Thailand to Deploy Thales-Leonardo Search and Rescue Solution

January 18, 2023 @ 06:44 AM

Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales and Leonardo, has signed a contract with prime contractor Appworks to provide Thailand with a complete Search And Rescue (SAR) operational system based on the COSPAS-SARSAT MEOSAR Service. The solution will make it possible to detect and locate distress signals from COSPAS-SARSAT beacons...

Range of Turkey’s Tayfun Ballistic Missile to be increased to 1,000 km

January 17, 2023 @ 08:47 AM

Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said tests of a missile are being carried out at Izmir city, range of which will be doubled in the future. Erdogan may have referred to the short-range ballistic missile named Tayfun (Typhoon), which hit a target at a distance of 561km after being successfully test-fired...

Russian Warship armed with Tsirkon Hypersonic Missiles Passes English Channel

January 13, 2023 @ 06:44 AM

Russian Navys Admiral Gorshkov frigate, armed with Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic missiles, has sailed through the English Channel, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Southern England from northern France. The Northern Fleet said the ship will continue to move in accordance with the cruise plan and will perform tasks in...

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 Russia's security in the coming decades,” Putin was quoted as saying by Russian state media

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 over the course of the contract

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