Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 BE Meyers to support USMC’s Ocular Interruption programme http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbe-meyers-to-support-usmcs-ocular-interruption-programme-4809000 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbe-meyers-to-support-usmcs-ocular-interruption-programme-4809000 BE Meyers has been selected by the US Marine Corps (USMC) Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) to serve as the sole source provider for the Ocular Interruption (OI) programme. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT US Navy's first DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer successfully completes sea trials http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-first-ddg-1000-zumwalt-class-destroyer-successfully-completes-sea-trials-4809368 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-first-ddg-1000-zumwalt-class-destroyer-successfully-completes-sea-trials-4809368 Raytheon has confirmed the completion of Alpha trials for the US Navy’s first Zumwalt-class (DDG 1000) guided-missile destroyer. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT CAE set to support US Navy’s MH-60R/S Tech Refresh programme http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newscae-set-to-support-us-navys-mh-60rs-tech-refresh-programme-4809221 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newscae-set-to-support-us-navys-mh-60rs-tech-refresh-programme-4809221 CAE USA has announced its participation in the US Navy's MH-60R/S Tech Refresh programme. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT USS Coronado (LCS 4) completes total ship survivability trial http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuss-coronado-lcs-4-completes-total-ship-survivability-trial-4808877 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuss-coronado-lcs-4-completes-total-ship-survivability-trial-4808877 The US Navy's Independence-class USS Coronado littoral combat ship (LCS 4) has announced completion of total ship survivability trial (TSST) off the coast of California. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT StandardAero contracted by US Navy to deliver maintenance work for T56 engine http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsstandardaero-contracted-by-us-navy-to-deliver-maintenance-work-for-t56-engine-4809111 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsstandardaero-contracted-by-us-navy-to-deliver-maintenance-work-for-t56-engine-4809111 StandardAero has been contracted by the US Navy to perform maintenance and repair work on its T56 engine. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 60 http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-60-4807138/ http://www.naval-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-60-4807138/ In this issue: Why the Pentagon opposes further defence industry mergers, a new technology to detect WMDs, the ground vehicle of tomorrow, contenders for the US Army’s next handgun, how the Warrior Training Alliance has transformed soldier training, … Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:00:00 GMT UK to almost double its deployments to Nato at sea this year http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-almost-double-its-deployments-to-nato-at-sea-this-year-4808072 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-almost-double-its-deployments-to-nato-at-sea-this-year-4808072 UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced plans to almost double its deployments to Nato exercises and activities at sea this year. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Northrop demonstrates ability to conduct simultaneous multi-function military missions http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-demonstrates-ability-to-conduct-simultaneous-multi-function-military-missions-4807667 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-demonstrates-ability-to-conduct-simultaneous-multi-function-military-missions-4807667 Northrop Grumman has displayed the ability to conduct simultaneous multi-function military missions, marking continued progress as part of the US Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Integrated Topside (InTop) programme. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Fincantieri begins construction of stern section of Italian Navy’s LSS http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-begins-construction-of-stern-section-of-italian-navys-lss-4807434 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-begins-construction-of-stern-section-of-italian-navys-lss-4807434 Italian shipyard Fincantieri has a conducted steel cutting ceremony of the Italian Navy's logistic support ship's (LSS) stern section at the company's shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Sestri Levante, Genoa) marking the start of construction works on the uni… Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT RAN launches new programme to address diminishing submarine manpower http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsran-launches-new-programme-to-address-diminishing-submarine-manpower-4807266 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsran-launches-new-programme-to-address-diminishing-submarine-manpower-4807266 The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has initiated a new programme, which is aimed at increasing and retaining the size of the submarine work-force. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier INS Viraat may be modified into a luxury hotel http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsindian-navys-aircraft-carrier-ins-viraat-may-be-modified-into-luxury-hotel-4807555 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsindian-navys-aircraft-carrier-ins-viraat-may-be-modified-into-luxury-hotel-4807555 The Indian Navy's Centaur-class aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, is reportedly planned to be modified into a luxury hotel, as part of efforts to promote tourism in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Beadwindow Continues Supporting Australia's Defence Fuel Network http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/project/beadwindow/pressbeadwindow-supporting-australias-defence-fuel-network.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/project/beadwindow/pressbeadwindow-supporting-australias-defence-fuel-network.html Beadwindow, in association with Kiah Consulting, has been granted an additional contract assisting operation of the Australian Department of Defence's fuel installation network, with more than 100 sites worldwide. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:57:00 GMT Leeds’ first new Royal Naval Reserve unit HMS Ceres commissioned http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleeds-first-new-royal-naval-reserve-unit-hms-ceres-commissioned-4806084 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleeds-first-new-royal-naval-reserve-unit-hms-ceres-commissioned-4806084 Princess Anne has commissioned the new Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) unit, HMS Ceres, for the city of Leeds and the surrounding area. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Type 071 Landing Platform Dock (LPD) http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/type-071-landing-platform-dock-lpd/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/type-071-landing-platform-dock-lpd/ Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD) is a new class of amphibious warfare vessels built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT P-8A Poseidon Maritime Surveillance Aircraft http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/mma/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/mma/ In June 2004, the US Navy announced the selection of the Boeing multimission maritime aircraft, 737 MMA, and awarded a contract to Boeing for the system development and demonstration phase of the programme for the US Navy's next-generation maritime s… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK MoD invests £201m for Successor submarine design work http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-invests-201m-for-successor-submarine-design-work-4806415 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-invests-201m-for-successor-submarine-design-work-4806415 The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced an investment of £201m to support the design and development of the Royal Navy’s future nuclear deterrent Successor submarines. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Elbit Systems unveils new Seagull USV system for maritime warfare missions http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-unveils-new-seagull-usv-system-for-maritime-warfare-missions-4805959 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-unveils-new-seagull-usv-system-for-maritime-warfare-missions-4805959 Elbit Systems has unveiled Seagull, its new multi-mission unmanned surface vehicle (USV) system, designed to revolutionise the dynamics of underwater warfare. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT GD awarded contract modification to develop Ohio Replacement submarine http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgd-awarded-contract-modification-to-develop-ohio-replacement-submarine-4806727 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgd-awarded-contract-modification-to-develop-ohio-replacement-submarine-4806727 General Dynamics (GD) Electric Boat has secured a contract modification worth $23.6m from the US Navy to continue its service in developing the US Navy's Ohio Replacement submarine. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Jacobs to provide communications training services for Marine Raiders combat personnel http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-to-provide-communications-training-services-for-marine-raiders-combat-personnel-4806161 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-to-provide-communications-training-services-for-marine-raiders-combat-personnel-4806161 The US Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) has contracted Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) to provide communications training services to Marine Raiders combat personnel. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT DCNS selects Dassault’s 3D experience platform for its naval defence solutions http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdcns-selects-dassaults-3d-experience-platform-for-its-naval-defence-solutions-4804776 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdcns-selects-dassaults-3d-experience-platform-for-its-naval-defence-solutions-4804776 Dassault Systèmes has been selected by DCNS, a global provider of naval defence solutions, to provide its 3D experience platform to conduct and monitor the complete lifecycle of naval defence solutions. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT