Saturday, September 18, 2021

Technology/Modernization

£170m investment for the next generation of Royal Navy submarines

Design work begins on successor to Astute-class submarines in £170m deal Even before all of the current Astute Class boats have been delivered to the Royal Navy, work on a successor to the Astute Class has begun. BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce...

DSEI 2021: Babcock introduces Arrowyard™

Babcock introduces Arrowyard™ to its portfolio of global ship build and support Launched at DSEI 2021, Arrowyard™ enables the construction of the AH140 hull, superstructure and components, final assembly and outfitting and also supports the development of sovereign in-service fleet...

Royal Australian Navy switches focus to nuclear subs

As part of a new trilateral advanced cooperation agreement with the United States and the United Kingdom, the Royal Australian Navy will receive a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines. As a result, the Australian government is reportedly considering cancelling its long-delayed...

DSEI 2021: Royal Navy introduces PODS concept

The Royal Navy's Second Sea Lord VAdm Nick Hine said during his speech at the DSEI 2021 exhibition in London on September 15 that the Royal Navy wanted to detach capability from platforms as he shed more light on...

IAI outfits Sa’ar 6 corvettes with BARAK MX Interceptors

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is integrating offensive and defensive systems, to enhance the 'Sa'ar 6' corvette's capabilities and usher the Israeli Navy into a new technological era, under the guidance of Israel's Ministry of Defense (IMoD) and the IDF,...

DSEI-2021: HENSOLDT showcases “Quadome” naval surveillance radar

HENSOLDT showcased its newly developed 'Quadome' radar system for naval surveillance and target acquisition at DSEI-2021, the international defence and security exhibition in London. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, 'Quadome' provides rapid response and high precision at an affordable price. The...

Royal Navy’s future vision based on unmanned technology

The Royal Navy's future and how it might further embrace autonomous technology, including drones, have been revealed. The Royal Navy will develop a Future Autonomous Fleet program over the next 50 years, guided by a design challenge for young engineers...

BAE Systems to provide IFF systems for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $26 million contract for Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) spares for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, BAE Systems announced. Under the contract, BAE Systems will provide Beamforming Networks (BFNs), an integral part of...

The 1st upgraded Tuo Chiang-class corvette enters service for the Taiwanese Navy

The Republic of China Navy (RoCN) has commissioned its first upgraded Tuo Chiang (or Tuo Jiang) class fast missile corvette during a ceremony held at the Suao Naval Base in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County. Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's President, attended the...

Ultra and Raytheon team up to support Hobart-class destroyers

Ultra (Australia) announced that it has entered into an agreement for the 5th year of in-service support for the Australian Hobart Class guided-missile destroyer (DDG) ships together with Raytheon Australia. This contract ensures that the Integrated Sonar System installed on...

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