Friday, June 18, 2021

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The French Ministry of the Armed forces accelerates the FDI frigates program

During a visit to Lorient of the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, Naval Group received notification of the order for two FDI frigates by the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA). The acceleration of the FDI program will...

Egypt becomes the first international customer for MBDA’s VL MICA New Generation surface-to-air system

MBDA has been awarded a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA NG (New Generation) air defence system to equip its Egyptian corvettes. Officially launched in October 2020, the VL MICA NG system is based on the integration...

Thales to provide new-generation sonar suite for French Navy’s SNLE 3G SSBNs

Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly on Friday 19 February announced the launch of the full-scale development phase of the programme to build France's third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines (SSBNs). As part of the SNLE 3G programme, the...

Turkey’s First Indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle ‘ULAQ AUSV’ Launched

ARES Shipyard and METEKSAN Defence, which had initiated Turkey’s first indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) program in October 2020, announced that the prototype vessel, ULAQ AUSV has been launched and sea trials have been started. In the joint press...

Israel Shipyards Will Showcase for the First Time at NAVDEX its Transfer of Technology (TOT) Concept

The Company will also present its Portfolio of Vessels for Military, Law Enforcement & HLS Markets NAVDEX 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 21-25, Stand B-O35 February 17, 2021, Israel Shipyards Ltd. – A leading shipbuilding and repair company in the Eastern...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town holds blessing ceremony for first IPV

On 12th February, the South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). Initially, the plan had been to hold a large launching ceremony,...

Naviris and Navantia sign a MoU for the European Patrol Corvette Program

Genoa/Madrid, February 11, 2021 – NAVIRIS, the 50/50 joint venture company between Fincantieri and Naval Group in charge of development of cooperation programs, and NAVANTIA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enlarging the industrial cooperation for...

Saab Signs Two Contracts for Next Generation Corvettes for Sweden

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, (FMV), have signed two agreements concerning the next generation of surface ships and corvettes. A Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life Upgrades (MLU) of five Visby-class corvettes, as well as a Product...

Four additional Schiebel Camcopter S-100 for the French Navy

Vienna, 14 December 2020 – Naval Group, on behalf of the French Navy, has accepted for operational use two further CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) with a total of four Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs). They will be deployed...

Schiebel Pacific prepares to bid for australian UAV tenders

Australia, Nowra, 15 October 2020 – Schiebel Pacific is scaling its business in preparation for Land129 and Sea129. The company is hiring remote pilots and maintenance technicians and upgrading its facility. The expansion comes after Schiebel Pacific and Raytheon Australia...
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Saab and Varjo bring virtual reality to flight simulators

Saab and Varjo Technologies work together to revolutionise flight simulators. The Finnish company Varjo has developed a human eye...
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