Russia Starts Serial Production of Tsirkon Hypersonic Cruise Missile for Navy

November 27, 2021 @ 10:58 AM

Russias Military-Industrial Corporation Research and Industrial Association of Machine Building (MIC NPO Mashinostroyenia) has reportedly started serial production of Tsirkon hypersonic missiles for the countrys Navy. "A serial production of Tsirkon missiles is underway at the NPO Mashinostroyenia, although state trials of this products surface launches will continue," a source close...

SAIC Wins MK 48 Torpedo Contract from Australia, Taiwan

November 24, 2021 @ 04:27 AM

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has won $124 million to support MK 48 MOD 7 heavyweight torpedoes used by the militaries of Australia and Taiwan

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

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

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

Israel Aerospace-ST Engineering JV to Deliver Blue Spear Missile Systems to Estonia

October 6, 2021 @ 06:12 PM

Estonian Centre for Defence Investment (ECDI) has signed a contract with Proteus Advanced Systems, a joint venture company of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and ST Engineering Land Systems to equip the Estonian Defence Forces with Blue Spear (5G SSM) missile systems. ECDI announced today that it has reached an agreement for developing Estonian coastal defence capabilities and arming the defence forces with the Blue Spear (5G SSM) land-to-sea missile system

Russian Submarine Launches Hypersonic Cruise Missile 'Tsirkon’ from 40 Meters Underwater

October 5, 2021 @ 06:32 AM

Following the successful surface launch of the Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a Russian nuclear-powered submarine on Sunday, a second launch was conducted on Monday; this time from 40 meters underwater signaling a new capability for the country's navy. In a

Russia Tests “Tsirkon” Hypersonic Cruise Missile from Nuclear-powered Submarine

October 4, 2021 @ 07:19 AM

The Russian Navy has test-fired Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a nuclear-powered submarine for the first time. The missile was tested only from a surface warship until now

China Reveals Universal Ship-borne Vertical Missile Launch System

October 1, 2021 @ 08:13 AM

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has unveiled HT-1E, the new made-for-export ship-borne vertical launch system that is suitable for all types of seagoing vessels, at Airshow China 2021. Unlike previous launch systems dedicated to specific types of missiles, which are complicated and take up extra space, the HT-1E is universal, allowing it to carry more missiles of many different types