New Article information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Naval Technology 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 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 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 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 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 February's top stories: Norway-Germany cooperation, Charles de Gaulle refit programme 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 SSK Scorpene Class Attack Submarine 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 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 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 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 Skeldar: breathing new life into the VTOL UAV market 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 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 Mistral Class – Amphibious Assault Ships 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 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 SIGMA 10514 PKR Guided-Missile Frigates Two SIGMA 10514 PKR (Perusak Kawal Rudal) guided-missile frigates are being built by PT PAL Indonesia (Persero), in collaboration with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), for the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL). Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT U212A Todaro Class Submarines The U212A Todaro-class submarines are being built by Fincantieri for the Italian Navy (Marina Militare). The first two units entered service in 2006 and 2007 respectively, while a third submarine was delivered in July 2016. The last submarine is sche… Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Project 11711 Ivan Gren Class Landing Ships The Project 11711 Ivan Gren-class landing ships are being built by Yantar shipyard, a part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, for the Russian Navy. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bluefin SandShark Micro Autonomous Underwater Vehicle The Bluefin SandShark micro-autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is the latest addition to the Bluefin family of AUVs developed by Bluefin Robotics, a part of General Dynamics Mission Systems. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Car Nicobar Class Fast Attack Craft (FAC) Car Nicobar Class fast attack craft (FAC) of the Indian Navy were built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) in Kolkata, India, between 2007 and 2011. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 71 Keeping the peace in the Arctic region, a new satellite service from Airbus, closing the GPS gap with wearable sensors, instant detection for armour damage, high-speed drones for fighter aircraft support, progress of Australia’s new submarines, and m… Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:15:00 GMT