The Australian Department of Defence started the tender process to upgrade the combat management system...
Tag Archives : Destroyer
19 Oct 2020
The USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) successfully executed the first live fire test of the MK 57 Vertical Launching System with a Standard Missile (SM-2) on the Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division Sea Test Range, Point Mugu, Oct. 13.
27 Sep 2020
The U.S. Navy commissioned Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) 26 September 2020 during a private ceremony at Port Canaveral, Florida.
10 Sep 2020
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).
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.