All articles by Daniel Garrun

Daniel Garrun

US Navy awards funding for two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers

The US Navy has awarded a contract modification to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works for the planning and construction of two Arleigh Burke-class DDG 51 destroyers, which will be known as DDG 126 and DDG 127.

Metal Shark wins contract to develop PB(X) boat for US Navy

US-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has secured a new contract to build a next-generation patrol boat known as PB(X) for the US Navy.

Saab to provide TactiCall communications system for RNZN’s new fleet tanker

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) has awarded a contract to Saab for the installation of the TactiCall integrated communications system on-board its future fleet replenishment vessel, HMNZS Aotearoa.

Orbital ATK wins $350m US Navy contract to supply additional AARGMs

Orbital ATK has secured a contract worth roughly $350m from the US Navy for the production and supply of additional AGM-88E advanced anti-radiation guided missiles (AARGMs).

First upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx conducts maiden flight

The first upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21B helicopter has successfully completed its maiden flight at Leonardo’s Yeovil facility in southwest England.

UK Navy’s new Type 26 frigate to be named HMS Belfast

UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has revealed that the British Royal Navy’s new City Class Type 26 frigate is to be named HMS Belfast.

Keel laid for US Navy’s 10th EPF vessel Burlington

A keel laying and authentication ceremony has been held for the US Navy’s 10th expeditionary fast transport (EPF) vessel, Burlington (EPF 10), marking a major milestone in its construction process.

French and Italian governments consider possible merger of Naval Group and Fincantieri

The French and Italian Governments have launched a joint process to study the possibility of merging shipyards Naval Group, formerly DCNS, and Fincantieri.

Lockheed and Fincantieri deliver US Navy’s fifth Freedom-class LCS Little Rock

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) have delivered the US Navy’s newest Freedom-class littoral combat ship (LCS 9), which is the future USS Little Rock.

Indian Navy commissions newest water jet fast attack craft INS Tarasa

The Indian Navy has commissioned its newest water jet fast attack craft (FAC), INS Tarasa, at the Naval Dockyard Mumbai.