• ASC explores propulsion and generation joint ventures with Jeumont Electric

    Australian naval shipbuilding and maintenance supplier ASC announced on 9 October that it is pursuing joint activities with Jeumont Electric, a French specialist in electric propulsion systems used on submarines. The two companies signed a heads of agreement document aimed at identifying

  • DSME awarded contract to design, build upgraded KSS-III-class submarine

    South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) announced on 11 October that it has been awarded KRW1.13 trillion (USD958 million) to design and build an upgraded KSS-III (also known as Dosan Ahn Chang-ho)-class diesel-electric submarine. The company said that the new 3,000

  • Thales and Nexter developing 40 mm CTAS RAPIDFireNaval

    Thales and Nexter Systems are teamed to develop a new multi-role weapon system, called RAPIDFireNaval, to meet potential French Navy requirements and are eyeing DGA funding in the first half of 2020, according to Sylvain Richy, managing director of CTAI (a joint venture between Nexter and BAE

  • RAN to equip ships with Hawklink digital datalink system

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is to implement the Hawklink Ku-band digital datalink system on major surface fleet units, informed sources told Jane's on 10 October. When operational, the 10 MB per second uni-directional Hawklink system will enable the real-time transmission to the ships of

  • Safran contracted for key systems for Project SEA 1000 submarines

    Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia has been contracted to design three major combat system components for Australia’s Future Submarine programme. The AUD36.77 million (USD24.8 million) contract, announced by Lockheed Martin Australia and the Australian Department of Defence on 8

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  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47