German yard, Abeking & Rasmussen, has announced that it has begun the construction of two minehunting vessels for the Indonesian Navy. Each vessel will feature a complete MAN hybrid propulsion package, with:
Forum Energy Technologies has completed manufacturing of a highly advanced submarine rescue vehicle (SRV) including cutting edge technologies, which may be utilized to extract submariners from distress situations.
DSIT Solutions Ltd. – a world leader in underwater defense and security solutions based on advanced state-of-the-art sonar and acoustics technologies for naval, homeland security and energy applications – supplies a NATO country with its PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) system.
Greensea Systems, Inc. creator of OPENSEA®, the open architecture robotics platform for the marine industry, announces the award of a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) ASAP grant totaling $1,100,000, with option for additional funding, for the continued development of Standoff Command and Control of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs).
Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a contract to supply Seagull™ USVs (Unmanned Surface Vehicles) to the Navy of a country in Asia-Pacific. The contract, that is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed over a 17-month period.
The Department of the Navy released its strategic blueprint for the Arctic titled a Blue Arctic Jan. 5, delivering a regional outline spanning the next two decades as the Department continues to prepare for an increasingly accessible and navigable Arctic Region.
On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, Saab delivered the second submarine of Gotland-class to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) after a Mid-life upgrade.
The President of the United States signed into law the omnibus spending bill for Fiscal Year 2021, which included funding for four more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRC), allowing Bollinger to build and deliver four more FRCs to the United States Coast Guard. This increases the total number of funded boats to 64.
Following the selection last June of the SEA Defence project by the European Commission (EC) within the European Defence Industrial Development Program (EDIDP 2019), the consortium is proud to announce the official start of the project.