UK restarts Type 31 frigate program competition

After halting a competition for the construction of five Type 31 frigates late July, the UK defense ministry has ...

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Final Royal Navy Tide-class tanker arrives home

The final of four Royal Navy Tide-class tankers – RFA Tideforce – has arrived in Cornwall, UK, where it ...

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HMCS Montreal starts dry docking maintenance, upgrades

Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montreal arrived at Halifax Shipyard August 13 for a 53-week docking work period ...

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Keel laid for 12th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony for the US Navy’s 23rd Littoral Combat Ship ...

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Fincantieri acquires automation specialist Vitrociset

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is boosting its logistic support capabilities with the acquisition of automation, ...

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HHI lays keel for New Zealand Navy tanker 'Aotearoa'

Hyundai Heavy Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s future tanker HMZS ...

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Canadian Coast Guard acquires three icebreakers

The Canadian government has awarded Chantier Davie, of Lévis, Quebec, a CA$610 million contract to deliver three ...

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Austal lays keel for future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11)

Shipbuilder Austal has authenticated the keel for the US Navy’s eleventh Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast ...

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Faulty welding could impact Columbia-class schedule

While the first of the US Navy’s next-generation ballistic missile submarines is still scheduled to start ...

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First Guardian-class PPB-R starts sea trials

Australian shipbuilder Austal announced it has started sea trials for the first Guardian-class Pacific Patrol Boat ...

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German Naval Yards, TKMS join forces on MKS180 warship bid

German Naval Yards and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) – two Kiel-based shipbuilders – are joining ...

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GTI to deliver hydrophone sonar spares for RCN subs

The Canadian government has contracted GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc. to deliver replacement parts for hydrophone ...

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Damen to deliver steering gear for Chilean Navy icebreaker

Chile’s ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard has awarded Damen Marine Components a contract to supply steering gear, ...

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BAE Systems, Cammell Laird launch Leander frigate website

The Leander frigate design was offered for the Royal Navy's Type 31 frigates

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Raytheon opens new radar facility

US defense contractor Raytheon announced the opening of a new $72 million facility on its Andover, Mass.-based ...

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HII gets long-lead contract for first Flight II LPD

The US Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million advance ...

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Royal Navy eyeing savings with new failure forecasting tool

Engineers could be able to view the status and predicted health of ships' systems.

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Japan launches lead Maya-class destroyer

The Japan Marine United Corporation has launched the first of two new improved Atago destroyers for the Japan ...

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HII begins fabrication of 13th San Antonio-class LPD

Huntington Ingalls Industries has officially started fabrication of the 13th San Antonio-class ship, the future USS ...

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Spanish Navy commissions fifth BAM ship 'Audaz'

The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship in a ceremony in San Fernando on July ...

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Trinidad and Tobago to buy two Cape-class patrol boats

Australian shipbuilder Austal announced that the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago government intends to purchase two ...

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US Navy orders additional 40 PB(X) patrol boats

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has ordered an additional 40 patrol boats from Louisiana-based boat-builder Metal ...

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RAN receives second air warfare destroyer 'Brisbane'

The Australian defense procurement office has accepted delivery of the Royal Australian Navy’s second ...

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Further delays for Spanish Navy's S-80 submarines

The Spanish Navy’s new air-independent propulsion (AIP) S-80 submarines are facing another delay, according ...

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