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  • 10 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer AeroVironment a $2.5 million contract for further work on the US Navy’s small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) program. The contract follows the first successful launch of a Blackwing UAV from a submerged position and will see the company deliver multiple Blackwing vehicles, sensor payloads and refurbishment kits. […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected AeroVironment, Inc. to provide its expertise in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) toward the development of a new category of this technology. AeroVironment will work as the prime contractor with DARPA on the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node (TERN) Program to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) UAS […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The German Navy has ordered three Puma maritime unmanned aircraft vehicles from US-based unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer AeroVironment. As announced by ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH, a German system and software company which was chosen as the main contractor for the unmanned aircraft systems acquisition, the Puma UAS which will be fielded by the German Navy will include […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Unmanned Aircraft Systems manufacturer AeroVironment announced the US Navy has recently tested and deployed the company’s RQ-20B Puma small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) aboard a Flight I Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. According to the company, some of the exercises included the use of AeroVironment’s fully autonomous system to recover the aircraft aboard a ship. Following completion of a […]

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

    The U.S. Navy is looking to deploy a small, tube-launched unmanned aircraft system that deploys from under the surface of the sea, on manned submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles. The system is named Blackwing™ and is being developed by the American technology company AeroVironment. AeroVironment developed the Blackwing system as part of a 2013 Navy and United […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    American technology company AeroVironment announced it has demonstrated its Puma-Switchblade combination of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in an automated sensor-to-shooter (S2S) configuration from a US Navy coastal riverine craft. The UAV pair combines the existing RQ-20B Puma Block 2 small UAS with the new Mantis i45 sensor gimbal combined with automatic coordinate transmission to the […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Swiss-Swedish company UMS Skeldar has been contracted to deliver a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to the German Navy. According to the German website Augen Geradeaus !, the contract between the German defense procurement agency BAAINBw and the Saab subsidiary was signed on August 3. The VTOL system with two […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Looking to boost the company’s maritime know-how, Lockheed Martin Ventures has made an investment in the developer of the Submaran unmanned maritime vehicle – Ocean Aero. Lockheed Martin Ventures is Ocean Aero’s second significant investor, joining marine instrumentation leader Teledyne Technologies, which has invested in Ocean Aero since 2014. “Ocean Aero represents the next generation […]

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

    Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) hired CybAero to conduct test and demonstration flights from Sweden’s world-leading Visby class corvette in Q3, 2015. Sweden-based CybAero was chosen ahead of other international competitors. It is estimated that the flights, which will employ CybAero’s APID helicopter systems, are to be conducted by the Swedish Armed Forces over Swedish […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from 13 nations are taking part in the French-hosted exercise Brilliant Mariner which kicked off September 29. The exercise is attended by Standing NATO Maritime Groups one and two and the Standing Mine Countermeasure Group 2 in addition to the French Aero-Naval Rapid Reaction Force (FRMARFOR) Brilliant Mariner is a Non-Article 5 crisis response […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

    EMS Defense & Space, a division of aero connectivity and mobile resource management leader, EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), today announced a contract with Lockheed Martin to develop a radio frequency seeker antenna for the U.S. Navy’s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Industry news

