Rosoboronexport to Unveil New Unmanned Boats at Fleet-2024 Exhibition

June 18, 2024 @ 07:31 AM

Rosoboronexport, Russias defense export corporation, is poised to unveil a collection of unmanned boats at the forthcoming Fleet-2024 exhibition in Kronstadt, in response to the increasing deployment of unmanned systems in modern conflicts globally, particularly in areas such as Ukraine. Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheev explained that the adoption of unmanned technologies...

Ukraine Introduces Maritime Drone "Stalker 5" at Black Sea Security Forum 2024

June 17, 2024 @ 01:28 PM

Ukraines armed forces revealed their latest maritime unmanned platform, the "Stalker 5" drone, at the Black Sea Security Forum 2024 in Odesa, Ukraine. The unveiling was reported by

Anduril’s Planned Rhode Island Facility to Produce 200 Dive Autonomous Underwater Vehicles...

June 17, 2024 @ 06:13 AM

Anduril Industries has announced the opening of a new facility in Rhode Island to increase production to 200 autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) per year. This

China Deploying Biomimetic Submersibles that Imitate Manta Rays in South China Sea

June 11, 2024 @ 05:40 AM

China has commenced the deployment of a series of biomimetic submersibles designed to imitate the movement of manta rays in the South China Sea. These underwater drones, developed by a team at Northwestern Polytechnical University of China with complete intellectual property rights, are intended for a variety of applications, including armed...

Spain’s Navantia Participates in Six EDF 2023 Projects Valued at €520M

May 31, 2024 @ 05:03 AM

Navantia, the Spanish state-owned shipbuilding company, will be involved in six research and development projects funded by the 2023 European Defence Fund (EDF). The European Commission has announced the selection of these projects, which have a combined value of €520 million

Kongsberg Discovery has Completed In-water Demo of HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle...

May 30, 2024 @ 07:29 AM

Kongsberg Discovery has completed in-water demonstrations of the HUGIN autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) within the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and U.S

Russian FPV Drone Downs Ukrainian Magura V5 USV in Black Sea Encounter

May 30, 2024 @ 06:20 AM

A Russian FPV drone intercepted and destroyed a Ukrainian Magura V5 unmanned surface vessel (USV) in the Black Sea on May 29. The event, captured on video and widely circulated on social media platforms, depicts the explosives-laden Russian FPV drone flying towards the Ukrainian USV and striking it

Ukrainian 'Sea Baby' USV Fitted with 122mm Grad Rocket Launchers

May 22, 2024 @ 09:20 AM

Ukrainian Forces have integrated the GRAD 122mm artillery rocket system onto their Sea Baby unmanned surface vessels (USV) funded through the UNITED24 platform. Reports indicate that these modified drones have already commenced active operations, targeting Russian positions both at sea and along the shorelines

Lockheed Martin Launches PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Against Cruise Missile Target

May 20, 2024 @ 04:36 PM

Lockheed Martin, collaborating with the U.S

Northrop Grumman’s Manta Ray UUV Prototype Completes In-Water Testing

May 2, 2024 @ 05:41 AM

The Manta Ray prototype, an uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) developed by Northrop Grumman, has completed comprehensive in-water testing off the coast of Southern California during February and March 2024, DARPA announced today. The testing showcased the vehicle's hydrodynamic performance, demonstrating its ability to operate submerged using all propulsion and steering modes, including buoyancy, propellers, and control surfaces

Kongsberg's HUGIN Endurance Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Completes Factory Acceptance Tests

April 25, 2024 @ 06:52 AM

Kongsberg Discovery's business area, Kongsberg Discovery, has announced the completion of factory acceptance testing for the first production system of their long-range Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) called HUGIN Endurance. Sea trials for the first production unit began in September 2023 and concluded with a successful demonstration of the AUV's capabilities to the customer in March 2024

Austal Tests Autonomous Patrol Boat for Australian Navy

April 24, 2024 @ 05:50 AM

The collaborative Patrol Boat Autonomy Trial (PBAT) project, led by Austal Australia, has completed Sea Acceptance Trials for the autonomous vessel Sentinel off the Western Australian coastline. The