Australia's Continuous Naval Shipbuilding Program has reached a new milestone with construction on the first Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) to be built in Western Australia commencing.
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24 Mar 2020
On March 17, a French Navy Rubis-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) escorting the French Carrier Strike Group (TF 473) during the Foch mission carried out a "linkex" type exercise with an E-2C Hawkeye AEW aircraft from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.
20 Mar 2020
The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has begun work on a project to upgrade several of Bulgaria's air defence radars, aircraft and naval vessels to the new NATO Combat Identification System, the NCI communication team said on March 17.
17 Mar 2020
The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) successfully completed acceptance trials on March 12, returning to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division after spending two days at sea in the Gulf of Mexico.
12 Mar 2020
In May, the Hamburg air defense frigate will first took part in a missile live-fire ...
09 Mar 2020
GE Marine announced on March 9 that its 4.6 MW LM500 marine gas turbines will power ships 13 through 16 of the Republic of Korea Navy's PKX-B patrol boat program.
09 Mar 2020
Groundbreaking' trials in Norway saw a collection of unmanned equipment tested in an operational setting for the first time, in a number of milestones for the naval service’s autonomous future, the Royal Navy announced on March 6.
06 Mar 2020
Construction of the US Navy's future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) officially began at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard on Mar. 3, the Navy Team Ships Public Affairs stated. The milestone was marked by a ceremony at BIW’s structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.
06 Mar 2020
The first extra-large autonomous test submarine will be developed for the Royal Navy following a new contract by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). An initial £1 million contract has been awarded to Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd to build a test submarine that will be used to explore the potential capabilities of larger uncrewed underwater vehicles in the future.
02 Mar 2020
The US Coast Guard (USCG) Research and Development Center (RDC) is moving forward with plans to assess low-cost, commercially available autonomous solutions to improve maritime domain awareness in remote regions of the Pacific Ocean.