MKE (Makine Kimya Endüstri), a Turkish state-owned gun and ammunition manufacturer, unveiled an indigenous 76 mm naval gun and a 20 mm close-in weapon system (CIWS) at IDEF 2021...
Tag Archives : CIWS
24 Aug 2021
The point defense missile systems (PDMS) developed by Turkey's two leading defense companies, Aselsan and Roketsan, were on display at the International Defense Exhibition and Fair (IDEF 21) in Istanbul, which took place between August 17 and 20.
12 Aug 2021
LIG Nex1 has received the highest score in the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)’s preliminary evaluation process for its close-in weapon system (CIWS)-II program, according to the Seoul Economic Daily. This makes it likely that LIG Nex1 will be designated as the preferred bidder for the program.
11 Jun 2021
Hanwha Systems unveiled its design for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)’s new CWIS-II program at MADEX 2021. It claims that the new design will provide a marked improvement over past systems.
11 Jun 2021
Korean company LIG Nex1 unveiled its CIWS-II (close-in weapon system) design during MADEX 2021 naval defense exhibition currently held in Busan. LIG Nex1 is specialized in localized naval assets including sonars, sensors, missiles, and other assets for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN).
14 Apr 2021
Babcock has been awarded a two year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence, for continuation of in-service support to the Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (CIWS).
03 Dec 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Republic of Korea (ROK) of two Phalanx Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS). These will be fitted aboard the ROK Navy's first KDX III Batch II Destroyer.
27 Oct 2020
The RAPIDFire system developed by the consortium formed by Thales and Nexter has been chosen by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) to equip future French Navy...
01 Jun 2020
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has approved the development of a new close in weapon system for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. Known as the CIWS-II program, the new system will defend ROK Navy surface vessels against anti-ship missiles and fast attack craft.
30 Apr 2019
Turkish company ASELSAN has launched its new Close In Weapon System (CIWS) GOKDENIZ at IDEF 2019 in Istanbul today.