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  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The wreckage found over the weekend at the bottom of the ocean has now been confirmed as the missing cargo ship El Faro. Located by the US Navy’s USNS Apache on October 31, the remains were confirmed after a search team aboard the vessel conducted numerous surveys, as reported by NTSB. Survey of area and the vessel […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Swedish Armed Forces confirmed that a submarine has violated Swedish territorial integrity. Results from the analysis following the intelligence operation conducted in October are unambiguous. Supreme Commander Sverker Göranson said: There is no doubt, we have excluded all other explanations. Swedish territory has been seriously and unacceptably violated by a foreign power. On Friday […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Industry news

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been confirmed as a sub-contractor for the Royal Navy’s MARS (Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability) Tanker project, supported by sister companies, BMT Reliability Consultants Ltd and BMT Isis Ltd. The four new logistic support vessels will be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The sale of Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean to the Brazilian Navy has been officially confirmed, UK media reported. The price was set at £84 million, according to the reports. The sale is to take place next month while the ship itself will sail to Brazil in the summer. Babcock and BAE Systems will […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A centuries old frigate lying at the bottom of the Gulf of Finland has been identified as belonging to the Admiralty of West Friesland, one of the five former admiralties of the Dutch Republic. The 35-meter warship was reportedly built in Medemblik, the Netherlands in 1708. The cold temperatures in the Gulf of Finland, 62 meters below […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Industry news

      The Algerian Defence Ministry has sent a letter to the German manufacturer ThyssenKrupp Marine SystemsKrupp (TKMS), in relation to the Contract No. 674/889, signed on March 26, 2012, confirming the purchase of two Meko A200 frigates. This purchase represents a part of modernization of Algerian naval forces’ potential. The contract is worth €2, 175, […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on October 1 that the Franklin Expedition ship discovered in early September by the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition is Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Erebus.   Sir John Franklin, who was in command of the Franklin Expedition, sailed on HMS Erebus. The confirmation was made by Parks Canada underwater archeologists, […]

  • 26 May 2020

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  • 31 January 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The MOD has confirmed the development of a new Royal Navy missile defence system which will be able to intercept and destroy enemy missiles travelling at supersonic speeds. The £483m contract to develop this cutting-edge air defence system – known as Sea Ceptor – is being awarded to UK industry. The system uses a new […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    While on the visit to one of the world’s oldest dry docks in Portsmouth, British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced almost £100 million of infrastructure development in new dock facilities at Portsmouth Naval Base. The development is intended to further support the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The new work will […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      Arkhangelsk Regional Court affirmed the inferior decision to impose a RUR 100,000 fine on director of the company provided repair works for aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Gorshkov, reported Arkhangelsk Procuracy press service on Sept 6. According to the procuracy, JSC SMK Alternativa was conducting repairs and modernization of the carrier without appropriate license for repair […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Chinese military officials confirmed in the wake of the South China Sea dispute that the country is building its second aircraft carrier. According to media reports, the new carrier will be completely different from the first aircraft carrier Liaoning which entered service in 2012. It has also been said that the new carrier would be […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Industry news

    The United States Navy has confirmed that the christening of the future USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, 2014, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) said on Friday.   The christening of the USS Zumwalt was originally set for October 19, however, due to the U.S.Government shutdown the ceremony was pushed […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A team of explorers from a Canadian government agency has confirmed that the recently discovered wreck located in Terror Bay on the south-west side of King William Island, Nunavut is that of HMS Terror―the second ship of the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team carried out a side-scan sonar […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Spanish Navy’s four new S-80 submarines will cost EUR1.5 billion (approx. 1.85 b) more than it was initially expected, IHS Janes reported on Wednesday citing defense ministry sources. This latest estimate will be bring the total cost of the four air-independent propulsion submarines to EUR3.68 billion, or EUR920 million per boat. Initial cost estimates […]

