Leonardo Presents Lionfish, its New Family of Small-caliber Naval Turrets

October 23, 2020 @ 11:44 AM

Leonardo introduced Lionfish, its new family of small-calibre remotely controlled turrets The new line consists of four models, which feature advanced technologies including Ultralight, Inner Reloading and Top of 12.7 mm calibre, and the model 20 of 20 mm calibre

Rolls-Royce Signs Agreement With UK MoD to Support Type 45 Warship Engines

October 23, 2020 @ 08:25 AM

Rolls-Royce has signed a collaborative agreement with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support engines that power the Royal Navys Type 45 destroyers. The Memorandum of Understanding describes a commitment of both parties to work together to deliver on-going support for Rolls-Royce MT30 and WR-21 engines and an understanding of...

Naval Pantsir air defense system Tested from Russian Warship

October 22, 2020 @ 04:12 PM

The Naval Version of Pantsir Air Defense System was tested from a Russian Warship for the first time today. The Russian Navy has tested for the first time the Pantsir-M close-in-weapon-system (CIWS), which is a marinized version of Pantsir-S1 air defense system

Indian Navy Commissions Indigenously-Built Stealthy Warship

October 22, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

The Indian Navy today commissioned INS Kavaratti, an indigenously-built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvette at Visakhapatnam port city. “It is noteworthy that the ship will be commissioned as a combat-ready platform as the ship has completed sea trials of all the systems fitted onboard,” the Navy said in its statement Wednesday...

UK to Launch Contest for 3 New Warships in 2021

October 22, 2020 @ 08:39 AM

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IAI ELTA & HENSOLDT Team-up on Comms, Surveillance System for Submarines

October 21, 2020 @ 02:15 PM

ELTA Systems and Hensoldt Optronics announce collaboration on an Integrated Communication and Surveillance (ICS) system for submarines. Targeted for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, the ICS is a fully integrated system combining HENSOLDTs Optical Surveillance Optronics Mast OMS150 with ELTAs SIGINT and SATCOM payloads

French Nuclear Submarine ‘Suffren’ Fires MdCN Cruise Missile

October 21, 2020 @ 10:58 AM

The French Navys first nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Suffren test-fired a long-range, stand-off cruise missile, MdCN (Missile De Croisière Naval – naval cruise missile), today. “The Suffren has just successfully fired a naval cruise missile (MdCN) test

Russian Frigate Upgraded with Kalibr-NK Missiles Commences Trials

October 19, 2020 @ 05:11 PM

The Russian Pacific Fleet frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov armed with Kalibr-NK cruise missiles during its upgrade deployed to the Sea of Japan for the second stage of shipbuilders sea trials, the Fleets press office reported on Monday. In future, the frigate will get Tsirkon hypersonic missiles

India Tests BRAHMOS Anti-ship Missile, China Deploys DF-17 Hypersonic Projectile

October 19, 2020 @ 12:03 PM

The ship-launched version of Indias supersonic cruise missile, BRAHMOS, was test fired on 18 October 2020, a day on which information leaked that China had deployed its DF-17 hypersonic missile as part of its efforts to subjugate Taiwan. The BRAHMOS test firing was conducted from Indian Navys indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai, hitting a target in the Arabian Sea

Myanmar to Receive its First Submarine from India

October 15, 2020 @ 12:41 PM

India will be delivering a refurbished Kilo-class submarine, INS Sindhuvir, it bought from Russia in the 1980s to the Myanmar Navy, this year. "This will be the first submarine of Myanmar Navy," Anurag Srivastava, Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said during a briefing on Thursday

COVID-19 Outbreak on UK Submarine After US Port Visit

October 15, 2020 @ 12:09 PM

Over thirty sailors aboard UK Royal Navys HMS Vigilant (S30) nuclear submarine have contracted COVID-19 virus following a port visit to US Navys East Coast SSBN hub. A US official confirmed British media reports that said crew members of the submarine violated isolation rules and caught the virus