US Navy's small-ship UAS Tern a step closer to first flight

Technicians at Northrop Grumman subsidiary Scaled Composites perform key steps in assembly of first Tern air vehicle. Photo: Scaled Composites

The U.S. Navy’s unmanned aircraft Tern, under development by DARPA and the Office of Naval Research, has made ...

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Indra, UPM to develop sensors for Spanish F110 frigate

The F110 frigates are set to replace the Spanish Navy's Santa Maria-class frigates. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish company Indra has partnered with the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) to jointly develop and ...

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Indian Navy inducts four DRDO-developed sonar systems

Photo: Indian Navy

The Indian Navy has formally received four sonars developed by the Indian government’s Defence Research and ...

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DARPA awards Leidos $8.5M for further ACTUV testing


The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded American defense company Leidos a $8.5 ...

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US Navy developing glue that turns on and off electronically

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) is funding development of a glue that does not collapse when soaked ...

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US Navy manages to get MUOS-5 satellite into orbit

June 24, 2016: A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the MUOS-5 mission lifts off from Space Launch Complex. Photo: US Navy

Following an earlier failure, the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite has reached operational orbit ...

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US Navy tests LCS minehunting sonar

Lockheed Martin's remote multi-mission vehicle (RMMV) and the Raytheon AN/AQS-20 mine hunting sonar are brought aboard the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) during a test in 2012. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy said that it has improved its ability to track down mines after completing a series of sonar tests at ...

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Belgian Navy to receive new research vessel by 2020

R/V Belgica. Photo: Belgian Navy

Belgian Navy research ship R/V Belgica is scheduled to get a successor by 2020, the Belgium government announced on ...

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US Navy funds Arctic Ocean research for future operations

Los Angeles-class submarine USS Hartford (SSN-768), surfaces near Ice Camp Sargo during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring scientists who have traveled to Arctic Ocean region to ...

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US Navy commissions research vessel 'Sally Ride'

Representatives from the U.S. Navy and personnel from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography attend the Research Vesssel Sally Ride Commissioning Ceremony. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s auxiliary general purpose oceanographic research vessel, R/V Sally Ride (AGOR 28), was ...

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NG hails AQS-24B demonstration at Unmanned Warrior a success

Photo: Northrop Grumman

U.S. based defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated its AQS-24B mine hunting system at the ...

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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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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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France, UK begin manufacturing phase of joint MCM programmme

French company ECA Group will supply six autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) derived from the A27-M AUV during this stage. Photo: ECA Group

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) are continuing their collaboration ...

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US Navy works on skin-inspired hydrogel to fight biofouling

A U.S. Navy sailor scrapes barnacles from the bottom of a rigid-hull inflatable boat aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Photo: US Navy

Barnacle clusters that inevitably form on ships have always been a problem for seafarers as they slow the ship down ...

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Longbow Hellfire passes US Navy restrained firing test

The Navy is planning to deploy the Longbow Hellfire missile aboard a LCS by December 2017. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy said that it has successfully completed a restrained firing test of the Longbow Hellfire missile for ...

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UAV launched from AUV at US Navy technology demo

The Vector Hawk UAV was las launched from the Marlin MK2 UAV. Photo: Lockheed Martin

U.S. Navy’s annual technology exercise (ANTX) saw an autonomous underwater vehicle launch an unmanned aerial ...

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Canadian explorers confirm discovery of HMS Terror

The wreck of HMS Terror. Photo: Parks Canada/Twitter

A team of explorers from a Canadian government agency has confirmed that the recently discovered wreck located in ...

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