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Regional Defense & Security News

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...

A new missile warship, dubbed Konarak, formally joined Iranian Navy in the Southeastern waters of the Sea of Oman on Monday. During a ceremony attended by Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi , the Iranian Navy’s fleet in the Sea of Oman took delivery of a made-in-Iran missile launcher at a naval base in Iran’s southeastern port city of Konarak, told...

In the south of the Odesa region, the regular stage of tests of the Ukrainian cruise missile took place; Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov attended the tests. “Today, during an important stage of the flight tests, a cruise missile of Ukrainian production has fully completed the planned program”, – Mr....

Saab announces the RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system that is being shown at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time. The littorals in the Baltic Sea has created the foundation and birth of the RBS15 missile family, designed for the most demanding environments and customers. The littoral environment already present countless...

Leonardo will supply Black Shark Advanced (BSA) torpedoes and associated logistic support services to equip the Italian Navy’s U212A 2nd Series submarines. The new equipment will significantly increase the Anti-Submarine Warfare capability of the Navy. The Black Shark Advanced is an evolution of the Black Shark heavy torpedo, already acquired by many countries including...

The Iranian Navy dispatched its helicopter-carrier warship, Khark, to the international waters after four years of overhaul. Khark which is the biggest logistic warship in West Asia was sent on a mission in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean and Bab al-Mandan Strait along with Sabalan destroyer within the framework of the 54th naval fleet of warships. In relevant remarks...

Elbit Systems Ltd. confirms that its’ Seagull™ Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) was deployed by NATO forces in a recent joint Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) exercise. The ASW force included the Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigate “Victoria”, the Royal Navy’s Type-45 HMS Duncan as well as the Seagull USV. Having a far greater endurance than ASW helicopters often...

MBDA’s Sea Venom/ANL missile has successfully completed its second development firing from a French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA – Direction Générale de l’Armement) Panther test helicopter at Ile Du Levant in southeast France.   The firing, which took place on 18 April 2018, highlighted Sea Venom/ANL’s lock on after launch (LOAL) capabilities. It also...