HMS Tamar welcomes first crew ahead of 2020 delivery

Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel HMS Tamar has welcomed the first members of her ship’s company. Four Royal Navy ...

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Senegal orders three offshore patrol vessels

The Ministry of Armed Forces of Senegal has awarded French shipbuilder Piriou a contract for the construction of ...

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Russia returns seized naval vessels to Ukraine

Russia has begun the process of returning three seized Ukrainian Navy boats, after a year-long detention. The ...

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HMS Prince of Wales at HMNB Portsmouth for first time

HMS Prince of Wales, the Royal Navy’s second aircraft carrier, sailed into her homeport of Portsmouth for the ...

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IMX gathers 30 ships in Middle East

The IMX 19 (International Maritime Exercise) that took place in the Middle East recently gathered 30 ships and over ...

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Five-nation mine countermeasure drill Dugong kicks off

Mine countermeasure and explosive ordnance disposal personnel from five countries met at an opening ceremony for ...

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Royal Thai Navy orders Schiebel S-100 UAS

The Royal Thai Navy has awarded Austrian unmanned aerial system (UAS) manufacturer Schiebel a contract for the ...

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thyssenkrupp to invest €250m in Kiel shipyard

German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has announced that it would invest 250 ...

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French Navy receives first ATL2 MPAs upgraded to standard 6

ATL2 maritime patrol plane

The French naval air station Lann-Bihoué received the first two ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft upgraded to standard ...

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Russia's newest boomer launches its first Bulava SLBM

The Russian defense ministry has shared video footage of the navy’s newest ballistic missile submarine ...

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British WW2 sub HMS Urge found off Malta

HMS Urge

A 77-year-long mystery has been solved as scientists finally located and identified the wreck of Royal Navy’s ...

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Turkey to integrate rail gun on naval vessels

Turkey rail gun Sahi-209

Article by: Dorian Archus The Turkish defense industry is growing day by day. With the confidence of the success in ...

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UK takes delivery of first Poseidon maritime patrol plane

US defense and aerospace giant Boeing has delivered the first of nine Poseidon P-8A maritime patrol aircraft to the ...

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Germany starts construction of seventh K130 corvette

Construction works on the second ship of the second batch of German Navy K130 corvettes kicked off with a ...

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Sweden receives first upgraded CB90 HSM boat

Defense contractor Saab has delivered the first of 18 new and upgraded CB90 HSM boats to the Swedish defense ...

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Military police find 11 kilos of cocaine aboard Dutch LPD

The Netherlands Armed Forces gendarmerie (Koninklijke Marechaussee) has found 11 kilos of cocaine aboard the ...

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German Navy takes delivery of first NH90 Sea Lion helicopter

The German Navy has received its first NH90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter from Airus Helicopters, with two ...

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UK F-35B tests "beast mode" loadout

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is currently undergoing extensive F-35B flight trials with the aim ...

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Fincantieri contracted for FLOTLOG hull portion deliveries

French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) has subcontracted Italian counterpart Fincantieri for the ...

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France cuts steel for first FTI frigate

French shipbuilder Naval Group has hosted a steel-cutting ceremony for the French Navy’s first Fregate de ...

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UK, France conclude Joint Expeditionary Force drill

Armed forces personnel from the UK and France have concluded two weeks of training as part of the Griffin Strike ...

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Russian frigate Admiral Kasatonov begins state trials

The Russian Navy’s second Project 22350 frigate, Admiral Kasatonov, has begun state trials ahead of the ...

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