The Royal Australian Navy’s three Hobart-class destroyers are set to undergo an Aegis combat system upgrade which will increase the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) air and missile defence capability.
Tag Archives : AEGIS
25 Aug 2020
Royal Australian Navy's first frigate to complete the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade, HMAS Arunta, has successfully fired surface-to-air missiles at Exercise Rim of the Pacific in Hawaii.
22 Jul 2020
Following the recent stop to the Aegis Ashore missile defense system deployment in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzō Abe's party is looking at possible alternatives. Options include additional Aegis destroyers, armed mega floats and even offensive conventional strike capability. Yoshihiro Inaba has the details and explains why the third option would be a major change for Japan's defense policy.
18 Jun 2020
The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD) announced this week its intention to halt deployment of the Aegis Ashore missile defense system citing difficulties in ensuring that rocket boosters from the interceptors do not fall in populated areas. The real reason may actually have to do with the radar system, namely SPY-6 and SPY-7. Yoshihiro Inaba has the story.
27 Apr 2020
The U.S. Navy, on behalf of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer Spain, has awarded Lockheed Martin a $519.1 million contract to support AEGIS and SPY-7 systems for the future F-110 frigates of the Spanish Navy.
02 Mar 2020
BAE Systems Inc. was awarded a five-year $188.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy’s AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) organization with critical large-scale system engineering, integration, and testing expertise for the AEGIS Weapons and Combat Systems aboard U.S. Navy surface combatant ships.
11 Oct 2019
Lockheed Martin is moving forward with Aegis combat management system integration on the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) future SEA 5000 Hunter-class frigates, Naval News learned during Pacific 2019.
31 Aug 2019
Lockheed Martin won a $326,998,037 missile defense agency (MDA) contract to design, develop, integrate, test and certify the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 6.0 capability.
17 Jul 2019
Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) today launched the second Maya-class guided missile destroyer for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). The vessel is named "Haguro"
12 Jun 2019
According to pictures released on social media, the Japans Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) JS Maya AEGIS destroyer left Yokohama today for its initial sea trials.