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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Launching Ceremony of first indigenously designed Fast Attack Craft Missile ( FAC (M) – 4) being built for Pakistan Navy was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW). FAC (M) – 4 is a state of the art, multi mission vessel having length of 63 m and displacement of over 560 Tons. It is propelled by 04 shafts and has speed of 30 knots. It...

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of up to thirteen MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1.0210 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 19, 2019. The Government...

The first SKELDAR V-200 Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been manufactured and deployed by international outsource manufacturing contractor Scanfil. It is a milestone that represents a significant boost to production ahead of what is planned to be UMS SKELDAR’s biggest year yet in 2020. Following major contract wins with the German...

The Royal Malaysian Navy’s Lekiu-class frigates, KD Jebat and KD Lekiu, are the most modern surface ships of the service, serving in the 23 Frigate Squadron. To ensure seamless connectivity and support the mission, Rohde & Schwarz has delivered and commissioned its NAVICS IP integrated communications system (ICS) into the Lekiu-class frigates of the Royal Malaysian...

Ukrainian Navy has received Island-class patrol boats “Starobilsk”, “Sloviansk” and search and rescue vessel “Oleksandr Okhrimenko”. On November 13, solemn events on the occasion of the transfer of the Island class patrol boats and search and rescue vessel to the Ukrainian Navy took place in Odessa. The patrol boats received from the USA were named after the...

Israel Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with Israel Shipyards Ltd. for the design of the next Israel Navy new and advanced combat vessel – the “Reshef” Class. Replacing the reliable above-20-years-in-service SA’AR 4.5, the new vessel is to successfully withstand the new and evolving threats and challenges the force will face. The Reshef Class vessels,...

Pakistan Navy test fired land based anti-ship missile “Zarb” as part of a training exercise from the coastal region. The missile successfully followed its preplanned trajectory and accurately engaged the target at sea. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi witnessed the exercise as Chief Guest, according to Pakistan Navy. While speaking at...

Schiebel wins competitive tender to supply its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). Following an extensive competitive tender process, Schiebel was awarded its first contract with the RTN, which was signed by Schiebel’s CEO Hannes Hecher and Admiral Prachachart Sirisawat, Director General Naval Acquisition Management office of the Royal Thai Navy, and...

Russia’s newest nuclear-powered submarine “Knyaz Vladimir” of “Borei-A” project, has for the first time test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ahead of the vessel’s delivery into service this year. The Bulava ICBM flew thousands of kilometers from the waters of the White Sea in the northern Arkhangelsk region to the Kamchatka...

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Bahrain to refurbish the Oliver Hazard Perry Class ship, ex ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49) with support for an estimated cost of $150 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 22,...