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.
Tag Archives : Germany
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.
08 Feb 2019
On February 7th, the Bundeswehr and Lürssen Werft shipyard officially launched the construction of the first of five new K130 Braunschweig-class Corvettes for the German Navy (Marine).
08 Feb 2019
Rohde & Schwarz is expanding its naval expertise in Kiel by founding R&S Marinesysteme GmbH. The company develops and implements solutions for communications management and reliable communications intelligence and radar intelligence on board naval vessels.
07 Feb 2019
France and Germany have awarded the first-ever contract – a Joint Concept Study (JCS) – to Dassault Aviation and Airbus for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme. The launch of the JCS was announced by the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, and her German counterpart, Ursula von der Leyen, at a meeting yesterday in Paris.
01 Feb 2019
The German navy stands ready to deploy its ships to the Black Sea, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday in a statement.