Naval

Fincantieri launches the third corvette for Qatar

The technical launch of “Al Khor”, the third of the Al Zubarah class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The vessel will be delivered in 2022. The ceremony, held in a …

Read More »

Rohde & Schwarz to provide R&S KORA for F126 frigates

Rohde & Schwarz was awarded a mutual gain approach contract with Thales to deliver and integrate R&S KORA systems for communications and radar electronic support measures (ESM) in the new German navy F126 frigates. R&S KORA is a powerful intercept and analysis system that detects, identifies and tracks complex and broadband radar emissions, as …

Read More »

Babcock sells first new frigate design licence to Indonesia

Babcock the aerospace, defence and security company has secured the first export contract for its Arrowhead 140 (AH140) frigate through a design licence agreement with PT PAL Indonesia (Persero), a state-owned enterprise that builds and maintains ships for military and commercial use from its facilities in Surabaya, Indonesia.   The breakthrough …

Read More »

BAE Systems welcomes £85m future submarine programme contract

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded BAE Systems a £85m contract to support early design and concept work on the Royal Navy’s next generation of submarines. The contract will enable the Company’s Submarines business to progress the early stages of a programme to deliver a replacement for the Astute …

Read More »

Navantia: NB 546 AL JUBAIL starts its sea trials

The ship NB 546 AL-JUBAIL, the first of five corvettes that Navantia builds for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), has begun its sea trials in the waters of the Bay of Cádiz in order to check the correct operation of all its systems. Sea trials are carried out before …

Read More »