Sunday, September 26, 2021

Technology/Modernization

Indian Navy to Buy 24 Multi-role Helicopters for Anti-submarine Warfare Operations

The Indian Navy is moving a proposal to buy 24 multi-role helicopters for an approximate $1.8 billion (INR 12,000 Crore) to be deployed for anti-submarine warfare as well as operations by its Marine Commando (MARCOS) special forces. The proposal is...

USS Michael Monsoor cut short its first sea trials

The second stealthy destroyer being built for the U.S. Navy cut short its first sea trials because an equipment failure prevented testing of propulsion and electrical systems under full power, officials said Friday. The problem during builder trials was discovered...

Italy orders eight more AW139s for SAR and security operations

Leonardo announced today further orders for its AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter for public service and security operations in Italy, with contracts for eight aircraft valued at approximately 112 million euro, the Italian defense company said on December 11,...

The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters

The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order for ten units in 2014, the Mexican Navy became the launch customer of this new...

Alion submits proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant

Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program on November 30. “Our solution delivers an effective, affordable, production-ready 21st century naval capability to meet Canada’s defence needs,” said...

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at a ceremony to commission it into the Royal Navy fleet. The monarch boarded her namesake ship in Portsmouth to see the Royal Navy White Ensign raised...

Huntington Ingalls Industries launched its eighth National Security Cutter vessel.

Huntington Ingalls Industries launched its eighth National Security Cutter vessel, Midgett, for the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday. Midgett, a Legend-class cutter, launched off a dock in Pascagoula, Mass., Wednesday morning and will be christened during a ceremony Dec. 9. Legend-class...

USS Michael Monsoor departed the shipyard for at-sea trials.

Future USS Michael Monsoor, the US Navy's newest stealth destroyer & 2nd of 3 Zumwalt-class destroyers being built by Bath Iron Works, departed the shipyard for at-sea trials, Dec. 4. Fabrication of the Monsoor began in 2010, with the keel-laying...

Turkish ARES Shipyard preparing to deliver new boats to Qatar

The Turkish ARES Shipyard, which signed the contract for the construction of 17 composite hull boats in three different models for Qatar’s Coast Guard Command in 2014, preparing to deliver 7th 34 metres boat and first 48 metres boat...

Aselsan has successfully delivered the first indigenous electronic warfare system for Yavuz class frigates.

Turkish defense giant Aselsan has successfully delivered the first indigenous electronic warfare system for Yavuz class frigates. The system which fitted to TCG FATIH frigate under the 'National Electronic Warfare Suite' ('MEHS') project delivered after the three-week field test program. All...

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