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Greece Receives 44 mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Greece Receives 44 mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes

According to the Greek publication To Vima, Hellenic Navy Receives 44 SeaHake mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes.

Malaysia Prefers STM’s Ada Corvette for LMS Batch 2
Navy / Maritime

Malaysia Prefers STM’s Ada Corvette for LMS Batch 2

Royal Malaysian Navy (RLDM) will acquire Turkish Ada Class Corvettes as Littoral Mission Ship (LMS) Batch 2. The Ministry issued the Letter of Intent to STM.

ROK Begins the Construction of Second KDX III Destroyer
Navy / Maritime

ROK Begins the Construction of Second KDX III Destroyer

HHI announced the start of construction of the second KDX III type destroyer of the second batch (Batch II) of the "Sejong the Great" class ships.

The Netherlands Prefers Naval Group’s Barracuda Submarines
Navy / Maritime

The Netherlands Prefers Naval Group’s Barracuda Submarines

The Netherlands officially announced the Naval Group as the winner of the new submarine acquisition program for the Dutch Navy.

TCG Istanbul (F 515) Fires HİSAR-D RF Missile from MİDLAS
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

TCG Istanbul (F 515) Fires HİSAR-D RF Missile from MİDLAS

The first ship of İ-class frigates has achieved a milestone by firing ROKETSAN’s HİSAR-D RF from MİDLAS, a Turkish indigenous vertical launching system (VLS).

ASELSAN’s DERİNGÖZ UUV Dives for the First Time
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

ASELSAN’s DERİNGÖZ UUV Dives for the First Time

DERİNGÖZ 600 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle has completed its first diving tests to conduct various missions.

German Frigate Hessen’s Radar Fails
Navy / Maritime Sensors Unmanned Systems

German Frigate Hessen’s Radar Fails

A recent incident in the Red Sea shows that area air defence frigate FGS Hessen (F 221) did not shoot down a mistakenly targeted UAV due to its failing radars.

China to Build the Fourth Aircraft Carrier
Navy / Maritime

China to Build the Fourth Aircraft Carrier

China's PLA Navy political commissar Yuan Huazhi announced the development of the fourth aircraft carrier after Type 003 Fujian.

DEARSAN Signs New FAC Export Deal with Qatar
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

DEARSAN Signs New FAC Export Deal with Qatar

DEARSAN signed the Fast Attack Craft (FAC 50) supply contract for the needs of the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces at the DIMDEX fair.

Dutch Navy Opts for New Ship to Replace OPVs and LPDs
Navy / Maritime

Dutch Navy Opts for New Ship to Replace OPVs and LPDs

The Dutch MoD announced a plan to replace four OPVs and two LPDs with a new class of six ships that can simultaneously perform the former’s missions.

Patria Showcases Acoustic Minesweeping Gear
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Patria Showcases Acoustic Minesweeping Gear

Finnish Patria, known for its AMV family of armoured vehicles, displayed its acoustic minesweeping gear SONAC ACS in DIMDEX 2024.

Damen Reveals OPV2600 Design with Turkish Weapons
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Damen Reveals OPV2600 Design with Turkish Weapons

Dutch Damen unveiled the OPV2600 design at DIMDEX, which was configured for the Pakistani Navy with various weapons, including Turkish ones.

ARES Shipyard Unveils ARES 76 Corvette Details
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

ARES Shipyard Unveils ARES 76 Corvette Details

ARES Shipyard announced at Qatar Dimdex the ARES 76 Corvette design it prepared for a foreign customer.

U.K. MoD Announces Budget for Shipbuilding Programme
Navy / Maritime

U.K. MoD Announces Budget for Shipbuilding Programme

U.K. Ministry of Defence has announced it will allocate £9 billion to build 16 new warships in multiple shipyards.