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Report: Italy’s navy spending to decline over the next five years
27 May, 2016
Italy's cumulative spending on navy is expected to decline to $11.1bn over the next five years, compared to $12.1bn during the five-year period between 2012 and 2016, according to a report...
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Raytheon delivers pulse power containers for US Navy’s railgun programme Thursday, May 26, 2016 Raytheon has started delivering pulse power containers (PPCs) to support the US Navy's railgun...

US Navy awards $152m contract to HII for third Gerald R Ford-class carrier Thursday, May 26, 2016 The US Navy has awarded a $152m advance planning contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) for the construction of the third Gerald R Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier,...

Oman Navy receives first high-speed support vessel from Austal Thursday, May 26, 2016 The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) has taken delivery of the first high-speed support vessel (HSSV), RNOV Al Mubshir, from...

Indian Navy commissions new fast attack craft, INS Tarmugli Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The Indian Navy has inducted a new water jet fast attack craft (WJFAC), INS Tarmugli, into its fleet at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh,...

British companies develop new thermal metal coating for Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers Wednesday, May 25, 2016 British companies have developed a new thermal metal coating for use on the flight deck of the UK Royal Navy's Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft...

Italian Navy's FREMM Frigate ITS Luigi Rizzo commences sea trials Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The Italian Navy's sixth Frégate Européen multi-mission (FREMM) vessel, ITS Luigi Rizzo, has sailed out to sea from Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) for the first time to begin...

Dassault delivers Falcon 50 Surmar maritime surveillance aircraft to French Navy Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Dassault Aviation has delivered a new maritime surveillance aircraft, Falcon 50 Surmar, to the French Navy at the Lann-Bihoué military...

Saab secures order from Sweden’s FMV to develop new lightweight torpedo Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Saab has secured an order, worth approximately Skr1.53bn ($184m), from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to develop and produce a new lightweight torpedo (LWT)...

GD to deliver DMR radios for US Navy’s new surface vessels and submarines Tuesday, May 24, 2016 General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has been awarded a contract modification to build and deliver digital modular radios (DMR) for use on the US Navy's new surface vessels and...

US Navy takes delivery of first Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer Monday, May 23, 2016 The US Navy has taken delivery of the first Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, USS Zumwalt...

US Navy christens 11th San Antonio-class LPD as USS Portland Monday, May 23, 2016 The US Navy has christened its 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship the USS Portland (LPD 27) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard in Pascagoula,...

MBDA receives £411m contract to develop new missile for UK’s F-35B jets Monday, May 23, 2016 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £411m contract to MBDA to develop a new missile for the country's future F-35B Lightning II joint strike...

BMT to develop 3D training system for UK Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers Friday, May 20, 2016 BMT Group subsidiary, BMT Defence Services (BMT) has been selected to deliver a 3D walkthrough training system for Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers to support BAE Systems'...

Israel tests Iron Dome missile interceptor system from navy ship to protect offshore assets Friday, May 20, 2016 Israel has tested Iron Dome, a maritime missile interception system intended to safeguard its offshore oil and gas platforms, from the deck of a navy...

Deals this week: The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin Friday, May 20, 2016 The Boeing Company, headquartered in the US, has priced an offering of $400m worth of senior notes at a coupon rate of 3.553%, due 15 June...

India deploys Eastern Fleet to South China and North West Pacific Friday, May 20, 2016 The Indian Navy has deployed its Eastern Fleet to the South China and North West Pacific for a period of two-and-half months in an attempt to demonstrate its commitment towards the Act East...

Lockheed Martin and Indra exhibit advanced radar system for Spanish Navy Thursday, May 19, 2016 Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with Indra, has exhibited the first phase of integration of a new solid-state S-band radar system in the...

DARPA contracts BAE Systems to develop undersea navigation system Thursday, May 19, 2016 BAE Systems has been contracted by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an undersea navigation system that enables the US Navy to provide improved and precise...

UK Royal Navy to upgrade ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin's compass systems Thursday, May 19, 2016 The UK Royal Navy will upgrade more than 30 ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin's compass...

USS Montogomery completes acceptance trials of US Navy Wednesday, May 18, 2016 The Austal-built eighth Independence-variant Littoral combat ship (LCS 8), USS Montgomery, has completed acceptance trials conducted by the US...


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