New Article information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Naval Technology The allure of supercavitating torpedoes Alongside directed energy weapons and electromagnetic rail guns, supercavitating torpedoes repeatedly feature at the top of the wish list of must-have capabilities for any self-respecting navy of the future – and it is easy to see why. The allure of … Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Project 12700 Mine Countermeasures Vessels The Project 12700 mine countermeasures vessels are being built by Sredne-Nevskiy Shipyard, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, for the Russian Navy. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Gerald R Ford: Ready or not? The US Navy’s Gerald R Ford carrier is suffering from a number of issues which could affect major areas of flight operations, rendering it “not ready for warfare”, according to a Department of Defense memo obtained by Bloomberg News. The $12.9bn Ford… Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT 43.5m Inshore Patrol Vessels The Ministry of Defence (MOD) of the Republic of Croatia is acquiring a series of five vessels from Brodosplit shipyard, in order to increase the maritime protection capabilities of the Croatian Navy and the Croatian Coast Guard. Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 76 In this issue: The UK’s new virtual training capability, how small businesses can secure MoD contracts, benefits of networking radios for dismounted combat, contenders for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle, improving MRO availability wit… Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:36:00 GMT DTG2 Remotely Operated Vehicles The DTG2 series of small remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are produced by Deep Trekker for use by military and search-and-rescue (SAR) organisations. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT May's top stories: IAI secures $630m deal, Raytheon wins $327.14m contract modification IAI secures a $630m deal to supply LRSAM systems for Indian Navy vessels, and Raytheon wins a $327.14m contract modification to manufacture AN / SPY-6(V) radars. wraps up the key headlines from May 2017. Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Resolve Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Vessel The Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessel is a retrofit of MV Asterix container vessel to support the Royal Canadian Navy’s at-sea replenishment capability. Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Viana do Castelo Class Offshore Patrol Vessels Viana do Castelo Class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) are under construction for the Portuguese Navy. Wed, 31 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vulcano Logistic Support Ship (LSS) Vulcano logistic support ship (LSS) being built by Fincantieri for the Italian Navy is scheduled to be commissioned in 2019. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT U212A Todaro Class Submarines The U212A Todaro-class submarines were built by Fincantieri for the Italian Navy (Marina Militare). Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT BAL-C Logistics Support Vessel The Armed Forces of Honduras is acquiring a logistics support and cargo vessel named Buque de Apoyo Logístico y Cabotaje (BAL-C) from Colombia to improve the country's maritime security capabilities in La Mosquitia and other remote areas. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT BAP Pisco Landing Platform Dock BAP Pisco (AMP-156) is a new multi-purpose landing platform dock (LPD) being built by SIMA-Peru Marine Industrial Services for the Peruvian Navy. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Yuri Ivanov (Project 18280) Class Intelligence-Gathering Vessels Project 18280-class is a fleet of two intelligence-gathering vessels built to meet specific mission needs of the Russian Navy. Thu, 11 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 75 In this issue: The race for satellite servicing robots in the US, Finland’s defence upgrades, replacing the Royal Navy’s Harpoon missiles, why NATO must adapt to survive, and more. Wed, 10 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT US Marine Corp’s ACV competition: profiling the contenders Testing for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle increment 1.1 programme is now underway, with contenders lining up to replace the force’s battle-weary Assault Amphibious Vehicle fleet. Two teams have been awarded EMD contracts for the comp… Mon, 08 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT Securing the Royal Navy’s future firepower As things stand, 2018 will see the Royal Navy’s Harpoon (Block 1C) missile – the sole heavyweight anti-ship missile system in its service – retire without replacement, leaving the UK with a serious under-capacity to perform the most fundamental of al… Sun, 07 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Gowind® 2500 Corvette The Gowind® 2500 corvette is one of two variants in the Gowind family of multi-mission corvettes developed by DCNS Group. Thu, 04 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ivan Papanin (Project 23550) Class Arctic Patrol Vessels The Ivan Papanin (Project 23550) class is a fleet of two multipurpose patrol icebreakers being built by JSC Admiralty Shipyards for the Russian Navy. Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: UK MoD negotiates £1.4bn contract, Australia releases RFT for $35bn UK MoD negotiates £1.4bn contract for Royal Navy's sixth Astute-class submarine, and Australian Government releases RFT for $35bn Future Frigate project. wraps up the key headlines from April, 2017. Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT