All articles by Srijanee Chakraborthy

Srijanee Chakraborthy

Pakistan’s KSEW begins construction of new fast attack craft and pull tugs

Pakistan’s Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KSEW) has marked the start of construction of the Pakistan Navy’s fourth Azmat-class fast attack craft (missile) and two 32t bollard pull tugs with a steel cutting ceremony.

UK MoD awards contract to Dragonfire consortium to build laser weapon

The MBDA-led UK Dragonfire consortium has secured a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to produce a laser directed energy weapon (LDEW) capability demonstrator.

UK Navy’s fourth Astute-class submarine, formally christened as Audacious

The UK Royal Navy’s fourth Astute-class nuclear-powered submarine has been formally christened as Audacious, during a ceremony held at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness, UK.

Philippines requests sale of AN/SPS-77 Sea Giraffe 3D radars from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of AN/SPS-77 Sea Giraffe 3D air search radars, equipment, support, and training to the Philippines.

US SECNAV reveals names of future replenishment oiler and EPF vessel

US Navy Secretary (SECNAV) Ray Mabus has revealed the names of the US Navy’s future John-Lewis class replenishment oiler, and an expeditionary fast transport (EPF) vessel.

China to return US Navy’s unmanned vehicle seized in South China Sea

China has agreed to return the US Navy’s unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) which was unlawfully seized in the South China Sea.

Australian Navy launches second Hobart-class air warfare destroyer Brisbane

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has named and officially launched the second of the three Hobart-class destroyers, Brisbane, marking a milestone in the air warfare destroyer (AWD) programme.

UK Navy’s two Hunt-class minehunters undergo mid-life overhaul

The UK Royal Navy’s two Hunt-class mine countermeasure vessels, HMS Atherstone and HMS Quorn, are set to undergo their mid-life overhaul at the Portsmouth ship hall, UK.

NAHEMA contracts Safran to support European NH90 helicopter engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has been contracted by the Nato Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) to support the RTM322-powered European NH90 helicopter fleet.

BAE receives $368m US Navy contract to support weapons systems on submarines

BAE Systems has been awarded a $368m contract to support the US Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office by providing systems engineering and support services for submarines.