New News information at Naval Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.naval-technology.com http://www.naval-technology.com/ en-us http://www.naval-technology.com/ New News information at Naval Technology http://www.naval-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Indian Navy's INS Betwa frigate set upright http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsindian-navys-ins-betwa-frigate-set-upright-5749509 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsindian-navys-ins-betwa-frigate-set-upright-5749509 The Indian Navy's P-16A Brahmaputra-class guided missile frigate INS Betwa has been set upright on even keel at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Royal Navy's upgraded HMS Westminster welcomes its first helicopter in two years http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-royal-navy-hms-westminster-welcomes-merlin-mk2-helicopter-5749367 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-royal-navy-hms-westminster-welcomes-merlin-mk2-helicopter-5749367 The British Royal Navy’s Duke-class Type 23 frigate HMS Westminster has welcomed its first helicopter in two years, the Merlin Mk2. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Nova Integrated Systems, DRS Technologies http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lockheed-martin-nova-integrated-systems-drs-technologies-5747425 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lockheed-martin-nova-integrated-systems-drs-technologies-5747425 Lockheed Martin has secured a $150m contract for the lot 13 and 14 production of target sight systems (TSS). Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Atlas Elektronik UK to deliver two ARCIMS vehicles for undisclosed navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsatlas-elektronik-uk-bags-contract-to-deliver-two-arcims-vehicles-for-navy-5747645 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsatlas-elektronik-uk-bags-contract-to-deliver-two-arcims-vehicles-for-navy-5747645 Technology solutions provider Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) has been awarded a new contract to deliver its ATLAS remote combined influence minesweeping system (ARCIMS) mission system. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Navies from US, UK, Oman and France begin Khunjar Haad exercise http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnavies-from-us-uk-oman-and-france-begin-khunjar-haad-exercise-5748856 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnavies-from-us-uk-oman-and-france-begin-khunjar-haad-exercise-5748856 Naval personnel from the US, UK, Oman and France have commenced the 22nd iteration of the annual multilateral mine countermeasures (MCM) exercise Khunjar Haad in the Gulf of Oman. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lockheed Martin to provide TSS solution for USMC's Viper attack helicopter http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslockheed-martin-to-deploy-tss-solution-for-usmcs-viper-attack-helicopter-5747588 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslockheed-martin-to-deploy-tss-solution-for-usmcs-viper-attack-helicopter-5747588 The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) has awarded follow-on production contracts worth $150m to Lockheed Martin for delivery of the target sight system (TSS). Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Leonardo wins contract to deliver NGIFF interrogator for Italian Navy's NH90s http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-bags-contract-to-deliver-ngiff-interrogator-for-italian-navys-nh90s-5746344 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-bags-contract-to-deliver-ngiff-interrogator-for-italian-navys-nh90s-5746344 Italian company Leonardo has secured a new €11m contract to deliver its new generation identification friend or foe (NGIFF) interrogator for the Italian Navy's NH90 Nato frigate helicopters (NFHs). Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT MBDA to supply additional Marte MK2 / N anti-ship missiles to UAE Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsmbda-bags-contract-to-supply-additional-marte-mk2n-anti-ship-missiles-to-uae-navy-5746266 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsmbda-bags-contract-to-supply-additional-marte-mk2n-anti-ship-missiles-to-uae-navy-5746266 European missiles developer MBDA has secured a new contract to deliver additional Marte MK2 / N anti-ship missiles to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US Navy conducts initial human studies of tactical battle manager technology http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnrl-joins-navair-and-afrl-to-use-tbm-technology-in-air-combat-trials-5747469 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnrl-joins-navair-and-afrl-to-use-tbm-technology-in-air-combat-trials-5747469 The US Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence (NCARAI) has conducted initial human studies of the tactical battle manager (TBM) technology. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US NRL researchers investigate ways to detect and avoid aircraft icing http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnrl-researchers-are-investigating-ways-to-avoid-aircraft-icing-5745093 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnrl-researchers-are-investigating-ways-to-avoid-aircraft-icing-5745093 Scientists from the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) are researching solutions that would enable aircraft to avoid potentially hazardous icing conditions from a safe distance. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SAIC delivers its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to US Marine Corps http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaic-introduces-first-amphibious-combat-vehicle-11-to-us-marine-corps-5745809 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaic-introduces-first-amphibious-combat-vehicle-11-to-us-marine-corps-5745809 Science Applications International (SAIC) has delivered its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototype for testing to the US Marine Corps (USMC) during a ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Navy's two new Batch 2 River-class OPVs to feature SharpEye radar http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-to-install-sharpeye-radar-systems-on-uk-royal-navys-two-new-opvs-5745036 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-to-install-sharpeye-radar-systems-on-uk-royal-navys-two-new-opvs-5745036 The UK Royal Navy has selected Kelvin Hughes to deliver its SharpEye radar technology for two new Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), named HMS Tamar and HMS Spey. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT South Korea's Choi Young warship to join EU NAVFOR's Operation Atalanta http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskoreas-choi-young-warship-to-join-eu-naval-forces-operation-atalanta-in-gulf-of-aden-5744152 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskoreas-choi-young-warship-to-join-eu-naval-forces-operation-atalanta-in-gulf-of-aden-5744152 The Republic of Korea's warship Choi Young is set to join the European Union (EU) Naval Force's (NAVFOR) counter-piracy mission Operation Atalanta, which will take place off the coast of Somalia in March. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT BAE Systems invests £25m to build new apprentice training centre in UK http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-invests-25m-to-build-new-apprentice-training-centre-in-uk-5744936 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-invests-25m-to-build-new-apprentice-training-centre-in-uk-5744936 BAE Systems Submarines has invested £25m for the development of a new apprentice training facility in the UK. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US Navy to integrate GMS' SD19 SmartView display system http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-integrates-gms-sd19-smartview-display-system-5744256 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-integrates-gms-sd19-smartview-display-system-5744256 The US Navy has selected General Micro Systems' (GMS) SD19 rugged smart all-in-one display system to upgrade its vessels. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT DLT secures $133.4m BPA to provide Red Hat solution to US Department of Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdlt-secures-1334m-bpa-to-provide-red-hat-solution-to-us-department-of-navy-5742670 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdlt-secures-1334m-bpa-to-provide-red-hat-solution-to-us-department-of-navy-5742670 US-based DLT Solutions has entered a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with the US Department of Navy (DON) to deliver its Red Hat software and related services. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT GD to purchase LLT material for US Navy's Block V Virginia submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-dynamics-to-supply-long-lead-time-material-for-us-navys-block-v-virginia-class-submarines-5742537 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-dynamics-to-supply-long-lead-time-material-for-us-navys-block-v-virginia-class-submarines-5742537 General Dynamics (GD) Electric Boat has secured a new $126.5m contract from the US Navy to purchase of long lead time (LLT) material for use on Block V Virginia-class submarines. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US Navy deploys aircraft carrier for routine patrolling in South China Sea http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-deploys-carrier-strike-group-for-routine-patrolling-in-south-china-sea-5743719 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-deploys-carrier-strike-group-for-routine-patrolling-in-south-china-sea-5743719 The US Navy has deployed its Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 to commence routine operations in the South China Sea, amidst increasing tensions between the US and China. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Thales wins contract to deliver CWI transmitters to Royal Danish Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsthales-wins-contract-to-deliver-cwi-transmitters-to-the-royal-danish-navy-5741414 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsthales-wins-contract-to-deliver-cwi-transmitters-to-the-royal-danish-navy-5741414 French company Thales has secured a contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to supply 14 units of continuous wave illumination (CWI) transmitters for the Royal Danish Navy. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kelvin Hughes to supply SharpEye radars for Malaysian Navy and MMEA http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-supplies-sharpeye-naval-radars-for-malaysian-navy-and-mmea-5741354 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-supplies-sharpeye-naval-radars-for-malaysian-navy-and-mmea-5741354 Malaysian shipbuilding firm Boustead Naval Shipyard has awarded a contract to UK-based company Kelvin Hughes to deliver type-approved, upmast I-Band (X-Band) and E/F-Band (S-Band) SharpEye Doppler radars to the Royal Malaysian Navy. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT