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 Selex to support Malaysian Navy’s Super Lynx MK100 helicopters http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsselex-to-support-malaysian-navys-super-lynx-mk100-helicopters-equipment-4215553 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsselex-to-support-malaysian-navys-super-lynx-mk100-helicopters-equipment-4215553 Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract by AIROD SDN BHD for the supply and support of equipment onboard the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Super Lynx MK100 helicopters. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kongsberg to support USSOCOM’s CCM Mk 1 programme http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-support-ussocoms-ccm-mk-1-programme-4215544 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-support-ussocoms-ccm-mk-1-programme-4215544 Kongsberg has received a sub contract from Oregon Iron Works (OIW) for the installation of the C4I cortex platform-integration system onboard the combatant craft medium mark one (CCM Mk1) vessel. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT HMS Iron Duke's new radar system fires missile for first time http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newshms-iron-duke-validates-artisan-radar-capability-4215566 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newshms-iron-duke-validates-artisan-radar-capability-4215566 HMS Iron Duke, the UK Royal Navy’s type 23 Duke-class ship, has successfully test fired a Seawolf missile from its Artisan medium-range 3D surveillance radar for the first time off the Dorset coast. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT LINKSrechts announces successful commissioning of full LED lighting systems on board of the new German U212 Submarines and Israel Dolphin Submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/electronic/linksrechts/presslinksrechts-commissioning-led-lighting-systems.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/electronic/linksrechts/presslinksrechts-commissioning-led-lighting-systems.html LINKSrechts is proud to announce the accomplishment of the following major business milestones in the collaboration with HDW (TKMS), in Germany, related to its LED lighting systems for submarines Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:26:00 GMT OSI Maritime Systems Signs Contract with the Royal Canadian Navy to Provide In-Service-Support and an Upgrade to the Most Advanced ECPINS-W Sub 6.0 http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/data_management/osi-geospatial/pressosi-signs-contract-royal-canadian-navy.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/data_management/osi-geospatial/pressosi-signs-contract-royal-canadian-navy.html OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract to provide in-service-support for its ECPINS-W Sub software. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:02:00 GMT Germany seeks P-3C aircraft upgrades from US http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgermany-seeks-p-3c-aircraft-upgrades-from-us-4214776 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgermany-seeks-p-3c-aircraft-upgrades-from-us-4214776 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of P-3C aircraft upgrades and associated equipment to Germany. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT General Dynamics upgrades sonar systems for Portuguese Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-dynamics-upgrades-sonar-systems-for-portuguese-navy-4214786 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-dynamics-upgrades-sonar-systems-for-portuguese-navy-4214786 General Dynamics Canada is upgrading the Portuguese Navy’s three Vasco da Gama-class vessels with the installation of an adjunct-processing system called Eclipse. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT US NRL commissions experimental small-bore railgun http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-nrl-commissions-experimental-small-bore-railgun-4214770 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-nrl-commissions-experimental-small-bore-railgun-4214770 The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has commissioned the new small-bore railgun (SRG) at its materials testing facility. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT SPINNER: Success with Precision http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/rotary/spinner/pressspinner-success-with-precision.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/rotary/spinner/pressspinner-success-with-precision.html Production of dual channel rotary joints for SatCom applications on modern SPINNER CNC machinery demands the inclusion of ultra-precise milled and rotary parts and exact simulation methods for development and verification of high design demands. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:51:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 38 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-38-4214003/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-38-4214003/ In this issue: How the British soldier’s kit evolved during operations Iraq and Afghanistan, the world’s nuclear arsenal, breakthroughs in networked simulation training for pilots, naval power shifts in the Asia Pacific region and more Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:30:00 GMT Armed Forces of Malta orders second AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsarmed-forces-of-malta-orders-second-agustawestland-aw139-helicopter-4213959 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsarmed-forces-of-malta-orders-second-agustawestland-aw139-helicopter-4213959 The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) has awarded a contract to AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to deliver a second AW139 intermediate-twin engine helicopter. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy christens first Zumwalt-class destroyer http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-christens-first-zumwalt-class-destroyer-4213949 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-christens-first-zumwalt-class-destroyer-4213949 The US Navy has christened the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in a ceremony at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, US. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sikorsky demonstrates CH-53K structural strength http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssikorsky-demonstrates-ch-53k-structural-strength-4213966 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssikorsky-demonstrates-ch-53k-structural-strength-4213966 The US Naval Air Systems Command’s Sikorsky CH-53K Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter has successfully completed an initial series of tests to verify its structural strength. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT French DGA completes second qualification firing of MdCN missile http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfrench-dga-completes-second-qualification-firing-of-mdcn-missile-4213080 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfrench-dga-completes-second-qualification-firing-of-mdcn-missile-4213080 The French Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) has successfully completed the second qualification firing of missile de croisière naval (MdCN) from the DGA missile test range at Biscarrosse, France. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT DRS to develop energy-storage modules for DDG 51-class ships http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdrs-to-develop-energy-storage-modules-for-us-navys-ddg-51-class-ships-4213085 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdrs-to-develop-energy-storage-modules-for-us-navys-ddg-51-class-ships-4213085 DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to supply energy-storage modules (ESM) for the DDG 51-class ships. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy receives first America-class amphibious assault ship http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-receives-first-america-class-amphibious-assault-ship-4213088 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-receives-first-america-class-amphibious-assault-ship-4213088 The US Navy has taken delivery of the America-class large-deck amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), from the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) at a ship-custody transfer ceremony in Pascagoula, Mississippi,… Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy technology turns seawater into jet fuel http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-new-technology-turns-seawater-into-jet-fuel-4212393 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-new-technology-turns-seawater-into-jet-fuel-4212393 Navy researchers at the US Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) Materials Science and Technology Division have successfully conducted flight trials of a scale-model WWII craft powered by novel-liquid hydrocarbon fuel. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT SSPA-Submarine Designs, Acoustic Signature, Ship Design and Vessel Testing http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/sspa/ http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/sspa/ SSPA Sweden provides services in the areas of ship design, submarine designs, acoustic signature, vessel testing, systems engineering and maritime operations. SSPA's expertise in hydrodynamics, under... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Textron AirLand’s Scorpion ISR aircraft completes additional flight tests http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newstextron-airlands-scorpion-isr-aircraft-completes-additional-flight-tests-4212397 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newstextron-airlands-scorpion-isr-aircraft-completes-additional-flight-tests-4212397 Textron AirLand, a joint venture between Textron and AirLand Enterprises, has successfully completed 50 hours of flight time of the Scorpion intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)/strike aircraft. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to continue support for T-45 aircraft engines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-receives-us-navys-t-45-aircraft-engine-support-contract-4212372 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-receives-us-navys-t-45-aircraft-engine-support-contract-4212372 Rolls-Royce has received a contractor logistics support (CLS) contract from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide continued support for the F405 (Adour) engines, which power the US Navy's T-45 training aircraft. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT