Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry

According to a PR published by Naval Group on February 23, 2022, the French company started the first sea trials of the FREMM DA Lorraine, an important step before the frigate's delivery. For several days, the eighth FREMM to be delivered to the French Navy and second with enhanced air defense capabilities (FREMM DA), will undergo sea trials off the coast of Brittany.

According to a PR published by Thales on February 22, 2022, for the first time, the German Navy will rely on Thales to equip its NH90 Multi-Role Frigate Helicopter (MRFH) with FLASH SONICS. The FLASH system (Folding Light Acoustic System for Helicopters) is currently the leading dipping sonar on the international market and has become the benchmark system for the world's major navies.

According to information published by Global Times on February 22, 2022, the second Type 055 large destroyer of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Lhasa, recently conducted live-fire drills against the sea, air, and land targets, effectively enhancing the warship's comprehensive combat capabilities.

According to information published by the Israel Defense Forces on February 21, 2022, Israel has successfully completed the first series of live-fire tests of the "C-Dome"—an advanced naval configuration of the Iron Dome Aerial Defense System—aboard the Israeli Navy Ship Sa’ar 6 "Magen" Class Corvette.

According to a PR published by IAI on February 14, 2022, Israel Aerospace Industries and Hanwha Systems Co. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to market combat suites for naval platforms to customers around the world and specifically across Asia.

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