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A new minehunting sonar system made by Raytheon has been delivered to the US Navy

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Raytheon Company delivered its 10th AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system to the U.S. Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Raytheon's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The sonar-towed body was officially transferred to the Naval Surface Warfare Center,

Hostile underwater drones are spying China

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The secretive world of naval underwater surveys rarely breaks the surface. Now recent events are briefly shining a light into the darkness. In the Adriatic, a Croatian fishing vessel caught one of the U.S. Navy’s undersea sensor systems last week. That mysterious object has largely been explained. Read more: Military and

Russia may have no answer – the US is setting up a fleet to oppose them

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The newly reinstated Norfolk, Virginia-based 2nd Fleet, which was opened for business in 2018, is now fully operational, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the U.S. Navy statement. Read more: The US Navy Plans to Repair and Upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System The fleet will oversee and control operations in the

Is this a warning to the US and allies? Iran develops ambitious stealth destroyer

TEHRAN, (BM) - The Iranian armed forces unveiled a model of its next generation stealth destroyer, which is currently under development under the "Hormuz Project"., learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Iran threatens to destroy any reconnaissance vehicles in the area of ​​exercises with Russia The warship is the latest of several

Russia has launched first serial nuclear submarine “Novosibirsk”

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first serial nuclear submarine (nuclear submarine) Novosibirsk, part of the Yasen-M project 885M, was launched at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russian company announced the delivery of four nuclear submarines to the Navy This is stated in the message

China tested a missile capable of reaching anywhere in the United States

BEIJING, (BM) - A submarine of the Navy of the People’s Liberation Army of China has tested a ballistic missile, which can reach anywhere in the United States. This was reported by The Washington Post, citing a source in the Pentagon, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China already has the world’s second-largest aircraft carrier The

Russian company announced the delivery of four nuclear submarines to the Navy

MOSCOW, (BM) - The head of Sevmash (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) Mikhail Budnichenko confirmed the plans of the enterprise in 2020 to transfer four nuclear submarines (NPS) to the Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia plans to test new generation of hypersonic warheads using the Sarmat missile system “In

China already has the world’s second-largest aircraft carrier

BEIJING, (BM) - China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has commissioned its second aircraft carrier into active frontline service - the Type 001A Class warship ‘Shandong.’, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Russia’s Aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” caught fire in Murmansk (video) The commissioning took place 19 months

Russia’s Aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” caught fire in Murmansk (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - A fire occurred during repair work on the aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" in Murmansk, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian website Vzlyad. Read more: Russia’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov has launched Caliber cruise missiles (video) According to preliminary data, the fire arose in the first energy compartment,

Russia plans to start building better landing ships in next months

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Navy is still preparing to implement a large-scale project, begun at one time by Anatoly Serdyukov and frustrated by France: the construction of modern universal landing ships. What will the Russian counterparts of the French Mistrals look like, what capabilities will they have - and what tasks will they solve? Not so

Russia’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov has launched Caliber cruise missiles (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - A video of launch of Caliber cruise missiles from the head frigate of Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov as part of the Thunder 2019 exercise has leaked in the web. Read more: Northern Fleet Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Destroys Enemy with Artillery Fire During an Exercise in the Atlantic What is Caliber cruise missile is? The

Iran’s submarines will be equipped with Jask cruise missiles

TEHRAN, (BM) - Navy chief Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi announced the mass production of the Jask rocket during a visit to an exhibit on Saturday showing some of Tehran’s latest achievements, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Iran Buys Russia’s S-400 Defense Systems, Fighters and Tanks, US Intelligence Said

Capt. Miho Otani became the first woman to take the helm of an Aegis destroyer

KYOTO, (BM) - Capt. Miho Otani on Monday became the first woman to take the helm of an Aegis destroyer, pledging to set an example for other female sailors to follow, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Japan Times. Read more: The Japanese Navy Was Equipped with New Modern and Attacking Submarine “I expect you to pursue our missions

The US Navy Plans to Repair and Upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US Navy plans to repair and upgrade the MK-41 Vertical Launch System, according contract between Lockheed Martin and the US Department of Defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Buys Lightweight Naval Guns for About of $1.02 Billion Work will be performed in Ventura, California (65%); various

India Buys Lightweight Naval Guns for About of $1.02 Billion

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Government of India has requested to buy up to thirteen (13) MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and three thousand five hundred (3,500) D349 Projectile, 5”/54 MK 92 MOD 1 Ammunition, all about $1.02 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Has Paid in Euro to Avoid US Sanctions and Buys S-400

France Sells 20 Military Patrol Boats to Ukraine Totalling €136.5M

PARIS, (BM) - Ukraine strengthens the protection of maritime borders. According to Ukrainian media, the government approved the purchase of twenty patrol ships (boats) of the French company OSEA, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Russia is Training a Missile Attack Over Ukraine and has Tactical Groups to Invade in the

The Construction of Second Batch Frigates for the Pakistani Navy Has Begun

BEIJING, (BM) - Chinese shipyards have begun construction of a second batch of Type 054AP Class frigates for the Pakistani Navy, after the first batch of two warships began construction in early January 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Pakistan to Receive the Second Vessel from Dutch Damen in Mid-2020 A steel cutting

Next Step: Russia Equips Its Own Submarines with Next-gen Nuclear Drones

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Russian Navy is on track to deploy up to 32 of its “Poseidon” thermonuclear drones across four submarines, according to Russian state media, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting National Interest. Citing a military insider source, TASS reported earlier this week that "Two Poseidon-carrying submarines are expected to

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