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  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, has awarded Saab a SEK 148 million (approx. 18.3M) contract to provide Multi Tactical Data Links to the Swedish Navy.  The Navy platforms will be upgraded with data links such as L16 and L22. This enables closer co-operation and communication with other nations at sea during missions. Saab 9LV […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    New hunter-killer submarine HMS Ambush mastered the art of berthing next to a support ship during trials with RFA Diligence in the safe waters of her home base.Ambush spent two days next to Diligence in Gare Loch in a manoeuvre known as ‘rafting up’ – vital for sustaining submarine operations around the globe. With gathering […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    As part of its ongoing support contract to Navy Command Finland, Malvern based defence and security specialist, 3SDL,  provided technical support to the Finnish Navy during the recent week long Sea Acceptance Testing onboard the 1,450 ton Minelayer FNS Uusimaa. The complex series of tests involving Link 22, MIDS/Link 16 and JREAP took place in […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two US Navy groups operate in US 5th Fleet AOP in show of force amid Iran tensions.

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth warship HMS Dauntless showed off its affiliation with famous sports car manufacturer the Caterham Group by inviting its employees on board. Several staff from the Norfolk company were given a tour of the hi-tech Type 45 destroyer as part of the ship’s Affiliates Day – and in return they brought one of their Caterham […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Training & Education

    In a true display of ANZAC spirit, three Royal New Zealand Navy sailors on board HMAS Melbourne, have been instrumental in an operation involving the interception of nine suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia. The three sailors played a vital role manning Melbourne’s Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats (RHIB); intercepting the skiffs and inserting an […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Prior to the Chinook helicopter starting sea trials aboard the Royal Navy’s first MARS tanker, UK company SEA has performed a successful simulated flight trial. The company is providing modelling and simulation support to the UK MoD Chinook project team as a method of assessing key aircraft handling qualities. The project has involved updating the Ship/Air Interface […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Saab has signed a Letter of Intent with the leading supplier of tactical data link software solutions, Tactical Communications Group, TCG. Within the partnership Saab and TCG will collaborate on technical, marketing and business development initiatives designed to bring innovative new C4I solutions to the market. Saab’s tactical C4I solutions provide the end-user with superior […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S. Department of Defense that enables fifth-generation aircraft to share information through existing data links with fourth-generation fighters to improve situational awareness and combat effectiveness. The F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II are the world’s only operational fifth-generation stealth aircraft; fourth-generation […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the United States Navy, the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy, and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force are set to conduct a trilateral missile warning informational link exercise (LINKEX) March 14-15 in seas east of the Korean peninsula and north of Japan, the U.S. Navy announced. The exercise will employ tactical data link […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Cubic has been awarded a contract by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) to develop communications data link subsystem (CDLS) and other communications technology. Under the $18.7m deal, the company will provide one CDLS and upgraded KI-11A security subsystems for installation onboard an aircraft carrier in support of anti-submarine warfare missions. […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation , received a $181 million contract from the U.S. Army for AH-64D Apache Block III LONGBOW systems. The contract includes the first international purchase of the Block III LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) by Taiwan, which will receive 15 Block […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Training & Education

      L-3 Communications  announced today that its Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) unit has been awarded a contract to operate the U.S. Air Force’s C-17 Training System (TS) program. In addition to an initial one-year award, the program includes four one-year options and an additional option for two more years of training support. The […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific was one of three locations throughout the world to host the Coalition Warrior Interoperability eXploration, eXperimentation, eXamination, (CWIX) Exercise, June 6-20. CWIX is an annual North Atlantic Treaty Organization military committee approved event, designed to bring about continuous improvement in interoperability for the alliance. Coalition partners participating in […]

  • 8 July 2011

      KONGSBERG has signed a contract for extensions to the Command & Weapons Control Systems already under contract for delivery to the two new U212A 2nd Batch submarines under construction in Italy for the Italian Navy. The contract was made between the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and KONGSBERG. The extensions include: introduction of the tactical data […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Training & Education

