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ESG and Saab to Cooperate

ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH and Saab Deutschland GmbH have signed an agreement for strategic cooperation on equipment projects and development programmes for the German Navy, according to a joint press release. Just a few days ago, Saab, as the prime contractor for the modernisation of the German F123 frigates, commissioned ESG to provide comprehensive logistics […]

Meteksan Introducing Submarine Sonar Elements

Meteksan Defence has introduced a number of new sonar systems and elements for submarine applications. These include: hydrophones side scan sonar arrays intercept passive sonar intercept detection and ranging sonar digital underwater acoustic modem hardware and software for sonar systems pre-electronics signal processing and beam forming sonar operator interface software While these domestically developed systems […]

Turkish Industry Team for UMS

Aselsan, the Sefine shipyard, Roketsan and Armelsan have joined forces to develop and build innovative solutions in the area of Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS), according to a press release by the companies. The two UMS designs are laid out for tasks such as: reconnaissance surface warfare underwater warfare protection of critical infrastructure the protection of […]

RBS 15 Support Contract for Diehl

Diehl Defence has received an order from the Federal German Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support for the delivery of recertification and repair equipment for the RBS15 Mk3 heavy anti-ship missile. The equipment is to be provided to the Ammunition Supply Centre North at Laboe. As a result, the German Navy will […]

SENTINEL Systems for Peru

The SENTINEL 2.0 and SENTINEL 30 systems from the Spanish company Escribano M&E have successfully passed the SAT tests in Peru undertaken on the Peruvian Navy patrol boats PPMM 208 BAP RÍO TUMBES and PPMM 209 RÍO LOCUMBA. The SENTINEL 2.0 station integrates Browning 12.70 mm calibre heavy machine guns. Equipped with an infrared and […]


Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has unveiled SEA BREAKERTM, a 5th generation long range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system. This enables significant attack performance against a variety of high-value maritime and land targets. SEA BREAKER is a naval and artillery unit force-multiplier, designed to overcome the modern warfare arena challenges, using Rafael’s legacy of high-end precision-guided […]

Ultra Sonar 2150 Passes Acceptance Trial

Ultra has announced that its Sonar 2150 has successfully completed its first-of-class sea acceptance trial onboard HMS PORTLAND. The trial took place over a number of days at sea, operating the sonar, detecting and tracking the “target”. Despite somewhat challenging weather conditions, the Ultra trials team successfully proved both active and passive performance in conjunction […]

Saab to Upgrade F123 Class Frigates

Saab has received a contract from the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to deliver and integrate new naval radars and fire control directors for the German Navy’s BRANDENBURG (F123) class frigates. The contract includes a new Combat Management System (CMS), allowing a low risk integration of the new naval […]

CAMM for Type 45

MBDA has announced a number of contracts to upgrade the air and missile defence capabilities of the Royal Navy’s six Type 45 DARING class destroyers. The work will see Common Anti-Air Modular Missiles (CAMM) paired with an upgraded SEA VIPER command and control system for the first time. CAMM offers both close-in and local-area air defence […]

NSM for Germany & Norway

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support and the Norwegian procurement agency Forsvarsmateriell have come to a deal for the joint procurement of the new Naval Strike Missile (NSM) Block 1A. Norway’s Kongsberg has been contracted to deliver the missiles, which were developed jointly with MBDA, for the German and Norwegian navies. […]

ASTER Mid-Life Refurbishment

Eurosam has been awarded a contract by OCCAR for the mid-life refurbishment of ASTER missiles for Italy and the UK, following the one for the French ASTER missiles from January 2020. According to Eurosam, all of the company’s domestic customers, the navies of the three countries, the Italian Army and French Air and Space Force, have […]

Rohde & Schwarz C-ESM for TAMANDARE Class

Rohde & Schwarz has been chosen by the Águas Azuis Consortium, who are producing the Brazilian Navy’s TAMANDARE class frigates, to be fully responsible for the development, design, production, integration and acceptance of the external and internal communication suite. The company has also announced it will supply Communication Electronic Support Measures (C-ESM). The Águas Azuis Consortium, formed of ThyssenkruppMarine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, […]

Rohde & Schwarz Radio for NATALE DE GRAZIA

Rohde & Schwarz has announced that it will equip the Italian Coast Guard’s new patrol boat, the CP420 “NATALE DE GRAZIA”, with external communications systems. This new vessel, built by Intermarine, will expand the operating capabilities of the fleet and operate with Rohde & Schwarz SOVERON communications. The company’s M3SR Series4100 High Frequency (HF) radios enable authorities to patrol large coastal areas and will […]

Terma Radar for Indonesia’s BRS

Terma has announced that it has recently been awarded a contract to supply a SCANTER 6002 radar for Indonesia’s latest Hospital Assistance Ship (BRS). The award follows a previous contract signed in 2019 to supply a similar radar for the BRS WAHIDIN SOEDIROSUSODO, delivered in January 2021. The Indonesian Navy’s BRS, built in Surabaya by the […]

Babcock CEO Hosts ARROWHEAD 140 Meetings in Greece

Babcock International CEO David Lockwood has led a series of meetings in Greece with key industry figures, government officials and supply chain companies as Babcock continues to build international interest in its ARROWHEAD 140 general purpose frigate and bid to deliver the Hellenic Navy’s new frigate modernisation programme. A comprehensive programme of discussions were undertaken […]

SEA 1905 MoU Signed

Australian company Total Marine Technology (TMT) and France’s ECA Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine their expertise in the domain of unmanned technologies in order to partner for the SEA 1905 Programme for the Royal Australian Navy’s future Maritime Mine Countermeasures and Military Survey Capability. ECA made the announcement in a press […]

INS OZ Handed Over

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has handed over the second of four corvettes to the Israeli Navy, the company announced today. The ceremony, which was kept small due to the pandemic, took place in the presence of Jeremy Issacharoff, the Israeli ambassador to Germany, and his wife, Laura Kam Issacharoff, who named the ship INS OZ. In the […]

Babcock’s Role in S-80 Submarine

Babcock International has assisted its customer Navantia in the construction of the first S-80 class submarine for the Spanish Navy, reaching a major milestone with the unveiling of the boat in Cartagena on 22 April, the company writes in a statement. The S-80 programme is the first modern submarine of Spanish design and will deliver […]

Commercial Release for REMUS 300 UUV

Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced the commercial release of its REMUS 300 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV). This new, open architecture, small-class UUV can dive to depths of 305m (1,000 feet) and has endurance options of up to 30 hours. Built on the REMUS Technology Platform, the REMUS 300 has compact and efficient core electronics, advanced […]

HENSOLDT UK Radars for Polish Navy

HENSOLDT UK is to deliver Kelvin Hughes Mk11 X Band SharpEye navigation radars for two Polish Navy KORMORAN II class minehunters, ORP ALBATROS and ORP MEWA. Installed in conjunction with an OSI Maritime Systems integrated navigation bridge system, the radars will be tasked with navigation and surface surveillance functionality, providing the Polish Navy with solid […]

Ultra Signs UK Sonobuoy Contract

Ultra Maritime has announced that its sonobuoy systems business has been awarded a further contract, worth £31m over three years, by the UK MoD. Ultra will continue to supply sonobuoys for the Royal Navy’s MERLIN helicopter from 2022 to 2024. The contract comes at an important time, boosting both the economy and jobs in the UK. […]

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