November 2015 News - Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security
 
 

Secret Russian Navy Nuclear Torpedo System Status-6 Leaked in Television Report
 
At least two Russian television channels, NTV and Channel One, have aired footage on Tuesday showing plans of a never disclosed before nuclear torpedo. Footage shows a Russian military official holding a document containing technical drawings and information about a new "Status-6" torpedo designed by Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering “Rubin”. This was filmed during a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with military officials in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
At least two Russian television channels, NTV and Channel One, have aired footage on Tuesday showing plans of a never disclosed before nuclear torpedo. Footage shows a Russian military official holding a document containing technical drawings and information about a new "Status-6" torpedo designed by Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering “Rubin”. This was filmed during a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with military officials in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
 

Kongsberg's Joint Strike Missile (JSM) Successfully Completed Flight Test from F-16 Aircraft
 
The Joint Strike Missile (JSM) successfully completed a missile flight test in the United States last week. The missile was launched at 22,000 ft from an Edwards Air Force-based F-16 over the Utah Test and Training Range and performed a number of challenging flight maneuvers. The test proved the maturity of the missile, which is specifically designed to fit inside the F-35A weapons bay, and the missile flight control software.
The Joint Strike Missile (JSM) successfully completed a missile flight test in the United States last week. The missile was launched at 22,000 ft from an Edwards Air Force-based F-16 over the Utah Test and Training Range and performed a number of challenging flight maneuvers. The test proved the maturity of the missile, which is specifically designed to fit inside the F-35A weapons bay, and the missile flight control software.
 

Russia's Kirov Class Cruiser Admiral Nakhimov to be Fitted with 48N6DMK Missiles From S-400
 
Project 11442M heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov, now undergoing modernization, will be armed with the ship-based anti-aircraft missile system Fort-M /index 3M-48/ whose ammunition will include 48N6DMK anti-aircraft guided missile from the S-400 Triumph weapon system. This news has been placed at the state defense procurements site.
Project 11442M heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov, now undergoing modernization, will be armed with the ship-based anti-aircraft missile system Fort-M /index 3M-48/ whose ammunition will include 48N6DMK anti-aircraft guided missile from the S-400 Triumph weapon system. This news has been placed at the state defense procurements site.
 

Italian Navy Exercises Option and Orders a 7th PPA Patrol Vessel from Fincantieri
 
Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and reference player in the naval shipbuilding industry, and Finmeccanica, Italy’s leading manufacturer in the high technology sector, will build and equip the units set out in the renewal plan of the Italian Navy’s fleet.
Within the renewal plan of the Italian Navy’s fleet, whose first tranche started in the past months, OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement, the international organization for cooperation on arms) has ordered the consortium (Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa - RTI) consisting of Fincantieri, agent, and Finmeccanica, through its subsidiary Selex ES, principal, one more patrol vessel (PPA or Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship), activating the related contract option...
 

Eurofighter Typhoon to Get MBDA Marte-ER Anti-Ship Missile Capability
 
While attending the 2015 Dubai Air Show, Navy Recognition learned that the Eurofighter is set to get an ASuW (anti-surface warfare) capability with MBDA's Marte-ER. The information was revelaed by Programme’s Capability Manager, Paul Smith, a former UK RAF Pilot and Fighter Weapons School Instructor.
While attending the 2015 Dubai Air Show, Navy Recognition learned that the Eurofighter is set to get an ASuW (anti-surface warfare) capability with MBDA's Marte-ER. The information was revelaed by Programme’s Capability Manager, Paul Smith, a former UK RAF Pilot and Fighter Weapons School Instructor.
 

French Navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle strike group to deploy for operations against IS
 
The French presidency just announced that the French Navy's aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is about to deploy to the Persian Gulf to participate in the coalition operations against the Islamic State (IS). This will be the second time the flagship of the Marine Nationale is deployed against IS after taking part to coalition operations earlier this year alongside the U.S. Navy.
The French presidency just announced that the French Navy's aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is about to deploy to the Persian Gulf to participate in the coalition operations against the Islamic State (IS). This will be the second time the flagship of the Marine Nationale is deployed against IS after taking part to coalition operations earlier this year alongside the U.S. Navy.
 

Saab Signs Letter Of Intent With Polish Naval Shipyard For Submarine & Naval Programmes
 
Defence and security company Saab has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Naval Shipyard S.A. in Gdynia, Poland. The agreement provides a basis for close cooperation tojointly offer naval solutions, including submarines, for the Polish Navy under the order of the Polish Ministry of National Defence.
Defence and security company Saab has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Naval Shipyard S.A. in Gdynia, Poland. The agreement provides a basis for close cooperation tojointly offer naval solutions, including submarines, for the Polish Navy under the order of the Polish Ministry of National Defence.
 

