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[email protected] and FTI, the New-Generation Digital Frigate Class from France

The French ship builder DCNS presented today the [email protected] frigate design - a new 4,000 tonne frigate based on the French-Navy future Intermediate-Size Frigate (FTI) also developed by DCNS.


The Royal Navy conducted a test firing of Harpoon anti-ship missile from HMS Montrose at the Scottish exercise areas in the Northern sea.

Manila Wants Better Armed Frigates

Manila is seeking to add a third frigate to the Philippine Navy. According to Peter Paul Galvez, defense spokesman, Manila is planning to acquire new frigates that will be armed with more advanced weaponry than the current vessels provided by the US, including surface-to-air capability.

Saab to Upgrade all ANZAC Ships’ Combat Systems

The Australian Government has approved an upgrade of all ANZAC class frigates to the full anti-ship missile defense standard. Saab have teamed with BAE Systems and CEA Technologies to create the variant of the 9LV combat management system (CMS) introduced with HMAS Perth frigate earlier this year. The upgrade includes the integration enhanced 9LV combat management system, phased array radar and missile director, infrared sensors and an advanced navigation radar system.

British Type 23 Frigate Argyll is back in Service

After a 13 months makeover in Rosyth, HMS Argyll, the Royal Navy’s oldest Type 23 Duke Class frigate is back in service following a £20m, year-long refit (The Argyll was commissioned in 1991). Among the new systems on board are the latest version of the Seawolf air defense missile system, a new command system, the main gas turbine, two generators, and on-board internet.

Thales Offers Modular Integrated Mast for Future Frigates

Thales has unveiled a new integrated mast designed for surface ships. The new, I-Mast 100 mast system integrates most of the sensors and antennas...

DCNS, ST Marine to Cooperate in Supporting Singapore’s Formidable Frigates

DCNS and Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) yesterday (May 13, 2009) with the objective of setting up...

Australian Destroyers to Get Next Generation AEGIS

The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) $260 million for Aegis Weapon Systems to equip three Australian Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD) and one Spanish...

Naval Highlights at Defendory 2006

  Part I - Part II The biggest investments under the Hellenic government EMPAE multiyear defense program are the construction of six new air-defense frigates, (three are funded...

AEGIS Frigate F-310

Fridtjof Nansen is the first of five vessels of this to be fielded by the Norwegian Navy. It was formally commissioned at Navantia's shipyard...

Adelaide Class Modernization

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is modernizing its Adelaide class guided missile frigates (FFG-7) ensuring that they are effective against potential threats through to...