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...

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

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