New Article information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Article listed on www.naval-technology.com http://www.naval-technology.com/ en-us http://www.naval-technology.com/ New Article information at Naval Technology http://www.naval-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Luyang-III Class / Type 052D Destroyers http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/luyang-052d-destroyers/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/luyang-052d-destroyers/ The Luyang-III-class, Type 052D, guided-missile destroyers are being built by Changxingdao-Jiangnan Shipyard (JNCX) and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 74 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-74-5787041/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-74-5787041/ In this issue: The EU army that isn’t an army, BAE Systems on cyber security skills, innovation in explosive trace detection, Airbus’ high-altitude pseudo-satellite, the UK’s $1bn deal for US-built Predator B aircraft, piracy in Somalia after Operati… Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT KM Bagan Datuk Class Patrol Craft http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/km-bagan-datuk-class-patrol-craft/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/km-bagan-datuk-class-patrol-craft/ The TKM Bagan Datuk-class is a fleet of new generation patrol craft that Destini Shipbuilding & Engineering, a subsidiary of Destini Berhad, is building for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: UK carrier strike capability delay, RAN's ASMD upgrade http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-uk-carrier-strike-capability-delay-rans-asmd-upgrade-5777407/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-uk-carrier-strike-capability-delay-rans-asmd-upgrade-5777407/ The UK National Audit Office warned of potential delays in achieving initial carrier strike operating capability, BAE Systems completed anti-ship missile defence (ASMD) upgrade of Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) last Anzac frigate and US, UK and French… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Operation Ocean Shield: mission success? http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureoperation-ocean-shield-mission-success-5776043/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureoperation-ocean-shield-mission-success-5776043/ Since the end of NATO’s Operation Ocean Shield, two ships have been hijacked within two weeks near the cost of Somalia – a development that has raised questions over the success of the mission. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:45:00 GMT Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD) / Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/mobile-landing-platform-mlp-ship/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/mobile-landing-platform-mlp-ship/ Formerly known as Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), the Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD) / Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) is a new class of auxiliary vessels under construction for the US Navy. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMT Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Replacement Vessels http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/auxiliary-oiler-replenishment-aor-replacement-vessels/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/auxiliary-oiler-replenishment-aor-replacement-vessels/ The Government of Australia is acquiring a class of two new Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) vessels under Phase 3 of SEA 1654 programme, to provide maritime support capability to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 73 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-73-5759628/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-73-5759628/ In this issue: The UK’s laser weapons project, US defence under Trump, industry trends for the year ahead, the challenges of maintaining effective land forces, new energy ideas for operating bases, a lesson in air readiness with NATO, and more. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:35:00 GMT FSD195 Fast Patrol Vessel http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/fsd195-fast-patrol-vessel/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/fsd195-fast-patrol-vessel/ The FSD195 fast patrol vessel (FPV) was designed and built by Italian shipbuilder Ferretti Group's subsidiary Ferretti Security and Defence (FSD), and was initially unveiled in February 2016. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:10:00 GMT Marte MK2/N Medium-Range Anti-Ship Missile System http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/marte-mk2n-medium-range-anti-ship-missile-system/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/marte-mk2n-medium-range-anti-ship-missile-system/ Marte MK2/N is a ship-launched variant of the Marte Mk2 family of anti-ship weapon systems developed by European missile manufacturer, MBDA. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT February's top stories: Norway-Germany cooperation, Charles de Gaulle refit programme http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-norway-germany-cooperation-charles-de-gaulle-refit-programme-5756190/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-norway-germany-cooperation-charles-de-gaulle-refit-programme-5756190/ Norway and Germany initiated a comprehensive industrial cooperation on submarine and missile deliveries, the French Navy's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier entered a major refit programme and SAIC delivered its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 t… Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gremyashchy Class (Project 20385) Multi-Purpose Corvettes http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/gremyashchy-class-project-20385-multi-purpose-corvettes/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/gremyashchy-class-project-20385-multi-purpose-corvettes/ Gremyashchy class (Project 20385) is an advanced variant of Steregushchy class (Project 20380) multi-purpose corvettes, which have been in service with the Russian Navy since 2007. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT PPA Class Multi-Purpose Offshore Patrol Vessels http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/ppa-class-multi-purpose-offshore-patrol-vessels/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/ppa-class-multi-purpose-offshore-patrol-vessels/ A class of seven multi-role offshore patrol vessels (Pattugliatori Polivalenti d’Altura (PPA)) on order for the Italian Navy will be delivered by 2026. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SSK Scorpene Class Attack Submarine http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/scorpene/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/scorpene/ The Scorpene submarine has been jointly developed by DCNS of France (formerly DCN) and Navantia (formerly Bazan, then Izar) of Spain. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hingol-Class Maritime Patrol Vessels http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/hingol-class-maritime-patrol-vessels/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/hingol-class-maritime-patrol-vessels/ Hingol-Class maritime patrol vessels (MPVs) are a class of four ships being built by a partnership between China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 72 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-72-5736456/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-72-5736456/ In this issue: New capabilities in air-to-air refuelling, a look at NATO’s new comms system, trends in protected mobility for armoured vehicles, the world’s first explosives sniffer drone, the future of UAVs in maritime ISR, closing capability gaps i… Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:06:00 GMT UNPAV High-Speed Multi-purpose Patrol Vessels http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/unpav-high-speed-multi-purpose-patrol-vessels/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/unpav-high-speed-multi-purpose-patrol-vessels/ UNPAV (Unità Navale Polivalente Alta Velocità) is a class of two high-speed multipurpose patrol vessels designed and being built by Intermarine (Immsi Group), for the Italian Navy’s Special Forces unit Gruppo Operativo Incursori (GOI). Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Skeldar: breathing new life into the VTOL UAV market http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureskeldar-breathing-new-life-into-the-vtol-uav-market-5731437/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureskeldar-breathing-new-life-into-the-vtol-uav-market-5731437/ The Skeldar V-200 has served as an essential maritime asset in the EU NAVFOR mission against piracy and armed robbery off the Horn of Africa and in the Western Indian Ocean. Claire Apthorp speaks to manufacturer UMS Skeldar about the growing importan… Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mistral Class – Amphibious Assault Ships http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/mistral/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/mistral/ The Mistral and Tonnerre BPC (bâtiment de projection et de commandment) ships are the French Navy's new 21,300t amphibious assault, command and power projection ships. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) Landing Craft http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/ship-to-shore-connector-ssc-landing-craft/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/ship-to-shore-connector-ssc-landing-craft/ The Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) landing craft is being developed by Textron Marine & Land Systems team to replace the US Navy's Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) hovercraft fleet. Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT