Austal gets $261m for work on US Navy EPF ships 13 and 14

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Australia-based shipbuilder Austal a $261.7 million contract for ...

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Thales establishing UK office for work on Type 31 frigates

France-based defense contractor Thales is opening a UK office for work on the Royal Navy’s future Type 31 ...

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HII lays keel for US Navy's 23rd Virginia-class submarine

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding held a keel authentication ceremony for the US ...

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Australia fast-tracks Romeo upgrade for third AWD

The Royal Australian Navy’s third Hobart-class air warfare destroyer Sydney is set to enter operations a year ...

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Damen to develop prototype survey boat for Dutch Navy

The Netherlands’ Defense Material Organization (DMO) procurement agency has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen ...

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US Navy, Marine Corps wrap up Pacific Blitz 2019

US Navy and Marine Corps units are wrapping up two weeks of joint drills as part of exercise Pacific Blitz 2019 in ...

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US Coast Guard commissions 31st, receives 33rd FRC

The US Coast Guard commissioned its 31st fast response cutter in a March 22 ceremony in San Pedro, California. ...

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Australia awards contract for Garden Island upgrades

The Australian government has awarded a contract for the second stage of upgrades at the Royal Australian ...

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Royal Navy frigate joining NATO's SNMG1

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Westminster got underway from Portsmouth to join the Standing NATO Maritime ...

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PACIFIC 2019

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2019…

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Decision on Germany's 10,000-ton MKS180 facing delays again

MKS180

The decision on the preferred contractor for the construction of the German Navy’s new MKS 180 surface ...

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Safran lands RAN IR search and track systems upkeep deal

The Australian government has awarded Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia (SEDA) a contract for in-service ...

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US 7th Fleet ships prepare for blue-water combat

US Navy ships from the Japan-based US 7th Fleet took part in what the navy termed the most advanced tactical ...

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Fourth Royal Navy OPV named in Glasgow ceremony

The Royal Navy held an official naming ceremony for HMS Tamar, the fourth of overall five new Batch 2 River-class ...

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NATO maritime groups visit Plymouth

Ship from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG) 1 and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasure Group One (SNMCMG) 1 ...

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Eight navies gathering for Baltic minehunting exercise

Mine countermeasures ships from eight NATO and ally navies are set to gather in the Baltic Sea at the end of May ...

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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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US Navy orders additional 78 Super Hornets

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Boeing a $4 billion contract for the procurement of 78 Super Hornet ...

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Italy starts construction of first fully-configured PPA ship

Construction on the fourth Italian Navy Multipurpose Patrol Ship (PPA) kicked off with a steel-cutting ceremony at ...

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UK-French FC/ASW program passes "key review"

A joint French and British program to develop a new generation of anti-ship missiles has passed the “key ...

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HMS Montrose heads to Bahrain after operations in Japan

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose bid farewell to Japan after a two-week stay which included exercises and a port ...

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GDEB gets $2 billion for Block V Virginia-class materials

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $2 billion contract modification to ...

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Obangame Express kicks off in Africa

Armed forces from 33 nations gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, for the start of exercise Obangame Express 2019, a US ...

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US Coast Guard joins North Korea sanctions enforcement

US Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf pulled into Sasebo, Japan, earlier this month after supporting the enforcement of ...

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USS Providence returns from European deployment

US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London on ...

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Fifth Flight III destroyer named USS William Charette

The US Navy’s fifth Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer will be named in honor of Medal of Honor ...

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US Navy joins commercial shipping for 5th Fleet drill

US 5th Fleet’s Task Force 55 and commercial shipping industry representatives joined forces recently to complete ...

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