BAE Systems cut the first steel for HMS Cardiff, the second Type 26 City-class frigate for the Royal Navy, on August 14 2019.
Tag Archives : Frigate
02 Aug 2019
The Belgian Navy (Marinecomponent / Composante marine) frigate Leopold I started today a 5-month long deployment as part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1).
26 Jul 2019
France and Greece are actively working on a Government-to-Government agreement for the procurement of two Belharra / FDI frigates for the Hellenic Navy, Naval News learned from Naval Group.
17 Jul 2019
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) took delivery of the FREMM Frigate Normandie from Naval Group. Normandie is the sixth and final anti-submarine warfare variant FREMM for the French Navy.
03 Jul 2019
According to local media, the Russian Navy started to experiment the use of UUVs and USVs from its Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate. UAVs are set to be tested from Russia's latest generation of frigates as well.
28 Jun 2019
Naval Group is set to begin construction on the Defense and Intervention Frigate (FDI) with a first steel cutting ceremony expected to take place in mid-October at the shipyard in Lorient. The FDI is the next generation of surface combatant for the French Navy.
27 Jun 2019
Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence company, has successfully completed Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of the Air Weapons Handling System (AWHS) for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, designed for BAE Systems.
27 Jun 2019
Naval Group hosted the French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, to celebrate the end of work on the sixth and final ASW variant multi-mission frigates "Normandie". The event was also a celebration for the beginning of the manufacturing of the FREMM frigates with reinforced air defense capabilities (FREMM DA) and of the Defense and Intervention Frigate (FDI), the first fully digital warships.