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Babcock cuts steel for Royal Navy’s Type 31 frigate HMS VENTURER at Rosyth

Babcock, the aerospace, defence and security company, was joined by UK Secretary of State for Defence and Shipbuilding Tsar, Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP...

Thank you for the MEWSIC!

An important step forward in the modernisation of the Royal Navy’s electronic warfare capabilities. The Royal Navy’s surface electronic warfare posture is being overhauled via...
Jiangkai II frigate Linyi

China’s Jiangkai frigate roll-out delivers global reach

Dr. Lee Willett - Like any navy seeking global presence, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will use its surface forces to project influence. A...

What Lies Beneath?

Ship categories are changing: As navies are required to respond to an ever-increasing spectrum of traditional and non-traditional threats, the lines of classification between...
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...

Thales Sea Fire digital radar for FTI frigate programme enters production

Thales is pleased to announce that the first Sea Fire radar for the French Navy’s FTI future medium-size frigates programme is now in production....
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IFF and When

Thales expects to deliver its first completed TSA-6000 IFF system to the French Navy by the end of the year. The company said that its...
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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...
HENSOLDT

New Radars for German Navy Frigates

The German Navy’s F124 air defence frigates are to receive new radars from Hensoldt, working with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The Federal Office of Bundeswehr...
USS-Carney

U.S. Navy awards modernization contract for USS Carney and USS Winston S. Churchill

BAE Systems has received an $83.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile destroyers USS Carney (DDG 64) and USS Winston...

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