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  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    German Bundeswehr Technical Center for ships and naval weapons, maritime technology and research (WTD 71) recently completed sea trials of the SeaSpider anti-torpedo torpedo in the Baltic Sea. The trials were carried out sometime in 2018 from a WTD 71 multipurpose vessel in cooperation with defense contractor Atlas Elektronik. The results and photos have now […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Atlas Elektronik and Magellan Aerospace have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of rocket motor and warhead sections of the SeaSpider Anti-Torpedo Torpedo (ATT). Once completed, the SeaSpider will provide ATT capability for hard-kill defence against all torpedoes in use. The fully assembled SeaSpider system will employ Canadian rocket and propellant technology. […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Atlas Elektronik Group, a worldwide acting company for maritime defense electronics, has founded a subsidiary in North America. Atlas North America (Atlas NA) has been set up to establish a strong and reliable partnership with the US Navy and US authorities. As potential main contractor Atlas NA will provide Atlas products and solutions […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    To battle submarines in the Baltic Sea, you need to have a torpedo developed specifically for the Baltic Sea, Swedish torpedo developers have said. In a recent article posted on the Defence Materiel Administration website, Sweden’s torpedo developers explain what a process to develop and produce a new light weight torpedo system for the Swedish Navy […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) conducted the first aircraft carrier-borne end-to-end at-sea test of the Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) System, the Navy announced, June 6. The SSTD System combines the passive detection capability of the Torpedo Warning System that not only finds torpedoes, but also classifies and tracks them, with the hard-kill […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Industry news

    Teams from DCNS, the French Navy and defence procurement agency DGA recently completed a new test campaign aboard first-of-class FREMM multimission frigate Aquitaine, the last and most important being the first ever torpedo launch test from a FREMM frigate. After demonstrating FREMM frigate Aquitaine’s compatibility with a 10-tonne Caïman helicopter (the French version of the […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Indian Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar handed over the ‘Varunastra’, a ship launched heavy weight torpedo’, also known as underwater missile to the Indian Navy during a ceremony held June 29. Varunastra has been developed by Naval Science and Technological Laboratory of the DRDO based at Visakhapatnam. M/s Bharat Dynamics Ltd has been associated as […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Italian Navy’s Horizon-class air-defence destroyer Andrea Doria launched their first MU90 torpedo in the Gulf of Taranto, May 24, 2016. During the exercise, a fictional sonar contact is included on the combat system management computer (CMS). Once the contact appears, the weapon system orders the torpedo to launch and fire. The torpedo is fired into […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin Sippican a $72,8 million contract for the procurement of MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo guidance and control sections. Under the contract, Lockheed will also provide MK 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System upgrade kits, test equipment, spares, production support material, engineering support, and hardware […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded a $45.3 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo hardware, test equipment, spares and related engineering and repair services for U.S. fleet inventory and in support of foreign military sales to the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy. The award represents an exercised option of a […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Danish Navy frigate Iver Huitfeldt has recently tested the CANTO® torpedo decoy system off the coast of North Zealand, Denmark. The frigate served as a platform for French DCNS, UK’s Chemring Countermeasures and Danish Terma to conduct joint operational trials of their torpedo defence solution. This solution integrates Terma’s C-Guard decoy launching system with DCNS’ CANTO […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Equipment & technology

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has signed nine different memoranda of understanding (MoU) with Australian companies to manufacture its countermeasure solutions for the Royal Australian Navy in Australia. As informed, Naval Group Pacific is proposing a breakthrough in anti-torpedo countermeasures for Australia’s submarine and surface ship programs with CANTO, the latest countermeasure generation based on Dilution/Confusion […]

