Russian Autonomous Underwater Monitoring System Concept Unveiled at ARMY-2023

August 16, 2023 @ 05:13 AM

Following the Nord Stream gas pipeline blowing up, Russia's Rubin Design Bureau has developed an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to continuously monitor threats to oil and gas pipelines on the seabed. On September 26, 2022, four explosions rocked the $23 billion Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines that carried natural gas

Turkish Firm Unveils First Unmanned Underwater Glider Narval 504-P, RAMPUS UUV

August 4, 2023 @ 04:27 PM

Turkish firm Sonitus showcased mockup of the Narval 504-P unmanned underwater glider and RAMPUS UUV at IDEF 2023 exhibition held last week in Istanbul. The underwater gliders endurance at sea exceeds six months, and both products can be used for both military and civilian applications

Saab, BAE Systems to Develop Prototypes of Expendable, Unmanned Systems for U.S....

July 8, 2023 @ 04:50 AM

Saab and BAE Systems will create “Delphinus,” prototypes of new, expendable, advanced unmanned systems by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane. The Department of the Navy (DoN) was

General Atomics to Develop Propulsion Tech for Submarines, Undersea Vehicles

July 1, 2023 @ 05:15 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) will create propulsion technology designs to power submarines and other undersea vehicles under Defense Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) Advanced Propulsor, Experimental (APEX) program. The company has won a contract from General Dynamics Applied Physical Sciences to perform propulsion system design, to provide modeling, technical evaluation,...

Naval Group to Study Underwater Combat Drone System

June 8, 2023 @ 04:58 AM

The French Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) notified Naval Group of a contract intended to study the main use cases and the system architecture of an underwater combat drone called Unmanned Combat Underwater Vehicle (UCUV). This first study contract will take place over nine months

Leonardo Upgrades AWHero Drone with New Engine, Radar

June 6, 2023 @ 06:39 AM

Leonardo unveiled today the latest developments for its 200 kg class AWHero RUAS (Rotary Uncrewed Aerial System) during an official ceremony held at SEAFUTURE 2023 (La Spezia – Italy). The ceremony was held on board Italian Navys Paolo Thaon di Revel PPA (Pattugliatore Polivalente d'Altura - Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Vessel)

Navantia, SAES and Perseo to Develop Surveillance UUVs

May 19, 2023 @ 12:18 PM

Navantia, SAES, and Perseo will develop a line of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) equipped with sensors to deploy exploration and surveillance capabilities, the companies announced at FEINDEF 2023 exhibition in Spain. SAES provides tactical and mission capabilities to unmanned vehicles (UXVs) based on its expertise in sonar technology, underwater communications, and operational concepts for various missions

Israel Aerospace Presents Unmanned Submarine ‘BlueWhale’ for Covert Ops

May 6, 2023 @ 05:53 AM

Israels state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has presented the BlueWhale Large Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for the first time. This boat has already undergone thousands of autonomous operation hours, including intelligence-gathering for both maritime and coastal targets, acoustic intelligence, and identifying the presence of naval mines

Turkish Unmanned Vessel Fires Cruise Missile; First for an Autonomous Surface Vessel

March 28, 2023 @ 11:54 AM

Turkeys armed unmanned surface vessel (AUSV) MARLIN fired a cruise missile Tuesday, a first for an unmanned platform. “We continue to add new capabilities to our unmanned sea vehicles

Lockheed Martin Invests in Electric Sea-glider Maker, REGENT

March 27, 2023 @ 09:44 AM

REGENT Craft Inc. has received a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures to expedite the development of Sea-gliders for defense missions