New Features information at Naval Technology New and updated information from Features listed on www.naval-technology.com http://www.naval-technology.com/ en-us http://www.naval-technology.com/ New Features information at Naval Technology http://www.naval-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Global Defence Technology: Issue 78 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-78-5897919/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-78-5897919/ 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 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-uk-type-26-construction-mbdas-sea-venomanl-missile-5896401/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-uk-type-26-construction-mbdas-sea-venomanl-missile-5896401/ 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 The future of Littoral warfare http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurethe-future-of-littoral-warfare-5885252/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurethe-future-of-littoral-warfare-5885252/ Autonomous vehicles, augmented reality systems and advanced wireless networks were among over 50 new technologies showcased during a recent US military exercise. Claire Apthorp tuned in as experts from industry, academia and the Naval Research and De… Sun, 30 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 77 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-77-5871030/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-77-5871030/ In this issue: South Korea’s defence strategy, NATO’s cyber security upgrades, the future of Scotland’s military bases, stealth solutions for refuelling tankers, new research into supercavitating torpedoes and more. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:33:00 GMT The 10 biggest aircraft carriers http://www.naval-technology.com/features/feature-the-10-biggest-aircraft-carriers_4067861-4067861/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/feature-the-10-biggest-aircraft-carriers_4067861-4067861/ The eminence of aircraft carriers as floating air bases has been proven since World War II. Three of the world's 10 biggest aircraft carriers by displacement are operated by Asian naval forces, while the US Navy owns the world's biggest aircraft carr… Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: HMS Queen Elizabeth sea trials, US' $13bn Ford-class carrier http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-hms-queen-elizabeth-sea-trials-us-13bn-ford-class-carrier-5860975/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-hms-queen-elizabeth-sea-trials-us-13bn-ford-class-carrier-5860975/ The British Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth set sail for the first time to begin six weeks of sea trials, the US Navy accepted the delivery of its first $12.9bn Ford-class aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), and a new report wa… Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT The allure of supercavitating torpedoes http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurethe-allure-of-supercavitating-torpedoes-5838643/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurethe-allure-of-supercavitating-torpedoes-5838643/ Alongside directed energy weapons and electromagnetic rail guns, supercavitating torpedoes repeatedly feature at the top of the wish list of must-have capabilities for any self-respecting navy of the future – and it is easy to see why. The allure of … Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Gerald R Ford: Ready or not? http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuregerald-r-ford-ready-or-not-5027393/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuregerald-r-ford-ready-or-not-5027393/ The US Navy’s Gerald R Ford carrier is suffering from a number of issues which could affect major areas of flight operations, rendering it “not ready for warfare”, according to a Department of Defense memo obtained by Bloomberg News. The $12.9bn Ford… Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 76 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-76-5836037/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-76-5836037/ In this issue: The UK’s new virtual training capability, how small businesses can secure MoD contracts, benefits of networking radios for dismounted combat, contenders for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle, improving MRO availability wit… Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:36:00 GMT May's top stories: IAI secures $630m deal, Raytheon wins $327.14m contract modification http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuremays-top-stories-iai-secures-630m-contract-raytheon-wins-32714m-contract-modification-5827192/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuremays-top-stories-iai-secures-630m-contract-raytheon-wins-32714m-contract-modification-5827192/ IAI secures a $630m deal to supply LRSAM systems for Indian Navy vessels, and Raytheon wins a $327.14m contract modification to manufacture AN / SPY-6(V) radars. Naval-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from May 2017. Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 75 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-75-5810035/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-75-5810035/ In this issue: The race for satellite servicing robots in the US, Finland’s defence upgrades, replacing the Royal Navy’s Harpoon missiles, why NATO must adapt to survive, and more. Wed, 10 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT US Marine Corp’s ACV competition: profiling the contenders http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureus-marine-corps-acv-competition-profiling-the-contenders-5806031/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureus-marine-corps-acv-competition-profiling-the-contenders-5806031/ Testing for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle increment 1.1 programme is now underway, with contenders lining up to replace the force’s battle-weary Assault Amphibious Vehicle fleet. Two teams have been awarded EMD contracts for the comp… Mon, 08 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT Securing the Royal Navy’s future firepower http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuresecuring-the-royal-navys-future-firepower-5805889/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuresecuring-the-royal-navys-future-firepower-5805889/ As things stand, 2018 will see the Royal Navy’s Harpoon (Block 1C) missile – the sole heavyweight anti-ship missile system in its service – retire without replacement, leaving the UK with a serious under-capacity to perform the most fundamental of al… Sun, 07 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: UK MoD negotiates £1.4bn contract, Australia releases RFT for $35bn http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-uk-mod-negotiates-14bn-contract-australian-government-releases-rft-for-35bn-5799875/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-uk-mod-negotiates-14bn-contract-australian-government-releases-rft-for-35bn-5799875/ UK MoD negotiates £1.4bn contract for Royal Navy's sixth Astute-class submarine, and Australian Government releases RFT for $35bn Future Frigate project. Naval-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April, 2017. Wed, 03 May 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 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 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 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 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