NATO forces in a recent Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) exercise deployed Elbit Systems Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV). The ASW force included the Spanish Navys Santa Maria-class frigate “Victoria”, the Royal Navys Type-45 HMS Duncan as well as the Seagull USV, Elbit said in a statement Sunday
Chinese hackers have reportedly hacked into a US defense contractors computer networks and have made away with plans of supersonic anti-ship missile systems for submarines. According to a report by the
China has tested a ‘Swarm of 56 unmanned boats in Wanshan Archipelago near South Chinas Guangdong Province. The unmanned boats reportedly avoided islands and reefs, crossed bridge tunnels, made turns and changed their formation while navigating through the area
Russia is developing a powerful underwater drone that can carry a nuclear warhead with a capacity of up to 2 megatonnes to destroy enemy naval bases, TASS reports
Raytheon is being awarded an $83 million contract for the design, test and deployment of the Barracuda mine neutralization system. The Barracuda mine neutralization system is an expendable, autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle intended to identify and neutralize bottom, near surface and drifting sea mines
Australia will be home to Boeings largest autonomous systems development program outside of the United States following a new partnership agreement with the Queensland Government. Over the next three years, the rapid innovation program will see Boeing develop next-generation autonomous systems capability in Australia to increase the independent operation of air and sea vehicles
The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has completed its Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program to develop a naval vessel that can traverse thousands of kilometers without a single crew on board for months at a time. DARPA has transferred the technology demonstration vessel, Sea Hunter, to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) which will continue developing the revolutionary prototype vehicle—the first of what could ultimately become an entirely new class of unmanned ocean-going vessel—as the Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MDUSV)
Kawasaki Heavy Industries completed the verification test of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in UK waters. The AUV verification test was carried out from November 6 to 20, 2017 at The Underwater Centre, a UK marine testing and training facility in Fort William, Scotland
A Chinese research institute has claimed to be developing the world's fastest amphibious multi-role military vehicle with a top speed of 50 Km per hour on water. The four-wheeled vehicle is being developed at the China North Vehicle Institute under the China North Industries Group Corp, the country's largest maker of land armaments and military vehicles
China is deploying a network of underwater gliders to help it track the movement and activities of foreign submarines in the disputed South China Sea. While China says it has sovereignty over the whole South China Sea, the US and some of its allies have been conducting ship, air and submarine patrols in the area claiming freedom of navigation
Goa Shipyard has delivered first Offshore Patrol Vessel (SLOP) to Sri Lanka Navy on 22nd July, 86 days ahead of schedule. SLOPV contract is one of the major export contracts, being executed by GSL currently for friendly countries, Goa Shipyard announced last week
Chinese unmanned boats will carry UAVs and underwater drones in rescue missions and anti-terrorism operations. The 3rd China Military and Civilian Integration Expo will feature unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and driverless cars
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