Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Naval News

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...

The keel-laying ceremony for Taiwan’s first Indigenous Submarine

Taiwan Navy held a "keel laying" ceremony on Nov. 16, for an indigenously developed submarine prototype, marking the end of the vessel's initial construction phase a year after work began. The ceremony on Tuesday took place in Kaohsiung, where...

Turkish Dearsan to Build 2 OPV’s for Nigerian Navy

Turkish Dearsan Shipyard will build 2 units of 76 m OPV (76 meter Offshore Patrol Vessel) within the scope of the contract signed with the Nigerian Navy today (Nov.3). The OPV's, which have been configured in line with the Nigerian...

Yantar Shipyard launches Indian Navy’s 7th Talwar Class Frigate Tushil

7th ship of P1135.6 class (Talwar Class Frigate) Tushil launched at Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad yesterday (Oct. 28, 2021) by Datla Vidya Varma in presence of D Bala Venkatesh Varma, India's Ambassador to Russia. The ship was formally named as...

Indonesian Navy Commissions two Teluk Bintuni Class LSTs

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned two new Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship tank (LST), KRI Teluk Weda (526) and KRI Teluk Wondama (527), on October 26, 2021. The ships were handed over directly...

Royal Navy tests Martlet Missile System for Defense Against Swarm Attacks

A new missile system meant to protect the UK's new aircraft carriers from attacks by swarms of small boats has been successfully tested by the Royal Navy. HMS Defender's Wildcat helicopter launched the Martlet lightweight missile against an inflatable target...

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