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Category: Naval

Images suggest fourth Chinese Type 071 LPD is in build

Photographs released on Chinese websites since mid-October 2014 suggest that China may have started work on the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN’s) fourth Type 071 (Yuzhao)-class amphibious assault ship (LPD). The photographs, allegedly taken...

US to supply Chad, Niger with riverine boats

The US Coast Guard is looking for a contractor to supply Chad and Niger with identical packages of three boats under a US government-funded programme to improve the African countries’ ability to patrol their...

USN swaps future deployment schedules for two carriers

Key Points USS Harry S Truman and USS Dwight D Eisenhower are swapping maintenance, training, and deployment schedules The exchange will help keep the USN’s carrier strike groups on track with a new readiness...

Griffon Hoverwork enters fast boats arena

Key Points Griffon Hoverwork and Cougar Marine join forces to build ultra high-speed naval and coastguard craft Hovercraft manufacturer Griffon Hoverwork has teamed with powerboat specialist Cougar Marine to design, market, and build a...

Russia offers increased collaboration to Indonesia

Russia has extended an offer to Indonesia’s newly inaugurated president, Joko Widodo, to expand military and technical co-operation between the two countries. News agencies in both countries reported that Russia’s Minister for Industry and...

Babcock to support PTFS system on UK Navy submarines

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a life in-service support contract to Babcock to support the precise time and frequency standard (PTFS) system, which is integrated on the nuclear-powered Vanguard and Trafalgar-class submarines. …read...

iRobot to upgrade US Navy’s MTRS robots

The US Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has awarded a contract to iRobot to upgrade its transportable robotic systems. …read more Source:: Naval Technology (Naval)

Taiwan Calls for Calm Over Territorial Disputes

Taiwan serves as a ‘pivot point’ from a geostrategic perspective and a cornerstone for Asia-Pacific regional stability, Taiwan’s Navy chief warned last week. …read more Source:: Defense News (Naval)

Sweden Ready To Use Force Against Suspected Submarine

Sweden’s armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days. …read more Source:: Defense News (Naval)

Austal Aims for Expansion in Northern Australia

Austal announced that November 2014 will see Austal formally commence full time operations in Cairns, Australia. This move remains part of Austal’s continued expansion across Northern Australia in… [[ This is a content summary...

Raytheon Awarded Maverick Missiles Production Deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company a $49.5 million contract for production of new laser-guided Maverick missiles (AGM-65E2/L). The Navy also intends to exercise a contract option to purchase… [[ This is a...

HMS Grimsby Joins Exercise Noble Justification

HMS Grimsby recently joined a fleet of NATO warships to take part in Exercise Noble Justification in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean. The Faslane-based minehunter is taking part in the exercise… [[ This is...

UK Navy’s Vessels Get Restoration Funds

More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m –...

ESPS Navarra Docks in Port Victoria, Seychelles

After two and a half month since she joined the EU Naval Force, ESPS Navarra has paid a visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles. As the port visit coincided with Spain’s National Day,...

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