Stan Lander 5612 logistic support vessel is offered by Damen Shipyards Group. The...
Damen Stan Lander 5612 Logistic Support Vessel
Stan Lander 5612 logistic support vessel is offered by Damen Shipyards Group. The vessels are designed to serve the logistics requirements of navies across the globe.
The digital naval shipyard
Last September, BAE Systems revealed plans to build a A$100 million digital shipyard in Adelaide, if the company’s contender wins the competition for the Royal Australian Navy’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate programme. While the final decision between Navantia’s evolved F-100, Fincantieri’s modified FREMM and BAE’s variant Type 26 ‘Global Combat Ship’ is not scheduled to be made until later this year, the announcement focused attention on one of the sector’s hottest, but arguably lesser known, topics – digitised shipbuilding.
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?
Spearhead Class Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessels
Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ships, previously known as Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV), are being built by Austal USA as part of the EPF programme initiated by the US Navy.
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