Polish Companies Secure Contracts for Naval Missile Units in Collaboration with Kongsberg

October 27, 2023 @ 11:30 AM

Two Polish defense firms, PIT-RADWAR and Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne, part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), have secured contracts with Norway's Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace (KDA) for two Naval Missile Units and Naval Strike Missile (NSM) production and maintenance. The contract for the construction of two Naval Missile Units destined for...

Northrop Wins South Korea's Mine Detection Contract

October 18, 2023 @ 12:29 PM

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has awarded Northrop Grumman to support Korean Mine Countermeasures Helicopter (KMCH) in South Korea. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) solutions and technical support for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Design (EMD) phase of South Korean KMCH program

French DGA Test-fires Latest Version of Exocet Anti-ship Missile

October 12, 2023 @ 03:16 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) and the Navy carried out of a test- firing to verify the behavior of the Exocet sea-to-sea missile 40 Block 3C (MM40 B3 C) from the multi-mission frigate, FREMM DA, 'Alsace.' The test was conducted off the coast of Toulon

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