UK Orders Combined Influence Minesweeping (SWEEP) System

January 19, 2021 – Three world-class autonomous minesweeping systems will detect and destroy sea mines on dangerous naval operations for the Royal Navy, thanks to a £25m contract announced today. The Combined Influence Minesweeping (SWEEP) system designed by Atlas Elektronik UK, will be the Royal Navy’s first uncrewed minesweeper. More than 25 jobs will be supported through the contract to…

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New Training Craft to Revolutionize BRNC Training

December 7, 2020 – Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) has taken delivery of the first of eight new boats which are set to revolutionize training at the world-renowned College. The new ‘Sea Class 15’ work boats will replace the aged picket boats currently used by Officer Cadets for exercises on the River Dart. Lieutenant Commander (Lt Cdr) Mike Garner, the…

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Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer and Atech to Build Tamandare Class

March 5, 2020 – On March 5th, in Rio de Janeiro, Emgepron, an independent state company, linked to the Ministry of Defense through the Brazilian Navy Command, and Águas Azuis, a company created by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, signed the contract for building four state-of-the-art Tamandaré Class Ships, with deliveries scheduled between 2025 and 2028.…

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