Naval Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Naval Technology-Updates Pacific Energy to support US NAVFAC’s photovoltaic array project The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a contract to Pacific Energy Solutions to support its photovoltaic array project, which involves the procurement of electricity generated from renewable energy generation systems. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Construction begins on new Russian Navy submarines Defence shipyard Sevmash has started work on the Russian Navy’s three new submarines, the Borei-class Knyaz Oleg and Yasen-class Krasnoyarsk and the Khabarovsk, in Severodvinsk, Russia. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Navy’s Coronado LCS to test Norwegian missile in September The US Navy's second Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS) Coronado (LCS 4) is set to test launch Kongsberg’s naval strike missile (NSM) off Point Mugu, Southern California, US, in September. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT India, Japan and US navies start Malabar 2014 naval exercise Maritime forces from India, Japan and the US have started the annual multilateral Malabar 2014 naval exercise, which aims to enhance cooperation among participating nations. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Japan to build two additional Aegis destroyers by 2020 The Japanese Government is reportedly planning to build two more Aegis destroyers, integrated with the advanced missile defence systems, from 2016, with an anticipated completion date of 2020. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon completes key design reviews of US air and missile defence radar Raytheon has successfully completed a hardware preliminary design review and integrated baseline review of the US Navy’s next generation air and ballistic missile defence radar, paving the way for integration onto the DDG 51 Flight III destroyer. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sampson radar - UK pursues at-sea missile defence capabilities The BAE Systems Sampson multi-function radar fitted to the Royal Navy’s fleet of Type 45 destroyers forms part of the Sea Viper naval air defence system, but it could also play a role in ballistic missile defence. Amid warnings of a growing threat of… Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Istanbul Shipyard to integrate OceanWorks’ SEVDS into Turkish Navy vessels OceanWorks International has received a contract from Istanbul Shipyard to deliver three submarine emergency ventilation and decompression systems (SEVDS) for integration into three specialist vessels, which are being built for the Turkish Navy. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT AWS to offer support and maintenance services to HMS Protector Andrew Weir Shipping (AWS) has received a contract to provide support and maintenance services to the UK Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship, HMS Protector (A173). Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Northrop to upgrade US Navy’s Mk2 ship self-defence system Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to provide a full range of engineering services for upgrades on the ship self-defence system Mk2 (SSDS Mk2). Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT High-Performance Fluid Control Equipment Hale Hamilton is a leader in the design, manufacture, supply and support of high performance fluid control equipment, designed to perform under critical conditions of pressure and cleanliness, to satisfy demanding technical requirements worldwide. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:43:00 GMT France to deliver Mistral-class vessels to Russia despite protests from key allies France will deliver Mistral-class aircraft carriers to Russia as planned, despite objections from key allies, the UK and US, over Moscow's reported involvement in the Ukrainian crisis, President Francois Hollande has said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Russian Navy takes delivery of Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft The Russian Navy has received an upgraded Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft, which is designed to track and destroy enemy submarines. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT New Zealand Anzac frigates to integrate Ultra Electronics’ torpedo defence system Ultra Electronics’ Sonar Systems business has received a contract from the New Zealand Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver two Sea Sentor surface ship torpedo defence (SSTD) systems for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac frigates. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australian Navy’s Romeo helicopter launches Mk54 torpedoes The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) MH-60R Romeo maritime combat helicopters have successfully fired Mk54 lightweight torpedoes, as part of the ongoing deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC). Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean completes engineering sea trials The UK Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean has successfully completed the initial phase of engineering sea trials, after undergoing a multimillion-pound refit. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT USMC begins testing of robotic mule The US Marine Corps’ (USMC) India Company 3rd Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment has begun testing of Boston Dynamics’ legged squad support system (LS3) at the Kahuku training area in Hawaii, US. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK and French Navies conduct exercises off West African coast The UK Royal Navy, together with the French and Guinean Navies, has conducted exercises aimed at building relations in a range of areas, including defence, training and commerce, off the coast of West Africa. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Indian Navy receives new INS Sumitra offshore patrol vessel The Indian Navy has taken delivery of the fourth indigenously built Saryu-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) INS Sumitra from Goa Shipyard (GSL). Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT BAE Systems use simulation to refine F-35 and QEC integration How do you work out how best to support pilots flying an aircraft that spends more time grounded than in the air to land on an aircraft carrier that’s not quite finished yet? BAE Systems explained how it is preparing the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) c… Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT