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DCNS Floats Fourth French FREMM Frigate

DCNS Floats Fourth French FREMM Frigate

France: On 12 July 2014, DCNS floated the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc in Lorient, France. The achievement of this industrial milestone marks an important step in the construction of the vessel. It once again underlines the industrial dynamism of DCNS: […]


Adelaide Class Frigate Maintenance Contract Signed

Adelaide Class Frigate Maintenance Contract Signed

Minister for Defence David Johnston today announced that Thales Australia Ltd has been awarded the Navy’s Adelaide Class guided missile frigate’s (FFG) Group Maintenance Contract. Senator Johnston said the contract will be for an initial period of four and half […]


Second French FREMM Frigate Pursues Sea Trials

Second French FREMM Frigate Pursues Sea Trials

The FREMM Normandie multi-mission frigate, second of the series ordered by OCCAR (*) on behalf of the DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) and the French Navy, left the DCNS site in Lorient on 14 May on its way to the […]


US Navy Frigate Arrives in Romania

US Navy Frigate Arrives in Romania

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, April 28. Taylor’s presence in Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to […]


Successful Sea Acceptance Trials of Colombian Almirante Padilla-class Frigates

Successful Sea Acceptance Trials of Colombian Almirante Padilla-class Frigates

Thales and DCNS announce the comprehensive modernization program of the Colombian Navy’s four Almirante Padilla class frigates has been concluded with a successful Sea Acceptance Test of the class’s fourth ship. The contract with the Colombian authorities was signed early […]


Russia Floats Out New Frigate for Black Sea Fleet

Russia Floats Out New Frigate for Black Sea Fleet

The Yantar shipyard in Russia’s Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad on Friday floated out the first in a series of six Project 11356 frigates being built for the Black Sea Fleet, the company said. The Admiral Grigorovich was laid down in […]


New TRS-4D Naval Radar for German F125 Frigates

New TRS-4D Naval Radar for German F125 Frigates

Cassidian’s new radar for the German Navy’s F125 class frigates has demonstrated its particular reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities during tests in the North Sea and Baltic Sea and during factory acceptance tests. In two test series of several weeks, the […]


DCNS Begins Sea Trials of FREMM Multimission Frigate Normandie

DCNS Begins Sea Trials of FREMM Multimission Frigate Normandie

FREMM frigate Normandie, the second of the Aquitaine class for the French Navy, put to sea for the first time on 25 October. This milestone marks the beginning of the ship’s sea trials, which will take place off Brittany and […]


New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

The New Zealand MoD has confirmed its preferred tenderers for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project to include MBDA as the provider of Sea Ceptor for the Local Area Air Defence (LAAD) system; subject to […]


 
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