Russian Seas to See Unmanned Vessels by 2023

December 17, 2020 @ 05:42 AM

Russia is planning to develop unmanned sea vessels by 2023. “In three years, we will see the first samples, since Russia became the first country that has allocated a corridor for testing

Prototype of Turkey’s AI-Controlled Armored Unmanned Surface Vessel Complete

December 16, 2020 @ 03:17 PM

Turkeys Ares Shipyard and Meteksan Defense Industry Inc., have completed prototype of the countrys first armored unmanned surface vessel (AUSV)

S.Korean LIG Nex1 to Develop Underwater Mine Detector Robot

December 9, 2020 @ 07:26 AM

South Koreas LIG Nex1 Co. will develop a robotic mine detector that can remain hundreds of meters below the sea for over 20 hours

Turkey Unveils First Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle

October 29, 2020 @ 10:04 AM

Antalya-based ARES Shipyard and Ankara-based Meteksan Defence unveiled a concept of Turkeys first Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) “ULAQ” on Wednesday. Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle, whose prototype will be launched in December, is going to be the first platform of the “ULAQ” line, Meteksan said in a release...

Iran to Unveil its Helicopter Carrier Ship in November

September 25, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Iran will unveil its first Amphibious Transport Dock (ATD) - helicopter carrier ship this November on Navy Day. The ship will carry up to 7 helicopters, an assortment of drones and electronic warfare equipment among others

Kongsberg to Supply 4 HUGIN AUV Survey Systems to India’s Garden Reach...

September 25, 2020 @ 09:29 AM

Kongsberg Maritime has concluded the sale of four HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) systems to the Indian Defence Public Sector shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE), located in Kolkata, India. This sale has been conducted in collaboration with Kongsberg Maritime India, a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime

BAE Systems Unveils New Unmanned Sea Vehicle

September 23, 2020 @ 08:10 AM

BAE Systems has unveiled the newest addition to its unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) portfolio, the Riptide UUV-12. The 12” diameter vehicle is the companys entry into the medium UUV market – joining three small UUV variants – and marks the first new vehicle since last years acquisition of Riptide Autonomous Solutions

Lockheed to Conduct US Navy’s Unmanned Surface Vessel Study

September 19, 2020 @ 08:32 AM

Lockheed Martin will provide a study for an integrated and capable payload ship, able to patrol for extended durations, as part of the U.S

Elbit Integrates Mini-Drone Onboard Autonomous Boat

July 9, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

Elbit Systems has completed tests of Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) after equipping the boat with a mini-drone, last week. “Trials conducted in recent weeks were dedicated to the integration of a mini-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), onboard the Seagull USV, further enhancing its intelligence gathering capabilities,” the company said in a release July 9

ECA Adds Unmanned Rotorcraft to Belgian-Dutch Mine Hunter Program

July 8, 2020 @ 05:03 PM

ECA Group announced Wednesday it selected the SKELDAR V-200 Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial system (UAS) for integration with the Belgian and Dutch cooperative naval Mine Countermeasure (MCM) program. The project involves building twelve mine hunters equipped with drone systems (Toolbox) to the Belgian and Dutch navies

China Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship Reveals Unmanned Helicopter Drone Model

July 3, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

China's Type 075 amphibious assault ship (AAS) has revealed an unmanned reconnaissance helicopter model on deck which resembled the AR500C, a new drone that was test-flown for the first time on May 20. The presence of the life-size model of the AR500C together with that of what looks like a transport helicopter, most likely the Z-8, is intended to test space allocation

Belgian-Dutch Mine Hunter Program Clears “Systems Functional Review” Phase

July 2, 2020 @ 08:57 AM

The Belgian-Dutch mine hunter program has crossed “Systems Functional Review” phase that validates the functional and architectural studies of the ships onboard systems including propulsion and combat systems, and more than hundred drones. “On May 23, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams, exactly one year after the notification of the contract in 2019,” Belgium Naval & Robotics company said in