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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

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...

Representatives from the Hellenic Navy, Lockheed Martin and Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) hosted a ceremony on today at HAI’s facility near Athens, Greece, for the delivery of the first P-3B maritime patrol aircraft (interim solution aircraft) as part of the Hellenic Navy P-3B maritime patrol aircraft mid-life upgrade and modernization program implementation. The...

Iranian Naval Forces Caspian Sea fleet, comprising two missile-launching corvettes, berthed at the Kazakhstan port city Aktau. The Iranian flotilla, including Separ and Joshan missile-launching corvettes, docked at the Kazakh port as part of the regular naval visits to neighboring states. This is the second time that Iranian Navy’s Northern Fleet dispatches flotilla...

Russian President Vladimr Putin took part in the keel-laying ceremony for two Project 22350 frigates – the Admiral Amelko and the Admiral Chichagov. Then, shipbuilders completed the joining of the prefabricated hull sections of the Project 20386 corvette Mercury. The corvette is designed to protect marine economic facilities. During a videoconference, Vladimir Putin...

In an impressive fire power display, Live Weapon Firing was conducted by Pakistan Navy’s Fast Attack Craft (Missile), in the North Arabian Sea. The indigenously developed Cruise Missile, has anti-ship missile and Land Attack capability. Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff witnessed the live firing onboard Pakistan Navy Ship. The missile accurately...

Finland’s Ministry of Defence has announced that Saab is shortlisted as combat system provider and integrator for the Finnish Navy’s four new Pohjanmaa-class corvettes within the Squadron 2020 programme. Saab has not yet signed a contract or received an order relating to Squadron 2020. “The announcement by the Finnish Defence Minister firms our position as a world-class...

Ukrainian company KB Luch successfully test-fired the indigenously developed Neptune anti-ship cruise missile defense system on 5 April. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov according to him, this new mobile cruise missile system “was created by Ukrainian scientists, designers and manufacturers in record time”. “The...

Two ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine today for a routine port visit. Canadian frigate HMCS Toronto and Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria arrived in Odesa after patrolling in the Black Sea with fellow SNMG2 ships for the last several days. While in Odesa, the ship captains will meet with local military and elected officials,...

The Iranian Navy for the first time on Friday used the home-made Fateh submarine and Sahand destroyer during the massive wargames in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman. Iran on Sunday launched its latest state-of-the-art submarine named Fateh in the Southern waters of the country in a ceremony participated by President Hassan Rouhani and Defense Minister Brigadier General...