Damen Naval is currently building four F126 frigates for the German Bundeswehr. The contract contains an option for two more, that the German government now plans to make use of, according to the German site Hartpunkt.de. In June 2020, the equipment management...
The F126 frigates are one of the largest procurement projects in the history of the German navy and represent a unique and challenging project. As Dutch shipbuilder Damen won the project, we sat down with Damen Naval’s project director Frank Verhelst to find out...
Damen Naval has signed contracts with various industry players to supply systems for the four new F126 frigates for the German Navy. The latest in line is MAN Energy Solutions, which will supply the propulsion diesel engines. The frigates boast a top speed of over 26...
British maritime technology company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales for the ongoing development and provision of bespoke systems for the Kraken K50 maritime precision engagement platform. The K50 has been...
In 2020, the German navy signed a contract for four F126 frigates and an option for two more with Damen Shipyards. The war in Ukraine will now likely see Germany make use of that option, meaning a multi-billion-euro order is once again headed for Damen. Dutch...
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