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  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japan’s defense ministry has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to build the first two of a new class of multirole frigates for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), the shipbuilder announced on November 1. The new class of 3,900-ton ships is expected to comprise a total of four vessels. MHI did not reveal […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    One of three contenders for the Australian $50 billion submarine construction contract, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, has launched operations at MHI Australia in Sydney. The Japanese shipbuilder said the aim of the new subsidiary was to “strengthen ties with Australia’s governmental institutions and economic and industrial sectors”. News about the MHI’s Australian subsidiary come in the […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has launched the 11th Soryu-class submarine for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force at its Kobe shipyard. JS Oryu (SS-511) was launched October 4 and is the first JMSDF submarine to run on lithium-ion batteries which store considerably more power than the lead-acid batteries installed on the previous ten Soryu-class submarines. […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Industry news

    BAE Systems  announced on Thursday  that it has entered into a definitive agreement with American Maritime Holdings, Inc. to acquire Marine Hydraulics International, Inc. (“MHI”), a privately held company that operates a shipyard, pier and waterfront facilities in Norfolk, Virginia. The proposed acquisition would complement BAE Systems’ support to its customers with enhanced readiness and […]

  • 3 March 2015

    Rear Adm. Pete Gumataotao, commander, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic (CNSL) visited the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) while the ship is undergoing an extensive maintenance period Feb. 23. During his visit to Mesa Verde, Gumataotao was given an extensive tour of the ship, including the barge wardroom, flight deck, aft mast, […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Japanese Ministry of Defence on March 7 received the seventh Soryu-class submarine, ‘Jinryu’ in a ceremnoy held at the MHI Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works’ No.3 pier in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture. The Jinryu, which translates to “benevolent dragon”, is the fourth submarine to be built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, who also built the country’s first Soryu-class […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has launched the country’s second Asahi-class destroyer, the future JS Shiranui. The ship was launched on October 12 in Nagasaki. JS Shiranui (pennant number 120) and her sister ship Asahi are based on the Akizuki-class destroyer but with a focus on anti-submarine instead of anti-air warfare. The ships measure 151 […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned its first 25DD destroyer JS Asahi in a ceremony on March 7. The 5,100-ton destroyer was handed over to JMSDF by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Shipyard in Nagasaki on March 7 and the destroyer reached its permanent homeport in Sasebo a day later on March 8. JS […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries has launched the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s 12th Soryu-class diesel-electric submarine. Named Toryu (with pennant number SS 512), the boat is the second in the class to be fitted with lithium-ion batteries which store considerably more power than the lead-acid batteries installed on the previous ten Soryu-class submarines. JS Oryu […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Industry news

    M Ship Co., LLC, a naval design firm based in San Diego,  announced that it has partnered with Uemura Seisakusyo Co., Ltd. headquartered in Hyogo prefecture, Japan, to introduce its products and technologies to the Japanese market. UEMURA Group’s name is traditionally associated with manufacturing of critical components for aircraft engines, naval engines, industrial gas […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force welcomed its tenth Soryu-class submarine into service in a delivery and commissioning ceremony in Kobe on March 18. The submarine was delivered by Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries, sixteen months after it was launched in November 2017. In addition to being the tenth in its class, Shōryū is the […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Industry news

    Titan Acquisition Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) San Diego Shipyard. The shipyard is one of the largest fleet service and repair sites in America, located in the US largest navy port. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the second […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has concluded an agreement with the Republic of the Philippines to construct two multi-role response vessels (MRRVs). These vessels will be built at Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works and are scheduled to be delivered to the Philippine Coast Guard in 2022. With a length […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Training & Education

    The navies of Finland and Estonia have started the joint Baltic Shield 2018 exercise in the Archipelago Sea and Gulf of Finland. The exercise got underway on October 1 and is scheduled to conclude October 11. Baltic Shield 2018 is a mine counter-measures and firing exercise for vessel units of the Finnish and Estonian navies. The […]

  • 18 August 2011

      Japan’s defense ministry addressed to Chinese counterparts with request to explain the Chinese Navy’s need for aircraft carriers, reports Defense News. “As an aircraft carrier, it is of a highly maneuverable and offensive nature. We want China to explain the reasons why it needs it”, said Japanese defense minister Toshimi Kitazawa. As for Tokyo, […]

  • 17 October 2017

    The US Navy and Coast Guard have sent aircraft and vessel crews in response to reports of a crashed helicopter of the coast of Molokai, Hawaii, October 16. According to the coast guard, the downed helicopter is a privately owned Robinson R44 helicopter with two people aboard. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Response Coordination […]

  • 23 January 2012

    In 2012, Russia will sell armaments to India for about $7.7 bln which is over 60% of Russian export and 80% of Indian import. Since 2013, the US will become India’s largest arms exporter. Such impressive results in Russo-Indian military cooperation are achieved because of several large programs (value scope of deliveries is calculated on […]

  • 10 March 2014

    The search for the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which lost radar signal in the early hours of Saturday, when it was flying over the Ho Chi Minh air traffic control area in Vietnam, is intensively underway.   Nine countries are contributing to the search 24/7 across the South China Sea for the aircraft. Chinese warship […]

  • 15 January 2016

    The US Coast Guard is responding to a report of downed military aircraft off Haleiwa on the North Shore of Oahu, Friday, 15th of January. Responders are searching for survivors in a debris field located about two and half miles north of Haleiwa. At 11:38 p.m. Thursday, watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received […]

  • 20 January 2017

    NATO said it is monitoring the Russian carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov as it sails back home after spending several months off the coast of Syria. The aircraft carrier took part in Russian military operations in Syria. Admiral Kuznetsov has been monitored since it left Severomosk in October by ships assigned […]

  • 29 May 2012

      The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered the body of the pilot of a helicopter that crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard said in a news release that divers from the vessel Ocean Inspector found the pilot inside the aircraft’s cockpit. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the initial report […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    New Zealand has awarded a NZD$493 million contract to the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of an ice-going tanker for the Royal New Zealand Navy. According to the defense minister Gerry Brownlee, the new ship will be ice-strengthened and winterised for operations in Antarctica and is expected to be delivered in 2020. […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Assault Craft Unit 2’s (ACU2) Landing Craft Unit (LCU) 1644 began repairs at Norfolk Ship Support Activity’s (NSSA) Dynamic (AFDL-6) Dry-dock at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Aug. 11.   LCU-1644 became the first vessel docked at Dynamic since the dry-dock itself underwent repairs during an availability that began in 2013. “This was a big […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2016

    The United States Coast Guard has confirmed that search efforts for 12 Marine aviators who crashed off the North Shore of Oahu were still ongoing on Monday, January 18. Air, surface and shoreline assets are actively searching for the survivors and cataloging debris. Of the four life rafts confirmed to be aboard the two aircraft […]

  • 19 May 2020

    In a sail-off ceremony that took place at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the Philippine Navy’s new missile-capable warship set sail for Subic, the Philippines, on May 18, 2020. To be christened BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the newbuild is the first of two 2,600-ton multi-mission frigates ordered by the Philippine Navy […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Industry news

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today it won an order to build a 23,000 ton class logistics support vessel for New Zealand Defence Force’s Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) project. HHI was selected as a preferred bidder in December 2015. HHI will deliver the logistics support vessel to New Zealand by the end of 2019. Under […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy’s troubled frigate acquisition project is set to make headway after the navy’s technical inspection and acceptance committee approved a design review for the two new vessels. According to Philippine media reports, the design review was approved March 23 while a ceremonial steel cutting to mark the construction start is likely to take place […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today that it signed a contract to build two 2,600 ton frigates for Philippine Navy. The frigates will be designed as a smaller version of the Incheon-class frigate which is already in service with the Republic of Korea Navy. According to HHI, the 107 meter frigates will be propelled with a […]