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 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 Skeldar: breathing new life into the VTOL UAV market http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureskeldar-breathing-new-life-into-the-vtol-uav-market-5731437/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureskeldar-breathing-new-life-into-the-vtol-uav-market-5731437/ 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 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-71-5714433/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-71-5714433/ 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 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurethe-next-step-for-australias-future-submarines-5710860/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurethe-next-step-for-australias-future-submarines-5710860/ 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 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-naval-technology-stories-5705498/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-naval-technology-stories-5705498/ Australia selects DCNS for $39bn submarine development contract, North Korea tests hydrogen bomb, while UK Parliament votes in favour of £40bn Trident renewal programme. Naval-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT LCS: solving engineering problems http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurelcs-solving-engineering-problems-5688051/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featurelcs-solving-engineering-problems-5688051/ 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 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-70-5693289/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-70-5693289/ 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. 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