News, views and contacts from the global Naval industry
 

News Archive

Archive of industry news from the global naval industry

News By Date

April 2015

Top

NRL develops new method to create transparent ceramic, spinel
24 April 2015 The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has developed a new way of producing a special ceramic, called spinel, which can be used in applications such as high-energy laser windows and...

Indo-French Varuna naval exercise begins
24 April 2015 The fourteenth edition of the Indo-French naval exercise Varuna, has launched in Goa, India, with the arrival of four French naval...

US Navy to order AMSC’s high temperature superconductor equipment
24 April 2015 Global solutions provider for the wind and power grid industry AMSC has received a sole source solicitation notice from the US Navy for its high temperature superconductor (HTS)...

GD NASSCO to maintain US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships
24 April 2015 General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO has secured a $24.1m contract from the US Navy for the sustainment execution of littoral combat ships (LCS), when they are home-ported in or visiting San...

MacArtney delivers underwater connectivity for FREMM frigate bow sonar systems
23 April 2015 MacArtney Underwater Technology has been contracted to supply SubConn underwater connectivity solutions to the French, Italian and Moroccan navies, for use in their frégate européen...

US Navy’s X-47B conducts first autonomous aerial refuelling
23 April 2015 The US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) has successfully conducted the first autonomous aerial refuelling...

GRSE wins $3.17bn Indian Navy contract to build three new stealth frigates
23 April 2015 The Indian Navy has awarded a INR200bn ($3.17bn) contract to defence public sector unit (PSU) Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers to build three new advanced stealth...

Burtek Enterprises to support US Navy’s MK41 vertical launching system
23 April 2015 Burtek Enterprises has secured a major contract to provide hardware for the US Navy's MK41 vertical launching system (VLS) from Lockheed...

US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS completes first flight with new MFAS radar
22 April 2015 The US Navy has completed the first flight of its MQ-4C Triton UAS, equipped with a new search radar, over Patuxent River air...

HMS Prince of Wales’ Forward Island section to arrive at Rosyth
22 April 2015 The UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier's 680tn Forward Island section, has set sail from BAE Systems to...

US Navy takes delivery of Bluefin Robotics’ ship hull inspection systems
22 April 2015 Bluefin Robotics has delivered new vehicles to the US Navy to enhance its ability to remotely search and investigate ship...

HMAS Warramunga completes anti-ship missile defence upgrade programme
22 April 2015 The Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) Anzac-class frigate HMAS Warramunga is set to resume operations after completing the anti-ship missile defence upgrade...

Austal to support post shakedown availability for USS Jackson (LCS 6)
21 April 2015 Austal has been awarded a cost-plus-award-fee order to deliver engineering and management services for advance planning and design, in support of the Post Shakedown Availability for USS...

Cobham contracts Selex to deliver Seaspray 5000E AESA radar for Australia
21 April 2015 Australia's Cobham Aviation Services has awarded a contract to Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, for its Seaspray 5000E active electronically scanned array (AESA) surveillance...

DCNS to maintain six French nuclear submarines
21 April 2015 France-based shipyard company DCNS has been awarded a contract to provide through-life support (TLS) for six nuclear submarines in the French National...

USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Normandy deployed in waters near Yemen
21 April 2015 The US Navy's aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and its escort cruiser, USS Normandy, have been deployed in waters near Yemen, in a bid to bolster maritime presence amid increasing...

Canadian Navy to name new Arctic offshore patrol ship as Margaret Brooke
20 April 2015 The Royal Canadian Navy has announced that it will name one of its new DeWolf-class arctic / offshore patrol ship (AOPS) after Second World War naval hero Margaret...

DCNS begins construction on Egyptian Navy’s first Gowind 2500 corvette
20 April 2015 French shipyard group DCNS has started construction on the Egyptian Navy's first Gowind 2500 corvette in...

OCCAR orders last two FREMM frigates for Italian Navy
20 April 2015 Orizzonte Sistemi Navali has received an order from OCCAR, the organisation for joint armament cooperation, to construct the ninth and tenth frégate européen multi-mission (FREMM) for the...

Indian Navy launches new stealth destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam
20 April 2015 The Indian Navy has launched its latest Kolkata-class destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam, at the Mazagon Dock in Mumbai,...

Raytheon readies Tomahawk cruise missile for multi-mode seeker test
17 April 2015 Raytheon is gearing up for a multi-mode seeker test, designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, to show the processor's capability to broadcast active radar as well as passively...


cachename:Newscachekey:rd-1665407042_1857678299_rd-488908060_1243308781_ap1243308781_1857678299_-1768312475