Thursday, February 25, 2021

Maritime Security

Northrop Grumman offers anti-submarine warfare upgrade to unmanned Navy copter

Northrop Grumman presented an upgrade to the U.S. Navy autonomous helicopter system equipped with external pods to dropping Ultra sonobuoys. Earlier this week, the corporation has shared pictures of its advanced version of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned...

Royal Air Force receives its fifth Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft

The Royal Air Force has announced that the fifth Poseidon MRA Mk.1 submarine-hunter aircraft, touched down safe and sound at RAF Lossiemouth on 2 February. As noted by the Royal Air Force, it's the first time that an...

Russian Navy nuclear submarine officer punished over drunken outburst

A Russian Navy officer was punished following drunken outbursts on a K-18 Karelia (NATO reporting name: Delta IV) nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine while his crew was in quarantine due to the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). The...

U.S. Navy awards contract to Northrop Grumman for JCREW systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded the Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. a contract to exercise options for Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment One Block One (I1B1) dismounted systems. The contract award from Naval Sea...

Huntington Ingalls wins $175M deal to support U.S. Navy aircraft carriers

U.S. nuclear-powered ship maker Huntington Ingalls Industries has won a $175 million contract to provide maintenance, training and planning support for U.S. Navy aircraft carriers. “We are very pleased the U.S. Navy has entrusted us to support the...

Sweden awards contract to Saab for next generation corvettes

Defense and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) concerning the next generation of surface ships and corvettes. According to a company news release, a Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life...

U.S. Navy awards contract to BAE Systems for Air Traffic Control systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded the BAE Systems a contract to sustain Air Traffic Control systems that provides air traffic control services at expeditionary airfields and landing sites. According to a company news release, BAE Systems will provide...

USS Gabrielle Giffords returns from 17-month rotational deployment

The U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet has announced that the LCS USS Gabrielle Giffords returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego, January 31. The Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS-10) returned to its homeport of Naval...

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Boeing begins production of newest T-7A aircraft

This month, American plane-maker Boeing started assembly on a U.S. Air Force’s all-new advanced trainer aircraft calls the T-7A Red Hawk at its factory...

Arquus launches its futuristic armored vehicle at IDEX 2021

French Defense company Arquus unveiled its futuristic and will combat vehicle at the IDEX 2021 defense show. As noted by the company, the new advanced...

Russia receives requests for Su-57E fighters from foreign customers

The Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has confirmed that it has received a number of requests from foreign customers for the Su-57E multirole...