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  • 14 September 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British navigation and surveillance company Kelvin Hughes on Thursday announced it has been selected to deliver its navigation equipment for the largest Royal New Zealand Navy ship currently under construction in South Korea. Under a contract awarded by shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries, Kelvin Hughes will supply its integrated navigation bridge system (INBS) for future HMNZS Aotearoa. Aotearoa […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Approximately 60 Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, submarines and shore facilities will be fitted with Kelvin Hughes’ SharpEye™ radars. The company said it would supply the radars in association with Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems UK who have signed a £44 million contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD). The systems will be fitted on Royal Navy’s […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency’s six new coastal patrol vessels, to be built by Destini Shipbuilding, will be featuring Kelvin Hughes radars. According to Kelvin Hughes, the vessels will be equipped with a widescreen navigation radar display along with the new type-approved 12kW X-Band radar and an S-Band SharpEye™ radar. Equipment for the first two ships was delivered earlier […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    UK-based Kelvin Hughes is to supply its SharpEye S-band radar together with its new 12kW radar for 17 patrol boats currently being built at ARES Shipyard, Turkey for Qatar’s Coast and Borders Security Department. All the electronic equipment for the vessels, which include 24m, 34.5m and 48m versions of the ARES Shipyard’s Hercules series boats, […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    German defense contractor and sensor manufacturer Hensoldt is to acquire UK radar specialist Kelvin Hughes after owner ECI Partners agreed to sell its investment in the company. The announcement follows Hensoldt’s acquisition of EuroAvionics in May this year. Hensoldt is a new company, spun off from Airbus Group in 2017, specializing in sensor systems.  Its flagship product is […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Kelvin Hughes Surveillance has secured an agreement to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) and helicopter control radars for four fleet tankers being built for the UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA). The ships are the first phase of the UK MOD’s Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) programme, commissioned to maintain the Royal Navy’s ability to […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Leading electronics provider Kelvin Hughes has appointed global defence prime contractor Austal to lead its defence, border protection and paramilitary sales and support activities in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement will enable both companies to best support customers in Australasia. Under the agreement, Austal will sell and support Kelvin Hughes’ naval and marine products, […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Navigation and surveillance systems manufacturer Kelvin Hughes announced it has been selected by bridge integrator OSI Maritime Systems Ltd (OSI) to supply its SharpEye solid-state naval radar sensors for installation on board Lockheed Martin’s LCS 27 and four LCS-based Multi Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) vessels for Saudi Arabia. Working with OSI, Kelvin Hughes is providing […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Turkish defense company STM has contracted UK’s Kelvin Hughes for the delivery of its I-Band SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B- class submarines. Also referred to as the Khalid-class, the submarines are receiving the radars as part of their mid-life upgrade program that STM is undertaking under a contract from June 2016. Working […]

