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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

Officials from BAE Systems have shared with MONCh that the company is looking at the potential future upgrade of its Type-997 ARTISAN and SAMPSON S-band (2.3 gigahertz/GHz to 2.5GHz/2.7GHz to 3.7GHz) naval surveillance radars. Both radars are in extensive use with the Royal Navy, the former equipping all members of the ‘Type-23/Duke’ class of frigates, the amphibious assault ships HMS Ocean and HMS Bulwark, and the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, and the latter furnishing the ‘Type-45/Daring’ class of destroyers. 

BAE Systems details Type-997 ARTISAN & SAMPSON S-band naval surveillance radars

Showcases their SeaFLIR 380 HD, SeaFLIR 230 & SeaFLIR 280 HD gimballed turrets

Three Operating Companies, Multiple Domains, Multiple Disciplines

Developing an expeditionary submarine for the Netherland´s ‘Walrus’ Replacement Programme (WRES)

Next-generation missile jointly developed and marketed by Saab and Diehl Defence

On stand F51 at Euronaval 2018, Hensoldt approaches the show with its TRS-4D naval radar family. Based on gallium nitride (GaN) Active Electronically-Scanned Array (AESA) radar technology, it is available as a single face rotating antenna (TRS-4D Rotator) and in a four fixed-panel configuration, named TRS-4D/FP. The Rotator variant adds to the existing rotating TRS-3D model that is already in use with several foreign Navies, including the US Navy, which has adopted the rotating version for its ‘Freedom’ class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS)/frigate warships. 

Based on gallium nitride (GaN) Active Electronically-Scanned Array (AESA) radar technology

The latest order from a leading shipyard for SPYNEL cameras confirms HGH’s position as an industry leader. (Photo: HGH Infrared Systems)

High Detection Rates and Minimal False Positives

ECA Group’s T18-M shares almost everything – except weight and power constraints – with its autonomous cousin, the A18-M. (Image: ECA Group)

Common Heritage, Launch and Recovery System and Logistics with A18-M

MBDA is proposing a variety of mounts and installations for its newly-launched naval MMP variant. (Image: MBDA)

Wide Range of Proposed Launch Platforms, Including Semi-Rigid Boats

CUSV to next plateau of employment in the maritime domain

Naval Tactical Data Management System (N-TDMS)

Navantia is highlighting its NAVANTIS training system in Paris this week. The system optimises integrated crew training protocols and takes them one step further, so that, in theory, entire crews can step directly from training to an operational cruise.

Optimises integrated crew training protocols and takes them one step further

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