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.
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BAE, Babcock and Atlas Elektronik shortlisted for Type 31e contract
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Thales to deliver STIR-radars for French Navy frigates
Thales has been awarded a contract by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to provide new gun and missile fire control radar for frigates.
US Navy’s USS Billings completes acceptance trials
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UK Navy’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers added to NCSISS
QinetiQ has announced that its Naval Combat Systems Integration Support Service (NCSISS) contract has been extended to include the British Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers.
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).
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