First Delivery of Saab Lightweight Torpedoes to Sweden

October 17, 2022 @ 08:51 AM

Saab said it has made the first deliveries of the new lightweight torpedo to Swedens defence procurement agency FMV. Saab Lightweight Torpedo, named Torped 47 by the Swedish Armed Forces, is intended primarily for Swedish submarines and Visby corvettes, but it is also prepared for integration on helicopters

Russian Kh-101 Stealth Missile Fooled NATO, Ukrainian Defenses to Strike Strategic Target:...

September 15, 2022 @ 02:01 PM

Russias stealthy Kh-101 air-to-ground missiles managed to hit Karachunovskoye dam in Krivoy Rog, dodging Ukrainian as well as NATO intelligence. Kh-101 missiles were fired by Tu-95MS strategic bombers on September 14 over the Caspian Sea

Russia Reveals Torpedo that can Destroy Battleships, Aircraft Carriers

September 13, 2022 @ 12:58 PM

Russia has developed a new torpedo named “Physicist” that can sink destroyers and aircraft carriers. Weighing more than 300kg, the torpedo can detonate very close to the ship, without hitting it, reports

LIG Nex1 Wins $119M DAPA Project to Develop New Lightweight Torpedo

August 14, 2022 @ 06:48 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) awarded LIG Nex1 a contract valued $119 million (154.9 billion won) to develop new lightweight torpedoes

Tsirkon-Equipped Frigate to Join Russian Navy Soon: Putin

August 1, 2022 @ 09:55 AM

Russian Navys frigate armed with Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile is expected to soon enter service, President Vladimir Putin has confirmed. "Suffice it to mention the latest Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile systems, which have no analogues in the world, for which there are no barriers

Rolls-Royce, Safran to Power MBDA's Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Missile

July 25, 2022 @ 12:27 PM

Rolls-Royce and Safran Power Units agreed at the Farnborough International Airshow to power MBDAs Franco-British Future Cruise / Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW). Both partners will work collaboratively to mature a new propulsion solution for a subsonic, low observable missile expected to be fielded before the end of the decade, as per a joint press release

UK's Laser Weapons Program Begins Trials

July 18, 2022 @ 02:27 PM

British laser weapon Dragonfire designed under Laser Directed Energy Programme (LDEW) led by MBDA, has successfully begun a series of trials. The first of these trials recently conducted by the Dragonfire consortium – a joint industry and UK MOD collaboration between MBDA, Leonardo, QinetiQ and Dstl – at low power proved the system can track air and sea targets

Russian Navy to Commission Surface-based Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile in 2022

July 18, 2022 @ 05:48 AM

Russias newest Tsirkon hypersonic missile designed for surface ships may be commissioned this year. "The state trials are complete; the surface version of the Tsirkon is expected to be commissioned within the next five months," a source close to the Defense Ministry told

Iran Shows Drone-carrying Ship in Indian Ocean Exercise

July 16, 2022 @ 01:12 PM

The Iranian Navy has shown a drone-carrying ship as part of a newly set up 'special division' to transport and operate various drones.The division is capable of carrying various combat, surveillance, and suicide drones and has joined the country's southern fleet, reports in several Iranian media outlets said

Harpoon Missiles Pose ‘Real Danger’ but can be Defeated: Russian Expert

July 12, 2022 @ 07:03 AM

The American Harpoon anti-ship cruise missile poses real danger but can be destroyed by Russian air defenses, an expert told state media. "If we speak about the interception capabilities, we can pinpoint Harpoon by all modern ship-based radar stations and ground-based air defense systems

Russia Destroys Ukraine’s Harpoon Coastal Missile Systems in Odessa

July 8, 2022 @ 11:49 AM

Precision-guided missiles fired by the Russian Navy reportedly left two British Harpoon coastal missile systems in the Odessa region destroyed. "Sea-based high-precision weapons near the settlement of Liman, Odesa region, destroyed two installations of the Harpoon coastal missile system delivered from the UK," Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said at a briefing on Friday