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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
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departed Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE), after a scheduled port visit Sept. 4.   The visit gave Sailors an opportunity to explore the rich culture and history of the UAE. During the port visit, Sailors met the people of UAE and immersed themselves in the sights and sounds […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The flagship of the EU Naval Force, ITS Andrea Doria, is visiting Dubai in support of the UAE Counter-Piracy Week. The UAE Counter-Piracy Week begins with the working groups and plenary session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), which is currently chaired by the European Union. Alessandro Mariani representing […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The RINA Group has entered into a framework agreement to supply certification and engineering services to UAE-based Drydocks World – Dubai (LLC). Under an MOU signed in Rome, Italy, on 9 May, Drydocks World will draw on RINA Group’s expertise to deliver assistance with project management and ship classification and certification for a number of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Industry news

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday opened in the… (khalejtimes) [mappress] Source: khalejtimes, February 21, 2011;

  • 24 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The UAE and Turkey will conduct counter-piracy naval exercises on Sunday to promote security and stability at sea, while contributing to the… By Samir Salama (Gulf News) [mappress] Source: Gulf news, June  24, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The International Defence Exhibition and Conferences (IDEX) Organizing Committee recently met to highlight the latest technologies and products that will be on display at the 12th edition of IDEX. About 1,200 companies in this edition will showcase their latest products and offerings in the field of defence and security over an area of 133,000 square meters that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) wrapped up its four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 26. San Jacinto, part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG), is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve which is aimed at eliminating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The cruiser […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will highlight a range of its global defence and security solutions, including airborne early warning and control systems, aerial surveillance and fire control radars at the Dubai Air Show 2013. The foremost aerospace event in the Middle East, the 2013 Dubai Air Show will take place at the Dubai World Center, Nov. […]

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

    UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT) joined Europe’s Leonardo and MBDA for the unveiling of the newly-developed SIHAM3 combined anti-air and anti-surface weapon system at IDEX 2017. Jointly developed by the three companies, the system provides a stand-alone anti-air and anti-surface capability to all types of warships. In the industrial cooperation between the three sides, SAKT […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2011

      Part of its global anti-piracy drive, Turkey will be deploying four frigates, which will be conducting joint exercises with Oman, the UAE, Q… (timesofoman) [mappress] Source: timesofoman, June 14, 2011.

  • 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 […]