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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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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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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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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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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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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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BAE Systems bags USD 188M deal for US Navy's AEGIS system

BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year USD 188.2 million contract to provide the US Navy’s AEGIS Technical ...

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Germany accepts delivery of second F125 frigate

Germany’s defense procurement agency BAAINBw has taken delivery of Nordrhein-Westfalen, the second F125 ...

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HII christens USCG's newest national security cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has christened the US Coast Guard’s new ...

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US Navy takes delivery of amphibious assault ship Tripoli

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA ...

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Italy, France give full support to Naviris JV

France and Italy have signed an intergovernmental agreement reaffirming their support to Naviris, a joint venture ...

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Fincantieri launches Qatari's first Doha-class corvette

The technical launch of Al Zubarah, the first of four Doha-class corvettes ordered by the Qatari Ministry of ...

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Dutch DMO, Damen Schelde ink MOU on naval ship design tools

Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) have signed a memorandum of ...

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US Navy completes pier project at Bahrain base

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held on February 20 marked the completion of a new USD 49.6 million steel and concrete ...

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Japan assumes command of Combined Task Force 151

For the fourth time since 2013, Japan has taken command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 at a short ceremony at ...

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