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HMS Prince of Wales to lead NATO task force in the Arctic

Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales deploys in her role as NATO’s command ship to Exercise Cold Response, the large-scale Norwegian-led exercises which will see 35,000 troops from 28 nations operate together in the...

Cutting-edge Russian guided-missile corvette in White Sea trials

Russian Northern Fleet press office reported 6 December that Project 20385 guided-missile corvette Gremyashchiy entered the White Sea for state trials. The press office said in a statement that: "For several days, the corvette’s crew...

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 first steel was cut, the 65,000-tonne...

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 tomorrow. The relaunch...

Saab Receives Order from the US Navy for Sea Giraffe AMB

Saab announced 15 April that it has received an additional order for the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar, designated AN/SPS-77 by the U.S. Navy, for installation on the U.S. Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ships...

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 Sergei Shoigu...

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) and its shipbuilding subsidiary Kawasaki Shipbuilding...
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