Fire at Vladivostok submarine base a "drill", navy says

Video footage of smoke billowing near two submarines at the Russian submarine base in Vladivostok on Sunday, but ...

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Sweden buys back previously sold Gotland submarine base

Swedish Armed Forces have bought back a submarine base in Fårösund, Gotland, after it had been sold in the 2000s as ...

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Royal Navy trains for carrier strike group operation

The Royal Navy hosted a “multi-national fleet synthetic training group command exercise” recently ...

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Russia focusing on "mini-submarine" exports in 2018

Russia’s defense industry agency Rosoboronexport will work with the country’s largest shipbuilding ...

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Turkish patrol boat, Greek gunboat collide off Imia islet

A Turkish patrol boat bumped into a Hellenic Navy gunboat while maneuvering near the disputed Imia islet in the ...

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Canadian frigate HMCS St. John’s deploys to NATO SNMG1

Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John’s departed Naval Station Halifax on January 16 to ...

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Belgium takes the helm of SNMCMG1

The Belgian Navy is now in charge of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) after taking over ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth preparing for helicopter trials

The recently-commissioned Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has kicked off preparations for her ...

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Rolls-Royce merges operations, sets up single defense unit

Rolls-Royce announced it is reducing its current five operating businesses to three core units based around civil ...

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Philippines Coast Guard orders 4 FPBs, OPV from French OCEA

The Philippines Coast Guard has contracted French shipbuilder OCEA for the delivery of four 24-meter patrol boats ...

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Singapore starts construction of two Type 218SG submarines

The Republic of Singapore has started construction of additional two Type 218SG, air-independent propulsion (AIP) ...

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Norway hands over command of SNMG1 to Denmark

Change of command ceremony in Bergenhus Fortress

Norwegian Navy Commodore Petter Kammerhuber handed over command of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) to ...

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Watch the Royal Navy's HMS Audacious complete first dive

 The Royal Navy’s fourth Astute-class submarine, Audacious, completed her first ever dive last week, ...

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US Navy Admiral visits HMS Queen Elizabeth

US Navy Rear Admiral Patrick Piercey, US Pacific Command operations director, recently paid a visit to the Royal ...

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Russia starts serial production of gas turbine engines

Russian gas turbine manufacturer NPO-Saturn is starting serial production of marine gas turbines for use in Russian ...

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Royal Navy marks centenary of Orkney destroyer sinking

A commemorative service to mark the centenary of the sinking of Royal Navy destroyers HMS Opal and HMS Narborough. ...

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Cyprus Navy commissions its first ever OPV

The Cyprus Naval Command commissioned its first ever offshore patrol vessel – Commodore Andreas Ioannides ...

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USS Carney leaves Black Sea after ASW drill

US Navy destroyer USS Carney exited the Black Sea on January 13 after making a port call in Ukraine and taking part ...

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Brazil's S40 'Riachuelo' starts move to assembly site

First three sections of the Brazilian Navy’s lead Scorpene submarine, the S40 ‘Riachuelo’, were ...

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HMS Cattistock deploys to Baltic with NATO SNMCMG1

Royal Navy Hunt-class minehunter HMS Cattistock got underway from naval base Portsmouth on Thursday to join the ...

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Leonardo chosen to lead European OCEAN2020 project

Italian defense company Leonardo was selected to lead the first European Defence Found’s initiative project which ...

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Naval Group, Airbus to work on French Navy helicopter drone

The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded the Naval Group and Airbus ...

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Royal Marine engineers test amphibious support skills

A squadron of Royal Marines engineers took to the shores of western Scotland recently for an exercise that tested ...

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FGS 'Hessen' deploying to US for drills with Harry S. Truman

German Navy’s F124 air-defense frigate FGS Hessen will be joining a US Navy aircraft carrier strike group off ...

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Nigeria's Homeland receives fourth Damen 3307 patrol vessel

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the fourth 3307 patrol vessel – Guardian 4 – to Nigerian Homeland ...

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