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 Laser-based technology helps in detection and identification of underwater targets http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslaser-based-technology-helps-in-detection-and-identification-of-underwater-targets-5879268 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslaser-based-technology-helps-in-detection-and-identification-of-underwater-targets-5879268 A new study has found that laser-based technology can serve as complementary solution to existing sonar sensors in the detection and identification of underwater targets, especially in shallow waters, complex marine regions such as archipelagos with … Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Construction begins of Royal Navy's Type 26 frigate http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssteel-cutting-begins-for-royal-navys-type-26-frigate-5877959 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssteel-cutting-begins-for-royal-navys-type-26-frigate-5877959 UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has cut the steel for the British Royal Navy's Type 26 frigate on the River Clyde, marking the beginning of the vessel's construction phase. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT USS Harry S Truman departs from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after PIA http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuss-harry-s-truman-departs-from-norfolk-naval-shipyard-after-pia-5879195 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuss-harry-s-truman-departs-from-norfolk-naval-shipyard-after-pia-5879195 USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) has departed from Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) to participate in sea trials, following a ten-month planned incremental availability (PIA) period. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Newport News Shipbuilding, ManTech, Lockheed Martin http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-newport-news-shipbuilding-mantech-lockheed-martin-5876510 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-newport-news-shipbuilding-mantech-lockheed-martin-5876510 Huntington Ingalls Industries' subsidiary Newport News Shipbuilding has secured a contract modification worth $148.73m in support of the US Navy's USS Enterprise (CVN 80) aircraft carrier. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Navy to commission first Ford-class aircraft carrier CVN 78 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-commission-first-ford-class-aircraft-carrier-cvn-78-5877827 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-commission-first-ford-class-aircraft-carrier-cvn-78-5877827 The US Navy is set to commission its newest aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT British Royal Navy's Wildcat helicopter returns after training aboard German Navy frigate http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-navys-wildcat-helicopter-returns-after-training-aboard-german-navy-frigate-5876599 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-navys-wildcat-helicopter-returns-after-training-aboard-german-navy-frigate-5876599 A Wildcat helicopter from the British Royal Navy's armed forces unit Fleet Air Arm has returned after completing an intensive training programme with the German Navy. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US and Ukraine co-host free-play phase of Exercise Sea Breeze 2017 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-and-ukraine-co-hosts-free-play-phase-of-exercise-sea-breeze-2017-5876730 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-and-ukraine-co-hosts-free-play-phase-of-exercise-sea-breeze-2017-5876730 Naval vessels from Georgia, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the US have departed the port of Odessa and the nearby Western Naval Base to participate in the free-play phase of Exercise Sea Breeze 2017 in Ukraine. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Naval maritime forces commence UNITAS 2017 in Peru http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnaval-maritime-forces-commence-unitas-2017-in-peru-5876415 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnaval-maritime-forces-commence-unitas-2017-in-peru-5876415 Naval maritime forces from 19 countries have joined forces to begin the 58th iteration of the annual multilateral exercise UNITAS 2017 in Lima, Peru. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT BAE Systems to deliver new technology for DARPA's MOCCA programme http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-to-deliver-new-technology-for-darpas-mocca-programme-5875332 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-to-deliver-new-technology-for-darpas-mocca-programme-5875332 BAE Systems has secured a contract to design and deliver new technology that will enable US Navy submarines to detect and track other submarines from greater distances. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Joint naval exercise Malabar 2017 concludes in Bay of Bengal http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsjoint-naval-exercise-malabar-2017-concludes-in-bay-of-bengal-5875202 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsjoint-naval-exercise-malabar-2017-concludes-in-bay-of-bengal-5875202 Indian, Japanese and US maritime forces have concluded the 21st annual edition of Exercise Malabar 2017 in the Bay of Bengal. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT British Royal Navy's HMS Albion completes sea trials following £90m refit http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-navys-hms-albion-completes-sea-trials-after-90m-refit-5874927 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-navys-hms-albion-completes-sea-trials-after-90m-refit-5874927 The British Royal Navy's assault ship HMS Albion has successfully completed four weeks of initial sea trials following the vessel's £90m mid-life technical upgrade programme. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK maritime forces train alongside partner navies during practice assault mission http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-maritime-forces-train-along-with-partner-navies-5874158 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-maritime-forces-train-along-with-partner-navies-5874158 British Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel have trained alongside naval forces from several partner nations during deployment on-board a French warship. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Navy test fires Tomahawk cruise missiles for first time http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-test-fires-tomahawk-cruise-missiles-for-the-first-time-5874871 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-test-fires-tomahawk-cruise-missiles-for-the-first-time-5874871 The US Navy has test fired two Raytheon-built Tomahawk cruise missiles from new submarine payload tubes on the Virginia-class naval vessel USS North Dakota (SSN-784) in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ireland to deploy defence forces for EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsirish-minister-to-deploy-defence-forces-for-eunavfor-med-operation-sophia-5873596 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsirish-minister-to-deploy-defence-forces-for-eunavfor-med-operation-sophia-5873596 Ireland's Minister of State at the Department of Defence Paul Kehoe has secured Dáil approval for the deployment of a contingent of the Permanent Defence Force to serve as part of the European Union (EU) naval mission in the Mediterranean, EUNAVFOR M… Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT BAE receives grant for maritime autonomous systems testing service in UK http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-receives-grant-for-maritime-autonomous-systems-testing-service-in-uk-5872325 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-receives-grant-for-maritime-autonomous-systems-testing-service-in-uk-5872325 BAE Systems has secured a grant to design and launch the first testing service for maritime autonomous systems in Solent, UK. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Navy and USMC prepare to deploy F-35B aircraft http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-usmc-prepare-to-deploy-f-35b-aircraft-5873400 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-usmc-prepare-to-deploy-f-35b-aircraft-5873400 The US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC) are preparing for the deployment of the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, which is currently slated for next year. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT ECA Group to supply consumables for French Navy's PAP demining ROVs http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newseca-group-to-supply-consumables-for-french-navys-pap-demining-rovs-5871418 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newseca-group-to-supply-consumables-for-french-navys-pap-demining-rovs-5871418 ECA Group has secured a new contract to deliver consumables for the French Navy's PAP demining remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Piriou to deliver French Navy's new ice-breaker L'Astrolabe in September http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newspiriou-delivers-new-ice-breaker-lastrolabe-to-the-french-navy-5872237 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newspiriou-delivers-new-ice-breaker-lastrolabe-to-the-french-navy-5872237 Shipbuilding, repair and naval engineering company Piriou is set to formally deliver the French Navy's new patrol and polar logistic ice-breaker L'Astrolabe in early September this year. Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT New P-8A Poseidon aircraft squadrons announced for UK's RAF http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnew-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-squadrons-announced-for-uk-5871359 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnew-p-8a-poseidon-aircraft-squadrons-announced-for-uk-5871359 The British Royal Air Force's (RAF) No. 120 Squadron and No. 201 Squadron from Lossiemouth, Moray, are set to operate nine new P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT BAE Systems awards contracts to 14 companies for British Royal Navy's Type 26 ships http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-awards-contracts-to-14-companies-for-royal-navys-type-26-ships-5870268 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-awards-contracts-to-14-companies-for-royal-navys-type-26-ships-5870268 BAE Systems has awarded new manufacturing equipment contracts to 14 companies for the British Royal Navy's Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS). Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT