Chinas Yunzhou Tech has developed an unmanned high-speed vessel that has achieved a breakthrough in its dynamic cooperative confrontation technology, which could quickly intercept, besiege and expel invasive targets. Compared with manned vessels, ship drones have the advantages of low cost, multiple functions, strong scalability, high mobility and long duration
Naval Group announced the creation of the MCM (Mine CounterMeasures) R&D centre within its subsidiary, Naval Group Belgium, on Thursday. This centre will work jointly with Belgian partners in a collaborative laboratory called the MCM Lab
UAEs state-owned EDGE signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), to jointly design a first-in-class series of 17m unmanned surface vessels (USV) at the Dubai Airshow 2021. EDGE is leveraging its entity, ADSB, the regional leader in the design, new build, repair, maintenance, refit and conversion of...
Chinese-made unmanned submersible Haidou-1 and the manned Striver (Fendouzhe) conducted a large-scale near-bottom topographic survey in the western depression of the Challenger Deep during a scientific expedition to the Mariana Trench. With this, the Haidou-1 became the first in the world to survey the Challenger Deep, the worlds deepest spot at...
Saab has agreed to sell 10 of its new electric work remotely operated vehicles (eWROV), including further options, to marine robotics company, Ocean Infinity. The eWROV is the latest addition to Saab Seaeyes underwater portfolio used across a variety of offshore energy sectors, ocean science and defence
Elbit Systems has won contracts valued $56 million to supply Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) capabilities to the Navy of a country in Asia-Pacific. The contracts will be performed over a 12-month period
Austrian company Schiebel Group announced Thursday it will bid for the Indian Navy Naval Ship-borne Unmanned Aerial System (NSUAS) Fast Track Programme. Under the project, the service wants to buy approximately 15 shipborne drones Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Sea lines of Communication (SLOC) monitoring and Coastal/ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance, anti-piracy and anti-terrorism, assistance in Search and Rescue and assistance in Maritime Domain Awareness
South Korean firm LIG Nex1 announced in late July the completion of sea trials of its Haegum-3 (Sea Sword 3) unmanned surface vehicle (USV). The development work was carried out under the umbrella of a two-year public-private joint venture, called ‘The Coastal Security and the Rapid Response Unmanned Surface Vehicle Civil-Military Technology Commercialization Support Program', between 2019 and 2021
A Boeing-led team has demonstrated manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capabilities in a virtual environment using the Navys MQ-25TM Stingray unmanned aerial refueler, the E-2D Hawkeye airborne command-and-control aircraft and the F/A-18 Super Hornet. The demonstration, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, used Northrop Grummans portable E-2D simulator in conjunction with Boeings F/A-18 and MQ-25 simulations to establish a data link network that was used to supervise MQ-25 flight operations