The Alexandrit-class (Project 12700) mine countermeasures vessels are being built by Sredne-Nevskiy Shipyard,...
HMS Queen Elizabeth’s F-35s drop first Paveway II test bombs
The UK’s F-35B Lightning II fighter jets have dropped the first Paveway II test bombs during trials on HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier off the US east coast.
SS Soryu Class Submarines
Soryu Class diesel-electric submarines are being built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). Soryu Class is an improved version of the Oyashio Class submarine.
Singapore and Australian navies conclude Exercise Singaroo 2018
The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Australian Navy (RAN) have concluded this year’s bilateral maritime exercise, Singaroo.
Arleigh Burke-Class (Aegis) Destroyer
The first Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer was commissioned in 1991. Contracts for the destroyers were split between the Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (formerly Litton Ingalls Shipbuilding) (28 ships), based in Pascagoula, Mississippi and the General Dynamics subsidiary, Bath Iron Works, based in Maine (34 ships).
Finnish and Estonian navies begin joint exercise Baltic Shield 2018
The Finnish Navy and Estonian Navy have started the joint naval exercise Baltic Shield 2018.
Project 677 Lada Class / Project 1650 Amur Class Submarines
The Project 677 Lada Class diesel-electric submarines are being built by Admiralty Shipyard for the Russian Navy. The class is also called the Petersburg Class, after the lead submarine.
Australian Navy-hosted joint exercise KAKADU 2018 begins
Exercise KAKADU 2018 has commenced onboard the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Canberra-class landing helicopter dock flagship HMAS Canberra in Northern Territory.
US Navy begins CARAT 2018 exercise with Timor-Leste Defense Force
The US Navy and the Timor-Leste Defense Force (F-FDTL) have commenced the 24th iteration of the cooperation afloat readiness and training (CARAT) exercise at Port Hera Navy Base in Timor-Leste.
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