Category: Notizie Estero

Israel Shipyards to Supply Two OPVs to an African Navy

Israel Shipyards to Supply Two OPVs to an African Navy

Israel Shipyards ‒ one of the largest privately owned shipbuilding and repair facilities in the Eastern Mediterranean ‒ announces an agreement with an African navy for the supply of two OPV 45 offshore patrol vessels. The vessels were designed for a wide range of missions, including protection again…
Saab Receives Swedish Order for Torpedo 62 Life Extension

Saab Receives Swedish Order for Torpedo 62 Life Extension

Saab has received a first order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the life extension of the heavyweight torpedo system. The order value is approximately 485 MSEK and deliveries will take place during 2020-2024.

The order is part of a life extension programme for the heavy…

HMS Defender Working Up for Deployment with Carrier Group

HMS Defender Working Up for Deployment with Carrier Group

After 222 days in the Gulf escorting merchant shipping and safeguarding UK interests in the Middle East it has been back to basics for the crew of HMS Defender as she prepares for future carrier strike operations.

The destroyer has been on her second set of trials and training following post-depl…

Watchdog Details Growing Role of Pentagon Contractors

Watchdog Details Growing Role of Pentagon Contractors

WAR, INC. 1.0: Commerce is booming, just like bombs.

Last year, there were 53,000 U.S. contractors working for the Pentagon in the Middle East, 50% more than the 35,000 U.S. troops they were there to support. That shift to contractors—there was a 1-to-1 ratio in Iraq at the height of that …

Belgium Leads European Study into Swarming Robots

Belgium Leads European Study into Swarming Robots

The Royal Military College (École Royale Militaire, ERM) is part of a consortium called iMUGS (integrated Modular Unmanned Ground System), made up of several large defense, communications and cybersecurity companies as well as high-tech SMEs.

This consortium received € 30.6 million from the Euro…