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Raytheon to complete first phase of anti-ship Tomahawk work

The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $349 million contract to complete the first ...

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Missile-fielding Expeditionary Warfare USV makes debut

The Expeditionary Warfare USV, an unmanned surface vessel armed with a Longbow Hellfire missile syst...

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US Navy clears Knifefish UUV for low-rate production

The mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle has reached Milestone C. ...

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US Navy's EASR radar tracks first targets

The Raytheon-developed SPY-6(V)2 Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar that will be deployed on US Navy ...

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Rheinmetall, MBDA to develop, test laser for K130 corvettes

German defense contractor Rheinmetall has joined forces with missile maker MBDA to develop, integrat...

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Jet suit man dashes between Royal Navy boats at sea

A Royal Marine Reservist who developed his own jet-powered body suit headed into the Solent with fas...

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US Navy tests unique vertical take-off UAV

The US Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) heade...

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BAE Systems completes autonomous RIB trials

UK defense technology company BAE Systems has completed “one-of-a-kind” trials of the au...

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Royal Navy's Martlet missile makes Type 23 frigate debut

The missile will defend against small boat attacks. ...

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Brazil carries out third test of MANSUP anti-ship missile

The Brazilian Navy has carried out a third test launch of the MANSUP anti-ship missile on July 10, t...

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UK investing in further laser weapon development

The MoD has earmarked £130m for three Directed Energy Weapons demonstrators. ...

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US Navy's WSMR starts testing electromagnetic railgun

Engineers and technicians at the US Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division...

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Indian Navy tests cooperative engagement capability

The Indian Navy recently carried out a launch of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) aim...

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US Navy's research lab receives new airborne research plane

The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the navy’s premier science and technology research ...

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Royal Navy orders AUV62-AT ASW trainer from Saab

The Royal Navy has contracted Swedish defense company Saab to deliver its AUV62-AT anti-submarine wa...

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Rocket motor for US Navy's MAD-FIRES interceptor tested

Defense contractor Raytheon announced it has successfully tested a hot fire rocket motor for DARPA&#...

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Sea-based Excalibur N5 completes further tests

The US Navy and defense contractor Raytheon have completed another round of tests of the Excalibur N...

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US, UK jointly test energy storage systems for laser weapons

The US Navy and the UK defense ministry have tested an energy storage system capable of providing hi...

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