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New Zealand Anzac frigates to integrate Ultra Electronics’ torpedo defence system
23 July, 2014
Ultra Electronics’ Sonar Systems business has received a contract from the New Zealand Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver two Sea Sentor surface ship torpedo defence (SSTD) systems for the...
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Russian Navy takes delivery of Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 The Russian Navy has received an upgraded Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft, which is designed to track and destroy enemy...

France to deliver Mistral-class vessels to Russia despite protests from key allies
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 France will deliver Mistral-class aircraft carriers to Russia as planned, despite objections from key allies, the UK and US, over Moscow's reported involvement in the Ukrainian crisis,...

USMC begins testing of robotic mule
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The US Marine Corps’ (USMC) India Company 3rd Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment has begun testing of Boston Dynamics’ legged squad support system (LS3) at the Kahuku training area in Hawaii,...

Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean completes engineering sea trials
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The UK Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean has successfully completed the initial phase of engineering sea trials, after undergoing a multimillion-pound...

Australian Navy’s Romeo helicopter launches Mk54 torpedoes
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) MH-60R Romeo maritime combat helicopters have successfully fired Mk54 lightweight torpedoes, as part of the ongoing deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test...

Indian Navy receives new INS Sumitra offshore patrol vessel
Monday, July 21, 2014 The Indian Navy has taken delivery of the fourth indigenously built Saryu-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) INS Sumitra from Goa Shipyard...

UK and French Navies conduct exercises off West African coast
Monday, July 21, 2014 The UK Royal Navy, together with the French and Guinean Navies, has conducted exercises aimed at building relations in a range of areas, including defence, training and commerce, off the coast...

Ingalls Shipbuilding signs US Navy’s LHA 8 affordability contract
Monday, July 21, 2014 Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding unit has received an affordability design contract from the US Navy to lower the construction and lifecycle cost for the amphibious...

US allocates $800m to procure 12th LPD amphibious warship
Friday, July 18, 2014 The US Senate Subcommittee has approved $800m to support the procurement of a 12th landing platform/dock (LPD) class amphibious...

UK’s AW159 Wildcat helicopters to be integrated with FASGW Missiles
Friday, July 18, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to AgustaWestland to integrate future anti-surface guided weapon (FASGW) Heavy and Light missile systems onto the Royal Navy’s AW159...

Raytheon to integrate torpedoes on Turkish Navy’s ATR-72-600ASW aircraft
Friday, July 18, 2014 Raytheon has been awarded a contract by Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi to provide engineering services support for the integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the...

South Korea and US embark on joint naval drills
Thursday, July 17, 2014 South Korea and the US have kicked off joint naval drills off the southern port of Mokpo, amid increasing tensions with North...

Mexican Navy receives first Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft
Thursday, July 17, 2014 The Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina (SEMAR) has taken delivery of the first of four ordered Beechcraft King Air 350ER...

India and Russia begin Indra-2014 naval exercise in Sea of Japan
Thursday, July 17, 2014 The Indian Navy and Russian Pacific Fleet have commenced the joint Indra-2014 naval exercise in the Sea of Japan to carry out counter-terrorism manoeuvres while bolstering their...

UK Royal Navy commissions Merlin Mk2 helicopters
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 The UK Royal Navy has commissioned its next generation of submarine-hunting Merlin Mk2 aircraft, four months ahead of their planned...

Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Anzac begins harbour acceptance trials
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 The Royal Australian Navy's Anzac-class frigate, HMAS Anzac, is set to start its harbour acceptance trials phase of its anti-ship missile defence (ASMD)...

US DoD to release final RfP for UCLASS soon
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 The US Department of Defence (DoD) is anticipated to roll-out the final request for proposal (RfP) for its unmanned carrier launched airborne surveillance and strike (UCLASS) programme within...

Raytheon signs Japanese Navy's friend-or-foe transponders upgrade contract
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Raytheon, in collaboration with Hitachi Kokusai, has been awarded a contract to carry out upgrades on the Japanese Navy’s P-1 maritime surveillance...

Russian Navy set to receive first upgraded Ilyushin II-38N aircraft
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 The Russian Navy is set to take delivery of its first modernised Il-38N anti-submarine warfare aircraft, following an upgrade programme....

Indian Navy takes delivery of first indigenous warship INS Kamorta
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 The Indian Navy has taken delivery of its first indigenous anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvette INS...


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