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  • 24 January 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has selected Germany’s MAN Energy Solutions to supply the main propulsion engines for the navy’s two new 41-meter patrol vessels. Marsun Shipyard in Thailand will construct the newbuilds with delivery scheduled for August 2020. As informed, each vessel will be powered by two MAN 16V175D-MM, IMO Tier II engines, each rated […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    A new round of supply chain contract awards has been announced in relation to the Royal Navy’s new Type 31 general purpose frigate program. The program is led by Babcock International and will provide the navy with a fleet of five new frigates. Construction of the vessels will take place at Babcock’s Rosyth, Scotland-based yard. […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded MAN Energy Solutions Canada a CAD 55 million contract to provide essential power generation and propulsion systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships. Propulsion and power generation components will include two MAN 12V32/44CR (Common Rail) propulsion engines equipped with environmental protection SCR technology, reduction gears, propulsion […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The Navy issued a new energy policy that will drive energy consumption reduction at all Navy installations, transform the shore energy culture and seek new or existing technical solutions for reducing energy, officials announced July 10. The Shore Energy Management Instruction signifies a complete revision from the previous version published in 1994. The instruction codifies […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Industry news

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced an addition to its engine programme. The D7 high-speed engine delivers a 1.5 – 5 MW output at 1,000 – 2,000 rpm and is designed to serve a broad range of applications. The company states that the D7 will close the gap between its smallest medium-speed and largest high-speed […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Submarine construction does not necessarily have to be a lengthy and expensive process as the U.S. Navy’s Disruptive Technology Lab has shown creating the military’s first 3D-printed submarine hull. Working with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the U.S. Navy built a SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV)-inspired submarine that cost 90% less and took only days to […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant (LiFT) battery systems for use on U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) new Dry Combat Submersible (DCS), a long endurance delivery vehicle capable of transporting divers in a dry environment.   The GA-EMS LiFT battery system will power the […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Unmanned surface vessels (USV) still lag far behind their aerial equivalents in terms of technical capabilities, technology, and deployment. However, new threats, cost-benefit calculations, operational experiences in the past decade, and new technological developments are driving rapid growth in the market. USV may be used instead of manned vessels not only for defense but also […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bluefin Robotics, a subsidiary of Battelle, is joining with The Columbia Group to invest in the next generation large submersible vehicle. Bluefin is a leader in design and manufacture of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) and related technology. Battelle has a long history of meeting the technology needs of the U.S. Navy including work on the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Industry news

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was recognized as one of the top Recyclers of the Year during the 2014 City of San Diego Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards ceremony hosted on the flight deck April 29.   The event was sponsored by the City of San Diego Environmental Services Department in […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems says it has received a contract from Advanced Technology International (ATI) to develop and demonstrate a prototype Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant (LiFT) battery system for the US Navy’s prototype “Snakehead” Large-Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (LDUUV). The LiFT battery system will power the LDUUV’s propulsion and support systems. The Snakehead LDUUV is intended […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Research scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Electronics Science and Technology Division have developed a novel low cost, highly efficient spectral sensor for field analysis of solar cell irradiance performance and spectral distribution. Solar sensor boxes measure the amount of solar irradiation visible to the photovoltaic panels Solar sensor boxes attached to the […]

  • 13 May 2011

      EnerSys Energy Products, Inc., Warrensburg, Mo., is being awarded an $11,114,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00164-10-D-GS60) for the production of submarine valve regulated lead acid batteries. This effort will procure replacement back-up batteries for in-service nuclear submarines. Work will be performed in Warrensburg, Mo., and is expected to be completed by July 2012. […]

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

    DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc., announced that a leading Mediterranean Navy has placed an order for its AquaShield™ Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) system.   The system is expected to guard the underwater perimeter of a strategic coastal asset. Dan Ben-Dov, DSIT’s Vice President, Sales and Marketing commented, “In the last few […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Research & Development

    Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45), invited the fleet and the general public in February to submit their ideas to improve how the Navy uses and thinks about energy. In a follow-up Navy Live blog entry posted April 17, Rear Adm. Kevin Slates highlighted several of the […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Industry news

      DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc., has announced the receipt of multiple awards for its recently delivered Submarine Tactical Trainer (STT). DSIT’s STT simulator provides a full representation of the spectrum of submarine weapon systems, sonar sensors, and Command and Control application as they are on the Israeli Navy’s Dolphin submarines. […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc.  announced that it will be exhibiting the company’s underwater security systems and other sonar and acoustic solutions at the Undersea Defence Technologies (UDT) Conference and Exhibition in Alicante, Spain (May 29 – 31, 2012), PR Newswire informed. The company views UDT as an important venue for reaching […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    DCNS, a world leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy, firmly believes that the sea represents the future of the planet. The oceans offer a number of solutions to the human, economic and environmental challenges that our planet will be facing in the coming decades. The Group is inventing high-tech solutions to […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    K2 Energy Solutions has received the first order against the contract for intermediate energy storage battery system for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) electromagnetic rail gun as announced in July 2014. The initial $81,4 million contract was awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command to K2 Energy Solutions, Inc., […]

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

    GE Energy Management has signed a contract with French electrical engineering company Cegelec in Brittany, France to supply a complete static power solution for the French Navy. The solution will use GE’s advanced Static Frequency Converters (SFCs) technology to provide high conversion efficiency and a safe and reliable power transfer from the electric power grid […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Industry news

      Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $500 million maximum, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contract (MAC) to Island Pacific Energy LLC, Pacific Energy Solutions LLC, and Photon Finance LLC, Aug. 19. The MAC contract will be used for the purchase of reliable, locally generated power from Solar Power Generation Systems (SPGS) at […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The second day of the 2013 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition, held at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center April 9, focused on developing fiscally responsible technological solutions. One such development will see a solid-state laser aboard a ship for the first time in fiscal year 2014. “Our directed energy initiatives, and specifically the […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy’s electromagnetic railgun program could get a new boost with improved high energy pulsed power containers. U.S. defense contractor General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced on March 9 that they have developed a new container which provides “twice the energy density than existing railgun pulsed power solutions”. This means the GA-developed product could reduce the number […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment toured Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Oct. 15. Roger Natsuhara spoke with installation and regional leaders about energy security and the way ahead in meeting the secretary of the Navy’s energy goals. NBVC was the only Navy installation on Natsuhara’s schedule, which included visits […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Energy solutions provider AMSC announced it has been contracted to deliver a high temperature superconductor (HTS) based ship protection system (SPS) for the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28). This contract follows a long lead order from the US Navy for a ship protection system for LPD 28 that was announced on […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Energy Department, in coordination with the US Navy, announced funding for two companies that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future. Ocean Energy USA and Northwest Energy Innovations will test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices for one year in new […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Industry news

      Wärtsilä, a leading provider of power solutions to marine and energy markets, has entered into co-operation with Crisis Management Initiative, an independent Finnish non-profit organisation, which works to resolve conflicts and to build sustainable peace. As lead partner, Wärtsilä supports the activities of CMI and creates partnership programmes with CMI in selected areas across […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      High-power electronics experts at Creative Energy Solutions in Wilmington, Del., will help U.S. Navy researchers develop minesweeping techno… By John Keller (militaryaerospace) [mappress] Source: militaryaerospace, August 22, 2011;

  • 3 December 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Imergy Power Systems, a company dealing with advanced energy storage systems, announced that Foresight Renewable Solutions has selected Imergy’s ESP30 series vanadium-based flow batteries for a Smart Microgrid project sponsored by the California Energy Commission (CEC) and hosted by the U.S. Navy. To be deployed at the Navy’s Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Facility in Port […]