China unveils next generation USV concepts

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) outlined its plans for a new family of unmanned surface vessels (USVs) at the 2017 International Ocean Science and Technology (OST) exhibition in Qingdao. The B850 High Speed Patrol USV is based on a 8.5 m rigid-hull inflatable boat seaframe outfitted with a diesel propulsion system with a…

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded for complex overhaul of the CVN 73

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $2.8 billion contract to execute the refueling and complex overhaul of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). The aircraft carrier arrived at Newport News under a planning contract. USS George Washington is the sixth Nimitz-class carrier to undergo this major life-cycle milestone. More than…

Turkey is hosting Dynamic Monarch 2017, NATO submarine rescue exercise…

DYNAMIC MONARCH 2017 (DYMH17) is a Submarine Search, Escape and Rescue exercise. The exercise is designed to demonstrate multi-national submarine rescue co-operation and to share related knowledge amongst worldwide partners. Participants are from Canada, France, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. Additionally, representatives from Bangladesh, Chile, Israel and Sweden is participating the…