Iran Arms its Destroyers with ‘Abu Mahdi’ Cruise Missiles

May 8, 2023 @ 09:17 AM

Destroyers operated by the Iranian Navy have been armed with domestically designed and manufactured 'Abu Mahdi' cruise missiles featuring technologies suitable for electronic warfare. This was announced by Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani, as per local media

Latvia receives U.S. Nod to buy Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defense System...

May 4, 2023 @ 07:48 AM

Latvia is likely to place an order for Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defense System worth over $100 million, now that it has received the go-ahead from the United States. On Wednesday, the U

BEL to Supply Fire Control Systems for Indian Navy's OPVs Worth $207M

March 30, 2023 @ 09:55 AM

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has won a deal valued $207 million (INR 1,700 Crore) to equip Indian Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) with Lynx-U2 Fire Control Systems. A total of 13 FCSs will be procured under the contract

Russia Building Naval Base for Poseidon Nuclear Torpedo-Equipped Submarines in Kamchatka

March 27, 2023 @ 11:44 AM

Russia will finish constructing coastal infrastructure facilities for a new naval base to accommodate submarines carrying Poseidon nuclear-capable super-torpedoes next year. "The construction of coastal infrastructure facilities for accommodating two special-purpose submarines – Belgorod and Khabarovsk – in Kamchatka is set to be finished at the beginning of next year," a source close to Russias Defense Ministry was quoted as saying by government-owned TASS on Monday

NSM Missiles Replace Harpoon in British Type 23 Frigate

January 31, 2023 @ 09:02 AM

The Royal Navys HMS Somerset (F 82) Type 23 frigate became the first warship to receive Norwegian

France, Italy Order MBDA’s Aster Air Defense Missiles for €2B

January 31, 2023 @ 08:24 AM

France and Italy signed a mega contract valued €2 billion with MBDA for Aster air defense missiles. The multibillion dollar deal was inked via Joint Organization for Cooperation in Armaments (OCCAr)

Thailand to Deploy Thales-Leonardo Search and Rescue Solution

January 18, 2023 @ 06:44 AM

Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales and Leonardo, has signed a contract with prime contractor Appworks to provide Thailand with a complete Search And Rescue (SAR) operational system based on the COSPAS-SARSAT MEOSAR Service. The solution will make it possible to detect and locate distress signals from COSPAS-SARSAT beacons on land, in the air and at sea instantaneously, over a radius of 2,500 km centered around Bangkok, mainly using the Galileo satellite positioning system

Range of Turkey’s Tayfun Ballistic Missile to be increased to 1,000 km

January 17, 2023 @ 08:47 AM

Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said tests of a missile are being carried out at Izmir city, range of which will be doubled in the future. Erdogan may have referred to the short-range ballistic missile named Tayfun (Typhoon), which hit a target at a distance of 561km after being successfully test-fired in October over the Black Sea

Russian Warship armed with Tsirkon Hypersonic Missiles Passes English Channel

January 13, 2023 @ 06:44 AM

Russian Navys Admiral Gorshkov frigate, armed with Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic missiles, has sailed through the English Channel, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Southern England from northern France. The Northern Fleet said the ship will continue to move in accordance with the cruise plan and will perform tasks in the designated areas of the Atlantic Ocean