The Rise of Australia’s Prize Defense Export

Some of the world’s largest warships are protected from missile attack by Nulka, an Australian-designed rocket that pretends to be a ship. Its developers struggled for decades bring their ideas to fruition, until the sinking of the British guided missile destroyer HMS Sheffield in the Falklands War helped change military thinking. On May 4, 1982, the guided-missile destroyer HMS Sheffield,…

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Serco to Deliver US Navy Ship Modernization Services

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, engineering, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to continue to provide installation support for Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) on U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard and Foreign Military Sales vessels. This contract, awarded by Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian…

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DSCA Approves MK 15 MOD 25 Phalanx for ROK Navy

December 1, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea of two (2) MK 15 MOD 25 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) Block 1B Baseline 2 (IB2) systems and related equipment for an estimated cost of $39 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying…

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