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  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Russian Navy plans to expand its fleet with two new project 20380 Steregushchy Class Corvettes. According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, the vessels will be laid down at the JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg, at the end of February. The corvettes, which will be named Retivyy and Strogiy, will join the navy’s […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy has commissioned its fourth Project 20380 corvette, the Sovershenny, into the Pacific Fleet with a flag-raising ceremony in the Port of Vladivostok. The ship was commissioned after concluding builder’s and state trials in early July. Also referred to as Steregushchy-class corvettes, the ships are designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design bureau, and […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    UK’s New RFA Tankers to Get Military Capabilities The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £15 million contract to A&P Group to install high-end military capabilities in four new tankers so that they are ready for operations by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Philippine Navy to Receive Two Vessels from Australia The Australian Government will […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During recent missile and artillery exercises, the Russian Baltic Fleet’s corvettes Soobrazitelnyy and Steregushchiy, along with the missile vessel “P-257”, completed firing at surface and air targets. The drills were held in the Kaliningrad region and the targets simulated enemy combat ships and air attacks. The corvettes repelled attacks by small targets, conducted air defense tasks and organized communication between ships. Artillery systems […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    In the third commissioning ceremony in eight days, the Russian Navy welcomed its sixth Project 20380 corvette into the fleet. Corvette Gromkiy joined the Pacific Fleet in a ceremony in Vladivostok on December 25. In the previous two ceremonies this month, Russia commissioned the lead Karakurt-class corvette Mytishchi and lead Project 22160 patrol ship Vasily Bykov. Also referred […]

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

    Russia’s Amur Shipbuilding Plant has launched Project 20380 corvette Gromkiy in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, five years after the ship’s construction officially started. The corvette’s launch comes eight days after the Russian Navy commissioned sister-ship Sovershenny into the Pacific Fleet. In a ceremony attended by Russian Navy and defense ministry officials and representatives of the Khabarovsk Krai district administration, Gromkiy was transferred […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Amur Shipbuilding has launched the country’s ninth Steregushchy-class (Project 20380) corvette, four years after construction start. Named Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov, the ship honors the Russian Pacific Fleet sailor who sacrificed his life to save other shipmates after a fire broke out on destroyer Bystry in September 2010. The corvette […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The modernized Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster was deployed on January 5 to keep watch on a Russian Navy task group transiting the English Channel and areas of UK interest, the Royal Navy said. The Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate remained at sea over the weekend to meet up with the Russian vessels, keeping track of […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The lead ship of Russian Navy’s new Project 20385 corvettes, Gremyashchy, was rolled out of the factory hall and placed on the open slipway ahead of her launch on June 30. The Severnaya Verf shipyard rolled out the corvette on June 19 and is yet to assemble her topmast and underwater parts. Designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design […]

  • 26 June 2018

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 HMS Montrose escorted two Russian warships through the English Channel as they transited towards the Mediterranean Sea. The Plymouth-based frigate sailed up the Channel to meet with corvettes RFS Boikiy and Stoikiy as the Russian vessels sortied from their base in the Baltic and entered the North Sea. HMS Montrose worked […]

  • 1 August 2011

      Orizzonte Sistemi Navali, a joint venture between Fincantieri and Selex Sistemi Integrati, has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to build a vessel for the Algerian Navy. Fincantieri made the announcement yesterday, but did not give any further details regarding the order. Fincantieri has […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Baltic Fleet’s newest corvette, the Soobrazitelnyy, successfully conducted the second course of sea operation by testing its artillery. During the drills, which lasted for two days, the crew practiced firing at air and sea targets, sailing through narrow passageways, low visibility operations, and anti-sabotage. The 100-mm weapon system aboard the vessel was used throughout the […]

  • 24 June 2014

    HMS Montrose demonstrated NATO Allies’ resolve in the Baltic Sea last week as it tracked a Russian warship off the Danish coast.   Montrose, deployed on the multinational Baltops exercise, was dispatched to investigate after picking up the radar signature of an unidentified surface ship. Despite high seas and 30 knot winds, the crew of […]

  • 16 April 2017

    A Royal Navy frigate escorted two Russian corvettes which sailed through the English Channel on the night between April 15 and 16. Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland located the two Russian ships in the early hours of Friday morning as they sailed through the North Sea towards the Dover Straits. The two Steregushchiy-class corvettes, Soobrazitelny […]

  • 21 January 2019

    The Russian Navy’s Baltic Sea Fleet has deployed two corvettes to escort two US Navy destroyers currently underway in the Baltic Sea. Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Porter transited the Skagerrak Strait on January 20 during its patrol of the US 6th Fleet area of operations while sister ship USS Gravely operates in the region as […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Industry news

    Severnaya Verf shipyard based in Saint-Petersburg held, July 25th, a keel-laying ceremony for corvette Provorniy of Project 20385. The corvette will be constructed for the Russian Naval Fleet and are further development of the Steregushchiy-class corvettes. Project 20385 was developed by Almaz Central Design Bureau on the basis of already in-service Stereguschiy-class (Project 20380) ships. […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Research & Development

    The Russian State Commission signed the acceptance papers for the new corvette “Stoiky” on July 18 in Baltiysk.   According to, this third serial corvette of project 20380 was built at Severnaya Verf, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. “Stoiky” inherited its name from its famous predecessors: the first of the Baltic Fleet’s 7U destroyer project. […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Algerian Navy commissioned two new Project 636 Kilo-class submarines in a ceremony at the Mers el Kebir naval base in Oran on January 9. Named Ouarsenis (031) and Hoggar (032), the newly commissioned submarines are the third and fourth units in their class. They were ordered in February 2014 and arrived in Algeria late last year […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding their drills with the Russian Navy in the Baltic Sea, ships from the Chinese Navy’s task group are scheduled to visit Finland for a regularly scheduled port call. Three Chinese warships, Type 052D destroyer Hefei (DDG-174), Type 054A frigate Yuncheng (571) and Type 903 replenishment ship Luomahu (964), are currently taking part in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Connecticut is one of three subs in her class.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]