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European Unmanned Maritime Systems Launched

European Unmanned Maritime Systems Launched

The “European Unmanned Maritime Systems for Mine-Counter-Measures and other naval applications (UMS)” is the third EDA Category A programme. It represents the first major and concrete success of an ambitious technology programme directly connected to Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM), […]


US Navy Aims for Record in Railgun Firing Test

US Navy Aims for Record in Railgun Firing Test

Senior Navy leaders will be on hand Dec. 10 at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) for a record-setting test of the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) experimental Electromagnetic Railgun, the service’s effort to evolve surface ship weapons. With […]


Lockheed Launches Navy’s Third Littoral Combat Ship

Lockheed Launches Navy’s Third Littoral Combat Ship

MARINETTE, Wis.: The Lockheed Martin-led industry team today launched the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Fort Worth, at the Marinette Marine shipyard. The 389-foot Fort Worth was launched into the Menominee River. Just prior to its launch, the ship’s […]


Phalanx Weapon System Completes Live-Fire Demonstration

Phalanx Weapon System Completes Live-Fire Demonstration

Raytheon and Oshkosh, partnering with the U.S. Army and Navy, proved the maneuverability, integration and performance of the Mobile Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System during a recent live-fire demonstration. The MLPWS integrates the combat-proven Centurion Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System on a […]


Fire Scout UAV Operates Across the US

Fire Scout UAV Operates Across the US

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER: Across the United States, the Navy’s Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle took the skies, operating in four different locations ashore and afloat, Nov.18. Over the course of one day, […]


Upgraded BrahMos Cruise Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Upgraded BrahMos Cruise Missile Successfully Test-Fired

An upgraded version of 290- km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired by India on Thursday from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off the Orissa coast. “Block III version of BrahMos with advanced guidance and upgraded […]


Support Contract Set To Boost Chilean Naval Capability

Support Contract Set To Boost Chilean Naval Capability

VALPARAISO, Chile: BAE Systems has secured a two year extended agreement with Chilean ship build and repair organisation ASMAR to provide support to the country’s Type 22 and Type 23 frigates in a move that is set to enhance Chile’s […]


Biggest US-Japan naval drill starts amid NKorea crisis

Biggest US-Japan naval drill starts amid NKorea crisis

SEOUL: The largest ever US-Japan war games kicked off Friday in waters off the tense Korean peninsula as the UN’s atomic watchdog voiced “great concern” about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. The manoeuvres in the East China Sea dwarf US-South Korean […]


Rheinmetall Offers Sikorsky S-92 Naval Helicopter to German Navy

Rheinmetall Offers Sikorsky S-92 Naval Helicopter to German Navy

Rheinmetall and Sikorsky recently presented the Cyclone Naval Helicopter at a joint press conference in Bonn. With a view to the German Navy’s planned procurement of thirty multi-role naval helicopters to replace its current Sea King systems, the companies have […]


 
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