Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates VARD Marine -Complex Vessels for the Naval Industry Vard Marine Inc. (VARD) is a naval architecture and marine engineering company with offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, Ottawa, Ontario and Houston, Texas. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:39:00 GMT Ike CSG resumes support of OIR to combat ISIS The US Navy's Dwight D Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) has resumed combat sorties from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, resuming its support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) in Libya, Syria and Iraq against ISIS. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK Royal Navy to invest in new training centre for reservists in Wales The UK Royal Navy has announced an £11m investment to build a new facility especially for reservists in Cardiff Bay, Wales. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Boeing signs agreement to acquire Liquid Robotics US-based aircraft manufacturing company Boeing has signed an agreement to acquire Liquid Robotics, in a bid to enhance its seabed-to-space autonomous capabilities. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Northrop contracts Saab for components of USMC’s AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR system Northrop Grumman Corporation has subcontracted Saab Defense and Security USA to deliver additional components and subsystems of the US Marine Corps’ (USMC) AN/TPS-80 ground / air task-oriented radar (G/ATOR) system. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bergen to conduct inspection and survey on Norwegian minesweeper KNM Rauma Bergen Group Services has been selected to conduct an inspection and survey project on the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Alta-class minesweeper, KNM Rauma. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Indian and UK navies begin annual bilateral maritime exercise Konkan 16 The navies of the UK and India have begun the annual bilateral maritime exercise Konkan 16 in Mumbai and Goa. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT EXPAL Has Successfully Demonstrated its ʻOne-Stop Shopʼ for Mortar Systems The demonstration took place last Tuesday, 16 November, in the Spanish Army firing and training range 'Álvarez de Sotomayor', located in Almeria, Spain. During the different exercises performed on the field, EXPAL showed all the products and systems … Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:00:00 GMT ATLAS North America Announces Release of Scout Mk II Side Scan Sonar ATLAS North America has released our latest addition to the Marine Sonic Technology product line, the Scout Scout Mk II Side Scan Sonar. It is the newest and most advanced side scan sonar for the AUV market today. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Project 21980 Class Counter-Sabotage Boats Designed by JSC Vympel Design Bureau, the Project 21980 class counter-sabotage vessels are intended for the protection of naval bases, ports and aquatic areas of the Russian Federation. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT USS Zumwalt sails towards San Diego naval base after completing repair works The US Navy’s first Zumwalt-class (DDG 1000) guided-missile destroyer, USS Zumwalt, has reportedly set sail towards San Diego naval base after undergoing repair works. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT GAO advised US Congress to halt funding request for two LCS in 2017 The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has advised Congress to halt funding for the purchase of two littoral combat ships (LCS) in fiscal 2017. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dutch Navy tests low-frequency active passive sonar aboard HMNS Van Amstel The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has successfully conducted trials of new low-frequency active passive sonar (LFAPS) aboard its Karel Doorman-class or multipurpose (M–class) frigate, HMNS Van Amstel. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Northrop delivers first Block IV LWWAA shipset for US Virginia submarines Northrop Grumman has delivered the first shipset of lightweight wide aperture array (LWWAA) hardware for the US Navy’s Block IV Virginia Class Submarine (VCS) programme. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Denel Dynamics' Umkhonto missile integration for Meko A200-AN frigates nears completion South African state-owned defence group Denel Dynamics has revealed that its Umkhonto surface-to-air missile (SAM) integration programme for two Meko-class A200-AN frigates is nearing completion. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Netherlands and Belgium sign MoU to jointly replace naval vessels The Netherlands and Belgium have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly replace the multipurpose frigates and minesweepers of both nations. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Naval Technology from Rheinmetall Air Defence For many years, Rheinmetall Air Defence, the former Oerlikon Contraves, has been among the most trusted names in the international defence technology and security industries. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:49:00 GMT Australia issues request for tender for new offshore patrol vessels The Australian Department of Defence has issued a request for tender to three short-listed designers for the production of offshore patrol vessels. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Canadian Navy completes $3.1bn Halifax-class frigates upgrade The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has completed the upgrade of the last of 12 Halifax-class frigates, under a C$4.3bn ($3.1bn) Halifax Class Modernization / Frigate Life Extension (HCM/FELEX) project. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT General Dynamics to christen US Navy’s 15th Virginia-class submarine General Dynamics Electric Boat is set to christen the US Navy's newest Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine Colorado (SSN-788) at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut, this weekend. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT