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  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has awarded QinetiQ a contract under which the company is to lead a new collaborative enterprise that will simplify maritime research and development for the UK defense ministry. Under the Progeny Maritime Research Framework contract, QinetiQ will build and manage a community of innovators who will contribute ideas to […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    QinetiQ has been awarded a contract by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to carry out additional research into generating quality situational awareness to enable the coordination of the defence of a vessel against the surface threat posed by small boats.   Dstl has a developed a proof of concept sensor system for the […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.K. Ministry of Defence has given ASV Global a licence to use its Advanced Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) Capability technology. The contract has been signed through Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer arm of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). The licence is centred on Dstl’s Advanced USV Capability Project, due for completion in late 2017, […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and in partnership with a number of associations and industry bodies, is making funding available through four initiatives each addressing different areas of maritime autonomy.   Autonomy in Maritime Unmanned Vehicles offers the potential to transform the manner in which many activities are […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy and the UK defense ministry have tested an energy storage system capable of providing high-power electrical pulses for future systems under an agreement called Advanced Electric Power and Propulsion Project Arrangement (AEP3). UK’s Defence Equipment & Support office and Dstl joined forces with the US Naval Sea Systems Command’s Electric Ship Office […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    A wargame publisher has been hired to help explore ways the Royal Navy and other UK armed forces services could use games for educational purposes. UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has awarded gaming company Slitherine a two-year contract worth up to £1.5 million to demonstrate the potential of games to enhance training. Traditional […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    British technology company QinetiQ has been contracted by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) of the UK Ministry of Defence to stage a demonstration of unmanned and autonomous systems during the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior event. The demonstration, dubbed Hell Bay 4, will see a variety of unmanned underwater, surface and air vehicles working co-operatively within […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Dragonfire, a consortium contracted to develop a laser directed energy weapon for the Royal Navy, is showcasing a full-size model of the weapon at the DSEI expo in London for the first time ever. In January this year, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), awarded a £30million contract to the Dragonfire consortium, composed of […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Training & Education

    A BAE Systems team from its naval ships and submarines businesses will deliver research in the “sense to decide” (S2D) capability – the ability to gather and process information about the environment to aid battlespace command and control – both above and below water. Known as the Maritime Collaborative Enterprise (MarCE), it will bring together […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    UK’s Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (MAPLE) project is entering phase four after defense contractor Qinetiq signed a £4.5m contract to lead this phase of development. The project is being developed for the defense ministry’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and focuses on development of autonomous maritime systems. In MAPLE phase three, QinetiQ, BAE Systems, SeeByte and […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Data collected by Royal Navy submarines, as part of standard operations, is set to provide clues on Arctic climate change. Little is known about the areas of water underneath the Arctic ice, as sensors are difficult to place for the long-term. Now, UK environmental researchers are to be presented with previously unavailable information, thanks to […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK government is setting aside £30 milion for the development of a laser weapon prototype that is to be developed under the Laser Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) capability demonstrator. After several months of preparations, the UK Ministry of Defense on Wednesday officially awarded the contract to an industry consortium named UK Dragonfire. UK Dragonfire’s goal will be […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy has put the Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST), an unmanned surface vessel (USV) based on the Bladerunner hull shape, on sea trials in the Tidal Thames, September 5. MAST is being developed by Portchester-based ASV Ltd, under research funding from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), providing a testbed to host a range […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll has lent its capabilities to a BAE Systems team trying out their unmanned Pacific 24 sea boat in trials at London’s Docklands. The trials are part of the Royal Navy’s NavyX autonomous hardware accelerator program and will take place over the course of this week. Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll used […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK Ministry of Defense has awarded Qinetiq a  £1m ($1.45m) contract to demonstrate the integration of unmanned systems into Royal Navy operations. Under the contract with the Mine countermeasures and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) team in the MOD’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), QinetiQ will provide a demonstration system to explore the integration of unmanned surface and […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BMT Defence Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has undertaken a major contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).   To enable the MOD to effectively aggregate, communicate and share information that is captured by Military Stabilisation Support Group (MSSG) staff in the field, BMT has developed […]

