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  • 9 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Finnish defense ministry has selected Sweden’s Saab as the preferred bidder for the development and delivery of combat systems for the Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2020 vessels. Finland’s defense minister Jussi Niinistö announced on April 8 that Saab’s offer performed best in the comparison of quotations. Other contenders in the program were Atlas Elektronik and […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Norwegian marine technology company Kongsberg has been selected to deliver its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and diver detection sonars for the Pohjanmaa-class corvettes currently being developed by the Finnish Navy under its Squadron 2020 project. Kongsberg Maritime AS, Sensor & Robotics has signed the relevant contract worth about NOK 100 million (USD 9.5 million) with Saab. […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Finnish defense ministry on February 21 announced it is buying Raytheon’s Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) systems for its Pohjanmaa-class corvettes of the Squadron 2020 project. The surface-to-air missile system (ITO20) will be installed on all four ships in the class. The exact number of missiles to be procured is being withheld. Finland will pay EUR 83 […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    On September 19, 2019, the Finnish government approved the procurement of four new multipurpose corvettes valued at more than EUR 1 billion. As Naval Today earlier reported, the ship quartet will be designed and constructed at Finnish Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard. The design phase for the four Squadron 2020 vessel will resume with immediate […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Finnish Minister of Defence, Jussi Niinistö, has authorized the nation’s Defence Forces to start the Finnish Navy project, Squadron 2020.  The aim of the project is to construct four new corvette-size fighting ships for year-round operation in the special weather and ice conditions at the Baltic Sea. A Request for Information had been issued informing […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Finnish Defence Forces have signed a contract with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for the design of the Finnish Navy’s four Squadron 2020 project multirole corvettes. The 7.5 million euro design contract follows the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed between the Defence Forces and RMC in September 2016. Under the contract, RMC will further define the vessel […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    After signing a 7.5 million euro contract to design the Finnish Navy’s four Squadron 2020 project multirole corvettes, Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) is bringing in Deltamarin Ltd for help with design work. The two companies signed contracts for the basic design of deck outfitting and machinery for the Squadron 2020 vessels. The work will be done […]

  • 3 May 2011

      On 1 May, Finnish warship FNS POHJANMAA said farewell to Operation ATALANTA. The flagship of the Finnish Navy patrolled the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for three months after integrating into the European Union Task Force. POHJANMAA complied effectively and efficiently with all tasks she was given.  She spent most of her time […]

  • 11 April 2011

    The Finnish minelayer Pohjanmaa Saturday sank a suspected pirate vessel that it had intercepted on Wednesday. The Pohjanmaa, which is partic… (yle) [mappress] Source: yle, April 11, 2011;

  • 21 April 2011

    On 21 April, EU NAVFOR released 18 suspected pirates that had been detained by the EU NAVFOR Finnish warship FNS POHJANMAA since the 6 April. They were released after requests to a number of states, who were considered to have an interest in the case, proved to be unsuccessful.  The States either decided not to […]

  • 7 April 2011

      A Finnish warship has intercepted a ship of the Somali pirates. According to reports of the British media, referring to Finnish commander Pa… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr,April 7, 2011;

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment organisation, ASC, is collaborating with Australian national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of the six Collins-class submarines.

  • 3 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Babcock, an aerospace and defence company, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract extension to manufacture a further eighteen tactical missile tube assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).

  • 2 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has lifted and mounted a 400-metric ton caisson unit into its new Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility (JMAF). The company says the fixture will speed up submarine construction. “A fixture of this magnitude allows us to significantly improve construction efficiencies and shorten our production span times […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada’s government has awarded an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax-class of frigates.

  • 22 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The class of 2014 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers, graduated in Kings Point, New York on Saturday.   Vice Admiral Michelle J. Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy, delivered the commencement address to over 2,300 graduates, family members and […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business, ASC Shipbuilding, has signed a contract with Australian company BlueScope Steel AIS for the prototyping phase of the Hunter-class frigate program, due to start at the end of this year.

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A Russian Navy task group returning from their deployment as part of the country’s permanent Mediterranean task force entered the Atlantic Ocean en route to their Northern Fleet homeport. Ropucha-class landing ship Aleksandr Otrakovskiy, Vishnya-class intelligence ship Feodor Golovin and Altay-class oiler Yelnya transited the Strait of Gibraltar on February 19, escorted by Portuguese Navy corvette NRP António […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    While the first of the US Navy’s next-generation ballistic missile submarines is still scheduled to start construction in fiscal year 2021, navy officials are assessing potential delays in the Columbia-class submarine program after faulty welding was discovered on prefabricated missile tubes. In addition to the Columbia-class, other projects like the Virginia-class attack submarines and the […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Connecticut is one of three subs in her class.

  • 20 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s fleet of six Collins-class submarines will likely necessitate substantial upgrades to remain in service until the new SEA 1000 submarines start arriving, navy chief Vice Admiral Mike Noonan indicated at an Australian senate hearing. “We’re expecting that we will upgrade at least five, and the work around determining the scope of […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities

    Two Royal Navy mine countermeasure vessels arrived in Oman recently to relieve two of their counterparts who spent the last three years forward-deployed to Bahrain. Returning home to the UK are HMS Penzance (bound for Faslane) and HMS Chiddingfold (Portsmouth) after completing their three-year stints in the Gulf. Assuming their places in Bahrain are Sandown-class minehunter […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s first yard tug (YT) 808-class vessel was successfully launched at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard on May 16. The YT 808 vessels are designed after the navy’s existing YT 802 Valiant-class tugs and built to commercial ABS standards. The 90’ x 38’ tugs will have a top speed of approximately 11.7 knots […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After entering the Atlantic Ocean on their return home from Mediterranean tasking on February 19, a Russian task group composed of three ships has now passed the English Channel. The Royal Navy announced on February 22 that it deployed patrol ship HMS Mersey and a Wildcat helicopter from RNAS Yeovilton to follow the progress of […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Bollinger delivers first of three USCG Fast Response Cutters to be home-ported in Guam

  • 30 June 2020
    Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has delivered USS Oakland (24), a new Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), to the US Navy, from the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

  • 20 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Palfinger’s marine business and local sales and service partner Palfinger Australia has been contracted by Austal to supply cranes for new Guardian-class patrol boats. By 2023, a total of 21 PK15500M foldable knuckle boom cranes will be delivered to the shipbuilder. The order, for which Austal is designing 21 Guardian Class Patrol Boats, serves 13 […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $95.5 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarine and the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class ballistic-missile submarine. The contract modification will enable procurement of 17 missile tubes which will support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment. […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Industry news

      Ukraine is serious about reviving and further development of its ship-building industry in Mykolaiv region (South Ukraine – Ed.). This is th… (WorldwideNewsUkraine) [mappress] Source: WorldwideNewsUkraine, May 18, 2011;