Brazil's Nuclear Powered Attack Submarine "SNB" SSN Program Postponed Until 2025
 
The nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) program of the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) will have to wait until 2025 because of budgetary restrictions. This was announced to Brazilian media by the commander of the navy, the admiral Eduardo Leal Ferreira Bacellar.
The nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) program of the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) will have to wait until 2025 because of budgetary restrictions. This was announced to Brazilian media by the commander of the navy, the admiral Eduardo Leal Ferreira Bacellar.
 

Royal Australian Navy Task Group exercises with the French Navy in South China Sea
 
HMA Ships Arunta, Stuart and Sirius, have rendezvoused at sea with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire as part of a Royal Australian Navy Task Group deployment to North and South East Asia. Following successful port visits to Zhanjiang, China, by HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart and Da Nang, Vietnam, by HMAS Sirius, the ships have rendezvoused at sea with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire in international waters off the coast of Vietnam.
HMA Ships Arunta, Stuart and Sirius, have rendezvoused at sea with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire as part of a Royal Australian Navy Task Group deployment to North and South East Asia. Following successful port visits to Zhanjiang, China, by HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart and Da Nang, Vietnam, by HMAS Sirius, the ships have rendezvoused at sea with the French frigate FNS Vendemiaire in international waters off the coast of Vietnam.
 

Thales Wins French Navy Simulator Support Contract
 
Thales has been chosen by the French Navy to provide through-life support (TLS) for almost all of its simulators. The six-year contract with the Navy’s fleet support department (SSF) calls for the support of 41 simulators at six naval facilities in France.
Thales has been chosen by the French Navy to provide through-life support (TLS) for almost all of its simulators. The six-year contract with the Navy’s fleet support department (SSF) calls for the support of 41 simulators at six naval facilities in France.
 

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Launched the 8th Soryu-class SSK SS-508 Sekiryu for the JMSDF
 
The 8th Soryu-class SSK, SS-508 Sekiryu, (meaning Red Dragon) was launched at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries shipyard in Kobe on on November 2nd. The Soryu Class diesel-electric submarines are being built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). Ten Soryu Class submarines are planned for the JMSDF. The class is an improved version of the Oyashio Class submarine.
The 8th Soryu-class SSK, SS-508 Sekiryu, (meaning Red Dragon) was launched at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries shipyard in Kobe on on November 2nd. The Soryu Class diesel-electric submarines are being built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). Ten Soryu Class submarines are planned for the JMSDF. The class is an improved version of the Oyashio Class submarine.
 

British Company Blue Bear Announces Significant New Advance in Autonomous ASW
 
British company Blue Bear Systems Research (BBSR) is promoting its autonomous sonobuoy deployment (ASD) capability that significantly enhances anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operations. The system, which combines hardware and software, has been developed the globally recognised specialists in the design, development, evaluation and implementation of unmanned systems. BBSR supplies leading military and industry customers around the world, including the UK Ministry of Defence. The company sees enormous potential for ASD, which is designed for use with both manned and unmanned rotary wing and fixed wing maritime platforms.
British company Blue Bear Systems Research (BBSR) is promoting its autonomous sonobuoy deployment (ASD) capability that significantly enhances anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operations. The system, which combines hardware and software, has been developed the globally recognised specialists in the design, development, evaluation and implementation of unmanned systems.
 

Russian Navy new Ka-52K Hokum B Naval Attack Helicopter to Undergo Wind Tunnel Tests
 
Russia’s Kamov Ka-52K helicopter will undergo tests in a landscape wind tunnel before joining the Navy’s air arm, Deputy Head of the Krylov Research Center Hydroaerodynamic Department, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Sergei Solovyov told TASS on Tuesday.
Russia’s Kamov Ka-52K helicopter will undergo tests in a landscape wind tunnel before joining the Navy’s air arm, Deputy Head of the Krylov Research Center Hydroaerodynamic Department, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Sergei Solovyov told TASS on Tuesday.
 

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract for Vector Hawk Maritime Canister-Launched sUAS
 
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $4.6 million contract for the continued development of a maritime canister-launched small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS). “We are extending our sUAS capabilities to tactical maritime users with the Vector Hawk’s innovative canister deployment and launch ability,” said Jay McConville, Lockheed Martin director of business development for Unmanned Solutions.
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $4.6 million contract for the continued development of a maritime canister-launched small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS). “We are extending our sUAS capabilities to tactical maritime users with the Vector Hawk’s innovative canister deployment and launch ability,” said Jay McConville, Lockheed Martin director of business development for Unmanned Solutions.
 

UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency Received First of Two Sikorsky S-92 SAR Helicopters
 
The first of two state-of-the-art Sikorsky S-92 search and rescue helicopters has arrived at the new HM Coastguard base at Newquay Airport, ready to begin operations in January 2016. The aircraft and the base are operated by Bristow Helicopters Ltd on behalf of HM Coastguard after the company was awarded the ten year UK SAR contract by the Department for Transport in March 2013.
The first of two state-of-the-art Sikorsky S-92 search and rescue helicopters has arrived at the new HM Coastguard base at Newquay Airport, ready to begin operations in January 2016. The aircraft and the base are operated by Bristow Helicopters Ltd on behalf of HM Coastguard after the company was awarded the ten year UK SAR contract by the Department for Transport in March 2013.
 

First Scorpene Class Submarine for Indian Navy Set Afloat at Naval Dockyard Mumbai
 
In a process extending over last three days Kalvari, the first ship of Scorpene class submarines, was set afloat in the Naval Dockyard (Mumbai) and was brought back to Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited on 29 Oct 15. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) reached another milestone as 'Kalvari' being constructed at the shipyard was separated from the pontoon and set afloat at Naval Dockyard Mumbai on 28 October 2015. The chain of events started at a glittering ceremony on 27 October 2015 when the Submarine on pontoon was moved out of MDL.
In a process extending over last three days Kalvari, the first ship of Scorpene class submarines, was set afloat in the Naval Dockyard (Mumbai) and was brought back to Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited on 29 Oct 15. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) reached another milestone as 'Kalvari' being constructed at the shipyard was separated from the pontoon and set afloat at Naval Dockyard Mumbai on 28 October 2015.
 

Saab RBS15 Anti-Ship Missile Successfully Test-Fired By The Croatian Navy
 
The Croatian Navy has conducted its second firing this year of an RBS15 anti-ship missile. The test took place at the beginning of October in the waters off Dugi otok in the Adriatic Sea. Earlier this year, in May, Croatia conducted an RBS15 test firing from one of its land-based launchers. The October firing was conducted by a vessel of the Croatian Navy.
The Croatian Navy has conducted its second firing this year of an RBS15 anti-ship missile. The test took place at the beginning of October in the waters off Dugi otok in the Adriatic Sea. Earlier this year, in May, Croatia conducted an RBS15 test firing from one of its land-based launchers. The October firing was conducted by a vessel of the Croatian Navy.
 

Russian Navy Latest Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Project 22350 in Live fire Exercise in White Sea
 
The latest Russian Navy frigate, the Admiral Gorshkov (lead ship of Project 22350), conducted a life fire gunnery exercise in the White Sea as part of its trials, Vadim Serga, chief of the press office of the Russian Navy Northern Fleet, told journalists on Monday.
The latest Russian Navy frigate, the Admiral Gorshkov (lead ship of Project 22350), conducted a life fire gunnery exercise in the White Sea as part of its trials, Vadim Serga, chief of the press office of the Russian Navy Northern Fleet, told journalists on Monday.
 

UK returns to the Middle East with a permanent Royal Navy base in Bahrain
 
The United Kingdom has returned to the Middle East with a new permanent base in Bahrain. It is the first one since 1971. The inaugural works started with the setting of the cornerstone from the British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, and his Bahraini counterpart, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. The new base will be name HMS Juffair and will be based at Mina Salman Port.
The United Kingdom has returned to the Middle East with a new permanent base in Bahrain. It is the first one since 1971. The inaugural works started with the setting of the cornerstone from the British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, and his Bahraini counterpart, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. The new base will be name HMS Juffair and will be based at Mina Salman Port.
 

US Navy Completes Next Phase of Surface Warfare Mission Package Operational Testing on LCS 4
 
The U.S. Navy announced that Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) The U.S. Navy announced that Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and the second increment of the surface warfare mission package (SUW MP) completed Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) phase one recently off the coast of California. This is the initial operational test for the Independence variant of the littoral combat ship (LCS) and the SUW MP increment two on this variant.
The U.S. Navy announced that Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) The U.S. Navy announced that Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and the second increment of the surface warfare mission package (SUW MP) completed Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) phase one recently off the coast of California. This is the initial operational test for the Independence variant of the littoral combat ship (LCS) and the SUW MP increment two on this variant.
 

Page 3 of 4

Cookies settings

×

Functional Cookies

This site uses cookies to ensure its proper functioning and cannot be deactivated from our systems. We don't use them not for advertising purposes. If these cookies are blocked, some parts of the site will not work.

Session

Please login to see yours activities!

Other cookies

This website uses a number of cookies to manage, for example: user sessions.