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  • 10 February 2021
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract to participate in an industry study for the development and design of the US Navy Cable Ship T-ARC(X) Program.

  • 5 February 2021
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s submarine HMS Talent (S92) has put the new torpedo through its final trials – including firing the lethal weapon at itself.

  • 4 February 2021
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has officially started its activities within the European SEA Defence project.

  • 3 February 2021
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Vard Marine Inc. has received a contract by Chilean state-owned ASMAR Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Company to design an amphibious and military transport vessel for the Chilean Navy. Being part of the navy’s Escotillón IV program, the Vard-designed ships will be constructed at the ASMAR shipyard in Talcahuano. The four newbuilds will reportedly replace the […]

  • 28 January 2021

    The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded Bell Boeing an $81 million contract to develop, design and install nacelle modification kits and install conversion area harnesses on the CV-22 Osprey, the Air Force Special Operations Command’s (AFSOC) variant of the tiltrotor aircraft.

  • 25 January 2021
    Equipment & technology

    Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected to develop and implement the long range unmanned surface vessel (LRUSV) system for the United States Marine Corps.

  • 22 January 2021

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has held a keel laying ceremony for the future USNS Apalachicola (T-EPF 13), the US Navy’s 13th Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport (EPF) ship.

  • 21 January 2021
    Authorities, Vessels

    Christopher C. Miller, Acting US Secretary of Defence and Ben Wallace, UK Secretary of State for Defense, have co-signed the Joint Declaration for the Carrier Strike Group 2021 deployment.

  • 20 January 2021
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Philly Shipyard has announced the authorization by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) and subsequent order from TOTE Services for the construction of two additional national security multi-mission vessels (NSMVs).

  • 19 January 2021
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based company Damen Marine Components (DMC) has been awarded a contract by French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique for the supply of rudders and steering gear systems for the future French Navy logistic support ships (LSS) of the Jacques Chevallier class.

  • 14 January 2021
    Research & Development, Vessels

    A Ghost Fleet Overlord unmanned surface vessel (USV), part of a partnership between the US Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) and the US Navy, recently traveled a distance of more than 4,700 nautical miles, almost entirely autonomously. Afterward, the ship participated in exercise Dawn Blitz where it again spent nearly all of its underway […]

  • 14 January 2021

    On 13 January, General Dynamics NASSCO launched the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the first of six vessels in the John Lewis-class fleet oiler program designed to support the US Navy.

  • 13 January 2021

    The final of five new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) has formally joined the Royal Navy in last week’s short ceremony to raise the White Ensign for the first time on HMS Spey (P234).

  • 4 January 2021

    On 1 January 2021, a decision entered into force to extend the mandate of the European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta for another two years, until 31 December 2022.

  • 30 December 2020

    Australia Air Force’s maritime patrol capability will be boosted with the defense ministry set to acquire two more P-8A Poseidon surveillance and response aircraft, bringing the total fleet size to 14.

  • 25 December 2020

    US Navy’s new Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), successfully completed builder’s trials on December 19 after spending four days at sea off the coast of Bath, Maine.

  • 24 December 2020

    The US Coast Guard’s newest Legend-class national security cutter, Stone (WMSL 758), departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division on 22 December, sailing to its homeport in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • 23 December 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been awarded a production contract by the US Navy for 19 GQM-163A “Coyote” supersonic sea-skimming target (SSST) vehicles.

  • 22 December 2020
    Industry news

    Germany’s optical and optronic devices manufacturer Hensoldt Optronics and Dutch optomechatronics company Nedinsco have signed a letter of intent to start production of complex assemblies for submarine periscopes.

  • 15 December 2020

    Himgiri’, the second of seven Nilgiri-class Project 17A stealth guided missile frigates being built for the Indian Navy, was launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) in Kolkata on 14 December 2020.

  • 11 December 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy launched today the second Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine, the S Humaita (S41).

  • 9 December 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine has been selected for the Republic of Korea Navy’s (RoKN) FFX Batch III frigate, known as the Ulsan-class frigate.

  • 1 December 2020

    The US Navy has decided to decommission USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, due to the extensive damage sustained during the July fire. The fire broke out aboard the ship on July 12 whilethe vessel was in port San Diego. 17 Sailors and four civilians were treated for non-life threatening injuries at […]

  • 30 November 2020

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has held a launching ceremony for the second of five corvettes being built for the Saudi Arabian Navy. The Avante 2200-class corvette, named Al-Diriyah, was launched on November 14, with the ceremony being live-streamed from the shipyard to Riyadh to comply with the COVID-19 related health and safety restrictions. The corvette Al-Diriyah […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Authorities, Industry news

    Autonomous minehunters will be introduced to the RoyalNavy after the UK and France signed a £184m contract to enhance minehunting operations around the world.

  • 25 November 2020

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’s (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of construction on the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines, Columbia (SSBN 826).