Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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BAE Systems to modernize the destroyer USS Mustin

BAE Systems has received a $89.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform major modernization work aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $95.2 million if all...

Navantia delivers the 1st Avante 2200 corvette to Royal Saudi Navy

Navantia delivered today to the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) the first of five Avante 2200 class corvettes built in its shipyards in the Bay of Cadiz, in a ceremony held at the facilities of the Naval Base of La Carraca, in San Fernando (Cádiz).

First USMC F-35C Squadron Deploys

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) has marked a key milestone for Marine Corps history as they departed San Diego Bay with Carrier Air Wing Nine aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as...

U.S. Navy Seizes 1,400 Assault Rifles During Illicit Weapons Interdiction

U.S. 5th Fleet ships seized approximately 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition from a stateless fishing vessel during a flag verification boarding in accordance with customary international law in the North Arabian Sea, Dec. 20. U.S. Navy...

Egypt begins local manufacturing of MEKO A200 frigate (Updated)

By Mahmoud Gamal On the sidelines of the second edition of Egypt International Defense Exhibition EDEX-2021, the Egyptian military-owned Alexandria shipyard announced that the construction process of the fourth and last Egyptian Navy MEKO A200 frigates has started at the company’s...

Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, U.S. join for ANNUALEX 2021

Naval forces from Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan and the U.S. have united to conduct multilateral, multinational exercise ANNUALEX in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 21-30.  Five international navies, to include the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, German Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense...

Indian Navy Commissions its first Project 15B Destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam

INS Visakhapatnam was commissioned into the Indian Navy in the presence of the Indian Ministry of Defence Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on Nov.21, 2021. INS Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned into the...

French Navy’s Chevalier Paul destroyer visits Mumbai

To demonstrate the strength of Indo-French naval cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, the French air defense destroyer Chevalier Paul called at Mumbai naval port after taking part in a large-scale air and naval joint exercise off the coast of Maharashtra. FNS...

A fire broke out on NATO SNMG-1 Flagship HMCS Fredericton

In the early morning of November 18th , 2021 while at sea off the coast of Norway, a fire occurred in the forward engine room of HMCS Fredericton. Upon discovery of the fire, the crew immediately took action and...

Russian Pacific Fleet Ships visit the Philippines

Five vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet, including two submarines, arrived in Manila on Nov 16 for a port call. The visit is for "routine replenishment & rest for the crew," according to the Philippine Navy. "The Russian Navy contingent...

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