January 2013 Maritime Defense Industry and World Naval Forces News
 
 

Fincantieri delivers "Abu Dhabi" ASW corvette and "Ghantut" FALAJ 2 patrol vessel to UAE Navy
 
The delivery ceremony of two vessels for the United Arab Emirates Navy was held today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). These were an "Abu Dhabi Class" corvette, launched in February 2011, and the "Ghantut" patrol vessel, launched at the same yard in January 2012.
The delivery ceremony of two vessels for the United Arab Emirates Navy was held today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). These were an "Abu Dhabi Class" corvette, launched in February 2011, and the "Ghantut" patrol vessel, launched at the same yard in January 2012.
 

Details emerge on Peruvian Navy future DSME designed LPDs
 
Details have emmerged regarding the construction of two Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ships for the Peruvian Navy. Known as "Buque Multipropósito" these ships will be constructed locally at the SIMA Callao shipyard, with technical assistance from Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
Details have emerged regarding the construction of two Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ships for the Peruvian Navy. Known as "Buque Multipropósito" these ships will be constructed locally at the SIMA Callao shipyard, with technical assistance from Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
 

Cobham Awarded $31 Million U.S. Navy Contract for Additional AN/ALQ-99 Low Band Transmitters
 
Cobham has been awarded a $31.7 million contract from the US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to manufacture the AN/ALQ-99 Low Band Transmitter-Antenna Group for Navy and Marine Corps EA-6B and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft. The contract funds the sixth full-rate production lot, and includes the first installment of two-part procurement for a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to undisclosed customers.

Cobham has been awarded a $31.7 million contract from the US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to manufacture the AN/ALQ-99 Low Band Transmitter-Antenna Group for Navy and Marine Corps EA-6B and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft. The contract funds the sixth full-rate production lot, and includes the first installment of two-part procurement for a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to undisclosed customers.

 

Russian Navy to Get 80 Support and Auxiliary Ships by 2016
 
The Russian Navy will receive about 80 support ships within the next three years, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The Navy High Command said different types and classes of support and auxiliary vessels will help enhance the effectiveness of the Navy’s performance in all areas of responsibility.
The Russian Navy will receive about 80 support ships within the next three years, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The Navy High Command said different types and classes of support and auxiliary vessels will help enhance the effectiveness of the Navy’s performance in all areas of responsibility.
 

Chinese Navy future Maritime Patrol Aircraft Y-8FQ Cub/GX-6 has started its flight test campaign
 
The ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) variant of Y-8, the Y-8FQ Cub (also known as GX-6 for High New 6) first surfaced on the Chinese internet in November 2011 as we reported at the time. A new picture just surfaced showing the PLAN future Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) in flight, indicating that flight tests for the time have already started.
The ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) variant of Y-8, the Y-8FQ Cub (also known as GX-6 for High New 6) first surfaced on the Chinese internet in November 2011 as we reported at the time. A new picture just surfaced showing the PLAN future Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) in flight, indicating that flight tests for the time have already started.
 

Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2013
 
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the faithful cooperation during 2012. Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2013 to you and your family.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the faithful cooperation during 2012. Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2013 to you and your family.
 

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