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.
Tag Archives : Royal New Zealand Navy
29 Jul 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy commissioned the HMNZS Aotearoa, the service's new fleet tanker and sustainment vessel. A commissioning ceremony was held today during which Captain Simon Rooke officially took command of the ship.
26 Jun 2020
Royal New Zealand Navy's new fleet tanker and replenishment ship Aotearoa sailed into Auckland Harbor today following her 15 day journey from Ulsan, South Korea.
10 Jun 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN)’s largest-ever vessel built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) departed for its maiden voyage home. HHI announced today (June 10) that it held a sail-off ceremony for the 26,000-ton logistics support vessel, HMNZS Aotearoa.
18 Apr 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy's newest auxiliary ship HMNZS Aotearoa started conducting replenishment trials with Philippine Navy's Future Frigate Jose Rizal off the coast of South Korea.
31 Mar 2020
The U.S. Navy awarded Boeing a $1.5 billion production contract for the next 18 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes eight aircraft for the U.S. Navy, six aircraft for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy) and four aircraft for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).
13 Dec 2019
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) started builder trials of 'Aotearoa', the Royal New Zealand Navy's new auxiliary ship. The vessel headed out to sea for the first time earlier this week in South Korea.
29 Oct 2019
A christening ceremony for the Royal New Zealand Navy's largest vessel took place at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in the southeastern port city of Ulsan on October 25.
09 Oct 2019
Serco Defence has been selected by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to provide specialist training services to the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN).
15 Mar 2019
The Royal New Zealand Navy future HMNZS Manawanui got underway from her port in Denmark to start her first sea trials post conversion.