In February 2019, UK defence secretary Gavin Williamson announced the accelerated development of...
- Future Littoral Strike: regaining the Royal Navy’s global reach
- Future aircraft carriers: Gerald R Ford class vs Type 001A class
- Royal Navy orders Saab’s AUV62-AT ASW training system
- Indonesian Navy orders Terma C-Series Combat Suite for KCR-60 vessels
- US to deploy naval weaponry to the Middle East amid Iran tensions
Raytheon’s RAM Block 2A missile completes guided flight tests
Raytheon's RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile has undergone a series of guided flight tests with the US Navy ahead of its planned delivery.
Future Littoral Strike: regaining the Royal Navy’s global reach
In February 2019, UK defence secretary Gavin Williamson announced the accelerated development of a new Future Littoral Strike Ship concept for the Royal Navy, a globally-deployable class of ships that if built will support a range of operations from crisis support to full-on combat. But can the navy afford the new ships and what capabilities are being replicated from other countries’ experience of deploying such vessels?
US Navy awards BQM-177A LRIP III contract to Kratos
The US Navy has awarded a contract to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions for lot three of low-rate initial production (LRIP III) for the BQM-177A subsonic aerial target (SSAT).
India’s DRDO test fires anti-ship version of BrahMos cruise missile
India's Defence Research and Development (DRDO) has reportedly launched the anti-ship version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile.
US Navy completes developmental tests of CVN 78’s SSDS combat system
The latest generation of the US Navy’s USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier’s Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) integrated combat system (ICS) has completed its final developmental test.
Philippines Navy to get three more multi-purpose attack vessels
The Philippines Navy (PN) is reportedly set to receive three additional multi-purpose attack craft (MPACs).
Future aircraft carriers: Gerald R Ford class vs Type 001A class
Both the US and China have developed a new class of aircraft carrier to add to their fleet of warships – the Gerald R Ford class and the Type 001A class respectively. What are the existing and future capabilities of each and how do they compare?
Canada requests $387m sale of MK 54 torpedoes from US
The Canadian Government has requested a $387m potential sale of Mk54 lightweight torpedoes and related equipment from the US.
US approves possible sale of SM-2 Block IIIB missiles to Korea
The US State Department has approved a potential sale of up to 94 rounds of SM-2 Block IIIB standard missiles and associated equipment to the Republic of Korea (ROK).
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