F-35Bs flying from HMS Queen Elizabeth drop first bombs

F-35 Lightning fighter jets have dropped first test bombs during flight trials on board the Royal Navy aircraft ...

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Croatian Navy tests RBS-15 in SINKEX

The Croatian Navy performed a test firing of its RBS-15B anti-ship missile, sinking a target vessel in a maneuver ...

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Turkish mine warfare drill Nusret 2018 gets underway

The Turkey-hosted international mine warfare exercise Nusret 2018 got underway in the Gulf of Izmir on October 16. ...

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Qinetiq picks Saab's TactiCall for Naval Research Facility

UK defense technology company Qinetiq has ordered Saab’s integrated communication system, TactiCall, for use at ...

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BAE Systems launches fourth River-class OPV Tamar

BAE Systems has launched HMS Tamar – the fourth of five Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels – ...

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Thai Navy contracts BMT for work on new midget submarine

The Royal Thai Navy has contracted engineering and risk management consultancy company BMT a contract to support ...

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Kongsberg lands Singapore simulator contract

Kongsberg Digital announced it has received a SGD21.2 million contract to deliver tactical boat handling and firing ...

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Thales launches new ALTESSE-H electronic warfare solution

French defense technology major Thales will be launching a new ALTESSE-H communications electronic warfare solution ...

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Iwo Jima ESG ships enter European waters ahead of TJ18

Ships assigned to the US Navy’s Iwo Jima expeditionary strike group (IWOESG) have entered the US 6th Fleet ...

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Brazil shortlists bidders for Tamandare corvette project

The Brazilian Navy has shortlisted four teams to advance to the next phase of the tendering process for the ...

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Royal Navy starts F-35B rolling vertical landing trials

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was at the center of an important milestone for the F-35 program as ...

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Thales UK opens new autonomous vessels center in Plymouth

Thales UK opened a new maritime autonomy trials and training center in Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth, in a ceremony ...

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Nammo showcases supercavitating 'Swimmer' ammunition

The Norwegian/Finnish aerospace and defense group Nammo has released video footage of its 30 mm Swimmer (APFSDS-T ...

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Osprey, Sea Dragon land on HMS Queen Elizabeth

After welcoming her first F-35B fighter jets on the flight deck as part of first-of-class flight trials, the Royal ...

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Finland hosting over 40 vessels for exercise Northern Coasts

Finland will be hosting a total of 4,000 personnel and over 40 vessels for this year’s edition of the Baltic ...

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USS Harry S Truman joining NATO's Trident Juncture

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) will be joining the largest NATO exercise which is set to ...

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Turkish-hosted Mavi Balina wraps up

The Turkish Navy-hosted exercise Mavi Balina concluded on October 9, after a week of evolutions in the Eastern ...

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Libyan Navy, Coast Guard start new training phase in Italy

Libyan Navy and Coast Guard personnel started a new phase of training, dubbed “Package 2”, with the ...

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JFD unveils new Stealth CDLSE MCM rebreather

Underwater systems developer JFD has launched a new life support equipment rebreather dubbed the Stealth CDLSE Mk2 ...

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Three navies kick off exercise Mare Aperto 2018

The second multilateral maritime exercise Mare Aperto in 2018 has begun in the Mediterranean Sea, with the ...

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ECA teams up with MAURIC to offer drone motherships

French autonomous systems specialist ECA Group joined forces with maritime solution provider MAURIC to design a ...

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Fincantieri, Leonardo agree Orizzonte Sistemi Navali revamp

Italian defense contractors Fincantieri and Leonardo have agreed basic guided guidelines under which their ...

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Royal Navy to base all Type 26 frigates in Devonport

The eight Type 26 frigates being built for the Royal Navy will be homeported in Devonport, UK defense secretary ...

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Type 23 frigate HMS Kent rejoins fleet after 18-month refit

Royal Navy frigate HMS Kent formally rejoined the fleet in a ceremony on October 5, after undergoing an 18-month ...

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USS Harry S. Truman visits Portsmouth

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman arrived into Portsmouth on October 6 for a port visit while on a ...

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UK awards £1b in fleet auxiliary ship upkeep contracts

The UK defense ministry announced it has awarded over £1 billion worth of contracts for the maintenance of Royal ...

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