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.
Tag Archives : Amphibious Warfare
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.
19 Dec 2019
French equipment manufacturer CNIM is right on track and on time to deliver a new generation of landing craft to the French Navy (Marine Nationale), having cut steel of the first EDA-S in October this year.
18 Dec 2019
The Petr Morgunov amphibious assault ship of project 11711 built by Yantar Shipyard began factory running trials, the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) said.
11 Dec 2019
Damen Shipyards Group held a keel laying ceremony for a LST 100 amphibious vessel for the navy of Nigeria on December 9, 2019. The event took place at the Damen Shipyard Sharjah facility located in the United Arab Emirates.
10 Dec 2019
Russian media have recently reported the characteristics of prospective amphibious assault ships which are to be laid in the spring of 2020. They show that Russian Navy will obtain, although with a delay, universal landing ships for ship-to-shore connection. The Profile magazine writes about their characteristics and design.
18 Nov 2019
In a move to flex muscles against regional threats, the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) are conducting an isolated island recovery exercice from November 14 to 21, 2019.
14 Nov 2019
The French Army and French Navy started the qualification testing of the Griffon Armored Personnel Carrier and Jaguar Armored Fighting Vehicle in early November 2019.
07 Nov 2019
When more than a dozen F-35B Lightning IIs thundered across the skies of the Eastern Pacific and touched down on the USS America on Oct. 8, 2019, it signaled the birth of the most lethal, aviation-capable amphibious assault ship to date.