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23 June 2017
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Press Releases

SAES to Supply Kazakhstan with Diver Detection Sonar DDS-03
SAES is to provide Kazakhstan with its Diver Detection Sonar DDS-03, while an agreement has been signed to supply smart naval mines and range stations for signature measurement.

SENER Attends Nor-Shipping 2017 to Present FORAN V80R2.0 and Ship Designs
Leading naval company SENER has taken part in Nor-Shipping 2017, between 30 May and 2 June in Oslo, Norway.

SAES Has Taken Part in the Spanish Defence Technological Conference
SAES has offered advice and discussions on the measurement and control of ship noise at the Spanish Defence Technological Conference.

Construction of Royal Australian Navy's Auxiliary Oiler and Replenishment Ships Begins
Construction of the Royal Australian Navy's auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs) has begun, following the successful completion of the critical design review.

Australian Defence Industry Receives its First Air Warfare Destroyer Hobart
Australia Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has attended a ceremony at the Osborne Naval Shipyard, Adelaide, to mark the Government's provisional approval of the first air warfare destroyer (AWD) Hobart.

White Papers

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...

Aligner 241 - Gun Test Fixture (Calibre Bar)
Versatile tool for aligning the gun barrel with the gun video...

Features

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.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 76
In this issue: The UK’s new virtual training capability, how small businesses can secure MoD contracts, benefits of networking radios for dismounted combat, contenders for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle, improving MRO availability with augmented reality tech, and more.

May's top stories: IAI secures $630m deal, Raytheon wins $327.14m contract modification
IAI secures a $630m deal to supply LRSAM systems for Indian Navy vessels, and Raytheon wins a $327.14m contract modification to manufacture AN / SPY-6(V) radars. Naval-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from May 2017.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 75
In this issue: The race for satellite servicing robots in the US, Finland’s defence upgrades, replacing the Royal Navy’s Harpoon missiles, why NATO must adapt to survive, and more.

Projects

Project 12700 Mine Countermeasures Vessels
The Project 12700 mine countermeasures vessels are being built by Sredne-Nevskiy Shipyard, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, for the Russian Navy.

43.5m Inshore Patrol Vessels
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) of the Republic of Croatia is acquiring a series of five vessels from Brodosplit shipyard, in order to increase the maritime protection capabilities of the Croatian Navy and the Croatian Coast Guard.

DTG2 Remotely Operated Vehicles
The DTG2 series of small remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are produced by Deep Trekker for use by military and search-and-rescue (SAR) organisations.

Resolve Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Vessel
The Resolve-class auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessel is a retrofit of MV Asterix container vessel to support the Royal Canadian Navy’s at-sea replenishment capability.

Viana do Castelo Class Offshore Patrol Vessels
Viana do Castelo Class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) are under construction for the Portuguese Navy.

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