Luerssen takes over German naval specialist Blohm+Voss

Luerssen's Neue Jadewerft shipyard in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Photo: Luerssen

German shipbuilder Luerssen is taking over the Hamburg-based former ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems ...

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German Navy oiler joins NATO's SNMG1

German Navy replenishment oiler Rhön at sea. Photo: German Navy

German Navy replenishment oiler Rhön (A 1443) is set to leave its homeport of Wilhelmshaven on October 4 to join ...

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Royal Navy boosts recompression chamber deployment capacity

Recompression chamber being loaded onto HMS Dauntless. Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as ...

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Schiebel, Diehl team up for German Navy unmanned helicopter

Photo: Schiebel

Austrian unmanned air system manufacturer Schiebel and German defense contractor Diehl Defence have renewed a ...

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Royal Navy destroyer hosts op Sophia commander

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond that recently joined Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean, hosted ...

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Photo: Spanish Navy trains anti-air missile firing

An SM-1 missile is fired during the Gulf of Cadiz exercise. Photo: Spanish Navy

The Spanish Navy has recently concluded an anti-air missile firing exercise in the Gulf of Cadiz with the F-80 ...

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Russian nuclear-armed submarine reaches new home

Vladimir Monomakh at the Northern Fleet base. Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense

Vladimir Monomakh, the Russian Navy’s newest strategic nuclear submarine, arrived at its permanent base in ...

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Australian companies get opportunity to join Type 26 program

Photo: BAE Systems

Australian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will have the opportunity to enter the supply chain for the ...

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Canadian anti-submarine drill Cutlass Fury concludes

Canadian and allied navies track down submarines and simulate an attack during Cutlass Fury. Photo: Twitter/Marlant

The inaugural edition of the Royal Canadian Navy-hosted anti-submarine exercise Cutlass Fury has concluded. More ...

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Aircraft Carrier Alliance honoring aircraft carrier workers

HMS Prince of Wales under construction at Rosyth. Photo: Aircraft Carrier Alliance

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA), a partnering relationship between the British industry and the UK Ministry of ...

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US naval research office to join UK's Unmanned Warrior

U.S. Navy sailors launch a MK 18 MOD 2 unmanned underwater vehicle from a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) will head a U.S. Navy contingent demonstrating 10 technology projects ...

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Spanish frigate sets out to become SNMG1 flagship

Frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy F-100 frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón left her homeport to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group One ...

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US Navy contracts Saab for AN/SPN-50 (V)1 air traffic radar

Illustration: US Navy sailor conducts preservation maintenance on an SPN-43 radar while aloft on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Saab Defense and Security USA a $38 million contract to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 ...

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Russian Navy to launch first Project 23370M modular cutter

Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced it would launch the first Project 23370M modular cutter in Murmansk, ...

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Finnish Navy to take part in Emerald Move 2016

Units participating in Emerald Move 2010 are seen off the coast of Senegal. Photo: Italian Navy

The Finnish Navy said it would be joining the European exercise Emerald Move 16 which is set to take place in Italy ...

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Photo: Counter piracy ships meet in Gulf of Aden

ROKS Munmu the Great left sails with ITS Euro right as seen from HNLMS Tromp. Photo: EUNAVFOR

Dutch Commodore Luyckx who commands the Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy force from the Dutch frigate HNLMS ...

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Spanish Navy carries out MAR-41 fleet readiness drill

Ship to ship cargo transfer between ESPS Victoria and ESPS Canarias. Photo: Spanish Navy

The Spanish Navy’s has recently conducted MAR-41, a fleet readiness exercise which took place in the Gulf of ...

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Spanish frigates alternate in operation Sophia

Navarra's crew pose for a photo prior to departing Naval Base Rota. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s Santa María-class frigate Navarra departed Naval Base Rota to relieve sister-ship Reina Sofía ...

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Royal Navy ships respond to mayday call off Isle of Man

Photo: Facebook, Peel RNLI Lifeboat

A Royal Navy frigate and an offshore patrol vessel responded to a mayday call issued in the morning hours of ...

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Spanish offshore patrol boat heads for African deployment

OPV Serviola. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Serviola set sail from Ferrol to conduct a series of activities with ...

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Royal Navy frigate to engage Scotland public

HMS Somerset. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset will sail up the Clyde river in Scotland this weekend for a period of local ...

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France receives second Bâtiment multi-mission ship

B2M Bougainville. Photo: French Navy

The French Navy has taken delivery of the second Kership-built Bâtiment multi-mission ship named Bougainville. The ...

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Royal Navy flagship deploys to lead task force against ISIS

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean has sailed from Plymouth on a 6.5-month deployment during which it will serve as ...

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MPRA airdrops supplies to HNLMS Tromp in Gulf of Aden

German MPRA approaches HNLMS Tromp and prepares for the airdrop. Photo: EUNAVFOR

A German maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) airdropped supplies to the Dutch Navy frigate HLNMS ...

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New FREMM frigate for French Navy launched in Lorient

FREMM Bretagne during the float out. Photo: DCNS

French shipbuilder DCNS has launched Bretagne, the French Navy’s fifth FREMM multi purpose frigate. ...

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Egypt receives second helicopter-carrier from France

Photo: DCNS

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received the second and last Mistral-class helicopter carrier it acquired from ...

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