Navies' transformation to mitigate A2AD threat

Future Amphibious Force

How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat.

Babcock weapon handling systems for Aussie submarines

UK defense contractor Babcock has won a contract to design and build the weapons handling system for ...

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Australian Poseidon concludes first Middle East mission

The Royal Australian Air Force’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has completed its first deployment to ...

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Japan, US Navy conclude major bilateral drill ANNUALEX

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and US Navy assets from Commander, Task Force (CTF) 72, completed ...

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Philippines' first Jose Rizal frigate starts trials

BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the first of two multi-mission frigates built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy ...

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US Navy AAG passes "most demanding test to date"

The US Navy’s new-design aircraft recovery system, Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG), has completed its most demanding ...

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Senegal orders three offshore patrol vessels

The Ministry of Armed Forces of Senegal has awarded French shipbuilder Piriou a contract for the construction of ...

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USS Cincinnati arrives at new homeport for first time

US Navy’s Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) arrived at its new homeport in ...

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Russia returns seized naval vessels to Ukraine

Russia has begun the process of returning three seized Ukrainian Navy boats, after a year-long detention. The ...

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USS Abraham Lincoln enters Persian Gulf

A task group of ships assembled around US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln entered the Persian Gulf on ...

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Steel cut for first Saudi Navy MMSC combat ship

US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine has started construction of the Royal Saudi Navy’s first ...

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USS Wasp completes homeport shift from Japan

The US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at its new homeport of Naval ...

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Navies test submarine search and rescue skills off Australia

The six-nation submarine search and rescue exercise Pacific Reach 2019 has concluded off the coast of Western ...

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HMS Prince of Wales at HMNB Portsmouth for first time

HMS Prince of Wales, the Royal Navy’s second aircraft carrier, sailed into her homeport of Portsmouth for the ...

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US Navy names newest destroyer after late Senator Cochran

The US Navy has named its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of late Sen. Thad Cochran, a ...

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IMX gathers 30 ships in Middle East

The IMX 19 (International Maritime Exercise) that took place in the Middle East recently gathered 30 ships and over ...

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India, US start exercise Tiger Triumph

The bilateral Indian and US armed forces exercise Tiger Triumph kicked off in Visakhapatnam, India, with the ...

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HHI launches South Korea's third Daegu-class frigate

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched the third Daegu-class frigate for the Republic ...

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Five-nation mine countermeasure drill Dugong kicks off

Mine countermeasure and explosive ordnance disposal personnel from five countries met at an opening ceremony for ...

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Australian Navy's LADS completes final flight

The Royal Australian Navy’s laser airborne depth sounder flight (LADS) has completed its final sortie after 26 ...

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Solomon Islands receives Austal-built patrol boat RSIPV Gizo

Australian shipbuilder Austal has delivered the latest Guardian-class patrol boat, RSIPV Gizo, to Solomon Islands ...

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HII starts construction of 10th US Coast Guard NSC

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started fabrication of the US Coast Guard’s tenth ...

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Canberra-class LHDs achieve full operational capability

The Royal Australian Navy’s two Canberra-class landing helicopter docks (LHDs) and their associated landing ...

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US Navy tackles Truman's electrical issues

The US Navy has managed to complete repairs to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), which has been ...

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JMSDF, US Navy begin Annual Exercise 19

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the US Navy kicked off their bilateral maritime field exercise, ...

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Australian Navy's final AWD completes trials

The Royal Australian Navy’s third and final air warfare destroyer, future HMAS Sydney, has completed sea ...

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