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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US Navy's 'Iron Man' diver helmet explained

Prototype of the Divers Augmented Vision Display (DVAD) positioned within a dive helmet. Photo: US Navy

DAVD, also known as the Divers Augmented Vision Display, is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation diving helmet ...

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Boeing, LM to advance US Navy's MQ-25 UAV program

The Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing and Lockheed Martin $43 million contracts for further work on the ...

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US Navy hosts International Seapower Symposium

US Navy Admiral John Richardson speaking at ISS. Photo: Twitter

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) welcomed the 22nd edition of the Chief of Naval Operations’ International Seapower ...

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US naval research office to join UK's Unmanned Warrior

U.S. Navy sailors launch a MK 18 MOD 2 unmanned underwater vehicle from a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) will head a U.S. Navy contingent demonstrating 10 technology projects ...

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US Navy Growler flies on 100-percent biofuel

Lt. Cmdr. Bradley Fairfax, project officer and test pilot with Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, takes flight in an EA-18G Growler on 100-percent alternative biofuel during the first test flight at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s EA-18G “Green Growler” completed flight testing of a 100-percent advanced biofuel at ...

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Britain hires industrial team to work on laser weapons

Illustration. Photo: MBDA

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is preparing a £30M contract which will see a number of companies join together to ...

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US Navy, Marines test integration of F-35s and Aegis

Photo: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Marine’s F-35 Lightning II and the Navy’s Aegis air and missile defense weapon system worked ...

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Watch how USS Jackson handles 4.5 tonne explosive blast


The U.S. Navy has recently shared a video its Independence variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) ...

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North Sea scanned for American Revolutionary War ship

Sailors are seen conducting a magnetometer survey of a shipwreck site in the North Sea. Photo: US Navy

Sailors and scientists from a variety commands, organizations and militaries searched for the wreckage of ...

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General Dynamics demonstrates AUV interoperability at ANTX

Illustration: General Dynamics M-AUV. Photo: Bluefin Robotics

American defense company General Dynamics said its Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) successfully ...

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France demonstrates program to launch AUVs from USVs

Photo: ECA Group

Espadon, a French mine warfare demonstration program which brought together DCNS, Thales, and ECA Group, resulted ...

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Royal Navy tests MAST unmanned surface vessel on the Thames

Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has put the Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST), an unmanned surface vessel (USV) based on the ...

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HMS Gleaner scans seabed ahead of Queen carrier sea trials

Photo: Royal Navy

Nineteen times longer, 15 times wider and a staggering 3,000 times heavier, the new carrier dwarfed the small ...

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Northrop Grumman joins Royal Navy's Unmanned Warrior

Atlas Elektronik's Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) carries the Northrop Grumman  AQS-24B towed mine hunting sensor. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation said it would be participating in the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior exercise ...

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