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Regional Defense & Security News

The latest member of Patria’s Game Changers of the Battlefield – Patria Nemo Container has undergone vigorous test firings in demanding sea conditions on board Fast Supply Vessel in Sweden. The tests mainly concentrated on the functionality of the Patria Nemo Container in sea conditions with various firing modes, including firing on the move. Another important aspect...

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has announced that it successfully tested a land-based cruise missile and upgraded S-125 missile system on 5 December. According to statement, the tests of Ukrainian missiles proved that Ukraine is capable of defending its borders in the Black and Azov Seas. This was stated by Secretary of the National Security and Defense...

Two new indigenized Qadir-class submarines joined the Iranian Naval fleet in the Southern waters of the Persian Gulf on Thursday. The submarines which are capable of launching subsurface-to-surface missiles, torpedoes and mines were unveiled during a ceremony at the Southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas. The Qadir-class submarines are designed to cruise within the...

Turkish company ARES Shipyard are pleased to announce a new contract to supply 14-off ARES 85 HERCULES Fast Patrol Vessels to Royal Oman Police (ROP). Following an extensive evaluation process among tens of international shipbuilders, Turkish ARES Shipyard was contracted to supply Patrolling and Interceptor Vessels (PIV) to Royal Oman Police Coast Guard (ROPCG). The contract,...

Turkish Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) announced on 2 November that it had signed a contract with ROKETSAN on the serial production of ATMACA sea cruise missiles. The SSB said the missiles were developed and will be produced by ROKETSAN, and the fire control systems and other components by ASELSAN. The Atmaca project was launched to meet the need for naval cruise...

Saab strengthens its Sea Giraffe naval radar offer by introducing the Hypersonic Detection Mode, a capability for detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. Due to the radar horizon, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles travelling at greater speeds. With the emergence of threats in the high supersonic and even hypersonic...

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 the French armed forces in Djibouti to confirm the reliability and operational performance of the MMP system in a hot environment,...

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of Electro-Optics (EO) and InfraRed (IR) defense and homeland security solutions – provides Latvian Navy the iSea-30HD system to enhance the Navy’s maritime surveillance capabilities. The system was designed for various maritime vessels and is already in operational use by the Latvian Navy...

A 17,000 tons Fleet Tanker named PNS MOAWIN was Commissioned during an impressive ceremony held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Karachi. President of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was also present on the occasion. PNS MOAWIN is the largest warship ever constructed in Karachi Shipyard & Engineering...

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of Electro-Optics (EO) and InfraRed (IR) defense and homeland security solutions – launches the TORNADO-ER, an Electro-Optical panoramic scanning and automatic maritime target detection system, at EuroNaval 2018.  The TORNADO-ER system is for coastal surveillance and protection and for maritime...