  • 1 September 2016

    RFA Mounts Bay has assisted in the removal of the last batch of known materials which could be used in the manufacture of chemical weapons from Libya. The UK provided RFA Mounts Bay to support the Danish-led maritime operation, escorting a Danish transport ship through the Mediterranean as it carried the chemicals, the Defence Secretary […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Industry news

    The British Ministry of Defence is looking for ways to strengthen the security of maritime operations so that it can be more effective at combating illegal activities such as gun-running, people-smuggling and piracy. The Royal Navy provides the main defence of the UK’s seas and overseas territories and ensures safe navigation, transport and trade in […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    UK’s BMT Defence Services (BMT) joined forces with the University of Bristol to work on the development of an UAV that would be the first ever to perform a perched landing on a ship’s flight deck. The 18-month research project was delivered as part of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) Autonomous Systems Underpinning Research […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke has tested its ‘soft kill’ systems in a rare series of firings off UK’s South coast. Designed to seduce, distract or confuse an incoming missile, the Sea Gnat and DLF were both used in the practice session – and it was the first time for many of the […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    UK Ministry Of Defence (MOD) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) has ordered a maritime autonomy demonstration system from SeeByte. The demonstration system will consist of UUVs equipped with SeeByte’s SeeTrack Neptune, an open architecture enabling autonomous multivehicle collaboration. The systems will be integrated with the UK’s Maritime Autonomy Framework (MAF) developed under Dstl funding. They enable the UK to develop […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    European researchers, enterprises and academic organizations have completed a long-running study on ways to protect navy ships from corrosion. Dubbed the Corrosion Control for Navy Ships, the European Defence Agency (EDA) led project ran from 2013-2016 and resulted in a number of potential solutions and scientific publications on the corrosion problem. Increasing military requirements combined with […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s unmanned and autonomous systems display exercise Unmanned Warrior 2016 has gotten underway as the teams headed north to Scotland for six weeks of exercises. Over 50 unmanned vehicles from more than 40 suppliers, major international companies and smaller bespoke contractors, academic institutions and research scientists are hitching up their trailers, packing their bags into their 4 […]

  • 12 March 2020

    An initial GBP 1 million (USD 1.3 million) contract has been awarded to Plymouth-based company MSubs Ltd to build a test submarine that will be used to explore the potential capabilities of larger uncrewed underwater vehicles in the future, the UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) said. Measuring about 30 feet in length, this extra-large […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Reservists from HMS King Alfred, the South East’s Royal Navy Reserve Unit, took their bosses on a tour of HMS Dauntless to raise awareness and understanding of the important work that Reservists carry out when at sea in a support capacity. The visit took place during a break in the Type 45 class destroyers […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Training & Education

    A biting wind whistled across Portsmouth Harbour as six Royal Naval Reservists plunged into the dark waters of the diving training lake at the Navy’s Horsea Island training site, swimming across the lake, completing a timed set of circuits and leaping several times from the highest platform (over 30 feet) into the water, clutching their […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Lockheed Martin Australia have signed a new strategic alliance to collaborate on a range of technologies for strengthening defence and national security.   The agreement was signed for DSTO by the Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky and for Lockheed Martin Australia by Chief Executive Raydon Gates. […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Thales Australia have signed a strategic alliance to collaborate on a number of research programs aimed at strengthening Defence capability. The new alliance focuses on research and development of armaments, underwater systems and land systems.  “Defence achieves a strategic technology advantage when DSTO capabilities are complemented by […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      A former AMC student has been awarded a prestigious international prize by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) Tristan Andrewartha graduated from the AMC in 2007 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architect) with 1st class honours. He is now working for leading Danish Naval Architect firm Knud E. Hansen A/S. The Samuel […]