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Electrifying the US Navy: meeting future demand
26 April, 2016 | by Dr Gareth Evans
From meeting the need to improve fuel economy and enhance operational flexibility to preparing for the power-hungry radar, communications and energy weapons systems of the future, the US Navy...
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Global Defence Technology: Issue 62 13 April, 2016 In this issue: The US defence budget for 2017, the case for consolidation in Europe, precision airdrops with the US military’s JPADS, the UK’s future flying training, the latest progress in the...

March's top stories: UK’s $3.2bn P-8A deal, first AWD Hobart aegis testing 05 April, 2016 by Nancy Victor The US has agreed the $3.2bn sale of P-8A patrol aircraft to the UK, Lockheed starts Aegis testing on Australian Navy’s first AWD Hobart and the UK Government announces £642m investment...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 61 08 March, 2016 In this issue: India’s defence relationship with Russia and the US, the UK’s strategic shift, the future of directed energy weapons, improving connectivity at military bases, progress of the...

February's top stories: Railgun for Zumwalt ship, Successor submarine design work 01 March, 2016 by Nancy Victor The US Navy revealed plans to install electromagnetic railgun on its new Zumwalt-class destroyer, the UK MoD invested £201m for Successor submarine design work and HMS Queen Elizabeth crew...

Celestial navigation: navy resurrects ancient craft to thwart hackers 29 February, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans Celestial navigation is making a comeback on the US Navy’s curriculum as the threat of cyber attacks on increasingly high-tech positioning systems becomes ever more of a concern. How is the...

Mine-hunters: are they still needed? 18 February, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans While the use of sea mines has declined steeply since the two world wars, it would be wrong to consign them to the history books just yet. With murmurs of significant arsenals held by China...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 60 11 February, 2016 In this issue: Why the Pentagon opposes further defence industry mergers, a new technology to detect WMDs, the ground vehicle of tomorrow, contenders for the US Army’s next handgun, how the...

January's top stories: North Korea Hydrogen bomb test, Boeing P-8A deal 08 February, 2016 North Korea claims successfully hydrogen bomb test, Boeing wins $2.46bn contract to deliver P-8A aircraft for US and Australia and UK Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales welcomes its first...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 59 13 January, 2016 In this issue: How ISIS captured an arsenal of Western weapons and vehicles, the UK’s new frontline hospital, the future of Global Hawk, the US Navy counters hacking threats with...

2015: The year's biggest Naval Technology stories 05 January, 2016 by Shreosree Banerjee Egypt to buy French helicopter carriers for $1bn, Australia allocates $65bn for naval shipbuilding projects while India approves naval projects worth around $16bn. Naval-technology.com wraps...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 58 09 December, 2015 In this issue: Afghanistan’s military overhaul, the US Air Force’s adaptive jet engine, progress of the XS-1 space plane, Norway’s plans for collaborative submarine procurement, smart energy...

November's top stories: French carriers attack ISIS, UK’s £1.3bn Astute deal 08 December, 2015 by Nancy Victor The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle launched operations against Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq for the first time, the UK MoD awarded £1.3bn contract to build Royal Navy’s...

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