Indian Navy signs contract with BEL for supply of Naval Anti drone system

August 31, 2021 – The Indian Navy has signed a Contract with Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Limited (BEL) for supply of the first indigenous, comprehensive Naval Anti Drone System (NADS) with both hard kill and soft kill capabilities. The contract was signed by Indian Navy and BEL, today at New Delhi, in the presence of senior Naval officers and DRDO…

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Sevmash Honored Memory of Northern Convoys

Sevmash (part of USC) honored the memory of the northern convoys. In honor of the 80th anniversary of the arrival of the first caravan in the Arkhangelsk region, solemn events were held in Severodvinsk, in which representatives of the administration and specialists of the enterprise took part. On August 31, 1941, a convoy of ships delivered the first Lend-Lease consignment…

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Kieler Woche 21: Experience the Navy at “Open Ship” and Concert

On September 4, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the German Navy will carry out an “Open Ship” in the area of ​​the Kiel naval base. This year the event is a little smaller, but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. One of the newest frigates of the German Navy, the “North Rhine-Westphalia”, will be on display. The…

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UK Enters Next Stage of Fleet Solid Support Competition

September 1, 2021 – Contracts have been awarded to four consortia, all of which include significant UK involvement, to develop their bids to build three new Fleet Solid Support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and Royal Navy. he award of the Competitive Procurement Phase (CPP) design contracts, each initially worth around £5 million, means the Fleet Solid Support competition…

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NAVSEA Considers NISE Project for SDTS

Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division is part of a new collaboration that involves NSWC’s Port Hueneme Division and Philadelphia Division, along with academia and several small businesses. The collaboration is a Naval Innovation, Science and Engineering (NISE) project. The goal of the NISE project is to design, develop and demonstrate an autonomous, continuous monitoring system to analyze the…

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Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson Conducts Builder’s Trials

Septemmber 1, 2021 – The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) recently conducted Builder’s Trials. Builder’s Trials consist of a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations that allow the shipbuilder, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the U.S. Navy to assess the ship’s systems. “Trials provide an opportunity for the Navy and industry team to test the capability and…

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USS Abraham Lincoln MH-60S Crashes in SOCAL OPAREA

An MH-60S helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) crashed into the sea while conducting routine flight operations approximately 60 nautical miles off the coast of San Diego at 4:30 p.m. PST, Aug. 31. Currently, one crewmember has been rescued and search efforts continue for the other crewmembers of an MH-60S helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)…

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Floating Dock Sviyaga Arrived in Belomorsk Carrying K-3 Leninsky Komsomol

Today, on August 31, the first stage of the inter-fleet towing from the Northern Fleet to St. Petersburg, and then to Kronstadt of the legendary nuclear submarine K-3 “Leninsky Komsomol” was passed. Floating dock “Sviyaga” with the submarine “K-3” arrived in Belomorsk and stood on the roadstead. Preparations are being made for the subsequent passage of the floating dock through…

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US Navy Working on Paradigm Shift for Laser Weapons Electrical Needs

How can the U.S. Navy integrate electric weapons such as its new and emerging high-energy laser systems into warships while ensuring there is enough power for all ship systems and services? It will take a paradigm shift that few have heard or seen before, according to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) scientists and engineers. Thomas ‘TJ’ McKelvey – an NSWC…

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Commandant Ducuing Makes Port Call in Senegal

Having set sail from Toulon seven days earlier, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commander Ducuing moored on August 16 in Dakar for the first stopover of the 158th mandate of Operation CORYMBE . Received by the Chief of Staff of the Navy of Senegal, Lieutenant-Commander Renan Paillereau, commander of the PHM, presented Rear Admiral Oumar Wade with a vessel and…

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