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Laser Weapon Fired from US Warship Destroys Target Drone

May 23, 2020 @ 04:40 PM

A laser weapon mounted on a US Navy warship (USS Portland) shot down a target drone during in the first at-sea test of the Navys high-energy laser weapon system. The test termed successful, took place off Pearl Harbor on May 16, U

Northrop Builds New Very Lightweight Torpedo

May 22, 2020 @ 09:25 AM

Northrop Grumman has built and tested the first industry-built Very Lightweight Torpedo (VLWT) for the U.S

US Navy Awards Boeing $1.9B to Supply Saudi Arabia with SLAM ER...

May 14, 2020 @ 10:40 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Boeing $1.9 billion combined to supply Stand-off Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) missiles to Saudi Arabia

Russian Nuclear-capable Underwater Drone to Enter Service in September

May 7, 2020 @ 09:22 AM

The second submarine to serve as a carrier of Russias Poseidon nuclear-capable underwater drones is likely to be floated out in late June. The first basic carrier of Poseidon drones, a Project 09852 special-purpose nuclear sub, the Belgorod, was floated out on April 23, 2019 and is expected to enter service...

ASELSAN Sells Remote-Controlled Weapons Station to Bahrain

May 6, 2020 @ 06:40 AM

Turkish defense firm, ASELSAN, has signed a new sales contract for the supply of remote-controlled weapons station to the Kingdom of Bahrain. This is the Turkish firmss second contract for the RCWS in less than a month

Pakistan Navy Tests anti-ship Missiles from Surface, Air Platforms

April 25, 2020 @ 02:27 PM

Pakistan Navy test fired a variety of anti-ship missiles in the North Arabian Sea on Saturday from ships, fixed wing and rotary wing platforms. This "successful demonstration of a missile firing is testament to the Pakistan Navy's operational capability and military readiness," the navy said in a statement

N.Korea Fires Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles into Sea of Japan

April 14, 2020 @ 06:34 AM

North Korea fired a barrage of short-range anti-ship cruise missiles into the Sea of Japan (East Sea) on the eve of birth anniversary of founder Kim Il-sung, on Tuesday. South Koreas Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement that the projectiles were fired from northeastward from areas near Munchon town for over 40 minutes, starting at around 7 a

MBDA’s Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile Clears France’s Qualification Test

March 6, 2020 @ 11:40 AM

The MBDA-made Sea Venom light anti-ship missile has cleared its first qualification test conducted by Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA). “The French Directorate General of Armaments has announced the success of the 1st qualifying round of the new light anti-ship helicopter missile,” DGA

First Test of Russia’s Long Range hypersonic missile ‘Tsirkon’ Successful

February 28, 2020 @ 10:02 AM

The first test launch of Russias land and sea attack hypersonic missile fired from frigate Admiral Gorshkov has been termed a success. The missile traveled at 9 times the speed of sound after launch from a frigate in the Barents Sea and hit a ground target in the test held in January, TASS said quoting two unnamed officials from the North-Western Federal District today

MBDA Tests “Improved” MARTE ER Anti-Ship Missile

February 12, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

MBDA has concluded the second test of Marte ER anti-ship missile but featuring navigation system, proximity fly-over fuze, with weapon controller and actuation system in advanced configuration. “MBDAs Marte ER anti-ship missile has completed its second firing carried out at the PISQ (Poligono Interforze del Salto di Quirra) test range in Sardinia,” the company said in a

US Approves Australia's First Purchase of Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles for Super...

February 11, 2020 @ 04:08 PM

The United States has approved Australia's request to purchase 200 AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) for its F-18 Super Hornet fighters in a contact estimated to be worth $990 million. "The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of up to two hundred (200) AGM-158C, Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $990 million," Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement last week

Raytheon Tests 'Hot fire rocket motor' For Defence Against Anti-ship Missiles

May 7, 2019 @ 04:07 AM

Raytheon has tested a new rocket motor for the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System, or MAD-FIRES. The MAD-FIRES interceptor is designed to provide self-defence capability that defeats multiple waves of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as other threats, the company said in a statement Monday

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