New Testbed Ship to Enhance Experimentation in Royal Navy

The Royal Navy unveiled a unique testbed ship July 29th to support trials of the latest tech and autonomous systems. The 42m, 270-tonne vessel arrived in Portsmouth this week and is named after former Royal Navy sailor and Nobel Prize winner Patrick Blackett. It will be used by the navy’s experimentation and innovation experts NavyX who have been driving innovation…

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HENSOLDT UK supplies Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar to the South African Navy

June 2, 2021 – HENSOLDT UK is pleased to announce the supply of radar sensor suites consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band SharpEye radar systems to the South African Navy (SAN) for three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels built by the Damen Shipyards Cape Town, South Africa. These vessels, SAN MMIPV’s, will protect the coasts of the…

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A key milestone of RAMSSES project

July 24, 2020 – On 18th July, the Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project reached a key milestone. On that date, at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding’s (DSNS) location in Vlissingen-East, the Netherlands, the project’s partners unveiled the recently assembled full scale composite ship’s hull section they have been developing these past three…

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