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  • 8 January 2021
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of the corvette Port Said (ENS 976) — the first warship 100% built in Egypt.

  • 4 December 2020

    Israel’s Navy has received the first of four German-made Sa’ar 6 warships, a vessel described as one of the most advanced naval vessels in the navy’s fleet. The vessel, named INS Magen, was welcomed into the fleet on December 2 at a ceremony in Haifa port, presided by the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. The remaining […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Four US Navy ships and a Royal Navy frigate recently entered the Barents Sea, working together to conduct maritime security operations in the challenging environmental conditions above the Arctic Circle. Three Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyers USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), USS Porter (DDG 78), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) are supported by fast combat support ship […]

  • 12 February 2020

    Despite obstructions, an institute in Brazil is fighting to preserve the decommissioned Brazilian Navy’s Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier Sao Paulo (A12) and convert it into a museum. Awaiting disposal, Sao Paulo is currently moored at Ilha das Cobras island, which is home to the Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro base of the Brazilian Navy. […]

  • 22 October 2019

    Defence IQ have released the annual Surface Warships Global Market Report – download a copy here. The current Surface Warship market is booming with a forecast of $155.16 billion over the next ten years. This report provides an in-depth look at the acquisition priorities for the world’s navies and insights into global investment trends from nations including: Romania – plans […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender and Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash carried out the annual bilateral exercise Konkan as they met up for a series of maneuvers in the English Channel. The two ships met as the UK destroyer deployed for operations in Asia Pacific and the Indian frigate returned from Baltic Sea visits. Konkan […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ship USS William P. Lawrence joined ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, and Republic of Philippine Navy to sail through the South China Sea between May 2 and 8. As the USS William P. Lawrence sailed with allies, the guided-missile destroyer’s sister ships USS Preble and USS Chung Hoon on […]

  • 29 April 2019

    The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising existing fleets to create a versatile naval force, capable to combat the numerous threats and challenges in the region. Defence IQ created a map containing the key ongoing naval programmes and requirements in the region. View the […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers (GRSE) says it has delivered its 100th warship, following the delivery of Landing Craft Utility L-56 to the Indian Navy in a ceremony on March 30. GRSE said the milestone was achieved through vessel deliveries to the Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard and Mauritius Coast Guard. The […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ships from a number of European countries have started gathering in Glasgow, Scotland, ahead of the Royal Navy-hosted exercise Joint Warrior which kicks off on March 30. A total 35 warships, 5 submarines and 59 aircraft and helicopters from 13 countries are scheduled to take part in this year’s edition of the exercise. More than […]

  • 6 March 2019

    The US needs more surface vessels and anti-submarine warfare assets in Europe to counter evolving threats in the region.

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Saudi Arabian state-owned defense company Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group for cooperation in the construction of naval vessels. The two sides would work together on building a range of warships, including frigates and corvettes, SAMI announced at the IDEX military exhibition in Abu Dhabi, according to […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships form the navies of Spain, Italy, and the US got underway from the French naval base in Toulon on February 3 to join the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle and ships form its carrier strike group on their final pre-deployment exercise. The carrier is on the final leg of deployment preparations after […]

  • 25 October 2018

    The Netherlands became the first UK ally to announce it would send a warship to join the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on her first operational deployment in 2021. The announcement was made on October 24 during the visit of the King and Queen of the Netherlands to Downing Street. The exact type […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, and its crew headed underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Massachusetts, Oct. 19, in commemoration of the ship’s launching 221 years ago on Oct. 21, 1787. “There’s no better place to commemorate the Navy’s and Constitution’s anniversaries in our natural state, underway at sea,” said Cmdr. Nathaniel […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    German Naval Yards and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) – two Kiel-based shipbuilders – are joining forces to compete against a Dutch proposal for the design and construction of the German Navy’s new MKS180 ships. TKMS signed an agreement with German Naval Yards Kiel (GNYK) on August 3 under which it will contribute to the development and construction of […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Three Italian Navy warships, with 85 years of service between them, embarked on their final “deployment” before they bow out of active navy service in a ceremony scheduled for July 16. Aside from the task of training navy cadets, the deployment will be more of a tour of Tyrrhenian Sea port cities, allowing the public to […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The 2018 edition of one of the largest sailing events in the world will be hosting over 30 warships from 14 nations, the German Navy has announced. Taking place in the last full week of June, the 136th edition of Kiel Week will draw several million attendants and include a multitude of events from June […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Malabar, the trilateral naval drill taking place off the coast of Guam, will feature a total of 12 warships – including aircraft and helicopter carriers – and two submarines. The lineup for the maneuvers could have been even more impressive had the Royal Australian Navy been allowed to join the exercise. What originally started […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 37 ships from 16 states arrived in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipeda on May 31 ahead of the start of international exercise BALTOPS 2018, the Lithuanian Navy said. The US Navy says the number of participating countries and ships is higher with a total of 22 nations, 60 aircraft, 42 ships, and a submarine […]

  • 28 May 2018

    A US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and a Ticonderoga-class cruiser sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China in a freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) on May 27. USS Higgins (DDG-76) and USS Antietam (CG-54) sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, which are controlled by China. Referred to as Xisha Islands in Chinese, the […]

  • 21 May 2018

    Three Indian Navy ships from the Eastern Naval Command arrived in Danang, Vietnam, on May 21 for a four day visit. The task group composed of a frigate, corvette and a tanker are en route to Guam where they are to take part in the Indo-US naval exercise Malabar alongside ships from the US Navy and […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy is expected to receive six new warships and four repaired ones by the end of 2018, the country’s news agency Tass reported.  “Until the end of the year, sailors will get another four constructed and four repaired warships,” Sergei Shoigu, Minister of Defense, was cited by Tass as saying. He added that the […]

  • 25 April 2018

    A Spanish offshore patrol vessel replaced an auxiliary oiler as the Spanish Navy contribution to the counter-piracy effort off the Horn of Africa – operation Atalanta. On April 21, oiler ESPS Patino left the Somali basin after five months of operations as part of the EUNAVFOR-led operation. Filling Patino’s place is BAM (Buques de de […]

  • 20 April 2018

    A task group of three Royal Australian Navy ships was reportedly involved in what was termed as a “robust interaction” with Chinese PLA Navy ships in the South China Sea, according to a report by Australian Broadcasting Corp. The three Royal Australian Navy ships, frigates HMAS Anzac and Toowoomba and auxiliary oiler HMAS Success, were reportedly involved […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy cruisers and destroyers from the John C. Stennis carrier strike group are currently underway honing their surface, anti-submarine, anti-air and information warfare skills before starting the integrated phase of training with the CSG. Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21 cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and destroyers USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS Spruance (DDG […]