Update: Swedish corvette HMS Gävle completes mid-life upgrade
27 May 2022
by Kate Tringham
was delivered to the Royal Swedish Navy on 4 May following the completion of its refit.
(Swedish Armed Forces)
The first of two remaining Royal Swedish Navy (RSwN) Gävle (ex-Göteborg)-class corvettes, HMS
(K22), has been returned to service following the completion of its life-extension refit and upgrade, the Swedish Armed Forces has announced.
was formally handed over to the RSwN's Fourth Naval Warfare Flotilla at Berga Naval Base in Sweden on 4 May.
Modernisation work on
and sister ship HMS
Japanese anti-submarine frigate collides with minesweeper off Yokosuka
27 May 2022
by Ridzwan Rahmat
The MCMV JS
. The ship sustained damages amidships after a collision with frigate JS
on 22 May 2022 in waters off Yokosuka.
A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Abukuma-class anti-submarine guided-missile frigate has collided with the service's lead Uraga-class mine-countermeasures vessel (MCMV) in waters off Yokosuka.
has been informed by a source close to the matter that the collision took place at about 1545 h local time on 22 May while the frigate, JS
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