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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IAI to deliver Barak-8 missile system for Sa'ar-6 corvettes

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has received a contract to deliver its Barak-8 missile system for ...

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NOAA discovers sunken WWII destroyer USS Abner Read

A team of researchers has found the wreck of US Navy destroyer USS Abner Read on the bottom of the Bering Sea off ...

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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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GD NASSCO gets $147.6m for USS Cowpens modernization

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) a $147.6 ...

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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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Military drill Reliant Mermaid 2018 comes to an end

Sailors aboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) concluded ...

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Italy's newest FREMM frigate joins Op Atalanta

After ceding command over the EU-led counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa to the Spanish Navy, ...

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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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HII bags USS John C. Stennis refueling deal

US shipbuilder Ingalls Industries (HII) has been awarded an advance planning contract for the refueling and complex ...

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India clears acquisition of 6 next generation OPVs

India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the procurement of six next generation offshore patrol ...

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Austal to build six 80-meter OPVs for the Philippine Navy

Australian shipbuilder Austal will be delivering six offshore patrol vessels for the Philippine Navy, the company ...

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First California-based US Coast Guard FRC arrives home

Base Los Angeles-Long Beach welcomed the US Coast Guard’s first California-based Sentinel-Class fast response ...

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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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Italian police seizes 20 tons of hashish from research ship

Italian authorities have found 20 tons of hashish after intercepting a Panama-flagged research ship, the ...

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CARAT 2018 kicks off in Indonesia

Naval forces from the US and Indonesia have commenced the 24th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) ...

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Mexico buying ESSM missiles for new Sigma corvette

Mexico is buying an 8-cell MK56 VLS launcher and Evolved Seasparrow Missiles (ESSM) for its new Sigma corvette, a ...

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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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Final farewell to former USS Doyle

Former Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New ...

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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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Ex-HMAS Darwin to be scuttled as dive wreck off Tasmania

The Royal Australian Navy’s decommissioned frigate ex-HMAS Darwin is to be scuttled in the waters off ...

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German Navy orders V-200 VTOL UAV from UMS Skeldar

The Swiss-Swedish company UMS Skeldar has been contracted to deliver a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) ...

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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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NY Naval Militia commissions new landing-craft style PB

The New York Naval Militia welcomed a new 35-foot long, landing-craft style boat-into its fleet of patrol boats on ...

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