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  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Canadian government has signed a licence agreement with General Dynamics and Rheinmetall for the production of Omnitrap decoy ammunition for the Canadian Navy, German Rheinmetall disclosed. Signed at the recent CANSEC show in May 2016 in Canada, the contract is worth a mid-range eight-figure euro amount over the course of its thirty-year lifetime and encompasses the supply […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    German-based defense contractor Rheinmetall Defence has been awarded a follow-on contract to upgrade the MASS countermeasure systems it previously installed on Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates. The existing Multi Ammunition Softkill System automated decoy system will be upgraded under a contract worth around CAD20 million. The contract is scheduled to run for four years, from 2018 to 2022. […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    New Zealand has decided to equip two of its MEKO-class frigates (jointly procured with Australia) with Rheinmetall’s Multi Ammunition Softkill System, or MASS. The contract, issued by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence under an ANZAC modernization programme, is worth €4.2 million. In this project, Rheinmetall is acting as subcontractor to Lockheed Martin Canada Ltd. (LMC). […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    German military technology group Rheinmetall and the German Bundeswehr (army) recently tested a high-energy laser effector which was installed on a German warship operating on the high seas. To carry out the test, Rheinmetall mounted a 10-kilowatt high-energy laser (HEL) effector on a MLG 27 light naval gun. The test programme included tracking of potential targets, […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German military technology company Rheinmetall is showcasing its submarine training technology at the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) that is taking place in Bremen, Germany, between May 30 and June 1. The Submarine Command Team Trainer (SCTT) that is being put on show allows submarine crews to practise command and operational sequences, including sensor and weapon engagement procedures. […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Thai Navy has contracted German defense contractor Rheinmetall for the delivery of an additional training simulator. Under the contract, Rheinmetall’s Simulation and Training unit will supply Thailand with a turnkey system known as the Naval Warfare Training Simulator (NWTS). Worth several million euros, the order includes construction of a new building, including infrastructure. […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Rheinmetall Group, which has recently booked a number of important air defence contracts,  will be equipping Malaysia with a total of twelve fire control radars (TMX/EO Mk2) and six electro-optical systems (TMEO Mk2) for six new patrol boats. This is a breakthrough order for a new generation of high-performance systems whose basic components were […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy naval school Mürwik officially accepted delivery of a new nautical training facility from German defense contractor Rheinmetall in a ceremony on December 6. Ordered almost exactly three years ago, the system – known as the “Ausbildungsausstattung Nautische Schiffsführung”, or AANS – will be used for training all German Navy cadets, all future watch […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    German defense contractor Rheinmetall has joined forces with missile maker MBDA to develop, integrate and test a laser demonstrator for the German Navy’s K130 corvette. Laser effector systems are currently being developed for shipboard and naval use by the navies of the US and the UK, for example, and Germany is now joining the efforts. […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

    Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Bhd’s (BHIC) subsidiary is awarded a contract worth RM1.53 billion for the Malaysian government’s patrol vessels. Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn Bhd, subsidiary of BHIC, received letter of award for the second generation patrol vessel from Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS). This contract for littoral combat ships was previously awarded to […]

  • 23 May 2017

    Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Eithne departed the Haulbowline naval base on May 23, starting her Mediterranean Sea deployment. Commanded by Commander Brian FitzGerald, the 72 crew of LÉ Eithne will help fight smuggling and prevent loss of life at sea off the Libyan coast. The operation is dubbed Pontus by the Irish ministry of […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems announced it has been contracted to deliver naval remote-controlled weapon stations (RCWS) for navy and coast guard ships of an unidentified Asia-Pacific country. The contract is worth approximately $173 million and will be performed over a five-year period, according to the company. Elbit Systems will provide lightweight, fully stabilized dual-axis […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Irish Naval Service has announced a tender for dry-docking services for repairs and maintenance works to the vessel LE Orla. LÉ Orla is a Peacock-class patrol vessel in the Irish Naval Service. Like the rest of her class, she was originally designed for use by the British Royal Navy in Hong Kong waters, and […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Denel’s Umkhonto surface-to-air missile that was installed on the Algerian Navy’s second Meko frigate is set to undergo extensive testing in early 2017. The two frigates, with an option for another two, are built at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Northern Germany. Denel Dynamics supplies the SAM system along with Umkhonto ammunition for both […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

    According to Periscope2 referred to Algerian sources, expecting the semicentenary of military procurement independence, Algeria turns eyes not to Paris or Moscow but other European capitals. Having spent EUR 450 mln for Italian-made amphibious ship and modernized two ships in Spain, Algerian Navy is on the threshold of a contract with German shipyard TKMS which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Italian defense company Leonardo has signed a grant agreement for OCEAN2020, the first European Defence Fund’s initiative project aimed at boosting Europe’s defense research. The project – which will be funded by a grant totaling around EUR 35 million – will be led by Leonardo, which will coordinate a consortium composed of 42 partners from 15 […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra loaded Project Land 400 contenders for a round of trials late last year. The Land 400 project will acquire and support the next generation of armored fighting vehicles which will be required to perform up to seven different combat roles, comprising reconnaissance, command and control, joint fires, surveillance, ambulance, […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has launched Al Jubail (828), the first of five Avante 2200 corvettes being built for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF).

  • 6 April 2011
    Industry news

      On March, 31st SKRUNDA, the Delivery of the first SWATH-type Patrol Boat worldwide, was celebrated by Abeking & Rasmussen. High ranking Latvian and German officials, led by the Latvian Defence Minister, Dr. Artis Pabriks and the German Parliamentary State Secretary of Defence, Christian Schmidt, participated in the delivery ceremony at Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The maritime environment has changed significantly in recent years, due to piracy and terrorism, climate change and environmental protection, and the offshore sector. Global trading of goods continues to grow, and 90% of it is carried by sea, so security of the overall global maritime logistic chains is at the focus of attention. The means […]