U.S. Navy Orders Lionfish UUVs

October 12, 2023 @ 12:52 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Mission Technologies division was awarded a contract to build nine small unmanned undersea vehicles (SUUV) for the U.S

Turkish Aerial and Naval Drones Team up to Sink Target Ship in...

October 10, 2023 @ 05:23 AM

Turkeys Defense Ministry said domestically developed kamikaze sea drones, in collaboration with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), successfully sunk a target ship. The trial, held in the Eastern Mediterranean off the coast of Mersin province, featured eight Albatros-S unmanned surface vessels (USVs) developed by the pioneering defense contractor, Aselsan

NTU Singapore, Naval Group to Advance Autonomous Vehicle and Vessel Navigation

September 29, 2023 @ 05:42 AM

NTU Singapore and Naval Group, through its subsidiary Naval Group Far East, are collaborating on autonomous technologies for vessels and unmanned vehicles, signing two research agreements totaling S$2.3 million on Thursday

DARPA's 'Manta Ray' Long Endurance Underwater UAV Completes Water Immersion Test

September 28, 2023 @ 08:54 AM

DARPA's Manta Ray program tested a scaled-down model of the underwater drone made by PacMar Technologies to check its sensors, how well it moves in water, and if it can perform tasks on its own. The tests were conducted in the waters off Oahu, Hawaii, DARPA announced today

In a First, BAE Systems- Malloy Aeronautics Demo Release of Torpedo from...

September 27, 2023 @ 04:58 PM

BAE Systems and Drone-maker Malloy Aeronautics have demonstrated the capabilities of the latters T-600 heavy lift UAV to carry and release an anti-submarine torpedo during a large NATO exercise in Portugal. The T-600 is an electric-powered demonstrator UAV capable of vertical take-off and landing, can carry a payload of 200kg and...

Is Ukraine Self-sufficient in Drones?

September 22, 2023 @ 12:33 PM

Recent arms transfers to Kyiv from the U

BAE Systems to Launch New Autonomous Underwater Demonstrator in 2024

September 13, 2023 @ 11:52 AM

BAE Systems has revealed a partnership with Cellula Robotics to demonstrate the capabilities of their recently developed Extra Large Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (XLAUV), referred to as Herne. This technology demonstration in water is scheduled for the latter part of 2024

China Displays Unmanned Attack Boats at ARMY-2023

August 17, 2023 @ 07:12 AM

China showcased three types of attack boats – JARI USV, JARI-USV-A and Xuan-Long – at the ARMY-2023 Forum (August 14-20) in Moscow. Two of the unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) are of JARI type developed by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)

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 from Russia to Europe

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, and analysis