Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates 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, 23 Sep 2016 08:47:00 GMT First operational F-35B unit conducts firing of live air-to-air missile The US Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 has become the first operational F-35 unit to fire a live air-to-air missile. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Rodman Polyships-Fast Patrol Boats and Vessels Since 1974, Rodman Polyships has designed and constructed Glass-Reinforced Plastic (GRP) and composite-material fast patrol boats and fast patrol vessels for naval, maritime surveillance and maritime law enforcement applications. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy to procure SPN-50 shipboard air traffic radar from Saab The US Navy has placed an order with Saab for the procurement of an AN/SPN-50 (V)1 shipboard air traffic radar. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: General Dynamics Electric Boat, Vencore, DynCorp The US Naval Sea System Command has awarded a five-year submarine repair contract worth $400m to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB). Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy receives first mine hunting sonar upgrades from Northrop Grumman The US Navy has received Northrop Grumman's first AQS-24B mine hunting sonar upgrade kits, which will be used by HM-12, -14 and -15 Mine Countermeasures Squadrons. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy to name new replenishment oiler Robert F. Kennedy US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced that the navy's new John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, T-AO 208, will be named Robert F. Kennedy. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT CNIM Exhibiting at ADAS September 2016 CNIM will be exhibiting at Asian Defence and Security (ADAS) 2016 from 28-30 September at the World Trade Centre, Metro Manila Philippines (WTCMM). Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:39:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to equip Royal New Zealand Navy’s new Polar-class naval ship Rolls-Royce has been contracted to equip the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) new Polar-class logistics support vessel. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT CBG Systems-Lightweight Structural Fire Protection for Marine Applications CBG Systems specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of lightweight, panelised A60 structural fire protection (SFP) for marine applications. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT USS Bonhomme Richard successfully launches Nato Sea Sparrow missile The US Navy's Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) has successfully launched a Nato Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Bren-Tronics to supply next-generation military-grade battery chargers for USMC Bren-Tronics has been awarded a contract to deliver next-generation military-grade battery chargers, including the advanced battery charger (ABC), which will be used by US Marine Corps (USMC) to improve operational energy capabilities in the battlefi… Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Vard Marine Design Selected for US Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter Mainboard-listed Vard Holdings announced yesterday that a design developed by its subsidiary, Vard Marine, has been selected for the US Coast Guard's new offshore patrol cutter (OPC) programme. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:07:00 GMT Project 15B Guided Missile Destroyers The Project 15B class of guided missile destroyers, an improved variant of the Kolkata-class destroyers, are being built by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), for the Indian Navy. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT French Navy's new FREMM frigate Bretagne floated out The French Navy’s newest Frégate européenne multi-mission (FREMM) frigate, Bretagne, has been floated out from the DCNS shipyard in Lorient, France. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Indian Navy launches second Project 15B guided-missile destroyer The Indian Navy has launched the second Vishakhapatnam-class guided-missile destroyer of Project 15B at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), in Mumbai, India. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT CW Indal MAST Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:33:00 GMT Austal wins $325m contract to build two more EPF vessels for US Navy Austal USA has received a A$434m ($325.07m) contract to design and build two expeditionary fast transport (EPF) vessels, EPF 11 and EPF 12, for the US Navy. Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Egyptian Navy to receive second Mistral-class helicopter carrier from DCNS French shipyard DCNS has delivered the second Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) helicopter carrier to the Ministry of Defence of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy’s EA-18G Green Growler flight tests 100% advanced biofuel The US Navy’s EA-18G Green Growler aircraft has flight tested 100% advanced biofuel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT