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Lockheed Martin Begins Production of Multi-Mission Surface Combatant for Saudi Arabia

The U.S. government awarded Lockheed Martin an Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA) award for the production of the Multi-Mission Surface Combatant for the Kingdom of...

Canada rejects Fincantieri-Naval Group warships offer

Canada has rejected an offer from a consortium of French and Italian shipbuilders to build 15 warships to renew its naval fleet, the group...

Israel mounts Iron Dome battery on warship: military

Israel mounted a battery of its Iron Dome anti-missile system on a warship Monday, as the vaunted rocket interceptor went operational at sea for...

Training, maintenance issues beset overseas US Navy ships

Foreign-based US Navy ships are suffering a slew of problems that are raising risks and impacting military readiness, a government watchdog warned on Thursday...

Qatar Announces 5 Billion Euro Order For Warships From Italy

Qatar announced on Wednesday a five-billion-euro order for seven warships from Italy in the midst of a nearly two-month diplomatic crisis with neighboring Saudi...

U.S. Navy Seeks Additional Funding for Readiness, Aircraft, Weapons, and Ships

The U.S. Navy's original $5.1 billion Unfunded Priorities List (UPL) released in February 2016 has grown into a massive $12 billion wish list. Curiously, the...

Finland Issues RFP for Future Ships’ Combat System

The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command will send requests to 12 domestic and foreign companies to participate in tendering for a battle system for...

US Secretary of the Navy Announces Need for 355-ship Navy

The Secretary of the Navy announced the results of the 2016 Force Structure Assessment (FSA), a year-long effort which began in January that was...

NATO Operation Sea Guardian Kicks off in the Mediterranean

Today, NATO begins a new standing maritime security operation in the Mediterranean Sea named Operation Sea Guardian. Three NATO ships and two submarines – the...

US Navy’s Most Advanced Warship, USS Zumwalt Commissions in Baltimore

The Navy's newest and most technologically advanced warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) was commissioned into active service Saturday, Oct. 15, at North Locust Point...