Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates Airbus to deliver multi-mode radars for US Navy vessels The US Navy has awarded a contract to Airbus Defense and Space for the delivery of advanced TRS-4D naval radars, which will be integrated onto the Freedom-class littoral combat vessels. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Work begins on US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has laid the keel for the US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, Rafael Peralta (DDG 115). Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT French Navy's Charles de Gaulle to integrate radar system from Terma French ship builder DCNS has awarded a contract to Terma for the delivery of two Scanter 6000 naval surveillance radars for integration into the French Navy carrier, Charles de Gaulle (R91). Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Northrop signs USMC's ground / air-task oriented radar production contract Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $207m contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of AN/TPS-80 ground / air-task oriented radar (G/ATOR) systems. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT A century unseen – 100 years of the Royal Navy’s Submarine Service The Royal Navy recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Submarine Service, whose motto is “We Come Unseen”. It started off with a scurrilous reputation but soon covered itself in glory, changing the course of sea battles from the First World … Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Talon laser-guided rocket successfully completes second test-firing Raytheon and L-3 have test-fired the Talon remote-rocket weapon system (Talon RRWS) on an L-3 advanced remote weapon station, using an LAU-68 launcher. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Russia successfully tests Bulava missile on nuclear submarine The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired the new Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) onboard the nuclear-powered, Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky submarine. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT MBDA to deliver SIMBAD RC self-defence system next year MBDA's remotely controlled SIMBAD-RC ship self-defence system has now entered the qualification phase, following the completion of prototype testing. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Thales expands sonar range for small surface combatants and patrol boats Thales has expanded its sonar range for small and medium-sized surface combatants and 300t patrol vessels, with the addition of new BlueWatcher hull-mounted sonar and Captas-1 towed-array sonar. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT French DGA successfully completes final qualification firing of MdCN missile system The French Direction Générale d’Armement (DGA) has successfully completed the final qualification firing of the Missile de Croisière Naval (MdCN) system, also called the naval cruise missile (NCM), from the DGA Missile Test Centre in Biscarrosse, Fra… Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT MoD Uses QinetiQ GRC's Paramarine Advanced Marine Design Software to Certify Ship Stability This case study covers the use of Paramarine by the Surface Ship Stability & Hydrodynamics Group, which is part of the Sea Systems Group within DE&S. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:00 GMT GD to upgrade Super Seasprite helicopters for Peruvian Navy General Dynamics (GD) Canada has received a contract to modernise four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters for the Peruvian Navy, in a bid to bolster its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Navantia and Norway Agree Extension of Maintaining Contract Navantia and NDLO have agreed the extension of the 'Follow on Technical Support', which covers the maintenance and life support works of the F-310 class frigates. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Sagem to deliver optronic masts for South Korea's new KSS-III submarines Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has awarded a contract to Sagem to deliver optronic surveillance masts for the South Korean Navy's new KSS-III submarines. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT US Navy's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye set for operational deployment The US Navy's Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft has attained initial operational capability (IOC), making it eligible for active mission deployments. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT US Navy commissions new Virginia-class submarine North Dakota The US Navy has commissioned its first of eight Block III Virginia-class submarines, USS North Dakota (SSN 784), at the Naval Submarine Base New London, US. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nato's CMRE vessels test next-generation autonomous technologies A collaborative anti-submarine warfare (ASW) scientific experiment involving Nato nations has started in the Ligurian Sea. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT USS Chancellorsville successfully test-fires two Raytheon SM-6 interceptors The US Navy's Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), has successfully test-fired two Raytheon Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) interceptors against anti-ship and cruise-missile targets in the Pacific. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Textron to support US Navy's unmanned influence sweep system programme Textron Systems has been awarded a $33.8m contract by the US Navy to provide common unmanned surface vessel (CUSV) support to the unmanned influence sweep system (UISS) programme. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK MoD's MET team contracts Babcock for naval support equipment The UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) maritime equipment transformation (MET) team has contracted Babcock to deliver support equipment for the Royal Navy. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT