In a first, all three amphibious vessels of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), HMAS Canberra, HMAS Choules and HMAS Adelaide, sailed together in formation.
Tag Archives : Amphibious Warfare
14 Jun 2020
The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps are looking to quickly overhaul their Cold War-era way of moving Marines around, with the services already agreeing on the basic requirements for a new Light Amphibious Warship (LAW) and in the early phases of looking at a separate small amphibious ship class.
11 Jun 2020
Taiwan’s naval shipbuilder China Shipbuilding Corporation (CSBC) held a keel laying ceremony for the country's first ever indigenous landing platform dock (LPD) on June 9, 2020. The 10,000 tons amphibious vessel is set to be delivered to the Republic of China Navy (ROC or Taiwan Navy) in April 2022.
13 May 2020
KONGSBERG will deliver up to 150 MCTs in a phased program as part of this contract. Test article delivery will commence early 2021 followed by production phases.
22 Apr 2020
China's second amphibious assault ship, a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) known as Type 075, was launched in Shanghai today by Hudong Zhonghua shipyard. The vessel is intended for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
05 Apr 2020
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)'s Ingalls Shipbuilding division received a $1.5 billion contract award on 3 April to design and build LPD 31. This will be the 15th in the San Antonio-class ship and the second of the "LPD 17 Flight II". The contract award was moved up some weeks to provide funds to suppliers.
31 Mar 2020
The future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. on March 28.
27 Feb 2020
BAE Systems has received a $113.5 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for an additional 26 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) under the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase of the program.
26 Feb 2020
Russia’s Defense Ministry is planning to sign a contract for the construction of the first two all-purpose amphibious assault ships by late April, a source in the Russian defense industry told TASS.
26 Dec 2019
On December 20, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) released its FY2020 Defense Budget. In this document, the MoD has unveiled a new Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) deployment and training concept called the "Continuous Projection Exercises Concept" or CPEC.