Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates DCNS conducts FAT of ECA-built convertors for Indian Scorpene submarines French shipyard DCNS has conducted the factory acceptance test (FAT) of eight converters designed by ECA Group, to be installed on-board Indian Scorpene-class fifth and sixth submarines. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT HII to lay keel of US Navy’s Virginia Class submarine Delaware (SSN 791) Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is set to lay the keel of the US Navy's newest Virginia Class attack submarine, Delaware (SSN 791), tomorrow at Newport News Shipbuilding. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Lürssen-Shipbuilding for the Naval industry <br />(FPBs, OPVs, Frigates Corvettes etc.) The Lürssen family has been operating Lürssen Shipyards for four generations and more than 135 years. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:40:00 GMT HII announces successful completion of endurance testing for Proteus undersea vehicle Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has announced the successful completion of endurance testing for the dual-mode manned or unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) Proteus, developed by the company's Undersea Solutions Group (USG) subsidiary and Battelle. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT GE to supply marine solutions for Peruvian Navy's new research vessel GE has been selected by Freire Shipyard to provide a suite of marine solutions for the Peruvian Navy's first-ever diesel electric propelled vessel. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon secures $104m contract for US Navy’s long-range radar operations Raytheon has received a $104m contract from the US Navy's Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) to provide operations and maintenance services for the relocatable over-the-horizon radar (ROTHR) programme. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT USS Harry S Truman achieves major operational milestone in fight against ISIS The US Navy's Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 have achieved a major operational milestone during Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT UK Royal Navy concludes Joint Warrior war game exercise The UK Royal Navy has concluded a bi-annual war game exercise Joint Warrior in Scotland. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gowind® 2500 Corvette Gowind® 2500 corvette is one of two variants in the Gowind family of multi-mission corvettes developed by DCNS Group. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Qatar requests $260m sale of rolling airframe missiles from US The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of the potential foreign military sale of RIM-116C and RIM-116C-2 Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) to Qatar. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tide Class (MARS) Royal Fleet Auxiliary Tankers Tide Class is a new fleet of four tankers being built to enhance the Royal Navy’s maritime capabilities. The first vessel in the class is due to be commissioned into the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) service in 2016. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT USMC’s CH-53K King Stallion helicopter completes first external lift flight The US Marine Corps' (USMC) CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter has completed its first external lift flight. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT First UAV command centre installed aboard USS Carl Vinson The first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) command centre, the MQ-XX system, has been successfully installed aboard the US Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Electrifying the US Navy: meeting future demand From meeting the need to improve fuel economy and enhance operational flexibility to preparing for the power-hungry radar, communications and energy weapons systems of the future, the US Navy has been steadily surging ahead with electrification. Dr G… Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Australia selects France’s DCNS for $39bn future submarine project Australia has selected French shipyard DCNS for the $39bn contract to build a new fleet of 12 submarines in Adelaide. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT HII outfits John F Kennedy aircraft carrier with 965t superlift structure Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has outfitted the Gerald R Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F Kennedy (CVN 79) with a 965t structure called superlift into dry dock. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT North Korea conducts submarine-launched ballistic missile test The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted the firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sikorsky to supply long-lead components to build USMC’s CH-53K helicopters Sikorsky has been contracted by the Naval Air Systems Command to procure the long-lead parts and materials required to build and deliver the first low rate initial production Lot 1 (LRIP-1) of the US Marine Corps (USMC) CH-53K King Stallion. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT DALO renews maritime simulation co-operation with Kongsberg The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has entered into a new framework agreement with Kongsberg to renew their maritime simulation co-operation. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Manuel Jiménez Made New Financial and Administrative Director of SENER The engineering and technology group SENER has appointed Manuel Jiménez as Financial and Administrative Director of SENER's engineering and construction division, replacing José Luis Anzola, who has held the position of Corporate Chief Financial Offi… Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT