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Coastal Defence Receives Boost as Poland and Ukraine Collaborate

While defence against aerial threats is receiving principal media attention efforts to counter other potential threats, particularly attacks from the sea, are being given...

USMC NMESIS ASM Engages Target Ship in SINKEX

The US Marine Corps successfully fired two Naval Strike Missiles against a decommissioned US Navy Frigate, the USS Ingraham, as a target ship during...
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ECA Group Completes UMISAS Sea Trials

ECA Group’s sea trials of its UMISAS synthetic aperture sonar were completed during the second half of 2020 making it possible to integrate the...
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Raytheon providing US Marines with Naval Strike Missile

Raytheon Company announced that they will integrate the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) into the US Marine Corps existing force structure under a $47.59 million...
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BAE Systems awarded naval guns contract for U.K.’s Type 31 frigate program

BAE Systems will produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s Type 31 general...
BAE Systems’ Mk.38 Mod.3

Up Close and Personal

Close-In Weapons Systems are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the immediate threats to...
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Western navies increase response to rebel threat to Red Sea shipping

Western navies are increasing their collective response to the maritime attacks being conducted by Yemeni-based rebels against merchant shipping operating in the southern Red...

Thales Goalkeeper scores again and again in Sea Acceptance Trials

The first Goalkeeper Close-In Weapon System of the Royal Netherlands Navy equipped with the Upkeep modifications contracted in 2012, was subjected to the Sea...
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High Power Defence

After a stuttering start, directed energy/laser weapons are beginning to gain traction as viable ‘soft kill’ options for military forces. In January 2022, the US...
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Euronaval 2022: Nexter and Thales unveil new design of RAPIDFire turret

The temporary consortium formed by Nexter and Thales is exhibiting the RAPIDFire system turret in its final form on the Nexter stand at...

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