HMCS-Chicoutimi

Sense, Send and Strike

The system modernisation programme for the Royal Canadian Navy’s four Victoria-class submarines is upgrading all three core elements of a submarine’s at-sea contribution to...
ppa-fincantieri

Italian Navy PPA Update

Fincantieri is currently building two multipurpose Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Italian Navy as part of the navy’s modernisation initiative. Armadainternational.com discussed the...
USS-Theodore-Roosevelt-(US-Navy)

Electric Shock

The People’s Republic of China has called for ‘electromagnetic attacks’ against US Navy warships in the South China Sea. The Warning The warning was articulated via...
Sea-SLQ-32

Transmission

What do seminal Mancunian post-punk doyens Joy Division and the US Navy’s Raytheon AN/SLQ-32 naval electronic warfare system have in common? They both debuted...
FN-Herstal-Sea-deFNder

Naval Remote Weapon Station at the Euronaval Online

Belgium-based designer and manufacturer of small caliber weapons and associated weapon systems and ammunition FN Herstal will attend EURONAVAL online, from today to 25...
Paolo-Thaon-di-Revel

Italian Navy Launches Paolo Thaon di Revel

GE Marine's LM2500+G4 gas turbine will soon power the Italian Navy’s new Paolo Thaon di Revel Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura (PPA) multipurpose offshore patrol ship. This...
‘Formidable’ class frigate

Full Steam Ahead!

Fast Attack Craft (FAC) can represent a cost effective solution, to both coastal and littoral defence requirements, and less intensive, maritime policing, needs. This...

Corvettes on Course

“Increasing demand for flexible ships that can adapt to multiple missions has been driving the corvette market over the last fifteen years,” notes Stephane...

Fire from the Sea

Investment is flowing into naval surface weaponry, notably anti-ship and land-attack missiles, plus naval gunnery, the latter of which is experiencing a renaissance as...
USS-Donald-Cook

Black Sea Flash Point

As Turkey vacillates its affections between NATO and Russia, and since the Russian seizure of Crimea and military action in eastern Ukraine, naval patrols...

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