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Pakistan to Receive the Second Vessel from Dutch Damen in Mid-2020

ISLAMABAD, (BM) - Dutch shipbuilder Damen has launched the second of two 2,300-ton corvettes on order for the Pakistan Navy (PN) at its facilities in Galati, Romania, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Pakistan Increased Its Defence Budget with 1,3% to $7,6 Billion in 2019-20 The PN announced on its

Navantia Unveils Its Latest Military and Defence Shipbuilding Innovations

LONDON, (BM) - Navantia will be displaying its latest shipbuilding innovations, and providing details of some of the most significant projects that the company is involved with, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. These include: The recently signed contract for the next generation Spanish frigate, F-110; the S-80 AIP

Raytheon Has Been Awarded a $349M Contract for New Tomahawk Cruise Missile System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $349,014,465 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for Phase 2 of the Maritime Strike Tomahawk Rapid Deployment Capability for completion of the Phase 1 design and integration efforts as well as test and evaluation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense 350 U.S. Work will be

Republic of Korea Buys MK 54 All Up Round Lightweight Torpedoes

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea of thirty-one (31) MK 54 All Up Round lightweight torpedoes with support for an estimated cost of $72 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: South Korea Buys MH-60R Seahawk Multimission Naval

Japan Spends $3.3B for Ship Missile System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Japan of up to seventy-three (73) Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA with support for an estimated cost of $3.295 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Second Maya-class Destroyer for the Japan Maritime

The U.S. Warships Get Germany TRS-40 Radars by Hensoldt

BERLIN, (BM) - Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has successfully installed the first two of its TRS-4D naval radars aboard the U.S. Navy’s “Freedom” Variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: The U.S. Navy Will Have a New Missile Guidance System After passing acceptance

The U.S. Navy Will Have a New Missile Guidance System

TUCSON, (BM) - The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles featuring a new guidance system with a dual mode active and semi-active radar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: The U.S. Navy Completed the First System-Level Tests of Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar

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,

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