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HENSOLDT will upgrade the vision equipment used by the Turkish Navy’s Preveze Class submarines to state-of-the-art technology. The contract is worth approximately 40 million euros. For the first time, two SERO 400 systems will be combined. The four Class 209 submarines were built and commissioned in the 1990s. HENSOLDT will supply a total of eight SERO 400 periscopes,...

Rheinmetall and MBDA Deutschland have agreed to collaborate in the high-energy laser effectors domain. The two companies intend to construct, integrate and test a laser demonstrator for the German Navy’s corvette K130. Capable of engaging targets at the speed of light with extreme precision and minimal collateral damage, lasers constitute a whole new dimension in defence...

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced that Damavand warships, which has been under overhaul for the past 18 months, is now enjoying many new features and will soon be equipped with vertical launching system (VLS) missile cells. “This year we will celebrate Damavand destroyer joining the Northern fleet of the Navy. Currently we are working on...

Turkmenistan Navy has signed a contract with the Turkish company of “Gülhan & Dearsan İş Ortaklığı” (“Gulhan & Dearsan Business Partnership”) about the construction of corvette, source in Turkish defense industry told Polygon. According to the contract, one 65 metres corvette will be constructed by the company of “Gülhan &...

The Maritime Safety Directorate of the Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia issued the first mobilization request to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) for CAMCOPTER® S-100 maritime surveillance services. Starting in the summer of 2019, the service provision for Croatia will assist in maritime Coast Guard functions such as search...

The spectacular moment of the launch can be seen in the video from different positions, and it is really impressive: picturesque views of the Black Sea, fire and smoke from the projectiles, mastery of the troops and precise functioning of the war machines makes this exercise perfect. A video published by Zvezda, the official TV channel of the Russian Ministry of Defence,...

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it was awarded a follow on Task Order (TO) by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD). Valued at $15,115,603.55, it was issued against a U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) sole-source, three-year, single award indefinite delivery indefinite...

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC 28) conducted airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) operations as part of the BALTOPS 2019 Mine Warfare Task Group, June 15. The squadron is using the opportunity to work from Hohn Air Base for more than two weeks to deliver new systems to the Baltic Sea region for the first time. The team is participating in BALTOPS to use...

On June 5 – 10 LNS Aukštaitis (P14) patrol ship takes part in multinational manoeuvres Baltic Coach 2019 in the Baltic Sea. She will train with FGS U-33 submarine and FGS Fehmarn of the German Navy. Multirole Flyvefisken class LNS Dzūkas (P12) and Aukštaitis (P14) ships of the Lithuanian Navy already have two variable depth sonars installed — the equipment records,...

Pakistan conducted successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II. The training launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, told ISPR. Shaheen-II Missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads upto a range of 1,500 kilometers. Shaheen-II is a highly capable missile which meets...