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Sweden Acquires Eight Fast Ships with 120mm Mortar
Navy / Maritime

Sweden Acquires Eight Fast Ships with 120mm Mortar

The Swedish government announced an agreement to purchase eight high-speed vessels from Swede Ship Marine AB, which are equipped with 120 mm Patria NEMO mortar.

Russian Warships Show Flag at Red Sea
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Russian Warships Show Flag at Red Sea

Russian frigate paid a port visit to Eritrea, triggering concerns about Russia deploying its naval fleet in the Red Sea to counter U.S.-led naval presence.

ASELSAN Exports Defence Systems
Navy / Maritime Country

ASELSAN Exports Defence Systems

ASELSAN has signed international sales contracts valued at $ 34,957,069 in total for the supply of defence systems.

Fincantieri Signs Contract with Indonesia for Two PPAs
Navy / Maritime

Fincantieri Signs Contract with Indonesia for Two PPAs

Fincantieri has announced that it has signed a €1.18 billion contract with Indonesia to supply two Pattugliatore Polivalente d’ Altura (PPA) vessels.

Brazil Launches Third Riachuelo Scorpène-Class Submarine
Navy / Maritime

Brazil Launches Third Riachuelo Scorpène-Class Submarine

Brazil announced that it launched the "Tonelero" (S-42), the third Scorpene submarine of the "Riachuelo" class.

Turkish Navy Converts Vessels into Training Ships
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Turkish Navy Converts Vessels into Training Ships

The Turkish Navy converted some of its vessels into test and training ships, which coincides with the decision to support Somalia’s Navy.

U.S. Navy Orders a 17 F/A-18 Super Hornet Block IIIs
Navy / Maritime Air E/W

U.S. Navy Orders a 17 F/A-18 Super Hornet Block IIIs

The U.S. Navy ordered 17 additional F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing on March 19, 2024, under a contract worth $ 1.3 billion.

GA-ASI Tests Dispensing Sonobuoy from the MQ-9B
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems Sensors

GA-ASI Tests Dispensing Sonobuoy from the MQ-9B

General Atomics conducted Sonobuoy Dispensing System (SDS) testing on the MQ-9B Sea Guardian with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on February 27, 2024.

U.S. Navy Upgrades Aegis after Houthi Attacks at Red Sea
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Navy Upgrades Aegis after Houthi Attacks at Red Sea

The U.S. Navy has proceeded to upgrade the Aegis combat system on its ships, using evidence of Houthi attacks with unmanned and ballistic missiles.

Turkish Submarines to Fire Turkish Cruise Missiles Soon
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Turkish Submarines to Fire Turkish Cruise Missiles Soon

Submarine Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Timur Yılmaz stated that firings of GEZGİN and ATMACA cruise missiles from submarines will commence soon.

KANGAL-D C-UAS Jammer Integrated on Naval Platforms
Navy / Maritime E/W Unmanned Systems

KANGAL-D C-UAS Jammer Integrated on Naval Platforms

ASELSAN has announced that the naval version of the KANGAL jammer, KANGAL-D, has been integrated into naval platforms for the first time.

Naval Group Constructs the First SNLE 3G Submarine
Navy / Maritime

Naval Group Constructs the First SNLE 3G Submarine

Naval Group begins constructing the first third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile French submarine (SNLE 3G).

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned
Land Navy / Maritime Ammunition Bilateral Relations

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned

Belgium announced a new “package” of defence aid to Ukraine totalling 412 million euros, which included armoured vehicles and minesweepers.

ASELSAN Provides a new tool for ASW: DÜFAS
Navy / Maritime Sensors

ASELSAN Provides a new tool for ASW: DÜFAS

President of Defence Industry Agency (SSB) Haluk Görgün announced on social media that ASELSAN completed the Low-Frequency Active Sonar System (DÜFAS).