Northrop Grumman Wins Full-Scale Demonstration Program Of Tern Next-Gen Unmanned System

January 6, 2016 @ 09:09 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded the third phase of the Tern unmanned systems program by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), for maritime ISR and strike. Phase three plans to include final design, fabrication and a full-scale, at-sea demonstration of the system

BAE Systems Demos Unmanned Reconnaissance Boat

October 16, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

BAE System has unveiled a new unmanned reconnaissance and remote surveillance boat. The modified boat is capable of operating autonomously for up to 12 hours at a time on either a pre-planned route or via remote control

Steber To Develop Unmanned Surface Vessel To Target Submarines For Australian MoD

October 14, 2015 @ 01:13 PM

The Australian Ministry of Defense has recently awarded Aus $3 million to Steber to develop an unmanned anti-submarine warfare surveillance vessel. The drone surface vessel will be jointly developed by Ocius and Steber to target submarines, Steber said in a press release Tuesday

US Naval Research Lab Develops Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

February 6, 2015 @ 07:28 AM

US Naval Research Lab (NRL) has designed and developed underwater propulsion, control and sensing solutions for littoral zone missions, Unmanned Systems Technology website reported Wednesday. According to the report, the autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) were inspired by bio-mechanics of fish

Leidos’ Unmanned Anti-Submarine Warfare Vessel Completes First Self Guided Voyage

January 27, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Leidos announced today that its prototype maritime autonomy system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)'s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program recently completed its first self-guided voyage. The voyage was between Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi

Damen Shipyard To Present Latest Products At Euronaval

January 20, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

The Damen Shipyards Group will be present at Euronaval 2014 from 27 - 31 October in Paris where we will showcase our latest products and developments. The DAMEN portfolio comprises the full range of requirements for naval and security forces, such as landing craft, fast interceptors, offshore patrol vessels, corvettes, frigates, amphibious vessels and a wide range of naval support vessels

QinetiQ To Support UK Navy's Artful’s Testing and Acceptance Trials

December 5, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

QinetiQ has secured a contract to provide support for the testing and acceptance trials for Artful, the third and latest Astute-class nuclear-powered submarine of the Royal Navy. QinetiQ will support four separate work packages addressing a variety of trials to support Acoustic, Magnetic signatures, weapon discharge and electronic warfare calibration which will be conducted on QinetiQ managed ranges and in the open sea

Bharat Electronics Integrates India's New Naval Intelligence Network

November 24, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

BEL, together with the Indian Navy and Coast Guard, has developed a new naval intelligence network to track ships in real time. Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC), nodal centre of the National Command Control Communications and Intelligence Network (NC3I Network) on Sunday

Leidos Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel Completes Sea Testing

November 19, 2014 @ 08:26 AM

Leidos has completed a total of 42 days of at-sea demonstrations of the prototype maritime autonomy system designed to control all of the maneuvering and mission functions of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV). Using a 32-foot work boat as a surrogate vessel, Leidos installed autonomy software and sensors to mimic the configuration intended for an eventual full-size ACTUV prototype

Indonesia To Buy Russian Submarines, Ships?

November 7, 2014 @ 08:36 AM

Indonesian officials have visited Russia thrice this year to discuss the sale of surface ships and submarines. Indonesia has shown great interest towards the products of Russia's defense industry, a spokesperson for Russia's state-owned high-tech Rostec Corporation told RIA Novosti Friday

Russia Test Fires Intercontinental Missile From Submarine

November 5, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Russia has test-fired a Sineva intercontinental missile from a submerged submarine in the Barents Sea on Wednesday as part of a check on the reliability of the navy's strategic forces, the ministry of defense announced. "Within the frameworks of testing the reliability of marine strategic nuclear forces, the Tula [nuclear submarine] launched a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile from the Barents Sea to the Kura Range [in Kamchatka]," the statement says

DCNS To Showcase Naval Defense Capabilities At IndoDefense 2014

November 5, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

DCNS will showcase a number of naval defence systems at the IndoDefense 2014 show in Jakarta, Indonesia this week. Among them is the Scorpene 1000: a compact submarine specially designed to operate in coastal waters, a theatre of growing importance to all maritime nations