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27 Nov 2020

VICTA-Class Surface-Submersible Diver Delivery Unit

VICTA-class diver delivery unit (DDU) is a surface-submersible vessel being developed by SubSea Craft, a provider of advanced maritime technologies. The vessel will allow defence and security organisations to deploy…

26 Nov 2020

UK, France invest £184m in autonomous minehunters

The UK and France have made further investment into the development of autonomous minehunting systems which could eventually replace the in-service Hunt and Sandown class minehunting ships. The £184m investment…

06 Nov 2020

F110-Class Multimission Frigates

The F110-class multi-mission frigates are being developed by Navantia for the Spanish Navy. Also referred to as Bonifaz class, the vessels will be built at Navantia’s Ferrol shipyard in Spain.…

26 Oct 2020

SSK Kilo Class (Type 636)

The Russian Kilo-class submarine first entered service in the early 1980s. It was designed by the Rubin Central Maritime Design Bureau in St Petersburg. Subsequent developments led to the improved…

21 Oct 2020

Constellation-Class Guided-Missile Frigates

The Constellation-class (FFG 62) multi-mission guided-missile frigate is being developed by Fincantieri Marinette Marine for the US Navy. The frigate will have the capability to carry out multiple missions, including…

16 Oct 2020

Jose Rizal-Class Frigates, Philippines

The Philippine Navy ordered a class of two Jose Rizal-class multi-mission capable frigates from South Korean shipbuilding company Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), under the Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP), which is…

16 Sep 2020

Trafalgar Class Attack Submarines

Trafalgar Class nuclear-powered attack submarines are in service with the Royal Navy. The submarines were built by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Limited (VSEL), now known as BAE Systems Submarine Solutions.…

11 Sep 2020

SSN Seawolf Class

The Seawolf was designed as a faster, better-armed eventual replacement for the Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarines. The first of class, the Seawolf (SSN21), was ordered from the Electric…

04 Sep 2020

Type 054A (Jiangkai II) Class Frigate

The Type 054A (Nato reporting name: Jiangkai-II) Class of missile frigates are being built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard and Huangpu Shipyard for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). The new-generation multi-mission…

14 Aug 2020

MH-60S Knighthawk (Seahawk) Multimission Naval Helicopter

The multi-mission Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter entered service in February 2002. The US Navy uses the MH-60S helicopters to carry out missions such as vertical replenishment, combat search and rescue,…

14 Aug 2020

PPA Class Multi-Purpose Offshore Patrol Vessels

Italian Navy plans to induct seven Pattugliatori Polivalenti d’Altura (PPA) class multi-role offshore patrol vessels by 2026. Fincantieri, an Italian shipbuilding company, is the prime contractor for the PPA-class vessels,…

07 Aug 2020

NSSN Virginia-Class Attack Submarine

The Virginia-Class new attack submarine is an advanced stealth multimission nuclear-powered submarine for deep ocean anti-submarine warfare and littoral (shallow water) operations. Although the Seawolf submarine was developed to provide…