Royal Australian Navy's ScanEagle UAV completes first flight

ScanEagle drone

The Royal Australian Navy’s division for unmanned aircraft systems recently achieved a milestone as their ...

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Australian Navy acquires echo sounder systems

CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz single beam echo sounder survey systems. Photo: CEE HydroSystems

Royal Australian Navy’s Cairns-based hydrographic group has recently received several  CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz ...

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Universities work on making subs 'acoustically invisible'

Illustration: A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena. Photo: US Navy

Silent motorways and submarines that are undetectable to sonar. These are dreams that the Technical University of ...

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DARPA contracts BAE for POSYDON work

DARPA contracts BAE for subsea navigation project work

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has picked BAE Systems to help develop an undersea ...

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Saab unveils underwater Anti-IED ROV

underwater IED (improvised explosive devices)

Saab has presented its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition in ...

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Canadian Naval Reserve to assume force protection duties

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The Royal Canadian Navy Deputy Commander in December 2015 ordered the creation of a new naval unit that would ...

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Embark on a virtual tour of a ballistic missile submarine

The topsides is where the virtual tour begins. Photo: French Navy

Most things related to submarines are being kept secret – and that rightly so if they are to be successful at ...

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EMILY, the robotic lifeguard, saves lives

EMILY

Officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, EMILY is a remote-controlled buoy recently used to ...

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Preparations for 'Unmanned Warrior' underway

Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has hosted a number of organizations working on unmanned maritime systems for the main planning ...

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HMS Hampshire wreck to be surveyed off Scotland

HMS Hampshire wreck to be surveyed off Scotland

Scotland’s University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute will, together with ORCA Marine ...

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US Navy LCS to deploy with Norwegian NSM system

A Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (NSM) is launched from the littoral combat ship USS Coronado on September 24, 2014. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy is progressing armament testing for its newly developed littoral combat ships. Norwegian Kongsberg ...

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Royal Navy to test integration of unmanned systems

unmanned systems

The UK Ministry of Defense has awarded Qinetiq a  £1m ($1.45m) contract to demonstrate the integration of unmanned ...

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HII begins fabrication of destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr.

HII begins fabrication of destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr.

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on April 27th marked the start of fabrication ...

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Most Read News, April 18 – 24, 2016

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Australia starts unrolling shipbuilding plans Austal, the West Australian shipbuilding company, is the first to ...

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SRDSC to Modernize Hetman Sahaydachni

SRDSC to Modernize Hetman Sahaydachni

SRDSC has awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for development of the technical design and ...

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First UAV command center installed on an aircraft carrier

USS Carl Vinson. Photo: US Navy

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) marked a milestone for the U.S. Navy after installing the first unmanned aerial vehicle ...

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Germany hosts 13th Naval War College symposium

For illustration purposes. Photo: U.S. Naval War College

Representatives from the navies of 27 nations met at Naval War College’s latest regional alumni symposium ...

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US Navy progresses Next Generation Jammer program

An E/A-18G Growler aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Photo: US Navy

In a move which marked a new step in the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer electronic warfare system, the ...

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New US Navy research ship joins the fleet

R/V Neil Armstrong

U.S. Navy’s new research vessel R/V Neil Armstrong recently arrived at its new home at the Woods Hole ...

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Danish frigates to receive air and missile defense upgrades

HDMS Peter Willemoes, an Iver Huitfeld-class frigate. Photo: MARCOM

Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has signed a contract with Danish company Terma ...

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Gallery: Italian Navy visits sunken WWII destroyer

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Sailors aboard the Italian Navy’s minesweeper Gaeta recently put their mine-hunting technology to good use ...

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US Navy works on new composite materials

Illustration, Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has completed the limited purpose cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) it undertook ...

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