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Stricking Back

Raytheon’s Tomahawk cruise missile Block development provides new challenges to Kongsberg’s increasingly popular Naval Strike Missile. For a long time in the post-Cold War world,...
AMPV Nemo

AMPV Turreted Mortar Received by US Army

BAE Systems has provided the prototype of its Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) mortar variant integrating the Patria/Kongsberg NEMO 120 mm turreted mortar to the...

Marines Receive Amphibious Combat Vehicle with 30mm Cannon

According to BAE Systems, the US Marines have received its first production Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) equipped with the Mk44 30mm automatic cannon in...
USS Ponce

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...
Marine Alutech first developed the Watercat® M12

Kongsberg Maritime to supply waterjets for 17 Jurmo-class landing craft for the Finnish Navy

Finnish boat builder Marine Alutech has selected Kongsberg Maritime’s Kamewa waterjets for 17 new landing craft it is building for the Finnish Navy. Specialists in...
NSM Launch Truck Kongsberg

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...
NASAMS ADF

Australia’s Short Range Air Defense System Completes Field Trials

With the recent successful completion of flight-testing by contractor Raytheon Australia the Australian Army appears to be one step closer to meeting the scheduled...
HMAS Brisbane RPD21

Australia to re-assess surface fleet construct, following strategic review

Australia intends to conduct an independent review of the size, mix, and capability of its naval surface fleet, as part of increasing the overall...
A Tomahawk missile is fired from the US Navy (USN) Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Dewey.

Netherlands returns to Tomahawk procurement

The Netherlands plans to procure Raytheon’s Tomahawk sea-launched cruise missile (SLCM) from the US Navy (USN), the Dutch defence ministry (MoD) has announced. The plans...
Air Defence

US Sends Another $400 Million Defence Aid to Ukraine; Total $19.7 Billion Since Russian...

On 23 November the United States authorised a further $400 million drawdown in security assistance for Ukraine’s defence against Russia. In is the 26th...

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