Taiwan Navy accidentally fires anti-ship missile at China

A Taiwan Navy Chin Chiang class patrol vessel. Photo: E3120656 / Wikimedia Commons

A Taiwan Navy vessel fired a “carrier-killer” anti-ship missile towards China during an exercise on ...

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Japan to deliver two patrol boats to Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Illustration: A Sri Lanka Coast Guard vessel. Photo: Sri Lanka Coast Guard

The Japanese government has agreed to provide Sri Lanka with a grant of up to 1.83 billion yen (approx. US$18M) ...

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US Navy picks GD to build first six T-AO 205 oilers

Rendering of TAO-205 Fleet Oiler. Photo: NASSCO

As announced in the acquisition strategy for the T-AO 205 program, the U.S. Navy has picked General Dynamics to ...

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Huntington Ingalls to build new America-class ship

Photo: Huntington Ingalls Industries

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $272.4 million initial contract for the construction of  ...

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Riverine boat report: Iran violated international law

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, right, and Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Vice Adm. John Aquilino discuss the results of an investigation into the seizure of two U.S. Navy riverine command boats (RCB) by Iranian forces. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has released the results of the investigation into the seizure of two riverine boats and the ...

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Photo: US Navy command ship visits Lithuania

Photo of the day US Navy command ship visits Lithuania

U.S. Navy’s command ship USS Mount Whitney arrived to Klaipeda, Lithuania on June 30 for a scheduled port ...

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Scottish minehunter squadron has new Commanding Officer

Commander Tim Davey (left) hands over to Commander Jools Howe. Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy’s Scotland-based minehunter squadron has a new Commanding Officer. The First Mine Counter Measures ...

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BMT leaders' take on logistic support projects

BMT’s Aegir replenishment ship design. Photo: BMT

Two BMT Defense Services chiefs recently expressed their views on the fleet support vessels delivered to the ...

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Sea-Air-Space 2018

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission…

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SMM 2016

The SMM in Hamburg is the world-leading fair of the maritime economy. It takes place every two years in Hamburg, because due to the long…

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EURONAVAL 2016

Euronaval 2016 in Paris, is one of the leading international trade shows for maritime security, safety and naval defense…

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Exponaval 2016

EXPONAVAL and TRANS-PORT have become established as one of the most important international naval defence and maritime fairs in Latin America…

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Passenger ship gets navy escort

HMS Archer, Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is set to provide escorts to the Queen Elizabeth 2 passenger liner as she sails into and out of ...

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Forward-deployed USS Topeka returns to Guam

USS Topeka at Polaris Point, Guam in 2012. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) returned to its homeport of Polaris ...

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OceanWorks overhauls French Navy's Hardsuit ADS

Photo: OceanWorks

Subsea technology company OceanWorks International informed that it has completed a major survey and overhaul of ...

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Italian Navy recovers 2015-sank migrant boat

Photo: Italian Navy

The Italian Navy has recovered a migrant boat which sank in April 2015 thereby claiming lives of over 600 people. ...

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Britain receives first F-35B Lightning II

Photo: Royal Navy

Britain has received the first of supersonic strike fighters which will, among their other roles, be gracing the ...

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Elbit's Seagull USV system launches first torpedo

Photo: Elbit

Israeli defense company Elbit Systems recently completed a trial test torpedo launch from its ...

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MBDA signs €1B missile deal with Qatar Emiri Naval Forces

Maj Gen Mohammed bin Nasser Al Mohannadi, Commander Qatar Emiri Naval Forces shakes hands with MBDA managing director Antonio Perfetti. Photo: MBDA

Italian missile manufacturer MBDA signed a 1 billion euro contract on June 29 to supply the Qatar Emiri Naval ...

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MARSUR, Europe's maritime security project

Photo: German Ministry of Defense

Military and civilian situational awareness practitioners have met in Hamburg, Germany to learn and share ...

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US Navy to promote alternative fuel during RIMPAC

USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 on June 29. Photo: US Navy

This year’s participants of the international maritime exercise RIMPAC will use about 11.2 million gallons of ...

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Australia sends 3 ships, 1,650 personnel to RIMPAC

Photo: Royal Australian Navy

More than 1,650 Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused ...

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India inaugurates heavy weight anti-submarine torpedo

Photo: DRDO/twitter

The Indian Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar handed over the ‘Varunastra’, a ship launched heavy ...

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P-8A Poseidon joins U.S. 4th Fleet

Sailors from Patrol Squadron (VP) 30 move a P-8 Poseidon into Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 10's newly renovated Hangar Six on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's Ault Field for the first time on June 22, 2016. Photo: US Navy

A P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft joined the U.S. Navy’s 4th Fleet by arriving at Cooperative ...

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USS Carl Winson completes in-port phase of TSTA

Lt. Cmdr. Todd Hastings, right, the USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) first lieutenant, observes the raising and lowering of an anchor chain during a drop test on board the ship. Photo: US Navy

Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed the in-port phase of Carl ...

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US Navy awards Harris $27M for electronic warfare payloads

Illustration: Sailors are placing a MK-53 Nulka Decoy Launching System on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has American defense contractor Harris Corporation a $27 million order to deliver maritime electronic ...

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Aerojet Rocketdyne consolidates businesses

Illustration: US Navy photo

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings and a U.S. Navy contractor, has announced a ...

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Fincantieri to provide designs for US Navy rescue ship, LCU

FMG has built 7 legacy U.S Navy Powhatan Class fleet ocean tugs.

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Fincantieri Marine Group, the U.S. division of the Italian ...

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First U.S., Russian Navy standoff in the Med

A U.S. Navy file photo of USS Gravely

In what is supposedly the first standoff between Russian and U.S. Navy ships in the Mediterranean Sea, U.S. ...

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HMS Echo assists yacht stricken by strong winds

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s survey vessel HMS Echo has assisted a yacht that became stranded in strong winds just off the UK ...

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