New Features information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Naval Technology 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 Unmanned Warrior: the exercise planned in the cloud This October, over 40 companies and institutions will flock to Scotland to demonstrate the latest unmanned and autonomous technologies for the maritime defence industry. Katie Woodward speaks to Esri UK about the challenges of planning an exercise on… Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:02:00 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 Inside Exercise Unmanned Warrior This month the Royal Navy is hosting a large-scale demonstration of maritime autonomous systems, which will see 40 participants from industry, academia and defence operating unmanned and autonomous vehicles. Katie Woodward finds out more about the Un… Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:17:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 67 In this issue: Key outcomes from this year’s NATO summit, lessons to be learned from the Iraq invasion, inside the smart HQ, managing the MoD’s joint contingency plans, industry majors team up for the UK’s new fighter trainer, the Royal Navy catches … Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:42:00 GMT August's top stories: Scorpene data leak, $2.5bn Virginia-class submarine The US Navy has taken delivery of new $2.5bn Virginia-class submarine, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Illinois (SSN 786), India and France launch probe over Scorpene submarine data leak. wraps up key headlines from August. Thu, 08 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 66 In this issue: The potential of a joint European force, Singapore’s defence procurement, Oshkosh’s TerraMax technology, the US Combat Rescue Helicopter programme, evolution of the Gripen E, Archerfish mine-hunting drone and more. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 15:58:00 GMT July's top stories: UK Trident renewal, Court rule on South China Sea The UK Parliament voted to renew continuous-at-sea nuclear deterrent, an international court ruled against China’s sovereignty claims over South China Sea and delivery of the US Navy’s first Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier has been delayed again. Nava… Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Archerfish: fishing for mines Sea mines may seem an archaic hangover from a largely forgotten era of naval warfare, but they remain just as real and present a danger for sailors today as they did in earlier times. The deployment of mines has dropped dramatically since the two Wor… Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 65 In this issue: Project CameraShy and Chinese cyber espionage, Nordic defence cooperation, lightweight vehicle armour, SpaceX challenges the United Launch Alliance, overhauling the UK’s Type 45 destroyers and more Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:08:00 GMT Ironing out the ‘snags’ on the UK Navy’s Type 45 destroyers The Type 45 destroyers, the UK Navy’s most advanced warships, have had their fair share of troubles. Just recently it was revealed that “total electric failures are common” and that the propulsion system often needs repairs. The whole fleet is set to… Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: Fincantieri-Qatar’s €4bn navy deal, RIMPAC 2016 begins Fincantieri won a €4bn contract to build seven vessels for the Qatar Navy, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 international maritime exercise started in Hawaiian waters and the US Navy’s fifth mobile user objective system satellite was successfully lau… Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT After eighty years of Navy cryptography the question is where to next? Keeping secrets seems to be hardwired into human DNA; the use of cryptography – literally ‘hidden writing’ – as a means of secure communication arguably dates back nearly 4,000 years to late eleventh dynasty Egypt, and it has been in widespread use i… Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Succeeding with Successor: the UK presses on with its next-gen submarine programme The UK Ministry of Defence has confirmed a further £642m of funding for the Successor submarine programme, bringing the total spend so far to £3.9bn. With the programme’s assessment phase totalling £3.9bn and opposition remaining strong, how feasible… Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 64 In this issue: Australia’s shifting defence spending priorities, military innovation made in Japan, the next stage of the British-French Future Combat Air System project, modernising IT for the UK MoD, what’s next for the Successor submarine programm… Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:24:00 GMT May's top stories: First Zumwalt destroyer, BWXT’s $3.1bn US Navy contract The US Navy took delivery of first Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, BWXT won $3.1bn contract to provide naval nuclear reactor components and fuel and MBDA receives £411m contract to develop new missile for UK’s F-35B jets.… Mon, 06 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 63 In this issue: The US Marine Corps under pressure, what’s holding back military robotics, investigating drone crashes, the potential of synthetic biology in new material research, detection tech for dirty bombs, and more. Thu, 12 May 2016 16:29:00 GMT US Green Fleet: a new era of naval energy The US Navy has launched its first carrier strike group powered partly by biofuel made from beef fat, a significant turning point in reducing the military’s reliance on imported oil. Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT