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News - hypersonic

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Destroyers

    Future Destroyers - ASEV [Japan]

    Programme Background Requirements Following the Maya-class destroyers, the JMSDF will not just maintain the destroyer units they operate already but will receive two new destroyer platforms. ...

  • Submarines nuclear, ballistic missile

    Husky Class (Project 545)

    Development of the Husky class was first reported in 2014 following an initial company-funded design project by Malakhit Design Burea based in St. Petersburg. The ...

  • Destroyers

    Type 83 Future Air Defence System (FADS) [UK]

    Programme Background Requirements The Daring-class (Type 45) consists of six ships, although the original plan was to have 12 destroyers. This was cut to eight in ...

  • Frigates

    De Zeven Provinciën-class Replacement [Netherlands]

    Programme Background Replacements The De Zeven Provinciën-class air defence and command platforms, which are in service with the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN), are expected to be ...

  • Frigates

    F124 Frigate Replacement Programme (F127) [Germany]

    Programme Background Requirements The German Navy gave Shephard an update on the programme in October 2021. Germany expects to introduce the next-generation F127 frigate into ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - HALE


    The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) unveiled the near-space hypersonic technology testbed MD-22 at the Zhuhai Airshow in 2022. Capable of speeds of Mach 7, the ...

  • Land: air defence radar

    55Zh6UE NEBO-UE

    The Almaz–Antey 55Zh6UE NEBO-UE  is a VHF mobile, long-range, 3D digital phased array air surveillance radar designed to detect medium targets and large targets such as ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - HALE


    The DART AE is a developmental UAV developed by Hypersonix Launch Systems and Kratos. The hypersonic UAV is being designed as a technology demonstrator for ...

  • Land: air defence radar


    The 59N6-TE is a 3D mobile radar developed and produced by the JSC Federal Research and Production Centre Nizhniy Novgorod Research Institute of Radio Engineering ...

  • Naval guns

    Palma CIWS

    Palma CIWS (Close-In Weapon System) is a Russian-developed system that can protect vessels against anti-ship missiles, anti-radar missiles, guided aerial bombs, aircraft, helicopters and small high-speed ...

  • Destroyers

    Zumwalt Class

    The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class is formed by a series of next-generation multi-role destroyers 21st century. They were designed to host the latest in sensors and weapons ...

  • Destroyers

    Udaloy I Class (Project 1155)

    The Udaloy class destroyers were built in the 1980s for Russia by Zhdanov (now Severnaya Verf) and Yantar shipyards under the Project 1155 programme as specialised anti-submarine ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - HALE

    RQ-4 Global Hawk

    The Global Hawk is a HALE UAV manufactured by General Atomics (GA-ASI).  Primarily designed to carry ISTAR payloads, the platform has accumulated more than 200,000 ...

  • Corvettes

    Gremyashchy Class (Project 20385)

    The Gremyashchy-class (Project 20385) corvette is an advanced variant of the Streregushchy class (Project 20380) designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau for the Russian Federation ...

  • Corvettes

    Tuo Chiang Class

    The Tuo Chiang class is expected to eventually consist of a total of 12 new corvettes for Taiwan's Republic of China Navy (ROCN), built under the ...

  • Destroyers

    Renhai Class (Type 055)

    The Type 055 destroyer, also known as the Renhai-class, is one of the largest class of ships in China’s PLAN. The vessel has been classed ...

  • Cruisers

    Kirov Class (Project 1144)

    Russia’s four Kirov-class (Project 1144) battlecruisers were built in the 1970s under Project 1174 Orlan and are often classed as guided missile cruisers. A class ...

  • Submarines: nuclear, attack


    The USN’s Virginia-class SSNs are the foundation of US naval power. Also known as the SSN 774 class, these boats are replacing the old Los Angeles-class ...

  • Frigates

    Admiral Gorshkov (Project 22350)

    The Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates for the Russian Navy are being built under the long-running Project 22350 programme. It was approved in 2003 for a class ...