The German parliament has formally approved yesterday the procurement of four multi-purpose MKS 180 (Multi-purpose Combat Ship or MehrzweckKampfSchiff ) vessels for the German Navy (Deutsche Marine).
Tag Archives : Damen
25 May 2020
The construction of the Future Surface Combatant for the navies of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Marine) and Belgium (Belgian Naval Component) could face a further delay according to local media. The two parties don't seem to agree on some of the specifications of the so-called M-Frigate replacement.
15 May 2020
The MKS 180 Multi-Purpose Combat Ship Program of the German Navy (Deutsche Marine) is back on track following an official announcement by German Federal Minister of Defence, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.
18 Mar 2020
Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL)’s SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided missile frigates, the KRI Gusti Ngurah Rai (332).
17 Mar 2020
With Europe now at the epicenter of the Coronavirus crisis (according to the World Health Organization), here is an overview of the impact Covid19 has on the main naval shipbuilders of the "old continent".
19 Feb 2020
The contract for the construction of the Royal Netherlands Navy's new Combat Support Ship, HNLMS Den Helder, was signed today between local shipbuilder Damen and the Dutch Defense Materiel Organization (DMO).
14 Feb 2020
The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – a Damen OPV 1900 – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020.
11 Feb 2020
The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR) has held a ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA) Class vessel ARM Reformador.
21 Jan 2020
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.