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Sevmash floats out fourth Yasen class nuclear attack submarine, Krasnoyarsk

The Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk in Russia’s northwest has floated out the advanced Project 885M (Yasen-M) nuclear-powered submarine Krasnoyarsk on Jul 30, 2021. The submarine is the fourth in a series of nine Yasen-class multi-purpose vessels for the Russian...

Saab receives order to modernise German Navy’s F123 frigates

Saab has signed a contract with the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), and has received an order to deliver and integrate new naval radars and fire control directors for and in the...

Thyssenkrupp delivers last 2 Sa’ar 6 corvettes to Israeli Navy

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has handed over the two ships to the Israeli Navy on 27 July, TKMS announced. The Sa'ar 6-class corvettes had been christened earlier. This means that the Israeli Navy has now received all four ships that...

Russia’s Belgorod nuclear-powered sub completes the 1st sea trials

The Russian TASS news agency reported on July 26 that the Project 09852 special-purpose nuclear-powered submarine Belgorod had returned from its first deployment to the sea in shipbuilders' sea trials. "On July 24, the nuclear-powered submarine Belgorod returned from its...

MDA Conducts Most Complex SM-6 Firing Test

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, in cooperation with the U.S. Navy, conducted Flight Test Aegis Weapon System 33 (FTM-33) in the broad ocean area northwest of Hawaii, July 24. The objective of FTM-33 was to intercept a raid of two...

Navantia launches 4th Avante-2200 class corvette, Jazan 834

Navantia has launched today (July 24) the fourth of the five Avante 2200 corvettes being built for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), named "Jazan". The ceremony was held at the San Fernando shipyard. It was attended by the Commander...

India’s Defense Ministry Issues P-75I Submarine Tender

The Indian Ministry of Defense has issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the construction of six new Project 75(India) (P-75I) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs). RFP for construction of six submarines under Project 75I issued to Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL) and ...

Turkey’s future unmanned aircraft MIUS to operate on LHD Anadolu

Turkish drone-maker, BAYKAR Defence, introduced the unmanned aircraft MIUS (means Muharip Insansiz Ucak Sistemi-Combat Unmanned Aircraft System) on 20th July on Twitter. They made the announcement on the first day of Eid, and declared it as a gift. According to...

Admiral Gorshkov test-fires Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile

Russian Navy's Admiral Gorshkov frigate has successfully test-fired the Tsirkon hypersonic missile against a surface target at the range of over 350 km and the flight speed reached 7 Mach, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday (July 19). "According...

The U.S. Navy released the 1st photo of USS Stockdale fitted with ODIN laser weapon

The U.S. Navy released a photo of the USS Stockdale fitted with the new Optical Dazzling Interdictor, or ODIN, while conducting a replenishment at sea with USS Carl Winson (CVN-70) from its official Twitter account. ODIN is one of the...
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