Indian Navy Receives Ninth P-8AI

November 18, 2020 – Boeing is continuing to expand the Indian Navy’s long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare capabilities with today’s delivery of the country’s ninth P-8I. The patrol aircraft is an integral part of the Indian Navy’s fleet and has surpassed 25,000 flight hours since it was inducted in 2013. The ninth P-8I is the first aircraft to be delivered…

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Kongsberg Maritime to Supply Propellers for Spanish F110 Frigates

November 17, 2020 – Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract worth NOK 200 million with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to supply propeller systems for five F110 frigates, currently in construction for the Spanish Navy. These next-generation vessels are designed to follow on from Navantia’s F100 frigate. Egil Haugsdal, President Kongsberg Maritime, says: “We are very pleased to be working with Navantia…

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Damen Awards Thales Contract for German Navy’s MKS180 Frigates

November 18, 2020 – Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and Thales have signed a contract for the delivery and integration of the mission and combat system for the German Navy’s new MKS 180 class frigates. Thales’ Mission and Combat System includes the Tacticos Combat Management System and the AWWS Fire Control Cluster. The contract includes four ship systems, logistic services…

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Philippine Navy PASSEX with ROK Training Squadron

November 18, 2020 – The Philippine Navy’s (PN) corvette, the BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), conducted a passing exercise (Passex) with two ships of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) on Manila waters on Tuesday. In a statement on Wednesday, Navy public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, said the ROKN Cruise Training Group, consisting of ROKS Kang Gam-chan…

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Indonesia Conducts Operation Shield Sakti-20

November 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – KRI Fatahillah-361, one of the elements of the Battleship of the Republic of Indonesia (KRI) which is carrying out Operation Shield Sakti-20, under Operational Control (BKO) Marine Combat Group (Guspurla) Koarmada II, held a joint exercise with KRI Karel Satsuit Tubun (KST) -356, and KRI Diponegoro (DPN) -365 who are members of the Jala…

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CORYMBE 154: European coordination in the heart of the Gulf of Guinea

November 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – During a patrol in the Gulf of Biafra, a bilateral meeting was organized between the TG 450.1 and the Italian multi-mission frigate Federico Martinengo , on November 10. Many tactical exercises punctuated this day and allowed the Amphibious Helicopter Carrier (PHA) Dixmude , the Surveillance Frigate (FS) Ventôse and the FREMM Federico Martinengo to…

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