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20 Oct 2018

Due to the lack of funding, funds have not been allocated for the creation of a technical project for the modernization of the missile cruiser ‘Moscow’ project 1164. Thus, it is now decided to carry out repairs only to return the missile cruiser to the 13th shipyard m. Sevastopol Repair work can take up to 8 …

18 Oct 2018

On October 18, 2018, two patrol boats of the ‘Island’, which in the past were part of the US Coast Guard: WPB 1340 Jefferson Island and WPB 1345 Staten Island, took place in the Poti city in the framework of the coast guard of Georgia. The boats were given the names of the P-23 Ochamchir …

5 Sep 2018

The border guard ship ‘Impeccable’ project 22460, built on Shipbuilding Shipyard ‘Diamond’, is waiting for the replacement of China’s diesel engine due to its malfunction.

2 Sep 2018

The Romanian government has decided to allocate at least 137 million euros for the purchase of mobile coastal defense systems with modern anti-ship missiles, which will be located on the Black Sea coast of the country.

1 Sep 2018

On August 27, 2018, an official ceremony for the transfer of the WHEC 720 Sherman (Hamilton type) naval commander to the Navy of Sri Lanka, which was taken out of the US Coast Guard, took place in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

19 Jul 2018

The Finnish Ministry of Defense announced that on July 5, 2018, the Defense Minister approved the acquisition of Gabriel’s new Israeli anti-ship missiles for the Command of the Defense Forces to equip four promising corvets planned for the Navy of Finland under the Laivue 2020 (‘Flotilla 2020’) program, as well as missile boats of the …

19 Jul 2018

On July 5, 2018, the Turkish national defense minister announced that Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret, a Turkish state-owned design company, won a Pakistan Navy bid and, according to the contract received, will have to supply the Pakistani Navy with four MILGEM (Ada) Turkish turboprops.

19 Jul 2018

The Economic Court of the Mykolayiv region declared bankrupt the PJSC ‘Black Sea Shipbuilding Plant’, which is part of the holding company Smart Maritime Group.