Defence
  • DSA 2014: Details of Indonesia's new stealthy missile patrol craft revealed

    The Indonesian Navy's (TNI-AL's) new 63 m Klewang-class missile patrol craft will feature radar with wider coverage, missiles with longer range and a hull made from a new composite material. The information was revealed by Peter Carlqvist, head of Saab Indonesia, in an interview with IHS Jane's at

  • German P-3C Orion upgrade approved by US State Department

    The US State Department has approved a USD250 million upgrade package for Germany's eight Lockheed Martin P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 11 April. The package comprises the procurement, integration, and installation of hardware and

  • Indian Navy to attend PLAN's 65th anniversary fleet review

    The Indian Navy (IN) will attend the international fleet review hosted by China in the northeastern port of Qingdao to mark the People's Liberation Army Navy's (PLAN's) 65th anniversary on 23 April. IN officials told IHS Jane's on 14 April that it is fielding its stealth frigate, INS Shivalik , for

  • Indonesian Navy upgrades three corvettes with ASW capabilities

    The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Laut - TNI-AL) has completed an upgrade of three Kapitan Pattimura (Parchim I)-class corvettes, including the mounting of anti-submarine warfare (ASW) equipment. The completion was marked in a handover ceremony held at the headquarters of

  • Lebanon takes delivery of US RHIBs

    The United States has donated eight "gunboats" to Lebanon, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) announced on its website on 14 April. The photographs posted on the LAF website suggested that at least some of the craft are Sea Force 11 m Enforcer Cab RIBs made by the US company Willard Marine.

Subscribe to Sea Platforms for access to more latest Sea Platforms news, analysis and data
  • IAI on course for JSF wing deliveries

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is on course to begin delivery of a contracted 811 production-standard wing-sets for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) in mid-2015, IHS Jane's was told in early April. Speaking at the company's headquarters and site of the new JSF
  • Boeing's Phantom Badger vehicle cleared for V-22 carriage

    Boeing's Phantom Badger tactical ground vehicle has been certified for internal carriage aboard the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, the company announced on 8 April. The US Navy (USN) certified the vehicle in March, having conducted a series of form-fit checks and pressure tests. Structural

RELEVANT PROFILE LISTINGS

  • Bay class

    Fleetlist Comment: The size, manoeuvrability and other operational characteristics of these vessels are tailored for operations in harbours and other restricted waters and for fulfilling present and anticipated multimission requirements. All units are ice strengthened for operation on the Great

  • Coast guard patrol craft

    Fleetlist Comment: Built in 1957 at Montevideo. Overhauls are planned.

  • Container ship

    Fleetlist Comment: Owned and operated by Sealift, Inc. under charter to MSC. When fully loaded the ship can carry 916 20 ft containers of various aviation munitions intended to re-supply forward-deployed fighter and attack squadrons. The ship is fitted with an extensive cocoon system enabling it to

  • Container ships

    Fleetlist Comment: LTC John U D Page and SSGT Edward A Carter were first chartered by MSC in February and June 2001 respectively. Both operated by Maersk Lines Limited and are APS-3 ships for army prepositioning in the Indian Ocean.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT