US Navy contracts Qinetiq for armored vehicle research

The US Office of Naval Research has contracted UK-based defense technology company QinetiQ to develop two separate ...

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Assault ship HMS Albion arrives in Oman for Saif Sareea

Royal Navy amphibious assault ship HMS Albion has arrived in Oman ahead of the start of an exercise that will see ...

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Second Royal Navy aircraft carrier gets navigation bridge

The Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier – the future HMS Prince of Wales – ...

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Royal Navy's new tanker RFA Tidesurge begins trials

At the beginning of October, the third of Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s new tankers headed to sea to begin military ...

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F-35Bs ace night-time landings on HMS Queen Elizabeth trials

F-35 Lightning jets achieved another milestone during flight trials on board the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS ...

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Navantia bags Spain-based DDG 51 upkeep contract extension

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia announced it has received a contract extension for the maintenance of four US Navy ...

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International SMARTEX exercise wraps up in the Med

Ships and personnel from the US, Spain, Germany and France concluded the four-day Smart Defense Exercise (SMARTEX) ...

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Video: Russian SU-27 buzzes Ukrainian artillery boats

The Ukranian Navy has shared video footage of a Russian Su-27 fighter aircraft buzzing Ukrainian Gurza-M artillery ...

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Finland, Estonia kick off joint naval drill Baltic Shield

The navies of Finland and Estonia have started the joint Baltic Shield 2018 exercise in the Archipelago Sea and ...

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UK MoD names new Type 26 frigate

UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson on September 30 announced the name of another Type 26 frigate and revealed ...

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Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond deploys to the Med

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond got underway from Portsmouth on September 29 for maritime security operations in ...

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German Navy corvette returning from Lebanon mission

The lead ship of the German Navy’s K130 corvettes, the FGS Braunschweig, is returning from a five-month ...

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F-35Bs land on HMS Queen Elizabeth for first time ever

The UK has once again joined the club of aircraft carrier operating nations as first F-35Bs landed on the flight ...

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US Coast Guard transfers two Island-class cutters to Ukraine

The US Coast Guard transferred two of its decommissioned Island-class cutters to Ukraine in a ceremony at the Coast ...

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French frigate seizes 7 tons of hashish in Indian Ocean

French Navy frigate FS Floreal has seized over 7 tons of hashish from two dhows in the Indian Ocean on September 23 ...

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Royal Navy starts works on new reservists center in Wales

Works on a new £11 million Royal Navy site which will become a center for Maritime Reservists in Wales are ...

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UK's submarine-based nuclear deterrent may be put at risk

The UK’s ability to provide the continuous submarine-based nuclear deterrent will be put at risk if a number ...

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Sea Guardian special ops unit achieves FOC

NATO’s operation Sea Guardian Special Operations Command Control Element (SOCCE) achieved full operational ...

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Polish sailors make use of Royal Navy training facilities

Polish Navy sailors assigned to frigate ORP Generał Kazimierz Pułaski recently used facilities at the Royal Navy ...

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L3 buys unmanned vessel specialist ASV Global

US defense contractor L3 Technologies announced it has acquired unmanned surface vessel (USV) and autonomous vessel ...

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Hellennic Navy-hosted exercise NAIAS 2018 concludes in Aegea

The biennial multinational naval exercise NAIAS 2018 came to a close on September 21, after a week of maneuvers in ...

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Ukraine establishing naval base in contested Sea of Azov

Ukraine has sent two navy ships through the Kerch Strait as part of its intent to establish a new base in the Sea ...

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Naval Group to pitch its OPV90 for Azerbaijani Navy at ADEX

French shipbuilder Naval Group announced it will showcase its Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) 90 at ADEX 2018 ...

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Royal Navy announces photographic competition winners

The Royal Navy has announced this year’s winners of the annual Peregrine Trophy Awards photographic ...

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Royal Navy buying Teledyne-built SEAL delivery vehicles

The US State Department has approved the sale of three SEAL Delivery Vehicles (SDV) MK 11 Shallow Water Combat ...

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