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  • 29 May 2014

    Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron NINE (VP-9) and U.S. Naval Forces Europe Detachment Maritime Ashore Support Team (CNE DET MAST) were recognized for their participation in community relations (COMREL) projects during an awards ceremony in Motta Sant’ Anastasia, Sicily, May 16.   Dr. Angelo Giuffrida, the mayor of Motta Sant’ Anastasia, presented Cmdr. Katrina Hill, […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Australian Coalition Government continues its commitment to increasing investment in Australian defence infrastructure. According to a report by Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Defence, reports of massive job losses in the industry are speculative. Over the last six years, defence spending dropped to levels not seen since 1938. The former government’s decisions led […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announces an industry engagement session for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project. The CSC is one of the projects of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) and is intended to provide Canada with modern replacements for the Royal […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italy’s Fincantieri and France’s Naval Group last week signed the “Alliance Cooperation Agreement”, setting the stage for the creation of a 50/50 owned joint venture. Based on the agreement, the joint venture company will be headquartered in Genoa with a subsidiary in Ollioules, France. The agreement follows the approval by the boards of directors of […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The lead ship of Russian Navy’s new Project 20385 corvettes, Gremyashchy, was rolled out of the factory hall and placed on the open slipway ahead of her launch on June 30. The Severnaya Verf shipyard rolled out the corvette on June 19 and is yet to assemble her topmast and underwater parts. Designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy has commissioned its fourth Project 20380 corvette, the Sovershenny, into the Pacific Fleet with a flag-raising ceremony in the Port of Vladivostok. The ship was commissioned after concluding builder’s and state trials in early July. Also referred to as Steregushchy-class corvettes, the ships are designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design bureau, and […]

  • 17 January 2017
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    Russia’s Northern Sea fleet commissioned two new Project 21980 (Grachonok-class) anti-terror vessels at the submarine forces’ main base on January 14. One of the vessels was named as Unarmeec Zapolyarya during the flag-raising ceremony. The latest two are boats number eleven and twelve in a class of vessels designed to perform water protection and anti-sabotage tasks […]

  • 31 October 2017
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    The Russian Navy is set to launch the first of its modernized Borei-A (Project 955-A) submarines, the Knyaz Vladimir, next month, Russian media say. These plans were revealed by Russian Navy chief Admiral Vladimir Korolev in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper. This announcement follows an earlier one in which Korolev said the Knyaz Vladimir would be […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The onshore site for the Perth Wave Energy Project, located at Garden Island, HMAS Stirling has been officially handed over from the Australian Department of Defence to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited. Carnegie has been working with Defence since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in December 2008. In July 2012, Carnegie signed power supply […]

  • 23 February 2017

    Armscor, the acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence, announced the preferred bidders for the construction of South African Navy’s project “Biro” and “Hotel” vessels. In 2014, Armscor solicited offers on a multi-source tender basis from prospective shipyards for the supply of three offshore patrol vessels and three inshore patrol vessels that would be […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s advanced Project 20380 corvette, the Sovershenny, has taken the Ka-27 helicopter aboard during the recent official tests, according to TASS. The Ka-27 antisubmarine search and rescue helicopter landed over 20 times on the corvette during the day and night while the corvette was in motion, at anchor, and adrift. The Project 20380 corvette […]

