Surface Warships Global Market Report

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Former USCG Island-class cutters arrive in Ukraine

The cutters will enter Ukrainian Navy service as Sloviansk (P190) and Starobilsk (P191).

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USS Donald Cook goes above Arctic Circle to monitor Russia

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) recently concluded operations ...

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US leads International Maritime Exercise in Persian Gulf

The US Navy-led International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19) that will involve participants from over 50 nations ...

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US Navy P-3Cs return from final operational deployment

The Navy has now completed its transition to the P-8A Poseidon.

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Researchers find wreck of Japanese carrier IJN Kaga

The wreck of an Imperial Japanese Navy aircraft carrier that was part of a six-ship fleet involved in the Pearl ...

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Philippines, Japan, US conclude amphibious drill Kamandag

The US, Philippines and Japan concluded the bilateral military exercise Kamandag 3 in a ceremony in Manila, ...

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Dynamic Mariner Concludes off Spain

The 11-day NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner/Flotex-19 concluded on October 18 off the coast of Spain. The exercise ...

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New Zealand's first upgraded frigate shows off new mast

HMZS Te Kaha arrived in Canada for modernization in March 2018.

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HMNB Portsmouth now ready for HMS Prince of Wales

Royal Navy base Portsmouth is now ready to welcome the second of two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers after ...

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US Navy christening USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5)

The US Navy is set to hold a christening ceremony for the expeditionary sea base ship USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) on ...

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New Zealand Navy retires inshore patrol vessels

The two vessels were retired after only ten years of service.

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Finnish, German Navy hone EOD skills in Gulf of Finland

The navies of Finland and Germany kicked off a mine countermeasure exercise in the Gulf of Finland on October 16. ...

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US Navy names Arleigh Burke destroyer after Korean War hero

Future USS John E. Kilmer will be the 84th ship in its class.  

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Russia's seventh Improved Kilo submarine completes trials

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky first got underway in August this year.

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Finland's Boomeranger to build RHIBS for RAN OPVs

Finnish boat builder Boomeranger Boats has been contracted to supply sea boats for the Royal Australian ...

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US Navy's Miguel Keith (ESB 5) passes acceptance trials

The US Navy’s newest expeditionary sea base (ESB) ship, Miguel Keith (ESB 5), successfully completed Acceptance ...

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HHI to design F-35B-ready LPX-II ship for ROK Navy

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has received a contract to design the Republic of Korea Navy’s ...

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2018 hurricane dents US Coast Guard's OPC program

The US Coast Guard has been forced to adjust the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) detail design and construction ...

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Philippine Coast Guard's aluminium OPV passes first trials

The Philippine Coast Guard’s future offshore patrol vessel BRP Gabriela Silang has passed its first sea ...

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USS Porter visits Ukraine on Black Sea tour

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, for a ...

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Greece signs letter of intent for French Belharra frigates

The defense ministers of Greece and France have signed a letter of intent that will pave the way for further talks ...

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Poland launches second Kormoran II-class minehunter

The Polish Navy’s second Kormoran II-class minehunter was launched in a ceremony at Remontowa Shipbuilding on ...

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British F-35B jets land on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has welcomed first British F-35B jets on board during its ...

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Japan joins US, Philippines for maritime exercise Sama Sama

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has joined the US and Philippine Navy for Maritime Training Activity ...

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French, UK frigates seize drugs in Arabian Sea

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and French Cassard-class frigate FS Jean Bart made another drugs ...

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