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Deployment starts with a bang

Huon-class minehunter coastal HMAS Gascoyne started its latest deployment with a bang, conducting a live mine disposal activity off the coast of northern NSW.  The…
Russian Navy to get four advanced warships by yearend

Russian Navy to get four advanced warships by yearend

There are also plans to lay down a frigate at the Severnaya Shipyard in St. Petersburg in northwestern Russia, two corvettes at the Amur Shipbuilding…

Naval Group floats out final OPV built for Argentine Navy

The last of the four offshore patrol vessels (OPV 87), A.R.A. Contraalmirante Cordero, which was built by Naval Group for the Argentine Navy has been launched…

Royal Australian Navy retires two of its oldest vessels

The Royal Australian Navy’s oldest vessels, HMA ships Paluma and Mermaid, have been farewelled from service during a ceremony held at HMAS Cairns. For more than 30 years, the survey…

Navy’s Caribbean task force masters disaster in three-day workout with Turks and Caicos troops

The UK’s Caribbean task group proved it can master disaster after an intensive four-day workout in the Turks and Caicos Islands. RFA Wave Knight and…

Minehunters trade places as Bangor and Middleton take over Gulf duties from their sisters

The role of gatekeeper for the vital shipping lanes in the Gulf region has passed from two Royal Navy minehunters to their sisters as one…

Naval Cockpit: the first qualified officers on Nave Thaon di Revel

The first Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Vessel, Nave Thaon of Revel, is now close to delivery and with it the first will enter the availability of…

Curtiss-Wright to support US Navy’s nuclear-powered vessels

The contracts involve the supply of pumps for the critical US naval defence platforms. Curtiss-Wright has secured contracts worth nearly $100m to support the construction…

Italian Navy’s third PPA ‘Raimondo Montecuccoli’ conducts first trials

Raimondo Montecuccoli is the first ship built in LIGHT PLUS configuration under the PPA programme. The Italian Navy’s new multipurpose offshore patrol ship (PPA), Raimondo…