Russia Considers Options with Project 11356 Frigate Admiral Kornilov

February 19. /TASS/. The Yantar Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) submitted proposals to Russia’s Defense Ministry on the options of completing the construction of the Project 11356 frigate Admiral Kornilov, Shipyard CEO Ilya Samarin told TASS on Friday. “The corresponding proposals were presented to Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko during his visit to the Yantar Shipyard in October.…

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Sovereign shipbuilding capability retained in Hunter Class Frigate project

January 28, 2021 – The Morrison Government’s Hunter Class Frigate Project continues to ramp up its Australian workforce, with the graduates of Australia’s first digital shipbuilding course beginning work on the Project. The Diploma of Digital Technology, run by the prime contractor for the Hunter Class Frigate Project, BAE Systems Maritime Australia and Flinders University, was launched in March last…

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GE to Provide Fincantieri with LM2500+G4 Gas Turbine to Power United States Navy’s Next-Generation FFG 62 Frigate

December 16, 2020 – GE Marine announced a contract to provide Fincantieri Marinette Marine with a GE LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine to power the United States Navy’s Constellation class (FFG 62) frigate. GE also will provide the gas turbine auxiliary skids (electric start, fuel forwarding and water wash systems) and the gas turbine control system. The new U.S. Navy…

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Type 31 ‘Frigate Factory’ Unveiled in Rosyth

Work has begun on a huge hall for the Royal Navy’s next-generation Type 31 frigates – to build two ships side-by-side. Standing at 147 metres long, the hall at Rosyth includes 30-metre high ‘megadoors’ and will be able to accommodate two of the 138.7-metre vessels being assembled at the same time side by side. Babcock awarded a £31.5m contract to…

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MKS180 Rebranded as F126 Frigate

December 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Bundeswehr is planning the MKSMultipurpose combat ship180, the future frigate class 126, as an all-rounder for the Navy. Mission modules cover a wide range of uses – with superiority in naval warfare at the extreme end. The MKSMultipurpose combat ship180 will be an all-purpose weapon. Built-in modules designed for specific military missions will…

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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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Babcock Team 31 completes Whole Ship Preliminary Design Review

August 3, 2020 – Team 31 has successfully completed its Whole Ship Preliminary Design Review (WSPDR) marking the end of the Engineering functional design phase. The review provides a key indicator of the compliance, maturity and engineering risk in proceeding into Detailed Design and maturing the 3D CAD model. The WSPDR was the whole ship culmination event of a large…

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Dom Francisco de Almeida in Den Helder for Midlife Upgrade

July 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – Frigate Dpm Francisco de Almeida sails, at this time, to Den Helder (Netherlands) where it is expected to arrive next Monday, July 13th, in order to continue, as planned, the Midlife Upgrade. This modernization program aims, as is being done with the other ship of this class – NRP Bartholomeu Dias – to extend…

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