Egypt has received the first of two French-made Mistral warships sold by France after it cancelled their sale to Russia. The Mistral assault ship approached the main port on Egypts northern coast Alexandria Thursday
Russian Air and Missile Defense force has launched a short range ballistic missile interceptor Tuesday. "The purpose of the launch was to prove the characteristics of the missile defense systems antimissiles in service with the Russian Aerospace Force [RusAF]," Defense Ministrys press office told journalists
DCNS has signed a framework agreement with ONERA aerospace research center to conceptualize and develop French and European joint research projected in the areas of aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, navigation, above surface detection, drones and robotics. The agreement aims to develop synergies and propose joint research and development projects in the naval and maritime domains, DCNS said in a statement Monday
Russian equipment is likely to be made available for Egypts Mistral-class helicopter carriers delivered by France. "It is likely that since the deal [on the Mistral delivery] between Egypt and France has been signed and the warship delivery is ongoing, with one [warship] already there and the other one arriving a little bit later, the decision [on the supply of Russian equipment] will be made, the equipment must work," Rosoboronexport Deputy Director General Igor Sevastyanov was quoted as saying by
DCNS, Chemring Countermeasures and Terma successfully conducted joint operational trials of their Torpedo Defence Solution on May 12. This solution integrates Termas C-Guard Decoy Launching System with DCNSs CANTO Anti-Torpedo Decoy and the Chemring Launch Module which, combined, is designated NATO standard CANTO 130mm
DCNS delivered the first of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers christened ‘Gamal Abdel Nasser' to the Egyptian Navy today. The two helicopter carriers were acquired by Egypt in October 2015
Germany is offering a government-to-government deal for its new generation conventional submarines with underwater endurance to India. The HDW 214 submarines are being offered as a special case for Indian Navys P75i submarine project which involves manufacturing six of them at an estimated cost of over $9 billion,
Kalvari, the Scorpene-class submarine being built for the Indian Navy, successfully embarked on its maiden sea trial on May 1, Indias defense ministry said Sunday. Built by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd Mumbai (MDL), the submarine sailed out at about 1000 hrs for the first sea trial, off the Mumbai coast and during the sortie, completed a number of preliminary tests on the propulsion system, Auxiliary Equipment and Systems, Navigation Aids, Communication Equipment and Steering gear
Has Pakistan set up a base to launch tactical nuclear missiles aimed at India? Reports appearing in the Indian media quoting satellite imagery taken from social media have said the base is close to the Indian border in Punjab province and houses transporter, erecter launcher vehicles as well as short-range nuclear tipped missiles. An Indian Satellite Imagery expert posted satellite images along with his assessment last Sunday on twitter giving details of the Pakistani tactical nuclear deployment
The Indian government is likely to institutionalize an independent regulator outside the purview of Ministry of Defense (MoD) to deal with private sector players in major defense manufacturing programs. The Cabinet Committee on Securities (CCS) is expected to finalize the inclusion of Strategic Partners (SPs) model that the government plans to enter into with private firms in critical and high-end defense projects like submarines, helicopters, fighter planes requiring long term commitments,
India launched a satellite today to set up the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), similar to the US GPS with the launch of IRNSS-1G, the last in the constellation of seven satellites. When the IRNSS-1G becomes operational in about a month's time, the IRNSS would offer services like terrestrial and marine navigation, disaster management, vehicle tracking and fleet management, navigation aide for hikers and travellers, visual and voice navigation for drivers
DCNS has carried out the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of 8 ECA Group converters designed to be installed onboard Indian Scorpene submarines 5 and 6. As it had been done before in May 2015 for Indian Scorpene submarines 3 and 4, DCNS experts carried out the FAT of 8 ECA Group converters (2 xStatic converter 60 kVA + 2 x Static converter 5 kVA per submarine), designed to be installed onboard Indian Scorpene submarines 5 and 6, ECA Group said in a statement Tuesday
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