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

    Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May 10. By order of the Russian commander of the navy, the ship was named Storm. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed, MRK 22800 project ships were designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau. They have a displacement of 800 […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian situational awareness practitioners have met in Hamburg, Germany to learn and share experiences with the aim of enhancing security at sea within the European MARSUR project. The Maritime Surveillance project (MARSUR) was launched in September 2006 by the European Defence Agency (EDA) following a tasking by the EU-Defence Ministers. The aim of the undertaking […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s Project 20385 Gremyashchiy corvette has completed sea trials in the Barents Sea. “In the White Sea, the ship fired Kalibr and Onyx cruise missiles at shore and sea targets. In the Barents Sea, it fired A-190 and AK-630 artillery systems at mock air targets, and torpedo fire at underwater and surface targets […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited held a keel-laying ceremony for their first Project 17A in a ceremony in Kolkata on November 10. The keel-laying ceremony marked the official start of construction of a new class of frigates which will be a follow-on on the Project 17 (P17) Shivalik-class already in service with […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s second Project 22350 frigate, Admiral Kasatonov, has begun state trials ahead of the ship’s delayed delivery which is expected to take place by the end of the year. According to the Northern Shipyard, Admiral Kasatonov has already passed a number of checkpoints, including tests of the main power plant, communication and navigation […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Navy has commissioned another two Project 23040 search and rescue boats in a ceremony in Severomorsk. Bearing pennant numbers 1229 and 1230, the boats will be based in Severomorsk, Murmansk region, where they will be part of the Northern Fleet’s diving service. Project 23040 boats are built under a 2013 contract signed between the […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s diesel-electric icebreaker ‘Ilya Muromets’ arrived at its Northern Fleet homeport on January 2, the Russian Navy announced. The ship’s crew made their first crossing from the Baltic Sea to the Kola Bay and were welcomed in Severomorsk by Northern Fleet commander Admiral Nikolay Evmenov. Project 21180 icebreaker ‘Ilya Muromets’ was commissioned in […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Kolpino, the last of six Russian Navy Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines built for the Black Sea Fleet, is set to be launched in Saint Petersburg today, May 31. Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards is in charge of delivering the submarines. Novorossiysk, the lead submarine of the project, joined the Black Sea Fleet in August 2014 with the Rostov-on-Don following […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Indian defense ministry has signed a contract with M/S Goa Shipyard Limited for the construction of two additional Project 11356 frigates for the Indian Navy. The contract for the two locally-built frigates follows an agreement between India and Russia from October 2018 under which two Project 11356 frigates will be delivered directly from Russia. The […]

  • 22 September 2016
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    The Russian Ministry of Defense announced it would launch the first Project 23370M modular cutter in Murmansk, Russia on September 24. SMK-2176, as the lead boat in the class is named, is one of three next-generation multifunctional search-and-rescue cutters the Russian Navy intends to put into service by 2018. The Russian Navy already operates 12 Project […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Gorky Zelenodolsk Shipyard will hold a laying ceremony for the Russian Navy’s fourth Project 22160 patrol boat. The ship, which will be laid down May 8, was named Sergei Kotov, honoring a Russian WWII Rear Admiral. The lead vessel of the class was laid down in February 2014. All vessels of the class are expected to be built […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Navy is set to receive six new Project 22160 advanced patrol ships by 2019. “The Russian state program envisions the construction of six Vasily Bykov-type ships that will be included in each of the four fleets before 2019”, Russian news agency Sputnik quoted Ilya Brilliantov, the head of Kronstadt Technologies. According to Brillantov, Kronstadt Technologies […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian shipbuilder Baltic Shipyard has launched the second of three Project 22220, nuclear-powered icebreakers at its shipyard in St. Petersburg. Sibir, as the second icebreaker in the class is named, was launched on September 22 into the River Neva in presence of Russian president Vladimir Putin and a number of other government and shipyard officials. Together […]

  • 7 May 2018

    Russian shipbuilder Pella has launched the Project 22800 second serial missile corvette Shkval.  The launching ceremony took place at Pella’s new shipbuilding complex on May 5, 2018. With a length of 67 meters and a width of 11 meters, the fast attack craft was designed to combat operations in the near sea zone, fulfilling both […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy commissioned its lead Project 22800 guided-missile corvette ‘Mytishchi’ in a ceremony on December 17. The corvette will join the Baltic Fleet after completing sea and state trials and testing all systems and weapons. Mytishchi is the first of over 20 planned Project 22800 ships (also known as Karakurt, which translates to black widow spider). They […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The lead ship of the Russian Navy’s Project 23120 logistic support vessels is conducting flight tests and is expected to be delivered to the Russian defense ministry by November this year. Elbrus, as the lead ship is named, is currently performing interoperability tests with KA-27 and KA-29 helicopters, carrying out lifting operations with different types […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet put the second Project 23370M search and rescue boat into operation, Russia’s defense ministry announced November 6. Named SMK-2177, the boat is the second of three next-generation multifunctional search-and-rescue cutters the Russian Navy intends to put into service by 2018. The Russian Navy already operates 12 Project 2337o cutters which entered […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    On February 20, 2020, the Russian Navy frigate of Project 22350, Admiral Flota Kasatonov, entered the Barents Sea to continue the test program. In the Northern Fleet combat training grounds, the new frigate will work out maneuvering, testing systems and mechanisms, the Russian defense ministry said. Yesterday, the ship’s crew tested the interaction with the […]