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The new Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Capriot Navy arrived in Larnaca, Naval Analysis reported. Cyprus ordered the OPV from Israel in December 2015, the vessel was built by Israel Shipyards Ltd. in Haifa.
The four River class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) operating with the Royal Navy are expected to reach the end of their service by the end of the decade. They will be replaced by five new River Class ‘Batch 2’ boats. The first – HMS Forth will be delivered in 2018.
The most recent Strategic Defense and Security Review (SDSR) published in 2015 confirmed the British government intends to maintain the current sea power. Eight Type 26 frigates and Five Type 31 general purpose ships will replace the fleet of Duke class frigates over the next 15 years.
The Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) has flown multiple unmanned flights over the State of New York, operating from Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York during the past month. The flights marked the first time any large-scale, fixed-wing aircraft has flown at either of six FAA-designated unmanned aircraft test sites in the U.S.
Israel’s Ministry of Defense (IMOD) decided to cancel the planned procurement of six Bell/Boeing V-22 tilt rotor aircraft. Available funding will be allocated to the procurement of a second batch of F-35s fifth generation stealth fighters. The cancellation represented another abrupt change in Israel's procurement plans, after the IMOD withdrew an international tended for four Offshore Patrol Boats weeks after distributing the $500 million tender to international shipbuilders.
The Israel Ministry of Defense has called off an international tender for the supply of four Offshore patrol Vessels for the Israel Navy after Germany said it will reconsider sharing the construction costs if the contract is handed to a German shipyard
The French defence procurement agency (DGA) and naval shipbuilder DCNS have completed a series of sea trials validating the functional integration of an unmanned...
The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) has recently accepted a new corvette - Al Shamikh - the lead ship of Khareef class. The 99 meter...
Israel Shipyards is expanding the SAAR class of missile boats, extending the range from missile boats into ‘Mini Corvette’ class vessels. The new class...
Scheduled to take place at the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth between the 23rd and 25th April 2013, Offshore Patrol & Security 2013 will offer a meeting point for nations wishing to decide upon the future of their maritime security policies along with discussion based presentations focusing on key alliance policies such as NATO and the European Union.
The Dutch Schelde shipyard in Vlissingen, Netherlands will build four Sigma corvettes for the Vietnamese Navy. The first two ships will be built in Vlissingen, and the last two will be built in Vietnam, under Dutch supervision. With the conclusion of the Vietnam, Schelde will win its third international customer for this class.
GOWIND class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) designed and built by DCNS as a company funded program is leading the company’s vision of future maritime safety & security (MSS) and counter-piracy vessels.
Following the delay in decision about the Brazilian Air Force future fighter, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will reevaluate a 10 billion real ($6 billion)...
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