The United States is seemingly proposing four MMSC vessels to the Hellenic Navy as an alternative to the two FDI frigates deal proposed by France, a local media is reporting.
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15 Oct 2019
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced on October 10 it has signed a US$565 million contract with the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) for the first of three Gwanggaeto-III Batch II (KDX-III Batch II) destroyers for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy).
16 Sep 2019
Australia's third Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD), the future HMAS Sydney, has commenced its first phase of sea trials which will test the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems, the Australian MoD announced today.
30 Aug 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's seventh monthly report (August 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
20 Aug 2019
South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) unveiled on August 14 an ambitious mid-term defense plan for 2020-2024. In addition to known projects (KDX III Batch II and KSS III Batch II) the plan calls for the design of two new naval projects for the ROK Navy: An LPX-II aircraft carrier and an arsenal ship.
29 May 2019
Raytheon's missiles played vital roles in the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO military exercise called Formidable Shield 2019, which took place off the coast of Scotland and included scenarios of no-notice target launches, the US company said on May 28, 2019.
03 May 2019
South Korea approved plans to construct the second batch of three destroyers, called KDX III Batch II, by 2028 with a budget of around 3.9 trillion won (US$3.3 billion), according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).
24 Apr 2019
The construction of 5 frigates will guarantee a stable and sufficient workload in the next 10 years. • The program will involve the modernization and technological development of Ferrol shipyard, placing it within the framework of Industry 4.0 promoted by the Government of Spain.
20 Feb 2019
The Royal Danish Navy (Søværnet) Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate Niels Juel (F363) will take part in the protection of the French Navy (Marine Nationale) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.
18 Feb 2019
The Chilean Navy is strongly interested in the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Adelaide-class frigates, according to an article at the Defensa.com website.