Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the naval-technology.com web site http://www.naval-technology.com/ en-us http://www.naval-technology.com/ Naval Technology-Updates http://www.naval-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif UK's future submarines to feature new atmosphere monitoring system http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuks-future-submarines-to-feature-new-atmosphere-monitoring-system-4454275 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuks-future-submarines-to-feature-new-atmosphere-monitoring-system-4454275 BAE Systems and scientists from The Open University have developed a new atmosphere monitoring technology for the UK Royal Navy's future submarine programme. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT CybAero's RPAS to be tested on Swedish Navy vessels http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newscybaeros-rpas-to-be-tested-on-swedish-navy-vessels-4454298 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newscybaeros-rpas-to-be-tested-on-swedish-navy-vessels-4454298 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has selected CybAero to carry out test and demonstration flights of its APID helicopter systems from a Swedish Navy Visby-class corvette. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Royal Australian Navy commissions HMAS Canberra III http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-australian-navy-commissions-hmas-canberra-iii-4454286 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-australian-navy-commissions-hmas-canberra-iii-4454286 The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has commissioned HMAS Canberra III (LHD 01), the first of two Canberra-class landing helicopter dock vessels (LHD), in Sydney, Australia. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Babcock floats Irish Navy's new LÉ James Joyce OPV http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbabcock-floats-irish-navys-new-l-james-joyce-opv-4452783 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbabcock-floats-irish-navys-new-l-james-joyce-opv-4452783 Babcock has floated the Irish Naval Service's second offshore patrol vessel (OPV), LÉ James Joyce, at its Appledore shipyard in North Devon, UK. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Airbus commissions third naval radar for US Navy's LCS programme http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsairbus-commissions-third-naval-radar-for-us-navys-lcs-programme-4452766 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsairbus-commissions-third-naval-radar-for-us-navys-lcs-programme-4452766 Airbus Defense and Space has deployed and commissioned the third TRS-3D naval radar for the US Navy's littoral combat ship (LCS) programme. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Navantia launches Australian Navy's ninth fast-landing craft http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnavantia-launches-australian-navys-ninth-fast-landing-craft-4452760 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnavantia-launches-australian-navys-ninth-fast-landing-craft-4452760 Navantia has launched the ninth medium-sized fast-landing craft (LCM-1E) for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), in a bid to support two new Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) amphibious assault vessels, ALHD Canberra and ALHD Adelaide. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Navantia Launches Ninth Fast-Landing Craft for Australia http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/navantia/pressnavantia-fast-landing-craft.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/navantia/pressnavantia-fast-landing-craft.html Navantia has launched the ninth LLC fast-landing craft for the Royal Australian Navy. Part of a 12-vessel fleet, the design of these ships is based on the fast-landing crafts built also by Navantia for the Spanish Navy between 2006 and 2008. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:06:00 GMT SENER Presents in SNAME Convention http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/sener/presssener-presents-sname-convention.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/sener/presssener-presents-sname-convention.html SENER once again took part in the annual Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) convention in the US. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:40:00 GMT Construction starts on US Navy's Virginia-class Washington submarine http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-starts-on-us-navys-virginia-class-washington-submarine-4451256 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-starts-on-us-navys-virginia-class-washington-submarine-4451256 Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division has started construction on the US Navy's Virginia-class Washington submarine (SSN 787). Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT France suspends first Russian Mistral warship delivery http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfrance-suspends-first-russian-mistral-warship-delivery-4451241 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfrance-suspends-first-russian-mistral-warship-delivery-4451241 France has reportedly suspended the delivery of the first Mistral-class aircraft carrier, Vladivostok, to Russia 'until further notice'. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT TenCate armour systems to be used on Royal Danish Navy vessels http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newstencate-armour-systems-to-be-used-on-royal-danish-navy-vessels-4451249 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newstencate-armour-systems-to-be-used-on-royal-danish-navy-vessels-4451249 The Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has placed an order with TenCate Advanced Armour for the delivery of armour systems, which will be integrated onto the Royal Danish Navy's Iver Huitfeldt-class frigates and Absalon-class suppor… Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT US Navy assesses SEWIP block upgrade programme for littoral combat ships http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-assesses-sewip-block-upgrade-programme-for-lcs-4449680 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-assesses-sewip-block-upgrade-programme-for-lcs-4449680 The US Navy has assessed a scaled-down version of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) system for integration on its future littoral combat ships (LCS). Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft launched by US Navy’s VAW-121 squadron http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newse-2d-advanced-hawkeye-aircraft-launched-by-us-navys-vaw-121-squadron-4449688 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newse-2d-advanced-hawkeye-aircraft-launched-by-us-navys-vaw-121-squadron-4449688 The US Navy's carrier-based airborne early warning squadron (VAW)-121, the Bluetails, has launched its first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, marking an end to its 37-year association with the previous model E-2C Hawkeye. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK MOD orders four F-35B Lightning II aircraft http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-orders-four-f-35b-lightning-ii-aircraft-4449701 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-orders-four-f-35b-lightning-ii-aircraft-4449701 The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has placed an order with Lockheed Martin for the procurement of four F-35B Lightning II stealth combat aircraft. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT North Korea conducts ejection launcher tests for submarine missile http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-conducts-ejection-launcher-tests-for-submarine-missile-4448485 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-conducts-ejection-launcher-tests-for-submarine-missile-4448485 North Korea has reportedly tested an ejection launcher for submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) in Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Kaman to upgrade Peruvian Navy’s Super Seasprite helicopters http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskaman-to-upgrade-peruvian-navys-super-seasprite-helicopters-4448475 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskaman-to-upgrade-peruvian-navys-super-seasprite-helicopters-4448475 General Dynamics Canada has awarded a contract to Kaman Aerospace Group to rebuild and modernise four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters for the Peruvian Navy. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT USS John Paul Jones’ Aegis Baseline 9 weapon system conducts flight tests http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuss-john-paul-jones-aegis-baseline-9-weapon-system-conducts-flight-tests-4448516 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuss-john-paul-jones-aegis-baseline-9-weapon-system-conducts-flight-tests-4448516 The Aegis Baseline 9 Destroyer weapon system integrated on board the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), has successfully hit intended cruise missile targets over the Pacific Ocean. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Moog to deliver mission-critical actuators for US Navy's Virginia-class submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsmoog-to-deliver-mission-critical-actuators-for-us-navy-virginia-class-submarines-4447016 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsmoog-to-deliver-mission-critical-actuators-for-us-navy-virginia-class-submarines-4447016 The US Navy has awarded a contract to Moog to supply actuators for the next ten Virginia-class nuclear submarines. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT US Navy supply vessels collide in Indian Ocean http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-supply-vessels-collide-in-indian-ocean-4447006 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-supply-vessels-collide-in-indian-ocean-4447006 Two US Navy supply vessels collided in the Gulf of Aden in the Indian Ocean during the early hours of Thursday. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT France launches second Mistral-class vessel http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfrance-launches-second-mistral-class-vessel-4447030 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfrance-launches-second-mistral-class-vessel-4447030 French shipbuilders have reportedly launched the second Mistral-class amphibious helicopter carrier, Sevastopol, from its dry dock in Saint-Nazaire, France. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT