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NATO frigates enter Black Sea

Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) units entered the Black Sea on March 23 for routine operations in the ...

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Destroyer Delbert D. Black passes acceptance trials

Last week, Huntington Ingalls Industries said that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the third and final ...

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Hospital ship USNS Mercy departs San Diego

The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Naval Station San Diego on March 23, and is now underway to Los ...

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German Naval Yards' battle over MKS 180 decision continues

Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards has submitted a review application to the Federal Public Procurement Chamber ...

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France takes command of CTF 150

Combined Maritime Forces

On March 19, 2020, Royal Australian Navy handed over command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) to a combined ...

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Australian minister laid keel for US Navy's new LCS

Last week, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Marise Payne, laid the keel for the US Navy’s new ...

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US Navy: Ike, Truman in dual carrier, joint air wing ops

aircraft carriers

The US Navy’s aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) began dual ...

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US Navy hospital ships brace for coronavirus response

US Navy

Two US Navy hospital ships will be part of the Defense Department’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the ...

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Combat systems installation completed on Indonesian frigate

Damen

Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the ...

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Two more US Navy Sailors infected with COVID-19

Another two US Navy Sailors have tested “presumptive positive” for coronavirus, the navy said. The ...

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HHI wins deal to build Korean Navy's newest frigate

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured a KRW 400 billion (about USD 325 million) deal ...

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Attack-class submarines: Contracts for MSB design awarded

Adelaide-based PMB Defence and Greek Sunlight have won contracts for the design of the main storage batteries (MSB) ...

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Sailor aboard US Navy ship tests positive for coronavirus

On March 13, a Sailor assigned to the US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) tested “presumptive ...

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US DOD: Low supply, old ships put sealift at risk

Recapitalization of the fleet is the top priority to boost the US sealift capability and reverse declines in the ...

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US SECNAV to commission Future Carrier 2030 Task Force

US Navy

Acting Secretary of the US Navy Thomas B. Modly is commissioning a Blue-Ribbon Future Carrier 2030 (FC-2030) Task ...

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UK: GBP 2.5M investment in autonomous submarine development

An initial GBP 1 million (USD 1.3 million) contract has been awarded to Plymouth-based company MSubs Ltd to build a ...

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Kongsberg bags contract for US Naval Strike Missiles

Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has signed a contract with US-based Raytheon Missile Systems for ...

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US Navy's LCS 23 christened in Wisconsin

The US Navy has christened its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Cooperstown (LCS ...

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US Navy inaugurates first-ever reserve Cyber Protection Team

Navy Reserve leaders formally inaugurated the US Navy’s first reserve Cyber Protection Team during a ceremony at ...

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Mitsubishi to build two MRRVs for Philippine Coast Guard

Philippine Coast Guard

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has concluded an ...

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US Navy commissions ESB USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams

The US Navy has commissioned its newest expeditionary sea base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during a ...

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Construction begins on Flight III Arleigh Burke-class unit

Construction of the US Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) ...

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TKMS: Contract signed for Brazilian Tamandaré corvettes

The Águas Azuis consortium and Emgepron, an independent Brazilian state company linked to the Ministry of Defense ...

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Thales gets GBP 33OM sonar deal for Dreadnought submarines

BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around ...

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