Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Maritime Security

Elbit Systems showcases its mine-hunting drone for Royal Navy

Elbit Systems UK, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced that it has conducted successful demonstrations of its Seagull Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) to showcase its proven autonomous mine hunting technology for the UK Ministry...

Türkiye launched first Ada-class corvette for Ukrainian Navy

Türkiye (also known as Turkey) launched the first Ada-class corvette for Ukraine on October 2. at Istanbul Shipyard in the presence of Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelensky, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Commander of the Ukrainian...

Spanish warships to receive stealth anti-ship missiles

Norwegian firm Kongsberg said that Spain has selected Naval Strike Missile to equip its warships. Kongsberg released a statement saying that "the Spanish Navy will acquire the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to replace the Harpoon missile when this...

US Navy to receive additional ship-killing missiles

The Norwegian defense group Kongsberg has confirmed that it has received an order from American defense giant Raytheon for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the U.S. Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) program worth MNOK 328 ($33...

US Navy dentists implanted 3D-printed prosthetics

Two active duty Sailors aboard the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made military medical history after U.S. Navy dentists successfully removed the Sailors’ failing teeth and implanted 3D-printed prosthetics for the first...

Ukrainian Marines to receive new Fighter-2 armored vehicles

Ukraine's largest charity foundation, Come Back Alive has purchased 11 armored vehicles to hand them over to the 36th separate marine brigade of the Ukrainian Navy, which recovered after the defense of Mariupol. This deal, with an estimated...

US Navy awards $14.7M deal for target drones to Kratos

The U.S. Navy has awarded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. a subsonic aerial target system contract. As noted by the company, its Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems unit has received a Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract award for $14,748,648 from the U.S....

U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter gets new targeting pod

U.S. defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced that its LITENING advanced targeting pod has successfully completed its first test flights on the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet.  As noted by the corporation, the Navy selected...

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