US Navy Awards BAE Systems $188M for AEGIS Combat System

March 3, 2020 @ 06:49 AM

The United States Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract valued $188 million to supply AEGIS combat system. “BAE Systems Inc

Netherlands to Upgrade MK-48 Torpedoes for use in Walrus Submarines

February 27, 2020 @ 06:54 AM

The United States has given its nod for Netherlands request to buy $85 million-worth MK-48 torpedo conversion kits and related equipment from Raytheon, which the NATO-ally will use to upgrade its existing torpedoes that arms its fleet of Walrus submarines. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign...

Despite French Sanctions, Turkey Making Progress in Pak's Agosta 90B Sub Upgrade

February 26, 2020 @ 01:13 PM

Turkish firm STM has said that it is making progress in the modernization of Pakistans Agosta 90B submarines despite “sanctions and restrictions” imposed by France whose Naval Group was the submarine's manufacturer. "This project is progressing very successfully despite the sanctions and restrictions imposed by France, the producer of the [submarine]...

Naval Group Develops Underwater-Overland Drone Coordination Solution

February 25, 2020 @ 10:21 AM

Naval Group has displayed its I4Drones Mission system at the Unmanned Systems Exhibition (UMEX) in Abu Dhabi which coordinates the work of multiple drones operating both underwater and overland. “Naval Group solutions can integrate all types of autonomous vehicles for deployment above and underwater, exploiting their payload to the benefit of...

Lockheed Martin to Develop Extra-large Underwater Drone

February 24, 2020 @ 01:54 PM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract worth $12.3 million for phase one of the Manta Ray program

Russian Navy to Sign Contract for 2 Additional Nuclear-powered Submarines

February 24, 2020 @ 12:06 PM

Russia's fleet of Project 955A Borei-class nuclear-powered submarines is set to expand to ten, with the Navy planning to order two new boats during Army 2020 Forum this August. "A decision has been made to sign a contract at the Army 2020 forum for building two more Borei-A missile-carrying submarines

Damen to Build Supply Ship for Dutch Navy

February 20, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) and the Netherlands Defence Material Organization (DMO) signed a contract Thursday to construct the new supply ship HNLMS Den Helder for the Netherlands Navy. The contract was signed in Den Helder by the Director of Defence Material Organization (DMO), Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard and Arnout Damen, the new CEO of the family business Damen Shipyards Group

Aselsan Wins Electronic Systems Contract For Turkey's MILGEM Frigate

February 19, 2020 @ 07:21 AM

Aselsan has been contracted to provide electronic systems to be fitted on Turkish frigates built under the country's MILGEM national warship program. Under the contract, the company will supply navigation, communication, sonar and radar systems, weapons, electronic warfare systems, guided missiles, torpedos and electro-optical systems between 2021 and 2023

Russian Shipbuilder Reconfiguring Project 11356 Frigates for Indian Navy

February 18, 2020 @ 07:30 AM

Two of Russia's Project 11356 frigates originally built for the Russian armed forces are now being reconfigured to suit Indian requirements, while two more will be built locally in India. The Indian Navy presently has six of these warships in service

Pakistani Navy Commissions 2300 Ton Corvette, PNS Yarmook

February 14, 2020 @ 08:19 AM

The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette, PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – the first of two Damen OPV 1900s – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020. PNS YARMOOK is capable of performing a variety of maritime operations and can transport both a helicopter and a UAV

Northrop to Develop Tech to Recharge Underwater Unmanned Vehicles

February 12, 2020 @ 09:13 PM

Northrop Grumman will manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon) that will allow passage of electricity to enable recharging of underwater unmanned vehicles. "Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon) specifically designed for harsh environments," the company said in a statement Wednesday

Digital Drawing of Latest Singaporean Endurance-class Ship Unveiled at Airshow

February 12, 2020 @ 08:20 AM

ST Engineering displayed a digital drawing of the Joint Multi Mission Ship, the Endurance 170, at the Singapore Air show 2020 (February 11-16). The ship is intended to host helicopters as well as the F-35B jets that the city-state will be buying from the US