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  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver departed Pearl Harbour August 18 and will now conduct operations in the Asia-Pacific after participating in the Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise. According to the Canadian Navy, the frigate’s activities will include participating in Exercise Kakadu, a joint, biennial exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Navy, […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chilean resupply ship Almirante Montt arrived at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt April 4 as part of the short-term Mutual Logistic Support Arrangement between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Chilean Navy. The vessel will sail with the Canadian Pacific Fleet from April to June, participating in exercises that will provide sailors with essential operational […]

  • 26 January 2018

    The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded engineering and IT company Engineering Services Network a $39.5 million contract for deliveries of combat system sequencing systems. Under the contract, ESN will be responsible for development, modification, validation and delivery of Combat Systems Operational Sequencing System (CSOSS) for all shipboard sensors, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French ECA Group has teamed with Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS) to prepare its IT180 VTOL drone for integration on ships. The two companies already collaborated with the IT180 at the end of May 2017. ECA Group participated in the second edition of “Naval Innovation Days” in Ollioules (South of France), an event organized by DCNS […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Forces Southern Luzon participated in the two day Underwater Clean up to save the reefs of the coastal areas off Albay Gulf, accumulating destructive species like crown of thorns (Cots), a breed of starfish that destroys corals and other waste last 26 -27 June 2013 in celebration of Environmental Month. Using Bamboo sticks and […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    French autonomous systems developer ECA Group announced its participation in the EU-led autonomous systems integration project OCEAN2020. With Italy’s Leonardo at the helm, ECA Group will join partners from 15 European countries to work on the first cross-European military research program to-date. OCEAN2020 will examine the integration of unmanned platforms of different types (fixed wing, rotary […]

  • 6 March 2017

    The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter, Kimball (WMSL 756), in a ceremony on March 4. The Huntington Ingalls-built ship is named in honor of Sumner I. Kimball, who organized and directed the U.S. Life-Saving Service and was a pioneer in organizing all of the different facilities associated with the service into […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The French Navy’s six A9-M autonomous underwater vehicles are set to receive upgraded long range communication equipment after thee years of operational service. The AUVs were delivered to the French Navy’s mine disposal divers (GPD) of Toulon and Brest by defense technology company ECA Group in 2013. The vehicles can be deployed from different platforms (RHIB, larger vessel) […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French company ECA Group recently demonstrated its unmanned solution for port and coastal protection in the Toulon area, south of France. The mobile system is based on several robotic systems, a USV Inspector Mk2 and a UAV IT180-60, controlled and supervised from a centralized Command and Control center based onshore. This system can be used for homeland […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    French autonomous systems specialist ECA Group joined forces with maritime solution provider MAURIC to design a patrol vessel-sized ship specialized for carrying and deploying mine countermeasure autonomous vessel of all sizes. The design is named Octopoda and comes in two ranges, a 30-meter Octopoda 300 and a larger, 50-meter Octopoda 500. Integrated with UMIS system […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Equipment & technology

    ECA Group has released a new INSPECTOR 120 unmanned surface vehicle (USV) as a part of its robotic and autonomous systems portfolio for naval applications. As explained by the company, the 12-meter USV has been developed to automatically deploy the ECA Group unmanned systems (UUVs) such as autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) A18-M, towed sonars T18-M, […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indonesian Navy has recently deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with an aerial magnetic range to determine a ship’s magnetic signature. According to UAV manufacturer ECA Group, this is the first time a navy has used a drone to assess a vessel’s vulnerability to underwater mines and other threats. The French company’s STERNA UAV was deployed […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French defense and security company ECA Group recently demonstrated their autonomous underwater vehicle in the harbor of Brest, France. The A27-M AUV, as the vessel is named, was demonstrated to a number of French and foreign naval officials including representatives of OCCAR. ECA Group displayed the efficiency of the AUV and its mission management software suite in mine […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Three out of four Royal Canadian Navy vessels will receive a final salute from their current and former sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen on their respective coasts this spring and summer. On September 19, 2014, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), announced the retirement of four ships that had reached the […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Defence Minister Jason Kenney visited with the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Pacific Fleet in Esquimalt, B.C., today in his first official visit with the RCN since his appointment. During the visit, Minister Kenney met with senior RCN leaders, including Commodore Bob Auchterlonie, Commander of Canadian Fleet Pacific, and was provided with a tour of Her […]

  • 18 October 2013

    The Hon. Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, announced the retirement of noted businesswoman and philanthropist Sonja Bata yesterday, the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) longest-serving Honorary Naval Captain, after 24 years of service. “Honorary Captains act as a bridge between military and civilian communities, and help strengthen the navy’s ties to diverse areas of Canadian […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), an engineering and technology solutions company that provides services to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies, has won $3.5 million in new task orders from the U.S. Navy to conduct combat systems engineering and systems integration. The awards to ESN include a follow-on task order by the Naval […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    As the Royal Canadian Navy undergoes its most extensive peacetime modernization in history, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), announced September 19 the upcoming retirement of four ships that have reached the end of their operational lives.   The ships are Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Protecteur and Preserver, two Protecteur-class […]

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

    French unmanned systems manufacturer ECA Group announced that the unmanned mine counter measure integrated system (UMIS) it delivered to Kazakh Navy passed sea acceptance trials. The system was delivered and installed onboard the Kazakh Navy 10750E-class mine countermeasure vessel. Built by the Russian shipyard SNSZ in St Petersburg, this first mine hunter has reached Aktau, Kazakhstan, […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Espadon, a French mine warfare demonstration program which brought together DCNS, Thales, and ECA Group, resulted in the development of a system that enables the world’s first AUV launch and recovery from a USV, ECA Group said. Completed in May, 2016, the Espadon program was a component of the French MoD overarching Système de Lutte Anti-Mines Futur (SLAMF, future mine […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada’s government has awarded an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax-class of frigates.

  • 17 May 2018

    The Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract related to the overhaul of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarine. As announced by the French company, the contract is for the delivery of 16 units of static converters to be fitted on the vessels. The static converters are a suitable […]

  • 22 October 2014

    Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), yesterday announced the adoption of a stylized flying Canadian Naval Ensign as the new visual identifier for the RCN. The new Canadian Naval Ensign identifier is a simple, yet powerful symbol of our proud institution. It embodies the strong commitment of our men and women who […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French autonomous systems developer ECA Group recently unveiled and demonstrated its new mid-sized mine counter measure autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), the A18-M. A live demonstration of the company’s new AUV family member took place off Toulon, Southern France, on February 16. According to the company, the AUV is capable of mine detection and classification in water […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Government of Canada has awarded a performance-based contract for the full construction of two Royal Canadian Navy’s joint support ships (JSS) to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards.

  • 3 July 2020

    Amid the coronavirus crisis, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams representing the Naval Group-ECA Group consortium.

  • 13 September 2017

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) announced it is renaming its future auxiliary, oiler and replenishment (AOR) vessels – the Joint Support Ships (JSS) – to honor the names of former RCN ships serving in this role. Initially named as Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Queenston and HMCS Chateauguay (in recognition of the significant battles of […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has awarded MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) a CA$9 million contract to continue work on software solutions for the department’s naval operations. The contract includes a base value of CA$5.3 million over three years and two additional one year options, each valued at approximately CA$1.8 million. Under this contract, MDA will continue the iterative […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The French Ministry of Armed Forces has awarded ECA Group a new five-year contract for the supply of consumables for the French Navy’s PAP demining remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).  According to the company, the contract will amount to over €4 million up to a maximum of €8 million depending on utilization frequency. In 1977, ECA Group […]