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US Navy awards fourth vessel contract to General Dynamics

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a $498m contract by the US Navy for the construction of its fourth mobile landing platform (MLP) afloat forward staging base...

US Navy awards fourth vessel contract to General Dynamics

Indian Navy tests indigenously built light combat aircraft

The Indian Navy has successfully completed the maiden test-flight of the first indigenously designed and developed fourth-plus generation naval light combat aircraft (LCA)...

Indian Navy tests indigenously built light combat aircraft

Lockheed's third MUOS satellite encapsulated in ULA's Atlas V rocket

Lockheed Martin's third mobile-user objective system (MUOS) spacecraft has been successfully encapsulated into its payload fairing, making it ready for its scheduled launch on the United...

Lockheed's third MUOS satellite encapsulated in ULA's Atlas V rocket

UK Royal Navy's RFA Fort Victoria completes £50m refurbishment

The UK Royal Navy's Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria (A387) vessel has completed its £50m refurbishment at Cammell Laird's yard in Birkenhead,...

UK Royal Navy's RFA Fort Victoria completes £50m refurbishment

Kongsberg signs Polish NSM coastal defence contract

The Polish Ministry of National Defence has awarded a $177m contract to Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace for the delivery of a naval strike missile (NSM) coastal defence...

Kongsberg signs Polish NSM coastal defence contract

Italy's eighth FREMM frigate to be powered by Avio Aero engine

Avio Aero, a GE Aviation business, has received a contract to deliver its LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine engine for the Italian Navy's eighth Frégate Européen multi-mission...

Italy's eighth FREMM frigate to be powered by Avio Aero engine

Keel laid for Royal Navy of Oman's HSSVs

Austal Australia has completed the keel laying for two 72m high-speed support vessels (HSSVs), which will be deployed by the Royal Navy of Oman...

Keel laid for Royal Navy of Oman's HSSVs

Netherlands MoD resumes deliveries of NH90 helicopters

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MoD) has resumed deliveries of the final seven NH90 helicopters, following a new agreement with the manufacturer, Netherlands Defence Minister...

Netherlands MoD resumes deliveries of NH90 helicopters

Rheinmetall wins ammunition supply contracts from US armed forces

Rheinmetall Munitions has won three framework contracts from the US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC) for the delivery of advanced infantry and screening smoke...

Rheinmetall wins ammunition supply contracts from US armed forces

US Navy’s interactive software to keep submarines on safe track

The US Navy’s new interactive software is set for installation onboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) this month, aimed at dramatically trimming down the time consumed...

US Navy’s interactive software to keep submarines on safe track

UK Navy orders additional Phalanx systems from Babcock

Babcock has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver four additional Phalanx 1B kits and four conversions of the land-based Phalanx weapon system in the...

UK Navy orders additional Phalanx systems from Babcock

UK Royal Navy awards hull-mounted sonar contract to Ultra

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a contract to Ultra Electronics' Sonar Systems division to support the Sonar 2050 Technology Refresh (S2050TR)...

UK Royal Navy awards hull-mounted sonar contract to Ultra

Fincantieri launches Italian Navy's fifth FREMM vessel

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard has launched the Alpino frigate, which is the fifth of ten Frégate Européen multimission (FREMM) vessels being built for the...

Fincantieri launches Italian Navy's fifth FREMM vessel

Lockheed to build additional Mk41 vertical launching systems for US Navy

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $235m contract by the US Navy to extend the production of Mk41 vertical launching systems (VLS), which will be integrated on navy...

Lockheed to build additional Mk41 vertical launching systems for US Navy

Saab to overhaul Swedish Navy's HMS Sodermanland submarine

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a contract to Saab to overhaul the navy's Sodermanland-class diesel-electric submarine, HMS...

Saab to overhaul Swedish Navy's HMS Sodermanland submarine

US approves plans to build new SSC

The US Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, has approved the US Navy's plan to move forward with a multimission small surface combatant based on modified littoral combat ship (LCS) hull...

US approves plans to build new SSC

BAE awarded £270m contract to upgrade UK Navy's Spearfish torpedoes

BAE Systems has been awarded a £270m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to upgrade the UK Royal Navy's Spearfish heavyweight...

BAE awarded £270m contract to upgrade UK Navy's Spearfish torpedoes

HMS Richmond successfully test fires Seawolf Missiles

The UK Royal Navy's Duke-class type 23 frigate HMS Richmond (F239) has successfully test fired its the Seawolf Missile System as part of the live firing exercise off the south coast exercise...

HMS Richmond successfully test fires Seawolf Missiles

US Marines' AV-8B Harrier integrated with Intrepid Tiger II pod capability

The US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) has improved the functionality of AN/ALQ-231 Intrepid Tiger II precision electronic warfare communications jammer pod for the US...

US Marines' AV-8B Harrier integrated with Intrepid Tiger II pod capability

US Navy tests underwater fish spy drone

Researchers from the US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) and Boston Engineering have successfully tested the prototype of GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle...

US Navy tests underwater fish spy drone

Raytheon wins US Navy's Tomahawk launching system contract

The US Navy has awarded the Tomahawk missile composite capsule launching systems (C/CLS) contract to...

Raytheon wins US Navy's Tomahawk launching system contract