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Combat systems testing starts for French FDI frigate

Combat management system (CMS) and sensor trials for the French Navy’s future Fregate de defense et d’intervention (FDI) frigates are set to start next month, the Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) has confirmed. During...

Philippine Coast Guard’s aluminium OPV passes first trials

The Philippine Coast Guard’s yet-to-be-named offshore patrol vessel has passed its first sea trials, the French shipbuilder in charge of delivering the vessel announced. The milestone was… [[ This is a content summary only....

USS Porter visits Ukraine on Black Sea tour

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, for a port visit as part of its deployment to the Black Sea. The ship arrived at the port… [[...

Poland launches second Kormoran II-class MCMV

Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdańsk launched Albatros , the second Project 258 Kormoran II mine countermeasures vessel (MCMV) and laid the keel of the third MCMV, Mewa , on 10 October. The keel of the...

Poland launches second Kormoran II-class minehunter

The Polish Navy’s second Kormoran II-class minehunter was launched in a ceremony at Remontowa Shipbuilding on October 10. Albatros (hull number 602) was launched a little over a year after a… [[ This is...

1st UK Fighter Jets Land Onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

Flown by Royal Navy and Royal Air Force pilots, the Lightning jets are embarking in the 65,000 tonne carrier to conduct operational trials off the East Coast of the USA. This follows successful developmental...

French, UK frigates seize drugs in Arabian Sea

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and French Cassard-class frigate FS Jean Bart made another drugs bust in the Arabian Sea operating as part of the Combined Task Force (CTF) 150. The… [[...

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