China Mounts Electro-magnetic Gun On Warship, Photos Suggest

February 5, 2018 @ 10:23 AM

Chinas navy has reportedly installed a prototype electromagnetic railgun on one of its warships, as suggested by the photos posted by a Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) observer last week. The images show that PLANs Haiyang Shan, a Type 072III-class landing ship with the pennant number 936, sitting in Wuchang...

Oil & Gas Customer Orders Saab 'Sabertooth' Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

January 26, 2018 @ 09:31 AM

Saab has signed a contract for deliveries of the Sabertooth Autonomous Underwater Vehicle/Remotely Operated Vehicle (AUV/ROV). With this contract, the customer has ordered the first vehicles in a planned fleet of Sabertooth vehicles

Navantia-Saab Team Submits Canadian Surface Combatant Program Bid

December 1, 2017 @ 04:09 PM

A day after Lockheed Martin-led team submitted bid for the Canadian Surface Combatant program, Navantia-led group followed with its response to the multi-billion dollar tender. Navantia will provide its ship platform, Saab Australia will be the Combat Systems Integrator (CSI) with CEA Technologies providing key elements of the proposed solution

Kawasaki Tests Autonomous Underwater Vehicle in UK Marines’ Facility

November 23, 2017 @ 11:58 AM

Kawasaki Heavy Industries completed the verification test of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in UK waters. The AUV verification test was carried out from November 6 to 20, 2017 at The Underwater Centre, a UK marine testing and training facility in Fort William, Scotland

Cohort SEA’s Torpedo Launcher Systems for Thai, Philippines & Malaysian Navies

November 2, 2017 @ 07:44 AM

UK based Cohort SEA has recently won an order to provide Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) for two new frigates of the Philippines Navy and is providing TLS and weapons handling systems for Combatant Ships under construction for Malaysia. This follows the supply of a TLS for the Royal Thai Navys latest...

Indian Navy Destroyers, Frigates to Get Locally-made Anti-Submarine SONARs

September 28, 2017 @ 03:54 AM

Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved an INR200 crore (US$33 M) procurement of upgraded SONARs for its Navy destroyers and frigates. These SONARS are designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory, Kochi and will boost the Navys anti submarine warfare capabilities

BAE Systems Unveils New Mine Counter Measures System AT DSEi 2017

September 12, 2017 @ 05:01 PM

BAE Systems today unveiled the latest version of its flagship Mine Counter Measures (MCM) system, at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition. BAE Systems Naval Autonomy Tactical Information System (NAUTIS) 5 is used to counter the ever-present threat of naval mines

Google Earth Shows Chinese Nuclear Submarine Docked Too Close To India

January 6, 2017 @ 01:06 PM

An image on Google Earth shows a Chinese nuclear attack submarine, docked in the harbour in Karachi in May last year, proving that Beijing likely to be scrutinizing Indian warships movements more closely than earlier. The nuclear-powered submarines have an unlimited range of operations since they need not come to surface for fuel as their nuclear reactors rarely require to be refueled

Raytheon's SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Test Fired

August 18, 2016 @ 09:51 AM

The US Navy has conducted its live test fire with the Raytheons SeaRAM anti-ship defense system installed on the USS Carney. During the test fire, the SeaRAM anti-ship defense system shoot down an unmanned, jet-propelled drone target, Raytheon announced Wednesday

Erapsco To Supply 136500 Sonobuoys To US Navy For $179 Million

October 27, 2015 @ 06:59 AM

Erapsco Inc. has been awarded a $179 million contract for up to 136,500 Sonobuoys of various types to track submarines, the Defense Department announced Monday

Moscow Demands Return of Communication systems Installed On Mistral

July 23, 2015 @ 01:04 PM

Russia has opened discussions with France this week on returning its communication systems installed on the Mistral-class helicopter carriers. Moscow and Paris discussed the unavoidable situations related to the return of Russian equipment which was already installed on the ships at the round of consultations held this week in Moscow

Damen Shipyard To Present Latest Products At Euronaval

January 20, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

The Damen Shipyards Group will be present at Euronaval 2014 from 27 - 31 October in Paris where we will showcase our latest products and developments. The DAMEN portfolio comprises the full range of requirements for naval and security forces, such as landing craft, fast interceptors, offshore patrol vessels, corvettes, frigates, amphibious vessels and a wide range of naval support vessels