Saturday, September 18, 2021

Naval News

Italy Sends frigate Antonio Marceglia to the Gulf of Guinea for Counter-Piracy Operations

Italian Navy's FREMM Carlo Bergamini-class frigate Antonio Marceglia has departed La Spezia on September 3 for the Gulf of Guinea, where it will participate in the Operation " Gabinia " operation, a mission with a primary goal of preventing...

First Steel Cutting Ceremony for Indonesian OPV

The first steel cutting ceremony for a 90-meter OPV ship was held by the Indonesian Navy on Aug 26, 2021. The contract was won by the local firm PT.DRU (DAYA RADAR UTAMA) after beating three other local companies,...

Taiwanese Navy’s Kidd class destroyers take part in missile interception drills

According to the Republic of China Navy(Taiwanese Navy), all four of Taiwan's Kidd-class destroyers recently took part in a live-fire training in waters around Taiwan that simulated the interception of incoming enemy missiles. The four destroyers of the Republic of...

The Greek Naval Procurement Program: One chance to get it right

By Emil McHarsky,  Lawyer, Academic and contributor at Spectrum Legal Consulting Law Blog. Legal, Software and Defence Industries. The current procurement competition for the Hellenic Navy is probably the most interesting procurement program on the planet right now, not least because the...

Hershel “Woody” Williams Joins Brazilian Navy for Inaugural Operation Guinex

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) participated in the first iteration of the Brazilian-led, Gulf of Guinea exercise called Operation Guinex with the Brazilian Frigate Independencia, Aug. 23, 2021. Guinex is the first exercise off of...

Putin launches construction of six warships and submarines for Russian Navy

On the opening day of the Army-2021 military-technical forum and the International Army Games in the Patriot park near Moscow, six new warships were laid down at the enterprises of the United Shipbuilding Corporation on Aug 23 for the...

The YJ-18 ASCM Expands China’s A2AD Strategy

History and Background China's ASCM strike capabilities have substantially improved as a result of overseas acquisitions and domestic development. The US Office of Naval Intelligence reported in April 2015 that China had deployed the YJ-18 ASCM on many People's Liberation...

PT. Lundin launches KRI Golok 688 Trimaran for Indonesian Navy

The Republic of Indonesia Warship (KRI) Golok-688, built by PT. Lundin Industry was launched today with a ceremony held at the shipyard in Pantai Cacalan, Jawa Timur. According to a TNI AL statement, The construction of the Trimaran Fast...

Following Spain’s refusal, Russian Navy ships anchored off the coast of Algeria

The Russian Navy's Udaloy Class destroyer "Vice-Admiral Kulakov" and the rescue tug "Altai", which the Spanish authorities did not give permission to enter the port of Ceuta (a Spanish enclave in northern Africa), anchored 46 km off the coast...

UKCSG-21 Conducts Live Firing Exercise in Pacific

F-35 stealth jets and warships of the UK’s Carrier Strike Group (UKCSG-21) unleashed their firepower during high-octane live firing exercises with US allies as the Indo-Pacific leg of their global deployment ramps up another notch. HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Kent,...

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