Tenth “SAR Queen” Delivered to Norway

March 17, 2021 – Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Leonardo has successfully delivered the tenth AW101 All-Weather Search and Rescue (AWSAR) helicopter to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security. The remaining six aircraft out of 16 are currently being assembled, integrated and tested at Leonardo’s site in Yeovil, UK. The 330 squadron of the…

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Two Italian Ships Certified by Air-Naval Training Center

March 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – Operations and training The contextuality of the national emergency for COVID-19 did not stop the crews of the Libeccio Frigate and the Foscari Offshore Patrol , which after a period of scheduled maintenance successfully completed the Elementary Internship ; an intensive training period carried out in February under the guidance and supervision of the…

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Intelligence Work at Secret Sites Revealed for First Time

From five unlikely locations across the UK, including a farm-house outside London and a manor on the White Cliffs of Dover, GCHQ carried out top secret operations, including: Identifying and deciphering secret communications between Adolf Hitler and his field marshals; Intercepting a fax for the first time in British intelligence history to help prevent Japanese fighter pilots getting the better…

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New Nulka Contract Targets Future Development

March 16, 2021 – BAE Systems Australia has signed an AU$150 million contract for the continued development, procurement and sustainment of the Nulka system, which will strengthen Australia’s sovereign technical expertise and the skills base that supports it. A world leading sovereign defense capability, Nulka uses a rocket-propelled active missile decoy system to lure incoming missiles away from ships, to…

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COTECMAR Delivers ARC Bahia Solano

March 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – ARC ‘Bahía Solano’ will carry out humanitarian aid operations in coastal and coastal areas, and will provide support for the development of operations aimed at disaster relief and logistical support at the national level. The Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of the Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industry – COTECMAR, began the construction…

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USS Bunker Hill operates with Royal Australian Navy

March 17, 2021 – Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) completed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Anzac (III) (FFH 150) in the Indian Ocean March 10. This exercise is the first time that USS Bunker Hill operated with the Royal Australian Navy during its deployment to the Indo-Pacific. “It was a…

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Next Generation Surface Search Radar Entering Next Phase of US Navy Developmental Testing

March 17, 2021 – Following a $42m award to Ultra in July 2020 to develop and manufacture a new surface fleet radar to replace legacy systems and deliver next generation technologies, the US Navy’s AN/SPS-73(V)18 Next Generation Surface Search Radar (NGSSR) program has now conducted its first phase of developmental testing (DT-1), with the first qualification unit delivered to the…

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KRI Sultan Hasanuddin Trains with FGS Magdeburg

March 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Maritime Task Force (MTF) TNI Konga XXVIII-L / UNIFIL Task Force (Satgas) KRI Sultan Hasanuddin – 366, from the Eskorta Koarmada II Ship Unit, carried out the Miscex-830 Simple Maneuvering Exercise with the German Warship FGS Magdeburg F – 261 when both on patrol in Zone 1 AMO Center, Mediterranean Sea, Lebanese waters,…

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