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Underwater Security System

KnightShield covers medium ranges in ports and detects hostile divers – whether using closed or open breathing apparatus – as well as AUVs, SDVs, DPVs, and UUVs.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

From Emissions Tech to EV Electronics

A recent visit to Eberspaecher’s North American engineering and manufacturing complex reveals how a global Tier-1 rooted in combustion-engine technology is profitably navigating the transition to...

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Materials

3D Printing Metal Parts on a Ship

Senior level military members are constantly evaluating risk and finding ways to articulate and mitigate risks on the battlefield. When it comes to new technology adoption and consideration, these same...

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Defense

Hybrid Auxiliary Propulsion System

Leonardo DRS Inc.
Arlington, VA
571-447-4624
www.leonardodrs.com

Leonardo DRS Inc. recently announced that it has again been awarded a contract by Eastern Shipbuilding Group to provide the...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Using Underwater Robotics for Autonomous Deep-Sea Exploration

A decade ago, industries that needed to perform underwater inspection and maintenance had only one option: send a human diver into the water. In both the military and commercial...

Application Briefs
Communications

Underwater Acoustic Communication System

DSIT Solutions Givat Shmuel, Israel
+(972-3) 531-3333
www.dsit.co.il

DSIT Solutions recently launched WhitePointer, a state-of-the-art underwater acoustic communication system that enables...

Briefs
Robotics, Automation & Control

Evaluation of Future Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Capabilities in an Automated Computer-Aided Wargame

In fiscal year 2016, the Senate Armed Services Committee ordered the Navy to increase its fleet to 355 ships. However, the lack of...

Briefs
Propulsion

Experimental Assessment of Entanglement for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle with an Open, Three-Bladed Propeller

This research evaluates the entanglement of an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) operating in marine vegetation common to...

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Materials

Cold Sprayed Coatings with Dual Nanoparticle Reinforcements for Wear and Corrosion Protection

The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.

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Aerospace

Developing Object Detection Systems for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Truly autonomous UAVs will require computer vision and navigation, cooperation between autonomous vehicles, and explainable and robust AI.

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Unmanned Systems

Development and Testing of a New Version of MBUD for Cued Classification of Marine UXO

MBUD has a new data acquisition system and incorporates technical modifications to eliminate the noise encountered in seawater.

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Aerospace

Impact of Satellite Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance on Modern Naval Operations

Army research is determining if afloat availability of satellite ISR has fundamentally changed naval operations.

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Data Acquisition

Designing Rugged SWaP-Optimized MOSA Solutions for UUVs

See how suppliers of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) subsystems are supporting the U.S. Navy's effort to invest in unmanned undersea vehicles.

Application Briefs
Defense

Portable Diver Detection Sonar System

DSIT Solutions Ltd., recently supplied a NATO country with its PointShield Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) system.

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Energy

Electric Propulsion Ship

See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).

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Electronics & Computers

Electric-Powered Warship

The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Towed Array Sonar System

The SwordFish™ is capable of underwater target search, detection, tracking, and classification.

Application Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Underwater Connectors

Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon™) specifically designed for harsh environments.

Application Briefs
Defense

Underwater Signal Processing System

A Portable Acoustic Range system measures noise radiated by submarines, as well as surface vessels.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

SDR Interface for the NeXtRAD Multistatic Radar System

Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.

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Imaging

EO/IR Maritime Payload

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., recently demonstrated its iSea-25HD system.

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Aerospace

Autonomous Multi-Sensor Maritime Awareness System

BIRD Aerosystems officially launched the OSCAR - Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance technology.

Articles
Aerospace

Underwater Drone Technology

Finding ways to overcome physical limitations so that humans can dive deeper and stay underwater longer has been an ongoing quest. Back in the 15th century, Leonardo Da Vinci drew sketches of a submarine and a...

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Data Acquisition

Sound Attenuation of Neoprene Wetsuit Hoods as a Function of Dive Depth and Acoustic Frequency: Hyperbaric Chamber Trials

The U.S. Navy is interested in strategies that divers could employ to protect them from loud underwater sounds. Sonar...

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Photonics/Optics

Naval Surveillance System

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd.
Hod Hasharon, Israel
+972-9-744-0661
www.controp.com

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., a company that specializies in electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR)...

Application Briefs
Defense

Diesel Frigate Engines

Fairbanks Morse
Beloit, WI
1-800-356-6955
www.fairbanksmorse.com

Fairbanks Morse - an EnPro Industries company - has been awarded a contract to deliver eight FM | Colt-Pielstick diesel engines to power...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Validation of Ubiquitous 2D Radar

Seastema SpA, a company owned by Fincantieri (Genova, Italy), designs, develops, and supplies integrated automation systems for different areas of the marine industry. The company established an Innovation...

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Electronics & Computers

Protecting Critical Data on Unmanned Underwater Platforms

Emerging mission requirements from global defense forces are driving new programs and applications for Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) platforms. Like their airborne counterparts,...

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Imaging

Development of a Vision-Based Situational Awareness Capability for Unmanned Surface Vessels

Using unmanned surface vessels (USVs) for “dull, dirty and dangerous missions” is gaining traction in recent years as it removes the human...