Two Future Multi-Mission Frigates (FFM or 30FFM) are starting to take shape at two shipyards in Japan. Images and videos obtained by Naval News from local shipspotters show the integrated mast has been fitted. Both hulls should be ready for launch before the end of the year.
Tag Archives : Frigate
09 Sep 2020
The FREMM frigate "Alsace" is set to begin its initial sea trials in early October, Naval News learned from Naval Group, the shipbuilder. It is the first of two air-defence frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
09 Sep 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN)'s frigate HMNZS Te Kaha started sea trials in Canada following a mid life upgrade. It is the first of two Anzac-class frigates set to receive the Frigate Systems Upgrade (FSU) at Seaspan shipyards with Lockheed Martin Canada acting as prime contractor.
07 Sep 2020
iXblue delivered last week to Naval Group, in the presence of Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, the cybersecure navigation system for the first Defense and Intervention Frigate (FDI) for the French Navy under the project management of the French General Directorate of Armament (DGA).
27 Aug 2020
After two weeks of sailing, the Royal Danish Navy frigate Iver Huitfeldt has now arrived in the Arabian Sea and formally entered the Operation Agenor on August 25.
25 Aug 2020
Royal Australian Navy's first frigate to complete the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade, HMAS Arunta, has successfully fired surface-to-air missiles at Exercise Rim of the Pacific in Hawaii.
22 Aug 2020
Pakistan signed a first contract for the delivery two Type 054 A/P frigates in 2017. ...
14 Aug 2020
Quebec-based shipbuilder Davie Shipyard welcomed on 11 August the Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS St. John for major refit and upgrade. The event marks the start of a long-term naval maintenance and upgrade program that will keep the Halifax-class frigates operational until the arrival of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) in the 2040s.
06 Aug 2020
HENSOLDT UK has supplied a radar suite consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band radar systems to the Philippine Navy frigate BRP Jose Rizal, recently delivered by Hyundai Heavy Industries.
04 Aug 2020
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine) F124 Sachsen-class frigate "Hamburg" set sails today to take part in the European Union's EUNAVFOR MED IRINI operation in the Mediterranean Sea.