Navy / Maritime News

ASELSAN Signs Contract Amendment for MILGEM
Navy / Maritime Investment

ASELSAN Signs Contract Amendment for MILGEM

ASELSAN informed KAP that it had a contract amendment with TAIS Shipyards & STM Joint Venture for Naval Warfare Systems and Payloads of MİLGEM 9-12 Frigates.

Pakistan’s PNS Babur Leaves for her Homeport
Navy / Maritime

Pakistan’s PNS Babur Leaves for her Homeport

Pakistan Navy’s PNS Babur 280, prepares to sail to Pakistan, homeport. ASFAT released a video of Corvette showing that the ship is ready for departure.

U.S. Orders the fifth and sixth Constellation-class frigates
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Orders the fifth and sixth Constellation-class frigates

U.S. Navy awarded Fincantieri Marinette a contract for the fifth and sixth Constellation class frigates in the amount of $ 1.05 billion.

ALPİN Unmanned Helicopter to Go, Naval
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

ALPİN Unmanned Helicopter to Go, Naval

TİTRA is jointly working on giving its ALPİN unmanned helicopter the capability to take off from and land on ships with Airbus.

Turkiye's First AIP Submarine Joins the EFES Exercise
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Turkiye's First AIP Submarine Joins the EFES Exercise

Turkiye's first Reis Class Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) type submarine, Piri Reis (S 330), will participate in the Efes 2024 exercise.

TAIS Lays the First Block of İzmit Frigate
Navy / Maritime

TAIS Lays the First Block of İzmit Frigate

TAIS Shipyards, responsible for constructing the next I-class frigates, has laid the first block of the İzmit (F-517) frigate.

Ukraine Arms Its USVs With Grad Artillery Rockets
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Ukraine Arms Its USVs With Grad Artillery Rockets

Ukrainian MoD has announced the integration of Grad 122 mm artillery rocket launchers on its Sea Baby kamikaze USVs.

Steller Systems Reveals Multi-Role Support Ship Concept
Navy / Maritime

Steller Systems Reveals Multi-Role Support Ship Concept

Steller Systems has unveiled its Fearless-class design to answer the U.K.’s requirements for a Multi-Role Support Ship (MRSS).

Russia Intercepts USVs from Helicopters
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Russia Intercepts USVs from Helicopters

Russia introduced a new doctrine to intercept Ukrainian USVs in the Black Sea. Russian helicopters open fire on USVs, similar to ASW doctrine.

USS Zumwalt Destroyer Prepares for Hypersonic Missiles
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

USS Zumwalt Destroyer Prepares for Hypersonic Missiles

One of the 155 mm AGS main guns on the USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) has been removed to integrate CPS hypersonic boost-glide missiles.

U.S. Marine Corps Retires AV-8B
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Marine Corps Retires AV-8B

The U.S. Marine Corps demonstrated AV-8B Harrier II for the final time on May 11 and 12, 2024, before switching to F-35B jets.

UK Plans Land Attack Capability for Future Frigates
Navy / Maritime

UK Plans Land Attack Capability for Future Frigates

The UK has announced its intention to equip its future frigates, Type 26 and Type 31, with long-range land attack capabilities to combat new threats.

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS

Turkish Navy’s TCG Oruç Reis frigate (F-245) undergoing Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) was spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS by the photographer Oğuz Eroğuz.

UK to Build Six New Amphibious Warships for Royal Navy
Navy / Maritime Investment

UK to Build Six New Amphibious Warships for Royal Navy

Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, Grant Shapps, announced they would build six new warships for the Royal Navy.