (LMV), the future RSS Indomitable, at it its shipyard in Benoi. The launching ceremony took place on September 23 and was attended by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lew Chuen Hong and senior officers from the RSN and the Defence Science and […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities

    The Republic of Singapore Navy held a decommissioning ceremony for Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence on March 8, at Tuas Naval Base. Not counting the 2003-stricken RSS Courageous, RSS Independence is the first of 12 vessels in its class to be decommissioned ahead of the arrival of new littoral mission vessels. The 20-year-old vessels will gradually be decommissioned as new […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    RSNS Fearless, the Republic of Singapore Navy’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), has arrived at its home port ahead of an official commissioning ceremony. Fearless was delivered by ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard less than a year after it was launched in January this year. Designed and built locally, the Independence-class LMVs are jointly […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) program is to be equipped with SharpeEye navigation radars, Kelvin Hughes, a British manufacturer of navigation systems, announced August 8. The lead ship of the fleet, Independence, was delivered in May of this year equipped with two I-Band (X-band) SharpEye systems. A further seven vessels will be similarly equipped with […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned another two littoral mission vessels (LMV) in a ceremony at Changi Naval Base on November 14. RSS Sovereignty and RSS Unity are the second and third vessel in what is to become a fleet of eight LMVs built by ST Marine. The commissioning ceremony was attended by Singaporean defense minister […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    After decommissioning its first Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence in March this year, the Republic of Singapore Navy has decommissioned additional three vessels in the class in a ceremony on October 3. RSS Sovereignty, RSS Unity and RSS Justice were the tree vessels to retire at Tuas Naval Base after 20 years of service. The […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has decommissioned two more Fearless-class patrol vessels. The decommissioning ceremony for the 1996-built RSS Daring and RSS Resilience was held at Tuas Naval Base on July 19, 2018, marking the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new littoral mission vessels (LMVs). “These two faithful Fearless-class […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today.   The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN. This LMV is the first of eight new LMVs to be built for […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has finished testing of the future Navy variant CMV-22B Osprey for aircraft carrier operations aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Fleet Battle Experiment (FBE) was conducted from July 22 to August 4 off the coast of California. Sailors and senior officials explored, analyzed and documented the characteristics of operating a detachment of MV-22s for the carrier […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of U.S. Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited commands onboard Naval Air Station Pensacola Jan. 6-7. The visit served to provide the senior leaders an overview of aviation training, as well as an opportunity to tour the littoral combat ship USS Independence […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey pilots tested rolling landing and takeoffs on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) earlier this month. The testing took place a month after Bell Boeing received a contract to build the first 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy. The CMV-22B Osprey is a […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    They are being replaced by larger and more modern littoral mission vessels.

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) departed Naval Station Mayport April 9, embarking on the ship’s maiden voyage to its homeport of San Diego. The transit, led by the ship’s Gold Crew, marks the successful completion of testing the ability of the ship’s mine countermeasures (MCM) mission package to detect, localize, and destroy mines […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Boeing JPO a $4,2 billion contract for V-22 tiltrotor aircraft construction. As informed, the contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy, 34 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps, one CV-22B for the Air Force and four MV-22B aircraft for […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A team of scientists aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus are conducting a mission to visit the sunk U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Independence which sits at a depth of 800 meters off the coast of San Francisco.  The Corps of Exploration on E/V Nautilus and scientists on shore participating via telepresence are conducting the first-ever visual […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) is scheduled to return to its Naval Base San Diego homeport on February 11. The ship is on its way back from a 225-day independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf, Western Pacific, and Indian Oceans. While deployed to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleets, the […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Belgian Navy Belgian Navy’s Tripartite-class minehunter M924 Primula detected what it classified as a potential mine in the Gootebank area, about 14 nautical miles off the coast, February 25. The Navy ship thereafter used its Seafox-I ROV (remotely operated vehicle) and identified the sonar contact as a German LMB mine from World War II, which was estimated to […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy recently responded to a capsizing incident 7 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca, in Singapore waters. On September 22, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Malaysian-registered fishing trawler, PAF 4658, had capsized. All five crew members onboard were rescued by the Navy’s patrol vessel, RSS Independence. Two crew […]