Babcock International and BAE Systems, have been awarded a five year contract extension to continue in-service support to the Royal Navy’s 4.5 Mk8 Medium Calibre Gun (MCG).
Tag Archives : Naval Gun System
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...
26 Jul 2020
Leonardo showcased five naval systems for their Middle Eastern Virtual Conference Expo. The Italian-based company broadcasted live via virtual streaming in July 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and made the one-hour video available for other viewers via an emailed invitation. Questions were asked at the end of the presentation and those answers are incorporated in the systems’ briefing overview.
27 May 2020
Italian defense company Leonardo has confirmed the selection of its 127mm LW Vulcano naval gun system for the Spanish Navy future F-110 Bonifaz-class Frigates.
21 May 2020
Sailors aboard USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), working with engineers and technicians from Navy Surface Warfare Centers, successfully executed a “structural test fire” of the Mark 46 MOD 2 Gun Weapon System (GWS) on the Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division Sea Test Range, Point Mugu, May 16.
23 Apr 2020
Following their recent selection by the Dutch ministry of defense (MoD) to supply new 127mm naval gun systems for the Royal Netherlands Navy's LCF Frigates, Naval News contacted Leonardo to learn some more details.
21 Apr 2020
The Dutch Defence Material Organisation (DMO) announced that it has selected Italian company Leonardo to supply new 127mm naval gun systems for the Royal Netherlands Navy's four De Zeven Provinciën-class LCF frigates.
13 Sep 2019
At DSEI 2019, MSI-Defence Systems (MSI-DS) launched the latest addition to its SEAHAWK family of gun systems dedicated to the naval field: The SEAHAWK LW30M.
14 May 2019
At IMDEX Asia 2019, Israeli company Rafael is showcasing its Typhoon Mk-30c, the newest member of Rafael’s Typhoon family of stabilized, small caliber naval guns.
02 Apr 2019
Naval News learned during LIMA 2019 that all 6 main guns for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) 6 LCS Frigates have already been produced by BAE Systems Bofors in Sweden. LIMA 2019 was the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition held last week in Malaysia.