Rosboronexport, Russias main weapons exporter supplied approximately $5.1 billion worth of military goods in the first half of 2014, according to Director General Anatoly Isaykin
BAE Systems has been awarded a 348 million-pound contract by the British government to build three new Offshore Patrol Vessels, formalising an initial deal agreed last year, according to Reuters. The vessels, which will be used in counter-terrorism, counter-piracy and anti-smuggling operations, will be built at BAE Systems shipyards on the...
DARPA and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on a joint DARPA/Navy research and development program called “Tern". This joint effort builds upon the existing work of DARPAs Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program, or “TERN,” which has been exploring concepts for a long-endurance...
UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to proceed with the next phases of the Long Endurance Undersea Vehicle Propulsion (LEUVP) energy program. During these follow-on phases, UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Hamilton Sundstrand) will continue the design and development of a Proton Exchange Membrane...
The Centrefor Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) has participated in the first 2014 sea trials of the MORPH (Marine Robotic System of Self-Organising, logically Linked Physical Nodes) European Commission project. The project aims to test the latest developments in multiple-vehicle coordination and formation flying based on echo-location
ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems will showcase a wide range of submarines, missile systems and naval surface ships at the Defexpo India 2014, New Delhi, from February 6 to 9. The company will exhibit HDW Class 214 submarine, HDW Class 209/1500 submarine, IDAS Missile System, Blohm+Voss Class 124 frigate, Blohm+Voss MEKO A-200 SAN frigate and Kockums FLEXpatrol stealth patrol vessel
Naval procurement in Southeast Asia continues to grow as countries like Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and Thailand forge contracts to better equip their naval forces. Vietnam has recently entered into an agreement with India to receive training for up to 500 submariners
Navantia and its Turkish partner SEDEF has been selected to design and build an amphibious warfare ship and four landing craft for the Turkish Navy, according to EFE. The contract, which is Navantias first foray into the Turkish market, will provide the shipyards at Fene-Ferrol and San Fernando-Puerto Real with about 800,000 man-hours of work, as well as 50,000-man-hours for its Navantia Systems subsidiary and 28,000 man-hours for Fabrica de Motores engine factory
The Cameroonian Navy has taken delivery of two new 24m-long ARESA 2400 CPV Defender and one new 23m-long ARESA 2300 LD Craft to help the force safeguard their maritime domains. Cameroon's Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, commissioned the 23m Aresa 2300 landing craft and two 24m Aresa 2400 CPV Defender patrol boats at the Cameroon Navy Base in Douala on November 21
Poland has placed an order to build three new mine countermeasure ships and complete one long-stalled patrol vessel. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who was present at the signing of the two contracts, said the procurements contribute to safeguarding the future of the Polish Navy
Exelis has signed a five-year contract valued at up to $42 million with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane. Under the agreement, Exelis has the opportunity to provide engineering, logistics and field and repair services for Exelis systems that support a wide range of missions in the surface, airborne, sub-surface, ground, space and cyber domains to the U
Russia announces the tender to buy a fuel tanker of worth $90 million with bidding to begin from September 24. The Project 23130 medium-sized tanker will be designed to store and transport fuel as well as dry cargo, and provide support to surface ships and submarines in peace time and in wartime, the Defense Ministrys procurements arm said in a press release