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...
The US Navy conducted a Tomahawk land-attack cruise missile (TLAM) strike scenario targeting the Farallon de Medinilla range, located on an uninhabited 200-acre island off the coast of Guam on September 20. Launched from USS Antietam (CG 54) the TLAM test strike was a part of Valliant Shield 2020, a...
Germanys Diehl Defence has placed a $194 million order for Saab RBS15 anti-ship missiles. This order is part of a framework agreement between Saab and Diehl Defence, which offers the possibility for additional procurement in the future, where Saabs share is up to approximately 1
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence announced today that it will set up three naval teams to handle Neptune coastal missile system in 2021. “Next year, the Ukrainian Navy will form three divisions of the RK-360MC ground-based cruise missile coastal complex
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Philippines of Scout, Assault, and Light Support Boats along with armaments and sensors for an estimated cost of $126 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Thursday
The Taiwanese military will suspend anti-China drills involving inflatable raiding craft following an incident July 3 in which two marine soldiers died after a craft overturned in waters off Taoziyuan beach. The landing drill was part of preparations for the annual Han Kuang military exercises, which test the capabilities of Taiwans armed forces in repelling a potential invasion by China
The Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) on Thursday awarded Saab a contract for the life extension of the heavyweight torpedo system. “Saab on Thursday received a first order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the life extension of the heavyweight torpedo system,” the company said in a release July 9
Turkey's anti-ship cruise missile, ATMACA has been cleared for forces entry after it struck a sea-based target 200 kms away in its latest long-distance test launch Saturday, head of the Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) Ismail Demir tweeted. “ATMACA flew a long distance this time
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 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
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 the EDA called for applicants to conduct a research project on an electromagnetic rail gun