Australia facing submarine capability gap, report says

The complicated process of designing and building new submarines from scratch could leave Australia with no ...

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Ukrainian Navy receives two new Gurza-class artillery boats

The Ukrainian Navy has received additional two Gurza-class small armored artillery boats, Ukraine’s defense ...

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North Koreans worked on new Danish OPV, report

A Polish shipyard subcontracted for work on the hull of the Royal Danish Navy’s newest Knud Rasmussen-class ...

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RFA Tiderace reaches UK waters after two-month voyage

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Tiderace has reached UK waters after getting underway almost two months ago from ...

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Ballistic missile defense exercise begins off Scotland

The US-led live-fire integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) exercise Formidable Shield 2017 got underway on ...

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US Navy receives 15th Virginia-class submarine Colorado

General Dynamics has delivered the 15th Virginia-class submarine – future USS Colorado (SSN 788) – to ...

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Columbia-class enters design phase with $5.1b contract

The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $5.1 billion contract for detailed design work and ...

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Australia's AWD Hobart is entering service this weekend

The Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis-equipped air warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart is set to officially enter ...

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US Coast Guard offloads record $679.3m of cocaine

The US Coast Guard has offloaded a record amount of cocaine seized within 12 months of cocaine-chasing operations. ...

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US Navy introducing Xbox controllers on new submarines

In a move envisioned to bring more efficiency at a lower cost, the US Navy will have its sailors use Xbox ...

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French minehunters transported back from Persian Gulf tour

After they concluded a six-month deployment in the Persian Gulf, two French Navy minehunters were loaded onto a ...

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Germany authorizes €2.4bln contract for five K130 corvettes

The German defense procurement agency BAAINBw has authorized a €2.4 billion contract for the construction of five ...

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South Korea launches ninth Type 214 submarine Shin Dol-Seok

The Republic of Korea Navy launched its ninth Son Won-Il-class (Type 214) submarine in a ceremony at the Hyundai ...

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USS Wasp gets underway for forward-deployment to Japan

US amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) got underway from Norfolk on August 30 heading for Sasebo, Japan, where ...

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Damaged USS Fitzgerald to be repaired at Huntington Ingalls

The US Navy has selected Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) for the restoration of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) in ...

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FREMM Auvergne embarks on first operational deployment

The French Navy’s newest FREMM frigate FS Auvergne started her maiden operational deployment as she set sail ...

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LCS 'Little Rock' completes builder's trials

The US Navy’s ninth littoral combat ship and the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) has completed builder’s ...

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HMS Victory receives new structural support system

As part of what contractor BAE Systems described as the most extensive restoration project the 252-year-old HMS ...

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Researchers find wreck of WWII cruiser USS Indianapolis

Billionaire and philanthropist Paul G. Allen and his researcher team have found the wreck of the famed World War II ...

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Canada privatizes maintenance of new navy ships

The Canadian government on Thursday awarded a CAD$5.2 billion deal for the maintenance of two new ship classes over ...

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DARPA tests sensor-hauling parasail aboard US Navy ship

The US research agency DARPA announced it has tested its sensor-carrying parasail, dubbed Towed Airborne Lift of ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth entering Portsmouth on Wednesday

HMS Queen Elizabeth will be entering Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday, the Royal Navy has announced. Weather ...

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F-35B makes first "ski jump" loaded with Paveway IV & ASRAAM

A short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B Lightning II aircraft took off from the ski jump loaded ...

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USS John C. Stennis starts sea trials after overhaul

US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) started sea trials on August 11 after completing its planned ...

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Thailand cleared to buy Harpoon missiles for DW3000 frigate

The US State Department has approved the Thailand government’s request for the acquisition of RGM-84L Harpoon ...

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Iranian UAV prevents Super Hornet from landing on USS Nimitz

An Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle forced a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet to alter course in order to avoid ...

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US, British aircraft carriers meet off Scotland

Two aircraft carriers, one operational since 2009 and the other preparing for its commissioning ceremony, met off ...

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