Fourth Vietnamese Gepard-class frigate launched in Russia

Photo: Zelenodolsk plant named after A.M. Gorky

Russian shipyard Zelenodolsk plant named after AM Gorky has launched the fourth Gepard-3.9 frigate, the second ship ...

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MAN to provide engines for second Thai Navy OPV

HTMS Krabi, Photo: BAE Systems

The Royal Thai Navy has picked MAN to provide engines for the second offshore patrol vessel the country is building ...

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More tests to come for Lockheed's LRASM missile

LRASM missile

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $321.8 million sole-source contract to continue the Long Range ...

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BAE nabs two more US Navy vessel maintenance gigs

USS Paul Hamilton. Photo: US Navy

BAE Systems has landed another two U.S. Navy vessel maintenance contracts bringing the number of contracts for ship ...

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Dutch Navy vessels to receive Optimarin Ballast Systems

HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and HNLMS De Ruyter at Den Helder

Ten Royal Netherlands Navy vessels will be fitted with sixteen Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) by 2017, the company ...

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US Navy contracts Lockheed for MK 48 Mod 7 torpedo upgrades

MK 48 Mod 7 CBASS torpedo

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin Sippican a $72,8 million contract for the ...

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Australian first P-8A Poseidon takes to the skies

Australian first P-8A Poseidon takes to the skies

Australia’s first P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew a ...

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Kership to buy STX France Lorient shipyard

Photo: STX France

French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard to Kership, a joint venture company set up ...

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Davie Shipbuilding cuts first steel for Canadian Resolve AOR

Resolve class AOR

Canadian shipyard Davie Shipbuilding cut first steel for the Royal Canadian Navy Resolve-class auxiliary oiler ...

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'BAP Carasco' to receive Kongsberg's subsea technology

BAP Carrasco, Photo: Kongsberg

Norwegian technology corporation Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver an integrated subsea technology ...

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SAIC lands US NAVSUP simulation services contract

Illustration, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract to provide ...

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HII gets $152M for third Ford-class carrier USS Enterprise

Lead ship of the class Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) floats in the James River after being launched from dry dock at Newport News Shipbuilding. Photo by Chris Oxley/HII

American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded a $152 million contract on May 23 for advance ...

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Raytheon begins deliveries of electromagnetic railgun parts

Raytheon-built this pulse power container. Photo: Raytheon

American defense contractor Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. ...

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Indian Navy commissions fast attack craft INS Tarmugli

May 23, 2016: INS Tarmugli joined Indian Navy at Vizag after commisioning by Vice Adm HCS Bisht FOC-in-C Eastern Naval Command. Photo: SpokespersonMoD/Twitter

The Indian Navy has officially commissioned the recently delivered fast attack craft INS Tarmugli at a formal ...

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US Coast Guard commissions 17th fast response cutter

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley salutes as the ship is brought to life during its commissioning at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico May 20, 2016. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned its 17th fast response cutter, Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley, in San Juan, ...

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Saab to develop new lightweight torpedo system for Sweden

Torpedo 47 Swedish Navy

The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab to develop and produce a new lightweight ...

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Photo: USS Portland christened

Ship Sponsor Bonnie Amos christens the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27). Photo: Huntington Ingalls Industries

The U.S. Navy christened the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) on May 20 in front of approximately 1,000 ...

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Northrop to deliver navigation systems to Saudi Arabia

Illustration, Photo: Northrop Grumman

American aerospace and defense technology Northrop Grumman has received an $8.3 million foreign military sales ...

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USS Zumwalt officially delivered to US Navy

USS Zumwalt, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation ...

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US Navy awards BAE another ship maintenance contract

US Navy awards BAE Systems another ship maintenance contract

The U.S Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $29,2 million contract for phased maintenance availability repair work ...

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Royal Navy of Oman receives first High Speed Support Vessel

Presentation of the Builders Plaque for the 72m High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) RNOV Al Mubshir (S11). Photo: Austal

The Royal Navy of Oman has taken possession of the first High Speed Support Vessel, RNOV Al Mubshir. The RNOV Al ...

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GD to provide US Navy vessels with digital modular radios

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a contract modification to build and deliver more than ...

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US Navy trains with new Mark VI patrol boats

Coastal Riverine Squadron Four (CRS-4) conducted well deck operations with the Mark VI patrol boat for the first ...

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US, Canada contract Saab for Great Lakes pilotage management

U.S., Canada contract Saab for Great Lakes maritime traffic management

Defence and security company Saab has been awarded two separate contracts to upgrade the Great Lakes Pilot ...

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Australian Navy acquires echo sounder systems

CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz single beam echo sounder survey systems. Photo: CEE HydroSystems

Royal Australian Navy’s Cairns-based hydrographic group has recently received several  CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz ...

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Royal Navy upgrades vessels with Lockheed's compass systems

Royal Navy Lockheed Marins

The Royal Navy is to upgrade more than thirty ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin’s compass systems ...

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