USS Mount Whitney concludes engagement in Romania

The U.S. command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) participates in a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (F-264). Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise ...

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Royal Navy frigate starts month-long break in South Africa

HMS Portland with the Simonsberg in the background. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Portland is currently in Simonstown, South Africa, where the crew started ...

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Airbus, DCNS team up to develop the French Navy aerial drone

Photo: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and DCNS have signed an agreement to collaborate on designing the future tactical component of ...

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Czech Gripen fighter jets train with NATO ships

Photo: NATO/Czech Air Force

A Czech squadron of Gripen fighter jets have reached the second week of their air-maritime integration and carried ...

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US and Royal Navy officers discuss carrier operations

L-R: Captain Crawford USN, Vice Admiral Crawford USN, Commander Saybolt USN, Mr Jason Lawrence, Commander Park RN, Captain Wright RN, Commodore Jameson OBE RN, Commander Farrant RN. Photo: Royal Navy

Senior lawyers from the US Navy and the Royal Navy met at the stone frigate HMS Excellent for formal joint talks ...

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German Navy frigates to feature iXblue navigation systems

Photo: German Navy

French technology company iXblue has received a contract to supply inertial navigation systems for ...

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German WWI 'mystery' submarine found off Scotland

Photo: Scottish Power

A WW1 naval mystery might be finally solved after a German U-boat was found off the coast of Wigtownshire, Scotland ...

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DCNS unveils design of French Navy's new medium size frigate

Photo: DCNS

In collaboration with the French defence procurement agency (DGA), DCNS has unveiled the French Navy’s ...

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Russian aircraft carrier escorted off Norway

Russian warships are seen off the coast of Norway. Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces

Russian cruiser-carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and other ships from its strike group were escorted off the Norwegian ...

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Irish Navy commissions third OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats

Photo: Irish Navy

The Irish Navy has commissioned its third offshore patrol vessel, LÉ William Butler Yeats, during an October ...

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Saab takes over Nordic Defence Industries

Photo: Saab

Saab has announced that it acquired another Danish naval company which designs and manufactures mine disposal ...

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Indonesian Sea and Coast Guard orders Terma's Scanter radar

Photo: Terma

Danish defense contractor Terma announced on Tuesday that the Indonesian Sea and Coast Guard Kesatuan Penjaga Laut ...

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Euronaval 2016: DCNS presents new SMX®3.0 submarine concept

Photo: DCNS

French shipbuilder DCNS has unveiled its new submarine concept ship SMX®3.0 at Euronaval which is being held in ...

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HMS Ocean first UK warship to visit Egypt in over 8 years

Guests observed the ceremonial sunset on the flight deck of HMS Ocean in the Port of Alexandria. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean visited the Egyptian port of Alexandria last weekend, thereby ...

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Leonardo introduces ATAS towed array sonar for Italian PPAs

Photo: Leonardo

Leonardo has presented its new ATAS sensor (Active Towed Array Sonar) that was developed in line with the Italian ...

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Euronaval 2016: Thales unveils improved AESA radar

Photo: Thales

French defense technology company Thales has unveiled its upgraded NS200 dual-axis multi-beam radar at the ...

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Spanish Navy light transport ship returns from UNIFIL

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy light transport ship Martín Posadillo has returned from the Spanish missions in Lebanon where it was ...

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German Navy to get another five K130 corvettes

K130 corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Photo: German Navy

The German Navy will receive five new K130 Braunchweig-class corvettes thereby bringing the number of units in the ...

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British battleship HMS Royal Oak receives new ensign

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy clearance divers from HM Naval Base Clyde have changed the White Ensign on the wreck of HMS Royal Oak on ...

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GD contracts Babcock for Successor missile tube work

Impression of how the UK’s new nuclear submarines may look. Photo: British MoD

UK’s Babcock International Group announced Thursday that it has been awarded a contract from General Dynamics ...

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European amphibious exercise Emerald Move 2106 concludes

Dutch Navy Landing Platform Dock HNLMS Rotterdam with a deployed landing craft off the coast of Sardinia during Emerald Move. Photo: Dutch Navy

European naval ships and personnel spent the last two weeks honing their amphibious assault skills during the ...

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NATO explains how naval mines are fought


Sea lanes are key to the movement of goods for everyday life. Around 90 percent of world trade is carried by ship. ...

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RFA Mounts Bay joins operation Sophia

RFA Mounts Bay. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay has returned to her Mediterranean Sea duties and joined the EU mission ...

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Russia fires ballistic missiles from three platforms

Photo: Russian navy

Two Russian Navy submarines and one launch pad at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome fired ballistic missiles from different ...

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Russian warships disrupt shipping in Lithuanian EEZ

Lithuanian Navy ship Dzūkas (P12) was dispatched to monitor the activity of Russian warships. Photo: Lithuanian Navy

Russian warships have disrupted commercial shipping in the Lithuanian exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by ordering ...

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Royal Navy submarine put lives of fishing crew at risk

For illustration only. Photo: Royal Navy

An unidentified Royal Navy submarine which snagged the fishing lines of a trawler in the Irish Sea on 15 April 2015 ...

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