The US Navy plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the procurement of a 50 feet unmanned sea vehicle (USV) to function as a sensor and communications platform. In the next two months, the service is set to issue a request for proposals for a new class of medium...
Boeing is awarded $43 million modification contract for the fabrication, test, and delivery of four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (XLUUVs) and associated support elements. The Orca XLUUV will be an open architecture, reconfigurable Unmanned Undersea Vehicle
Lockheed Martin has won a $184 million modification contract from the US Navy for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems. SEWIP is a development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system
The Russian Navy plans to place more than 30 Poseidon strategic nuclear-capable underwater drones on combat duty. "Two Poseidon-carrying submarines are expected to enter service with the Northern Fleet and the other two will join the Pacific Fleet
Russia has started underwater trials of its nuclear-capable drone, ‘Poseidon capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads. "In the sea area protected from a potential enemys reconnaissance means, the underwater trials of the nuclear propulsion unit of the Poseidon drone are underway,"
Elbit Systems and Leonardo will together develop Leonardos lightweight and mini torpedoes launching capabilities of Seagull USV (Unmanned Surface Vessel). The solution will be based on the same architecture used for airborne torpedo launching systems, the company said in a statement Thursday
Defence Ministers from thirteen NATO Allies signed a declaration of intent to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems. At NATO Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders had endorsed the implementation of NATOs reinforced maritime posture
The United States department of defense awarded multiple companies contracts worth $561 million collectively to support research and development for the procurement of materials and services used to develop, build, fabricate and support the Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Family of Systems (FoS). Aerojet Rocketdyne, Alion Science and Technology, AMERICAN Systems, BAE Systems Electronic Systems, The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc
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