The New Zealand Ministry of Defense signed a contract this month with MBDA to procure the Sea Ceptor shield for the Local Area Air Defense portion of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac Frigate Systems Upgrade project. Sea Ceptor is an active radar system that does not require the dedicated tracker/illuminator radars. The system deploys the Common Anti-air Modular Missile (Camm), which features a minimized footprint, allowing for greater flexibility regarding ship installation ...

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