NAVAL NEWS April 2022

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry

According to a tweet published by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on April 29, 2022, the Mogami frigate, the first of a 3,900-ton class destroyer for the Ministry of Defense, was delivered and left Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Shipyard after 2 years and 6 months of construction.

According to information published by Fincantieri on April 28, 2022, 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 at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard.

According to information published by IAI on April 27, 2022, Hyundai Heavy Industries and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have signed an agreement to supply the Philippine Navy with IAI’s ALPHA 3D Radar Systems. The systems will be integrated on the Philippine Navy’s new Corvette ships.

According to information published by Curtiss-Wright Corporation on April 20, 2022, the company announced that it was selected by Progeny to provide Modular Open System Approach (MOSA) computers and digital processing modules for use in the U.S. Navy’s MK54 and MK48 torpedo upgrade programs. The contract has an estimated lifetime value of $70 million.

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