Naval News Monthly Video Reports


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Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.

We started producing them in February 2019...

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Episode 7 - August 2019 just came out!

- Japan Officially Selects F-35B Fighter as STOVL Aircraft
and USMC to Fly First F-35B from Japan’s Izumo-class Aircraft Carriers

- ROK Navy to get Aircraft Carrier, Arsenal Ship as part of Ambitious 5-year defense plan

- BAE Systems Starts Construction on Royal Navy’s 2nd City-class Type 26 Frigate

- RAN Hobart-class Guided Missile Destroyer fires SM-2 missile in Australian waters for the first time

- Naval Group Achieves Breakthrough with its FC2G AIP System


Episode 6 - July 2019

- French Navy’s New Generation SSN ‘Suffren’ Launched by Naval Group

- JMU Launches ‘Haguro’ – Second Maya-class AEGIS Destroyer for the JMSDF

- OCEA Launched Largest Aluminum OPV in the World for Philippine Coast Guard

- U.S. Navy Releases RFP for Medium USV

- Italy’s Cavour aircraft carrier starts F-35B modification work

- RMN Tests Readiness, Capabilities with Multiple Anti-Ship Missile Firings :


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Our Episode 8 - September 2019 video is out!

0:15 - Damen launched Pakistan Navy’s second 2300 tons corvette

01:00 - French Navy Names 3 La Fayette-class Frigates Selected for Mid-Life Update

02:00 - Britain’s Second Aircraft Carrier HMS Prince of Wales Set Sail for Sea Trials

02:40 - Boeing MQ-25 Unmanned Aerial Refueler Completes First Test Flight

03:30 - China Launches 1st Type 075 LHD for PLAN




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We just published Episode 9 - October 2019 !

0:54 - USS Gabrielle Giffords LCS 10 Launches 1st Integrated RGM-184A Naval Strike Missile

1:47 - Successful first sea trials for Philippine Coast Guard OCEA OPV 270

2:18 - First British F-35B lands onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

3:15 - Naval Group Starts Construction of Amiral Ronarc’h – French Navy’s 1st FDI Frigate

4:33 - USS Gerald R. Ford Returns to Sea Following Long Maintenance Period




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Episode 11 is out

00:15 - Royal Canadian Navy’s first Harry DeWolf-class AOPS Completes Builder’s Sea Trials

01:02 - Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Christened at Newport News Shipbuilding

01:47 - Dutch MoD Issues B-Letter for Walrus SSK Replacement: Naval Group, Saab & TKMS Shortlisted

02:40 - Video: Mexican Navy POLA-class ARM ‘Reformador’ Completes Acceptance Trials

03:35 - China’s 2nd Aircraft Carrier Type 002 ‘Shandong’ Commissioned with PLAN

04:32 - Japan takes first steps towards refurbishment of JMSDF destroyer Izumo

05:35 - Happy New Year



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Here is's first Monthly Recap of 2020!

This month, aircraft carriers are a prominent topic in our coverage. We also cover females in submarine service and the last FREMM launch in Italy.

00:17 - India's Naval LCA lands aboard & take off from aircraft carrier for the first time

01:00 - Aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford conducts aircraft compatibility testing

02:04 - French Navy carrier strike group, aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle begin ‘Foch’ deployment

02:53 - Royal Netherlands Navy now admits female sailors for submarine service

03:48 - Fincantieri launched the Italian Navy’s tenth & final FREMM frigate

04:33 - British F-35B Lightning jets fly from HMS Queen Elizabeth in UK waters


Naval News Monthly Recap - February 2020

Here is's February Monthly Recap.
This month, naval aviation is a prominent topic in our coverage. We also cover a new ship launch in Japan and the delivery of Australa's final Hobart-class AWD.


00:15 - New Hibiki-class SURTASS / Ocean Surveillance Ship Launched for JMSDF

00:52 - Royal Air Force’s 1st Poseidon MRA Mk1 touched down in UK

01:41 - JMSDF P-1 MPA Testing Next Generation Anti-Ship Missile

02:42 - Announcing DEFEA 2020

03:20 - French Navy New Rafale M F3-R Conduct First Operational Missions

04:05 - Australia Accepts 3rd & Final Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer



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Naval News Monthly Recap - March 2020

Here is's March Monthly Recap.
We cover dual carrier ops, the ship to shore connector, ESSM firing, Indonesia's latest frigate and Coronavirus/Covid-19 response.


00:16 - U.S Navy & French Navies Conduct Dual-Carrier Ops

01:19 - Textron Systems Delivers First Ship to Shore Connector to U.S. Navy

02:42 - Australian Frigate HMAS Arunta Fires First ESSM Following Upgrade

03:42 - Damen completes combat systems installation & trials on TNI AL’s 2nd PKR Frigate

04:24 - French Navy & U.S. Navy response to Coronavirus/Covid-19



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Naval News Monthly Recap - April 2020

Here is Naval News' April Monthly Recap. This month, we cover joint Army/Navy operations, a new ASW sonar for USV, China launching its 2nd LHD, European Navies responding to Covid-19 in the Caribbean and USS Zumwalt delivery to the U.S. Navy.


00:16 - U.S. Navy ESB & U.S. Army AH-64E Apache Conduct Integration Operations in Arabian Gulf

01:28 - Elbit Systems Integrates Active Towed Array Sonar onboard its Seagull USV

02:00 - China Launches 2nd Type 075 LHD for the PLAN

03:02 - French, British and Dutch armed forces are deploying military assets in the Caribbean

04:29 - USS Zumwalt DDG 1000 Delivered to U.S. Navy After Combat System Activation