Navy / Maritime News

Belgian Frigate’s Deployment Delays as Missile Gets Stuck
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Belgian Frigate’s Deployment Delays as Missile Gets Stuck

Belgian frigate Louise-Marie’s (F931) deployment for the Red Sea was delayed as the RIM-7 anti-aircraft missile got stuck in the launch tube.

Royal Navy to Install Laser Weapons on Ships by 2027
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Royal Navy to Install Laser Weapons on Ships by 2027

Secretary of State Grant Shapps has announced that Royal Navy will proceed in 2027 to install laser weapons on warships to deal with aerial threats.

Gibbs & Cox Presents VLS-Reloading Sea Platform Concept
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Gibbs & Cox Presents VLS-Reloading Sea Platform Concept

The firm, a company of Leidos, presented its Mobile Defense/Depot Platform (MODEP) during Sea Air Space 2024.

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier towards Israel to Deter Iran
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier towards Israel to Deter Iran

The Biden administration moved the USS Dwight Eisenhower (CVN-69) aircraft carrier toward Israel to intercept missiles and drones fired by Iran.

French Aircraft Carrier Goes Under NATO Command
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

French Aircraft Carrier Goes Under NATO Command

France’s only aircraft carrier, Charles de Gaulle (R91), will come under NATO’s command for the first time.

Mk38 Mod 4 RCWS Installed on USN Destroyer
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Mk38 Mod 4 RCWS Installed on USN Destroyer

The U.S. Navy has installed the new 30 mm Mk38 Mod 4 RCWS, featuring firepower and sensor suite upgrades on an Arleigh Burke Flight-IIA destroyer.

Pentagon Tests Ukrainian USV Kamikaze Experience in Florida
Navy / Maritime Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Pentagon Tests Ukrainian USV Kamikaze Experience in Florida

The Pentagon bought an unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), the Muskie M18, from Maritime Tactical Systems Inc. (MARTAC) to test for kamikaze missions.

Indonesia Buys two Scorpene Evolved Full LIB Submarines
Navy / Maritime

Indonesia Buys two Scorpene Evolved Full LIB Submarines

On March 28th, 2024, Indonesia chose Naval Group and PT PAL to purchase two Scorpène Evolved Full Lithium-Ion battery (LIB) submarines.

TCG Kınalıada Sets for its Longest Journey to Japan
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

TCG Kınalıada Sets for its Longest Journey to Japan

The newest corvette of the Turkish Navy, TCG Kınalıada F 514, is preparing for its longest journey. The ship will cruise to Japan and return in four months.

Third Round in Denmark: Harpoon Missile Fails
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Third Round in Denmark: Harpoon Missile Fails

Danish Armed Forces announced on its official website that maritime traffic is closed due to a Harpoon missile launch failure in the Great Belt.

Second Round on Danish Frigate: Chief of Defence Dismissed
Navy / Maritime Country Sensors

Second Round on Danish Frigate: Chief of Defence Dismissed

Royal Danish Navy frigate has encountered a vital malfunction in the Red Sea, and the Chief of Defence is dismissed.

Italy Procures Three Unmanned Submarines from IAI
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Italy Procures Three Unmanned Submarines from IAI

Italian Navy plans to acquire three unmanned submarines, known as the BlueWhale, from Israeli company Israel Aerospace Industry [IAI]

Peru Signs a $463 million contract with Korean HHI
Navy / Maritime

Peru Signs a $463 million contract with Korean HHI

Peru awards a $463 million contract to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyards to co-produce four ships with SIMA Peru shipyards for the country's Navy.

U.S. Navy Tests Engine Configurations for Large USVs
Navy / Maritime Engine and Transmission

U.S. Navy Tests Engine Configurations for Large USVs

NAVSEA has announced the completion of extended reliability demonstrations of four different engine configurations for the LUSV programme.