Raytheon delivered its 10th AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system to the U.S. Navy. The sonar-towed body was officially transferred to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division.
Tag Archives : Mine Warfare
09 Jan 2020
ECA Group, an expert in robotics, automated systems, simulation and industrial processes, will build its new plant in the port of Ostend in order to carry out the contract to supply their unmanned systems for the 12 minesweepers of the Belgian and Dutch navies.
18 Dec 2019
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) signed a contract agreement with Saab Dynamics for the development of a new "self-propelled sea mine" prototype.
16 Dec 2019
The Belgian-Dutch Mine Counter Measure (MCM) program is making significant progress according to Naval Group. After the successful initial trials, the French shipbuilder is quietly progressing towards the industrialization phase. The current ramp-up phase will soon result in the creation of a dedicated subsidiary in Belgium by year-end.
16 Dec 2019
On December 12, 2019, Japan Marine United (JMU) held a launching ceremony for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) newest minesweeper Etajima (MSO-306) at its shipyard in Yokohama.
14 Nov 2019
According to a local newspaper, the Bulgarian government green-lighted the acquisition of two Tripartite-class mine countermeasure vessels (MCM) from the Royal Netherlands Navy for around EUR2.4 million.
09 Nov 2019
The U.S. Navy is taking offensive mining more seriously under the National Defense Strategy and is working to bring new technologies and tactics to the fleet to modernize mine warfare for a high-end fight.
22 Oct 2019
At MADEX 2019 in Busan (South Korea), a new Mine Countermeasures Helicopter (MCH) variant is being pitched by Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) to answer the ROK Navy requirement for a new airborne countermeasures capability.
10 Oct 2019
At PACIFIC 2019, the international maritime exposition held in Sydney, Australia, ECA Group from France is highlighting its modern Mine Warfare solution as well as its deperming technology proposed for the SEA 1350 program.
24 Sep 2019
Raytheon demonstrated an integrated capability using two future unmanned technologies during the 2019 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX).