The French Navy (Marine Nationale) carrier strike group, with nulcear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle as its centerpiece, set sails from Toulon Naval Base on Tuesday, March 5 for a deployment of several months dubbed "Clemenceau".
Author Archives : Xavier Vavasseur
07 Mar 2019
Rolls-Royce has secured a contract with Italian shipbuilder Cantiere Navale Vittoria for the supply of a marine propulsion package to a new Offshore Patrol Vessel under construction for the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM).
06 Mar 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's first monthly report (February 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
05 Mar 2019
Naval Group has achieved another milestone in Australia's Future Submarine Program with the signing of the first phase of the Submarine Design Contract.
04 Mar 2019
India is set to conclude an agreement with Russia for the lease of a second nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN). The amount of the transaction will be around 3 billion US dollars.
04 Mar 2019
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) recently handed over the first SubROV Submarine Remotely Operated Vehicle to the Swedish Navy (Svenska marinen).
03 Mar 2019
The littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) was commissioned into the U.S. Navy during a ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, March 2. USS Charleston is the 16th littoral combat ship to enter the U.S. Navy fleet and the 9th of the Austal-built Independence-class.
01 Mar 2019
Video interview with MBDA's Christophe Leduc about the SPIMM (Self-Protection Integrated Mistral Module). SPIMM is an all-in-one air defence module based on the SIMBAD-RC system and designed to equip ships of all types, particularly those without a combat system (such as supply ships or even landing craft).
27 Feb 2019
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the JS "Shiranui" (pennant number 120) during a ceremony held today at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagasaki shipyard. JS Shiranui is the second Asahi-class anti-submarine destroyer (25DD program) of the JMSDF.