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Secretary General of Italian defence industry federation AIAD shares concerns over government decisions

Seven Guns, Spares and Training Support

Frontal view of the Leonardo AWHero R-UAS featuring a Gabbiano TS surveillance radar in the nose and an EO payload. (Photo: Marco Giulio Barone)

Comprehensive offer of unmanned assets for surveillance missions

Innovation to Push Technological Thresholds

The company states at Euronaval that, under Elettronica's proactive policy approach, they self-funded research and development in the field of quantum cascade laser technology. Moreover, the new naval DIRCM completes the company's portfolio of electronic countermeasures, which now ranges from RF to IR.

Self-funded R&D in the field of quantum cascade laser technology

At Euronaval, Northrop Grumman showcases its BUSHMASTER line of Chain Guns, showcasing the MK52 7.62mm, MK44 30mm and M230 30mm alongside a selection of its large calibre ammunition. (Photo: DPM)

Big Bada Boom

KRONOS STARFIRE showcased on Leonardo’s stand K128 at Euronaval 2018

Jam Sandwich

STM Seeks to Assure and Certify Safety and Quality

DNV GL Provides Naval Technical Assurance

Airbus-led Consortium has Equipped 60+ Vessels

Provides Sonar, Underwater Security and Acoustic Analysis Solutions

Cooperation to launch an alliance with the aim of a 50/50 joint venture

BAE Systems will build on experience with various electric and hybrid drive programmes to bring efficient, clean and safe power into multiple domains, including land and sea defence platforms. (Image: BAE Systems)

Greener, Safer, Rechargeable Systems

High Eye looking to win future small helicopter drone contract

EARCHWATER maritime radar from Thales and an electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensor dome from L3 Wescam Thales presents the product fitted to a Daesh-8 turboprop in operational use by PALaerspace. The complete system architecture was recently tested for certification. The Franco-German long-range maritime surveillance aircraft is coming into reality, based on the joint agreement between the two nations earlier last summer, to jointly develop and procure a next-generation maritime surveillance aircraft in the 2020s. Thales joins the programme with its offer for a full-scale mission package consisting of the mission-proven AMASCOS system.

Offering a full-scale mission package consisting of AMASCOS system

The Mk8 4.5in naval gun is fitted to a number of RN platforms, including the Mk8 Mod I seen here on HMS DEFENDER. (Photo via Wikipedia Commons)

Babcock and BAE Systems Achieve Milestone in Five-Year Programme

Lockheed Martin’s ‘Canada’s Combat Ship Team’ bid combines the company’s longstanding expertise in naval integration and its Canadian developed Combat Management System CMS 330 with BAE Systems’ Type 26 Global Combat Ship and high-tech platforms from top-pedigree Canadian innovators CAE, MDA, L3 Technologies and Ultra Electronics. As there are commonalities with the Australian and British Type 26s (chosen by Australia for its Hunter-class SEA 5000 programme and the Royal Navy’s Global Combat Ship), After a tortured and glacially slow procurement process the Canadian government announced on 19 October that the selected design for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) – the frigate-sized vessel that will form the backbone of the future Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) – is the Type 26 Global Combat Ship from BAE Systems. The company, in partnership with Lockheed Martin, which leads the consortium and will be the prime contractor, must now go through a due diligence phase and enter into detailed negotiations with Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding, who will build the 15 vessels currently anticipated for the class.

BAE Systems & Lockheed Martin detail Canadian Surface Combatant Contract Win

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