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25 July 2017
Industry News

Laser-based technology helps in detection and identification of underwater targets
A new study has found that laser-based technology can serve as complementary solution to existing sonar sensors in the detection and identification of underwater targets, especially in shallow waters, complex marine regions such as archipelagos with several small islands, and inaccessible locations.

Construction begins of Royal Navy's Type 26 frigate
UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has cut the steel for the British Royal Navy's Type 26 frigate on the River Clyde, marking the beginning of the vessel's construction phase.

USS Harry S Truman departs from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after PIA
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) has departed from Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) to participate in sea trials, following a ten-month planned incremental availability (PIA) period.

Deals this week: Newport News Shipbuilding, ManTech, Lockheed Martin
Huntington Ingalls Industries' subsidiary Newport News Shipbuilding has secured a contract modification worth $148.73m in support of the US Navy's USS Enterprise (CVN 80) aircraft carrier.

Press Releases

SENER Attends 5th China Fishery Ship Equipment Technology and Purchase Summit
SENER (Shanghai) Systems Co Ltd has taken part in the 5th China Fishery Ship Equipment Technology and Purchase Summit, which was held in Guangzhou, China, on 7 July.

DSIT to Attend SEECAT 2017 Exhibition in October
DSIT will be attending the SEECAT 2017 exhibition, held in Tokyo Big Sight, West Hall, Tokyo, Japan, between 11-13 October.

iXblue: Open Software Developer for Tailored WECDIS Solutions
iXBlue supplies a unique warship electronic chart display and information system (WECDIS) based on an open software design that allows it to meet the individual needs of its users.

Schill Reglerteknik Carries Out First Shipments of New-Generation Gun Cameras
Schill Reglerteknik, the leading company in the field of weapon alignment systems, has now shipped the first serial produced of its new-generation gun cameras to customers in Europe and Asia.

3W Witnessed Increase in Demand for HF and Combustion Engines
3W-International witnessed an increase in demand for heavy-fuel (HF) and combustion engines last year, particularly in their use of unmanned helicopters.

White Papers

Future of Australia Defence Industry: Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022
This report offers insights into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to gain market share in the Australian defence...

Naval Technology from Rheinmetall Air Defence
For many years, Rheinmetall Air Defence, the former Oerlikon Contraves, has been among the most trusted names in the international defence technology and security industries....

A224 Mk4 Brochure
Tracking and shooting errors of a shipboard weapon system are often very hard and costly to investigate and require extensive and time-consuming testing at sea....

ARTEMIS PRO for Commercial and Search-and-Rescue Divers
ARTEMIS PRO is a handheld underwater computer that incorporates a target detection sonar, DVL, camera, dive-light, acoustic positioning, data modem and GPS navigation aids, which are designed...

The Surface Vessel: An Impregnable Floating Fortress or a Sitting Duck?
Navies around the world spend billions of dollars on sophisticated weapon systems but often neglect sensor / weapon alignment. This white paper explains why initial and recurrent alignment...

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