QinetiQ has secured a contract to provide support for the testing and acceptance trials for Artful, the third and latest Astute-class nuclear-powered submarine of the Royal Navy. QinetiQ will support four separate work packages addressing a variety of trials to support Acoustic, Magnetic signatures, weapon discharge and electronic warfare calibration...
Japan announced on November 20 that it would buy US made aircraft and vehicles including V-22 Osprey tiltrotors and RQ-4 Global Hawk spy drones and amphibious vehicles. The purchase is a part of Tokyos evolving strategy in response to the increased Chinese military activity along the countrys south western sea border
BEL, together with the Indian Navy and Coast Guard, has developed a new naval intelligence network to track ships in real time. Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC), nodal centre of the National Command Control Communications and Intelligence Network (NC3I Network) on Sunday
Leidos has completed a total of 42 days of at-sea demonstrations of the prototype maritime autonomy system designed to control all of the maneuvering and mission functions of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV). Using a 32-foot work boat as a surrogate...
Indonesian officials have visited Russia thrice this year to discuss the sale of surface ships and submarines. Indonesia has shown great interest towards the products of Russia's defense industry, a spokesperson for Russia's state-owned high-tech Rostec Corporation told RIA Novosti Friday
Russia has test-fired a Sineva intercontinental missile from a submerged submarine in the Barents Sea on Wednesday as part of a check on the reliability of the navy's strategic forces, the ministry of defense announced. "Within the frameworks of testing the reliability of marine strategic nuclear forces, the Tula [nuclear submarine] launched a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile from the Barents Sea to the Kura Range [in Kamchatka]," the statement says
DCNS will showcase a number of naval defence systems at the IndoDefense 2014 show in Jakarta, Indonesia this week. Among them is the Scorpene 1000: a compact submarine specially designed to operate in coastal waters, a theatre of growing importance to all maritime nations
India has agreed to supply four offshore patrol vessels and possibly the BrahMos missile to Vietnam. The announcement came after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his visiting Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems announced today that it has received a $33.8 million contract to provide its Common Unmanned Surface Vessel (CUSV™) for the U
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will display a variety of unique naval defense solutions at the upcoming Euronaval International Naval Defense and Maritime Exhibition, to be held in Paris from October 27-31. IAI will present advanced radars, missiles, electro-optical payloads for maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions
China will soon start building its second locally designed aircraft carrier in Shanghai. According to the Kanwa Asian Defense, Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard was preparing to start work on the carrier
Indonesia is considering procuring Russian submarines as part of a two year inter-state military and technical cooperation worth $3 billion to $5 billion. Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov met with new Indonesian President Joko Widodo and said, “Our Indonesian counterparts have raised this issue for the first time,” the minister said