German Naval Yards Kiel (GNYK) will take legal action against the procurement decision of the German Federal Ministry of Defence to grant the MKS 180 project to a consortium led by Damen.
Tag Archives : Germany
14 Jan 2020
The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) announced today that Dutch shipyard Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding B.V. won the MKS 180 Multi-Purpose Combat Ship tender.
05 Nov 2019
The German Defense Ministry announced on Oct. 31 it will procure a further two Type 212 submarines, in a global move to invest ten billion euros in new equipment in 2020.
01 Oct 2019
The European Defence Agency (EDA) Steering Board has just approved the launch of a 4-year CAT B project aimed at developing a swarm of biomimetic underwater vehicles for underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (SABUVIS II), the EDA announced on September 27.
30 Jul 2019
On July 17, the Bundeswehr Inspector General announced the procurement of the future Type 707 replenishment oilers for the German Navy. In 2018, Germany announced that the two existing Type 704 Rhön-class tankers will be decommissioned in 2025. The future vessels will be significantly more efficient than the previous ones, the Navy press office announced.
26 Jun 2019
In October 2018, during the last edition of Euronaval, Dassault Aviation unveiled a scale model of what could become the Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS) or Système de Combat Aérien Futur (SCAF). This first model displayed a tailless delta-winged aircraft clearly inspired by Dassault’s Rafale. Despite its presence in a naval exhibition, this plane soon raised questions about its ability to operate from an aircraft carrier, or even to act as an air superiority fighter.
20 Jun 2019
After years of delay, the German Navy officially commissioned the first F125 frigate Baden-Württemberg on June 17, 2019.
25 Apr 2019
A keel laying ceremony took place today at the Peene shipyard in Wolgast for the first of five K130 Batch II Corvettes for the German Navy (Deutsche Marine). The Corvette is named "Köln".
21 Apr 2019
In a news article recently published on its website and titled "MKS 180: The K Stands for Kombat", the German Navy (Deutsche Marine) outlines the future capabilities of its next class of surface combatant: The MKS 180.
04 Apr 2019
Germany's Federal Government gave its green light for the delivery of six frigates to the Egyptian navy as part of a dea worth about 2.3 billion euros.