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Profits fall for Babcock but orders rise

Babcock International on 20 November recorded lower half-year profits for its 2019-20 financial year, due partly to completion of its contract to build two Queen Elizabeth II-class aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy...

Senegal orders three 62 m OPVs from Kership

Senegal has signed a contract with French company Kership, a joint venture between Piriou and Naval Group, to procure three OPV 58 S offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). Under the terms of the contract, announced...

Senegal orders three 62 m OPVs from Kership

Senegal has signed a contract with French company Kership, a joint venture between Piriou and Naval Group, to procure three OPV 58 S offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). Under the terms of the contract, announced...

Work starts on first Saudi MMSC ship

A steel cutting ceremony has been held for the first of the four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants (MMSCs) ordered by Saudi Arabia, US Naval Sea Systems Command announced on 18 November. It said the event...

DSEI Japan 2019: JMU unveils preliminary LHD design

Shipbuilding company Japan Marine United (JMU) Corporation unveiled at the 18–20 November DSEI Japan 2019 defence exhibition in Chiba the preliminary design of a landing helicopter dock (LHD) amphibious assault ship that it plans...

Steel cut for first Saudi Navy MMSC combat ship

US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine has started construction of the Royal Saudi Navy’s first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship. The “cut steel” ceremony took place… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

USS Wasp completes homeport shift from Japan

The US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk on November 18, completing a homeport shift after spending nearly two… [[ This is...

USS Wasp completes homeport shift from Japan

The US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk on November 18, completing a homeport shift after spending nearly two… [[ This is...

Wasp Returns to Norfolk; Completes Homeport Shift

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 18 completing a homeport shift after spending nearly two years forward deployed to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan and...

NAVSEA to solicit for SM-6 Block IB rocket motor development

The US Navy (USN) has set out plans for solid-propellent rocket motor prototyping and engineering development for a new extended range version of the Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) missile. Intended to achieve initial capability in...

HMS Prince of Wales arrives in Portsmouth

The UK Royal Navy’s (RN’s) second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier has arrived at Portsmouth naval base ahead of handover and formal commissioning. HMS Prince of Wales sailed into its new base port on 16...

DSEI Japan 2019: CSI showcases unmanned amphibious systems

US company Critical Solutions international (CSI) showcased two multirole unmanned amphibious systems at the 18–20 November DSEI Japan 2019 defence exhibition in Chiba. The systems, named the Sea Otter Marine Crawler and the Sea...

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