S.Korean DAPA Announces Project to Develop Naval Interception System

October 29, 2021 @ 04:34 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has launched a new project to develop Close In Weapon System-II (CIWS-II) to protect warships from hostile aircraft and missiles. The ship-based gun will replace the Dutch- and American-made final-stage interception systems currently used by the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN

Hanwha Systems to Mass Produce Non-metallic Mine Detector Developed by South Korean...

October 18, 2021 @ 07:38 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration has signed a contract with Hanwha Systems regarding the mass production of a mine detector that can track down even non-metal mines. The military currently uses PRS-17K mine detector that was introduced in the late 1990

Israel Aerospace-ST Engineering JV to Deliver Blue Spear Missile Systems to Estonia

October 6, 2021 @ 06:12 PM

Estonian Centre for Defence Investment (ECDI) has signed a contract with Proteus Advanced Systems, a joint venture company of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and ST Engineering Land Systems to equip the Estonian Defence Forces with Blue Spear (5G SSM) missile systems. ECDI announced today that it has reached an agreement for...

Russian Submarine Launches Hypersonic Cruise Missile 'Tsirkon’ from 40 Meters Underwater

October 5, 2021 @ 06:32 AM

Following the successful surface launch of the Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a Russian nuclear-powered submarine on Sunday, a second launch was conducted on Monday; this time from 40 meters underwater signaling a new capability for the country's navy. In a

Russia Tests “Tsirkon” Hypersonic Cruise Missile from Nuclear-powered Submarine

October 4, 2021 @ 07:19 AM

The Russian Navy has test-fired Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a nuclear-powered submarine for the first time. The missile was tested only from a surface warship until now

China Reveals Universal Ship-borne Vertical Missile Launch System

October 1, 2021 @ 08:13 AM

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has unveiled HT-1E, the new made-for-export ship-borne vertical launch system that is suitable for all types of seagoing vessels, at Airshow China 2021. Unlike previous launch systems dedicated to specific types of missiles, which are complicated and take up extra space, the HT-1E is universal, allowing it to carry more missiles of many different types

Raytheon Wins $358M Evolved Seasparrow Missile Block 2 Contract

September 30, 2021 @ 09:02 AM

Raytheon has won a $358 million contract in support of the fiscal 2021-2023 Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 full rate production requirements. The ESSM program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test, and procure ESSM missiles

Russian Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile Concludes Flight Trials from Warships

September 29, 2021 @ 07:55 AM

Russias Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile has completed tests from the Navys Admiral Gorshkov frigate. "The flight tests of Tsirkon, with launches from a coastal mount and Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov frigate have been successfully completed

Boeing to Support Taiwan’s Harpoon Coastal Defense System for $220M

September 29, 2021 @ 05:29 AM

Boeing will support Taiwans Harpoon Coastal Defense System under a new contract valued $220 million awarded to the company on Tuesday. “This order provides non-recurring engineering in support of configuration efforts for the Harpoon Coastal Defense System (HCDS), to include the Harpoon Block II Update Grade B Canister Launch All Up Round Missiles, the HCDS launch system, and Harpoon weapon station test and production equipment for the government of Taiwan,” a U

China’s Domestic Integrated Maritime Defense System Debuts at Zhuhai Airshow

September 28, 2021 @ 04:58 PM

Chinas new integrated maritime defense system was displayed to the public for the first time at the 13th Airshow China, which kicked off on Tuesday in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province. The system is an integrated, modularized and systematic overall solution for surface attacks

Elbit Systems Wins $56M to Supply Underwater Warfare Capabilities to an Asian-Pacific...

September 13, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

Elbit Systems has won contracts valued $56 million to supply Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) capabilities to the Navy of a country in Asia-Pacific. The contracts will be performed over a 12-month period