IHS Jane's Navy International

  • Euronaval 2014: Algeria adds new MCMV to fleet modernisation

    Algeria has signed a contract for a new mine countermeasures vessel (MCMV), with an option for a second, as it continues a major fleet modernisation effort. As part of its undertaking the country has introduced a new landing platform dock (LPD) vessel from Italy's Fincantieri, and ordered two

  • Euronaval 2014: Philippine OPV contract confirmed

    The Philippines Coast Guard will receive a new 82 m offshore patrol vessel (OPV) by around 2016, shipbuilder OCEA told IHS Jane's at the Euronaval exhibition in Paris. A EUR90 million (USD113 million) contract for five vessels from France was announced by Philippine coastguard chief Rear Admiral

  • Euronaval 2014: Saab develops ROV capability to help US tackle maritime IEDs

    As part of efforts to tackle the threat of waterborne improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and limpet mines, the US government's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) has awarded Saab Underwater Systems a contract to develop a new type of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) capability for

  • Euronaval 2014: Thales Nederland showcases I-Mast 500

    Thales Nederland revealed at the Euronaval exhibition in Paris details of a new member of its I-Mast family of integrated mast systems. The new variant is designed to meet the surveillance and missile-guidance needs of frigate- and destroyer-sized vessels. Known as I-Mast 500, the new integrated

  • Ukraine crisis generates gas turbine dilemma for Russian frigates

    Key Points Ukraine's defence exports embargo forces Moscow to seek alternatives to Ukrainian engines fitted to date in its Project 11356M frigates The April embargo cut Russian access to engines produced by Ukraine's Zorya-Mashproekt The ongoing Ukraine crisis has generated some challenges for

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  • New Zealand receives final NH90 helo

    The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has received into service the last of eight operational NHIndustries NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopters (TTHs) it ordered in 2006, the defence force announced on 31 October. The final helicopter arrived at Base Ohakea on North Island on the same day as the