Weapons

Aegis combat system to be upgraded

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Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has secured a US$37.5 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to a previously awarded contract for additional Aegis combat system support for...

Malacca Strait mine force needed

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By Greg Mapson* For the best part of 50 years, NATO has maintained a standing force of mine countermeasure vessels at the ready to respond...

A new risk model for mine counter operations

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Copyright © 2020, Proceedings magazine, U.S. Naval Institute, reprinted with permission. www.usni.org By Captain Scott Craig, Royal Australian Navy* Marine warfare is often the “wicked problem”...

Autonomous systems: warship, torpedo or naval mine?

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Naval industries are edging closer to the development of unmanned maritime platforms with lethal autonomous capability—lethal autonomous maritime systems (LAMS). The emergence of LAMS...

Japan’s new hypervelocity missile

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It travels toward its target faster than five times the speed of sound, making course corrections nearly impossible to track, and carries...

Looming threat of sea mines

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By Greg Mapson In mid-2018, the Chinese navy conducted one of the largest mine warfare...

Covid-19 RN choppers as air ambulances

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Royal Navy helicopters are to be used as air ambulances for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic, Forces Net reports. Three...