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September’s top news stories
The Royal Navy selected Babcock as its preferred bidder to build the UK’s new fleet of five Type 31 frigates, and the US Navy’s first operational carrier-based unmanned refuelling aircraft, MQ-25, completed its maiden test flight. Naval-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from September 2019.
US Navy starts second phase of Ghost Fleet Overlord programme
The US Navy Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) has started the second phase of the Ghost Fleet Overlord programme.
DACAD Presents Latest V6 Monitor Software at Pacific Expo 2019
The primary function of the Diver DACAD (Data Acquisition Communication and Display) System is diver operational safety. DACAD now includes live Diver Heart Rate Monitoring.
EXPAL Reveals New Deployable Area Control System at DSEI Event
Global defence and security company EXPAL Systems has presented the Deployable Area Control System (D-ACS) at DSEI 2019, the Defense and Security Exhibition that takes place in London from 10-13 September.
US Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned refuelling aircraft completes test flight
The US Navy’s first operational carrier-based unmanned refuelling aircraft, MQ-25, has completed its maiden test flight.
Bluefin-12 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV)
Bluefin-12 is a medium-class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) developed by General Dynamics Mission Systems to provide mission-critical data for defence, industrial and oceanographic research missions.
Hydroid wins contract modification for MK 18 UUV programme
Kongsberg's US subsidiary Hydroid has received a contract modification from the US Navy for the MK 18 family of unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) systems.
British Royal Navy conduct trials with PAC24 autonomous boat
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Royal Navy, along with industry partners, have conducted a series of trials involving an autonomous boat and Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll.
British MoD unveils MAST-13 unmanned system to protect vessels
The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has unveiled a next-generation unmanned system, known as MAST-13, for the protection of the Royal Navy’s future ships from potential threats.
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