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  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has selected Canadian simulation and training technology provider CAE to develop a comprehensive Naval Training Center (NTC) for the UAE Navy. The order is part of wider contract signed between the two sides valued at CAD$145 million. According to CAE, the purpose-built NTC facility will feature a range of […]

  • 27 October 2017

    Simulation technology developer VSTEP announced it has been awarded a contract from CAE to deliver ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Naval Training Centre. In mid-2016, CAE was awarded a contract by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces to design and develop a naval training center (NTC) for the […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Indian Naval Ships, Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak under the command of the flag officer commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM have arrived at Dubai on a four day visit. The Mazagon Dock built guided-missile destroyer Delhi is commanded by Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu. INS Tarkash, the Navy’s fifth Talwar-class frigate is commanded […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Industry news

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy took delivery of the third Baynunah corvette named Dhafra from the Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding Company (ADSB), writes UAE News Agency WAM. The corvette pertains to the largest warship construction programme in the region comprising six ships. The 72-metre highly-advanced corvette of the class is intended to operate in various […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Industry news

      Fincantieri, on the occasion of the visit of the Minister of Economic Development – Paolo Romani – to the United Arab Emirates, has signed a new contract within the framework of the program currently in progress with the UAE Navy. The new contract covers further activities related to qualifying and testing the integrated vessel […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) and Lockheed Martin signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 22 to cooperate and provide sustainment services to the UAE Military maritime assets. The MoU was signed between Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ship Building, and Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ship and Systems […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has today launched “Mezyad”, the fourth vessel of the Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy and the third vessel under the Baynunah fleet constructed by Abu Dhabi Ship Building. The vessel […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Industry news

      Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced the launch of “Al Dhafra”, the third vessel of the Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy. Abu Dhabi Ship Building further revealed that it has now completed over […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The United Arab Emirates Navy has ordered two Gowind corvettes from French shipbuilder Naval Group, French president Emmanuel Macron announced during a press conference in Dubai. Macron’s confirmation comes days after media reports emerged indicating UAE Navy’s interest in the vessels which are turning out to be an export success for the French shipbuilder. In […]

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

    The United Arab Emirates Navy selected French defense technology company Thales to provide improved electronic warfare, anti-submarine warfare as well as security and surveillance capabilities to its forces at the 2017 NAVDEX exhibition in Dubai. The UAE Navy also announced a contract for the purchase of the latest addition to the Captas sonar family, the Captas-1. Captas-1 […]

  • 14 June 2018

    A United Arab Emirates Navy vessel has reportedly been attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels during a Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. The Yemeni rebel group issued a statement on their official website on June 13 claiming the Yemeni Navy prevented an amphibious landing operation by striking a navy vessel with two […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Italian Fincantieri Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard has delivered the patrol boat ‘Salahah’ to the United Arab Emirates’ Navy. The patrol vessel measures 55 metres in length and 8.60 in width and has the ability to reach over 20 knots speed. It can accommodate a crew of 28. Its main feature is its particular ‘stealth’ geometry […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Industry news

    The delivery ceremony of two vessels for the United Arab Emirates Navy was held on Tuesday, January 8 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). These were an “Abu Dhabi Class” corvette, launched in February 2011, and the “Ghantut” patrol vessel, launched at the same yard in January 2012. In the presence of Rear […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Industry news

      Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilder, is going to extend the Al Fattan shipyard in Abu Dhabi as part of Etihad Ship Building (ESB), its new joint venture in the UAE, reports The National. “Etihad Ship Building is set to become our main logistical hub in an area which is of strategic importance for Fincantieri with […]

