Japan to Order AEGIS Class Destroyer Support, RAM Block 2 Missiles

August 6, 2021 @ 06:29 AM

Japans request to buy AEGIS-class destroyer support and RAM Block 2 tactical missiles worth $195.5 million combined, from the U

Lockheed Martin Awards BAE Systems $117M for LRASM Missile Seekers

July 27, 2021 @ 10:32 AM

BAE Systems won a $117 million contract from Lockheed Martin to produce next-generation missile seekers for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The seeker technology enables LRASM to detect and engage specific maritime targets in contested environments with less dependence on traditional navigation systems

IAEA Breaks Ground For Facility to Tackle Nuclear Terrorism

July 15, 2021 @ 05:58 PM

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), today broke ground for a new facility that will help strengthen countries abilities to tackle nuclear terrorism in areas such as the illegal trafficking of nuclear material and the physical protection of facilities. The IAEA Nuclear Security Training and Demonstration Centre will be located at...

Rafael Unveils Sea Breaker Maritime & Land-based Long-Range Attack Weapon System

June 30, 2021 @ 07:07 AM

Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. today unveiled Sea Breaker, a new 5th generation long-range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system

Russia Unveils its Latest Shipborne Air Defense System

June 25, 2021 @ 05:35 AM

Russian Almaz-Antey concern unveiled a brand-new Resurs ship-based multi-channel air defense missile system at the 10th International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS) in St. Petersburg

Turkey's First Anti-ship 'Atmaca' Missile Passes Final Test

June 19, 2021 @ 08:30 AM

Turkeys conducted the last test firing of its homegrown Atmaca long-range anti-ship missile on Friday. "The anti-ship missile Atmaca, our homeland's steel sword, has hit a target ship during the last test today before it will enter service," Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan posted on Twitter, attaching a 58-second video showing the test firing of the Atmaca missile

MBDA’s Sea Ceptor Missiles Ordered for Brazilian Navy Frigates

June 17, 2021 @ 12:50 PM

European MBDA will provide Sea Ceptor air defence missile systems for the Brazilian Navys new Tamandaré-class frigates. Sea Ceptor is a smart weapon control system (WCS) that together with the fully-active Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) provides comprehensive self-defence and local area air defence (LAAD)

Lockheed Secures U.S., U.K. Navies’ Trident Missiles Contract Valued $191M

June 17, 2021 @ 05:11 AM

Lockheed Martin won a contract valued $191.2 million to provide Trident missiles to the U

LIG Nex1 to Introduce Korean-made 'Goalkeeper' Close-in Weapon for Ships at MADEX

June 9, 2021 @ 05:44 AM

LIG Next1 said it will showcase Korean-made Goalkeeper advanced close-in weapons system (CIWS) at the Maritime Defense Industry Exhibition (MADEX) 2021 event scheduled to start on June 9. The South Korean Navy presently uses a Dutch CIWS called Goalkeeper, which automatically shoots thousands of bullets per minute to offer short-range defense for ships against fast-moving missiles, aircraft and surface vessels

Hanwa Defense Unveils Korean Vertical Launch System for Naval Missiles at MADEX...

June 9, 2021 @ 04:17 AM

Hanwha Defense today unveiled its Korean Vertical Launch System (KVLS) designed for warships at the 2021 International Maritime Defense Industry Exhibition (MADEX), June 9-12 which began at port city of Busan. Jointly developed by the state-funded Agency for Defense Development and Hanwha Defense, the KVLS is South Korean Navys standard vertical launch system for holding and firing different types of guided weapons, including anti-submarine, anti-air, and anti-surface missiles

Egypt Buys Raytheon’s RAM Block 2 Missiles

May 29, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

Raytheon has won a contract worth approximately $113 million to provide RAM Block 2 missiles to Egypt. “Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded an $112,690,243 firm-fixed-price modification to previously-awarded contract to perform Navy transition to production efforts for RAM Block 2B and exercise options for fiscal 2021 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) to Egypt for the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2 guided-missile round pack (GMRP),” a U