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  • New Replenishment Tanker Started Sea Trials
    New Replenishment Tanker Started Sea Trials 6 August 2020
    Fleet replenishment tankers are a strategic power multiplier in terms of their command and control capabilities and extending the task endurance of fleets by eliminating the requirement for return to the port. NUSHIP Supply (A 195), whose construction and refitting activities have been completed in Ferrol Shipyard by the main contractor of Spanish Navantia, has started sea trials. Built for the Royal Australian Navy (Royal Australian Navy / RAN), the platform will be ...
  • First 'Hybrid' Meeting in Defence and Aviation
    First 'Hybrid' Meeting in Defence and Aviation 19 June 2020
    The "Industrial Cooperation Days in Defence and Aviation" organized for the fifth time this year will be held through virtual and face-to-face meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ICDDA event organized by the OSTİM Defence and Aviation Cluster (OSSA) every two years to meet the right people in the Defence, aviation and space sectors, will open its doors in Ankara on October 13-15. The event will have a hybrid structure, as both virtual and face-to-face bilateral busi...
  • Last Air Warfare Destroyer Commissioned
    Last Air Warfare Destroyer Commissioned 24 May 2020
    The Hobart-class anti-air warfare destroyers, built to replace the Adelaide-class frigates that have reached the end of their useful life, have come to an end. The Royal Australian Navy commissioned HMAS Sydney (DDG 42), the third and final Hobart Class anti-air warfare destroyer. The fifth platform with the same name, the ship will be integrated into the fleet after the test and evaluation process. The Hobart-class anti-air warfare destroyer was developed from the Navanti...
  • Frigate Selection Announced
    Frigate Selection Announced 1 May 2020
    After the retirement of Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigates, which are also using in the Turkish Navy inventory, the US was looking for a new platform. In the process named FFG(X) Frigate Program, Fincantieri joined with FREMM, Austal shown its Independence LCS as candidate, Navantia partnered Bath Iron Works joined with Spanish F100 design and Bath Iron Works joined with unknown design. The program, which started with the Request for Proposals File on June 20, 2019, w...
  • Tender for Indian Submarine
    Tender for Indian Submarine 22 January 2020
    Having serious problems in the maintenance of vehicles and heavily damaged the nuclear submarine in 2018 with the hatch left open, India announced the short list in its tender for the procurement of air-independent propulsion submarines. The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has announced shortlisted companies as part of its nuclear submarine procurement program. L&T company and Mazagon Docks Ltd. (MDL) are took place on the list. As part of the 7 billion USD te...
  • Spain allows Navantia to Develop F110 Frigates
    Spain allows Navantia to Develop F110 Frigates 4 December 2019
    Spanish Government, the Council of Ministers has authorised the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism to sign an agreement with the entity Navantia S.A., for the development program of the F110 Frigates. The program will cost a maximum of 1,638 million euros over seven years (from 2019 to 2025). The F110 frigates project will allow Navantia to be digitised through the Shipyard 4.0 program. With the agreement, Navantia secures the sale of five F110 frigates. ...
  • Navantia launches Australia’s second replenishment vessel
    Navantia launches Australia’s second replenishment vessel 3 September 2019
    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has launched the second auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessel on order for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds said the launch of the second Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) vessel marked an important milestone in Australia’s $90 billion investment in the largest regeneration of Navy since WW2. “The delivery into service of the Supply class replenishment vessels from next year will provide...
  • Fair News Issue 74 3 June 2019
    Navantia’s Expectations Are High MBDA Means Missile Leonardo, From All Directions Airbus Have Many Options Altay Move from STE Skif Will See Through DÖRTGÖZ BMC’s Strategic Cooperation for Altay Sharp Eye for Low Altitude Otokar Products Transform ASELSAN Flies High Roketsan Catches the Trend TAI Aims for Higher Altitudes New Thrills at FNSS STM ...
