The US Navy is equipping its nuclear attack submarines with improved navigation and...
From attack submarines to spies: US Navy asks more of its underwater fleet
The US Navy is equipping its nuclear attack submarines with improved navigation and detection technology as well as new sonar, automation and artificial intelligence technologies. This will enable quieter, faster movements in littoral waters where enemy mines, small boats and other threats often operate. Andrew Tunnicliffe takes a look at the future capabilities of the US submarine fleet.
Elbit Systems and Leonardo to develop mini torpedo for Seagull USV
Israel-based company Elbit Systems’ ISTAR division and Italian firm Leonardo have partnered to develop an additional torpedo capability for the Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV).
SAES Presents ASW and SIGINT Solutions at EXPONAVAL 2018
SAES is participating at the Exponaval International Naval and Marine Exhibition and Congress for Latin America, from 4-7 December in Valparaiso, Chile.
US Navy receives final component for LCS ASW mission package
The US Navy has accepted the delivery of Raytheon-developed dual-mode array transmitter (DART) mission system and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) mission package.
Huntington Ingalls Industries acquires US cybersecurity company G2
US military shipbuilding firm Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has purchased Maryland-based cybersecurity solutions and services company G2 for an undisclosed amount.
US Navy begins IOT&E of SSMM on littoral combat ship USS Detroit
The US Navy has started initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) of the surface-to-surface missile module (SSMM) on the Freedom-class littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Detroit (LCS 7).
Northrop partners with Harris and Comtech for US Navy’s NJG-LB DET
Northrop Grumman has announced that Harris Corporation and Comtech PST will join the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer-Low Band (NJG-LB) team.
ManTech to research and develop future combat technologies for USMC
The US Air Force Installation Contracting Agency has issued a task order to ManTech for research and development of future combat technologies for the US Marine Corps (USMC) troops.
Boeing selects Lockheed for US Navy’s F/A-18E/F Block II IRST contract
Boeing has awarded a new contract for phase II of the US Navy’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block II infrared search and track (IRST) programme.
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