Saturday, September 18, 2021

Miscellaneous

Naval Group begins deconstruction of retired French SSBNs

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, the deconstruction program for France's former nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (ex-SSBNs), which began in September 2018 at the Naval Group site in Cherbourg, reached a new milestone. Following Le Tonnant and L'Indomptable, a third hull,...

DSEI 2021: Royal Navy introduces PODS concept

The Royal Navy's Second Sea Lord VAdm Nick Hine said during his speech at the DSEI 2021 exhibition in London on September 15 that the Royal Navy wanted to detach capability from platforms as he shed more light on...

DSEI-2021 defence exhibition set to start

Exhibitors and visitors will be welcomed into the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2021, one of the world's premier defense industry events, starting tomorrow. The expo will be open until the 17th of September, according to the schedule. The...

Iranian flotilla returns home after 4 months of overseas deployment

After a 133-day deployment overseas, Iran's 75th flotilla, which includes the Makran forward base ship and the Sahand frigate, returned home. Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said that the 75th flotilla had marked a watershed in the history...

Elbit to provide ASW capabilities to an Asian-Pacific Navy

In a press release issued today, Elbit announced that it has been awarded contracts totalling approximately $56 million to provide Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) capabilities to the Navy of a country in the Asia-Pacific region. The contracts will be completed...

Navantia begins the sea trials of the 1st Al Jubail class corvette for the Royal Saudi Navy

The ship NB 546 AL-JUBAIL, the first of five corvettes that Navantia builds for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), has begun its sea trials in the waters of the Bay of Cádiz in order to check the correct...

Australia accepts the delivery of the 2nd fleet oiler NUSHIP Stalwart

The Australian Department of Defence has signed the acceptance certificate of NUSHIP Stalwart, the second of the two Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ships built by Navantia Ría de Ferrol for the Royal Australian Navy, Navantia announced. The acceptance of...

Babcock and HHI signs MoU for Korean CVX project

Babcock International Group, the aerospace, defence and security company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), affirming the strong relationship between the two companies as focus builds on the Republic of Korea’s...

Israeli and U.S. warships conduct patrol in the Red Sea

Ships from the Israeli Navy and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) conducted a combined maritime security patrol in the Red Sea, Aug. 30-31, the U.S. Central Command announced. Four Israeli and U.S. Navy ships sailed together in the Gulf...

Turkey’s Anadolu Shipyard delivers the 1st cadet training ship to Qatar

For the past decade, Turkey and Qatar have been working on strengthening their military ties. Taking delivery of the first cadet training ship, the Al Doha, marked the culmination of their long-standing relationship. The ship was delivered to the...

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