  • Norway Gives up From Sunken Frigate
    Norway Gives up From Sunken Frigate 17 May 2019
    Repairing the frigate “KNM Helge Ingstad“, built by the Navantia shipyards would be more expensive than ordering a new one, concludes a report presented on Wednesday by the Agencia de Material de Norwegian defence. The study estimates that the cost of repairs will be between 12,000 and 14,000 million Norwegian crowns (1,223 and 1,427 million euros), while that of acquiring a new one would be 11,000 to 13,000 million (from 1,121 to 1,325 million euros).  Th...
  • IDEF Special 2019 /From the companies 26 April 2019
    ASELSAN: Moving Forward for Globalisation BMC Aims to be Export Pioneer GİRSAN’s Goal: Introduction and Improvement İŞBİR, the Most Indigenous Generator Katmerciler Seeks Visibility Abroad Nurol Makina Set Eyes on Exports Exporter Meteksan Passed the Test Menatek: Surprise-loving Designer ONUR Mühendislik, Assertive in the Fair SSTEK: An Opportunity Fair, IDEF TUSAŞ’s Giant Sur...
  • New Frigate Agreement Inked
    New Frigate Agreement Inked 26 April 2019
    The new frigate project was inked almost a month after the cabinet approval. Under the agreement, Navantia will build five frigates. The ceremony of the project, whose main contractor is Navantia, was held in the Ministry of Defence of Spain building. Spain will procure five frigates, with a total cost of € 4,317 billion. It is reported that 80% of the components required for the platform will be purchased from Spanish companies during the process, which will start in Ferrol fa...
  • Giant Step from Spain
    Giant Step from Spain 2 April 2019
    A new step has come from Spain which which has taken action to strengthen and renew its army. The Spanish Council of Ministers approved the construction of five F-110 class frigates.   Spain will procure five F-110s as part of the project, with a total cost of EUR 4,317 billion. The ships to be built in the activities to be carried out in the main contractor of the Navantia Company will replace the F-80 class platforms. The project will offer significant opportunities...
  • Naval Group and Damen in the Final in the Netherlands 20 February 2019
    German TKMS and Spanish Navantia eliminated, Naval Group and Damen in the final in the Netherlands The Dutch government has decided to eliminate the offers of the German TKMS with the Type 212CD and the Spanish Navantia with the S80, for the replacement of its four class Walrus submarines, leaving the Saab-Damen and the French Naval Group in the final. According to the Dutch government, the German offer was eliminated on the basis of the preservation criteria of the countr...
  • Steel Cut for Saudi Corvette
    Steel Cut for Saudi Corvette 16 January 2019
    Navantia organized a ceremony for the first Avante 2200 corvette on 15 January for Saudi Arabia. Thus the construction of the ship was officially started. Last year, an agreement of € 1.8 billion was signed for the construction of five platforms between Saudi Arabia and Spain. The agreement, including the construction of the corvettes and five-year logistic support activities, is expected to provide employment for 6,000 people. The first corvette will be delivered in 2021. The ...
  • Spain's Frigate Decision is Close
    Spain's Frigate Decision is Close 7 December 2018
    Ministry of Defence of Spain has announced that the ongoing procurement process for the F-110 frigates is coming to an end. A total of five frigates were to be procured. The final draft of agreement for the platforms was examined and the signatures were expected to be inked in the coming days. The total cost of the agreement is expected to be 4.3 billion Euros. Upon completion of the draft work, text of the agreement will be submitted for the approval of the cabinet. According to th...
  • Norway and Spain Blame Each Other
    Norway and Spain Blame Each Other 5 December 2018
    Norway blames [Spanish shipbuilder] Navantia for the sinking of the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad (F-313) after collusion with an oil tanker on November 8. The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) claims to have detected a "critical" failure in the design of the ship.  Navantia, however, says that it has not received official communication of the report nor has it been able to participate in the investigation. Spanish military experts question the Norwegian version,...
