German Naval Yards Kiel (GNYK) will take legal action against the procurement decision of the German Federal Ministry of Defence to grant the MKS 180 project to a consortium led by Damen.
Tag Archives : Damen
15 Jan 2020
As the general contractor, Damen as well as its partners Blohm+Voss and Thales are pleased with the intention announced today, to instruct the partners to supply the German Navy with at least four frigates of type “Multi-purpose battle ship MKS 180”.
14 Jan 2020
The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) announced today that Dutch shipyard Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding B.V. won the MKS 180 Multi-Purpose Combat Ship tender.
20 Dec 2019
The construction of the new Combat Support Ship (CSS) Zr. Ms Den Helder should start soon. An agreement has been reached between the Dutch MoD and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding on the construction and delivery of a CSS. State Secretary Barbara Visser sent the last required document (D letter) to the Lower House on December 19.
16 Dec 2019
Following the recent Dutch government announcement regarding the Walrus-class replacement program, Saab-Damen and Naval Group each issued a statement. The German shipbuilder TKMS has yet to comment.
15 Dec 2019
The Mexican Navy (Armada de México) announced that its first of class Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance (long range oceanic patrol vessel or POLA) ARM “Reformador” successfully completed its Sea Acceptance Trials (SAT).
13 Dec 2019
The Dutch Ministry of Defense today issued the B-Letter for the Walrus-class submarine replacement program confirming its intent to procure 4 new submarines and shortlisting three shipbuilders for this procurement process: Naval Group, Saab and TKMS.
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.
09 Dec 2019
Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigate, the KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata.
30 Nov 2019
Naval News attended NEDS 2019, the NDIV exhibition for defense and security in Rotterdam. We focused on the Walrus-class submarine replacement program.