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

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the company in charge of the construction of U.S. Navy’s most expensive ship ever, announced that it has successfully tested the Precision Aircraft Landing System (PALS) on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). PALS is a radar system that provides final approach and landing guidance to aircraft to ensure successful landings […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Industry news

    In accordance with the agreed planning in the contract for the construction of a Damen SIGMA Frigate for the Indonesian Navy, the keel laying ceremony took place on 16 April 2014 at the PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia.   The construction of the 4 modules that are going to be built at PT […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced it wants to find a way to tap into sea life and help the US Navy to monitor the world’s oceans more efficiently. The US military deploys networks of manned and unmanned platforms and sensors to monitor adversary activity, but the scale of the task is daunting […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indonesian Navy received its second Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided-missile frigate KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai during a ceremony in Surabaya, Indonesia, on October 30. Named after the Indonesian War of Independence hero who fought against the Dutch between 1945 and 1949, KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai is the second of two frigates built by Indonesian shipbuilder PT […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indonesian shipyard PT PAL has launched the first of two SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided-missile frigates designated for the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL). The ships were modularly constructed in the Netherlands and Indonesia in collaboration with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS). The ceremony was attended by many guests of honour including the Indonesian […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    PT PAL Indonesia Shipyard commenced the production of the first of two strategic sealift vessels (SSVs) for the Philippine Navy. The steel-cutting ceremony was held in Surabaya, Indonesia, on January 22, 2015. This marked the start of a USD 90 million worth warship contract, which is the company’s first ever foreign order. PT PAL expects to deliver this first vessel […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) on Thursday announced it has received a 30 billion-won (approx. US$26.7m) contract to refit the Indonesian Navy’s KRI Cakra-class submarine. The company’s announcement comes several months after it was first reported that DSME was selected by Indonesia to perform work on the first of two Type 209/1300 diesel-electric […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro said on Wednesday that the government was expecting to procure a dozen submarines to augment Indonesia’s existing fleet by 2024. Purnomo said that a deal to purchase three of these submarines was signed in December 2011. The submarines are being built in cooperation with South Korea. He said that the joint-production […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indonesian shipyard PT PAL to increase cooperation in the fields of submarine and surface ship construction. The MoU confirmation comes following the visit of French president François Hollande to Indonesia. Indonesia wants to reinforce its naval capacity and is mulling ordering French submarines and surface ships to […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and 449 Sailors assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 left Naval Air Station North Island Feb. 11 to begin carrier qualifications after a seven-month planned incremental availability (PIA). The Gold Eagle/Quicksand team are conducting a precision approach and landing system (PALS) certification […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Industry news

    Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia held the steel cutting ceremony on 15 January 2014 for the first SIGMA 10514 PKR Frigate.   DSNS and PT PAL signed the contract for construction of the 105 meters long frigate with the Defence Ministry of Indonesia in June 2012. This […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Indian Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam and Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, Kochi called on Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff at his office on 23 June 14.   Being their first official ‘call-on’ after assuming office, both the Flag […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Biological Technology Office has partnered with Northrop Grumman for the development of prototype sensing capabilities that would use undersea organisms to detect and track undersea threats. The program is also known as Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) and seeks to find a way to tap into sea […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indonesian defense ministry ordered an additional three 1,400-ton submarines under a contract signed on the day of the launch of the country’s first locally-assembled submarine. On April 12, Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL launched KRI Alugoro (405), the third Nagapasa-class submarine which was assembled in Indonesia under a transfer of technology agreement with South Korean […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first of two SIGMA 10514 PKR naval frigates for the Indonesian Navy has completed its sea trials, Dutch shipbuilder Damen has informed. The assessment phase began with seven days of basin trials to ensure that the propulsion and safety systems were fully operational before the vessel made the passage from the PT PAL shipyard […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A total of four locally-built Indonesian Navy KCR-60 fast-attack craft will be receiving BAE Systems’ Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns under an initial four-unit contract signed between the UK-based defense contractor and government-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia. Two of the new 57 Mk3 systems will be for two KCR-60 vessels currently under construction, while the […]

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

    The Indonesian Navy has received its first SIGMA 10514 guided missile frigate built by PT PAL. The state-owned shipbuilder delivered the frigate on January 23 at its shipyard in Surabaya, after the vessel completed sea trials in September 2016. Named KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata, the vessel is the first of two Perusak Kawal Rudal-class guided-missile frigates constructed […]

  • 23 January 2020

    The Indonesian Navy’s third Nagapasa-class submarine KRI Alugoro (405) has completed the nominal diving depth (NDD) phase of the sea trials. The trials, during which the submarine dived to a depth of 250 meters, were conducted in the Bali Sea and in the waters off East Java on January 20, 2020, Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilding company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering on March 24 launched the first ever submarine to be exported to a customer outside South Korea. DSME is building three submarines for the Indonesian Defence Ministry under a US$1,1 billion contract signed in 2011. According to IHS Jane’s, the first two vessels will be built in South Korea […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has received a contract for the complete electrical installation package for the second Indonesian naval frigate.   During the contract, Alewijnse will provide complete electrical installation packages including platform automation and integrated bridge systems on twin guided missile frigates. One of the frigates is currently under construction at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Philippine Navy announced January 24 that the first of its two newly-built strategic sealift vessels has started sea trials. The vessels are being constructed by the Indonesian shipbuilder PT Pal (Persero) in Surabaya, Indonesia. According to the Philippine media, the contract is worth PHP 3,870,000,000 (approx $80.4 million) and is sourced from the AFP Modernization Fund. […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Brazilian Navy has signed a $1 billion contract with the South Korean Posco Daewoo Corp. for the delivery of two naval vessels and modernization of a shipyard. Under the contract, South Korea’s top steelmaker will build one patrol boat and one landing platform dock (LPD) for the South American state’s navy. Additionally, Posco Daewoo will modernize the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) launched the second of three Chang Bogo-class submarines for the Indonesian Navy. Launched on Monday, October 24, the submarine is part of US$1.1 billion deal signed in 2011. The Indonesian submarines are variants of the German Type 209 submarine which is built by DSME under a licensing agreement with Germany. […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Nagapasa, the first of overall three Type 209/1400 submarines to be built for the Indonesian Navy is ready for handover to Indonesia. According to IHS Janes, South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has completed work on the submarine and is now preparing Nagapasa for delivery which is scheduled to take place on August 2. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Philippine Navy’s second amphibious landing dock, Davao Del Sur (LD602), on Tuesday departed the Indonesian state-owned PT PAL shipyard in Surabaya and headed for Manila, according to Indonesian media. Davao Del Sur is the second of two Philippine Navy amphibious landing docks (formerly known as strategic sealift vessels) built in Indonesia under a PhP4 billion (approx $80 million) contract signed […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Gusti Ngurah Rai (332). The PKR frigates are constructed via a modular process operating simultaneously at Damen Schelde Naval […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indonesian Navy welcomed its first South Korean-built built Type 209/1400 submarine KRI Nagapasa at its naval base in Surabaya on August 28. Nagapasa arrived to Indonesia from South Korea where it was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) as the country’s first export submarine. The formal delivery ceremony took place on August 2 […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its first landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco in a ceremony Callao on June 6. Pisco is the first of two ships in its class built by state-owned shipbuilder SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) for the Peruvian Navy. The LPD started trials shortly after its launch in April 2017. On May […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 3,000 Sailors on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to their homeport in Everett, Wash., May 12, following two weeks at sea conducting various certifications.   The certifications completed this underway period include flight deck certifications, precision approach and landing system (PALS) certification and carrier air traffic control center (CATCC) […]