JFD Receives Subcontract for Navantia MOSHIP Program

JFD was awarded a contract by Navantia to conduct a Ship Survey and Suitability Assessment of the Spanish Navy’s new Submarine Rescue Mothership (BAM-IS). Navantia, the Spanish state-owned military shipbuilding company, is in the process of completing the preliminary design for the BAM-IS. The new Mothership (MOSHIP) will replace the Spanish Navy’s existing vessel which is not adapted to host…

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First Royal Saudi Navy Corvette Christened at Navantia San Fernando

Navantia has delivered this Thursday to the Royal Saudi Navy the first of the five corvettes built in its shipyards in the Bay of Cádiz, in a ceremony held at the facilities of the La Carraca Naval Base, in San Fernando. The delivery ceremony for construction 546, named AL-JUBAIL, was attended by the commander of the Saudi Navy, Vice Admiral…

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Navantia Delivers First Corvette to the Royal Saudi Navy

Navantia delivered to the Royal Saudi Navy the first of the five corvettes built in its shipyards in the Bay of Cádiz March 31st in a ceremony held at the facilities of the La Carraca Naval Base, in San Fernando. The delivery ceremony for construction 546, named AL-JUBAIL, was attended by the commander of the Saudi Navy, Vice Admiral Fahad…

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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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Navantia Advancing Digital Services With PERTE

The naval sector celebrates the approval, by the Government, of the Strategic Project for the Recovery and Economic Transformation of the Naval Sector, the Naval PERTE, and has thanked the effort and work carried out by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism. Thanks to PERTE, the shipbuilding industry will be able to benefit from the boost provided for in…

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Navantia to Modernize Fridtjof Nansen Class Frigates

The Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) has just signed a contract with Navantia to implement technical support for the future modernization of the Fridtjof Nansen Class (F-310) that Navantia designed and built for the Norwegian Navy between 2000 and 2011. As part of the Scope of the Contract, Navantia will perform a Configuration Audit of the Fridtjof Nansen Class Frigates…

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Minister of Defense Highlights Navantia’s S-80 Submarine

The Defense Minister, Margarita Robles, today visited the Navantia shipyard in Cartagena to inquire about the evolution of the latest-generation S-80 submarine program, the first to be entirely Spanish in design and construction. During his visit, Robles was able to see first-hand the evolution of the schedule for the S-80 program, which is carried out in compliance with NASA safety…

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Navantia Flashes Up News Diesels on Subs Isaac Perl and Galerna

S-81 “Isaac Peral”, the first submarine of the S-80 series built by Navantia for the Spanish Navy, has successfully passed the safety milestone of starting its diesel engines, which is part of its port testing. The start-up was carried out successfully on Friday, November 12 at the Armament Dock of the Cartagena shipyard. That same day, the start-up of the…

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Navy Welcomes Stalwart into the Fleet

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned its latest ship into service on November 13 at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, Western Australia. HMAS Stalwart, the second of the Supply-class auxiliary oiler replenishment ships, will provide logistic replenishment to ships at sea, while also having the ability to support the Joint Force on a wider scale. Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan…

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Fincantieri & Navantia to Collaborate in European Defense

Fincantieri and Navantia have reached an agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost their relationship and explore the joint benefit of a broadened collaboration in the naval and maritime domains. Both companies, which are first class reference European shipyards, will assess future opportunities for Italian and Spanish Navies, including the development of joint projects and the participation in…

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