Monday, December 5, 2022

Maritime Security

US Navy fast-attack submarine arrives in Australia

The U.S. Navy has announced that the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived at Royal Australian Navy HMAS Stirling Naval Base, Australia, for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 28. Mississippi is visiting HMAS Stirling Naval Base...

US Marines test newest drone destroyer

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion tested the newest ground-based air-defense system, the Light Marine Air-Defense Integrated System. According to a press release from Marine Corps, the LMADIS provides...

Norwegian ship-killer missile to replace Harpoon on British warships

Norwegian defense company Kongsberg announced on Wednesday that British frigates and destroyers are to be equipped with its made Naval Strike Missile. The Royal Navy will receive the Naval Strike Missile (NSM), outfitted on Type 23 frigates and Type...

US Marines evaluate capabilities of newest tactical watercraft

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that Marine Forces Reserve, Defense Innovation Unit and the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory hosted and evaluated four separate tactical watercraft during a small boat evaluation and demonstration event on Nov. 2,...

Israel successfully tests naval version of Iron Dome defense system

Israeli Ministry of Defense has announced that Israel's Navy and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems completed the final stage of tests to operationalize the naval C-Dome missile defense system for the country’s Sa’ar 6 class of corvettes. The C-Dome...

BAE Systems to build five more Type 26 frigates for Royal Navy

British Prime Minister has announced the next phase in the Type 26 frigate program, to build five more ships for the Royal Navy. A British shipyard has been awarded a £4.2 billion ($4.97 billion) contract to build the...

HII reveals medium-class underwater drone

America’s largest military shipbuilding company HII has announced that its Mission Technologies division has revealed a new medium-class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV): REMUS 620. Building on the design philosophy of the highly successful REMUS 300 — recently selected...

Iron Dome successfully intercepts targets in US Marine Corps test

Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has announced the U.S. Marine Corps has successfully tested the medium-range intercept capability of the Iron Dome defense system. According to a Tweet from Rafael, Marine Corps has successfully completed a series of...

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