ASW drill Guardian Sea starting in Thailand

US and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) ships and submarines are teaming up for a five-day anti-submarine and maritime domain ...

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UK officially launches Submarine Delivery Agency

The UK defense ministry officially launched the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) on April 23. SDA will lead on the ...

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US Navy establishes LCS surface warfare division

The US Navy has formally established Commander, Surface Division ELEVEN (COMSURFACEDIV 11), a littoral combat ship ...

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Australia's ASC cuts jobs as AWD work winds down

Australian shipbuilder Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) is likely to lay off more than 200 workers as work on ...

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Singapore, Indonesia hold joint naval drill Eagle Indopura

The navies of Republic of Singapore and Indonesia are taking part in the joint naval exercise Eagle Indopura which ...

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Israel names four new German-built Sa’ar 6 corvettes

Israeli Navy Commander in Chief has announced the names of the four Sa’ar 6 vessels currently under construction in ...

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New Royal Navy tanker joins maiden warfare drill

The first in a new class of Royal Navy tankers – the RFA Tidespring – arrived at the Royal Navy’s ...

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USS Bremerton bids farewell to Pearl Harbor

US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) departed her homeport at Joint Base Pearl ...

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Australia launches "Defence Industrial Capability Plan"

The Australian government on April 23 released its Defence Industrial Capability Plan which is aimed at developing ...

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US Coast Guard commissions 27th fast response cutter

The US Coast Guard commissioned USCGC Richard Snyder, its 27th fast response cutter (FRC), in a ceremony inAtlantic ...

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US approves sale of MH-60R helicopters to Mexico

The US State Department has approved the sale of eight Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission helicopters to Mexico ...

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RAN ships "challenged" by Chinese in South China Sea

A task group of three Royal Australian Navy ships was reportedly involved in what was termed as a “robust ...

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Peruvian Navy's B.A.P. Pisco starts sea trials

B.A.P. Pisco, the lead ship of the Peruvian Navy’s landing platform dock ships, has started sea trials, the ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Albion set for Indonesia visit

Royal Navy landing platform dock HMS Albion is scheduled to arrive in Indonesia on April 22, for the ship’s ...

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Saab contracted for Australian OPV systems deliveries

Luerssen Australia, the shipbuilder in charge of delivering of 12 new offshore patrol vessels to the Royal ...

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Amphibious transport dock USS Portland entering service

The US Navy’s eleventh San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Portland (LPD 27) is entering service ...

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UK starts construction of maritime patrol aircraft hub

The UK defense secretary cut the first turf on April 19 for a new facility at RAF Lossiemouth which will house the ...

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Peru hosts US, Colombia for ASW drill SIFOREX

Naval units from the US and Colombia are taking part in the Peru-hosted Silent Forces Exercise (SIFOREX) 2018 which ...

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UK's multinational drill Joint Warrior starts next week

The UK-hosted multinational, tri-service exercise Joint Warrior is starting next week with warships and personnel ...

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Austal finalizes deal for Timor Leste PPB pair

Australian shipbuilder Austal has finalized the contract for two Guardian-class Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB) to be ...

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US Navy forward-deploys USS Milius to Yokosuka

The US Navy announced that its ballistic missile defense (BMD)-capable guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69 ...

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Italian Navy decommissions Soldati-class ITS Bersagliere

The Italian Navy decommissioned its third Soldati-class patrol ship ITS Bersagliere in a ceremony at Italian naval ...

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USS Harry S. Truman arrives in Europe

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and ships from its carrier strike group entered the US 6th Fleet area ...

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US Navy mourns loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush

The US Navy is morning the loss of Barbara Bush, ship’s sponsor for the aircraft carrier USS George ...

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Helsinki hosts USS Porter

The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Helsinki, Finland, ...

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USS Michael Murphy returns from three-month CSG-1 deployment

US Navy destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned to Pearl Harbor on April 18, completing a three-month ...

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