Monday, September 20, 2021

Navy News

Singapore and India hold the 28th iteration of SIMBEX

The Indian Navy has announced that the 28th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) was carried out from September 02 to September 04, 2021. The Indian Navy was represented by the guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvijay, which was equipped...

USS Arleigh Burke visits Tallinn

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) arrived in Tallinn, Estonia for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Estonia relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure, and prosperous Europe, Sept. 4, 2021,...

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...

US and UK Carrier Strike Groups Conduct Joint Interoperability Flights

On Aug. 26, fifth and fourth-generation aircraft assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (VINCSG), along with Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2), and the United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 21 conducted joint interoperability flights in the United...

The UK MoD awards a design contract to 4 competitors for Fleet Support Ship

Contracts have been awarded to four consortia to develop their bids for the construction of three new Fleet Solid Support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Four contracts worth £5m apiece for the ‘Competitive Procurement Phase’ have been awarded to...

USS Tripoli completes final contract trials

The USS Tripoli (LHA 7), the second America-class amphibious assault ship in the United States Navy's fleet, completed final contract trials (FCT) on August 26, according to a press release issued by the NAVSEA. FCT are a component of a...

The U.S. Navy Commissions USS Vermont (SSN 792)

In a ceremony held on Saturday, August 28, at Naval Submarine Base New London, the United States Navy celebrated the commissioning of USS Vermont (SSN 792) as the first Block IV Virginia-class submarine to enter service in the United...

U.S. Navy’s AARGM-ER to enter production

The U.S. Navy's Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER) program received Milestone C (MS-C) approval on August 23, paving the way for the program to enter its first phase of production, NAVAIR announced. It is anticipated that the...

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...

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