• DSME hands over Thailand’s first DW3000 frigate

    Key Points The Royal Thai Navy has received its first South Korean-built multipurpose frigate The vessel will bolster the country’s anti-submarine capabilities and is on track for commissioning in 2019 South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has delivered

  • Update: Singapore’s new stealth combatant craft breaks cover

    Key Points The Singapore Armed Forces is testing a stealthy new combatant craft that appears to be optimised for special operations The combatant craft could be a replacement for the Singapore Army’s Very Slender Vessel (VSV) The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is quietly testing a stealthy

  • Spain gives green light for frigate, IFV orders

    The Spanish cabinet gave the official go-ahead on 14 December for three major new military programmes worth more than EUR7.3 billion (USD8.2 billion) over 15 years. The largest programme is a five-ship order for the navy for the long-planned F-110 frigate, worth EUR4.32 billion. A further EUR2.1

  • Pakistan Navy commissions one ATR-72 MPA, two Sea King helicopters

    The Pakistan Navy (PN) has inducted two ex-British Westland Sea King helicopters and the first of two ATR-72 maritime patrol aircraft (MPAs) on order for the service. The platforms entered service in a ceremony held on 12 December at naval air station PNS Mehran that was attended by Chief of the

  • Canadian Coast Guard adds first new icebreaker in 25 years

    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) icebreaker CCGS Captain Molly Kool officially joined the fleet on 14 December, becoming the first new icebreaker for the CCG in 25 years. Captain Molly Kool is the first of three icebreakers procured by the Canadian government under a CAD610 million (USD457 million)

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  • Airbus flies first serial production H160 helo

    Airbus Helicopters has flown the first serial production H160 to roll off the line at Marignane in southern France, the company announced on 18 December. The event, which took place on 14 December, marked an important milestone in the development of the H160 helicopter, which was selected in 2017
  • Weaponised Mission Master UGV takes shape

    Rheinmetall Canada continues to expand the capabilities of its 8×8 Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), which it has been developing using internal research and development funding since 2016. Jane’s understands that the company plans to integrate a range of weapons systems to
  • Weaponised Mission Master UGV takes shape

    Rheinmetall Canada continues to expand the capabilities of its 8×8 Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), which it has been developing using internal research and development funding since 2016. Jane’s understands that the company plans to integrate a range of weapons systems to
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