They were found adrift in the Arabian Sea after pirates
captured them and stripped their dhow of supplies. Hungry and without
fuel to reach port, the sailors of the Iranian-flagged M/V Payam radioed
desperately for help.
The Senate Defense Appropriations Bill for FY2013 contains $1,784,959,000.00 requested by U.S. Senator Herb Kohl and the Department of the Navy for the construction of four Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), Senator Kohl announced today. Two of those ships will be built by Wisconsinâs Marinette Marine and the other two will be built by Austal USA in Alabama, as established by guidelines in a larger Navy ship-building contract.
United Shipbuilding Corporationâs subsidiary Baltic Shipyard has kicked off steel cutting for the first Mistral class amphibious assault ship. Agreement on Mistral ships is one of the largest contracts in the history of Russian-French military cooperation.
DUBAI: Dubaiâs police chief has rejected US claims that a navy
ship warned Indian fishermen to move away from it before firing and
killing one of them after they failed to heed the order, media reported
St. Petersburg based JSC Severnaya Verf Shipyard has been contracted by the Defense Ministry to construct 13 warships for the Russian Navy. The contract includes construction of six corvettes of the Project 20385 and the Project 20380, six Project 22350 frigates and a reconnaissance ship.
Two Iranian warships docked on Saturday at a Syrian port, the Iranâs Press TV reported. The vessels â a destroyer and a supply ship â are to provide maritime training to Syriaâs navy under an agreement between the two countries, according to the report.
About 100 days left to May 25 when Project 11430 aircraft
carrier INS Vikramaditya will start sea trials. Up to 3,000 shipwrights
and experts daily work on the carrier modernized at JSC Sevmash
The Brazilian Navy has signed a contract worth ÂŁ133 million
with BAE Systemsâ for the supply of three Ocean Patrol Vessels and
ancillary support services. The contract also contains a Manufacturing
Licence to enable further vessels of the same class to be constructed in