  • 4 October 2016

    The U.S. Navy has sent three warships off the coast of Yemen after a UAE Navy-operated vessel was hit by missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthi fighters in the Bab al-Mandab strait on Saturday. According to a report by Fox News, guided-missile destroyers USS Mason and USS Nitze were dispatched together with the forward-deployed Austin-class amphibious transport dock […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building has signed a memorandum of understanding with Italy’s Leonardo to step up cooperation in the naval sector at the IDEX International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The new MoU will see the two sides collaborate to create a combat management system (CMS) integration laboratory capable of testing, maintaining and evolving the […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    European missile manufacturer MBDA has been awarded a contract to supply additional Marte MK2/N anti-ship missiles to the UAE Navy, the company announced on Monday. This is a follow on to the contract signed in February 2009 for the supply of Marte missiles. Each high speed multi-role combat vessel will be equipped with four box launchers […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of UAE, commissioned the sixth and final Baynunah-class corvette on February 20. The commissioning ceremony for the corvette, built by Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), took place in Abu Dhabi at the IDEX 2017 exhibition. The 72-meter-long Baynunah-class corvettes are based on the design […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines and amphibious forces were joined by armed forces of the United Arab Emirates on October 15 to start a two-week amphibious exercise called Iron Magic. Iron Magic enables regional partners to coordinate amphibious landing, infantry training, military operations in urban terrain (MOUT), mechanized assault and maneuver, life fire, helicopter assault and internal security training […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has concluded negotiations for the construction of two Gowind corvettes for the United Arab Emirates Navy. The deal is estimated to be worth around €750 million (US $850 million) and has options for an additional two units in the class. The contract signing was first reported by Intelligence Online and subsequently […]

  • 2 October 2016

    Yemen’s Houthi fighters claim they have hit and sunk UAE Navy vessel HSV Swift by a modified C802 cruise missile in the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen’s coast. The UAE military on Saturday confirmed that one of its vessels was involved in an ‘incident’ and added that none of the crew had been hurt. It did […]

  • 9 July 2015

    French Navy’s two minehunters returned home after taking part in a joint naval exercise between the French and UAE Navy in the Arabian Gulf. Jumbo Maritime, a shipping company, transported the two 600t minehunters from Brest, France to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, at the beginning of 2015. And in June 2015, employing their MV […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Australian Navy’s tanker HMAS Success recently hosted a number of United Arab Emirates Navy officers while alongside in Dubai for a brief self-maintenance period. Twenty United Arab Emirates Navy engineering officers toured the ship, becoming familiar with her current role and capabilities. Sailing from Dubai on completion of the self-maintenance period, two junior United Arab […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Finnish boat builder Boomeranger Boats will be delivering its rigid hull inflatable boats to the United Arab Emirates and the Indian Navy after signing the contracts earlier this year. Announcing the contracts, the company said it is set to deliver a total of 34 special operations boats to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Defence Forces and an […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Industry news

      Fincantieri shipyard at Muggiano recently launched the “Ganthoot”, the first of two stealth patrol vessels included in the “Falaj 2” program in progress for the United Arab Emirates Navy who ordered them in 2010. The ship, whose name comes from a geographical area in the Emirates in the neighbourhood of Abu Dhabi, will be […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce is teaming up with United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to increase its naval shipbuilding, repair and refit activities across the Gulf region. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) through which they aim to become a preferred service partner to each other. According to Rolls-Royce, the agreement will include […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Guided missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) has launched Tomahawk missiles against Yemen’s Houthi fighters in response to repeated anti-ship missile launches at U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mason. In the morning hours of October 13, USS Nitze struck and destroyed three radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s Red Sea coast. The strikes were authorized by U.S. president Barack Obama […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), leading shipbuilder and naval support provider in the Gulf region and Navantia, the Spanish state-owned reference company in design, construction, integration and life cycle support of naval vessels, have signed ,on 17th. November, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the cooperation in identification and management of future business opportunities for […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Navy minehunters, HMS Middleton and Bangor, left their base in Bahrain to join their United Arab Emirates counterparts, Al Hasbah and Al Murjan in Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi’s main port, where they conducted mine countermeasures exercises. Both navies will be taking part in the world’s biggest test of mine warfare forces, International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, later this […]