• Orca XLUUV: Boeing’s whale of an unmanned sub

    The US Navy has awarded Boeing contracts worth a total of $274.4m to produce five Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (XLUUVs). Based on Boeing’s Echo Voyager prototype UUV, the...

  • May’s top news stories

    The US Government approved the deployment of naval weaponry to the Middle East, and Sikorsky secured a contract worth $1.13bn from the US Naval Air Systems Command to build 12...

  • The top five drones deployed by the US Navy

    The US Navy currently employs multiple unmanned aircraft in operations across challenging environments. Four of the top five unmanned aerial vehicles used by the US Navy were developed by Northrop...

  • Safeguarding the seas: top naval air defence systems

    Protecting the naval surface fleet requires specialised naval air defence systems, which combine autonomous sensor technologies with weaponry to detect and destroy aerial threats. What are the best systems in...

  • April’s top news stories

    The US Navy awarded a $3.2bn contract modification to Northrop Grumman to supply an additional 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) launched a competition...

  • Ants on Deck helps autonomous boats find the way

    Polaris Consulting, part of the TP Group, recently won funding via the Ministry of Defence and Defence Growth Partnership Innovation Challenge to develop Ants on Deck, a pioneering software system...

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