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Philippines’ first Jose Rizal frigate starts trials

BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the first of two multi-mission frigates built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Philippine Navy, has started sea trials. Over the next several days,… [[ This is...

German coastguard commissions third Potsdam OPV

The coastguard arm of the German Federal Police commissioned its third and final Potsdam-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), FGS Bad Düben (BP 83), during a ceremony held in Cuxhaven, Germany, on 20 November. The...

Naval Group launches R&D centre in Singapore

France’s Naval Group has launched a research and development (R&D) centre in Singapore, the company announced on 21 November. The group said the new facility is aimed at creating a “world-class expertise for strategic...

Senegal orders three offshore patrol vessels

The Ministry of Armed Forces of Senegal has awarded French shipbuilder Piriou a contract for the construction of three offshore patrol vessels for the Senegalese Navy. As soon as the contract is in… [[...

Chemring to sell ordnance unit to Nammo

UK-based Chemring Group has reached an agreement to sell its US subsidiary Chemring Ordnance to Norway-based ammunition provider Nammo for USD17 million in cash. The sale, which requires US regulatory approval, is expected to...

Russia returns patrol boats to Ukraine

Russia returned to Ukraine the Project 58155 Gyurza-M class patrol boats Berdyansk and Nikopol and the tugboat Yani Kapu, which it seized on 25 November 2018 during a clash in the Kerch Strait, the...

Borei-A-class submarine completes state trials

Russia’s first Borei-A-class boat Knyaz Vladimir has arrived at the Belomorsk Naval Base following completion of state trials at the Northern Fleet’s range in the White Sea, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced...

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