Monday, October 18, 2021

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£287M for two more Royal Navy OPVs

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a manufacturing and support contract worth £287 million to build two more Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the Royal Navy, safeguarding hundreds of Scottish jobs. Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin will announce...

Navy accepts delivery of future USS John Finn

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) on the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7. HII delivered DDG 113 after...

F-35 and Aegis Combat System successfully demonstrate integration potential in first live missile test

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, New Mexico Sept. 13, 2016 - Two pre-eminent weapon systems, the F-35 Lightning II and Aegis Weapon System, worked together for the first time during a live fire exercise. The joint Lockheed Martin, (NYSE: LMT)...

First SIGMA 10514 PKR frigate for Indonesian Navy completes sea trials

The first of two SIGMA 10514 PKR naval frigates for the Indonesian Navy has successfully completed its sea trials as of 7 September. This is a major milestone on a project for which the first steel was cut in...

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates LRASM’s Surface Launch Capabilities

ORLANDO, Fla., July 21, 2016 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently conducted a successful controlled flight test of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surface-launch variant from the Self Defense Test Ship at Pt. Mugu Sea Range, California. This was...

MBDA Italia signs 1 billion euros plus contract to supply missiles to the Qatar Emiri Navy

MBDA Italia signs 1 billion euros plus contract to supply missiles to the Qatar Emiri Navy MBDA Italia has signed today a contract worth more than 1 billion euros to supply the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces (QENF) with missiles...

US Navy’s sub-hunting drone ships will hit the open ocean

Drones may known for their prowess in the skies, but thanks to some new developments at the US Navy, they’ll soon be turning the open seas into their turf as well. A new video shows off an autonomous watercraft...

Final trials before SIMBAD-RC first deliveries

MBDA has successfully completed two Mistral firings using a SIMBAD-RC firing post. These trials represent the last technical milestone before delivery to its first customer. They served to validate the interface between the missile and the new twin-launcher ,...

Saab Rolls Out New Naval Radar in U.S. Market

NORFOLK, Va., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab showcased its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia (March 21-23). Sea Giraffe 1X offers simultaneous...

Raytheon Standard Missile-6 successfully hits surface target

SM-6 air defense interceptor proves surface-to-surface engagement capability PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii, Mar. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) successfully engaged a surface target -- the decommissioned USS Reuben James (FFG 57) -- in...
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Dynetics to Manufacture Enduring Indirect Fires Protection Capability (IFPC) Weapon System for the US Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 27, 2021 - Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, has been awarded a contract by...
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