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24th - 26th January, 2017 | Hilton London Docklands Riverside London, UK

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Surface Warships Global Market Report 2016-17

Just over 1,000 (1,022) Surface Warships larger than OPVs are currently included in the world’s naval fleets. These are operated by 63 countries...

This report details all known programmes and requirements for surface warships, which includes Cruisers, Frigates, Corvettes, and Destroyers. The plans and programmes are broken down country-by-country, allowing you to see exactly which nation is procuring or has plans to procure new naval assets. This report also includes all known holdings of surface warships.

Insight: Naval Combat Systems

As a special theme, the Surface Warships conference will this year include a Focus Day specific to the subject of naval combat systems, providing in-depth analysis on how the modernisation and development of advanced solutions is further increasing the capability of existing and planned platforms and exploring how this could enable militaries and manufacturers to modernise and upgrade existing platforms.

This e-magazine provides some immediate scope for readers to explore the trends and developments in the naval combat system market, including our 2016 survey results. We also offer a look into directed energy systems for the naval space in an attempt to separate the true prospects of this technology from the misconceptions...

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The Importance of Rapidly Updating and Modernising a Warship's Capability as New Threats Emerge

"In the age of high cost and shrinking budgets, sometimes the best choice is to modernise, not replace," said the U.S. Navy’s Captain James Dick, Program Manager at International Fleet Support and Ship Transfer. In this interview, Captain Dick offers his insight into the future role of warships, with a particular focus on the modernisation of warship platforms over the coming years.

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Surface Warships 2017 Agenda

Download the 2017 event programme to view the full speaker line up and topic sessions.

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Surface Warships - Sample Delegate List

Download the sample delegate list to see who you could meet at this year's session.

Newsletter

SURFACE SITREP 2015, Part I

A newsletter distributed by the Surface Navy Association
Volume XXXI, Number 2 - August 2015

Part I includes interviews with:

  • RDML Charlie Williams, USN Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific / Commander, Task Force 74 (CTF 73) / Singapore Area Coordinator
  • CAPT Fred Kacher, USN Commander, Destroyer Squadron Seven
 

SURFACE SITREP 2015 Part II

A newsletter distributed by the Surface Navy Association
Volume XXXI, Number 2 - August 2015
Part II includes articles on:

  • Littoral Combat Ship Takes the Point on the “Pacific Pivot”: Surface SITREP Visits USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) on Extended Deployment to the U.S. Seventh Fleet
  • From Air-Sea Battle to “All Domain Access”: The Revised Naval Strategy
  • Singapore’s Expeditionary Warships: RSS Endeavour is Singapore’s Largest Warship
  • Portugal Embarks on Modernization Program to Upgrade Surface Ships: Dual Use Navy Requires Balanced Fleet

SURFACE SITREP April 2015, Part I

A newsletter distributed by the Surface Navy Association
Volume XXXI, Number 1 - April 2015
Part I includes:

  • Interview with Admiral Mark Ferguson, USN Commander, Allied Joint Force Command, Naples; Commander US Naval Forces, Europe and Commander, US Naval Forces, Africa
  • Article on Forward Deployed Ships at Rota Provide Ballistic Missile Defense for Europe; Able to Conduct Full Range Naval Missions

SURFACE SITREP April 2015, Part II

A newsletter distributed by the Surface Navy Association
Volume XXXI, Number 1 - April 2015
Part II includes articles on:

  • High-Tech Solutions for the Oldest Form of Naval Warfare: Boarding Team Training Critical for Maritime in Interdiction Operations
  • Romanian Navy is “An Ocean-going Navy . . . and Has No Hesitation to Show It”
  • Bahrain-Based PCs: Big Opportunities on Small Combatant

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Surface Warships Holdings Report 2014-15

Just over 1,000 (1,031) Surface Warships larger than OPVs are currently included in the world’s naval fleets. These are operated by 62 countries. Read up on exactly what is owned by national militaries across the world, including cruisers, carriers, destroyers, large aphibious vessels, frigates and corvettes.

National Media

Despite "serious consequences," France must get out of Mistral deal with Russia

The Mistral-class helicopter carriers built in France and destined for Russia in a $1.5 billion deal must not be handed over to Moscow. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said the French must be “creative” in wriggling out of their commitment to provide Russia with the two state-of-the-art warships...

Royal Navy warship in Caribbean drugs bust

The Royal Navy's HMS Argyll has dealt another blow to drug smugglers after seizing more than 850 kg of cocaine in a high speed midnight chase...