Advanced Air Defense Robot on Visby Corvettes

The Visby corvettes form the body of the navy’s surface battleship. They are equipped with sensor and weapon systems that can operate on, above and below the water surface at all levels of conflict. To further strengthen the capability for air defense, the ships will receive the new capability air defense robot in the upcoming mid-term modification. The operational tasks…

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Fincantieri Delivers Second Al Zubarah Class Corvette for Qatar

The delivery of the corvette “Damsah”, the second of the Al Zubarah-class of four vessels ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place April 28th at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements, was attended by Brigadier General Abdulla…

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Fincantieri Launches Fourth Qatari Corvette

The launching of the corvette Semaisma, the fourth of the Al Zubarah-class of four vessels 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 ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements, was attended by H.E. Khalid bin Yousef…

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Navantia Partners with Zamil for RSNF Avante 2200 Corvettes

Spanish state shipbuilder and systems integrator Navantia and Saudi Zamil Offshore Service Company have agreed to boost their cooperation to provide services for RSNF Avante 2200 Corvettes in Saudi Arabia. The collaboration has been launched with the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during World Defence Show (WDS) held in Riyadh. Navantia has designed and is building five Avante…

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“INS Atzmaut” and “INS Nitzachon” handed over to Israeli Navy

July 27, 2021 – thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has handed over the two ships to the Israeli Navy today. The SA`AR 6-class corvettes had been christened earlier. This means that all four ships ordered have now been delivered to the Israeli Navy. Due to the pandemic, today’s ceremony took place on a small scale. In his speech to the guests at…

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Keel Laying Ceremony of Second MILGEM Class Corvette for Pakistan Navy held in Istanbul

April 30, 2021 – Keel laying ceremony of the second MILGEM Class Corvette being constructed for the Pakistan Navy was held today at Istanbul Naval Shipyard (INSY), Turkey. Commodore Ehsan Ahmed Khan, Chief Naval Overseer (Turkey) of Pakistan Navy stationed at Istanbul Naval Shipyard was the chief guest. Senior management of M/s ASFAT, INSY, representatives from Turkish Lloyd and other…

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EDA to Support European Patrol Corvette Project

January 4, 2020 – EDA’s Steering Board recently approved the launch of a specific EDA ad hoc project which will contribute to the implementation of a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) project aimed at developing a European Patrol Corvette. Italy, which leads a group of four PESCO participating countries involved in EPC (together with France, Spain and Greece), had requested the…

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Amur Shipyard Receives Contract for Project 20380 missile corvettes

August 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – Russia’s Defense Ministry signed a contract with the Amur Shipyard on building Project 20380 corvettes, Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko announced on Tuesday. The signing ceremony took place at the Army-2020 international military and technical forum. In August, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu visited the Amur Shipyard. Project 20380 ships developed by the Almaz…

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