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HMS Prince of Wales

Britain’s latest aircraft carrier has set sail to begin sea trials

Britain’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has sailed from Rosyth Dockyard for the first time the UK Ministry of Defence reported 19 September. Eight years after her...
HMS Uppland

Sweden’s Gotland-class submarine HMS Uppland relaunched

The relaunch of HMS Uppland took place on 19 June, Saab announced. Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life upgrades (MLU) and are equipped to face the challenges of...
Russian Navy armament plan

Russian Navy to get over 180 warships by 2027 under armament plan

Russian news agency TASS reported 27 March that the Russian Navy will get over 180 warships and vessels of new Projects under the state armament plan for 2018-2027, Defence Minister Army General...
Sōryū-Class Attack Submarine

Japan commissions 10th Sōryū-Class Attack Submarine

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned its 10th Sōryū-class diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) on 18 March. The submarine JS Shoryu (SS-510) was built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI)...
Type 26 frigate

BAE Systems selected as preferred tenderer to deliver Australia’s SEA 5000 Future Frigates

BAE Systems has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of its selection as the preferred tenderer for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The overall announced program...