Rolls-Royce Launches Innovative Technology to Support Naval Autonomy

September 10, 2019 – Rolls-Royce is developing an autonomous machinery control system which allows Naval vessels to undertake long endurance missions with less human interaction. Developed by Rolls-Royce, Artificial Chief Engineer® is a critical enabler for autonomous missions by acting as the equivalent of the engineering department responsible for the health and the operation of an unmanned vessel’s machinery. Navies intend to increase their use of optionally-manned and unmanned vessels to project power further for less cost by reducing reliance on manpower, by allowing higher-risk or longer-endurance missions and by…

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BAE Systems demonstrates first integration of USV with a Warship

September 11, 2019 – At a time of increased threat to international shipping, BAE Systems will this week demonstrate for the first time how Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) can be fully integrated with operational Royal Navy warships to extend their reach beyond the horizon and reduce sailors’ exposure to danger. An unmanned Pacific 24 Rigid Inflatable Boat (P24 RIB) will be integrated with the combat system of HMS Argyll, a Type 23 frigate, in a series of waterborne demonstrations in London’s Docklands at DSEI 2019, the international defence and security…

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BMT announces ELLIDA ™, a new Multi-Role Auxiliary Vessel

BMT has unveiled its latest concept design, the ELLIDA™ multi-role support ship, at this year’s international defence trade show DSEI 2019. ELLIDA™ will be the third family of vessels designed by BMT for the auxiliary market and will complement the AEGIR and SALVAS families. The ELLIDA™ concept is underpinned by the proven experience that BMT has gained while designing the AEGIR vessels now in service, the Tide class with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and Maud with the Royal Norwegian Navy. The first member of the ELLIDA™ family is a 195m…

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Terma at DSEI 2019

September 10, 2019 – “We welcome customers and visitors to visit our stand during this year’s Defence and Security Equipment International – DSEI – in London” said Terma Executive Vice President and CCO Steen M. Lynenskjold. “We look forward to meeting with our customers, industry partners, naval and coast guard leaders and maritime and security experts at our stand during DSEI. This event in London enables Terma to showcase our key maritime and security technologies and products to a prestigious and recognized maritime audience,” said Lynenskjold. At Terma’s stand no.…

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