The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (foreground) and the French Navy carrier FS Charles de Gaulle sail together in the Mediterranean Sea in March 2022. Recently, NATO has had a collective carrier presence of up to five ships at sea. (US Navy)

NATO’s Carrier Groups Demonstrate Collective Deterrence

NATO is enhancing its immediate and longer-term maritime presence to build deterrence now and into the future, a senior alliance official told a recent...
The Mexican Navy’s Sierra-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ARM Benito Juarez is pictured at sea. Damen Naval designs, builds, and supports ships for a range of international customers, including the German, Indonesian, Netherlands, and Mexican navies.

Shipbuilding With VR, AR and Digital Twinning

Damen develops simulation training products to add value in ship concept, design, build, and support. Navies are seeking to introduce new ships more quickly and...

NATO’S Dynamic Manta Exercise Tests ASW capabilities and readiness

NATO’s Dynamic Manta anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise, which wrapped up in the Mediterranean Sea on 4 March, demonstrated the availability and readiness of NATO...
The UK Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales is pictured at sea in March 2022, sailing in Norwegian waters during Exercise ‘Cold Response’. The carrier, with the NATO roundel visible on its for’ard island, is operating as the NATO Response Force flagship for 2022. (Crown copyright)

UK’s Royal Navy Demonstrates Two-Carrier Deployment Capability

The UK Royal Navy (RN) currently has its both of its Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers at sea, one deployed on operations while the other...
Hybrid propulsion is installed on a wide number of European frigates, including the FREMM. (Naval Group)

(R)evolutions in Naval Propulsion – It’s Electrifying!

Changing the type of propulsion used by warships to ones more environmentally friendly pose difficult challenges, especially if power hungry weapons/systems are to be...
The Hellenic Navy’s Meko 200 Hydra-class frigate HS Spetsai conducts maritime security patrols around offshore resource platforms in the Mediterranean Sea, while supporting NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian in December 2020.

NATO’s Emerging Maritime Threats

Vice Admiral Keith Blount, NATO’s Commander Allied Maritime Command discusses the range of emerging and traditional threats and risks now pressurising the alliance’s maritime...
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MBDA awarded two contracts by Greece for naval and aircraft weaponry

MBDA strengthens its close relationship with Greece’s armed forces with two contracts for armaments for the Hellenic Navy and Hellenic Air Force, signed on...
San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28)

HII Delivers Amphibious Transport Dock Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) to U.S. Navy

Global engineering and defense technologies provider HII announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered amphibious transport dock Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) to...
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MSubs and Sonardyne to collaborate on advancing autonomous naval platform capabilities

Submersible manufacturer MSubs and marine robotics technology company Sonardyne have signed a strategic partnership to advance the capabilities of long endurance, autonomous underwater platforms...
Northrop Grumman selected by U.S. Navy for sustainment and modernization of E-6B Mercury aircraft. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. (U.S. Air Force)

Northrop Grumman Selected by US Navy for Sustainment and Modernization of E-6B Mercury Aircraft

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it was recently awarded the Integrated Modification and Maintenance Contract for the U.S. Navy’s E-6B Mercury platform, a derivative of...

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