The Eastern Mediterranean Patrol Corvette

The new design of the Themistocles Corvette brings next generation operational capabilities to future naval warfare. It is a multipurpose vessel at the length of 72 meter and full displacement of about 800 tons. This new corvette will also reach the speed of above 30kn with an extended endurance. It can operate a medium size marine helicopter, but also supports…

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Warramunga Gets New Mast During AMCAP Upgrade

June 26, 2020 – HMAS Warramunga has passed a significant milestone in its Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, with the installation of a new mast. The upgrade program, known as AMCAP and being implemented by the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance, is now onto its third Anzac Class Frigate after HMA Ships Arunta…

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Aucklander Eager to serve on Aotearoa

June 29, 2020 – Auckland man Luther Paniora-Prescott joined the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) to see the world and next year he will get to see it on board the RNZN’s biggest-ever ship. Able Seaman Combat Specialist Paniora-Prescott will be part of the inaugural crew of Aotearoa, a 173-metre-long sustainment vessel that boasts state-of-the-art design and capability features. Aotearoa…

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Trans-Atlantic Leaders Gather for Fourth Battle of the Atlantic Tabletop Exercise

July 1, 2020 – Joint Force Command Norfolk (JFCNF), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) newest operational level warfighting headquarters, in partnership with U.S. 2nd Fleet, held the Fourth Battle of the Atlantic tabletop exercise (TTX) virtually for leaders from multinational commands to discuss the future warfighting strategy in the Atlantic. Naval Warfighting Development Center (NWDC) facilitated the TTX, which…

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GE LM2500 Gas Turbines to Power Turkish Navy’s New Replenishment Ship

June 25, 2020 – GE Marine announced it has received a contract from Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new Fleet Replenishment Ship. Known as the DIMDEG project, this new-generation ship will satisfy the fuel, water transport and supply needs of Turkey’s surface combatants in the open seas around the world.…

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ECA GROUP to detect buried sea mines – always moving one step ahead in naval mine countermeasures

June 24, 2020 – ECA GROUP and SOACSY recently signed a licensing agreement giving ECA GROUP exclusive rights to exploit its developments using seaCHIRP® technology based on SAS (Synthetic Aperture Sonar) for the detection of buried naval mines. Naval mines are a real threat for seafarers and a navy’s daily concern. They have various forms and can be either visible…

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Kraken Provides Positive Update on $40 Million Royal Danish Navy Mine Hunting Upgrade Program

July 3, 2020 — Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company, is very pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has received notification that the complaint process regarding the Royal Danish Navy’s mine hunting upgrade program has been finalized. The Board of Complaints which oversaw the complaint process has ruled in favor of the Royal Danish…

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