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HMS Prince of Wales

Britain’s latest aircraft carrier has set sail to begin sea trials

Britain’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has sailed from Rosyth Dockyard for the first time the UK Ministry of Defence reported 19 September. Eight years after her...
HMS Uppland

Sweden’s Gotland-class submarine HMS Uppland relaunched

The relaunch of HMS Uppland took place on 19 June, Saab announced. Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life upgrades (MLU) and are equipped to face the challenges of...
Sea Giraffe

Saab Receives Order from the US Navy for Sea Giraffe AMB

Saab announced 15 April that it has received an additional order for the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar, designated AN/SPS-77 by the U.S. Navy, for installation on the U.S. Navy’s newest Littoral...
Russian Navy armament plan

Russian Navy to get over 180 warships by 2027 under armament plan

Russian news agency TASS reported 27 March that the Russian Navy will get over 180 warships and vessels of new Projects under the state armament plan for 2018-2027, Defence Minister Army General...
Sōryū-Class Attack Submarine

Japan commissions 10th Sōryū-Class Attack Submarine

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned its 10th Sōryū-class diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) on 18 March. The submarine JS Shoryu (SS-510) was built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI)...
TactiCall

Saab to Deliver Communication System to Norwegian Coast Guard Vessels

Saab has signed a contract with Vard Group AS to take on the communication integrator role for the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615. Saab will provide the Norwegian Coast...
Vidar

Saab Launches New Laser Rangefinder Vidar

Saab launches a new laser rangefinder named Vidar, which combines compact size with powerful performance. Vidar is currently in production for the Situational Awareness System that Saab will deliver for Australia’s new...
MMP

MBDA introduces naval versions of the MMP 5th generation missiles system

MBDA has unveiled its new naval offering based on the MMP 5th generation ground combat missile at Euronaval. This decision follows the operational evaluation campaign carried out at the end of the summer by...
RBS15 Gungnir

Saab Unveils Surface Launch RBS15 Gungnir at Euronaval

Saab will unveil the surface launch version of RBS15 Gungnir, the next generation anti-ship missile system at Euronaval, stand G18-H23, 23-26 October in Paris. A press briefing on the new system will be held...
Type 26 frigate

BAE Systems selected as preferred tenderer to deliver Australia’s SEA 5000 Future Frigates

BAE Systems has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of its selection as the preferred tenderer for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The overall announced program...