Navantia Reports on the Progress of the S-80 Submarine Program
Acting Spanish Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, visited Navantia's Cartagena shipyard this week, where she has been shown the current progress of the S80 submarine program, a priority to meet the needs of Spain's national defense strategy.
Brazilian Navy’s Riachuelo submarine starts sea trials
Launched on December 14 2018, the Riachuelo attack submarine is now in the final preparation phase before heading to the Atlantic waters. The new Brazilian submarine will first carry out initial tests at dock before its departure, when the propulsion, navigation, and communication systems will be tested.
French Navy Demonstrates its 1st Cooperative Engagement with Frigate & Destroyer
In a first, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) demonstrated a cooperative engagement between two of its surface vessels.
Horizon-class air defense destroyer Forbin remotely engaged a target (with an ASTER 30 surface to air missile) using a radar track shared via data-link by the FREMM frigate Languedoc.
The event, a milestone for the French Navy (a first in Europe, for a European navy), took place on September 18 2019 during the “Gabian” training exercise, a recurring exercise involving several vessels based in Toulon, on France’s Southern coast.
Our Episode 8 - Septembre 2019 video is out!
0:15 - Damen launched Pakistan Navy’s second 2300 tons corvette
01:00 - French Navy Names 3 La Fayette-class Frigates Selected for Mid-Life Update
02:00 - Britain’s Second Aircraft Carrier HMS Prince of Wales Set Sail for Sea Trials
02:40 - Boeing MQ-25 Unmanned Aerial Refueler Completes First Test Flight
03:30 - China Launches 1st Type 075 LHD for PLAN
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