Wednesday 29 May, 2024

Sea Platforms

Fincantieri wins maintenance contract for German submarines

Fincantieri has announced that it has won a contract from the German Navy to provide maintenance and modernization services for four Type 212A submarines. The agreement, worth about 300 million euros, will be carried...

Belgium and Netherlands launch frigate programme

Belgium and Netherlands have recently announced the launch of a joint frigate programme that will replace their current multipurpose frigates with four new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigates. The programme is part of a long-standing...

U.S. Navy commissions USS Santa Barbara

The U.S. Navy has a new addition to its fleet of littoral combat ships (LCS): the USS Santa Barbara, which was commissioned on 1 April at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California. The...

Dutch navy to receive twenty new landing craft

The Royal Netherlands Navy is set to receive twenty new landing craft to enhance its amphibious capabilities and replace its aging fleet of landing craft vehicle personnel (LCVP) vessels. The new landing craft will...

Fifth Astute-class submarine delivered to the Royal Navy

HMS Anson, the fifth Astute-class submarine, has departed BAE Systems shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, to begin the journey to His Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde. Capable of defending the UK’s interests at home and overseas,...

Construction begins on third Dreadnought-class submarine

The first steel has been cut at BAE Systems works in Barrow-in-Furness for the third Dreadnought-class strategic missile submarine which will carry the UK's nuclear deterrent. The Dreadnought-class ballistic missile submarines are designed and built...

Third Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boat delivered to Royal Australian Navy

Austal Limited announced on 3 November that Austal Australia has delivered the third of eight Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (ECCPB’s) to the Royal Australian Navy. The vessel, ADV Cape Naturaliste, was officially accepted by the...