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Ukraine Orders Neptune Ship-Killing Missile System

December 31, 2020 @ 03:19 PM

Ukraines state-owned Ukroboronprom has announced that the military has placed an order for a new anti-ship cruise missile system. “The State Kyiv Design Bureau LUCH and the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine have signed a contract for the delivery of RK-360MC Neptune coastal defense system to the Army in 2021,” the...

Bulgarian Patrol Vessels to be armed with Saab Combat Systems

December 11, 2020 @ 07:52 AM

Saab has signed a contract with the German shipbuilding company Lürssen to provide combat systems for the Bulgarian Navys new Multipurpose Modular Patrol Vessels (MMPV). Lürssen is the prime contractor to the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence, and will build the two new patrol vessels at the Bulgarian shipyard MTG Dolphin JSC...

BAE Systems to deliver Missile Seekers for Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship...

December 9, 2020 @ 09:49 AM

BAE Systems received a $60 million contract from Lockheed Martin to manufacture and deliver additional advanced missile seekers for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The seeker comprises long-range sensors and targeting technology that help the stealthy missile find and engage protected maritime targets in challenging electromagnetic environments

Israeli SMART SHOOTER to Supply Rifle-mounted Fire Control System to Indian Navy

December 8, 2020 @ 12:25 PM

Israeli SMART SHOOTER, a fire control systems that significantly increase the accuracy of small arms, was awarded a contract by the Indian Ministry of Defence for the supply of its SMASH Fire Control Systems to the Indian Navy. The contract calls for the supply of Smart Shooters SMASH 2000 Plus fire...

Chinese Navy Demos Air-Dropped Anti-Submarine Guided Depth Charge

December 7, 2020 @ 07:51 AM

Chinese Navy has demonstrated a new type of guided depth charge dropped from a Y-8 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft during a recent exercise. The combination of the Y-8 aircraft and the guided depth charge can not only detect, but also launch attacks on submarines, Chinese media reported

S.Korea’s KDX III Destroyer to get Phalanx Weapon Systems

December 2, 2020 @ 07:21 AM

South Korea will buy a pair of MK 15 MOD 25 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) Block 1B Baseline 2 (IB2) systems to equip them on the Navy's KDX III warship. The contract was approved by the U

BrahMos Anti-Ship Missile Hits Target at Max Range

December 1, 2020 @ 10:20 AM

Indias BrahMos anti-ship missile today launched from a warship hit its target located nearly 290km away. “Indian Navy hones its combat readiness

Lockheed to Supply Trident II Missiles to US Navy

November 24, 2020 @ 04:58 AM

Lockheed Martin Space has won a contract worth $109 million to supply Trident II (D5) missiles to the U.S

Latest Russian Nuclear Sub Hits target 1,000 km Away with Kalibr Cruise

November 24, 2020 @ 04:42 AM

A Kalibr cruise missile launched by Russian Navys Project 885M Kazan nuclear submarine in the White Sea hit a target at Chizha Test Range in Arkhangelsk Region located 1,000 km away. "Today, the lead ship of the Yasen-M project Kazan successfully fired its main missile system at a coastal target

Lockheed Martin Wins $724M for Aegis Weapon System

October 31, 2020 @ 05:46 AM

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems $724 million Aegis Weapon System (AWS) contract. Under this follow on contract, the contractor will conduct full development and lifecycle engineering for the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) fielding for cruisers, destroyers and Aegis Ashore configurations

New Deck Gun for French Warships to Protect from Drone Attacks

October 27, 2020 @ 06:41 PM

Reflecting evolving threats such as drone swarm attacks, the RAPIDFire gun system developed by Thales and Nexter has been chosen by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) to equip future French Navy vessels with new artillery. This new system will provide the Navys surface vessels with an effective close-in defence capability against modern air and surface threats such as UAVs and unmanned vessels

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