Ships

After 28 years, Anzac III decommissioned

0
HMAS Anzac (III) was decommissioned on 18 May at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia after 28 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy...

Ukraine sinking them faster than Russia can build them

0
The Russian navy missile corvette Tsyklon entered service with the Black Sea Fleet in July 2023, three years after launching at Zalyv Shipbuilding Yard...

China Builds World’s First Dedicated Drone Carrier

0
China has built the world's first dedicated drone carrier. The ship has not been reported however and many of the circumstances surrounding it remain...

HMAS Huon to decommission

0
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will decommission the Minehunter Coastal (MHC), HMAS Huon, on 30 May 2024. Huon was commissioned into the RAN on 15 May...

US Navy shipbuilders: technology dawdlers

0
One reason the U.S. Navy is behind on its shipbuilding goals is that it’s been slow to embrace the kinds of digital-design tools that...

Advanced warfare system for UK ships

0
The Royal Navy has officially endorsed its advanced electronic warfare system, the Maritime Electronic Warfare System Integrated Capability (MEWSIC), following positive feedback from its...

Big robotic sub goes to sea

0
DARPA has finally unveiled more of its mysterious Manta Ray robotic sub, with impressive new images of the prototype Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle (UUV) undergoing...

Fujian goes to sea

0
On 1 May China's third aircraft carrier, the Fujian, set out for maiden sea trials. The 80,000 tonne ship left Shanghai Jiangnan Shipyard at...

CN warns Chinese navy chief on safety

0
The chief of navy has used a rare face-to-face meeting with his counterpart in China to warn against continuing unsafe behaviour by the People's...

Snapshot of RN and RFA ships

0
In this snapshot of the Royal Navy and RFA’s current fleet status, UK Defence Journal  looks at the status of individual ships and what...