Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Navy News

Iran commissions indigenous destroyer “Dena” and minehunter “Shahin”

Iranian Navy commissioned an indigenous destroyer named "Dena" and minehunter "Shahin" with a ceremony held in Bandar Abbas on 14 June. Iran's president Hassan Rouhani attended the ceremony online. “The defence ministry has achieved a major task today in supplying two...

U.S. and Japanese assets hold bilateral amphibious drills in the Philippine Sea

The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed ships of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 conducted bilateral amphibious operations with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002) in the Philippine Sea, June 12-13. USS America (LHA 6), USS...

U.S. Navy participates in Exercise African Lion 21

Exercise African Lion 21, is a joint, combined exercise led by Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), and sponsored by U.S. Africa Command. In addition to U.S. forces, participants include allies and African partners from Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal. Participants...

Leonardo delivers the 1st TH-73A training helo to U.S. Navy

At a ceremony on its Philadelphia, Leonardo officially delivered the first TH-73A training helicopter to the U.S. Navy on 10 June. The ceremony was attended by Vice Admiral Kenneth Whitesell, commander of Naval Air Forces and Commander, Naval Air Force...

Textron Systems delivers 3nd Ship to Shore Connector to the U.S. Navy

The US Navy accepted delivery of the next generation landing craft, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC), Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 102, June 3. Delivery follows the successful completion of Acceptance Trials with the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and...

Indonesian Navy Conducts PASSEX with Republic of Singapore Navy

Indonesian Navy's KRI Diponegoro-365 held a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Tenacious 71 on June 9 in the Java Sea, north of Bawean Island. During the exercise, ships carried out maneuvers and conducted...

Fincantieri to provide 8 frigates to Indonesia

Fincantieri and the Ministry of Defense of Indonesia, have signed a contract for the supply of 6 FREMM class frigates, the modernization and sale of 2 Maestrale class frigates, and the related logistical support. The order represents a success for...

F-35B lands on HMS Prince of Wales for the first time

Britain has taken a big step towards a two-strike carrier Navy with the debut of the F-35 Lightning aboard HMS Prince of Wales. The stealth fighter touched down for the first time on the deck of the second of Britain’s...

USMC Completes First AH-1Z Flight with Link-16

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has successfully demonstrated in flight testing a two-way connection between the AH-1Z Viper helicopter and a ground station using new Link-16 hardware and software. Link-16 is part of a defined road map of...

Australia’s NUSHIP Stalwart departed Navantia’s Ferrol facilities

Royal Australian Navy's second Supply class auxiliary oiler replenishment, NUSHIP Stalwart, departed Navantia's Ferrol facilities to sail to Australia and already covered more than half of her journey to home and sailing across the vast & hostile Southern Ocean...

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