    CTRM Aero Composites Sdn Bhd has been encouraged and supported as an internationally recognized expert in composites research and technology by Indonesia-based North Sea Boats (NSB). In cooperative interaction with NSB, they develop, manufacture, market, sell and service advanced technology composites marine vessels. NSB managing director John Ivar Allan Lundin stated that the vessels are […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships, submarines and aircraft from the navies of Greece and Egypt started training activities as part of the bilateral exercise Medusa 1/2017. The aero-nautical exercise runs from July 30 to August 3 and is being held in the Mediterranean Sea in waters north of Cairo, as well as in Alexandria Naval Base and Jinklees Air Base. […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      ZTEC Instruments today announced that Lockheed Martin and Textron Systems AAI Corp selected the ZT4628 oscilloscope and ZT8442 RF/IF digitizerrespectively for the US Navy’s electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) to test military aircraft on naval aircraft carriers and shore-based depots. Under the eCASS program, the Navy will replace approximately 600 ship- and land-based […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Pakistan Navy has received its first converted ATR-72 maritime patrol aircraft, Aerodata – a company involved in the process – announced earlier this month. According to the company, the aircraft was delivered in the second quarter of 2018 after intensive ground and flight tests. The aircraft are being converted by Rheinland Air Service (RAS) under a contract from […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to supply the MT30 gas turbine packages for the first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the Royal Navy. The Company will now begin manufacture of the gas turbines and the surrounding steel packages for the ships, which are to be built by prime contractor BAE Systems. Rolls-Royce has also […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy is preparing for the coming bushfire season with MRH90 helicopters and crews are currently training to use the underslung ‘Bambi bucket’ for water bombing operations. The bucket can be filled in seconds with up to 1,590 litres of water and can deliver water to fire flashpoints with pin point accuracy. Commander […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Industry news

    Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon program will enter full production, following a $2.4 billion contract award from the U.S. Navy for 16 additional aircraft that will bolster maritime patrol capabilities.   The order, which will take the total fleet to 53, marks a transition from preliminary low-rate production. Boeing has delivered 13 P-8As to the Navy, which […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    In the frame of the OPV L’Adroit’s stopovers conducted by the French Navy in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Senegal in May and June this year, DCNS successfully conducted three demonstrations of its POLARIS® mission system, in conjunction with the interoperable NIDL® tactical data link solution. These tests took place in the coastal waters of the […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ‘Juan Carlos I’ has been presented with the Battle Ensign in Cádiz by Spain’s Queen Sofia, the sponsor of the LDH. The ceremony was attended by military and civilian authorities, among them Spanish Minister of Defense, Pedro Morenés, the Chief of Naval Staff (AJEMA), Admiral Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, and the President of […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has this week successfully completed the installation of the first MT30 gas turbine into the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, at Babcock’s Rosyth shipyard in Scotland. The MT30, at 36 megawatts (around 50,000 horsepower), is the world’s most powerful marine gas turbine. Two MT30s will be […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s recently-commissioned destroyer HMAS Hobart recently added an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter to the list of her capabilities, certifying its deck for helicopter handling. The deck handling trial took place at the Oiler Wharf, Garden Island, Sydney, on November 7. At the center of the undertaking was Australian Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance And Flight […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Industry news

    Boeing has delivered the 13th production P-8A Poseidon ahead of schedule to the U.S. Navy, marking a perfect on-time record for the year. The aircraft’s arrival at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., on Dec. 4 follows the Navy’s announcement of initial operational capability and first P-8A deployment last week. The versatile maritime patrol aircraft, based […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet ceremoniously disembarked the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) for the final time during the ship’s decommissioning ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, March 31. USS Peleliu, or the “Iron Nickel”, was named after the Battle of Peleliu which took place from Sept. 15 to Nov. 27, 1944 in which 1,256 Marines […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer UMS SKELDAR has unveiled an improved unmanned helicopter at the Farnborough Airshow. With a focus on maritime and naval applications, the new SKELDAR V-200B is a modification of the company’s mid-sized heavy fuel engine VTOL. The SKELDAR V-200B completed its trials earlier in 2018, following an intensive modification audit, based on in-theatre […]

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

    Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force’s rescue mission.   The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Researchers have located the wreck of an Australian freighter sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II, 77 years after it was lost. The lost ship was located by maritime archaeologists using CSIRO research vessel Investigator. The SS Iron Crown, a 100-meter long ore freighter, was sunk by a Japanese submarine on June 4, […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    Rear Admiral Srinivas Kanugo assumed office as the first Flag Officer in the newly created post of Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air Materiel) [ACNS(AM)] at the Integrated Headquarters of the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD), Department of Navy, on 17 July 2013.  The post has been created as the single point of responsibility for […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Iron Duke is scheduled to visit Hull on Thursday for a four-day visit as part of the city’s year as UK capital of culture. The City of Culture award is given every four years to a city that demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture. The city of Hull […]