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IAI, Thales Offer Sea Serpent Missiles to Replace the Harpoon on...
Thales UK and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have joined forces to offer IAI’s Sea Serpent anti-ship missile to replace the Harpoon Block1C anti-ship missile currently in service on board the Royal Navy Type 23 frigates.
New Frigates and OPVs Replacing the Older Generations
The most recent Strategic Defense and Security Review (SDSR) published in 2015 confirmed the British government intends to maintain the current sea power. Eight Type 26 frigates and Five Type 31 general purpose ships will replace the fleet of Duke class frigates over the next 15 years.
Type 26 Global Combat Ship
BAE Systems was awarded £3.7 billion to build the first three Type-26 boats. Work on the first frigate, HMS Glasgow, began in July 2017. According to schedule, the Glasgow will be commissioned in 2021 and the 8th of this class is expected to enter service in the mid-2030s.
Russia offers India three additional Talwar class frigates
Russia is offering to build for Indian Navy three additional Project 11356 frigates - the type designated 'Talwar class' by the Indian Navy. In addition, the two countries are negotiating weapon systems upgrades to the three frigates delivered under the first order is also being negotiated, integrating the Indo-Russian Bramos missile.
Normandie, the Second French FREMM Multimission Frigate Begins Sea Trials
FREMM frigate Normandie, the second of the Aquitaine class for the French Navy, was put to sea for the first time on 25 October. This milestone marks...
Sea Ceptor to Upgrade Royal Navy vessels defense against supersonic anti-ship...
MBDA was awarded a £483 five-year MOD contract to develop the Sea Ceptor, a new naval air defense system for the British Royal Navy Type 23 frigates. As part of the 'Future Local Area Air Defence System' (FLAADS), Sea Ceptor will replace the current Vertical Launch SeaWolf by 2016.
Denmark Order Radar System for Anti-Air Frigates
The Royal Danish Navy will receive three Anti Air Warfare (AAW) suites for the new frigates planned for the Danish Navy. Each system consists...