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

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract to manufacture additional MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/tailcone sections. The contract has a 27-month base period of performance from award to final acceptance and includes options for the procurement of spares, production support material, engineering services, test equipment […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Office of Naval Research recently awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a $2.6 million contract to start work on developing a prototype torpedo propulsion system under the agency’s Torpedo Advanced Propulsion System (TAPS) program. The primary goal of the program is to improve the engine efficiency of the US Navy’s MK48 heavyweight torpedo. Phase I of […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has successfully conducted the world’s first firing of a “war shot” MU90 Lightweight Torpedo, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO CSC RAN announced today. ANZAC Class Frigate HMAS Stuart fired the explosive warhead against a specially designed target in the East Australian Exercise Area. The successful firing was the […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israeli unmanned systems specialist Elbit Systems has teamed up with Italy’s Leonardo to equip the Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV) with mini torpedoes. The agreement, announced at the Exponaval exhibition in Chile, will see the two companies develop the USV’ capability of mounting and launching light weight, mini torpedoes. As explained by Elbit, the solution will […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DCNS, a world leader in naval defence and an innovator in the energy sector, is exhibiting at MSPO Exhibition taking place in Poland from 2nd to 5th of September 2013. As a naval prime contractor, systems integrator and shipbuilder, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Darwin has successfully exercised complex ship and air launched torpedo delivery during the multinational maritime exercise RIMPAC 2012. Firing one MK46 torpedo from Darwin and two Mk46 torpedos from embarked S-70B-2 Seahawk “Valkyrie”, Darwin demonstrated a combined ability to detect and counter a simulated submarine contact. The seven-metre, 2700 pound MK-30 Mod 1 target, […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin will provide the U.S. Navy and U.S. allied navy customers from Canada and The Netherlands with upgrade kits and services for the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo under a new, $37 million contract award, part of a five-year effort to upgrade the entire submarine fleet.  The Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Italian Navy’s second-generation Type 212A submarines will be fielding an upgraded version of the Black Shark heavy torpedo, the company in charge of delivering the torpedoes to the navy has announced. Defense contractor Leonardo said it has received a contract to deliver the Black Shark Advanced (BSA) torpedoes and associated logistic support services. The new […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

      General Dynamics Canada has completed its largest and most successful Technology Demonstration Program (TDP) with Defence Research and Development Canada Atlantic (DRDC Atlantic), demonstrating a torpedo-defence enhancement that will increase the level of protection for Canadian Navy ships. The Multisensor Torpedo Detection Classification and Localization (MSTDCL) Technology Demonstration Program was initiated in 2006 by […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Sea Systems has awarded Boeing a $9.2 million contract modification for the integration of the High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapon Capability (HAAWC) on the Poseidon P-8A submarine-hunting aircraft. The HAAWC integrates an Air Launch Accessory (ALA) with folding wings and GPS guidance onto a MK54 torpedo, allowing it to be launched from high altitudes. Boeing […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The MU90 lightweight torpedo developed by the European Economic Interest Group EUROTORP formed by DCNS, THALES and the Italian company WASS, is attracting growing interest among world navies.   Two new navies have decided to follow in the footsteps of the Australian Navy and acquire the MU90 in 2013, which now brings to 8 the […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Rear Adm. Dave Johnson, Program Executive Officer for Submarines, authorized the release of the latest software build for the MK 54 Lightweight Torpedo, Jan. 13.  Nine days later, and due to the teamwork exhibited by the Torpedo Enterprise, all MK54 torpedoes deployed in the 5th Fleet received the upgrade and are warshot ready. The new […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Philippine Navy’s future frigates currently being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries will be equipped with Terma’s C-Guard decoy launchers. The contract award was announced by the Danish company early November. The decoys selected for the vessels will provide protection against surface and underwater threats (RF/IR/Dual Seeker missiles and torpedoes). The system uses SeaGnat or 130 […]

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

    After a long period out of the water and alongside conducting her Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade, HMAS Anzac has sailed from Fleet Base West and made a big splash, firing two MU90 Practice Delivery Torpedos (PDTs) in pursuit of her Sea Qualifications Trials. The last week of October was a busy one, with the […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defence and security company Saab has received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for continued development of the New Lightweight Torpedo plus maintenance agreements for underwater weapon systems and the Hydra sonar system. The total order value amounts to approximately SEK 175 million. The orders come under the terms of the Letter of […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In another step towards becoming a commissioned unit of the Indian Navy, the lead ship of a new class of submarines fired her first torpedo this month. The indigenously built INS Kalvari carried out the torpedo firing on May 26, an Indian Navy announcement said. Prior to the torpedo firings, INS Kalvari tested her Exocet SM39 […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The 2012 edition of the annual UDT Europe show – a leading forum for the international undersea defence community – will be held in Alicante, Spain, from 29 to 31 May. DCNS specialists will present papers and displays on some of the Group’s latest technologies. A consistent innovator thanks to its R&D and engineering programmes, […]