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 September's top stories: Naval Group / Fincantieri merger, Rolls-Royce autonomous ship http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureseptembers-top-stories-naval-group-fincantieri-merger-rolls-royce-autonomous-ship-5946604/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureseptembers-top-stories-naval-group-fincantieri-merger-rolls-royce-autonomous-ship-5946604/ 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 Scanning the Dutch navy http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurescanning-the-dutch-navy-5920931/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurescanning-the-dutch-navy-5920931/ 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 Type 26: all systems go http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuretype-26-all-systems-go-5921350/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featuretype-26-all-systems-go-5921350/ 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 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-79-5925874/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-79-5925874/ 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? http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurein-a-war-with-cyber-attackers-just-how-vulnerable-is-trident-5920399/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurein-a-war-with-cyber-attackers-just-how-vulnerable-is-trident-5920399/ 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 August's top stories: British Royal Navy's future sub concepts, Thales $4bn AJISS deal http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-uk-navys-future-sub-concepts-thales-4bn-ajiss-deal-5919122/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-uk-navys-future-sub-concepts-thales-4bn-ajiss-deal-5919122/ 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. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from August 20… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT 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