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US Navy takes delivery of its 21st littoral combat ship

The US Navy has taken delivery of the future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) at ...

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Pakistan Navy commissions new offshore patrol vessel

Pakistan Navy

The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2,300-ton corvette PNS Yarmook (F-271) in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, ...

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Institute in Brazil wants to prevent warship's destruction

Despite obstructions, an institute in Brazil is fighting to preserve the decommissioned Brazilian Navy’s ...

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Mexican Navy welcomes new POLA-class vessel

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the long-range ocean patrol (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance – POLA) ...

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First UK night flights land in HMS Queen Elizabeth

Four F-35 Lightning jets have completed night landings in HMS Queen Elizabeth flying over UK waters on operational ...

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Future USS St. Louis delivered to US Navy

The US Navy took delivery of the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette ...

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US Ford aircraft carrier completes compatibility testing

USS Gerald R. Ford

The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed aircraft compatibility testing (ACT) on ...

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USS Fitzgerald returns to sea

The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is underway to conduct comprehensive at-sea ...

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Mexican Navy receives two new dredgers


The Mexican Navy’s two new dredgers have been flagged and entered into service, Dutch shipbuilder Damen said. ...

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Dutch amphibious transport ship to undergo midlife upgrade

Johan de Witt

The Royal Netherlands Navy’s amphibious transport ship Johan de Witt will receive a midlife upgrade (MLU) as ...

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France to decide where to dismantle Foch carrier

France will have to choose the dismantling location for its former Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier Foch (R-99), ...

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UK: Jets fly from British carrier for 1st time in a decade

F-35B Lightning jets have flown from the decks of Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth in UK waters, the first ...

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Cameroon Navy to buy two patrol boats from the US

The Cameroonian Navy plans to purchase two 110-foot American patrol boats in 2020, the US Embassy in Cameroon said. ...

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GNYK files complaint against MKS 180 decision

Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards (GNYK) has challenged the decision of Germany’s Federal Ministry of ...

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Fincantieri launches tenth Italian FREMM frigate

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has launched Emilio Bianchi (F589), the tenth and last FREMM frigate to be ...

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French frigate seizes 3,000 kg of hashish in Gulf of Oman

On January 18, less than two weeks after its first drug bust of 2020, French frigate Courbet (F 712) made the ...

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MAN engines to power Royal Thai Navy's new patrol vessels

MAN Energy Solutions

The Royal Thai Navy has selected Germany’s MAN Energy Solutions to supply the main propulsion engines for the ...

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Indonesia's 1st locally built submarine aces diving trials


The Indonesian Navy’s third Nagapasa-class submarine KRI Alugoro (405) has completed the nominal diving depth ...

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CDDL: Bangladesh Navy orders six offshore patrol vessels

Bangladesh Navy

Chittagong Dry Dock Limited (CDDL) has received a contract to build six new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the ...

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Russian Navy's Gremyaschiy corvette completes sea trials

The Russian Navy’s Project 20385 Gremyashchiy corvette has completed sea trials in the Barents Sea. “In ...

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France orders eight diving support fast boats for navy

French Navy

France’s Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has ordered eight diving support fast boats for the French Navy.  ...

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US Navy unveils name of newest Ford-class aircraft carrier

US Navy

The US Navy has unveiled the name of its newest Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. Acting Secretary of the US ...

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German Naval Yards to challenge Germany's MKS 180 decision

Kiel-based shipyard German Naval Yards (GNYK) revealed it would take legal action against the procurement decision ...

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Keel laid for Royal Canadian Navy's new joint support ship


On January 16, 2020, Seaspan Shipyards hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) first of ...

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