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  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Reliance Defence Limited (RDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to set up a partnership for the construction of naval vessels. The naval ships planned include frigates, destroyers and other specialized vessels to address the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) over the next 10 years. The agreement could also see ADSB delivering maintenance, […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    India’s Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) signed a master ship repair agreement (MSRA) with the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a BSE filing. Earlier in January 2017, the Reliance Shipyard was qualified by the U.S. Navy as an approved contractor to perform complex repair and alternation services for the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet vessels […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Indian Ministry of Defence has awarded Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited a contract to design 14 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. According to the company, the contract is worth Rs. 916 crore (approx. $141.5 million). Fast patrol vessels are medium range, high speed vessels used for patrol within exclusive economic zone, coastal patrol, anti-smuggling, anti-piracy […]

  • 21 June 2017

    Reliance Defence and Engineering (RDEL) has awarded ACO Marine a contract to supply a wastewater management package for a new Indian Coast Guard training vessel currently under construction. RDEL, which in January 2016 acquired Pipavav Defence & Offshore Engineering, awarded ACO Marine the contract through its Indian distributor, Vanson Engineering. This is the first time […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian shipbuilder Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) launched two offshore patrol vessels for the Indian Navy at its shipyard in Pipavav on July 25. Named Shachi and Shruti, the OPVs are the first two of overall five planned ships in the class. The primary role of the NOPVs will be to undertake surveillance of the country’s […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    An international seminar “Future trends and Opportunities in Warship Design and Construction” was held on 25 September 2014 at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Indigenous Warship Design and Construction.   Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff was the chief guest for the seminar. The event was honoured by […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The crew of the United States Coast Guard cutter Resolute returned home on April 28 to St. Petersburg following a 71-day deployment. While on deployment, the Resolute crew interdicted two suspected drug smuggling vessels, repatriated 50 Haitian migrants and earned designations for exceptional performance during a three-week training. The crew departed St. Petersburg, on February […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS and Pipavav have decided to establish a strategic partnership for bringing DCNS technologies, methods and skills into Pipavav, India’s first and largest integrated defence company. The focus of the teaming is to build the highest state of the art strategic assets including modern warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Speaking on the […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Describing the emerging security matrix in the Indian Ocean Region as complex”, with “some political developments” and worrisome factors, the Defence Minister Shri AK Antony called upon the top brass of the Indian Navy  to maintain high levels of preparedness at all times. Addressing the Naval Commanders Conference on May 8 , Shri Antony said, […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Philippines: AGHAM Calls for Naval, Ship-Building Self-Reliance In light of the recent Tubbataha incident, activist scientist group AGHAM or Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called on the Philippine government to build a national ship-building industry that will strengthen the country’s capacity to protect its own territory and marine resources.   VIDEO: […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Industry news

    A key milestone has been marked with the delivery by Babcock of the final major component of the Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS) for the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The last of the six Waste Water Treatment Plants was delivered in April following successful Factory Acceptance Testing. The Babcock-designed IWMS handles the various […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Industry news

    INS ‘SUMEDHA’, indigenously designed in-house Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), built by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), was inducted into service today.   The vessel was formally commissioned into the Indian Navy by VAdm Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, FO C-IN-C East at an impressive ceremony held at Goa Shipyard Ltd. Speaking on the occasion, VAdm Anil […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Industry news

    The largest offshore patrol ship indigenously designed and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Navy, named INS ‘Sumedha’ will be formally commissioned by VAdm Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, FO C-IN-C East on 7th March 2014 at GSL.   The ship on commissioning will join Eastern Naval Command at Vizag, the sword arm […]

  • 20 January 2020

    The proliferation of A2AD threats from state and non-state actors enabled by advances in anti-ship technology have prompted NATO navies and their allies and partners to take action, leading to doctrinal and force structure changes. This latest Defence iQ article ‘How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat’ outlines the current developments and changes […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Industry news

    Indian Navy is committed to promoting self reliance in military technology  said Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief , Southern Naval Command, while inaugurating a Naval technology seminar organized by Bharat Electronics Limited at Kochi on 03 May 13.  The momentous economic growth of the nation has to be sustained by suitable […]

  • 7 August 2011

      Three Royal Navy ships return home this weekend bringing to a close an eventful and complex operational deployment to the Mediterranean and Middle East. The Task Force Flagship, HMS Albion, and her escorting Frigate, HMS Sutherland, both arrive back in their homeport of Plymouth on Mon 8 Aug. RFA Cardigan Bay and her embarked […]

  • 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.

  • 17 August 2015

    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro visited USS Porter (DDG 78) while in port Haifa, Israel, on August 13. Shapiro had the opportunity to tour the ship, meeting with a full spectrum of Sailors from all of the departments onboard, and seeing firsthand the mission capabilities of Porter. USS Porter arrived in Haifa upon completion […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Iran declared three large military projects had been completed. The presentation of new achievements was associated with Iranian Defense Industry Day and attended by the president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and defense minister Ahmad Vahidi. Presentation of missile Ghader (stands for “mighty”), torpedo Ajdar (“dragon”), and warship’s powerplant was held during the ceremony, reports ITAR-TASS. According […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy is participating in Exercise Reliant Mermaid in the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 12-15. Reliant Mermaid, now in its 12th iteration, is a maritime search and rescue exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. The exercise is also designed to […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Indian Navy’s Submarine Sindhudhvaj, in its search for the missing Coast Guard Dornier aircraft, picked up a barrage of transmissions in a depth of 996 meters on July 6, 2015. This information was a vital source for deployment of the Reliance vessel, M/v Olympic Canyon to localize the search. After a total of 693 hours of surface […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will participate in the regularly scheduled Exercise Reliant Mermaid in the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 13-16. Reliant Mermaid, in its 11th iteration, is an annual search and rescue exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. Training with […]

  • 10 September 2018

    The United States Coast Guard cutter Resolute (WMEC 620) returned home to St. Petersburg on September 9 following a 59-day patrol. Resolute crew members patrolled more than 11,000 miles, providing a law enforcement presence in the Windward Passage in the Caribbean Sea and deterring illegal migrant departures as part of Operation Southeast Watch. In the […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Sailors aboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) concluded participation in exercise Reliant Mermaid 2018, a maritime search and rescue and anti-terrorism force protection exercise on August 8, 2018. The drill, hosted by the Israel Defense Forces, is designed to increase interoperability by enhancing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy participated in the regularly-scheduled exercise, Reliant Mermaid 2015, from Aug. 9-13, in the Mediterranean Sea with their partner and ally, Israel. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), along with maritime forces from Israel participated. Reliant Mermaid is a regularly scheduled exercise and is not associated with or a reaction to […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke on the importance of pursuing alternative energy during a keynote speech at the U.S. Naval War College’s 62nd annual Current Strategy Forum (CSF) in Newport, R.I., June 8. Mabus discussed how the Navy and Marine Corps have made strides towards seeking alternative energy sources, but must continue […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Coast Guard’s Reliance-class cutter Alert was forced to return to its homeport in Astoria, Oregon, after experiencing 35 equipment casualties within the first 19 days of the patrol. The 49-year-old ship departed Astoria February 5 for a counternarcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific but was forced to abort without undertaking any operations. Alert experienced malfunctions in […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, commissioned INS Kolkata into the Indian Navy at a ceremony held on August 16 at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.   Kolkata is the lead ship of the indigenously designed and constructed Kolkata-class guided missile destroyers, built by Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai. The function was attended by a host […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The fourth and final review into Australian Collins Class submarine sustainment program, released today by expert John Coles, confirms that submarine maintenance and availability has significantly improved.   The review findings have been welcomed by Australian Minister for Defence David Johnston and Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann. The report found that two and frequently three […]