At last month’s DSEI, Lockheed Martin offered an update on its naval technology programmes. Vice president and general manager, integrated warfare systems and sensors Jon Rambeau gives Berenice Healey a run-down of his division’s latest and greatest systems.
Open Standards enables navies to keep the pace of innovation by choosing the best technology from the best providers and seamlessly integrate to optimise their defence systems. Sonardyne technical director Darryl Newborough examines how far navies have come in inter-compatibility, what barriers to adoption remain and how to overcome them.
Warship design is on the precipice of a new revolution. Navies are looking at the potential of uncrewed, lean-crewed and multirole vessels as part of their fleets. RAND Europe research leader James Black discusses what defines a warship in the 21st century.
HMS Belfast, the former Royal Navy warship that is now part of the Imperial War Museums group, reopened on 8 July following a long closure due to the Covid pandemic and refurbishment work that included a new gaming room.