Sunday, June 26, 2022

Technology/Modernization

Rolls-Royce opens new facility to support U.S. Navy programs

Rolls-Royce has completed an $11 million investment in its flagship Naval Defense campus with the opening of new high-tech manufacturing, repair, and test facility, according to the company. The 25,000ft² facility will enhance and modernize the company’s naval operations in...

Rohde & Schwarz to supply communication systems to a Gulf navy

Rohde & Schwarz Emirates has recently received a contract to deliver external and internal communications systems for new corvettes of a Gulf navy, according to a press release issued by the company. Rohde & Schwarz Emirates will provide the ships...

US Navy selects BAE Systems’ 57 mm gun for Constellation-class frigates

BAE Systems has received a $26 million contract to equip the U.S. Navy’s Constellation class frigates with the fully-automatic 57mm Mk 110 naval gun, the company announced. The contract, awarded earlier this month, includes engineering support and calls for two...

US Navy completes the 2nd test of Hypersonic Rocket Motor

On October 28, 2021, the United States Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) successfully conducted a second test of the First Stage Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) in Promontory, Utah, as part of the development of the Navy's Conventional Prompt Strike...

Yantar Shipyard launches Indian Navy’s 7th Talwar Class Frigate Tushil

7th ship of P1135.6 class (Talwar Class Frigate) Tushil launched at Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad yesterday (Oct. 28, 2021) by Datla Vidya Varma in presence of D Bala Venkatesh Varma, India's Ambassador to Russia. The ship was formally named as...

BAE Systems seals new contract to support U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs

BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year Systems Engineering and Integration Support Services contract to continue supporting the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office. The contract, worth up to $478 million, was awarded in September 2021. “We are proud...

Indonesian Navy Commissions two Teluk Bintuni Class LSTs

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Laut, or TNI-AL) has commissioned two new Teluk Bintuni-class landing ship tank (LST), KRI Teluk Weda (526) and KRI Teluk Wondama (527), on October 26, 2021. The ships were handed over directly...

Royal Navy tests Martlet Missile System for Defense Against Swarm Attacks

A new missile system meant to protect the UK's new aircraft carriers from attacks by swarms of small boats has been successfully tested by the Royal Navy. HMS Defender's Wildcat helicopter launched the Martlet lightweight missile against an inflatable target...

HMS Argyll conducts autonomous boat trials in first for Royal Navy

During recent trials in Plymouth, the Royal Navy reached a critical milestone in the use of autonomous boats in future operations. In a first for the Royal Navy, warship HMS Argyll successfully managed to control an uncrewed Pacific 24 rigid inflatable boat...

Kawasaki launches 2nd Taigei-class submarine “Hakugei”

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. hosted a ceremony to celebrate the launch of the submarine Hakugei (means White Whale) at its Kobe Works' No.1 Building Berth on 14 October, KHI announced with a press release. A group of top Japanese Ministry...

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