Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates British Royal Navy's RFA Tidespring completes first helicopter deck landing The British Royal Navy has successfully conducted the first helicopter deck landing on-board the first of its four new 39,000t Tide-class tankers, RFA Tidespring. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK clears F-35 for take-off from Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth The UK Ministry of Defence has cleared the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet for take-off from the deck of the Royal Navy's Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Harris, ERAPSCO, Boeing Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract worth roughly $133m to supply electronic jammers for F/A-18 Hornet and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft operated by the US and Australian navies. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Specialist Industrial Cables for Naval Applications SAB Brockskes offers heat-resistant cables for the naval industry. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:16:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 80 In this issue: Trends in soldier armour, Palau’s place in US military strategy, trans-Atlantic cooperation on anti-submarine warfare, the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, 3D printing for naval replacement parts, new treatments for PTSD and more Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:00 GMT Multinational maritime forces begin mine warfare exercise off South Korean coast Maritime forces from the US and South Korea have commenced a multinational mine warfare exercise in collaboration with personnel from the United Nations Command (UNC) Sending State nations. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT HII to overhaul US Navy's Los Angeles-class USS Boise submarine Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has secured a new $59.7m contract to plan and carry out the upgrade of the US Navy's Los Angeles-class submarine, USS Boise (SSN 764). Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Blohm+Voss MEKO® A-200 Class Frigate The Blohm+Voss MEKO® A-200 Class Frigate is the latest operational product of the tough and versatile Blohm+Voss MEKO® frigate and corvette line, with 60 ships serving 11 navies worldwide. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:07:00 GMT Sister Ships Applicability in the Shipbuilding Enterprise CAD / PLM Toolset As a result of the increased pressure to reduce cost and delivery times of modern ships and submarines, many shipyards are revising their processes and toolsets to optimise the management of sister ships. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:48:00 GMT Davie launches Canadian Navy's Resolve-class support ship Davie Shipbuilding has launched the Royal Canadian Navy's new Resolve-class support ship, which represents the largest naval vessel to be delivered from a Canadian shipyard to date. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Indian Navy commissions Kamorta-class INS Kiltan (P30) ASW corvette The Indian Navy has commissioned the newest Kamorta-class anti-submarine warfare (ASW) stealth corvette, INS Kiltan (P30), during a ceremony at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leonardo to deliver 31 ground-based instrument landing systems for US Navy The US Navy has selected Leonardo as the prime contractor for the supply of critical ground-based instrument landing systems (ILSs) for naval air stations. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT High-Speed Processing Boards for Demanding Naval Applications ISPAS supplies high-speed motherboards for signal and radar processing systems. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:09:00 GMT US Navy decommissions last Austin-class amphibious transport ship USS Ponce The US Navy has decommissioned the final Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship, the afloat forward staging base (interim) USS Ponce (AFSB(I) 15), after 46 years of service. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT British Royal Navy's HMS Albion begins amphibious training The British Royal Navy's Albion-class amphibious assault ship HMS Albion has begun its one-and-a-half month intensive amphibious training programme. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Harris wins $765m contract to provide tactical radios to US Navy and USMC Harris Radio Frequency Communications has secured a new $765m single-award indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the delivery of portable tactical radios and ancillary devices to the US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC). Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT iXBlue-Navigation, Imaging and Positioning Solutions for Maritime Applications iXBlue is a leading provider of navigation, imaging and positioning solutions for first-rank ships, submarines and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:13:00 GMT Union Training Ship Sails to Europe on its Second Training Mission The Peruvian Navy 'Union' training ship has commenced its first ocean journey to Europe and has called on the port of Cádiz, Spain as part of its second training mission. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:48:00 GMT Keel laid for US Navy's San Antonio-class LPD Fort Lauderdale The start of construction of the US Navy's San Antonio-class (LPD-17) amphibious transport ship, the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), has been marked with a keel laying ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) yard. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Navy's JSOW C-1 declared ready for full operational capability The US Navy's Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 has been formally declared ready for full operational capability (FOC). Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT