New Features information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Naval Technology Global Defence Technology: Issue 74 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 March's top stories: UK carrier strike capability delay, RAN's ASMD upgrade 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? 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 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 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 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 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 The next step for Australia’s future submarines Australia’s Future Submarine Programme is making good progress with construction set to begin in 2022. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Naval Technology stories Australia selects DCNS for $39bn submarine development contract, North Korea tests hydrogen bomb, while UK Parliament votes in favour of £40bn Trident renewal programme. wraps up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT LCS: solving engineering problems On 13 September, just three days after she was commissioned, the US Navy’s latest Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), USS Montgomery, became the third in as many weeks to experience significant engine problems in a two-year run of breakdowns affecting both L… Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 70 In this issue: The tanks of tomorrow, unmanned technology and the frontline soldier, Rolls-Royce speaks out about UK budget policy, a new marketplace for surplus equipment, solving engineering problems on the Littoral Combat Ships, and more. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:21:00 GMT November's top stories: UK’s Type 26 construction in 2017, USMC’s F-35B testing The first steel cut for the UK Royal Navy’s next-generation Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) will be held in summer 2017, the USMC’s F-35B Lightning II aircraft undergoing testing aboard the USS America and a new report finds the UK Royal Navy has "w… Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 69 In this issue: Could Russia gain a technological edge over Britain? Plus: the benefits of base sharing, protecting GPS guided weapons from spoofing, the next step in electric vehicles, contenders for the T-X jet trainer programme, lessons learned fro… Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:06:00 GMT October's top stories: UK Successor sub Dreadnought, DARPA tests ACTUV with TALONS The UK Royal Navy’s first nuclear deterrent submarine is to be named Dreadnought, DARPA tested ACTUV vessel with TALONS prototype payload and UK and France launch next phase of £117m MMCM programme. wraps up key headlines from Oc… Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Hacking the sting out of Scorpene: DCNS leak exposes secrets Keeping secrets has never been easy, but in today’s infinitely connected, network-enabled world, it has become a great deal more difficult, especially when the tools necessary to steal sensitive information are readily available and sitting in almost… Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT ASV Global collaborates with UK companies for Unmanned Warrior The Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior exercise, taking place this October, will see over 40 participants from industry, academia and defence operating unmanned and autonomous vehicles. Katie Woodward speaks to ASV Global sales and marketing director, Vin… Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:29:00 GMT BAE Systems to demonstrate autonomous RIBs at Unmanned Warrior As the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior exercise kicks off this week in Scotland, we find out more from BAE Systems about some of the technologies on trial during this large scale unmanned demonstration. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:43:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 68 In this issue: The tech behind exercise Unmanned Warrior, trends in the world’s nuclear arsenals, Germany’s ambitious defence plans, spider silk armour for the US Army, the RAF’s future air capabilities, new trouble with Gerald R. Ford, and more. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:24:00 GMT September’s top stories: IAP position on US Navy’s contract, RAN’s Hobart-class AWD's trials IAP Worldwide Services wins a position on the US Navy’s global contingency support multiple award contract II, and the Royal Australian Navy’s first Hobart-class air warfare destroyer, Hobart, has completed builder sea trials at Techport Australia. … Thu, 06 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT