UK starts construction of first Type 26 frigate HMS Glasgow

The name of the first Type 26 frigate to be built for the Royal Navy has been announced during a steel-cutting ...

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German cartel office OKs corvette construction consortium

Construction of additional five corvettes for the German Navy has been cleared for take-off by the German cartel ...

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Piriou overhauls Moroccan Navy patrol vessel Rais Bargach

French Piriou Naval Services announced it has just completed an extensive refit of the Royal Moroccan Navy patrol ...

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Canada's first AOPS reaches another milestone

Reaching another milestone in the construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s arctic and offshore patrol ships, ...

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BAE to work on UK's first autonomous systems testing service

UK-based defense contractor BAE Systems announced it has been awarded £457,000 to design and deliver the UK’s first ...

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AustalFassmer hosts Australian OPV industry engagement forum

Australian shipbuilder Austal and German designer Fassmer hosted over 120 Victorian defence and manufacturing ...

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BAE Systems picks 14 companies for Type 26 construction

BAE Systems has announced the selection of further 14 companies for work on the UK’s future Type 26 Global ...

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Fincantieri cuts steel for Italian Navy LHD

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a steel cutting ceremony for the Italian Navy’s multipurpose amphibious ...

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Metal Shark teams with Damen for NCPV build

U.S.-based boat builder Metal Shark has entered a partnership with Dutch shipbuilder Damen for the construction of ...

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Australia's Future Submarine project opens French office

Australia’s Future Submarine project officially opened an office in Cherbourg, France in a July 9 ceremony ...

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Austal opens new vessel sustainment office in Cairns

Australian shipbuilder Austal has officially opened a new vessel sustainment office in Cairns to support the ...

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Turkish Coast Guard gets 2 SAR vessels from Damen

As part of an agreement between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Damen ...

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USS Gabrielle Giffords completes maiden voyage

The newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) arrived in San Diego July 5, ...

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USS Portland completes Builder’s Trials

The US Navy’s future amphibious transport dock, USS Portland (LPD 27), successfully completed Builder’s ...

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Video: HMS St Albans ready for repair works

More than 128,000 tonnes of water has been pumped out from one of Portsmouth Naval Base’s dry docks to make way for ...

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Multi-billion deal: Royal Navy orders three new Type 26 ...

The first of the Royal Navy’s next-generation frigates will be laid down before the month is out after a £3.7 ...

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SunRui becomes first Asian manufacturer to win USCG ...

The Chinese manufacturer SunRui and classification society DNV GL celebrated last week, as Sunrui became the fourth ...

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Raytheon bags Japanese Navy destroyer contract

U.S. defense contractor Raytheon has received a $9.6 million contract for work on the Japan Maritime Self Defense ...

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Hensoldt to take over Kelvin Hughes

German defense contractor and sensor manufacturer Hensoldt is to acquire UK radar specialist Kelvin Hughes after ...

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BAE, Leonardo to work on new precision-guided munitions

BAE Systems and Leonardo are teaming up for the development of new precision-guided munitions for advanced, large ...

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Australia boosting local industry in defense projects

The Australian government is changing its tendering process in an effort to increase the involvement of Australian ...

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French DCNS changes name to Naval Group

French state-owned shipbuilder DCNS announced on Wednesday it was changing its name to Naval Group, for better ...

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HII to build US Navy's first Flight III destroyer

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a contract modification to ...

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South Korea Coast Guard receives second S-92 helicopter

The South Korea Coast Guard received its second Sikorsky S-92 search and rescue helicopter in a ceremony on June ...

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ECA Group teams with DCNS to navalize IT180 drone

French ECA Group has teamed with Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS) to prepare its IT180 VTOL drone for ...

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