Artist impression ASW Frigate © Damen Naval

Thales to equip the new Dutch and Belgian Frigates with leading edge Above Water...

The Dutch Command Materiel and IT (COMMIT) and Thales have signed a contract for the production and delivery of the Above Water Warfare...
Photo: Courtesy of Dutch MoD

Exail To Equip Dutch And Belgian Navies’ Anti-Submarine Warfare Frigates

Exail has signed a contract with RH Marine NETHERLANDS B.V to provide advanced inertial navigation systems and data distribution units for the Royal Netherlands and Belgian Navies’ Anti-Submarine...
A rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) deployed from the Italian Navy frigate

EUNAVFOR, USN conduct first combined naval exercise

The European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) and the US Navy (USN) conducted their first combined naval exercise, both forces reported in late March. In a...
HMAS Brisbane RPD21

Australia to re-assess surface fleet construct, following strategic review

Australia intends to conduct an independent review of the size, mix, and capability of its naval surface fleet, as part of increasing the overall...
GE Marine’s LM2500 lightweight composite enclosure.

U.S. Navy Commissions First Ship with GE Marine’s Lightweight Gas Turbine Enclosure

The U.S. Navy commissioned the USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32), powered by two GE LM2500 gas turbines that include GE’s lightweight composite gas turbine...
The Italian Navy

NATO SNFs conduct combined Mediterranean training, reflecting alliance focus on FONOPS

NATO’s two Mediterranean-focused standing naval forces (SNFs) have conducted combined training in the region, with such training demonstrating the groups’ collective roles in supporting...
Tamandaré frigate

Tamandaré frigate keel laying marks innovation in military shipbuilding in Brazil

On March 24th, the Brazilian Navy and Águas Azuis, a special purpose entity (SPE) formed by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and...
RNLN BEL ASWF

Dutch reveal dates for BEL/NL frigate deliveries

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MoD) has revealed the delivery dates for the four new surface ships being procured under the collaborative Belgium/Netherlands anti-submarine...
Type 26 Global Combat Ships

Rohde & Schwarz selected for Royal Navy’s Type 26 Batch 2

Rohde & Schwarz will deliver five more integrated communication and control systems, based on NAVICS, for the Type 26 Batch 2 Global Combat Ship Batch 2...

Babcock and PGZ SA pen Framework Agreement to lead to Joint Venture

Following on from our Strategic Cooperation Agreement signed in March 2022, Babcock and PGZ SA, the Polish Armaments Groups – one of the largest...

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