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 Kongsberg to supply sonar and multibeam systems for Swedish submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-supply-sonar-and-multibeam-systems-for-swedish-submarines-4498320 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-supply-sonar-and-multibeam-systems-for-swedish-submarines-4498320 Kongsberg's Maritime hydroacoustic package has been selected by Saab for integration on two Swedish Navy A19 submarines. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy to start anti-terrorism force protection exercise in February http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-start-anti-terrorism-force-protection-exercise-in-february-4498358 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-start-anti-terrorism-force-protection-exercise-in-february-4498358 The US Navy's Commander US Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) are set to start Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2015 at navy installations in the continental US. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy decommissions OHP-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-decommissions-ohp-class-frigate-uss-rodney-m-davis-4498332 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-decommissions-ohp-class-frigate-uss-rodney-m-davis-4498332 The US Navy has decommissioned the Oliver Hazard Perry (OHP)-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) at Naval Station Everett. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT A&P Group to integrate military capabilities on UK RFA tankers http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsap-group-to-integrate-military-capabilities-on-uk-rfa-tankers-4498354 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsap-group-to-integrate-military-capabilities-on-uk-rfa-tankers-4498354 A&P Group has been awarded a £15m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to add high-end military capabilities to four new Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) tankers. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Exelis awarded US Navy ALQ-99 redesign contract http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsexelis-awarded-us-navy-alq-99-redesign-contract-4497378 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsexelis-awarded-us-navy-alq-99-redesign-contract-4497378 The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded an interim redesign contract to Exelis to perform essential sustainment work on the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Leidos successfully conducts first self-guided voyage of prototype maritime system http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleidos-successfully-conducts-first-self-guided-voyage-of-prototype-maritime-system-4497263 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleidos-successfully-conducts-first-self-guided-voyage-of-prototype-maritime-system-4497263 Leidos has successfully conducted the first self-guided voyage of its prototype maritime autonomy system between Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi, US. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT F-35C Lightning II delivered to US Marine Corps http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsf-35c-lightning-ii-delivered-to-us-marines-corps-4497023 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsf-35c-lightning-ii-delivered-to-us-marines-corps-4497023 The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant has been delivered to the US Marine Corps (USMC) from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas, US. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Canadian Government awards $2.3bn AOPS contract to Irving http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newscanadian-government-awards-23bn-aops-contract-to-irving-4497011 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newscanadian-government-awards-23bn-aops-contract-to-irving-4497011 The Canadian Government has awarded a $2.3bn DeWolf-class arctic offshore patrol ships (AOPS) construction contract to Nova Scotia-based Irving Shipbuilding. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy Secretary announces creation of new task force innovation http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-secnav-announces-creation-of-new-task-force-innovation-4496074 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-secnav-announces-creation-of-new-task-force-innovation-4496074 The US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced the creation of a new task force innovation (TFI), which will develop a comprehensive innovation agenda. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Austal High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 72 http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/austal-high-speed-support-vessel-hssv-72/ http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/austal-high-speed-support-vessel-hssv-72/ Austal Australia’s High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 72 defence support vessels are being built to meet the unique naval operational requirements of the Royal Navy of Oman. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy's IRST system enters low-rate initial production http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-irst-system-enters-low-rate-initial-production-4496040 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-irst-system-enters-low-rate-initial-production-4496040 The US Navy has given its approval for low-rate initial production of the F/A-18 Super Hornet infrared search and track (IRST) system, which has been developed and integrated by Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK Royal Navy's HMS Penzance successfully conducts maritime protection exercise in Gulf http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-royal-navys-hms-penzance-successfully-conducts-maritime-protection-exercise-in-gulf-4495628 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsuk-royal-navys-hms-penzance-successfully-conducts-maritime-protection-exercise-in-gulf-4495628 The UK Royal Navy's HMS Penzance has successfully assessed the defence capabilities of navies protecting Persian Gulf oil platforms. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy receives first enhanced automated testing station from Lockheed http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-receives-first-enhanced-automated-testing-station-from-lockheed-4495643 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-receives-first-enhanced-automated-testing-station-from-lockheed-4495643 The US Navy has received its first electronic consolidated automated support system (eCASS) from Lockheed Martin. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy to start integration of enlisted female sailors on submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-start-integration-of-enlisted-female-sailors-on-submarines-4495633 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-to-start-integration-of-enlisted-female-sailors-on-submarines-4495633 The US Navy will allow enlisted female sailors to serve on submarines, following the successful integration of female officers. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Russia considering supply of AIP-equipped submarines to India http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsrussia-considering-supply-of-aip-equipped-submarines-to-india-4495652 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsrussia-considering-supply-of-aip-equipped-submarines-to-india-4495652 Russia has reportedly expressed an interest in supplying air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equipped submarines to the Indian Navy, if a tender is floated, a senior official from Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has said. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT US Navy warships on standby for possible evacuation in Yemen http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-warships-on-standby-for-possible-evacuation-in-yemen-4494596 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-warships-on-standby-for-possible-evacuation-in-yemen-4494596 The US Navy has stationed the Wasp-class amphibious assault vessel USS Iwo Jima and the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry on standby for the potential evacuation of US embassy personnel in Yemen, amid a worsening security crisis… Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Saab and Damen partner for future Walrus-class submarine replacement project http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaab-and-damen-partner-for-future-walrus-class-submarine-replacement-project-4494609 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaab-and-damen-partner-for-future-walrus-class-submarine-replacement-project-4494609 Saab has signed a collaboration deal with Damen Shipyards to bid for the Netherlands' Walrus-class submarine replacement programme. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Salient Federal to support US Navy's C4ISR systems http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssalient-federal-to-support-us-navys-c4isr-systems-4494622 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssalient-federal-to-support-us-navys-c4isr-systems-4494622 The US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) Training Development Support Center (TDSC) has awarded three task orders to Salient Federal Solutions. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Hindustan Shipyard and Hyundai sign MoU to build Indian submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newshindustan-shipyard-and-hyundai-sign-mou-to-build-indian-submarines-4494615 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newshindustan-shipyard-and-hyundai-sign-mou-to-build-indian-submarines-4494615 India-based Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) and South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to construct submarines for India. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Wincanton wins BAE's shipbuilding operation support contract http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newswincanton-wins-baes-shipbuilding-operation-support-contract-4493455 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newswincanton-wins-baes-shipbuilding-operation-support-contract-4493455 BAE Systems has awarded a contract to Wincanton to deliver logistics and warehousing services for its UK shipbuilding operations. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT