South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) re-delivered the first KDX-I Destroyer to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy following a Performance Improvement Program (PIP).
Tag Archives : Destroyer
03 Sep 2020
The Royal Australian Navy’s three Hobart-class destroyers are set to undergo an Aegis combat system upgrade which will increase the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) air and missile defence capability.
30 Aug 2020
The Chinese naval shipbuilding industry continues to demonstrate an impressive production rate in 2020: The Dalian shipyard yesterday simultaneously launched two new destroyers for the PLAN: A Type 052 and a Type 055.
17 Aug 2020
In truth, many view the three Zumwalts as expensive U.S. Navy design failures since their ...
06 Aug 2020
The Udaloy-class ASW destroyer "Vice Admiral Kulakov" of the Russian Navy's Northern fleet is currently sailing in the Bay of Biscay to "ensure Russian naval presence in the region". It will eventually join the Mediterranean sea.
22 Jul 2020
Today, Naviris, the 50/50 owned joint venture by Fincantieri and Naval Group, has signed a contract with OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon type Air Defense Destroyers (designated frigates in the French and Italian navies).
22 Jul 2020
Following the recent stop to the Aegis Ashore missile defense system deployment in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzō Abe's party is looking at possible alternatives. Options include additional Aegis destroyers, armed mega floats and even offensive conventional strike capability. Yoshihiro Inaba has the details and explains why the third option would be a major change for Japan's defense policy.
30 Jun 2020
The US Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $936 million contract for construction of the future USS Thad Cochrane (DDG 135). This will be the 10th Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and the 85th DDG 51 ship overall. It will be built at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and is planned to be delivered in 2027.
30 Jun 2020
In support of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Destroyer Enterprise, Lockheed Martin Australia has successfully executed a range of complex Aegis upgrades onboard HMA Ships Hobart and Brisbane at Garden Island, Sydney during the challenging COVID-19 lockdown period.
24 Jun 2020
According to pictures released on social media, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)'s Final Aegis destroyer, JS Haguro, left Yokohama on June 23 to start its initial sea trials.