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Pacific navies agree to adopt CUES to prevent conflicts
23 April, 2014
Naval chiefs from nations participating in the Western Pacific naval symposium (WPNS) in China have agreed a code of conduct for unintentional encounters between navy ships and...
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International warships to take part in Sea Cooperation 2014
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Warships from several nations have arrived at the Chinese port of Qingdao to participate in a bi-annual Western Pacific naval symposium to mark the 65th founding anniversary of the Chinese...

Harris bags $133m US Navy broadband satellite terminal contract
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Harris has won a $133m contract from the US Navy to supply shipboard satellite communications terminals, which will give crews access to high-bandwidth voice and data communications....

USS Taylor re-commissioned after repairs
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 The US Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) has completed its post-repair sea trials after work on its damaged propeller hub...

Work starts on Brahmos-mini missile system
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Indian scientists, in collaboration with their Russian counterparts, have started work on the smaller version of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile system for integration with different...

Construction begins on Indonesia’s first SIGMA 10514 PKR naval frigate
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Netherlands-based Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) has laid the keel for the Indonesian Navy’s first SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) frigate at the PT PAL (Persero) shipyard...

US Navy awards MK-48 torpedo maintenance contract to Lockheed
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract option by the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide intermediate-level maintenance for all MK-48...

US Navy participates in Obangame Express 2014 multinational exercise
Thursday, April 17, 2014 The US Navy, alongside naval forces from Europe, South America and Africa, is participating in the multinational maritime exercise Obangame Express...

Russia's two nuclear-powered submarines to undergo sea trials in mid-2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014 The Russian Navy’s two new nuclear-powered submarines are scheduled to commence sea trials in mid-2014, the country’s northern Sevmash shipyard has...

Selex to support Malaysian Navy’s Super Lynx MK100 helicopters
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract by AIROD SDN BHD for the supply and support of equipment onboard the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Super Lynx MK100...

Kongsberg to support USSOCOM’s CCM Mk 1programme
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Kongsberg has received a sub contract from Oregon Iron Works (OIW) for the installation of the C4I cortex platform-integration system onboard the combatant craft medium mark one (CCM Mk1)...

HMS Iron Duke's new radar system fires missile for first time
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 HMS Iron Duke, the UK Royal Navy’s type 23 Duke-class ship, has successfully test fired a Seawolf missile from its Artisan medium-range 3D surveillance radar for the first time off the Dorset...

General Dynamics upgrades sonar systems for Portuguese Navy
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 General Dynamics Canada is upgrading the Portuguese Navy’s three Vasco da Gama-class vessels with the installation of an adjunct-processing system called...

Germany seeks P-3C aircraft upgrades from US
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of P-3C aircraft upgrades and associated equipment to...

US NRL commissions experimental small-bore railgun
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has commissioned the new small-bore railgun (SRG) at its materials testing...

Armed Forces of Malta orders second AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter
Monday, April 14, 2014 The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) has awarded a contract to AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to deliver a second AW139 intermediate-twin engine...

Sikorsky demonstrates CH-53K structural strength
Monday, April 14, 2014 The US Naval Air Systems Command’s Sikorsky CH-53K Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter has successfully completed an initial series of tests to verify its structural...

US Navy christens first Zumwalt-class destroyer
Monday, April 14, 2014 The US Navy has christened the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in a ceremony at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine,...

French DGA completes second qualification firing of MdCN missile
Friday, April 11, 2014 The French Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) has successfully completed the second qualification firing of missile de croisière naval (MdCN) from the DGA missile test range at...

DRS to develop energy-storage modules for DDG 51-class ships
Friday, April 11, 2014 DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to supply energy-storage modules (ESM) for the DDG 51-class...

US Navy receives first America-class amphibious assault ship
Friday, April 11, 2014 The US Navy has taken delivery of the America-class large-deck amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), from the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) at...


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