Terma Signs Two Naval Contracts in Indonesia

On August 31st, 2021, we have been awarded a contract to supply a third-party Electronic Support Measures (ESM) systems integrated with our C-Flex Patrol for 6 vessels. We will provide an Electronic Warfare (EW) solution that not only gives the Indonesian Navy the ability to capture, compile and utilize EW data across multiple ships, but also brings advantages in many…

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Ultra Awarded $23 Million for Lightweight Torpedoes

Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems (d.b.a Ultra Naval Systems & Sensors), has been awarded a $23,151,045 fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost only modification to previously awarded contract N00024-18-C-6405 to exercise options for the production of MK54 MOD 0 lightweight torpedo (LWT) array kits, associated production support material, spares, and engineering and hardware support services. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. government,…

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France and UAE Conduct ASW Exercise Tiger Eel

On September 19, 2021, crew B of the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Languedoc, deployed in the Indian Ocean since August 2021 as part of Operation AGÉNOR, conducted an anti- -submarine in cooperation with the UAE armed forces off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The Tiger EEL exercise consisted of a shared contact outfit on an underwater target, carried out…

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Communist China ASW Aircraft Enters Taiwanese ADIZ

China’s southwest airspace dynamics Air activities in the southwestern ADIZ of ROC Activities of the People’s Liberation Army of the Communist Party of China: 1. Date Date: August 8, 2021, Republic of China (Sunday morning) 2. Aircraft Type: Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft 1 sortie (One Y-8 ASW) Three, activity summary Activity Area: Activity diagram, photos Flight path as illustrated Fourth, the…

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UK Launches First P-8A MK54 ASW Torpedo

August 6, 2021 – A drogue parachute slows the descent of a Mk54 lightweight torpedo seconds after it was dropped by the new guardians of the UK’s strategic deterrent. A Poseidon P8 from 120 Squadron dropped the practice weapon into the Moray Firth – the last act in a simulated attack on a submarine. It’s the first time the American-built…

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Convict Serves 1000 Hours

HMAS Ballarat’s MH-60R, dubbed ‘Convict’, achieved 1000 flying hours while at sea during Exercise Talisman Sabre off the coast of Queensland. The MH-60R is a submarine hunter and anti-surface warfare helicopter equipped with highly sophisticated combat systems designed to employ Hellfire air-to-surface missiles and the Mark 54 anti-submarine torpedo. Convict, its flight crew and a team of maintainers from No.…

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Thales Selected by Lockheed Martin to Deliver Airborne ASW Sonars to the U.S., Indian, Greek & Danish Navies

April 27, 2021 – hales has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin as a tier-one supplier for the delivery of up to 55 airborne anti-submarine warfare sonars. The ALFS (Airborne Low Frequency Sonar)* dipping sonars will be installed on the MH-60R platform for the U.S. Navy and three navies. Delivery of the first 42 systems will occur over the next…

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