The Italian Navy Paolo Thaon di Revel, the first of class PPA Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship is now in the water following its roll out ceremony at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Muggiano – La Spezia, Italy. The vessel will feature a hybrid GE LM2500+G4 gas turbine propulsion system.
16 Jul 2019
The first of nine maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) on order for the Royal Air Force has taken to the skies. The flight of the Poseidon MRA Mk1 (P-8A) was completed successfully at the hands of Boeing test pilots.
15 Jul 2019
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Greece of up to 7 MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters for an estimated cost of $600 million.
13 Jul 2019
Today in Cherbourg, Naval Group launched the Suffren, during a ceremony attended by French President Emmanuel Macron. Suffren is the first of six new generation, Barracuda-type, nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSN) for the French Navy.
10 Jul 2019
A new lightweight version of the Bal-E coastal defense system was unveiled at IMDS 2019. The Rubezh-ME is based on a more compact Kamaz 8x8 chassis and deploys the same KH-35 family of anti-ship missiles. IMDS is the naval defense exhibition which opened its doors today in St Pertersburg, Russia.
09 Jul 2019
Dutch State Secretary Barbara Visser, Belgian defense minister Didier Reynders and French companies Naval Group and ECA Robotics signed the contract for 12 next generation MCM vessels and their equipment in Brussels, on July 5, 2019.
09 Jul 2019
The U.S. Navy declared initial operational capability (IOC) of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter June 28 clearing the way for fleet operations and training.
08 Jul 2019
The US Coast Guard (USCG) on June 25 accepted its 10th HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft outfitted with the Minotaur Mission System Suite. Integration was completed at L3 Technologies Inc. Integrated Systems Platform Integration Division in Waco, Texas.