While there are ‘not a lot of tree huggers in the marines’ –...
Green at sea: can the US Navy cut its vast energy footprint?
While there are ‘not a lot of tree huggers in the marines’ – as was recently pointed out – bold and aggressive moves to cut down the US Navy’s vast energy footprint are beginning to show dividends. So is the Navy on track to clean up its act?
British Navy submarine Audacious completes first dive
The British Royal Navy's fourth Astute-class nuclear-powered fleet submarine, the future HMS Audacious, has successfully completed its first ever dive.
DSIT to Exhibit at Border Security Expo 2018
DSIT is due to attend the Border Security Expo 2018 being held in Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio, Texas, US, between 31 January-1 February.
DSIT Receives 78 PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar Order
DSIT Solutions Ltd has signed a contract with Tata Power SED (India) to jointly supply 78 PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) units to the Indian Navy.
DSIT Installs Second AquaShield Diver Detection Sonar at Naftoport Oil Terminal
DSIT Solutions Ltd has revealed that it has successfully installed a second Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) at Naftoport Oil Terminal in Gdansk, Poland.
Lockheed Martin to design Orca unmanned undersea vehicle for US Navy
Lockheed Martin has secured a deal from the US Navy to design the extra-large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUUV), Orca.
Kongsberg and thyssenkrupp form new JV kta Naval Systems
Norwegian company Kongsberg and Germany-based thyssenkrupp Marine Systems have established a new joint venture (JV) firm known as kta Naval Systems.
Understanding acoustic signatures
Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group has invested several years into developing a tool to model acoustic signatures for all classes of naval vessels. Acoustic signatures allow friendly forces to recognise their own vessels, but can also give away position. Claire Apthorp finds out how new modelling is improving the safety of military vessels at sea.
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