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Airbus to deliver multi-mode radars for US Navy vessels
31 October, 2014
The US Navy has awarded a contract to Airbus Defense and Space for the delivery of advanced TRS-4D naval radars, which will be integrated onto the Freedom-class littoral combat...
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Work begins on US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer
Friday, October 31, 2014 General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has laid the keel for the US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, Rafael Peralta (DDG...

French Navy's Charles de Gaulle to integrate radar system from Terma
Friday, October 31, 2014 French ship builder DCNS has awarded a contract to Terma for the delivery of two Scanter 6000 naval surveillance radars for integration into the French Navy carrier, Charles de Gaulle...

Northrop signs USMC's ground / air-task oriented radar production contract
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $207m contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of AN/TPS-80 ground / air-task oriented radar (G/ATOR)...

Talon laser-guided rocket successfully completes second test-firing
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Raytheon and L-3 have test-fired the Talon remote-rocket weapon system (Talon RRWS) on an L-3 advanced remote weapon station, using an LAU-68...

Russia successfully tests Bulava missile on nuclear submarine
Thursday, October 30, 2014 The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired the new Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) onboard the nuclear-powered, Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky...

MBDA to deliver SIMBAD RC self-defence system next year
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 MBDA's remotely controlled SIMBAD-RC ship self-defence system has now entered the qualification phase, following the completion of prototype...

Thales expands sonar range for small surface combatants and patrol boats
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Thales has expanded its sonar range for small and medium-sized surface combatants and 300t patrol vessels, with the addition of new BlueWatcher hull-mounted sonar and Captas-1 towed-array...

French DGA successfully completes final qualification firing of MdCN missile system
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 The French Direction Générale d’Armement (DGA) has successfully completed the final qualification firing of the Missile de Croisière Naval (MdCN) system, also called the naval cruise missile...

GD to upgrade Super Seasprite helicopters for Peruvian Navy
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 General Dynamics (GD) Canada has received a contract to modernise four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters for the Peruvian Navy, in a bid to bolster its surveillance and search and rescue...

Sagem to deliver optronic masts for South Korea's new KSS-III submarines
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has awarded a contract to Sagem to deliver optronic surveillance masts for the South Korean Navy's new KSS-III...

US Navy's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye set for operational deployment
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 The US Navy's Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft has attained initial operational capability (IOC), making it eligible for active mission...

US Navy commissions new Virginia-class submarine North Dakota
Monday, October 27, 2014 The US Navy has commissioned its first of eight Block III Virginia-class submarines, USS North Dakota (SSN 784), at the Naval Submarine Base New London,...

Nato's CMRE vessels test next-generation autonomous technologies
Monday, October 27, 2014 A collaborative anti-submarine warfare (ASW) scientific experiment involving Nato nations has started in the Ligurian...

USS Chancellorsville successfully test-fires two Raytheon SM-6 interceptors
Monday, October 27, 2014 The US Navy's Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), has successfully test-fired two Raytheon Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) interceptors against anti-ship...

Textron to support US Navy's unmanned influence sweep system programme
Friday, October 24, 2014 Textron Systems has been awarded a $33.8m contract by the US Navy to provide common unmanned surface vessel (CUSV) support to the unmanned influence sweep system (UISS)...

UK MoD's MET team contracts Babcock for naval support equipment
Friday, October 24, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) maritime equipment transformation (MET) team has contracted Babcock to deliver support equipment for the Royal Navy. ...

Navantia to conduct risk reduction design study on new Australian frigates
Friday, October 24, 2014 Navantia has received a risk reduction design study contract from the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) for the SEA 5000 programme for new...

US Navy's Northrop-built MQ-8C Fire Scout completes sloped landing tests
Friday, October 24, 2014 The US Navy's Northrop Grumman-built MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aircraft has successfully completed precision sloped landing tests at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu,...

Signalis and Atlas integrate new coastal surveillance security system
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Signalis has integrated Atlas Elektronik's Cerberus Mod 2 diver detection sonar (DDS) into its Styris integrated maritime surveillance and security...

BAE to deliver additional Nulka decoy systems to US and Australian navies
Thursday, October 23, 2014 BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce additional rounds for Nulka active missile decoy...


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