  • 24 November 2017

    The Argentine Navy confirmed that an explosion occurred near the position from which the missing submarine ARA San Juan last sent her position. The confirmation follows reports from November 22 which said several agencies had been investigating a so-called “hydroacoustic anomaly” which took place on November 15, around the time ARA San Juan last communicated. The […]

  • 16 August 2013

      Bodies of three sailors of diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak have been found by the Indian Navy’s divers on board the severely damaged submarine, Reuters reported citing a statement of the Indian Navy. The Navy further added that it was unlikely that any of the remaining fifteen sailors would be found alive. The rescue efforts of […]

  • 17 August 2016

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has officially confirmed the October 22, 2016 date for the commissioning of the recently delivered USS Detroit. The U.S. Navy previously accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on August 12. Following its commissioning, the ship will make its […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) recently achieved another successful flight test, with the missile scoring a direct hit on a moving maritime target. The test was conducted in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Office of Naval Research (ONR) program. Flying over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, Calif., […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Pakistan’s ministry of defense confirmed on January 9 that it has successfully test fired its nuclear-capable submarine launched cruise missile (SLCM). The Babur-3, as the missile is named, was launched from a submerged position in the Indian Ocean. Pakistan’s military said the missile test was a success as it hit its target with “precise accuracy” […]

  • 13 November 2011

    The Royal Australian Navy can confirm that the member of HMAS Warramunga’s crew who passed away while ashore on leave in Cambodia on 10 November 2011, was Leading Seaman Boatswain’s Mate Bradley William Livingston. The 33 year old’s family is continuing to be provided with support by Navy and the Defence Community Organisation. The family […]

  • 6 August 2015

    US Navy announced that the Senate confirmed Adm. John M. Richardson, director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, as the 31st Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) August 05, 2015. Richardson will replace Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert who has been CNO since September 2011. Vice Adm. Frank Caldwell, who was also confirmed by the Senate, will succeed Richardson later […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The lead ship of Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth, will miss the spring time frame set for its seagoing trials, UK’s minister for defence procurement acknowledged on Tuesday. Speaking before Parliament’s Defence Select Committee, minister Harriet Baldwin said that she could not give an estimate on when exactly the carrier would set sail but […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy confirmed on October 2 that a T-45C Goshawk training jet crashed in East Tennessee on Sunday.  Neither the instructor nor the student survived the incident. The navy is still to determine the exact cause of the accident but the crash follows a T-45C operational pause and comes a month after the navy […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced that it has been confirmed as design contractor for the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation’s (NDLO) logistics and support vessel (LSV), supported by sister companies BMT Reliability Consultants Ltd and BMT Isis Ltd. The new logistic support vessel will be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). The […]

  • 4 April 2017

    EU Naval Force can confirm that an Indian registered cargo dhow was seized by suspected pirates on 01 April and is now in the vicinity of Hobyo, Somalia. An EU Naval Force maritime patrol aircraft has confirmed the exact location of the dhow and has attempted to establish radio communications but without success. Investigations and […]

  • 16 February 2017

    After last year’s reports said Dutch warships had disappeared from the floor of the Java Sea, a joint Dutch-Indonesian investigation confirmed initial fears saying that “salvage operations of some kind have indeed occurred”. The disappearance of ships was first noted in November 2016 when a diving team of the Karel Doorman Foundation conducting research ahead […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has signed a contract with Austal to build and sustain up to 21 steel-hulled vessels to replace the existing fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats as part of Australia’s new Pacific Maritime Security Program. Austal was previously selected as preferred bidder for the contract. Now, as part of the $280 million contract, Austal […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Kiev confirmed on Tuesday that Russia had provided official notification that it would stop using the only land-based training facility for pilots of carrier-based fixed-wing aircraft, the so-called Nitka Center, located in Crimea. Russia gave the notification last week during a meeting of a bilateral interstate commission, said Yevhen Perebiynis of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry… […]