Australia Signs Deal for Naval Strike Missiles, HIMARS Launchers

January 6, 2023 @ 07:44 AM

Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has won

Romania Buys Naval Strike Missile Coastal Batteries

January 6, 2023 @ 07:35 AM

The Pentagon has announced a $208.7 million contract to Raytheon Missiles & Defense to provide Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defense System for the Republic of Romania

Russia Commissions Admiral Gorshkov Frigate Equipped with Tsirkon Hypersonic Missiles

January 4, 2023 @ 12:48 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the commissioning of the Navys Admiral Gorshkov frigate, the first to be fitted with Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic missiles. “I would like to emphasize that we will continue to develop the combat potential of the Armed Forces, produce promising models of weapons and equipment that will guard...

Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile for Dutch Army

December 14, 2022 @ 07:37 AM

Kongsberg has entered into a contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence to supply the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for their fleet of Air Defence & Command Frigates. KONGSBERG said it cannot provide any further comment on the potential size of this contract

Rafael to Provide Unnamed Asian Navy with Typhoon C-UAS Remote Weapon System

December 9, 2022 @ 02:02 PM

RAFAEL has won a contract to supply its TYPHOON Mk30-C, counter-UAS, Next Generation Naval Remote Weapon Station (NRWS) to an undisclosed navy in Asia. The contract is worth tens of millions of dollars and will be fulfilled over the course of five years, with an option for expansion for more systems...

Finland Procures BAE Systems’ Naval Guns for Warships

November 25, 2022 @ 08:07 AM

Finlands Defence Forces have signed a contract with BAE Systems for 57 mm munitions for use on the Navys vessels. The procurement is coordinated with Sweden so that the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command and the Swedish FMV (Försvarets Materielverk) purchase the same materiel at the same time, thus obtaining compatible munitions for the Finnish and Swedish navies at a lower price

British Warships to be armed with Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile

November 24, 2022 @ 06:19 AM

The UK Royal Navy will receive the Naval Strike Missile (NSM), outfitted on Type 23 frigates and Type 45 destroyers, in a collaboration with the Norwegian government. Replacing the Harpoon surface-to-surface weapon, due to go out of service in 2023, the NSM anti-ship missile will be ready for operations onboard the first Royal Navy vessel in a little over 12 months

Japanese Ship Fires SM-3 Block IIA for the First Time

November 22, 2022 @ 12:29 PM

Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force intercepted short and medium-range ballistic missile targets with SM-3 Block IB and SM-3 Block IIA interceptors, Raytheon announced Monday. This is the first time a non-U

German Navy Fields Vulcano 127 Guided Ammunition for F125 Frigate

November 10, 2022 @ 07:37 AM

The German Navy will start fielding Vulcano 127mm guided munitions for their F125 frigates. According to Italian and German governments requirements, the companies Diehl Defence and Leonardo developed and qualified the precision-guided ammunition family Vulcano 127 and 155 mm

Iran to Deploy Warships with 8 Homegrown Cruise Missiles

November 5, 2022 @ 07:43 AM

Iranian warships will soon be deployed with eight indigenous cruise missiles for the first time, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani has confirmed. Irani said the countrys destroyers will be armed with Abu Mahdi naval cruise missile

Russia Designs Coastal Mobile Launcher for Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile

November 4, 2022 @ 07:59 AM

Russian specialists have reportedly produced the prototype of a mobile launcher for Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic missiles, to be a part of a coastal defense missile system. "The prototype of a mobile launcher of a coastal defense missile system, using a Tsirkon hypersonic missile, has already been created

Germany Conducts First Operational Tests of Anti-Drone Laser Weapon

October 28, 2022 @ 06:52 AM

A German frigate for the first time fired a high-energy laser weapon meant to defeat drones during recent drills held in the Baltic Sea, Rheinmetall announced today. On August 30, the frigate Sachsen engaged drones at short and very short range in the Baltic Sea near Putlos Major Training Area