After commissioning a prototypical corvette in late 2014, Taiwan has received the first of the follow-on series.
C-UAS laser makes USN debut
The USN has installed a first-of-a-kind laser on a destroyer, in order to blind the sensors of hostile unmanned aircraft.
This marks a major development in plans arm the US surface fleet with with defensive speed-of-light weapons.
In late February, the navy announced that the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) had been fitted with an Optically Dazzling Interdictor, Navy (ODIN) system during recent dry dock activity, in response to what the service described in a statement as an ‘urgent’ request from the head of the US Pacific Fleet.
‘It is proof positive that lasers, and other ...
Israel has received the final two Sa’ar 6-class vessels, out of an order of four, from Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems.
After a long-time absence, the UK is set to beef up its naval presence in the Indo-Pacific region.
A construction programme for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces also includes technology transfer for Saudi Arabian Military Industries.
For over a hundred years submarines have lurked beneath the waves, providing a silent and current threat to surface shipping, both commercial and military. During World War I, the sinking of the RMS Lusitania by a torpedo fired from a German U-Boat showed the tactical advantages of having an underwater capability in maritime operations.
India does not have a large number of AUVs in service, but it now has a road map to change that situation.