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RUAS progress increases Maritime Relevance

As Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) have improved in terms of range and load capability, they have moved into the tactical sphere encompassed by naval needs for Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA). The utility and cost of acquiring and deploying unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is witnessing...

Dangers of the Deep

Double Eagle Mk.II/III ROV family
Easy to deploy and cheap to acquire, maritime mines and underwater explosives pose a real threat to navies and commercial shipping by reducing freedom of movement in shallow waters and strategic choke points. The capability to detect, locate, classify and neutralise these weapons remains...

Heavy Metal

The Royal Navy will receive the ‘Type 26’ class
Around the world, navies are procuring multi-purpose and flexible frigates and destroyers with new generation sensors and weapons capable of accomplishing a wide-range of missions with reduced personnel, procurement and life-cycle costs. For example, the Franco-Italian FREMM (Frégate Européenne Multi-Mission/Fregata Europea Multi-Missione) European multi-role frigate...

What Lies Beneath?

Ship categories are changing: As navies are required to respond to an ever-increasing spectrum of traditional and non-traditional threats, the lines of classification between corvettes, frigates and destroyers are growing increasingly blurred. Writing in his 2011 paper Ecological security: a Framework for Analysing Non-Traditional Security...

Italian Navy PPA Update

Fincantieri is currently building two multipurpose Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Italian Navy as part of the navy’s modernisation initiative. Armadainternational.com discussed the new OPV with Fincantieri’s head of platform development. The future Pattugliatori Polifunzionali d’Altura (PPA/Multipurpose OPV): “is designed to be able to...

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Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie Continues Series of Successful Flights

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Paris Air Show 2019: SIBAT/IMOD and seven Israeli defense companies will...

SIBAT, the International Defense Cooperation Directorate of the Israel Ministry of Defense, is hosting the Israeli delegation to the International Paris Air Show, Le Bourget....

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