Surface Warships Global Market Report

Defence IQ have released the annual Surface Warships Global Market Report

UK signs maintenance deal for 2,200 military boats

The UK defense ministry has authorized a new £177 million (approx. $218.4m) deal for the maintenance of some 2,200 ...

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USS Olympia concludes final deployment ahead of retirement

The 35-year-old boat will now head to Bremerton, Washington, for inactivation.

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Canada buying ship-to-shore connectors for JSS ships

The Royal Canadian Navy is buying ship-to-shore connector systems to enhance its capabilities in supporting ...

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US Navy turns to drones to battle corrosion

The US Navy is looking to employ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as another tool in its inventory for the management ...

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US Navy's 14th EPF to be named Cody

The newest US Navy expeditionary fast transport (EPF) ship will be named Cody, the US Navy Secretary of the Navy ...

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UK readies berth for arrival of second aircraft carrier

The Royal Navy base HMNB Portsmouth will soon be ready to welcome the second of two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft ...

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USS Wasp leaves Japan-based 7th Fleet

USS America (LHA 6), another F-35B-capable unit, will take USS Wasp's place.

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German OPVs getting BAE's 57mm naval guns

German offshore patrol vessels that will be used to patrol the country’s North Sea and Baltic coastlines are ...

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Pakistan Navy's second OPV launched in Romania

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has launched the second of two Pakistan Navy offshore patrol vessels at its shipyard in ...

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USS Harry S. Truman hit by electrical malfunctions

The issues could potentially threaten the carrier's scheduled deployment cycle.

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Three French FLF frigates getting mid-life upgrades

The French defense ministry has pinpointed three Marine Nationale La Fayette-class frigates (FLF) that will be ...

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Virginia-class submarine Delaware completes builder's trials

The US Navy’s eighteenth Virginia-class submarine, Delaware (SSN 791), has returned to Newport News after ...

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Australian's second Supply-class tanker launched in Spain

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has launched the second of two Royal Australian Navy auxiliary oiler replenishment ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth departs for trials with UK F-35B jets

The trials, known as Westlant, will take place off the US East Coast.

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Singapore decommissions three Fearless-class patrol vessels

They are being replaced by larger and more modern littoral mission vessels.

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Future USNS Puerto Rico aces acceptance trials

The US Navy’s eleventh expeditionary fast transport vessel has completed both builder’s and acceptance ...

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US Navy orders another two Expeditionary Sea Base ships

The US defense department has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $1.6 billion contract for the construction of the ...

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USCG Legend-class cutters enter service in Hawaii ceremony

The US Coast Guard welcomed its two newest national security cutters rare dual-commissioning ceremony at Base ...

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US Navy retires its testing LCAC

LCAC 66 was used in various mine sweeping, detection and lane breeching missions tests.

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Canadian frigate Montreal concludes year-long upgrade

The frigate was overhauled at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax shipyard.

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GDEB lays keel for 24th Virginia-class submarine

General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) held a keel-laying ceremony for future USS Iowa (SSN 797), the 24th unit in ...

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First Improved Kilo sub for Pacific Fleet starts trials

The boat was launched in March this year.

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Jordanian Naval Force receives RB-Ms from the US

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has accepted delivery of two response boat-mediums (RB-Ms) under a foreign military ...

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Indonesian KCR-60 fast-attack craft getting BAE's 57mm guns

A total of four locally-built Indonesian Navy KCR-60 fast-attack craft will be receiving BAE Systems’ Bofors 57 Mk3 ...

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