Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry

According to information published by the Philippine State on March 8, 2023, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel stationed in Pag-asa Island reported the presence of a People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA) Navy vessel, China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel 5203, and forty-two (42) suspected Chinese Maritime Militia (CMM) vessels anchored in the vicinity of Pag-asa Island.

According to a PR published by EDGE on March 7, 2023, ADSB, a leader in the design, new build, repair, maintenance, refit, and conversion of naval and commercial vessels, and Sadar Defence Engineering, signed a strategic MoU to cooperate to assess the viability of entering into definitive agreement for the provision of 12-metre platforms, as well as a transfer of technology (ToT) programme for the Indian market.

According to a PR published by DSIT Solutions on February 23, 2023, one of the world’s leaders in underwater defense and security solutions, offering advanced, state-of-the-art sonar and acoustics technologies for naval, homeland security and energy applications ‒ entered into a contract several months ago with a leading European shipyard.

According to information published by OCCAR on February 21, 2023, at the meeting room “Torricelli” of the U212 NFS Programme Division, the NFS program has met a significant milestone, the Critical Design Review (CDR), a fundamental step for the realization of the new generation of submarines.

According to information published by OCCAR on March 1, 2023, after signature by the Nations of the Programme Decision and Memorandum of Understanding, the OCCAR-EA Director Joachim Sucker and the Director of EuroTorp Giovanni Oliveri signed the contract for the In-Service Support of the Light Weight Torpedo (LWT) MU90.

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