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16 Jul 2020

The commissioning ceremony took place on July 10, 2020 at Alava Wharf, Subic Bay, a new military frigate officially adopted by the Philippine Navy. Launched last May, BRP Jose Rizal is the first of 22,600 tonne multi-purpose frigates ordered by the Philippine Navy from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as part of a …

9 Jul 2020

A division of Huntington Ingles Indires (HII) has won a $ 936 million contract to build an additional Arly Burke (DDG 51) Flight III class destroyer for the US Navy. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $ 5.1 billion contract to build six Arly Burke Flight III destroyers for the US Navy. Ingalls has delivered …

7 Jul 2020

The Government of Canada has entered into a contract to operate Fleetway Inc. from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Navy (RCN) Halifax class frigates. Estimated at $ 72.6 million. USA for the first six years, with options to extend up to 22 years, this contract will provide a full range of technical data management …

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.

18 May 2018

Official Navy Navy Navy News magazine reported that Damen Shipyards Galati shipyard Damac Shipyards Galati (Romania), which is part of the Damen Shipyards Group’s international (headquartered in the Netherlands), held a construction start-up ceremony (the first steel cut) the main of two contracted by Damen for the navy of Pakistan’s large patrol ships of the …