iXblue's Marins Inertial Navigation Systems has been selected to equip the U.S. Navy's Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) 27, 29 and 31.
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10 Aug 2019
The unmanned surface vessel of the SLAMF/MMCM program carried out a demonstration of its capabilities in Brest harbor in June 2019. Testing with teams from the French Navy, French Armament General Directorate (DGA) and Thales is ongoing while qualification for the whole system (USV + payload) is set for December this year.
29 Jul 2019
There will be 1200 drones in the French Navy in 2030, Marine Nationale's Chief-of-Staff admiral Christophe Prazuck recently declared to the Commission of National Defence and Armed Forces of the French Assemblée Nationale.
22 Jul 2019
After going missing in 1968, French Navy submarine Minerve has finally been located. The wreck lies in three pieces at a depth of 2,350 meters, 30 nautical miles off the coast and Toulon naval base.
16 Jul 2019
With the Suffren now unveiled during a grand ceremony attended by French President Emmanuel Macron himself, Yannick Smaldore takes a closer look at the key features of this next generation SSN... as well as at some of its conventional off springs for export.
06 Jul 2019
On July 3, 2019, the French Navy nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) 'Saphir' reached the port of Cherbourg in Normandie for decommissioning. After 35 years of service, 'Saphir' will be the first of six Rubis-class SSNs to be retired from active duty at the end of July 2019. The Rubis-class will be replaced by the new Suffren-class / Barracuda type SSN with the first submarine set for launch on July 12th at Naval Group' shipyard in Cherbourg.
03 Jul 2019
According to local media, the Russian Navy started to experiment the use of UUVs and USVs from its Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate. UAVs are set to be tested from Russia's latest generation of frigates as well.
18 Jun 2019
At MAST Asia 2019, the defense exhibition and conference currently held near Tokyo, Japan, Thales is showcasing the Artemis infra-red search and track (IRST) system.