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Russian Navy to track US missile destroyer movements in Black Sea

Russian Black Sea Fleet ships, including the missile corvette Orekhovo-Zuyevo and the reconnaissance ship Ivan Khurs are continuously tracking the US guided-missile...

Ukraine to showcase Neptun antiship missile at IDEX 2019

Ukraine defense industry to showcase its latest Neptun coastal defense cruise missile system during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2019...

Boeing has tested new sensors on Harpoon missile

Jim Bryan, director of Boeing Cruise Missile Systems said that the aerospace company had tested electro-optical and infrared sensors on its Harpoon...

U.S. Navy builds new surface attack drone ships

The U.S. Navy is building two new large drone ships to coordinate synchronized attacks, perform command and control across fleets of Unmanned...

Japan to buy $2.15B Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

The U.S. State Department has approved Japan's $2.15 billion purchase of two land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense systems. Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission...

India successfully tests Barak 8 missile

The Indian navy has performed a successful intercept of an aerial target using the Israeli made Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 GMLS for the...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 Guided Missile Launching Systems for the Evolved  Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 Work has commenced on the...

The mass production of SOM missile contract signed

The mass production contract of the Precision Guided Stand-Off Munition (SOM) Supply Program was signed by the Presidency of Defence Industries and Turkish Missile...

Standard Missile-3 Block IIA obliterates target in latest intercept test

Interceptor defends against sophisticated threats The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency completed the second successful intercept of a ballistic missile target by a Raytheon...

Saab Launches Hypersonic Mode for Naval Radars

Saab strengthens its Sea Giraffe naval radar offer by introducing the Hypersonic Detection Mode, a capability for detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic...

Standard Missile-2 defeats aerial targets in South Korean Navy exercises

Five Raytheon Company built SM-2 surface-to-air missiles successfully completed five test flights in back-to-back summer exercises conducted at sea by the Republic of Korea Navy,...

“Meteksan” has completed its missile data link project 

Turkish Defense Company "Meteksan" has completed its KEMENT (Eng: lasso) project  Factory Accaptence Test successfully on Oct.6. KEMENT is a data link system for missiles....

India Successfully Tests Prithvi Interceptor

On September 23, India conducted a successful test of its Prithvi Defense Vehicle (PDV), an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile which is designed to engage medium-range...

Coastal Patrol Ships Conduct Griffin Missile Shoot

U.S. 5th Fleet’s Combined Task Force (CTF) 55 conducted missile and naval gun exercises against high speed maneuvering targets during a Griffin Missile System...

Indonesian fast missile boat KRI Rencong-622 catches fire in Papua waters

An Indonesian fast missile boat KRI Rencong-622 caught fire while patrolling the waters of Sorong, West Papua, around 20 miles from the harbor of...

Japan Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Through Intercept

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announce the successful completion of an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense...

U.S. surface ships will be able to use SM-2 against surface...

U.S. surface ships will be able to use SM-2s to conduct offensive strikes against enemy aircraft and surface ships out to ninety nautical miles. This...

Taiwan Navy proposes US $1.02 billion for fast attack missile boats

The Taiwan Navy has submitted a request for NT$31.6 billion (US$1.02 billion) to build 50-ton fast attack missile boats, as part of the national...

Romania to buy coastal antiship missiles

The Romanian government has approved a decision to spend at least €137 million on the purchase of anti-ship missiles that are to be deployed...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s exercise.

The Russian Pacific Fleet’s naval strike group and coastal defense teams have held a live-fire exercise, hitting two drifting target vessels with seven missiles,...

Russian defense firm expects Iran to show interest in Karakurt-class missile...

The developers of Project 22800 ‘Karakurt’ missile corvettes expect a whole group of countries, including Iran, to display their interest in the warship’s export...

Japan launches first 27DDG-class AEGIS destroyer “Maya”

Japan launches first 27DDG-class AEGIS destroyer from a shipyard in Yokohama today (July 31). She has named "Maya" after mountain in Japan and WWII...

Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining 2 MEKO A200 corvette

According to French La Tribune newspaper, Egypt is negotiating with Germany for obtaining 2 MEKO A200 corvette as an alternative to the additional Naval...

Swedish defence company Saab has announces new anti ship missile system,...

Swedish defence company Saab has announced the RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system will be shown at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for...

RIMPAC units participate in sinking exercise

Live fire from aircraft, a submarine, and land assets participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise sank the decommissioned ex-USS Racine (LST...

Mexico Cancels US Maritime Helicopter Order

Mexican President-elect Andres Mannuel Lopez Obrador plans to cancel a $1.36 billion order for 8 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country's Navy. Speaking to Mexican...

Russian armed forces conducting huge military drills with missile launches at...

Russian armed forces conducting huge military drills with missile launches at the Black Sea region, Russia’s Ministry of Defence announced in an 11 July...

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range The radar technology that Washington and Tokyo plan to develop would double the detection range of...

Finland to buy Gabriel anti-ship missiles from Israel

Finland to buy Gabriel anti-ship missiles from Israel Aerospace Industries, which beat out Kongsberg NSM, MBDA Exocet, Boeing Harpoon and Saab RBS15. Deal is for...

NATO Seasparrow conducts successful flight test of ESSM Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Project Office recently conducted a successful flight test of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2, intercepting a BQM-74E aerial target,...

Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov to be delivered to the Russian...

Shipbuilders intend to deliver the second (the first serial-produced) Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov to the Russian Navy in the autumn of 2019, Head...

SAAB announces new version of anti-ship missile

Swedish defence company Saab announced on 2 July that it had developed a new version of the RBS15 long-range fire-and-forget anti-ship missile. On its website,...

UK Defence Secretary opens new missile factory in Bolton

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson opens new £50 m MBDA missile factory in Bolton, according to a 2 July statement by UK Ministry of...

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. 

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue its research on hypersonic technology. The $11.8 million contract awarded by Strategic Systems Programs provides for Hypersonic Booster technology development...

Bulava missile accepted for service by the Russian Navy

The D-30 missile system including R-30 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, has been accepted for service by the Russian Navy following successful tests, according to...

HMCS Calgary’s ESSM firing

HMCS Calgary conducted successful firings of the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile against Unmanned Aerial Vehicles during a live fire air defence exercise in preparation...

Spain cleared to buy Aegis Systems

The U.S. State Department has cleared Spain to purchase five Aegis weapon systems, potentially worth $860.4 million. The systems would be placed aboard Spanish frigates,...

German Navy Frigate FGS SACHSEN missile accident

German Navy Frigate FGS SACHSEN F219 suffered missile accident during missile shooting on Jun 21 off Norwegian coast. Missile was launched from deck launcher in...

The German Navy awarded RAMSYS a contract for the delivery of...

The German Navy awarded RAM-System GmbH (RAMSYS) a contract for the delivery of ten Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launching systems to be installed and...

Contract worth 27 million USD on Naval Strike Missile for Norway...

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has entered into contract with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency worth 220M NOK for a cooperation agreement on...

Raytheon Awarded LCS Over-the-Horizon Anti-Surface Weapon Contract

Raytheon Awarded LCS Over-the-Horizon Anti-Surface Weapon Contract; Deal Could be Worth $848M The Norwegian-designed Naval Strike Missile has been officially selected to serve as the...

Royal Navy accepted Sea Ceptor Missile into service

HMS MONTROSE became the third warship to conduct Sea Ceptor test-firing and the system is officially accepted into service by the Royal Navy on...

Lockheed Martin has successfully fired two Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs)

Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday (May 23) it has successfully fired two production representative Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) from a U.S. Air Force B-1B. In...

RFS Yuri Dolgoruky conducted successful salvo launch of four Bulava ballistic...

Russia's Borey-class strategic submarine Yuri Dolgoruky conducted on Tuesday (May 22) a successful salvo launch of four Bulava ballistic missiles for the first time,...

India tests BrahMos cruise missile to validate ‘life-extension’ features

India tests BrahMos cruise missile to validate ‘life-extension’ features India test-fired the BrahMos  supersonic cruise missile on 21 May to validate its “life-extension” capabilities and...

USS Milwaukee Fires Missiles, Kicks Off LCS Missile Module Developmental Testing

USS Milwaukee Fires Missiles, Kicks Off LCS Missile Module Developmental Testing The Freedom variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) conducted a live-fire missile...

Pakistan conducted another successful test fire of indigenous developed SLCM

Pakistan conducted another successful test fire of indigenous developed Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur having a range of 450km. The missile was fired from...

China plans sea-based anti-missile shields ‘for Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean’

China plans sea-based anti-missile shields ‘for Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean’ The assessment came as Beijing announced it had carried out a successful test of its...

Harpoon Block II+ anti-ship missile completes operational test shot.

Harpoon Block II+ anti-ship missile completes operational test shot. The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering the new Harpoon Block II+ missile to the fleet...

India to test 800-km range BrahMos later this year

India to test 800-km range BrahMos later this year India is working on increasing the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to 800km and...

