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Unconfirmed news reports claim the Russian Navy is deploying land-based 'Bastion' anti-ship missile systems as a response to the recent U.S. move entering two...
The US Navy P-8A Poseidon, the newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft completed a test firing of a Harpoon anti-ship missile on June 24, 2013,...
Strategic weapon systems such as the Russian S-300 and Yakhont missiles, would put coalition ships and aircraft operating off Syrian coast at risk, this move would limit the possibility of an international intervention in support the rebels.
The Royal Navy conducted a test firing of Harpoon anti-ship missile from HMS Montrose at the Scottish exercise areas in the Northern sea.
India successfully carried out the maiden test firing of a submarine-launched BrahMos missile, lunching the 290 km-range supersonic missile from a submerged ponton simulating a submarine launcher.
DARPA has added a third flight test of an air-launched Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) to be conducted from a B-1B in 2013. There are already two air-launched flight tests scheduled for this year as part of the Phase 2 LRASM contract awarded in 2010.
Airbus Military has begun flight-testing a modification to add winglets to the C295 medium transport and surveillance aircraft. Extending the aircraft endurance would be beneficial to maritime surveillance and airborne early warning missions, particularly when operating in high and hot conditions.
The Philippine Navy plans to upgrade its two Hamilton-class cutters with Harpoon anti-ship missile and systems radar systems, converting the former coast guard cutters into combat vessels.
The Swedish Defence and security company Saab has received an order from its German partner Diehl BGT for the Surface-to-Surface Missile RBS15 Mk3. The order value is SEK 168 million, ($25 million, €20 million) and includes options with a total value of SEK 83 million ($12.5 million, €10 million). Deliveries will take place during the period 2014 to 2016.
Taiwan plans to deploy its newly developed Hsiungfeng IIE cruise missiles on land-based launch sites, within strike distance from mainland China. The new missile has an effective range of about 600 kilometers and carries a warhead of 200 kg.