ASW News

Russia Intercepts USVs from Helicopters
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Russia Intercepts USVs from Helicopters

Russia introduced a new doctrine to intercept Ukrainian USVs in the Black Sea. Russian helicopters open fire on USVs, similar to ASW doctrine.

French Navy Tests New Magnetic Anomaly Detection System
Navy / Maritime Sensors

French Navy Tests New Magnetic Anomaly Detection System

French Navy tests new magnetic anomaly detection system on NH-90 Caïman naval cooperation helicopters as part of Anti-Submarine Warfare.

Bayraktar TB3 Conducts Maximum Load Takeoff/Landing Test
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar TB3 Conducts Maximum Load Takeoff/Landing Test

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV’s capability to take off and land at full load was tested on the 28th flight test conducted with the first prototype.

U.K. MoD Announces Budget for Shipbuilding Programme
Navy / Maritime

U.K. MoD Announces Budget for Shipbuilding Programme

U.K. Ministry of Defence has announced it will allocate £9 billion to build 16 new warships in multiple shipyards.

India Acquires 16 C295 Naval Operations Aircraft
Air

India Acquires 16 C295 Naval Operations Aircraft

Indian Defence Ministry approved the program to acquire 16 C295 aircraft for naval operations to meet the needs of the Navy and the Coast Guard.

MH-60R Helicopter To Defend Against Anti-Ship Missiles
Air Navy / Maritime E/W

MH-60R Helicopter To Defend Against Anti-Ship Missiles

Sikorsky announced the integration of a new jammer system on the MH-60R Seahawk naval helicopter to jam incoming anti-ship missiles.

Taiwan Starts the Construction of New ASW Frigates
Navy / Maritime

Taiwan Starts the Construction of New ASW Frigates

Taiwan will build new light frigates tailored for anti-submarine warfare following the initiation of anti-air warfare frigates.

TUSAŞ Completed AKSUNGUR UAV Deliveries
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

TUSAŞ Completed AKSUNGUR UAV Deliveries

Turkish Aerospace delivered the last AKSUNGUR UAV to the Naval Forces Command. The Defence Ministry shared the information.

Finnish Navy Commissions Upgraded Hamina-class FACs
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Finnish Navy Commissions Upgraded Hamina-class FACs

After the mid-life upgrade, the Finnish Navy has accepted all four Hamina-class fast attack craft.

Poland Receives First AW-101 Merlin
Air Navy / Maritime

Poland Receives First AW-101 Merlin

Poland adds a new ASW capacity to its Navy. On December 8, the Polish Navy received the first AW-101 Merlin helicopter.

Canada Completes Poseidon Orders
Air Navy / Maritime

Canada Completes Poseidon Orders

Canada has a firm order for 14 P-8 Poseidon worth $ 5.9 billion, a complete package option for 16 P-8s with simulators and weapons worth $ 7.7 billion.

Thailand Transforms Subs Acquisition Program to Frigates
Navy / Maritime

Thailand Transforms Subs Acquisition Program to Frigates

Thai Defence Minister Suthin Khlangsaeng has announced the suspension of the project to purchase the S26T diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) from China.

LM to Prepare Spanish Navy’s MH-60 Romeo Submarine Hunters
Air Navy / Maritime

LM to Prepare Spanish Navy’s MH-60 Romeo Submarine Hunters

The Spanish Navy has ordered eight Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawks for its anti-submarine (ASW) helicopter fleet. Lockheed Martin will manufacture helicopters.

Dutch ASW Frigates to be in Service by 2029
Navy / Maritime

Dutch ASW Frigates to be in Service by 2029

Royal Netherlands Navy plans to construct four new Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) frigates with many innovations. The first vessel will be in service by 2029.