Latest News

Cutlass Express 2015 multinational maritime exercise begins

Naval personnel from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the US and several international organisations have started the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime...

Cutlass Express 2015 multinational maritime exercise begins

US NRL researchers build robotic fin for autonomous underwater vehicle

US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) researchers have designed and developed a new bio-inspired, actively controlled curvature robotic fin, which aims to deliver a low-speed propulsion system...

US NRL researchers build robotic fin for autonomous underwater vehicle

UK confirms £100m boost for Portsmouth Naval Base

The UK has confirmed plans to invest £100m for new dock facilities at Portsmouth Naval Base, in a bid to ensure it is ready to serve the future Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft...

UK confirms £100m boost for Portsmouth Naval Base

US NAVAIR awards aircraft maintenance and logistics support deal to DynCorp

The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a task order to DynCorp International (DI) for the provision of aircraft maintenance and logistics support for aircraft allocated to the...

US NAVAIR awards aircraft maintenance and logistics support deal to DynCorp

Babcock completes dry dock phase of HMS Trenchant

Babcock has successfully completed the flood-up process of the revalidation and assisted maintenance period (RAMP) on the UK Royal Navy's Trafalgar-class submarine HMS Trenchant, marking...

Babcock completes dry dock phase of HMS Trenchant

US ONR launches study on use of robots for military training

The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) has launched a study to look at the next-generation of avatars, robots and other human surrogates for military...

US ONR launches study on use of robots for military training

Construction begins on Philippine Navy's first sealift vessel

Indonesian state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL has started construction on the first of two strategic sealift vessels (SSVs) for the Philippine Navy (PN)....

Construction begins on Philippine Navy's first sealift vessel

A&P Group to integrate military capabilities on UK RFA tankers

A&P Group has been awarded a £15m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to add high-end military capabilities to four new Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA)...

A&P Group to integrate military capabilities on UK RFA tankers

Kongsberg to supply sonar and multibeam systems for Swedish submarines

Kongsberg's Maritime hydroacoustic package has been selected by Saab for integration on two Swedish Navy A19...

Kongsberg to supply sonar and multibeam systems for Swedish submarines

US Navy to start anti-terrorism force protection exercise in February

The US Navy's Commander US Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) are set to start Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2015 at navy installations in the continental...

US Navy to start anti-terrorism force protection exercise in February

US Navy decommissions OHP-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis

The US Navy has decommissioned the Oliver Hazard Perry (OHP)-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) at Naval Station...

US Navy decommissions OHP-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis

Exelis awarded US Navy ALQ-99 redesign contract

The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded an interim redesign contract to Exelis to perform essential sustainment work on the ALQ-99 tactical jamming...

Exelis awarded US Navy ALQ-99 redesign contract

Canadian Government awards $2.3bn AOPS contract to Irving

The Canadian Government has awarded a $2.3bn DeWolf-class arctic offshore patrol ships (AOPS) construction contract to Nova Scotia-based Irving...

Canadian Government awards $2.3bn AOPS contract to Irving

Leidos successfully conducts first self-guided voyage of prototype maritime system

Leidos has successfully conducted the first self-guided voyage of its prototype maritime autonomy system between Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi,...

Leidos successfully conducts first self-guided voyage of prototype maritime system

F-35C Lightning II delivered to US Marine Corps

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant has been delivered to the US Marine Corps (USMC) from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas,...

F-35C Lightning II delivered to US Marine Corps

US Navy Secretary announces creation of new task force innovation

The US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced the creation of a new task force innovation (TFI), which will develop a comprehensive innovation...

US Navy Secretary announces creation of new task force innovation

US Navy's IRST system enters low-rate initial production

The US Navy has given its approval for low-rate initial production of the F/A-18 Super Hornet infrared search and track (IRST) system, which has been developed and integrated by Boeing and...

US Navy's IRST system enters low-rate initial production

UK Royal Navy's HMS Penzance successfully conducts maritime protection exercise in Gulf

The UK Royal Navy's HMS Penzance has successfully assessed the defence capabilities of navies protecting Persian Gulf oil...

UK Royal Navy's HMS Penzance successfully conducts maritime protection exercise in Gulf

US Navy to start integration of enlisted female sailors on submarines

The US Navy will allow enlisted female sailors to serve on submarines, following the successful integration of female...

US Navy to start integration of enlisted female sailors on submarines

Russia considering supply of AIP-equipped submarines to India

Russia has reportedly expressed an interest in supplying air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equipped submarines to the Indian Navy, if a tender is floated, a senior official from Russia's...

Russia considering supply of AIP-equipped submarines to India

Hindustan Shipyard and Hyundai sign MoU to build Indian submarines

India-based Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to construct submarines for...

Hindustan Shipyard and Hyundai sign MoU to build Indian submarines