October 2011 Naval Defense Industry and Military Navy News
 
 

Daewoo to sign $1.1 bln submarine deal with Indonesia by November
 
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Engineering said on Monday that it aimed to seal a $1.1 billion agreement with the Indonesian government by November to build three submarines.

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Engineering said on Monday that it aimed to seal a $1.1 billion agreement with the Indonesian government by November to build three submarines.
The South Korean shipbuilder said in a statement that this would mark the first exports of submarines from the country.
"We have launched talks to sign a submarine contract with Indonesia's defense ministry and marine," Daewoo said in a statement.

 

Progress to supply Moskit missile systems to Russian Navy
 
The Arsenyev Progress Aircraft Plant, a component of the Russian Helicopters Holding, is fulfilling the Russian Defense Ministry's order for Moskit naval-based missile systems, company managing director Yuri Denisenko told Interfax-AVN.

The Arsenyev Progress Aircraft Plant, a component of the Russian Helicopters Holding, is fulfilling the Russian Defense Ministry's order for Moskit naval-based missile systems, company managing director Yuri Denisenko told Interfax-AVN.


 

4 Mistrals won't be enough: Russian Navy likely to order several Project 11711 Ivan Gren class
 
Russian Navy sources reported to Izvestia that the Navy needs at least 18 landing/amphibious ships. With the four Mistrals LHD ordered covering 50% of this need, Russian Navy still needs about 10 more ships.

Russian Navy sources reported to Izvestia that the Navy needs at least 18 landing/amphibious ships. With the four Mistrals LHD ordered covering 50% of this need, Russian Navy still needs about 10 more ships.
The first two Mistrals will be delivered in 2014, but next year Russian Navy will receive another class of landing ship: The Project 11711 Ivan Gren class. If tests are conclusive, Russian Navy is likely to order several more ships of this class to cover its needs in amphibious vessels.

 

First Made-in-Vietnam warship unveiled
 
Vietnam’s first locally-made artillery ship TT400TP was formally unveiled at state factory Z173 in the northern city of Hai Phong, marking a new step in the country’s defense industry.

Vietnam’s first locally-made artillery ship TT400TP was formally unveiled at state factory Z173 in the northern city of Hai Phong, marking a new step in the country’s defense industry.


 

Iran Dispatches largest warship to Far-Off Seas
 
The Iranian Navy dispatched the 16th flotilla of its warships, including Jamaran, to the Northern Indian Ocean after the 15th flotilla, comprising Alvand and Bushehr Frigates, came back home.

The Iranian Navy dispatched the 16th flotilla of its warships, including Jamaran, to the Northern Indian Ocean after the 15th flotilla, comprising Alvand and Bushehr Frigates, came back home.


 

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers USNS William McLean
 
General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), delivered USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) to the U.S. Navy during a signing ceremony September 28, 2011. Named in honor of William Burdette McLean (1914-1976), the U.S. Navy physicist who conceived and developed the heat-seeking Sidewinder missile, the William McLean is the twelfth ship delivered in the Navy’s 14-ship T-AKE dry cargo-ammunition ship program in five years.

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), delivered USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) to the U.S. Navy during a signing ceremony September 28, 2011. Named in honor of William Burdette McLean (1914-1976), the U.S. Navy physicist who conceived and developed the heat-seeking Sidewinder missile, the William McLean is the twelfth ship delivered in the Navy’s 14-ship T-AKE dry cargo-ammunition ship program in five years.


 

Iran to introduce new semi-heavy submarine
 
According to reports, Iran is about to introduce a new type of semi-heavy submarine.

According to reports, Iran is about to introduce a new type of semi-heavy submarine.
Named Fateh it displaces 600 tons and is designed to protect the country's maritime borders.


 

HMS Ambush, second and newest Astute-class submarine completes first dive
 
The Navy's second hunter-killer submarine in the Astute-class has completed her first dive. HMS Ambush completed the important milestone at Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria ahead of sea trials early next year. More than 70 Ministry of Defence personnel, BAE Systems engineers and Navy staff were involved in the two-day maiden dive, which proved the boat's safety and stability in water.

The Navy's second hunter-killer submarine in the Astute-class has completed her first dive. HMS Ambush completed the important milestone at Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria ahead of sea trials early next year. More than 70 Ministry of Defence personnel, BAE Systems engineers and Navy staff were involved in the two-day maiden dive, which proved the boat's safety and stability in water.


 

F-35B COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL INITIAL SHIPBOARD VERTICAL LANDING ABOARD USS WASP
 
At sea – The Navy and Marine Corps Team made more remarkable naval aviation history today as the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) test aircraft BF-2 landed safely on USS Wasp’s (LHD-1) flight deck, the first at sea vertical landing for the Marine Corps’ F-35 JSF version.

At sea – The Navy and Marine Corps Team made more remarkable naval aviation history today as the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) test aircraft BF-2 landed safely on USS Wasp’s (LHD-1) flight deck, the first at sea vertical landing for the Marine Corps’ F-35 JSF version.

 

Royal Australian Navy to get 12 landing crafts from Navantia
 
The Australian government has approved the purchase of 12 landing crafts from Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for the navy's Canberra class landing helicopter dock ships. The LCM-1E landing crafts are the same type used by the Spanish Navy. With a length of 23.3 meters and a breadth of 6.4 meters they can reach 20 knots and have a range of 190 miles.

The Australian government has approved the purchase of 12 landing crafts from Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for the navy's Canberra class landing helicopter dock ships. The LCM-1E landing crafts are the same type used by the Spanish Navy. With a length of 23.3 meters and a breadth of 6.4 meters they can reach 20 knots and have a range of 190 miles.

 

INS Shakti inducted into the Indian navy
 
INS Shakti, the second of the two fleet tankers built by Fincantieri Shipyard of Italy for the Indian navy, was commissioned on Saturday. The vessel was commissioned by chief of Indian naval staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma. INS Shakti is the third tanker by the same name, with the earlier two having served the nation with pride. The induction of Shakti into naval service would enhance the reach of the navy well beyond the limits of the Indian Ocean and provides support to the expanding fleet of the Indian Navy.

INS Shakti, the second of the two fleet tankers built by Fincantieri Shipyard of Italy for the Indian navy, was commissioned on Saturday. The vessel was commissioned by chief of Indian naval staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma. INS Shakti is the third tanker by the same name, with the earlier two having served the nation with pride. The induction of Shakti into naval service would enhance the reach of the navy well beyond the limits of the Indian Ocean and provides support to the expanding fleet of the Indian Navy.

 

First Sea Trials for INS Vikramaditya Postponed to May 2012
 
Delegation of Indian Navy officers headed by chief of ship building and procurement department Vice Admiral N.N. Kumar arrived at JSC Sevmash shipyard on Sept 20. Main result of the inspection was changing of pre-scheduled start date of Vikramaditya's sea trials.

Delegation of Indian Navy officers headed by chief of ship building and procurement department Vice Admiral N.N. Kumar arrived at JSC Sevmash shipyard on Sept 20. Main result of the inspection was changing of pre-scheduled start date of Vikramaditya's sea trials.

 

More MiG 29K aircraft to be inducted into Indian Navy
 
The Indian Navy is set to acquire 16 MiG-29K fighters, including four trainer aircraft, in two years, and 16 helicopters in four years, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said here on Saturday.

The Indian Navy is set to acquire 16 MiG-29K fighters, including four trainer aircraft, in two years, and 16 helicopters in four years, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said here on Saturday.

 

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