Ultra and Mahindra Partner on Indian Navy Contract

Ultra is pleased to announce, in partnership with Mahindra Defence Systems Limited, the award of the Integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare Defence Suite (IADS) program for selected frontline warships of the Indian Navy. The contract is worth approximately £60 million to Ultra. Deliveries are due to commence in 2024 and to be completed by 2030. IADS provides a powerful multi-sensor ASW capability…

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Otvet (Response) ASW Missile System Accepted for Russian Navy Service

The latest Otvet (Response) anti-submarine missile system has been accepted for service in the Russian Navy, a source in the domestic defense industry told TASS on Tuesday. “The Otvet anti-submarine warfare system has been accepted for service with the Russian Navy. It has been serial-supplied to the Navy’s ships for a year already,” the source specified. TASS has no official…

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Multilateral ASW Exercise Sea Dragon 2022

The JMSDF participates in a multilateral anti-submarine warfare exercise “Sea Dragon 2022” which is led by the U.S. Navy in order to strengthen cooperation to realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation with the participants 2. Period January 2-20 3. Exercise Area In the vicinity around…

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DRDO Tests ASW Torpedo Launch System at Wheeler Island

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) developed supersonic missile assisted torpedo system was successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Odisha on December 13, 201. The system is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system. During the mission, full range capability of the missile was successfully demonstrated. The system has been designed to enhance anti-submarine warfare capability far beyond the…

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Japan-U.S. Bilateral Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2021 (IPD21) units conducted a bilateral exercise with the U.S. Navy in order to strengthen the capability of Japan-U.S. Alliance for effective deterrence and response as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To improve interoperability between JMSDF and U.S. Navy 2. Date November 16 3. Exercise Area South China Sea 4. Participating…

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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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