All articles by Andrew Salerno-Garthwaite

Andrew Salerno-Garthwaite

Israel’s missile defence system leads the defence market

Israel’s defence sector is set to grow across the next five years, with the missile defence the primary driver of growth

George Washington aircraft carrier redelivered after six years

George Washington’s de-fuelling and refuelling of its nuclear power generators, along with maintenance and upgrades, are complete.

Drugs worth $108m seized by French warship in Indian Ocean

Drugs, including heroin and methamphetamine valued at $108m, were seized in the Indian Ocean by a French warship operating with CTF 150.

DARPA’s silent MHD magnetic drives for replacing naval propellers

DARPA seek the next breakthrough for naval propulsion with no moving parts, replacing them with an electric current and magnetic fields.

Bulgaria’s defence spending up to $10.9bn in next five years

Bulgaria will see its defence spending increase over the next five years, predict GlobalData, with a total spend of $10.9bn through to 2028.

Iron Duke to return to sea after five year refit

HMS Iron Duke, a Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate, has returned to sea after a five-year refit, the twice the duration of any previous overhaul.

L3Harris win $160m USMC Falcon IV radio contract

L3Harris have won a $160m contract to supply the US Marine Corps with multichannel handheld radios and vehicle radio systems.

Austal USA wins T-AGOS US surveillance ship deal worth $3.2bn

Work will be completed on the detail design by November 2024, and then continue through June 2034 if all options are exercised.

KBR and Babcock partner in Australian Navy services bid

Services tender from the Australian Navy has been targeted by a partnership of KBR and Babcock Australasia.

Corvette delivery to Qatar completed by Fincantieri

Corvette delivery on 16 May of the Semaisma completes Qatar’s naval procurement of four corvettes from Fincantieri.