Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missiles to be Integrated on Navantia Ships

September 12, 2023 @ 12:09 PM

Kongsberg Defense and Aerospace (KDA) and Navantia have extended their Memorandum of Understanding, initially established in 2022, to include joint collaboration in integrating the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) on Navantia-designed and built ships. KDA, the designer and manufacturer of NSM missiles, will collaborate with Navantia on technical and industrial aspects

Turkish Havelsan's Combat Management System for Indonesia's Upcoming Arrowhead 140 Frigates

September 8, 2023 @ 06:08 AM

Turkish firm Havelsan will supply its ‘Advent Combat management system (A-CMS) for Indonesias upcoming ‘Merah Putih Arrowhead 140 frigates. The Indonesian media has reported on this matter

Rheinmetall Subsidiary, RWM Italia Wins Australian Navy's Smart Sea Mines Contract

August 29, 2023 @ 02:35 PM

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is acquiring new, smart sea mines that are deployable from submarines, ships and aircraft from Rheinmetall-owned RWM Italia. The contract includes provision for the transfer of technology and expertise to Australia to enable local manufacturing and maintenance of the sea mines

KIEL, Rheinmetall to Develop Offshore Platform for Eco-friendly Ordnance Disposal

August 25, 2023 @ 06:54 AM

GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL and Rheinmetall are jointly developing an offshore platform for eco-friendly ammunition disposal. The danger posed to the environment and people by contaminated ammunition in the Baltic Sea has been known for many years

Australia to Acquire 1500km Range Tomahawks as Part of A$1.3B Spend on...

August 21, 2023 @ 08:51 AM

Australia has announced plans to buy long-range strike missiles and other guided weapons for A$1.7 billion, including U

Turkish Forces Start Using Roketsan’s AKYA Heavy-class Torpedo

August 18, 2023 @ 11:05 AM

Turkish Ministry of Defense tested Roketsan-designed AKYA heavyweight torpedo at different depths and speeds, and said it has entered the inventory of the Naval Forces Command. AKYA is replacing U

Russian firm Launches Multi-purpose Small-sized Torpedo at ARMY-2023

August 14, 2023 @ 09:27 AM

Russias JSC Concern “Sea Underwater Weapon- Gidropribor” unveiled a multi-purpose small-sized torpedo “UMT” at the ongoing ARMY-2023 Forum (August 14-20). As per a document provided to Defense Mirror at the event, the UMT torpedo is a small-sized torpedo having an engine operating on the energy of an electric battery, a propulsive-steering complex with a water jet propeller

Naviris, Eurosam Bag €1.5B French, Italian Horizon Frigates Upgrade Contract

July 31, 2023 @ 04:59 PM

The European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) has awarded Naviris and Eurosam a contract for the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of the French and Italian Horizon frigates. The two co-contractors, Naviris and eurosam, will work with MBDA Italia, MBDA France and Thales for the new generation of Principal Anti-Air Missile System & Long-Range Radar (PAAMS & LRR) to be installed on the frigates

Elbit to Provide Autonomous Target Tracking Capability to U.S. Naval Information Warfare...

July 5, 2023 @ 01:17 PM

The Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific) has asked Elbit Systems of America to develop and demonstrate an autonomous maritime target tracking capability as part of the United States Navys Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP). The company will test its prototype in a series of at sea demonstrations over the next twelve months

France, U.K. and Italy to Sign Letter of Intent on Future Cruise...

June 27, 2023 @ 08:14 AM

Italy has joined the Franco-British effort to develop a new future cruise and anti-ship missile. On June 20, the three countries signed a letter of intent for Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) future anti-ship and cruise missile program

France Tests High-Energy Anti-drone Laser Weapon from Frigate

June 21, 2023 @ 09:02 AM

The French defense ministry said it conducted live tests of the High Energy Laser with Multiple Applications - Power (HELMA-P) aboard the Navys Horizon-class air defense frigate, Forbin (D620). The test was conducted between June 12-14 in the Mediterranean sea by the Directorate General for Armaments (DGA), the French Navy and the CILAS company

BAE Systems Wins Korea Aerospace Industries’ Mine Neutralizer Contract

June 13, 2023 @ 09:08 AM

BAE Systems said today it won a contract to adapt a new mine disposal system using