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US Navy to test Iron Man-type exoskeleton technology
20 August, 2014
The US Navy has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to evaluate and test Iron Man-type exoskeleton technology, which will be used to help the navy’s ship maintenance crew execute tasks...
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Serco to support CIWS integration on US defence vessels
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Serco has been awarded a contract to support the installation of close-in weapons systems (CIWS) on US Navy and US Coast Guard (USCG) vessels and US Army...

BAE completes final hull section of HMS Prince of Wales
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 BAE Systems has completed the final section of the hull for the UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of...

US Navy’s X-47B successfully conducts tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 The US Navy's unmanned X-47B has successfully completed a series of tests, operating safely and seamlessly with manned F/A-18s, aboard the navy’s fourth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS...

US NSWC’s new patented electromagnetic technology to impact future capabilities
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 US Navy officials have revealed that a new development in the patented electromagnetic technology will impact future military...

US Navy awards $296m initial contract to Boeing for 12 additional P-8 aircraft
Monday, August 18, 2014 The US Navy has awarded a $296m initial contract to Boeing for the procurement of required parts for the production of 12 additional full-rate production (FRP) lot 2 P-8A Poseidon...

Indian Navy commissions new INS Kolkata stealth destroyer
Monday, August 18, 2014 The Indian Navy has inducted the first domestically built Kolkata-class guided-missile destroyer, INS Kolkata, at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai,...

US Navy successfully tests surface-to-air standard missile-6
Monday, August 18, 2014 The US Navy has successfully conducted a flight test of the new surface-to-air standard missile-6 (SM-6) at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico,...

OSI to provide warship navigation systems to Turkish Navy
Friday, August 15, 2014 OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has been awarded a contract to supply its warship navigation system for Turkish Navy...

SEACAT multilateral exercise starts in Singapore
Friday, August 15, 2014 Maritime forces from the US, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, have started the annual multilateral exercise South East Asia Cooperation and Training...

ONR contracts Raytheon to develop laser device for light vehicle deployment
Friday, August 15, 2014 The US Navy Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a contract to Raytheon to build a vehicle-based laser device that can defeat low-flying threats, including rival...

New Zealand to cut navy’s IPV fleet
Thursday, August 14, 2014 The New Zealand Government is reportedly planning to reduce the Royal New Zealand Navy’s inshore patrol vessel (IPV)...

Northrop to upgrade US Navy’s explosive ordnance disposal robots
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Remotec, a Northrop Grumman subsidiary, has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to repair and upgrade 103 Mk3 series remote ordnance neutralisation systems (RONS), which will boost the...

Russia’s first Varshavyanka-class submarine prepares for launch
Thursday, August 14, 2014 The Russian Navy is planning to commission the first vessel in the series of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines into service with the Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet, on 22 August....

UK and Nigerian navies conduct sea exercises
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The UK Royal Navy's Type 23 Duke-class HMS Iron Duke (F234) and the Nigerian Navy have carried out exercises aimed at exchanging skills and...

Cobra King maritime radar system commissioned
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The US Air Force Technical Applications Centre (USAFTAC) has commissioned the new Cobra King maritime radar system aboard the US Navy’s missile-range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O....

US Navy awards third AARGM full-rate production contract to ATK
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 The US Navy has awarded a full-rate production contract to Alliant Techsystems (ATK) to develop and deliver advanced anti-radiation guided missiles...

UK MoD awards £348m patrol vessel construction contract to BAE
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £348m contract to BAE Systems to construct three new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the Royal Navy, formalising an agreement signed last...

US and Singapore conclude CARAT Singapore exercise
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 The US and Singapore navies have successfully completed the 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore exercise, which was aimed at improving cooperation between...

US Navy’s Patrol Squadron Thirty receives new P-8A aircraft
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 The US Navy’s Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS), the Patrol Squadron Thirty VP-30, has taken delivery of the 15th low-rate initial production P-8A...

HMS Middleton completes major overhaul programme
Monday, August 11, 2014 The UK Royal Navy’s Type 2 Hunt-class minehunter HMS Middleton (M34) has received an upgrade to its engines, as part of a major overhaul programme....


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