Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates Northrop’s MADL validated as combat-ready with USMC’s F-35B Northrop Grumman's multifunction advanced data link (MADL) waveform has been validated as combat-ready after the US Marine Corps (USMC) achieved initial operational capability with F-35B Lightning II aircraft joint strike fighter (JSF). Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT US and Indonesia begin CARAT 2015 naval exercises The US Navy has commenced the 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2015, strengthening military cooperation between the two countries. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed tests Aegis’ air warfare and ballistic missile defence capabilities Along with US Navy and Missile Defence Agency's Aegis Combat System, Lockheed Martin has successfully completed a series of tests of the combat system's air warfare (AW) and ballistic missile defence (BMD) capabilities. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Missile Defense Agency tests modified Standard Missile-6 The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has tested a Raytheon-built modified Standard Missile-6, demonstrating its anti-ballistic missile defence capability. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Marine Corps’ F-35B achieves initial operational capability The US Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft joint strike fighter (JSF) has reached initial operational capability, after completing a five-day operational readiness inspection (ORI). Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT USMC’s Boeing-built CH-46 Sea Knight decommissioned The US Marine Corps' (USMC) Boeing-built CH-46 Sea Knight medium-lift assault helicopter has retired from service after completing its last flight, conducted by Reserve Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 774. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Navy tests modified Longbow Hellfire missiles The US Navy has conducted engineering development tests of modified Longbow Hellfire missiles developed for use on littoral combat ships (LCS). Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Damen launches Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s RoRo 5612 vessel Damen has launched RoRo 5612 for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force at its Halong Shipyard in Vietnam. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Largest section of Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales ready for installation The 11,000t section of the UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has reportedly been moved out of its dock hall at BAE Systems Govan shipyard. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT U212A Todaro Class Submarines The U212A Todaro-class submarines are being built by Fincantieri for the Italian Navy (Marina Militare). The first two units entered service in 2006 and 2007 respectively, whereas the last two subs are scheduled for delivery by 2016. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ferra to supply components for Northrop’s MQ-4C Triton UAS Brisbane-based Ferra Engineering has secured a contract from Northrop Grumman to support the construction of US Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Insitu to manufacture six RQ-21A Blackjack systems for US Navy and Marine Corps Unmanned aircraft systems manufacturer Insitu has secured a contract to build six RQ-21A Blackjack systems for the US Navy and Marine Corps. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Navy to commission new Virginia-class submarine, USS John Warner The US Navy is set to commission its newest Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785), strengthening country's underwater capabilities. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT When Satellite Networks Degrade and are Interrupted, is Essential Information at an Offshore Location Where it Should Be? Increasing engineering complexity, consortia complexity and regulatory requirements are becoming a volatile mix for the oil and gas industry presenting unique challenges. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:03:00 GMT BMT Defence Systems concept fleet BMT Defence Systems designs naval platforms and military support services. Take a look at the company's concept fleet, which includes submarines, warships and launch platforms, as well as humanitarian and medical support vessels. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:02:00 GMT TCS to continue support USMC’s tactical satellite communications network TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has received an order to continue delivery of Ku satellite bandwidth, terrestrial support and 24-hour support services for the US Marine Corps' (USMC) Tactical Satellite Communications Network. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Airbus and Lockheed to upgrade German Navy’s P-3C Orion aircraft fleet Airbus Defence and Space and Lockheed Martin Overseas Services have received a contract to jointly perform a Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU), re-winging, of the German Navy fleet of P-3C Orion maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Portsmouth Naval Base begins revamp works to house HMS Queen Elizabeth The UK Royal Navy's Portsmouth Naval Base has commenced work to revamp facilities in the base in order to receive the navy's new Queen Elizabeth-class (QE) aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce delivers propellers for US Navy’s USS Zumwalt Rolls-Royce has delivered twin fixed pitch propellers manufactured for installation on the US Navy's surface combatant, the future USS Zumwalt, to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT SENER Announces Software Contract with BAE Systems The Spanish company SENER, Ingeniería y Sistemas SA has closed a contract with UK-based BAE Systems for the integration between FORAN CAD / CAM system and PTC's Windchill PLM System to be used in the design and manufacturing activities of Type 26 pro… Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:49:00 GMT