The Government of Ukraine gave its green light for the procurement of 20 FPB 98 patrol vessels made by French shipyard OCEA.
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18 Nov 2019
In a move to flex muscles against regional threats, the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) are conducting an isolated island recovery exercice from November 14 to 21, 2019.
14 Nov 2019
According to a local newspaper, the Bulgarian government green-lighted the acquisition of two Tripartite-class mine countermeasure vessels (MCM) from the Royal Netherlands Navy for around EUR2.4 million.
13 Nov 2019
Austal Ltd is pleased to announce that Austal USA has christened the twelfth Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), at a ceremony held over the weekend at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama.
12 Nov 2019
The Airbus Helicopters VSR700 naval VTOL UAV made its maiden flight on November 8 at the Aix-en-Provence drone test center (south of France). Several test captive-flights were successfully performed on an enhanced version of the UAV.
08 Nov 2019
During the month of October, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ship Thomas Jefferson integrated and operated a DriX, an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) created by the French technology company iXblue.
08 Nov 2019
The Dutch Secretary of State Barbara Visser still hopes to make a decision this year on the Walrus-class submarines replacement, she recently confirmed to the country’s House of Representatives.
07 Nov 2019
Portsmouth Naval Base has undertaken a programme of infrastructure upgrades ahead of the arrival of the UK’s second Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, the Royal Navy said on November 5.
07 Nov 2019
The French Navy’s VBSS (Visit, Board, Seach and Seizure) teams will soon be able to improve their skills ashore with a new training module the French Armed Forces Ministry plans to build next year at the Toulon naval base (south of France), according to an RFP issued on Tuesday.
05 Nov 2019
A temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group has been awarded a contract for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS). As part of the deal, MAN Energy Solutions will supply the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard with a total of 16 engines in connection with the building of the four refuelling tankers for the French Navy.