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 Saab secures order from Sweden’s FMV to develop new lightweight torpedo http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaab-secures-order-from-swedens-fmv-to-develop-new-lightweight-torpedo-4901184 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaab-secures-order-from-swedens-fmv-to-develop-new-lightweight-torpedo-4901184 Saab has secured an order, worth approximately Skr1.53bn ($184m), from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to develop and produce a new lightweight torpedo (LWT) system. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT GD to deliver DMR radios for US Navy’s new surface vessels and submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgd-to-deliver-dmr-radios-for-us-navys-new-surface-vessels-and-submarines-4899815 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgd-to-deliver-dmr-radios-for-us-navys-new-surface-vessels-and-submarines-4899815 General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has been awarded a contract modification to build and deliver digital modular radios (DMR) for use on the US Navy's new surface vessels and submarines. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Dassault delivers Falcon 50 Surmar maritime surveillance aircraft to French Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdassault-delivers-falcon-50-surmar-maritime-surveillance-aircraft-to-french-navy-4901245 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdassault-delivers-falcon-50-surmar-maritime-surveillance-aircraft-to-french-navy-4901245 Dassault Aviation has delivered a new maritime surveillance aircraft, Falcon 50 Surmar, to the French Navy at the Lann-Bihoué military base. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT MBDA receives £411m contract to develop new missile for UK’s F-35B jets http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsmbda-receives-411m-contract-to-develop-new-missile-for-uks-f-35b-jets-4898675 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsmbda-receives-411m-contract-to-develop-new-missile-for-uks-f-35b-jets-4898675 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £411m contract to MBDA to develop a new missile for the country's future F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy takes delivery of first Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-takes-delivery-of-first-zumwalt-class-guided-missile-destroyer-4900955 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-takes-delivery-of-first-zumwalt-class-guided-missile-destroyer-4900955 The US Navy has taken delivery of the first Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000). Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy christens 11th San Antonio-class LPD as USS Portland http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-christens-11th-san-antonio-class-lpd-as-uss-portland-4900505 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-christens-11th-san-antonio-class-lpd-as-uss-portland-4900505 The US Navy has christened its 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship the USS Portland (LPD 27) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-the-boeing-company-bae-systems-lockheed-martin-4898384 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-the-boeing-company-bae-systems-lockheed-martin-4898384 The Boeing Company, headquartered in the US, has priced an offering of $400m worth of senior notes at a coupon rate of 3.553%, due 15 June 2046. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class - Multimission Destroyer http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/dd21/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/dd21/ DDG 1000 Zumwalt, the first vessel built under the US Department of Defense's DD(X) programme, was delivered to the US Navy in May 2016. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Israel tests Iron Dome missile interceptor system from navy ship to protect offshore assets http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsisrael-tests-iron-dome-missile-interceptor-system-from-navy-ship-to-protect-offshore-assets-4898131 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsisrael-tests-iron-dome-missile-interceptor-system-from-navy-ship-to-protect-offshore-assets-4898131 Israel has tested Iron Dome, a maritime missile interception system intended to safeguard its offshore oil and gas platforms, from the deck of a navy ship. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT José Olaso Becomes New General Manager of Power, Oil and Gas at SENER http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/sener/pressjose-olaso-new-general-manager-power-oil-gas-sener.html http://www.naval-technology.com/contractors/warship/sener/pressjose-olaso-new-general-manager-power-oil-gas-sener.html The SENER Engineering and Technology group has appointed José Olaso, previously General Manager of procurement and construction, as its new General Manager of power, oil and gas. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT India deploys Eastern Fleet to South China and North West Pacific http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsindia-deploys-eastern-fleet-to-south-china-and-north-west-pacific-4898617 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsindia-deploys-eastern-fleet-to-south-china-and-north-west-pacific-4898617 The Indian Navy has deployed its Eastern Fleet to the South China and North West Pacific for a period of two-and-half months in an attempt to demonstrate its commitment towards the Act East policy. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT BMT to develop 3D training system for UK Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbmt-to-develop-3d-training-system-for-uk-navys-queen-elizabeth-class-aircraft-carriers-4899126 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbmt-to-develop-3d-training-system-for-uk-navys-queen-elizabeth-class-aircraft-carriers-4899126 BMT Group subsidiary, BMT Defence Services (BMT) has been selected to deliver a 3D walkthrough training system for Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers to support BAE Systems' industrial suitably qualified and experienced personnel (SQEP) tr… Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT San Antonio Class Landing Platform Dock http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/lpd17/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/lpd17/ The San Antonio Class landing platform dock is the latest class of amphibious force ship for the US Navy. Wed, 18 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT UK Royal Navy to upgrade ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin's compass systems http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-royal-navy-to-upgrade-ships-and-submarines-with-lockheed-martins-compass-systems-4898153 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-royal-navy-to-upgrade-ships-and-submarines-with-lockheed-martins-compass-systems-4898153 The UK Royal Navy will upgrade more than 30 ships and submarines with Lockheed Martin's compass systems. Wed, 18 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed Martin and Indra exhibit advanced radar system for Spanish Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslockheed-martin-and-indra-exhibit-advanced-radar-system-for-spanish-navy-4897308 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslockheed-martin-and-indra-exhibit-advanced-radar-system-for-spanish-navy-4897308 Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with Indra, has exhibited the first phase of integration of a new solid-state S-band radar system in the US. Wed, 18 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT DARPA contracts BAE Systems to develop undersea navigation system http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-contracts-bae-systems-to-develop-undersea-navigation-system-4898022 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-contracts-bae-systems-to-develop-undersea-navigation-system-4898022 BAE Systems has been contracted by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an undersea navigation system that enables the US Navy to provide improved and precise global positioning across ocean basins. Wed, 18 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Navy to deploy AeroVironment’s Blackwing reconnaissance systems http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-deploy-aerovironments-blackwing-reconnaissance-systems-4896439 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-deploy-aerovironments-blackwing-reconnaissance-systems-4896439 The US Navy intends to deploy a AeroVironment-engineered Blackwing reconnaissance system that launches from platforms completely submerged undersea, including manned submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles. Tue, 17 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT JUMP 20 VTOL Unmanned Aerial Vehicle http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/jump-20-vtol-unmanned-aerial-vehicle/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/jump-20-vtol-unmanned-aerial-vehicle/ JUMP 20 is a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) variant of the T-20, fixed-wing, tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which is designed and manufactured primarily for the US Navy by Arcturus UAV, a company based in the US. Tue, 17 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Philippine Navy commissions strategic sealift vessel BRP Tarlac http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsphilippine-navy-commissions-strategic-sealift-vessel-brp-tarlac-4895513 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsphilippine-navy-commissions-strategic-sealift-vessel-brp-tarlac-4895513 The Philippine Navy (PN) has commissioned BRP Tarlac (LD-601), which is one of two strategic sealift vessels (SSV) ordered from Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL (Persero) for $83m. Tue, 17 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT AW159 Future Lynx / Lynx Wildcat Maritime Surveillance and Attack Helicopter http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/navy-future-lynx/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/navy-future-lynx/ The AgustaWestland AW159 Future Lynx is the UK Royal Navy's new maritime surveillance and attack helicopter. Tue, 17 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT