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HMS Queen Elizabeth Sets Sail on Maiden Voyage

Jun 25, 2017

Britain's most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard in eastern Scotland. The ship, which measures 280 metres and can move 500 miles a day…

Austal Wins USD 584.2 million US Navy Contract

Jun 25, 2017

Australian shipbuilder Austal has won a  $584.2 million contract to build a 14th Littoral Combat Ship for the US Navy, Reuters reported. The contract includes associated LCS class services and related material and integrated data environment support…

Mazagon Docks to Make 3 more Scorpene-Class Subs

Mar 19, 2017

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has approached the Indian Navy with a repeat order for three Scorpene-class submarines, reports The Hindu Businessline. The leading shipyard of the country has  French shipbuilder DCNS as its technology partner for the Scorpene submarines…

BAE Systems to Modernize Cruiser USS Vicksburg

Mar 18, 2017

BAE Systems will perform ship alternations and miscellaneous repairs aboard the 567-foot-long USS Vicksburg (CG 69) under a $42.9 million U.S. Navy contract. The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $45.9 million if all options are exercised…

Russia: 6th Yasen-Class Nuclear Sub

Jul 27, 2016

Russia's sixth Yasen-class nuclear submarine will be laid down at the Sevmash ship-building company in the city of Severodvinsk on July 29, reports RIA Novosti. The Navy currently possesses one Yasen-class submarine, the Severodvinsk, with…

Russian Sub 'Stary Oskol' Enters Black Sea

Jun 29, 2016

Russia’s Stary Oskol submarine, the third boat in Project 636.3 series for the Black Sea Fleet, on a voyage to its permanent base has passed the Bosporus and Dardanelles straits, TASS quoted the Black Sea Fleet spokesman Vyacheslav Trukhachev as saying…

HMS Ambush Docks in Gibraltar

Jun 26, 2016

Navy nuclear submarine HMS Ambush yesterday steamed to Gibraltar – in a massive show of force against Spain. The Spanish – emboldened by Britain’s Brexit vote – demanded joint sovereignty over The Rock on the same day the shock results were announced…

Turkey to Modernize Pakistan’s Subs

Jun 24, 2016

The Turkish defense firm Defense Technologies and Engineering (STM) won the tender to modernize Pakistan's submarines against its French competitor DCNS, reports Daily Sabah.STM and Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production (MoDP) have concluded…

Turkey Launches F-513 TCG Burgazada

Jun 24, 2016

Turkish Navy’s third Milgem class corvette, the F-513 TCG Burgazada, created as part of the MILGEM project, was launched with a ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. TCG Burgazada…

Nuclear Sub Vladimir Monomakh to Join Pacific Fleet

Jun 19, 2016

TASS reports that Vladimir Monomakh Borey class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (Project 955) will complete the voyage to the Pacific Fleet before the yearend, quoting Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolev…

NATO Accelerates Military Buildup in Black Sea

Jun 17, 2016

The NATO buildup in the Black Sea is part of the alliance's strategy to expand its military presence along Russia's borders. The move would destabilize the situation in the region, says a report in Sputnik. Russian state media reported earlier this month that the USS Porter…

US Navy to Name Attack Submarine USS Arkansas

Jun 16, 2016

A Virginia-class attack submarine will be called the USS Arkansas, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that SSN 800, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Arkansas. “As…

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Awarded Service Order in Peru

Jun 14, 2016

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, a leading global system supplier for submarines and surface vessels, has received a service order worth around €40 million from the Peruvian naval shipyard SIMA.  A key component of the order is the provision…

USS Mississippi Enters Korean Port

Jun 14, 2016

The US Navy’s USS Mississippi nuclear-powered submarine has arrived in South Korea as part of its maiden voyage to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, says US military statement. With a crew of approximately 141 Sailors, Mississippi will conduct…

DNV GL Guideline Trashes Unnecessary Subsea Documentation

Jun 13, 2016

Customer-case shows potential for a 40% reduction in engineering hours on subsea paperwork, and up to 80% less documentation.A cross-industry project led by DNV GL to halt the boom in subsea documentation shows that implementing a standardized approach can significantly reduce engineering hours…

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