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  • IDEX 2017: Taiwan works to expand AAW capability

    Key Points Future Tuo Jiang corvettes will be modified to integrate the new Sea TC-2N Missile System and Sea Oryx SAM Work is progressing to also introduce a new, larger, more AAW-capable ship in the future The Taiwanese navy is looking to expand the anti-air warfare (AAW) capability of its next

  • ARCIMS wins first order for ASW surveillance

    Key Points Atlas Elektronik UK will supply two ASW-configured ARCIMS autonomous mission systems to a customer in the Middle East The ASW mission package will feature a compact active/passive variable depth sonar Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) has secured a first order for its ARCIMS maritime

  • HII CEO: USN needs to bolster acquisition to get larger fleet

    Key Points HII CEO recommends aggressive acquisition is needed for 350-ship USN fleet USN continues to study alternative composition and costs to achieve larger force The US Navy (USN) needs to consider Regan-era type acquisition pledges for shipyards to accommodate increased production to meet

  • IDEX 2017: ARES to finalise Qatar deliveries by 2018, targets new regional markets

    Turkish shipbuilder ARES Shipyard is poised to finalise deliveries of the 17 patrol vessels across three categories on order for the Qatari Coasts and Borders Security Department by 2018. "As of February 2017, three 24-m long [ARES 75] craft and two [ARES 110] craft have already been delivered

  • Italy begins construction of new PPA patrol craft

    Key Points Event marks the start of construction work for the new class of multipurpose patrol vessels Details have emerged on programme timelines and configurations, including a potential BMD capability Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri cut steel for the first of seven multipurpose offshore patrol

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