Navies' transformation to mitigate A2AD threat

Future Amphibious Force

How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat.

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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Royal Thai Navy launches second Krabi-class OPV

Thailand’s Bangkok Dock has launched the Royal Thai Navy’s second Krabi-class offshore patrol vessel, ...

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OPV Market Survey Report

Offshore Patrol Vessels

Ahead of OPV International taking place on 24th-26th September in Cádiz, Spain and with the official support of the ...

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Sri Lanka receives gifted Chinese frigate

The Sri Lanka Navy officially received a former Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy frigate in a handover ...

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Keel laid for Australia's first Arafura-class OPV

The Royal Australian Navy’s Arafura-class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) program reached a new milestone on ...

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2019 Requirements Map: Warships & OPVs in Latin America

The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising ...

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France officially starts construction of first Argentine OPV

While the first block of a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Argentine Navy was already assembled in ...

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ASC readies keel for first Australian Navy Arafura-class OPV

The keel for the lead ship in the new class of Royal Australian Navy Arafura-class offshore patrol vessel has ...

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Fincantieri begins construction of first Qatari Navy OPV

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri officially started construction of the first of two Qatari Navy offshore patrol ...

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Malta signs deal for second offshore patrol vessel

The Armed Forces of Malta have signed a €35 million contract for the construction of a second purpose-built ...

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Construction begins on new Australian Arafura-class OPVs

A new class of Royal Australian Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV) officially started construction in a ceremony in ...

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First steel cut for Australian OPVs

Construction works on the Royal Australian Navy’s new generation of offshore patrol vessels officially kicked ...

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Austal to build six 80-meter OPVs for the Philippine Navy

Australian shipbuilder Austal will be delivering six offshore patrol vessels for the Philippine Navy, the company ...

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RAN SEA1180 OPVs to feature Terma's Scanter 6002 radars

Saab Australia has awarded Danish defense technology company Terma a contract for the delivery of its Scanter 6002 ...

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Luerssen contracts Taylor Bros Marine for RAN OPV work

Luerssen Australia – the company in charge of delivering a new fleet of offshore patrol vessels (OPV) to the ...

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Luerssen, Austal negotiations on OPV build fall through

Australian shipbuilder Austal will not be taking part in the construction of 12 offshore patrol vessels for the ...

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Saab contracted for Australian OPV systems deliveries

Luerssen Australia, the shipbuilder in charge of delivering of 12 new offshore patrol vessels to the Royal ...

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Australian OPVs to feature L3 systems

Luerssen Australia has granted a contract to L3 Technologies for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) SEA 1180 ...

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Irish Navy's fourth offshore patrol vessel enters water

The Irish Navy’s fourth Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), future LÉ George Bernard Shaw, was ...

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Third River-class OPV officially named

Trent, the third of five River-class offshore patrol vessels (OPV) being built for the Royal Navy, has been named. ...

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