DARPA fits out sub-hunting drone with parasailing sensor


DARPA’s unmanned anti-submarine warfare vessel that is currently undergoing open-water testing off the coast of ...

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German TKMS might build three new submarines for Israel

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German submarine specialist ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) could be contracted to build additional three ...

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US Coast Guard receives 20th fast response cutter

Sister ship of the Lawrence Lawson, Margaret Norwell. Photo: Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard received the 20th fast response cutter (FRC), named after Lawrence Lawson, in Florida, October ...

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Austal CEO: We don’t do what everybody else does


With an order book of over $3 billion, Austal is the only Australian company to make it into the top 100 defence ...

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Unmanned Warrior 2016 concludes

Scott Wiltermood, INSITU demonstration team manager, carries an MQ-27A Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle after landing at Benbecula Rangehead. Photo: US Navy

The Royal Navy-hosted review of unmanned technologies which took place on the West Coast of Scotland concluded on ...

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Airbus, DCNS team up to develop the French Navy aerial drone

Photo: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and DCNS have signed an agreement to collaborate on designing the future tactical component of ...

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USS Essex upgraded for F-35B operations

USS Essex. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy is currently modifying its Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) to make it capable of ...

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German Navy frigates to feature iXblue navigation systems

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French technology company iXblue has received a contract to supply inertial navigation systems for ...

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US Navy speeds up production of APKWSTM laser-guided rockets

APKWS. Photo: BAE Systems

The U.S. Navy has contracted BAE Systems to manufacture Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) ...

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Indian Navy commissions fast attack craft INS Tihayu

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The Indian Navy commissioned the newest Car Nicobar-class fast attack craft INS Tihayu at the Eastern Naval Command ...

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DCNS unveils design of French Navy's new medium size frigate

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In collaboration with the French defence procurement agency (DGA), DCNS has unveiled the French Navy’s ...

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Australian naval officers complete Aegis course in US

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, Navy civilians and Lockheed Martin employees celebrated the conclusion of their Aegis Combat System training. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems ...

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Irish Navy commissions third OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats

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The Irish Navy has commissioned its third offshore patrol vessel, LÉ William Butler Yeats, during an October ...

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John Lewis-class oilers to be powered by Rolls-Royce engines

Rendering of TAO-205 Fleet Oiler. Photo: NASSCO

Rolls-Royce announced that it has signed a contract to supply diesel generators, propellers and shaft lines for the ...

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Indonesian Sea and Coast Guard orders Terma's Scanter radar

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Danish defense contractor Terma announced on Tuesday that the Indonesian Sea and Coast Guard Kesatuan Penjaga Laut ...

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Euronaval 2016: DCNS presents new SMX®3.0 submarine concept

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French shipbuilder DCNS has unveiled its new submarine concept ship SMX®3.0 at Euronaval which is being held in ...

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Leonardo introduces ATAS towed array sonar for Italian PPAs

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Leonardo has presented its new ATAS sensor (Active Towed Array Sonar) that was developed in line with the Italian ...

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Euronaval 2016: Thales unveils improved AESA radar

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French defense technology company Thales has unveiled its upgraded NS200 dual-axis multi-beam radar at the ...

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ERAPSCO lands $200M US Navy contract for sonobuoy delivery

Sonobuoys being loaded onto an MH-60 R Sea Hawk helicopter. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded ERAPSCO a  $203.7 million contract modification to build up to 141,500 sonobuoys for Navy ...

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Leonardo to provide radars for US Navy's MQ-8C Fire Scout

An MQ-8C Fire Scout prepares to land on the guided-missile destroyer, USS Jason Dunham. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced Monday that its Osprey active electronically scanned array AESA radar has been ...

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German Navy to get another five K130 corvettes

K130 corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Photo: German Navy

The German Navy will receive five new K130 Braunchweig-class corvettes thereby bringing the number of units in the ...

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China to export eight submarines to Pakistan

Illustration: Pakistan Navy's Agosta-class submarine

China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, one of two biggest shipbuilding conglomerates in China, confirmed that a ...

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USS Zumwalt officially joins the US Navy fleet

Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) pierside at Canton Port Services on Oct. 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced warship, officially joined the fleet ...

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Australian Navy completes Chinook trials for LHD ships

An Australian Army CH47F Chinook helicopter hovers of the port side of HMAS Adelaide's flight deck during First of Class Flight Trials at Port Arthur, Tasmania. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The CH-47F Chinook aircraft are now cleared for take-off from Australian Navy’s landing helicopter docks as ...

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NATO explains how naval mines are fought


Sea lanes are key to the movement of goods for everyday life. Around 90 percent of world trade is carried by ship. ...

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