      ANZAC Frigate, HMNZS TE MANA, has attended an International Fleet Review to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces during an operational and diplomatic visit to Brunei. The fleet review comes near the end of TE MANA’s five month deployment that has seen her visit seven counties to exercise naval capability […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation an $80 million contract to upgrade and enhance the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P). The NGC2P system is a tactical data link communication processor that provides critical real-time information about friendly and enemy activity during combat operations. The five-year, indefinite-quantity, indefinite-delivery NGC2P Technology Refresh and […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division teams fielded two experiments as Trident Warrior 2015 initiatives during the Talisman Sabre 2015 multinational exercise conducted in the Pacific this summer. The first experiment, utilizing a Link 16-enabled EWBM, was conducted by a NAWCWD team comprised of data analysts Steve Fisher and Bob Markham and senior EW […]

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

    The U.S. Navy has contracted BAE Systems to improve its ability to simultaneously transmit and receive real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data from multiple sources and exchange command and control information across disparate networks. Under a contract worth up to $84.7 million with options, the U.S. Navy will receive the new network tactical common data link (NTCDL) […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A new Career Tools Afloat (CTA) application is being installed aboard Navy surface and submarine platforms. The CTA provides a single gateway for Sailors to access selected career and personnel tools ashore and while operating in an environment disconnected from the Internet. These tools are Navy e-Learning (NeL) Afloat and its extensive catalog of online […]

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

    French defense contractor Thales announced that it was awarded two contracts for the supply of above-water and underwater solutions for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). These contracts will see Thales modernize the Bang Rachan Class Minehunters and supply the combat, navigation and communication suite onboard the newly ordered Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel. The French company […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research recently awarded Raytheon an $11.8 million contract for work on networking technologies that would provide greater sensor interconnectivity and enhance integrated fires capabilities for naval operations. Communications and Interoperability for Integrated Fires, or CIIF, will advance situational awareness for force-wide integrated air and missile defense. New and existing ships, planes, […]

  • 28 March 2011
    Training & Education

      A Naval training exercise that included an underwater blast off San Diego’s coast has been linked to at least three dolphin deaths earlier t… (huffingtonpost) [mappress] Source: huffingtonpost,March 28, 2011;

  • 30 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German military technology company Rheinmetall is showcasing its submarine training technology at the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) that is taking place in Bremen, Germany, between May 30 and June 1. The Submarine Command Team Trainer (SCTT) that is being put on show allows submarine crews to practise command and operational sequences, including sensor and weapon engagement procedures. […]

  • 20 April 2011

    THE THREE British navy ships carrying hundreds of Royal Marines to Cyprus for training are in no way linked to operations in Libya, said a B… By Stefanos Evripidou (cyprus-mail) [mappress] Source: cyprysmail , April 20, 2011;

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

    Cubic Corporation was tasked by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), under contract, to develop and test an upgrade to the critical circuit card systems used on the AN/USQ-167 Common Data Link System (CDLS). This development effort, with funding up to $1.3 million, has the potential to significantly extend the system […]

  • 18 December 2013

    When Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjéan took over the Force Headquarters of the EU Operation Atalanta on Friday 6 December, one of his first actions was to meet with the Force Commanders of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Commodore Aage Buur Jensen, and NATO’s Operation Ocean Shield, Rear Admiral Eugenio Diaz del Rio. During their meeting […]

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

    The US Navy Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) established a digital air connection between a ship at sea and an airborne US Marine Corps Joint Strike Fighter F-35B aircraft for the first time ever. The demonstrations proved the combat system’s ability to share digital tactical data from a JSF across a deployed expeditionary strike group. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the US, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and Republic of Korea Navy have kicked off a trilateral link exercise (LINKEX) in seas east of the Korean peninsula and waters near Japan. Taking place between October 24 and 25, Linkex is aimed at promoting communications, interoperability and partnership in the region. This exercise, like a number […]