Thursday, July 29, 2021

Technology/Modernization

Indonesian Navy commissions KRI Teluk Youtefa 522

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned its third Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship tank (LST), KRI Teluk Youtefa, on July 12, 2021. The Teluk Bintuni class, Indonesian designation AT-117M is a class of tank landing ships that is being built...

Raytheon Wins $172M Deal to Develop Advanced Electronic Attack System

Raytheon Technologies recently secured a contract worth $171.7 million, involving the low-rate initial production for their Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band program (NGJ-MB). The contract was provided by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD. The contract advances the Jammer...

Kongsberg sealed contracts to provide ORCCA CMS and Naval Strike Missiles to Germany and Norway

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has entered into contracts with Norway and Germany to deliver ORCCA™ combat system elements to the six new 212CD submarines, and the Naval Strike Missile to the two nations’ Navies, Kongsberg announced. "The deliveries...

HENSOLDT to supply KH Mk11 Sharp Eye Radar to French Navy’s future OPVs

HENSOLDT UK will supply Kelvin Hughes Mk11 Sharp Eye surface search radars with combined HENSOLDT MSSR 2000 IFF systems to the French Navy “Patrouilleur d’Outre-Mer” or POM program being built by Socarenam Shipyard in France, HENSOLDT announced. The POM...

ThyssenKrupp Marine to build six identical Type 212CD submarines for Germany and Norway

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has officially been commissioned to build six identical Type 212CD submarines. The procurement organizations of Norway and Germany signed the corresponding contracts today, TKMS announced. Due to the pandemic situation, the ceremony took place on a small...

TKMS delivers 4th Type 209/1400 submarine to Egypt

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems today officially handed over the fourth Type 209/1400mod class submarine, named “S44”, to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Following the strict corona prevention measures at the shipyard, the handover took place in Kiel,...

Israeli Shipyards to provide 4 SHALDAG MK V boats to the Israeli Navy

Israeli Shipyards announced the signing of an agreement to provide 4 SHALDAG MK V vessels to the Israeli Navy. The SHALDAG MK V IN is a combat-proven, all-aluminium, light and fast patrol vessel driven by powerful waterjets, with a high...

MBDA to provide CAMM air defence missiles to Type 45 destroyers

MBDA has been awarded a number of contracts to significantly upgrade the air and missile defence capabilities of the Royal Navy’s six Type 45 destroyers, the company announced. The work will see CAMM (Common Anti-air Modular Missile) paired with an...

IAI installs MF-STAR radar on Sa’ar 6-class corvettes

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is integrating offensive and defensive systems, to enhance the 'Sa'ar 6' corvette's capabilities and usher the Israeli Navy into a new technological era, under the guidance of Israel's Ministry of Defense (IMoD) and the IDF,...

Royal Navy uses Minerva drones in man overboard exercises

The Royal Navy is testing T-80 Minerva drones to help rescue sailors who fall overboard. According to a press release issued by the Royal Navy, remotely-controlled systems which locate personnel in the water, drop life-saving equipment and hover over the...
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