The Navy completed a series of tests of a new long-range torpedo system set to enter service in the IDF’s submarine fleet. “The new torpedo preserves Israel’s freedom of action and the secrecy of its submarines which are an indispensable strategic tool for state security,” a senior IDF officer said
In the first part of the training, an aircraft that simulated a missile threat on a gas rig was intercepted by Barak-8 naval air defense system. In the second scenario, a naval target simulating an enemy ship was destroyed by naval cruise missiles launched from INS Lahav and INS Kidon
Elbit Systems’ subsidiary in Canada, GeoSpectrum Technologies, was awarded a contract to deliver a full end-to-end Underwater Sound Source System (USSS) and software package to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. The systems will be supplied by the end of 2018
Amid rising tensions with Russia, the Pentagon has launched a new naval command to bolster the US and NATO presence in the northern Atlantic Ocean, and the US Navy has re-established its Second Fleet command
The IDF Navy is developing network-centric connectivity throughout the spectrum: from the depths of the sea through the ground to the air. "A submarine commander will be able to communicate with the commander of a ground force before and during a combined operation, and both will be able to direct the pilot of an F-15 fighter to his targets"