Category: UPDATES

US Navy Releases RFP for Large Unmanned Surface Vessel Conceptual Designs

The U.S. Navy released a request for proposals to industry for the award of multiple conceptual designs of the Navy’s first block of Large Unmanned Surface Vessels (LUSV), Sept. 5. Continue reading “US Navy Releases RFP for Large Unmanned Surface Vessel Conceptual Designs”

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General Dynamics Knifefish UUV First to Achieve Critical Acquisition Milestone

General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) has achieved Milestone C, providing approval for the system to enter into low-rate initial production (LRIP). Continue reading “General Dynamics Knifefish UUV First to Achieve Critical Acquisition Milestone”

Autonomy Pivotal for a Future Ready Australian Army

Locally developed autonomous technologies will enhance the Australian Army’s current armoured personnel carriers in a demonstration project that could take soldiers off future battlefields. Continue reading “Autonomy Pivotal for a Future Ready Australian Army”

ThyssenKrupp Awarded with Approval for Additive Manufacturing by DNV GL

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems works closely together with international customers on the integration of additive manufactured parts on ships and submarines and therefore has a need for parts with acceptance test certification. Continue reading “ThyssenKrupp Awarded with Approval for Additive Manufacturing by DNV GL”

U.S. Army Research Lab Selects 3D Systems to Develop World’s Largest, Fastest Metal Powder 3D Printer

3D Systems today announced it has been awarded a $15 million contract by the U.S Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory, also known as ARL, to create the world’s largest, fastest, most precise metal 3D printer.

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BAE Systems Acquires Riptide Autonomous Solutions Business

BAE Systems, Inc. has announced the purchase of the key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions (Riptide), a Plymouth, Massachusetts-based provider of innovative, affordable unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technology and solutions.

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Australia’s New Research into Advanced Materials for Defence Applications

Australia’s Department of Defence has selected seven innovative research proposals from universities and industry to develop and integrate advanced materials that will provide enhanced protection for military platforms.

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U.S. Army: Joint Hypersonic Weapon Tests to Start Next Year

The first joint flight test of a future hypersonic weapon will take place next year, followed by tests every six months until the weapon is fielded by fiscal year 2023, the U.S chief of Army’s hypersonic program said last week.

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Indra Announces Development of Space Surveillance Radar

Indra has developed a radar for the Spanish surveillance and space monitoring system S3T will offer the country the ability to protect satellites and space assets from unintentional threats, such as spatial debris, and deliberate, such as enemy missiles or satellites.
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U.S AFRL Achieves “Shocking” Materials Technology Breakthrough

The U.S Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), along with research partners at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Washington, are working to change the shape of materials technology with a breakthrough development that could open up a new range of possibilities for the military and beyond.

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