The ship-launched version of Indias supersonic cruise missile, BRAHMOS, was test fired on 18 October 2020, a day on which information leaked that China had deployed its DF-17 hypersonic missile as part of its efforts to subjugate Taiwan. The BRAHMOS test firing was conducted from Indian Navys indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS...
Russia successfully test launched Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile in the Barents Sea on Tuesday. “On October 6, 2020 from the White Sea, the lead frigate of Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov for the first time fired a hypersonic cruise missile ‘Zircon at a sea target located in the Barents Sea,” Russian...
The Indian Ministry of Defence tested Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) on October 5 from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. All the mission objectives including missile flight upto the range and altitude, separation of the nose cone, release of Torpedo and deployment of Velocity Reduction Mechanism (VRM)...
The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Egypt of a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) system and related equipment for an estimated cost of $417 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today
BAE Systems won a contract to produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the U.K
Turkish firm Roketsan is currently in the final stages of testing its first domestically manufactured maritime missile, Atmaca. “One last test involving a warhead is left for the Atmaca anti-ship missile before it enters mass production,” Ismail Demir, Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) Chairperson,
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Japan of RAM Block 2 Tactical Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $55.311 million
The Israeli Navy on Friday tested a new sea-to-sea missile system that would arm its newest Saar-5 and Saar-6 corvettes. “The Israeli Navy & Israel Ministry of Defense have been testing the waters
Ultra announced today that it has secured a contract from QinetiQ to support them in replacing the entire Sonobuoy Test Facility (STF) system at the British Underwater Test & Evaluation Centre, MOD BUTEC. This work includes replacing the Software Defined Sonobuoy Receivers (SDSRs), the Command function transmitters as well as a suite of analysis software for the Ground Monitoring Station which provides control, monitoring, recording and analysis capabilities for the Sonobuoy on test