European missile company MBDA had a busy 2018 with its newest air defence...
- Yes we CAMM: inside the UK’s surface-to-air missile success
- Russia to demonstrate Pantsir-ME naval air-defence system at IDEX 2019
- Australia to arm new submarines with A$6bn weapons despite delays
- China responds to US Navy’s freedom of navigation operation in SCS
- MQ-25 Stingray: the first drone to refuel fighter jets in flight
Vard chooses Saab fire control system for Norwegian vessels
Shipbuilding company Vard Group has awarded a contract to Saab to provide its 9LV fire control system including the fire control director CEROS 200.
MBDA launches self-protection module to equip surface vessels
MBDA has unveiled a ship self-protection module to equip ships of all types, and particularly those without a combat system.
Yes we CAMM: inside the UK’s surface-to-air missile success
European missile company MBDA had a busy 2018 with its newest air defence weapon - known as the Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM) - successfully entering service with the Royal Navy and the British Army continuing its own testing towards fielding the same missile. Now the company is looking to expand further.
Australia selects Raytheon to deliver Aegis combat systems integration
The Australian Department of Defence has chosen Raytheon Australia to work as the country’s Aegis combat systems integration agent.
FREMM European Multimission Frigate, France / Italy
The FREMM European multi-mission frigate is a joint programme between France and Italy. It will build 21 FREMM frigates for the French Navy and the Italian Navy.
Russia to demonstrate Pantsir-ME naval air-defence system at IDEX 2019
Rosoboronexport, a subisidary of Russian state-owned Rostec, and its partner High Precision Systems are planning to demonstrate the Pantsire-ME naval air-defence system at IDEX 2019 in the UAE.
SSK Scorpene Class Attack Submarine
The Scorpene submarine is jointly developed by French state-owned shipbuilding firm DCNS (formerly DCN) and Spanish shipbuilder Navantia (formerly Bazan, then Izar).
IAI signs contracts to provide naval MRSAM systems to India
State-owned defence contractor Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed agreements worth $93m with the Indian Navy and Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) to provide naval medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) systems.
Australia to arm new submarines with A$6bn weapons despite delays
The Australian Defence Department has announced plans to spend up to A$6bn ($4.13bn) arming its new fleet of 12 submarines with next-generation weapons, despite a potential government inquiry by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) to review the A$50bn ($35.94bn) contract for the procurement of the fleet.
US approves $2.15bn sale of Aegis weapon systems to Japanese Navy
The US State Department has approved the sale of two Aegis Weapon Systems (AWS) and associated equipment to the Japanese Navy, in a deal valued at around $2.15bn.
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