Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite announced USS Constellation (FFG 62) as the name for the first ship in the new Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) class of ships ...
Tag Archives : Frigate
07 Oct 2020
According to the press release, the frigate was located in the White Sea and the ...
07 Oct 2020
The FREMM frigate "Alsace" started her initial sea trials on October 5th, setting sails for the first time under her own power from the Naval Group shipyard in Lorient. "Alsace" is the first of two air-defense frigates known as FREMM DA (Frégate Européenne Multimissions de Défense Aérienne) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale).
01 Oct 2020
BAE Systems will produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s Type 31 general purpose frigate program. The agreement, through a contract with Babcock International, will supply the Royal Navy with a set of advanced, multi-purpose gun systems for its fleet of five ships, with the first ship expected to go into service in 2027.
27 Sep 2020
India’s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) cut a steel plate for its first locally built Project 11356 frigate on September 21. The official ceremony of steel cutting was being live-streamed on the same day by the Ishwari Digital media platform.
21 Sep 2020
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.
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.