Search results for: Progeny Maritime Research Framework

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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 May 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Deeper collaboration between Australia and France in advanced sonar and naval robotics technology will flow from a research agreement announced in Sydney today during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Flinders University in South Australia, ENSTA Bretagne – a French national graduate engineering institute in Brest, and Thales will […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Heads of French companies DCNS and ONERA signed a framework agreement for joint R&D projects in the naval and maritime domains, weapon systems included. The research and development agreement was signed by Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, and Bruno Sainjon, Chairman and CEO of ONERA on June 20, at DCNS’s headquarters in Paris, France. After several collaborations […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Vessels

    Classification society ABS has announced a pilot program with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to deliver the ABS Digital Asset Framework for the RCN’s maritime coastal defense vessels. As explained, the ABS Digital Asset Framework forms the foundation of a broader Conditioned-Based Class program that transforms ship classification […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Authorities

      Russia will continue to defend its interests in Arctic region and invest in researches of Arctic zone, said Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. “We obliged to keep exploring of the Arctic Ocean and northern region in general; otherwise, those territories will be run by other countries. This is not to say they are our enemies, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK Minister for Portsmouth Matthew Hancock opened a new £4 million centre for research into unmanned autonomous boats, submarines and other vessels on November 17. This market is estimated to be worth £9 billion each year over the next 8 years. The Centre for Maritime Intelligence Systems (CMIS) was announced by the Prime Minister in […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory awarded BAE Systems a $3.9 million contract to develop a customized variant of the lock-on naval electro-optic/infrared sensor system (LockNESS™) maritime defense system. Proliferation of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, and fast attack craft/fast inshore attack craft (FAC/FIAC), which can be deployed at a relatively low […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2019

    The Norwegian Armed Forces Logistics Organization (FLO) has awarded a framework contract to Endúr Maritime for supplementary maintenance assignments at the naval base Haakonsvern in Bergen. Specifically, the contract comprises maintenance services and alteration work for all vessel classes the navy base at Haakonsvern has or will receive during the framework agreement period. This includes […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      ACI Technologies, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., is being awarded $29,270,383 increased funding to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee task order #0003 under existing contract (N00014-06-D-0090) to develop an open architecture radar that meets the Navy’s current Littoral Combat Ship requirement for a low cost, upgradeable system. The proposed system will be such that any of the subsystems […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) and Kongsberg have renewed their maritime simulation co-operation with the March 2016 signing of a new framework agreement, including a ten year ‘Long Term System Support Program’ (LTSSP) extension. Under the contract DALO will have access to simulation technologies for the next decade. Additionally, existing Kongsberg simulators delivered in […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Scientific research center for modeling of ice maritime operations was opened on Dec 21 in St. Petersburg at… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 24, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Norwegian maritime services company Bergen Group Services AS announced it has been contracted for maintenance and upgrade work on the 10-year classification of SS Statsraad Lehmkuhl. SS Statsraad Lehmkuhl is a 3-masted steel bark, built by Johann C. Tecklenberg AG in Bremerhaven-Geestemünde in 1914 as a training ship for the German merchant marine. It has previously […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Boeing has been awarded a $29.5 million contract to design and develop a beam control system that could provide exceptional accuracy for laser weapons on U.S. Navy warships. The company will begin to design a prototype High Power Beam Control Subsystem (HP BCSS) that’s compatible with High Energy Lasers (HEL) based on solid-state laser (SSL) technology. […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has commenced, with an opening ceremony held in Visakhapatnam, India, on 12 September. Building on the personal relationship of Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abbott, the Minister for Defence, the Honourable Kevin Andrews MP, recently visited India to further develop, with his counterpart Minster […]

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

    U.S. Navy researchers from several branches are working on a software system that uses intelligent agents to guide unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that each serve as a ‘wingman’ in manned/unmanned teams, in simulated beyond-visual-range (BVR) air combat missions. The system is called Tactical Battle Manager (TBM) and streamlines cross-platform coordination of manned and unmanned air combat […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Navy has awarded the Manassas-based computer integrated systems designer Progeny Systems Corp. a $54,7 million contract to design, test and deliver a payload control system for the AN/BYG-1 submarine combat control system. The Payload Control System portion is to be delivered for all U.S. and Royal Australian Navy new construction and in-service submarines and appropriate joint program office […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $20,9 million modification under previously awarded contract to provide integration services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).   The U.S. Navy’s plan is to use continuous evaluation of system maturity through a disciplined system engineering […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. began a 4-day conference aimed to enhance collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa, May 5. The Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference aims to identify capabilities necessary to achieve regional maritime security goals and in turn schedule APS training opportunities. The conference provides a […]

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

    U.S. Navy scientists are looking into the possibility of developing a ballistic protection material that would be similar to Kevlar, with the only difference being the fact that the new material would be produced from eel slime. According to the navy, scientists and engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center have successfully recreated a natural material used […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently welcomed the U.S. Navy’s newest research vessel R/V Sally Ride in honor of the first American female astronaut. The Navy’s Superintendent of Shipbuilding received the ship from the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard in Anacortes, Washington, and ONR delivered it to officials from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Yesterday morning, five NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group TWO (SNMCMG2) arrived in Algiers for a scheduled port visit, during the Group’s deployment to the Mediterranean to enhance maritime security and readiness, and in support of NATO counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR.   Led by Captain Giovanni Piegaja, (ITA N), SNMCMG2 is currently […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global has launched Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $750,000 USD to encourage groundbreaking research from all around the world. ONR coordinates, executes and promotes the science and technology programs of the US Navy and Marine Corps. As informed, ONR Global will competitively select and […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab for maintenance and support of submarines and submarine rescue systems. According to Saab, the framework agreement covers the time span 2017-2019 and the initial order value amounts to SEK 69 million (approx. US$7.9M). The framework agreement encompasses maintaining and providing the operational availability of the Swedish […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    A framework agreement reached between the United States and Russia during talks in Geneva “represents an important, concrete step toward the goal of moving Syria’s chemical weapons under international control so that they may ultimately be destroyed,” U.S. President Barack Obama said on September 14th. “This framework provides the opportunity for the elimination of Syrian […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Industry news, UUV/UAV

    Germany’s defense company and builder of conventional submarines thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has developed a new modular underwater vehicle aiming to set a new standard for unmanned underwater operations.

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australia’s Defence Science and Technology (DST) research agency has teamed with L3 technologies to boost research on new technologies in undersea command and control systems, spectrum sensing and shaping, and cyber assurance. “The government is investing $80 billion in Australia’s future submarines and future frigates which need to be backed with advanced maritime technologies,” Australian […]