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  • 11 May 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the sole builder of US Navy aircraft carriers, announced May 10 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is boosting application of 3-D printing in its operations. NNS has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry. […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A 3D printer invention, developed by a team of sailors assigned to the U.S. navy’s Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman’s (CVN 75) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, was sent for production aboard the International Space Station, June 21. The TruClip design was transmitted to the ISS as part of the Capitol Hill Maker Faire, celebrating the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to fine-tune the 3-D printing process, the US Office of Naval Research and Lockheed Martin have teamed up to explore how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee—and optimize—3-D printing of complex parts. As explained by Lockheed, high-value and intricate parts sometimes require constant monitoring by expert specialists to get them right. […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Submarine construction does not necessarily have to be a lengthy and expensive process as the U.S. Navy’s Disruptive Technology Lab has shown creating the military’s first 3D-printed submarine hull. Working with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the U.S. Navy built a SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV)-inspired submarine that cost 90% less and took only days to […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    CODA has demonstrated the recently launched Echoscope4G® Surface during a US Navy training exercise as part of a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) 3D HUD System. The Surface is a real-time 3D sonar and can be used for launch on small rapid response rigid inflatable boats (RIB) and additional inflatable craft used in law enforcement, […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The BAE Systems-developed Artisan 3D radar system has passed its acceptance trials after three years of integration on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates. Artisan 3D has also been fitted on the new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth which is due into Portsmouth later this year. According to BAE Systems, the radar can monitor more than 800 objects […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division announced it has delivered the first 3-D-printed metal part to the US Navy for installation on an aircraft carrier. The milestone was recognized during a brief ceremony on Monday at Naval Station Norfolk. The part was presented to Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, Naval Sea Systems Command’s chief engineer […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems plans to use 3D printers increasingly in manufacturing submarine parts. As informed, the corresponding quality and safety approvals have already been granted. Through the acquisition of the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing (in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhein-Westphalia), the required technology and expertise will now come to […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy has made a 3D animation of the remains of one of the ‘forgotten ships’, as the Royal Navy called it, sunk during the Battle of Jutland May 31, 1916. This is the armoured cruiser HMS Defence, blown up a little after 6pm on May 31 with the loss of every soul aboard […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    German submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has been cleared to introduce additive manufacturing to submarine construction after obtaining necessary approvals from classification society DNV GL. The company said that, as it works with international customers on the integration of additive manufactured parts on ships and submarines, it had a need for parts with acceptance test […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s new fleet tanker will be equipped with the FarSounder-1000 forward-looking sonar, the sonar manufacturer has announced. The company said the crew of New Zealand Navy’s biggest ship ever would benefit from real-time 3D data on what is ahead as the tanker navigates the seas. Construction on future HMNZS Aotearoa officially started […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced on Thursday it approved the first metal part created by additive manufacturing (AM) for shipboard installation. A prototype drain strainer orifice (DSO) assembly will be installed on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in fiscal year 2019 for a one-year test and evaluation trial. The DSO assembly is […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The 3D printers are used for printing tools and testing of all kinds of machines, nevertheless BAE Systems has made 3D parts for military uses.   The company’s engineers have created and flown a 3D printed camera bracket part for the first time aboard a Tornado fighter jet, which was launched from BAE’s airfield at […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Office of Naval Research has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a $2.6 million two-year contract to supply technology solutions that will ensure the manufacturability of metallic parts from additive manufacturing (AM) machines. The contract, awarded through the Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing (Quality MADE) program, could move the US Navy closer to being able […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy’s Survey Motor Launch HMAS Mermaid was recently conducting hydrographic survey work in Far North Queensland, Australia and visited the wreck of HMAS Warrnambol (I). The Bathurst class minesweeper was clearing a mine-field in the Great Barrier Reef when on September 13, 1947 she struck a live mine and slowly sank. After resting on the seabed […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    HMS Falmouth, a Royal Navy warship sunk by German U-boats, has been recreated in its final resting place through the use of underwater surveying and digital 3D modelling. The Battle of Jutland ship was sunk off the Yorkshire Coast on August 20, 1916. According to Historic England, the public body that performed the survey to mark […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Headlines exclaim how 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has changed the way products are envisioned and created on a global scale. But what someone might not know is how additive manufacturing is helping Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) innovate and improve its ability to support the U.S. Navy.   Opportunities to utilize this pioneering […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems, the company in charge of the training programme for the Royal Navy’s new class of aircraft carriers, has contracted BMT Defence Services to deliver a new 3D training system for the ships. BMT said it would utilise its existing training solution, Engage, to develop a 3D walkthrough training system that will support teams working with the Queen […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A team of engineers from Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock recently completed a 3-D computer animation model of the interior of Virginia-class submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) to help emergency response personnel navigate the ship during a flood or fire.   Training exercises revealed the difficulty emergency personnel face […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Navy has begun outfitting its warships with the ARTISAN (Advanced Radar Target Indication Situational Awareness and Navigation) 3D radar, which is five times more efficient than any radar currently in use with the Navy. A radar system so sophisticated it can detect a tennis ball-sized object traveling at three times the speed of […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Sailors will be able to use 3-D avatars to train on ships that are currently under construction thanks to cutting edge simulation technology being used in Australia. Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare visited KBR in Canberra to see first hand a demonstration of the virtual Landing Helicopter Dock Ship (LHD), created using CryEngine® […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Research & Development, Training & Education

      A New Zealand Navy vessel has captured 3D sonar images of World War II wrecks off the coast of Papua New Guinea.   (nzherald) [mappress] Source: nzherald, October 21, 2011

  • 24 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    German defence and security electronics company Hensoldt has been contracted to equip the Norwegin Coast Guard’s new Project P6615 Arctic Coast Guard vessels with its TRS-3D naval radar and MSSR 2000 I IFF System. The TRS-3D and IFF Systems are currently in operation onboard the three Nordkapp-class offshore patrol vessels. As explained by the company, […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, will equip the new Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Finnish Border Guard with its proven TRS-3D naval radar. The STX Shipyard in Rauma/Finland has awarded Cassidian a contract to deliver the radar by mid-2013 for integration into the new ship. “To provide reliable surveillance data during the […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin has contracted Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security to deliver the TRS-3D Baseline D multi-mode radar for the U.S. Coast Guard’s ninth National Security Cutter (NSC). The TRS-3D Baseline D, designated AN/SPS-75, utilizes gallium nitride (GaN) technology to deliver traditional TRS-3D robust performance while improving reliability and options for future development. Airbus TRS-3D radars have […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Airbus Defense and Space, Inc., has installed and put into operation the third TRS-3D naval radar for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program through its agreement with LCS prime contractor, Lockheed Martin. The radar has been integrated on the third “Freedom” variant of the new Littoral Combat Ships, “Milwaukee” (LCS 5). In total, […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has concluded its large tactical exercise off the Norwegian coast. All the data collected during the tactical training was used to make 3D reconstructions. This technology makes it possible to analyze the exercise extremely accurately.   The exercise saw the Navy test various types of weapons, which were fired from the […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Portsmouth-based HMS Iron Duke has returned to sea after a 16-month upgrade and now boasts one of the world’s most advanced radar systems. The Type 23 frigate is the first Royal Navy ship to be fitted with Artisan – a 3D radar 5 times better than the old version it replaces. Iron Duke left Portsmouth […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Conservators and scientists from Naval History and Heritage Command’s Underwater Archeology Branch (UAB) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) collaborated to begin a three dimensional laser scanning of the Howell Torpedo, April 30.   “The torpedo was lost in 1899 during a training exercise on board USS Iowa and recovered in May 2013 […]