Japan's Ministry of Defense (MOD) is trying to build unique ships that will specialize in ballistic missile defense (BMD) using systems originally procured for a land-based installation known as "Aegis Ashore".
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11 May 2021
A ceremony was held today at Ainoura station, Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan, for the start of the training phase of ARC21.
30 Apr 2021
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Hobart-class Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG) HMAS Sydney fired an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) for the first time...
26 Apr 2021
As the Pentagon and Congress grapple on determining what to build to meet the “500-ship U.S. Navy goal,” a couple of years-old ideas and artist renderings may lead to a more flexible future for the U.S. Navy’s global operations.
10 Mar 2021
Here is the latest information on the status of the three DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyers...
15 Feb 2021
The Italian Navy flagship, the aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550), arrived at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Feb 13...
14 Jan 2021
Peter Ong story with additional reporting by Xavier Vavasseur. Twenty-five years ago, the late author, ...
21 Oct 2020
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) joined the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF)...
21 Sep 2020
Two Future Multi-Mission Frigates (FFM or 30FFM) are starting to take shape at two shipyards in Japan. Images and videos obtained by Naval News from local shipspotters show the integrated mast has been fitted. Both hulls should be ready for launch before the end of the year.
30 Aug 2020
The Chinese naval shipbuilding industry continues to demonstrate an impressive production rate in 2020: The Dalian shipyard yesterday simultaneously launched two new destroyers for the PLAN: A Type 052 and a Type 055.