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Brand-new - naval ships built in 2013
26 August, 2014
Shipbuilding in some of the top naval shipyards was in full swing in 2013 with a number of new naval vessels including the Type 45, FREMM and LCS entering service. Naval-technology.com lists...
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Latest In Defence - QEC floated out; US Marines LS3 robot; DARPA Exacto guided bullet 20 August, 2014 by Berenice Baker In this edition of Latest In Defence, BAE Systems releases timelapse footage of the first Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier being floated out into open water, the US Marines have tamed a...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 42 13 August, 2014 In this issue: Russia’s threat to cut the US off from vital rocket engine supplies, Michelin’s new anti-landmine tyre, the best designs for military flying trucks, new criticism of the...

Radical shake up planned for Australia’s Hobart-class destroyers 11 August, 2014 by Grant Turnbull Australia’s troubled shipbuilding industry could be overhauled under radical proposals by the Canberra government, local media reports have indicated. Speculation is rife that British defence...

Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft: P-8 capabilities on a budget 05 August, 2014 by Grant Turnbull Boeing’s new Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) made its international debut at this year’s Farnborough Air Show, just two years after the concept was first announced at the show. We caught...

RIMPAC 2014 - participating aircraft and helicopters 05 August, 2014 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, the world’s biggest multinational maritime exercise, is the 24th in the series that commenced in 1971. The event is being held from 26 June to 1 August in...

July's top stories: HMS Queen Elizabeth, France-Russia Mistral deal 04 August, 2014 by Nancy Victor Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has christened the UK Royal Navy's new Queen Elizabeth-class (QE) aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, while France is set to deliver Mistral-class...

France’s Mistral sale to Russia– a deal with the devil? 01 August, 2014 by Berenice Baker Despite Paris’ condemnation of Russia’s actions in Ukraine, a €1.2bn deal to sell two Mistral warships is still going ahead; a move that has provoked criticism by NATO and EU member states....

Sampson radar - UK pursues at-sea missile defence capabilities 24 July, 2014 by Berenice Baker The BAE Systems Sampson multi-function radar fitted to the Royal Navy’s fleet of Type 45 destroyers forms part of the Sea Viper naval air defence system, but it could also play a role in...

BAE Systems use simulation to refine F-35 and QEC integration 21 July, 2014 by Berenice Baker How do you work out how best to support pilots flying an aircraft that spends more time grounded than in the air to land on an aircraft carrier that’s not quite finished yet? BAE Systems...

HMS Queen Elizabeth - the beating heart of Britain’s strategic armada 16 July, 2014 by Grant Turnbull The naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth was a chance to show off the Royal Navy's newest flagship vessel and celebrate the achievements of thousands of British workers. But it was also an occasion...

The geopolitics behind RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise 11 July, 2014 The world’s largest naval exercise is currently underway in the Pacific. Rim of the Pacific – or RIMPAC – will see ships, submarines and aircraft from 22 nations train together for an...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 41 09 July, 2014 In this issue: Brazil’s move on the international defence market, keeping non-lethal weapons safe, the future of the British defence industry as an era of mega-projects ends, the latest in...

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