French Navy receives first ATL2 MPAs upgraded to standard 6

ATL2 maritime patrol plane

The French naval air station Lann-Bihoué received the first two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft upgraded to standard ...

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Kansas City (LCS 22) passes acceptance trials

The US Navy’s future Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) has concluded ...

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US Navy lays keel for first Navajo-class ship

The US Navy marked the official start of construction of the first unit in a new class of towing, salvage, and ...

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South Korea orders four additional PKX-B patrol boats

South Korea’s defense procurement agency DAPA has awarded Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) a ...

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Turkey to integrate rail gun on naval vessels

Turkey rail gun Sahi-209

Article by: Dorian Archus The Turkish defense industry is growing day by day. With the confidence of the success in ...

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UK takes delivery of first Poseidon maritime patrol plane

US defense and aerospace giant Boeing has delivered the first of nine Poseidon P-8A maritime patrol aircraft to the ...

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Second Ford-class carrier afloat

The US Navy’s second Ford-class aircraft carrier, future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), marked another ...

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Tripoli (LHA 7) passes acceptance trials

The US Navy’s newest America-class amphibious assault ship, future USS Tripoli (LHA 7), has completed ...

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GDBIW floats out 68th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) was floated out on October 27 at General ...

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US Navy funds dual-band decoy system demonstrations

The US Navy has awarded Raytheon and BAE Systems contracts to demonstrate their technologies for the development of ...

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USS Gerald R. Ford returns to sea after overhaul

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), dubbed the world’s most expensive ship with a price tag ...

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German Navy takes delivery of first NH90 Sea Lion helicopter

The German Navy has received its first NH90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter from Airus Helicopters, with two ...

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France cuts steel for first FTI frigate

French shipbuilder Naval Group has hosted a steel-cutting ceremony for the French Navy’s first Fregate de ...

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Canadian Navy AOPS landing craft complete trials

Nova Scotia-based ABCO Industries has completed sea trials for the Royal Canadian Navy’s 12-meter landing ...

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Bahrain cleared to buy, refurbish second OHP frigate

Ex USS Robert G. Bradley was retired in 2014 and is being transferred to Bahrain.

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US Navy receives final C-40 aircraft

The US Navy has taken delivery of the 17th and the final planned C-40 aircraft from Boeing. The Tactical Airlift ...

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Textron readies new ship-to-shore connector for navy trials

The first of the US Navy’s future ship-to-shore connector craft has completed builder’s trials and is ...

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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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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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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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Construction begins on Freedom-variant LCS Nantucket

Work on building the US Navy’s 27th littoral combat ship have kicked off with an official ceremony at ...

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Northrop demonstrates deep tow capabilities of AQS-24 sonar

Northrop Grumman announced it has operated the AQS-24 minehunting sonar at depths greater than 400 feet during ...

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Navantia lays keel for first Saudi Navy Avante corvette

A keel-laying ceremony held in Cadiz, Spain, has marked the start of assembly works on the Royal Saudi Navy’s ...

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