New Article information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Naval Technology Global Defence Technology: Issue 80 In this issue: Trends in soldier armour, Palau’s place in US military strategy, trans-Atlantic cooperation on anti-submarine warfare, the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, 3D printing for naval replacement parts, new treatments for PTSD and more Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:00 GMT September's top stories: Naval Group / Fincantieri merger, Rolls-Royce autonomous ship The French and Italian governments are considering a possible merger of Naval Group and Fincantieri, Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans to develop an autonomous single-role naval vessel and GD won $5.1bn design contract for the US Navy's lead Columbia-cl… Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Guyanese Light Patrol Vessels (PLG) The Guyanese light patrol vessels are designed by naval architecture and engineering company Bureau Mauric and built by French shipbuilding company Socarenam at its shipyard in Saint-Malo, France. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fusion Hybrid Underwater Vehicle Fusion is a new hybrid underwater vehicle developed by Strategic Robotic Systems (SRS) for use in mine countermeasures (MCM), explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and unexploded explosive ordnance (UXO) missions. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Scanning the Dutch navy Keeping its vessels in top condition is a critical aspect of a naval force’s readiness, but to do so each part, little or big, needs full attention. Claire Apthorp looks at a project to scan the entire Dutch Navy in 3D. Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Gepard 3.9 Class Frigates The Gepard 3.9 class frigates are being built by JSC "Zelenodolsk plant named after A M Gorky" for the Vietnamese Navy. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Type 26: all systems go UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon recently announced the signing of a contract worth around £3.7b to start building the Royal Navy’s much anticipated Type 26 frigates. The complex deal has its pundits and detractors, but how will the ships stac… Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 79 In this issue: The race to perfect intercontinental missile interception, Germany’s new cyber security centre, Dutch defence upgrades, secure IFF equipment for aircraft, new rules for space warfare, cybersecurity concerns over Trident, naval construc… Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:11:00 GMT In a war with cyber attackers, just how vulnerable is Trident? A report released earlier this year suggests that there are major vulnerabilities that could be exploited by hackers to render the UK’s nuclear missile equipped Trident submarines useless, or worse. Could that be true, and if so what can be done? Dr … Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Project 22800 Karakurt-Class Corvettes The Project 22800 Karakurt-Class guided-missile corvettes are currently under construction for the Russian Navy. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Maharaja Lela Class Littoral Combat Ships The Maharaja Lela Class littoral combat ships (LCS) are being built by Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN). Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: British Royal Navy's future sub concepts, Thales $4bn AJISS deal The British Royal Navy presented a series of futuristic submarine concepts and Thales secured a C$5.2bn ($4.13bn) in-service support (ISS) contract for the Canadian Navy's AOPS and JSS fleet. wraps up key headlines from August 20… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Alexandrit-E Class (Project 12701) Mine Countermeasures Vessels Alexandrit-E-class (Project 12701) coastal mine countermeasures vessels are designed by Russian Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau and developed by JSC Sredne-Nevskiy Shipyard. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mk-IV Class Landing Craft Utility (LCU) The Mk-IV Class landing craft utility (LCU) vessels are being built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) for the Indian Navy. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cheonwangbong Class Landing Ship Tank (LST) Cheonwangbong-class landing ship tanks (LSTs) are the next-generation landing craft being built for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cabo Odger (OPV 84) Offshore Patrol Vessel Cabo Odger (OPV 84) is a new offshore patrol vessel built by ASMAR Shipyards, as part of the Danubio IV Project. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Amphibious Multi-Role Ship / Landing Helicopter Dock An amphibious multi-role ship / landing helicopter dock (LHD) is being built by Fincantieri at its shipyard in Castellammare di Stabia for the Italian Navy. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:55:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 78 In this issue: Autonomous systems for frontline resupply, electric hub-drive technology for armoured vehicles, the F-35’s arrival in Europe, how to turn an air force base into a ‘smart base’, the future of littoral warfare and more. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:29:00 GMT July's top stories: UK Type 26 construction, MBDA's Sea Venom / ANL missile The steel for the British Royal Navy's Type 26 frigate was cut on the River Clyde, MBDA completed the first firing of its Sea Venom / Anti-Navire Léger (ANL) anti-ship missile and USMC's CH-53K aircraft completes its first extended cross-country flig… Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Project 21 Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) The Project 21 (P-21) Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) are being built by Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) at its Pipavav shipyard. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT