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  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium a contract to develop a rotary wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) demonstrator for the French Navy. According to a Naval Group announcement, the contract covers de-risking studies ahead of constructing a future tactical helicopter drone demonstrator. The […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has released first expressions of interest (EOIs) and requests for information (RFIs) for major equipment and common technologies on the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine program. “We are seeking Australian companies to take part in the largest defense acquisition project in Australia’s history, a project that will span 50 years,” said […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The French Navy has received a new visual defense simulator (Simdav) at its base in Brest, the system manufacturer Naval Group announced on November 22. Brest is the second base to receive the Simdav after Toulon received one at the end of 2016. Both deliveries are part of a 5-year modernisation and through-life support contract awarded by the French […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The United Arab Emirates Navy has ordered two Gowind corvettes from French shipbuilder Naval Group, French president Emmanuel Macron announced during a press conference in Dubai. Macron’s confirmation comes days after media reports emerged indicating UAE Navy’s interest in the vessels which are turning out to be an export success for the French shipbuilder. In […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Whether Europe sees the creation of a “naval Airbus” will be known by June 2018. That is the date by which French and Italian shipbuilding giants Naval Group and Fincantieri are to define “a roadmap detailing the principles of the future alliance”. The announcement of the possible merger was made in Lyon, France, by French president […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group, the French shipbuilder picked to build Australia’s 12 new submarines has marked the official opening of its new Australian headquarters and has started master planning studies for the design and build of the Future Submarine construction yard in Adelaide. The new Naval Group office in Keswick, Adelaide was officially opened by Australian minister […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group (former DCNS) has appointed a new executive director to work with the Commonwealth of Australia on the Australian Future Submarine program. Jean-Michel Billig, the Australia executive director joined Naval Group in May 2017 as special advisor to Hervé Guillou, President and CEO. The Australian federal government has selected Naval Group as its […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French state-owned shipbuilder DCNS announced on Wednesday it was changing its name to Naval Group, for better “exposure and credibility in international markets”. “The creation of a strong, unifying brand, that embodies both our heritage and our expertise will enable us to meet two major objectives: continue to attract and retain the best and brightest talent […]

  • 28 October 2014

    Italian Navy’s ITS San Giorgio, after a previous experience from past March to July, resumes her role of flagship for the 29th Naval Group, commanded by Rear Admiral Mario Culcasi, thus taking over ITS San Giusto and providing active support to patrol activities in the Mediterranean. The unit, commanded by Captain Antonino Lo Duca, has […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On September 11, the Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) continued sailing the Mediterranean after a short port visit in Casablanca.   SNMCMG2 is currently composed of the flagship Italian frigate ITS Aviere, command and logistical support ship Godetia (Belgium), minehunters Evropi (Greece), Duero (Spain), Grimsby (UK), Homburg (Germany) and Erdek (Turkey). The Second Italian Naval […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Finnish Navy has deployed three vessels to Sweden where they are taking part in a naval exercise in the archipelago of Stockholm. The two navies will increase their interoperability through 8 days of exercises which are set to conclude on April 19. The exercise will focus on anti-submarine warfare between Finland and Sweden as […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French ECA Group has teamed with Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS) to prepare its IT180 VTOL drone for integration on ships. The two companies already collaborated with the IT180 at the end of May 2017. ECA Group participated in the second edition of “Naval Innovation Days” in Ollioules (South of France), an event organized by DCNS […]

  • 3 July 2013

    The Spanish Navy has organized the first meeting of the Naval Coordination Group of the 5+5 Initiative which was held at the Naval Warfare College in Madrid, where the terms of reference were discussed. The Group will be presided over by Spain in 2014. The meeting was attended by members of the following 5+5 Initiative […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (PELARG) returned, May 14, to Naval Base San Diego following an eight-month western Pacific deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AOR). The PELARG consists of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), the amphibious dock […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Ships of Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group (BLACKSEAFOR) left Sevastopol on Apr 17 after the 4-day visit and continued joint training…     (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 19, 2012;

  • 18 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Ships of Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group (BLACKSEAFOR) on Apr 13 arrived in Sevastopol. Leaving Romanian Constanta, crew of the BLACKSEAFOR flagship – Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) large landing ship Caesar Kunikov – paid military honors to destroyer leader Moskva perished off Romania in 1941 during the Great Patriotic War. Traditional wreath […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Special Warfare Group Two hosted a 50th anniversary ceremony Jan. 27, at the Navy SEAL Heritage Center aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, to honor and celebrate the rich history and heritage of the Navy SEAL community. The ceremony commemorated 50 years of service by generations of SEALs, since President John F. Kennedy […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Another group of Indian naval servicemen received diplomas of the Kuznetsov Naval Academy on the New Year’s Eve in Severodvinsk. The documents were handed over to future crewmen of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya; they are 23 bilge engineers, the first group of the second course. Capt Srinivas Kudravalli, chief Indian Navy’s observer congratulated his […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Distinguished guests joined with special warfare personnel, past and present, at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Naval Special Warfare Community Jan. 13. In response to then-President John F. Kennedy’s desire for the Armed Forces to possess an unconventional warfare capability, the SEAL teams in the Atlantic and Pacific fleets […]

  • 10 February 2021
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    British arms, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has been selected to supply twelve Bofors 40 Mk4 naval guns to the Belgian and Dutch navies as part of the joint mine counter measures vessels (MCMV) program.

  • 5 February 2021
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Certification company Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified a new-generation 3D printed propeller manufactured by France-based defense contractor Naval Group.

  • 1 February 2021
    Authorities, Operations

    The Royal Canadian Navy has officially assumed command of Combined Maritime Forces’ (CMF) Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from the Royal Saudi Naval Forces.

  • 27 October 2020
    Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with India’s Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) focusing on the naval sector.

  • 16 October 2020

    The Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) has returned to Portsmouth following the debut of the new Carrier Strike Group which will represent Britain on the global stage for the next fifty years.

  • 9 October 2020

    Several days ago, the Royal Navy’s new Carrier Strike Group assembled for the first time to carry out training in the North Sea.

  • 25 September 2020
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Seven NATO Allies are participating in this year’s edition of NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner (DYMR20) off the coast of France.