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25 July 2017
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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...


Global Defence Technology: Issue 77
In this issue: South Korea’s defence strategy, NATO’s cyber security upgrades, the future of Scotland’s military bases, stealth solutions for refuelling tankers, new research into supercavitating torpedoes and more.

The 10 biggest aircraft carriers
The eminence of aircraft carriers as floating air bases has been proven since World War II. Three of the world's 10 biggest aircraft carriers by displacement are operated by Asian naval forces, while the US Navy owns the world's biggest aircraft carrier, the Gerald R Ford Class. Naval-technology.com lists the world's 10 biggest aircraft carriers by displacement.

June's top stories: HMS Queen Elizabeth sea trials, US' $13bn Ford-class carrier
The British Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth set sail for the first time to begin six weeks of sea trials, the US Navy accepted the delivery of its first $12.9bn Ford-class aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), and a new report warns British Royal Navy of potential cyber attack on Trident system. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from June.

The allure of supercavitating torpedoes
Alongside directed energy weapons and electromagnetic rail guns, supercavitating torpedoes repeatedly feature at the top of the wish list of must-have capabilities for any self-respecting navy of the future – and it is easy to see why. The allure of a rocket propelled super-weapon capable of delivering a nuclear or conventional warhead at speeds in excess of 200 knots is pretty self-evident, unless, of course, you are the one on the receiving end.

Gerald R Ford: Ready or not?
The US Navy’s Gerald R Ford carrier is suffering from a number of issues which could affect major areas of flight operations, rendering it “not ready for warfare”, according to a Department of Defense memo obtained by Bloomberg News. The $12.9bn Ford may struggle to launch and recover aircraft, mount a defence and move munitions, all rather significant problems for a project already two years off schedule, as Claire Apthorp finds out.


L'Astrolabe Polar Logistics and Patrol Vessel
The L'Astrolabe Polar Logistics and Patrol Vessel was built by Chantiers Piriou shipyard in Concarneau, France.

MV Sycamore Multi-Role Aviation Training Vessel (MATV)
The Royal Australian Navy is expected to receive its new-generation training ship MV Sycamore multi-role aviation training vessel (MATV), built by Damen Shipyards Group, in July 2017.

F125 Baden-Württemberg Class Frigate
The German Navy's new F125 frigates will have the capability to be deployed worldwide for up to two years before returning to the home base and can be in operation for up to 5,000h a year, including under tropical conditions.

Elbrus Class (Project 23120) Logistics Support Vessels
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation ordered a series of three Project 23120-class ice-capable logistics support vessels to support multiple mission needs of the Russian Navy.

Gerald R Ford Class (CVN 78/79) – US Navy CVN 21 Future Carrier Programme
The US Navy's programme CVN 21 for the future generation aircraft carrier programme was previously known as the CVN(X).

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