Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates EID to Attend Expodefensa IV EID will participate in Expodefensa IV, Feria Internacional de Defensa y Seguridad, that will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, from 29 - 31 October 2014. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:54:00 GMT iRobot to upgrade US Navy's MTRS robots The US Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has awarded a contract to iRobot to upgrade its transportable robotic systems. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US and South Korea navies start Exercise Clear Horizon 2014 Maritime forces from the US and South Korean navies have commenced the annual bilateral Exercise Clear Horizon off the south of the Korean peninsula. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Babcock to support PTFS system on UK Navy submarines The UK Royal Navy has awarded a life in-service support contract to Babcock to support the precise time and frequency standard (PTFS) system, which is integrated on the nuclear-powered Vanguard and Trafalgar-class submarines. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK's RFA Argus sails to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola The UK's Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel (RFA) Argus has sailed from Falmouth to Sierra Leone, as part of the country's efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy christens and launches new USS Detroit LCS The US Navy has successfully christened its seventh littoral combat ship-7 (LCS-7) as USS Detroit, which was followed by its launch at Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, US. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy's E-2D aircraft set for deployment The US Navy Airborne Command Control and Logistics Wing's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft has successfully achieved initial operational capability (IOC), paving the way for its operational deployment. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT MoD Uses QinetiQ GRC’s Paramarine Advanced Marine Design Software to Certify Ship Stability The MoD operates a diverse range of ships and submarines worldwide, from nuclear-powered submarines carrying the UK's strategic deterrent, to aircraft carriers, frigates, destroyers, minehunters, fleet auxiliaries, patrol craft and small boats for op… Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:45:00 GMT UK MoD shortlists sites to store waste from decommissioned nuclear submarines The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has shortlisted five nuclear facilities to store radioactive waste from the Royal Navy's decommissioned nuclear-powered submarines. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Search continues for alleged underwater activity threat off Swedish coast Sweden has reportedly deployed helicopters, minesweepers and approximately 200 service personnel to search for suspicious foreign underwater activity off the Stockholm coast. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon signs US Navy's improved Laser Maverick missile contract Raytheon has received a $49.5m contract from the US Navy for the production of an improved version of laser-guided Maverick missiles. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield ADV Ocean Shield is a humanitarian and disaster relief vessel of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Formerly known as Skandi Bergen, the ship was originally built by STX OSV (now VARD) as an offshore support vessel for the Norwegian shipping company DO… Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT The world’s most dangerous waters - piracy incidents 2009 - 2013 The waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Singapore Straits are becoming increasingly dangerous, accounting for 70% of piracy incidents in the first half of 2014. lists the world’s most dangerous waters by piracy… Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy's second Triton UAS completes maiden flight The US Navy's second MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has successfully completed its maiden flight at Northrop Grumman's Palmdale facility in California, US, ahead of its flight to a navy facility in Maryland later this month. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US MSC extends Erickson's replenishment and logistics services contract Erickson has been awarded a contract extension from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver comprehensive replenishment and logistics services for the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC). Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy receives first maritime signals intelligence system from Boeing The US Navy has taken delivery of the first Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment F (SSEE-F) system, a maritime signals intelligence system developed by Boeing. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australia requests CIWS Block 1B Baseline 2 upgrade from US The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of close-in weapon system (CIWS) Block 1B Baseline 2 upgrade kits and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support to A… Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy receives 18th Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft The US Navy has received its 18th P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Boeing, the fifth delivery this year. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT UTC's Cloud Cap Technology to support US Navy's ISR programme Integrated Surveillance and Defense (ISD) has selected UTC Aerospace Systems' Cloud Cap Technology TASE 400 imaging payloads to support the US Navy's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) programme. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Transhield Protective Covers Transhield protective covers contain unique, patented VCI cover technology due to its higher VCI concentration. 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