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Babcock to deliver Ardent Wolf CESM for Royal Navy frigates

Babcock has been awarded the contract to deliver, install and provide in-service support for Ardent Wolf, the maritime Communications Electronic Support Measures (CESM) capability for the UK Royal Navy's Type 23 frigates. The six-year programme...

Seagull USV in successful trials off Scotland

Elbit Systems UK reported on 4 October that its Seagull Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) had been successfully demonstrated during the Wilton Industry Show and Experiment (WISEX) demonstrations off the coast of Scotland. During the trials,...

FMV signs agreement with Saab for submarine upgrades

Swedish defence company Saab has received new orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding submarine upgrades. The orders, with a total order value of SEK 470 million ($43.9 million), include a life-time...

Finnish Navy takes delivery of fourth modernized Hamina-class vessel

Finnish defence company Patria has delivered the fourth and last modernized Hamina-Class missile boat to the Finnish Navy in Upinniemi. The Mid-Life-Upgrade (MLU) saw Patria act as the prime contractor, designer, and lead system integrator....

U.S. Navy, Spanish Navy order Naval Strike Missiles

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace reported on 9 September that it has received an order from Raytheon Missiles & Defence for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) programme...

Babcock awarded contracts for Poland’s MIECZNIK frigate programme

UK-based defence company Babcock announced on 7 September that it had secured a further two contracts relating to Poland’s MIECZNIK frigate programme. The Class Design Contract and the Transfer of Knowledge & Skills (TOKAT) framework...

Sweden to increase investment in underwater ranges

Swedish defence company Saab announced on 31 August that it received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) regarding naval underwater signature ranges. The order, valued at MSEK 127.5 ($11.78 million), is a...

Astute-class submarine HMS Anson joins Royal Navy fleet

HMS Anson, the fifth of the new Astute-class submarines, was welcomed into the Royal Navy fleet at a ceremony held at BAE Systems’ yard in Barrow, Cumbria on 31 August. Anson is the fifth of...
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