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US Approves $1.5Bn Warship Upgrade Package for Australian Navy

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of long lead items, engineering development activities, and other...

Aircraft Compatibility Testing Begins Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed its homeport of Norfolk, Jan. 16 to begin Aircraft Compatibility Testing (ACT) off the...

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait

A US warship has sailed through the Taiwan Strait, mainland and Taipei officials said Friday, the first such passage since the island resoundingly re-elected...

Patria Delivers Upgraded Missile Cutter to Finnish Navy

Domestic defence equipment maker Patria handed over on Wednesday the first of four renovated and updated Hamina-class missile cutter ships to the military at...

Royal Navy HMS Forth Begins Falklands Tour

A new naval era has begun in the Falklands as HMS Forth begins her first patrol around the islands. After a 9,000-mile journey from Portsmouth,...

China’s First Type 055 Destroyer Nanchang Commissioned

The Nanchang, China's first Type 055 guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned in the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sunday morning in the port city of...

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...