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  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) a $630 million contract for the delivery of LRSAM air and missile defense systems for four Indian Navy ships, the Israeli company announced on Sunday. LRSAM is an air and missile defense system under joint development by IAI and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in collaboration with IAI […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced on June 20 a successful test firing of the LORA (Long-Range Artillery weapon system) from a cargo ship towards a pre-planned target. The tested missile is a long-range tactical ground-to-ground missile developed by IAI’s MALAM division. The weapon system was positioned on a naval vessel far out in the sea to […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has recently completed the installation of the ALPHA (Advanced Lightweight Phased Array) ELM-2258 radar system on the Israeli Navy’s Saar 4.5 missile ship, and has proceeded to operational sea trials. The Israeli Navy is expected to receive two more ALPHA radars by the end of 2017, reaching a total […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    India’s state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) an additional, $777 million contract for the delivery on Naval Barak 8 surface to air missiles for the Indian Navy. In September this year, BEL announced it received $1.2 billion in contracts from two shipyards to procure Barak missile defense systems for […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) will showcase a dual-mode, manned/unmanned combat maritime vessel KATANA next week at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems exhibition in Florida, USA, according to the United Press International (UPI).   Operation of the KATANA can be remotely controlled by using an advanced command and control system as well as via a manned […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Industry news

    Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Ramta division has won a contract to supply three Super Dvora Mk 3 fast patrol boats to the Israel Navy. The Super Dvora Mk 3, an advanced development of the Ramta Division, is a mainstay of the Israel Navy’s ongoing security activities. The boat is used for patrol, and other operations, […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD), conducted a successful test of the Barak-8 Air & Missile Defense System yesterday, November 10. Barak-8 is an advanced groundbreaking air and missile defense system that provides ultimate protection against a variety of aerial platforms, both land and naval scenarios. It […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has received a contract to deliver its Barak-8 missile system for Israel Navy’s Sa’ar-6 corvettes. The contract was led by the navy, Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the procurement administration in Israel’s defense ministry. IAI will be responsible for delivering the Barak-8 air and missile defense system which […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Finland has selected the Israel Aerospace Industries-developed Gabriel anti-ship missile to replace its current MTO85M system. The acquisition of the Israeli missile system was approved by the Finnish defense minister Jussi Niinistö on July 5. The IAI-delivered system will be known as SSM2020 in Finland and will be installed on Hamina-class missile boats and the new […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A maritime version of the Heron 1 (Shoval) unmanned air vehicle systems will be replacing the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) manned Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft, Heron-manufacturer Israel Aerospace Industries has announced. According to the company, the IAF ordered additional Heron 1 UAV systems equipped with a maritime radar and electro-optical payload that will make them […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Industry news

    Chief designer of Russian Project 1164 guided missile cruiser said the promo clip of Israeli company IAI shown at the Euronaval-2012 exhibition was a fake… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 29, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    MTU America Inc. is being awarded a $6,8 contract for three shipsets of propulsion system hardware and two spare marine gears for the Israeli Navy Super Dvora fast patrol boats. This contract, which will support the Israeli Navy, is a follow-on effort, which was previously performed. The contract will provide the propulsion system equipment necessary to […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Construction of a new class of Israeli Navy corvettes started in Germany on February 7, with a steel-cutting ceremony at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard in Kiel. The high profile ceremony was attended by the head of the Israeli Navy, Admiral Eli Sharvit, and German Navy inspector Vice-admiral Andreas Krause. The steel cutting ceremony marked the start […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Israeli Navy last week concluded a drill aimed at testing its vessels’ ability to respond to an attack on one of the country’s offshore oil and gas platforms. The drill was led by the Haifa-based 3rd (missile boat) flotilla and joined by Sa’ar 4,5 corvette INS Kidon and Sa’ar 5 corvette INS Lahav. Two major […]

  • 22 March 2018

    An Indian Navy Heron unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed soon after taking off from the naval air base in Porbandar, Gujarat, in the morning hours of March 22, 2018. There has been no injuries or casualties following the incident, the Indian Navy said on Twitter. “The UAV crashed in an open ground in Udyognagar area […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian defense company Leonardo was selected to lead the first European Defence Fund’s initiative project which will see the integration of unmanned platforms in surveillance and interdiction missions. OCEAN2020, as the project is called, is issued by the European Union under the ‘Preparatory Action on Defence Research’ program. The project will see unmanned platforms of different […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian government will continue to appropriate considerable funds for arms procurement, but foreign weapons won’t be purchased in series, reported Interfax referring to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. According to him, arms would be imported just “to understand what foreign armies are equipped with”. “We will buy foreign weapons, but in quite limited volumes, singular […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Industry news

    SEC Industries and DCNS today officially inaugurated new workshop facilities and delivered, after successful Factory Acceptance Tests, the cofferdam doors coamings for the Indian P75* Scorpene submarines. The facilities were inaugurated by Shri M.M. Pallam Raju, the Indian Honbl’e Minister of State for Defence, Government of India. French Ambassador to India, H.E. Mr. François Richier […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Engineers at Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NAVSSES) recently completed the installation of the first Central Atmosphere Monitoring System (CAMS) IIA on an in service submarine, USS Pasadena (SSN 752).   The system ensures the cleansed air used in the submarine while submerged remains safe for the crew to […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) was floated out on October 27 at General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works shipyard. The 68th unit in its class was first translated into the drydock on Friday. The drydock then moved to a deep section of the Kennebec River on Saturday and lowered 32 feet into […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) docked in Tomakomai, Japan, on February 4 for a taste of Japanese culture.   Namely, the ships’ staff, accompanied by Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and local citizens will take part in the annual Sapporo Ice Festival. […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Kid (DDG-100), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy, docked in Sydney Harbour for a three-day visit. This is an inaugural visit for the Aegis destroyer and it comes in anticipation of the arrival of Australian Navy Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD), which will be armed with Aegis Combat System as well. To […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has won a USD 93 million worth modification to previously awarded contract to exercise options for production of Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System (AAMDS) in Poland and to provide multi-year procurement funding for Aegis Weapon System (AWS) MK 7 equipment sets.   The option for Aegis Ashore assembly is […]

  • 31 August 2011

      The Chief of Naval Operations gave his final approval for the design and wear policy for Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type I (blue digital pattern), NWU Type II (desert digital pattern) and NWU Type III (woodland digital pattern) Aug. 30 in NAVADMIN 259/11. The NWU Type II will be worn by Navy Special Warfare […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations April 6 after departing Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 2 for an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Chung-Hoon is expected to carry out various missions to support the nation’s maritime strategy and theatre security operations to […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab in collaboration with Elcome Marine Services announced the successful implementation of National Automatic Identification System Network in India. Saab announced the successful implementation of National Automatic Identification System (NAIS) on the Indian coastline for India’s Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships (DGLL), which will also be used by Indian Navy, […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) will depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Tuesday, April 2 for an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship’s departure, originally planned for Feb. 28, was deferred to better refine sequestration planning and execution. Commanded by Cmdr. Justin Orlich, the ship and its crew of nearly 280 Sailors […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Equipment & technology

    For the first time, the US Navy and Boeing flew an F/A-18 Super Hornet equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod in late 2019. IRST Block II is a critical component of the Block III Super Hornet. The Block III conversion will include enhanced network capability, longer range with conformal fuel […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Initiating the first step in a process to construct six new Batch III frigates South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) signed an initial 16.6 billion KRW ($13.7M) with Hyundai Heavy Industries on December 27. The contract will see the shipbuilder start planing and design work on the country’s 3,000-ton Batch III FFX frigates. The new vessels will displace […]