Philippine senators seek inquiry into navy’s $310 million frigate deal

A group of Philippine opposition senators has sought a public inquiry into the navy’s 15.7 billion peso ($310 million) acquisition of a frigate from...

Indian Navy looking at more P-8I ‘submarine killers’: Admiral Lanba

The Indian Navy is considering the acquisition of more Boeing P-8I aircraft for surveillance and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), according to Navy chief Admiral Sunil...

The Indonesian Navy commissioned its second SIGMA 10514 guided missile frigate

The Indonesian Navy commissioned its second SIGMA 10514 guided missile frigate – KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai – in a ceremony at Benoa Harbor...

Japanese government is making arrangements to introduce a new missile intercept...

Japanese government is making arrangements to introduce a new missile intercept system on two new Aegis-equipped destroyers that will be deployed in fiscal 2019...

Lockheed Martin Demos Next Generation Aegis Ashore Solution

Lockheed Martin Demos Next Generation Aegis Ashore Solution Lockheed Martin demonstrated the ability to greatly increase operational performance, efficiency and reliability of Aegis Ashore, by...

India $2.9 billion nuclear ballistic missile submarine flooded and almost sank...

India $2.9 billion nuclear ballistic missile submarine flooded and almost sank after someone left the hatch open. India’s first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine has been...

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December...

New Chinese naval destroyer is being outfitted in Shanghai

The first Type 055 destroyer is being outfitted at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai. Workers are installing conduits and cables in the 10,000-tonne vessel, Zhou...

Eurosam and Aselsan, Roketsan sign agreement to conduct study for Turkey’s...

On January 05, Turkey awarded a contract to the Franco-Italian air defence consortium Eurosam as well as Turkish firms Aselsan and Roketsan to jointly...

3 European producers bid for Poland submarine deal

Poland’s Ministry of Defence has obtained three offers to acquire new submarines for the country’s Navy as the service seeks three new vessels to...

Pakistan Navy test fires new Harba cruise missile from PNS Himmat

 Pakistan Navy on Wednesday (Jan 3) demonstrated its ability to respond to any aggression by conducting a test fire of a cruise missile from...

Russian Navy to focus on strategic non-nuclear deterrence

Russian Navy to focus on strategic non-nuclear deterrence Forming strategic non-nuclear deterrence groups will become the Russian Navy’s priority, the Navy’s Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolyov...

The Philippine Navy to receive AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters

The Philippine Navy will receive three Israeli-built Spike ER (extended range) missile systems and two brand-new AgustaWestland AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters this year. Philippines’ Department...

Lockheed Martin Wins $154M to Modernize US, UK Trident II (D5)...

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $154 million contract to provide US and United Kingdom (UK) Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapon System Shipboard Integration...

Royal Navy completes Sea Ceptor  firing trials. 

The Royal Navy has successfully conducted the final First of Class firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system – completing the...

Japan to buy Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

Japan’s Cabinet on Tuesday (19 Dec) approved a plan to purchase a set of costly land-based U.S. missile combat systems to increase the country’s...

The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range...

The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) after completing another milestone test flight from an Air Force ...

The missile competitive assessment of the (PLA) Navy kicked off in...

The missile competitive assessment of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy kicked off in waters of the East China Sea on the morning...

Israeli Navy upgraded its first Saar 4.5.

Israeli Navy upgraded its first Saar 4.5. New radar, electronic warfare, command-and-control, and observation systems have been fitted to  INS Sufa. The new radar is the...

Iran Navy unveils range of newly-developed equipment

Iran Navy unveils range of newly-developed equipmentThe Islamic Republic of Iran's Navy has unveiled a range of newly-developed equipment, including a training warship and...

Israel mounted a battery of its Iron Dome anti-missile system on...

Israel mounted a battery of its Iron Dome anti-missile system on INS LAHAV corvette on Monday, as the vaunted rocket interceptor went operational at...

The Chinese and Russian militaries will hold the second “Aerospace Security...

The Chinese and Russian militaries will hold the second "Aerospace Security - 2017" computerized staff-command exercise in Beijing from Dec. 11 to 16. The two...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion over the next 30 years to follow through with plans to modernize and...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a contract for the Evolved...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block...

India to test Air Force variant of BrahMos missile

India to Test Air Force Variant of BrahMos Missile. India is all set to conduct the first test firing of the air version of the...

Taiwan Air Force to commission 12 P-3C military aircraft

Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the...

India test-fired its indigenous land-attack cruise missile

The Indian Ministry of Defense announced that its Defense Research and Development Organization successfully test-fired its indigenous land-attack cruise missile, Nirbhay, on Nov 7. The...