Friday, 31 October 2014

Fincantieri reveals its new PPA patrol ship at EURONAVAL 2014

Fincantieri PPA (Pattugliatore Polivalente D’Altura), Offshore Polyvalent Patrol, is first revealed at EURONAVAL 2014. The vessel can perform a wide range of offshore patrolling missions thanks to its inovative modular sections conception. PPA have been chosen by Italian Navy for the replacement program of Italian corvettes, patrol vessels and Durand de la Penne destroyers.

Fincantieri PPA concept has been selected by Italian Navy

Thursday, 30 October 2014

CMN unveals its Combattante FS 46 Fast Attack Craft at EURONAVAL 2014

CMN (Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie) has focused on designing a versatile patrol boat, efficient and easy to use, operated by a crew of 24 sailors. The Combattante FS 46, evolution of sea proven CMN Combattante II class, is a Fast Attack Craft, able to perform with a high level of efficiency the tasks required by a Patrol Missile Boat mission's profiles.

Combattante FS 46 Fast Attack Craft exhibited by CMN at EURONAVAL 2014

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Rafael highlights the Spotlite-M advanced electro-optic systems at Euronaval 2014

At Euronaval 2014, Rafael is highlighting the Spotlite-M, an advanced electro-optic systems for weapon fire sources Detection Location Classification & Tracking applications. The system incorporates state of the art fully operational day & night passive sensors for Multiple fire sources threats detection. Additional sensors, capabilities and applications can be added as advanced options. 
Rafael's booth at Euronaval 2014
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Damen increases its Landing Ship Transport range by introducing the LST 100

The 24th Euronaval exhibition, world greatest Naval Defence & Maritime Exhibition & Conference, was chosen by Dutch manufacturer Damen Shipyards to officially increase its Landing Ship Transport vessels range by showcasing the new mid-size LST100. 
Damen's new LST 100 Landing Ship Transport at Euronaval 2014
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Thales' first Compact FLASH dipping sonar system passed Factory Acceptance Test

Thales announced yesterday at Euronaval 2014 in Paris that its first Compact FLASH dipping sonar system has passed its Factory Acceptance (FAT) Test in Brest, the first test for this new variant of the highly successful FLASH family of dipping sonars.  

Thales' Compact FLASH dipping sonar system at Euronaval 2014

Raidco Marine presents its OPV and patrol boat at EURONAVAL 2014

During EURONAVAL 2014, Raico Marine, specialized in conception and commercialisation of dedicate ships for state's actions at sea, showcases its different types of OPV and patrol boats. Raidco Marine develops global solutions for operational needs.

Raidco Marine reveals its new OPV 56 at EURONAVAL 2014

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United States army researchers to evaluate prototype devices of futuristic soft exosuit.

United States Army researchers are evaluating prototype devices of futuristic soft exosuit developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, Warrior Web program's goal is to create a soft, lightweight undersuit to help reduce injuries and fatigue, while improving mission performance. DARPA is responsible for the development of new technologies for the U.S. military.
Spc. Rafael Boza, a Soldier from the 1st Infantry Division, tests the prototype smart suit on a three-mile course of paved roads and rough terrain at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Oct. 3, 2014.
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Schiebel unveiled Camcopter S-100 UAS upgraded with Selex ES' SAGE advanced ESM system

At Euronaval 2014, Austrian company Schiebel came in Paris to present an upgraded variant of its well-known Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Aerial System. For the occasion, Schiebel chose to integrate the Selex ES SAGE advanced digital Electronic Support Measures system on its drone. 
SAGE advanced digital Electronics Support Measures (ESM) system's High Accuracy Direction Finding (HADF) Array mounted on Camcopter S-100
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Thales presents its new integrated mast I-Mast 500 at EURONAVAL 2014

In a tentative to combine its different existing products, Thales proposes its new integrated mast I-MAST 500. I-Mast 500 integrates a I-Mast 400, already installed on Dutch OPV Holland class, and an APAR Active Phased Array Radar. Thales I-Mast 500 offers all the necessary capacities needed by modern ships.

Thales I-Mast 500 combines a I-Mast 400 (the bottom and upper part) and a APAR Radar (middle part)

Transhield has completed delivery of 350 covers for 350 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles.

Transhield, Inc. has completed a delivery of 350 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle and equipment covers to the U.S. Air Force. The company continues to expand its support of the Department of Defense's MRAP fleets, suppying protective covers to the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, and, with this order, the U.S. Air Force.
Transhield, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of protective covers for use in the defense, aerospace, marine, rail and other industrial markets. 
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