  • 6 September 2012

    AMI and Kelvin Hughes Limited agree terms to expand their areas of cooperation In South East Asia. Spike Hughes, the Sales and Marketing Director at Kelvin Hughes praised AMI for enabling KH to become the pre-eminent supplier of navigational equipment in the commercial marine market in Australia in a successful association which has spanned over […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Pakistan Navy has awarded Kelvin Hughes another contract for the delivery of a SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system. The order follows an earlier one, announced in February this year, and is part of the mid-life upgrade program of the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B-class (also known as the Khalid class diesel electric attack submarines). Working with […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK-based navigation systems supplier Kelvin Hughes announced it has been awarded a contract to deliver its navigation radars for the Philippine Navy’s two new frigates currently being constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries. The contract for the construction of the 2,600 ton frigates was awarded to HHI in October 2016 with the first ship expected to […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Kelvin Hughes, a global supplier of navigation and surveillance systems,  announced the success of its solid-state SharpEye™ radar at a Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) demonstration in Virginia, USA. The U.S. Department of Defense’s Stiletto Maritime Demonstration Program’s Capability Demonstrations allow participating industry an opportunity to receive immediate feedback on systems as end-users observed the […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Irish Naval Service has selected Kelvin Hughes to provide the SharpEye radar and the MantaDigital display for the incremental upgrade of its fleet. Ships of the Irish Naval Service operate in some of the harshest maritime conditions, including the North Atlantic, and the decision in favour of SharpEye™ was strongly influenced by the enhanced […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) program is to be equipped with SharpeEye navigation radars, Kelvin Hughes, a British manufacturer of navigation systems, announced August 8. The lead ship of the fleet, Independence, was delivered in May of this year equipped with two I-Band (X-band) SharpEye systems. A further seven vessels will be similarly equipped with […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    British navigation and security surveillance systems manufacturer Kelvin Hughes has installed its SharpEye upmast radar system on four new vessels commissioned by the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force. The Damen Stan Patrol 5009 Coastal Patrol Vessels are all now fitted with a Kelvin Hughes Advanced Surveillance System incorporating a SharpEye™ X-Band radar, located upmast in a carbon […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Navy has contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply their SharpEye™ radars for the Navy’s new River class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) to be built on the Clyde. The Navy’s three new OPVs will benamed HMS Forth, HMS Medway and HMS Trent. The new vessels will be used for counter terrorism, counter piracy and anti-smuggling […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of radar based surveillance systems, will display its new Single Mast Solution (SMS) at Counter Terror Expo 2014 from April 29th to 30th. This will be the first time that the SMS – a lightweight, easily deployable, best-in-class radar and electro-optical system – has been […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    British company Kelvin Hughes will be supplying its SharpEye radar systems for the two follow-on Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels HMS Tamar and HMS Spey. The announcement from Monday follows an earlier contract from 2015 for the delivery of same systems for the first three vessels in the class, HMS Forth, HMS Medway and HMS Trent. […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Cambridge Pixel, a British radar and sensor software provider, has been selected by Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems UK to supply software modules for radar scan conversion, target tracking and radar fusion, for integration into the company’s new radar system. This navigation radar system – along with Kelvin Hughes solid-state SharpEye radar transceivers – will be […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Philippine Navy’s future frigates currently being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries will be equipped with Terma’s C-Guard decoy launchers. The contract award was announced by the Danish company early November. The decoys selected for the vessels will provide protection against surface and underwater threats (RF/IR/Dual Seeker missiles and torpedoes). The system uses SeaGnat or 130 […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    British shipbuilder BAE Systems has shared a photo of the first of three new Royal Navy offshore patrol vessels, HMS Forth, outside the Govan construction shed in Glasgow prior to its launch. BAE received a £348 million contract to build the three vessels in August 2014. The offshore patrol vessels will be used by the Royal Navy […]

  • 11 August 2016

    China’s Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group has started construction of additional two Swadhinota-class guided missile corvettes for the Bangladesh Navy with a ceremony that was attended by the Chief of Naval Staff Mohammed Nizamuddin Ahmed. The Swadhinota-class are a variation of the Chinese Navy Type-056 design and the Bangladesh Navy already operates two vessels in the class. On January 10, 2016, BN received BNS […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy will fit new navigation radars to over 60 surface ships, submarines and shore facilities. UK’s Ministry of Defence awarded the £44 million equipment contract to Hampshire based Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems UK. Under the contract, the company will modernise ship and submarine navigation systems which are critical for safe navigation at sea. Over […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Perth has now successfully completed all Acceptance Trials for DMO and an early Operational Assessment for Navy, which has culminated in successful range activities in the Pacific Missile Range Facility off Hawaii in June. The crew of Perth can now feel justifiably proud of the accomplishment of the DMO/Navy/Industry team. Let us share some […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Constitution taught early American naval history to students at Bonnabel High School in Kenner, La., April 16. Chief Culinary Specialist (SW/AW) Kelvin Wiggins, Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class (SW) Conrad Hunt, Damage Controlman Fireman Ashley Fairfax, Seaman Stephen Beck, and Seaman Michael Achterling gave five historical presentations to more than 200 students […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics announced yesterday that Jeffrey S. Geiger, president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, will become president of General Dynamics Electric Boat effective November 4, 2013, following the retirement of Kevin J. Poitras. Geiger will continue reporting to John P. Casey, executive vice president of Marine Systems for General Dynamics. In addition, Frederick J. […]

  • 5 February 2015

    US Coast Guard Cutter Sherman held a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Wednesday. Capt. Aldante Vinciguerra relieved Capt. Kevin A. Jones as commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Sherman. Jones will assume command of Rush, which was recently decommissioned. Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, Coast Guard Pacific Area commander presided over […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Greater Western Sydney Giants coach and AFL legend Kevin Sheedy kicked off a recent visit to the Shoalhaven in style when he arrived at HMAS Albatross in a Navy Bell 429 helicopter. Kevin Sheedy, accompanied by Giants player Dom Tyson, was at Albatross to deliver the keynote address for the 816 Squadron Training Day. 816 […]