  • Saudi Arabia Awards Navantia Shipyards a €1.8 contact
    Saudi Arabia Awards Navantia Shipyards a €1.8 contact 16 July 2018
    Spain’s Navantia has been awarded a €1.8 billion contract to deliver five corvettes to the Saudi Navy. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has signed a contract for the construction of five corvettes, an operation that amounts to 1,800 million euros and represents the largest order in the history of Spanish public shipyards from a foreign client. The program will start at the end of 2018 and the last vessel will be delivered in 2022. In addition, Navantia will be respon...
  • Type 26 Frigate wins Australian frigate bid
    Type 26 Frigate wins Australian frigate bid 29 June 2018
      BAE Systems’ Type 26 Frigate design wins Australian frigate bid to replace the Anzac-class from the mid-2020s. Three companies were bidding: British BAE Systems, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Spanish shipbuilder Navantia. BAE’s design was picked for its anti-submarine warfare.
  • TCG Trakya, On The Way
    TCG Trakya, On The Way 22 May 2018
    As Turkey counts down for delivery of the first F-35 Lightning II aircraft, another development came into light of the Turkish Navy front. According to the information obtained by C4Defence, the service plans to supply a total of 32 short-takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft. Today, there are two aircraft models with this feature and one is to retire. For this reason, the service is considering Lockheed Martin's F-35B aircraft program. According to t...
  • Saudi Arabia, Navantia Tightened Alliance
    Saudi Arabia, Navantia Tightened Alliance 16 April 2018
    Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Navantia S.A. signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on 12 April to create a joint venture (JV) that will manage and localize any naval combat systems activity including integration and installation and will contribute in maintaining the readiness of the Saudi military fleet. Both parties also inked a Letter of Intent (LoI) to design and build 5 Avante 2200 corvettes, including Combat Management System, for the Ministry of Defence of...
  • Steel Cutting Ceremony for the Second Vessel
    Steel Cutting Ceremony for the Second Vessel 5 April 2018
    Navantia held the steel cutting ceremony for the second Royal Australian Navy auxiliary and replenishment oiler (AOR) on 4 April at the company’s Fene facility in northwestern Spain. The AOR ships are being built under a contract signed in May 2016 with Australia. The ships are based on the Spanish Navy vessel ESPS Cantabria. The cost of the ship is approximately $640 million.
  • TCG Anadolu To Be Delivered in 2021
    TCG Anadolu To Be Delivered in 2021 25 March 2018
    Sedef Shipyard, who built Turkey's first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) TCG Anadolu, announced the delivery date of the vessel. Sedef Shipyard Chairman Metin Kalkavan, who participated in the live broadcast of Bloomberg HT, announced that the LHD ship would enter service with the Naval Forces Command in 2021. Kalkavan said TCG Anadolu is able to accommodate 450 personnel and can carry up to 5 thousand people during a rescue mission adding that F-35Bs can take-off and land on the vesse...
  • 51st Issue Exhibition News
    51st Issue Exhibition News 1 June 2017
    TAI, Dazzled with its Objectives Striking Moves by ROKETSAN Simulation Days in HAVELSAN ASELSAN Sets Record after Record İşbir, Silently Moving Forward Giant Steps by FNSS Nurol; Vehicle and Deal Combined OTOKAR Points Out the Tank BMC Takes Firm Steps Forward “Hybrid” Contribution by Katmerciler New Strategy by TÜMOSAN MKEK Keeps an Eye on Yavuz National Mi...
  • Company News
    Company News 8 May 2017
    AKBA Solution against Live Bombs AlpDefence to Set Up Defence Line at IDEF Alp Aviation Shoulders the Sector ASELSAN Sets High Goals ATEL’s Goal is to Export National Solutions FNSS with Six New Products and a Long-Term Strategy Girsan is Expecting Visitors Harp Arge, Looking For Investors HAVELSAN’s Bold Move in Business Ecosystem Honeywell Looks Forward to TF-X and Regional Aircraft Project...
