S.Korea Approves Project to Develop Lightweight Torpedoes by 2028

November 2, 2021 @ 04:20 AM

South Korea will launch a $135 million (160 billion won) project to develop new lightweight torpedoes by 2028, the state arms procurement agency announced Monday. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said that the Defense Project Promotion Committee endorsed the torpedo project

Russia’s Yasen-M Submarine to Launch Multiple Cruise Missiles as Part of State...

November 1, 2021 @ 11:29 AM

Russias Novosibirsk Yasen-M class nuclear submarine is set to launch four cruise missiles as part of state trials. The Project 885M vessel will perform at least four launches of Onyx and Kalibr-PL cruise missiles, a source in the military-industrial complex was quoted as saying by TASS on Monday

Norwegian Navy Signs $170M Order for Naval Strike Missiles

November 1, 2021 @ 04:53 AM

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (FMA) signed two contracts worth MNOK 1,426 (nearly $170 million) for the delivery of a new batch of Naval Strike Missiles (NSMs) and maintenance of existing inventory of these missiles. The new NSMs will be armed on the Navys frigates and corvettes

S.Korean DAPA Announces Project to Develop Naval Interception System

October 29, 2021 @ 04:34 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has launched a new project to develop Close In Weapon System-II (CIWS-II) to protect warships from hostile aircraft and missiles. The ship-based gun will replace the Dutch- and American-made final-stage interception systems currently used by the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN

India Commissions Indigenous Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’

October 28, 2021 @ 10:42 AM

India commissioned the indigenously built Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak in Goa on Thursday. It was commissioned by the Director General of Indian Coast Guard K Natarajan

Japan Conducted Close-in Recon During 1st Sino-Russian Joint Sea Patrol: China

October 25, 2021 @ 11:09 AM

China has claimed that Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sent aircraft and vessels to follow Chinese-Russian naval flotilla and gather intelligence during their first ever joint sea patrol held over the past week. The China-Russia joint warship flotilla featuring 10 warships and six carrier-based helicopters carried out the first joint maritime patrol between the two countries' navies in the Sea of Japan, the West Pacific and the East China Sea from October 17 to Saturday, during which they organized exercises over joint sea-crossing, joint maneuvers and live-fire weapon shooting, the Chinese Defense Ministry said

China Commissions First 10,000-ton Patrol Vessel

October 25, 2021 @ 10:20 AM

China inducted the first 10,000-ton class maritime patrol vessel Haixun 09 on Saturday. Haixun 09 has the capabilities of cross-sea safety patrols and emergency search and rescue efforts in complex ocean environments

S. Korean Destroyer Upgraded with Anti-Sub Capability

October 22, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

The South Korean Navys 3,200-ton Gwanggaeto destroyer has been upgraded with anti-submarine warfare capabilities as part of the services modernization efforts. Gwanggaeto was sent for upgrade in April 2020

Austal Launches First Evolved Cape-Class Patrol Boat for Australian Navy

October 20, 2021 @ 04:34 AM

Austal has launched the first of six Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (CCPBs) ordered by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). “Austal has launched the first of six Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats to be constructed for the Australian Navy in Henderson, Western Australia,” the company announced on its official Twitter account Tuesday

Hanwha Systems to Mass Produce Non-metallic Mine Detector Developed by South Korean...

October 18, 2021 @ 07:38 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration has signed a contract with Hanwha Systems regarding the mass production of a mine detector that can track down even non-metal mines. The military currently uses PRS-17K mine detector that was introduced in the late 1990