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  • 13 January 2021
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Vessels

    Naval Group has equipped FS Andromede (M643), the French Navy’s Eridan-class minehunter, with a 3D-printed propeller.

  • 4 January 2021

    On 1 January 2021, a decision entered into force to extend the mandate of the European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta for another two years, until 31 December 2022.

  • 12 November 2020

    Following successful sea trials, the first Barracuda-class submarine SNA Suffren was delivered to the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, Directorate General of Armaments (DGA), at a ceremony held in Toulon. The sea trials were launched in April this year and were conducted in the English Channel, Atlantic, and the Mediterranean confirming the robustness and […]

  • 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.

  • 1 October 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Defence, security and aerospace company BAE Systems has won a contract to produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Type 31 general purpose frigate program.

  • 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.

  • 16 September 2020
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) and US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard forces were participating in the exercise Infinite Defender (ID) 20 from September 1 to 10.

  • 13 August 2020
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce and the US Defense Production Act Title III office will invest millions of dollars to upgrade the company’s capability and capacity for US Navy ship propulsion components in its facility in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the engineering company said.

  • 28 July 2020
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Sea Breeze, a US and Ukraine co-hosted maritime exercise, successfully concluded in the Black Sea last week.

  • 21 July 2020

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Australian Defense Force (ADF), and the US Navy’s Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group began a trilateral exercise in the Philippine Sea on July 19.

  • 6 July 2020

    The US Coast Guard cutter Reliance crew will today depart on patrol from the Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and return in August to its new homeport of Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

  • 26 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Ohio-based GE Marine has received a contract from Turkish Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new fleet replenishment ship scheduled to enter service in 2023.

  • 4 June 2020
    Research & Development

    Naviris, a 50/50 owned joint venture between Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and French defense contractor Naval Group, has signed its first contract regarding research and technology (R&T) with OCCAR, the European Joint Armaments Cooperation organisation.

  • 26 May 2020

    From May 26, Naval Today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance, and a fresh look & feel. The new clean design and layout allow readers to easily filter through trending topics from the naval industry. Articles are now supplemented with suggestions for related articles, allowing readers to continue their news […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Industry news

    German Naval Yards Kiel and Lürssen have decided to merge their respective businesses, marking a new era of the German naval shipbuilding industry. As informed, the existing activities in military and naval surface vessel building will be incorporated into a joint venture company led by Bremen-based Lürssen Group. The aim is to improve the national […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Nineteen sailors have been killed and fifteen have sustained injuries in an accident during an Iranian naval exercise in the Gulf of Oman on 10 May, the Islamic Republic of Iran Army said in a statement. A missile fired during the exercise accidentally hit a support vessel near its target off the port city of […]

  • 1 May 2020

    The United States Navy announced it would sponsor the 27th Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC). To be held from August 17 to 31, this year’s drill will be considerably scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, this biennial maritime exercise will be an at-sea-only event in light of […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global has launched Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $750,000 USD to encourage groundbreaking research from all around the world. ONR coordinates, executes and promotes the science and technology programs of the US Navy and Marine Corps. As informed, ONR Global will competitively select and […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards has submitted a review application to the Federal Public Procurement Chamber in Bonn with reference to Germany’s procurement of MKS 180 multipurpose combat ships. In January, Germany’s defense ministry selected Dutch shipbuilder Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, together with its partners Blohm+Voss and Thales, for the MKS 180 project. German Naval […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has signed a contract with US-based Raytheon Missile Systems for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) program. The deal is valued at NOK 203 million (USD 21.2 million). As informed, the order is related to the OTH WS framework agreement announced in […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Authorities, Industry news

    France and Italy have signed an intergovernmental agreement reaffirming their support to Naviris, a joint venture between Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and French defense contractor Naval Group. Signed on February 27, the agreement makes the long term alliance launched by these two industrial groups fully operational. “We welcome this intergovernmental agreement, which reinforces our joint-venture Naviris,” […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support joint knowledge development in the field of naval ship design tools. The MOU was signed at the Kromhout barracks in Utrecht at the beginning of February. It is said to represent another step in the […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has unveiled its long-term cooperation plan developed to support the acquisition program of two FDI frigates — [email protected] class — for the Hellenic Navy. The group’s industrial and academic cooperation plan with Greece was presented during an event at the French Embassy on February 13, 2020. During the event, Naval Group […]

  • 28 January 2020

    Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards (GNYK) has challenged the decision of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence to award the MKS 180 multi-purpose combat ship to Damen. A formal complaint was sent to the responsible Federal Office for Equipment, Information Technology and Utilization of the German Armed Forces (BAAINBw) on January 24, 2020. “The company would […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards (GNYK) revealed it would take legal action against the procurement decision of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defense to grant the MKS 180 multi-purpose combat ship project to a Dutch-led consortium. “After a thorough examination, we have decided to file a complaint against the award decision,” a spokesman of the shipyard […]