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British Submarines to be Outfit with New Strategic Weapon Fire Control Subsystem

LONDON, (BM) - General Dynamics has been awarded a $64,8M cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Strategic Weapon System Fire Control Subsystem hardware, associated deliverables, and spares for production efforts supporting the second hull of the United Kingdom (U.K.) Dreadnought Class ballistic missile submarines, nuclear, recently named as HMS

The Russian Navy Will Receive Six Submarines, Including Four Nuclear-Powered Subs

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Navy will receive six submarines, including four nuclear-powered subs in 2020 for the first time over the past 28 years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia Is Starting a Project on 5th-Generation Submarine Production Last time, the Russian Navy received the same number

Bulgarian Replacement of Navy Ships will Be a Costly and Timely Challenge

SOFIA, (BM) - Replacing legacy and obsolete vessels with modern, multirole Western made platforms will be a costly and timely challenge, which Bulgarian Government can no longer dither over. Unfortunately the modernisation process has consistently been mismanaged by decision-makers in Sofia prone to changing their procurement goals and

The Indonesian Navy Updates Its Naval Gun System with Bofors 57 Mk3 by BAE Systems

JAKARTA, (BM) - The Indonesian Navy has selected BAE Systems’ Bofors 57 Mk3 naval gun system for the country’s KCR-60 fast-attack vessel program, learned BulagrianMilitary.com. The initial contracts with government-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia include four 57 Mk3 gun systems. Read more: Indonesia Expects the Supplies of Russian Su-35

Lockheed is the Next Ship Self Defense System Combat System Engineering Agent

MOORESTOWN, (BM) - The U.S. Navy selected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as the next Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) Combat System Engineering Agent (CSEA), learned BulgaianMilitary.com. Read more: Lockheed Martin Will Continue to Provide the US Navy with Electronic Warfare Systems SSDS is a Combat Direction System that provides capability

USS Washington Submarine Will Be Repaired by General Dynamics Totaling $15 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - General Dynamics has been awarded $15,200,000 for delivery order N62789-19-F-0019 under previously awarded, multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the planning, material procurement, and repair work for USS Washington (SSN 787), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Work will be performed in Groton,

The German Navy’s K130 Corvettes Receiving TRS-4D Rotator Naval Radar

ULM, (BM) - The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is equipping the second batch of the German Navy’s K130 corvettes with its TRS-4D Rotator naval radar and its MSSR 2000 ID friend-or-foe identification system (IFF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, acoording company statement. Read more: 17 of 20 ASR Radar Systems by Hensoldt in Total Have Been

The Last of Four New-Gen Tankers RFA Tideforce Was Welcomed Into the UK Navy

LONDON, (BM) - The last of four new-gen tankers RFA Tideforce was welcomed into the UK Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according UK MoD statement. After receiving military equipment – communications and IT systems, defensive weaponry – fitted in Falmouth to turn a tanker into a naval tanker and extensive trials, Tideforce recently arrived

Egypt Pays $554M to Material and Labor Services in Support Its Navy Ships

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of Follow-On Technical Support (FOTS) for various ships for an estimated cost of $554 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Egypt Will Buy Six Frigates from Germany at a Total Value of 2.3 Billion Euros The

Israeli Navy Received INS Magen – Next-Generation SA’AR-6 Class Missile Corvette

JERUSALEM, (BM) - On May 23, 2019, the world’s most modern corvette was named INS Magen at a ceremony in Kiel, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This marks another important milestone in the ongoing program of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems as General Contractor to build four next-generation SA’AR-6 class missile corvettes for the Israeli Navy.

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