Turkey to build first frigate with indigenous resources

First Istanbul-class frigate aimed to be constructed with 75% indigenous resources as part of national warship program. Warship Program MILGEM Turkey aims to build the country's...

UAVs Over the Maritime Horizon

Maritime patrolling with UAVs has becoming the norm, allowing manned missions to be dedicated to more mission specific tasks. Airborne maritime operations such as anti-submarine...

ECA Group awarded around 4 M€ contract from South Korea Navy

ECA GROUP is once again awarded the supply of steering and diving consoles for South Korea Navy's 1st submarine of JANGBOGO III (Batch II),...

South Korea KDDX programme kicks off

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has commenced bidding processes for the basic design a new guided missile destroyer for the Republic of...

South Korea pushes local industries with new KDDX announcement, says GlobalData

Following today’s (29 May 2020) news that South Korea announced the basic design bidding for the next Korean Destroyer (KDDX); Mathew George, Ph.D., Aerospace...
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Heavyweight Torpedo FMS Order Approved for Taiwan

The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 18 Lockheed Martin MK 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology (AT) heavyweight torpedoes...

Philippine Navy’s newest frigate heads home

The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), commenced its journey home from South Korea on 18 May, navy chief Vice Admiral...

More anti-ship missiles on the way for Royal Thai Navy

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) is set to receive eight new Harpoon Block II anti-ship missiles (ASMs) following the award of a $657 million...

Taiwan launches new missile-capable coastguard vessel

The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration’s (CGA’s) first 600-tonne catamaran-hull patrol vessel, Anping (CG601), was launched at shipbuilder Lung Teh’s shipyard in the southern port...

ASELSAN Maintains Its Export Momentum

ASELSAN, the leading international defense and technology company, has signed another new sales contract for the supply of Advanced Remote Controlled Weapon System (RCWS)...

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