  • TCG ANADOLU, is Under Construction
    TCG ANADOLU, is Under Construction 18 April 2017
    Organised on behalf of the IMEAK Chamber of Shipping, the 14th International Maritime Exhibition & Conference took place in Istanbul between March 21-24, 2017. Speaking at the Conference, Executive Board Member of Sedef Shipyard, Orkun Kalkavan announced that production and design of Turkey’s first Multipurpose Amphibious Assault Ship (Landing Helicopter Dock/ LHD) were proceeding in tandem.   Signifying the largest naval platform in Turkish Armed Forces inventory onc...
  • Australia Revealed Candidates for Future Frigate Project
    Australia Revealed Candidates for Future Frigate Project 4 April 2017
    Australia released the Request for Tender (RFT) for Future Frigate project to three shortlisted companies; BAE, Fincantieri and Navantia. Australian Ministry of Defence will announce the awarded company in 2018. BAE offers the Type 26 Frigates and Fincantieri, FREMM Frigates while Navantia plans to submit a redesigned F100 for the $35 billion project. The Future Frigates are the next generation of naval surface combatants and would conduct maritime and ...
  • Spanish Corvette for Persian Gulf
    Spanish Corvette for Persian Gulf 10 November 2016
    Saudi Arabia is expected to sign a contract with Spain’s Navantia shipyards for five corvettes during Spanish King Philip VI’s first official visit to Saudi Arabia. The $2 billion contract will also cover construction of a new naval base. The Guaiquerí class patrol vessels (Avante 2200 Combatant) has an overall length of 98,5 meters with a 2 thousand 450 tonne-displacement. The Spanish corvettes will replace the Badr-class corvettes based in the Persian Gulf.
  • Indra and Navantia Will Modernize an Indonesian Navy Corvette for $18 Million
    Indra and Navantia Will Modernize an Indonesian Navy Corvette for $18 Million 22 October 2016
    The Indra and Navantia consortium has been awarded a contract to update the combat system of the Indonesian navy's KRI-362 Malahayati corvette, in a contract worth 18 million dollars. The two companies will together equip the Indonesian Navy with the latest electronic technology used by the Spanish Navy. The project comes as part of the mid-life modernization (MLM) program for this Fatahillah-class corvette, which was entrusted to the Military shipbuilder PT PAL. Moder...
  • Sector News Issue 38 7 June 2016
    US Anti-Tank Missiles for the Middle East MAN Selected for Second Krabi Sweden Authorises Gripen Upgrade CV90 Set Eyes on Czech Republic Navantia Left its Mark on Australia Boeing Delivered both Good and Bad News AAD Test-fired Successfully Lockheed Martin to Equip MK 48 ViaSat’s KOR-24A SST Selected for CP-140 Precision Optics Officially Launched MKEK Proud of MPT-76 in Efes STM Launched Cyber Fusion Centre Pa...
  • Australia to renew replenishment ship 10 May 2016
     Replacement Replenishment Vessels The Australian Government has signed contract with Navantia S.A. for $640 million to build two replacement replenishment ships. Australia’s current supply ship Durance-class HMAS Success will be retired in 2021. 
  • Sector News 10 May 2016
    H145M Passed Technical Acceptance Tests U.S. Navy to Put on Trial New Destroyer Australia Finally Receives Next-Generation Trucks “E” Era for the U.S. Apache Diesel-Electric Barracuda to Replace Collins Trophy Shield for the Marine Corps King Stallion to Display Muscular Strength Australia is Pleased with Navantia Another Revolution by Japan HAVELS...
  • 3 shipyards on Australian shortlist 20 April 2016
    BAE, Fincantieri and Navantia ships are on Australian shortlist to build nine new frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. Australian Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne has announced companies that are on the short list. The BAE Systems Global Combat Ship is based on the Type 26 frigate. Fincantieri proposes anti-submarine warfare FREMM (Fregata Europea Multi-Missione) and  Navantia proposes a redesigned version of Álvaro de Bazán (F100) class vessel. The ships will be b...