Nautel, with General Dynamics, to upgrade Halifax-Class Frigate Sonars

Hackett’s Cove, NS and Cornwall, ON – Nautel, together with General Dynamics, will upgrade and maintain underwater sensors on the Halifax-class frigates for the...

Swedish Navy Keeps Future Plans Quiet

Stealthy, economic and effective is how the Swedish Navy has developed - and new plans with Kockums Shipyard aim to further develop along proven...

Thales Sea Fire digital radar for FTI frigate programme enters production

Thales is pleased to announce that the first Sea Fire radar for the French Navy’s FTI future medium-size frigates programme is now in production....

Safran’s PASEO XLR sighting system chosen for France’s future medium frigates

The PASEO XLR (eXtra Long Range) sighting system built by Safran Electronics & Defense has been chosen by Naval Group for France’s new medium...

Floating out of the eighth FREMM frigate, Normandie: Naval Group reaches...

On 1 February 2018, Naval Group floated the FREMM multi-mission frigate Normandie, just 12 months after the start of hull assembly in the building...

Hamad Port Set to Welcome ‘Visiting Warships’ for DIMDEX 2018

As part of the highly anticipated sixth edition of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (DIMDEX 2018), Hamad Port, one of the...

Protecting the Air from the Sea

Advances in the capabilities of surface-to-air missiles are being matched by developments in maritime air defence sensors. There is therefore demand for increasingly sophisticated,...

What Lies Beneath?

Ship categories are changing: As navies are required to respond to an ever-increasing spectrum of traditional and non-traditional threats, the lines of classification between...

Norwegian Frigate Modernisation

Kongsberg will perform an overarching upgrade of the Combat Management Systems (CMSs) equipping the Sjøforsvaret (Royal Norwegian Navy) ‘Fridtjof Nansen’ class frigates. Following the...

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Royal Marines have arrived in the high north for their first test on the UK’s new mission to defend the Arctic. The elite commandos are...

RAF Typhoons Carry Brimstone Over Syria

Jon Lake - The RAF’s Typhoon Force has flown its first operational sortie carrying the new-to-Typhoon MBDA Brimstone 2 precision attack missile. On 30 January, Air...

RAF Tornado Bows Out

Jon Lake - On 31 January 2019, the RAF Tornado Force flew its final operational sortie on Operation Shader - the UK element of the...

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