Iran Test-fires Naval Khordad Air Defense System

June 22, 2020 @ 10:11 AM

Images of an anti-aircraft missile mounted on a small naval vessel have appeared in Iranian media amidst official claims that Tehran has test-fired a sea-based version of the Khordad air defense system. Iranian news outlets showed images of the missile firing off the coast of Iran on Friday

BAE Systems Scores US Navy Deal for MK 38 MOD 3 Machine

June 19, 2020 @ 06:56 AM

BAE Systems has won a $18.77 million US Navy contract for the production of the MK 38 MOD 3 machine gun system (MGS) and associated spares

Naval Group in 9-member European Consortium to Develop Electromagnetic Railgun

June 13, 2020 @ 08:52 AM

The European Defence Agency (EDA) has selected a nine-member consortium to build an "innovative electromagnetic railgun," as part of the EDA's plan to break free from depending upon the United States for cutting-edge defense technology. The PILUM (Projectiles for Increased Long-range effects Using ElectroMagnetic railgun) consortium was selected a year after...

French Navy Submarine test fires M51 Ballistic Missile

June 12, 2020 @ 09:49 AM

The French Navys ‘Le Téméraire nuclear-powered submarine test fired an M51 submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on June 12. “The nuclear-powered Le Téméraire successfully fired an M51 strategic ballistic missile off Finistère,” Florence Parly, French Minister of Armed Forces, tweeted Friday...

Leonardo to Support Danish Navy’s Guns

June 9, 2020 @ 02:45 PM

Leonardo has signed a twenty-year framework agreement with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) which provides for logistics support and the possible future upgrade of the seventeen 76/62 Super Rapid Gun Mounts which are in-service on the Danish Navys Iver Huitfeldt Class Frigates, Thetis Class Inspection Ships and...

Saab Tests Lightweight Torpedo from Corvette, Submarine

June 9, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

Saab, together with Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) and Swedish Armed Forces have test fired Saab Lightweight Torpedo (SLWT) from a corvette and a submarine. “The Saab Lightweight Torpedo will provide the Swedish and Finnish Navy with the ability to deter and if necessary destroy hostile underwater and surface threats

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 with the Russian Navy in September

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