The German ministry of defense (MoD) announced this morning that the MKS180 frigate program has been renamed "Fregatte Klasse 126" or F126, which is in line with the German Navy (Deutsche Marine) typical designation for frigates.
Tag Archives : Damen
26 Nov 2020
After her arrival in the Netherlands at the end of August, Australia’s icebreaker RSV Nuyina is commencing her seatrials in the North Sea.
18 Nov 2020
Thales will deliver Mission and Combat System for the four MKS 180 class frigates...
13 Nov 2020
On 12th November, the Pakistan Navy commissioned its new Corvette – a Damen OPV 1900 – named PNS Tabuk at the Port of Constanta, Romania.
09 Sep 2020
On 28th August, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying ceremony for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that Damen is building for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO.
09 Sep 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, in partnership with GE, will deliver a new Combat Support Ship to the Royal Netherlands Navy. GE’s robust, proven electric propulsion technology was selected for its low noise signature, high level of reliability and commonality with the Joint Support Ship (HNLMS Karel Doorman).
31 Aug 2020
Damen has been working on the Australian Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) since 2016. A floating laboratory icebreaker that will carry out research in the Southern Oceans and around Antarctica. After the initial construction of RSV Nuyina at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, the ship is now undertaking final commissioning tests and being prepared for sea trials in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
29 Jul 2020
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a contract with Rohde & Schwarz for the delivery and installation of internal and external communication systems for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Combat Support Ship, Den Helder.
29 Jun 2020
Damen Shipyards Group, as coordinator of the SEA Defence (Survivability, Electrification, Automation, Detectability, Enabling Foresight of European Naval Capabilities in Extreme conditions) project, is proud to announce that the European Commission has selected this proposal within the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP 2019).
19 Jun 2020
On June 19, 2020, Damen Shipyards Group and the German Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr (BAAINBw) signed the contract for the construction of four MKS 180 frigates for the German Navy.