Sunday, November 28, 2021

Technology/Modernization

MQ-4C Trition UAV to the US Navy at its facility at Point Mugu

Northrop Grumman announced on Friday (Nov 10), that it has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Trition UAV to the US Navy at its facility at Point Mugu. It will be joined by a second operational Triton later this year...

Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet has received six new Ka-29 helicopters

Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet has received six new Ka-29 modernized ship-borne combat transport helicopters which underwent scheduled repair at JSC Kumertauskoe aviation manufacturing facility. The helicopters arrived at Nikolaevka naval air base on Nov 9,  being escorted by an An-26 transport aircraft...

Predator B Used in Successful Anti-Submarine Warfare Demonstration

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-9 Predator B used in successful anti-submarine warfare demonstration. The remote detection and tracking of submerged contacts, such as submarines, was demonstrated using an MQ-9 Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) during a U.S. Naval exercise on...

Republic of Singapore Navy’s Second And Third Littoral Mission Vessels Turn Fully Operational.

Six months after Singapore's first littoral mission vessel (LMV) became fully operational, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has added two more of the locally-built, high-tech warships to its fleet. RSS Unity and RSS Sovereignty turned fully operational in a...

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 Taiwanese Air Force said Sunday. In a statement, the Air Force said it has taken full...

Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) seeking new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter.

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced last week that it will push for $400 millions in offset obligations that can include technology transfers from any foreign vendor selected to supply the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) with 12 new...

The US Navy has awarded $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems

The US Navy has awarded a $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems to exercise options for post-shakedown availabilities (PSA) for the USS Little Rock and USS Sioux City littoral combat ships (LCS).  Work will be carried out onboard USS Little Rock LCS-9...

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of Hypersonic Missile

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of a new hypersonic missile. The test was announced by Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, the director of the Strategic Systems Program (SSP), at the Naval Submarine League’s annual symposium in Arlington, Virginia, on November...

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 Nirbhay was fired from the Integrated Test Range on Abdul Kalam Island off the coast...

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