Naval

First Batch of Saudi Naval Forces’ Students Graduate in Spain

On behalf of Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily, Commander of the Western Fleet Major General Yahya bin Mohammed Al-Asiri (photo) attended the graduation ceremony of the first batch of students on scholarships to study marine sciences in the Kingdom of Spain. The …

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KONGSBERG awarded contracts valued at 8.2 BNOK

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has entered into contracts with Norway and Germany to deliver ORCCA™ combat system elements to the six new 212CD submarines, and the Naval Strike Missile to the two nations’ Navies. “The deliveries will last way into the 2030s and is an important and strategic …

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thyssenkrupp Marine Systems receives largest order in its history

 thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has officially been commissioned to build six identical Type 212CD submarines. The procurement organizations of Norway and Germany signed the corresponding contracts today. Due to the pandemic situation, the ceremony took place on a small scale and virtually; the customers were connected via video conference in Kiel. …

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Safran’s Paseo XLR sight chosen for Brazil’s new frigates

Safran’s Paseo XLR (eXtra Long Range) optronic (electro-optical) sight has been chosen by the Aguas Azuis consortium for Brazil’s new Tamandaré class frigates. The Brazilian navy will take delivery of four frigates, each displacing 3,500 metric tons, starting in 2026. They will each be fitted with two PASEO XLR sights. …

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