Australia acquires land for naval shipbuilding projects

The Australian federal government announced it is acquiring additional land property to increase the size of the ...

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Austal sets up design office in Adelaide

Western Australian shipbuilder Austal is establishing a new design and project management office in Adelaide, South ...

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Work begins on Royal Navy's fifth River-class OPV

Works on the Royal Navy’s fifth follow-on River-class offshore patrol vessel began with a steel cutting ...

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Damen submits tender for 12 Australian OPVs

Damen Shipyards Group has submitted a tender for the SEA 1180 Phase 1 Project to deliver twelve Offshore Patrol ...

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ASC, Forgacs join forces for Australian OPV construction

Australian shipbuilders ASC Shipbuilding and Forgacs Marine and Defence have teamed up to jointly bid for the ...

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Royal Navy officially names HMS Forth

The UK Royal Navy today formally named HMS Forth, the first of its five new Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol ...

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Irish Navy lays keel for fourth Samuel Beckett-class OPV

The keel for the Irish Navy’s fourth Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel was laid in Babcock’s ...

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Kelvin to provide radars for two more River-class OPVs

British company Kelvin Hughes will be supplying its SharpEye radar systems for the two follow-on Batch 2 ...

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Second Thai Navy OPV to feature Servowatch IPMS

Thailand’s Bangkok Dock selected British Servowatch to deliver their integrated platform management system ...

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Malta contracts Fincantieri for OPV upgrades

The Armed Forces of Malta awarded the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri a contract for upgrade works on their ...

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Finland issues battle systems tender for Squadron 2020 OPVs

The Finnish Defence Forces announced it is issuing a tender for a battle system that is to be supplied for its ...

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ASC shipyard upgraded for Future Frigate and OPV build

Australian Submarine Corporation’s Osborne shipyard will be upgraded to better serve the needs of the ...

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Colombian Navy launches third OPV ARC Santander

Colombian state-owned shipbuilder Cotecmar launched the third offshore patrol vessel for the Colombian Navy, during ...

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Indian Coast Guard Samarth-class OPV launched in Goa

Indian shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has launched the sixth and final Indian Coast Guard offshore patrol ...

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Australia issues request for tender for new OPVs

The Australian department of defense announced that it has released a request for tender to three shortlisted ...

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Jamaica orders two new offshore patrol vessels

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen a contract for two new Stan Patrol 4207 ...

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Austal CEO: We don’t do what everybody else does

With an order book of over $3 billion, Austal is the only Australian company to make it into the top 100 defence ...

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Irish Navy commissions third OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats

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

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Finnish Navy signs LOI for Squadron 2020 ice-going OPVs

Following a request for information (RFI) for its Squadron 2020 project to construct four ice-going offshore patrol ...

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Malta to receive new offshore patrol vessel

A funding from the European Union will allow Malta to acquire a new €34 million offshore patrol vessel. ...

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Irish OPV to Join Migrant Rescue Mission

Ireland will send its Offshore Patrol Vessel L.É. SAMUEL BECKETT to lend a helping hand to the Mediterranean Sea ...

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