The Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender intercepted a supersonic target, during exercise Formidable Shield.
Tag Archives : Destroyer
13 May 2019
Since 2012, Chinese shipyards have launched 60 Type 056 corvettes and 20 Type 052D destroyers, illustrating once again the incredibly fast growing pace of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
03 May 2019
South Korea approved plans to construct the second batch of three destroyers, called KDX III Batch II, by 2028 with a budget of around 3.9 trillion won (US$3.3 billion), according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).
29 Apr 2019
The U.S. Navy christened its third and final Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, the USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine on Saturday, April 27.
20 Apr 2019
Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, launched the third ship of Project 15B, Guided Missile Destroyer "Imphal", today (20 April 2019) at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited in Mumbai.
11 Mar 2019
Recent aerial pictures of Jiangnan shipyard are doing the rounds on social media: They show no less than 15 destroyers and 1 aircraft carrier at various stage of construction.
27 Feb 2019
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the JS "Shiranui" (pennant number 120) during a ceremony held today at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagasaki shipyard. JS Shiranui is the second Asahi-class anti-submarine destroyer (25DD program) of the JMSDF.
25 Feb 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) to the U.S. Navy on 22 February with shipbuilders, ship’s force and representatives of Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast in attendance.
02 Feb 2019
DDG 120 will be built in the Flight IIA configuration with the Aegis Baseline 9 Combat System which includes Integrated Air and Missile Defense capability. This system delivers quick reaction time, high firepower, and increased electronic countermeasures capability for Anti-Air Warfare. Delivery to the fleet is planned for Fiscal Year 2021.
27 Jan 2019
The U.S. Navy’s newest Zumwalt-class destroyer, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), was commissioned January 26 at Naval Air Station North Island, California.