Rybinsk enterprise “Turborus” will take over the maintenance of gas turbines of Ukrainian production set for Russian frigates series 11356 for the Black Sea Fleet (lead ship – “Admiral Grigorovich”). Itar-Tass quoted a source in the military-industrial complex.
Spanish Web resource http://www.elconfidencialdigital.com December 2, 2013 said that Spain allegedly would finally managed to sell decommissioned light aircraft carrier R 11 Principe de Asturias – a contract is allegedly agreed by the Spanish Ministry of Defence with Angola . Angola plans to introduce this ship to Navy . Before transmitting to the Angolan side the carrier must undergo a repair at the shipyard Navantia association in El Ferrol. Besides Principe de Asturias, Angola as ” applications” will allegedly receive (under the terms of the contract) another four ships decommissioned from the Spanish fleet – the former frigate F 32 (M 11 ) Diana ( type Descubierta, recent years been used as a command ship mine neutral forces) patrol vessel P 61 Chilreu, patrol boat P 27 Izaro ( type Anaga) and a large landing ship L 42 Pizarro ( former American LST 1196 Harlan County type Newport).
Reliable confirmation of aircraft carrier ‘Principe de Asturias’ sale to Angola is absent. Nevertheless, we know that in August 2013 located in Ferrol decommissioned Principe de Asturias was visited and inspected by the high-ranking Angolan delegation , which included two Navy admirals of Angola. The delegation visited the company Navantia in Ferrol . Representatives of the Spanish Navy and Navantia neither confirmed nor denied the possibility of selling the ship to Angola.
11/26/2013 Military parity
Spanish Navy plan to replace ships class Santa Maria ( modification of the U.S. missile frigates class Oliver Hazard Perry – approx. “VP” ) , who are approaching end of life ( from 2020 ) by six stealth frigates promising F- 110 , rpdefense.over -blog.com reports on November 22.
Work commenced in 2010, commissioning of the lead ship is planned in 2025. Multipurpose warships will be built at the shipyard of Navantia, will be operated for 40 years and equipped with unmanned systems for different types of operations at sea , in the air and under water.
The naval forces of Pakistan in the course of ceremony September 3 in Karachi officially adopted the last of the four frigates F-22P – «Aslat» . ordered in China
According to “Jane’s Defence Weekly”, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who presented at the ceremony, said that “the construction of F-22P frigates at a shipyard in Karachi is the symbol of the strong friendship that exists between China and Pakistan.”
Frigate “Aslat” was entirely built at the plant of Pakistan “Karachi shipyard and Engineering Works» (KSEW) as part of technology transfer agreements
The Spanish government has approved the allocation of additional funds in excess of the annual defense budget to pay debts to suppliers on 15 key programs for upgrading the country’s armed forces.
According to “Jane’s Defence Weekly”, held on July 27th meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Spain made a decision on the allocation of 877.33 million euros in addition to the plan for 2013 defense budget in the amount of 5.937 billion euros. The decision was approved by royal decree.
According to the document, the largest tranche in the amount of 371.5 million euros will be used to repay debt under the “Eurofighter-Typhoon.”
State company “Navantiya” will be listed 93.2 and 69.8 million euros for works on the amphibious assault ship (UDC) “Juan Carlos I» and the frigate F-105 “Christopher Columbus.” The company will also receive 28.27 million euros for the work on the Universal Transport logistics BAC (Buque de Aprovisionamiento de Combate) A-15 “Cantabria” and 1 million euros in the project coastal patrol ship BAM (Buque de Accion Maritima).
“Eurocopter” will receive 88.26 million euros in the scope of supply for the Spanish Armed Forces attack helicopters “Tiger”, 75.1 million euros at the NH-90 program, 10 million euros for the project to supply helicopters EC-135. “Airbus Militaire” allocated 46.6 million euros for the supply of aircraft VTA A-400M. Companies “Sener” stands 15,080,000 euros as part of the delivery of cruise missiles KEPD-350 “Taurus” class “air-surface”.
The list also included the company “General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas,” which will receive 34.58 million euros for the continuation of the program delivery of ATRA “Spike” and 32.47 million euros for 155/52-mm howitzers SBT.
MOSCOW, July 1. (ARMS-TASS). More than 40 exhibits will be presented by the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) at the Sixth International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2013), which will be held from 3 to 7 July in St. Petersburg. This was reported by ITAR-TASS, the press service of USC.
“USC is the largest member of the IMDS in St. Petersburg. Total area of the stand will be nearly 1,200 square meters, which will feature more than 40 items, grouped into five thematic areas: long-term projects, submarines, frigates / corvettes, boats and civic projects,” – the representative of USC
According to him, the key to the exhibition will be the USC: Non-nuclear submarine “Amur-1650″ with airindependent engine (designed by CDB ME “Rubin”), diesel-electric submarine “Amur-950″, the development by the same “Rubin”, a multi-purpose Project 22356 frigate (designed by the North PKB), corvettes and patrol vessels develop CMDB “Almaz” and Zelenodolsk PKB, as well as a range of modern boats for different purposes.
26.06.2013 Military-Industrial Courier
JSC “Baltic Shipyard” Yantar “(BSL, Kaliningrad) on June 29 will hand over to India a frigate Trikand (« Bow “), thereby completing the construction of a series of Project 11356 ships for the Navy.
As the press service of the plant informs , a handover ceremony will take place on the waterfront frigate factory and on board of the ship. Its key elements will be the signing of the act of receiving and lifting the Indian naval flag on the ship.