Saturday, 3 October 2015

French Naval Delegation Visited US Navy Electromagnetic Railgun Facility

French military officials touring Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), received briefings on Navy technical programs from the electromagnetic railgun to the hypervelocity projectile, Sept. 4. The event, and recent British Navy visits, supports the Chief of Naval Operations' Sailing Directions to operate forward in new and flexible ways with access to strategic maritime crossroads.

Lockheed Martin to Open Submarine Combat System Lab to Support Australia’s Submarine Force

Lockheed Martin Australia will open a submarine combat system laboratory in Mawson Lakes in November 2015 to support the company’s pursuit of the Royal Australian Navy's Future Submarine project SEA 1000. Phase 1. Construction began at Mawson Lakes on 27 July 2015 and is expected to open in November.

BMT to Showcase its Aegir Family of Tanker Vessel Designs at Pacific 2015

BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, will exhibit its range of defence capabilities at the upcoming Pacific 2015 International Maritime Exposition which takes place in Sydney, Australia in October.

Friday, 2 October 2015

Interview Mika Kari President Land Patria about the AMV XP 8x8 Extra Payload Performance Protection DSEI 2015.

Patria showcases its newest products at the international defence and security exhibition, DSEI 2015, in London on 15th -18th September 2015 At DSEI Patria exhibits for the first time the latest member of Patria AMV product family, Patria AMV XP IFV variant. Interview Mika Kari President Land Patria about the AMV XP at DSEI 2015.

AutoKrAZ of Ukraine to unveil new product KrAZ-Fiona 6x6 armoured vehicle personnel carrier

The Ukrainian Defense Company AutoKrAZ has unveiled a new product, the KrAZ- Fiona, a 6x6 armoured vehicle personnel carrier. The KrAZ-6322 Fiona vehicle has been manufactured by Kremenchug Automobile Plant in partnership with Streit Group (Canada-UAE). 
AutoKrAZ Fiona APC 6x6 armoured vehicle personnel carrier
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AutoKrAZ shows increase in output and sales since last year

“AutoKrAZ” movers forward and shows increase in output and sales. 843 vehicles have been built by Kremenchug Automobile Plant since the beginning of 2015, up 15 percent as compared to the same period a year ago.
Fiona is a 6x6 APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier)
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Thailand unveils new 155 mm ATMOS self-propulled howitzer mounted on a TATRA 6x6 truck

The Thai military's Weapon Industry Centre unveils new Autonomous Truck-Mounted Gun (ATMG) ATMOS caliber of 155 mm / 52 mounted on 10-tonne TATRA 6x6 truck provided by the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd.
Elbit Systems ATMOS 155 mm
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First Russian Project 885M Yasen-M class Submarine Delivery Pushed Back to 2018

According to Russian state owned news agency TASS citing an industry source, the Russian Navy will receive the Kazan nuclear submarine one year behind the schedule - in 2018. Kazan is set to be the first Project 885M Yasen-M class, an upgraded variant of the Yasen-class.

U.S. Navy Started CG-47 Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruisers Modernization

The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) was inducted as the first ship to undergo a modernization effort that will significantly upgrade its capabilities in multiple mission areas, Sept. 25, at Naval Base San Diego. The CG Phased Modernization Program is designed to balance the Navy's long-term requirement for a carrier strike group air defense commander (ADC) platform and its future shipbuilding requirements. 

Unmanned helicopter Camcopter S-100 used to rescue & save life of refugees in the Mediterranean

In five months of operation, the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) saved over 8.800 lives in the Mediterranean. By spotting and monitoring distressed vessels, Schiebel’s Unmanned Air System CAMCOPTER® S-100 assisted in the rescue and contributed significantly to the success of the mission. 
The Schiebel Camcopter S-100 is an Austrian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) using a rotorcraft design.
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