Sunday, September 26, 2021

Maritime Security

Kongsberg to help develop autonomous target recognition for U.S. Marines weapon systems

Norwegian company Kongsberg has announced that U.S. Navy selects Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace to help develop autonomous target recognition for the United States Marine Corps weapon systems. According to the company, the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren...

Israel integrates Barak MX Interceptors on its newest corvettes

Irsaely state-owned aerospace giant Israel Aircraft Industries, better known as IAI, announced that it is integrating offensive and defensive systems, to enhance the 'Sa'ar 6' corvette's capabilities. In a release, IAI said the integration of Barak MX Interceptors...

Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. completes acceptance trials

The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) guided-missile destroyer successfully completed acceptance trials, according to a press release issued Friday by Huntington Ingalls Industries. According to a company news release, its Ingalls Shipbuilding division completed the...

Japanese submarine hunter slides off runway at Gifu

A Kawasaki P-1 patrol aircraft of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force collapse at Air Self-Defense Force Gifu Airbase on September 7, 2021. According to the Maritime Self-Defense Force, at around 4 pm on the 7th, at the Air Self-Defense...

Northrop Grumman ramps up production of new G/ATOR radars

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has ramped up production of its newest AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) multi-mission radar systems, according to a company news release. As noted by the company, Northrop...

Huntington Ingalls successfully completes builder’s trials for U.S. Navy’s newest destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries, America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of manufacturing, announced it successfully completed builder’s trials for U.S. Navy's newest destroyer. As noted by the company, the guided-missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)...

Saab to expand capabilities of Sweden future submarine

Defense and aerospace group Saab on Friday announced that it received a further order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) to continue the development and production, as well as expand the capabilities, of the two A26...

U.S. Navy Seabees builds wooden military vehicles

Engineers from U.S. Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees, have assembled from sheets of plywood replicas of combat vehicles. According to a recent Navy news release, Steelworkers, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, have...

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