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.
Tag Archives : Mine Warfare
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).
23 Sep 2019
USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (T-ESB 4) recently completed a three-day underway in the Chesapeake Bay to integrate a Littoral Combat Ship Mine Countermeasure (MCM) Mission Package on the Expeditionary Sea Base platform.
18 Sep 2019
ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK (AEUK) has won a new export contract award for its autonomous advanced ARCIMS unmanned surface vehicle (USV). The contract was awarded by an existing ARCIMS customer, who will now benefit from an additional 2 systems with updated autonomy controller and advanced mine countermeasures (MCM) payloads.
13 Sep 2019
The Latvian Navy procured a pair of A9-M Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles (AUV) from ECA Group in 2015. Since then, the system is being operated in Liepāja by the Minehunters Squadron. But It was never demonstrated to a foreign media... That was until Naval News interviewed commander Armands Grebežs, chief of the BALTRON squadron, in late August 2019.
11 Sep 2019
At DSEI 2019, Thales is launching the Mine Intelligence Mapping system (Mi-Map), a new AI-assisted solution developed for mine warfare analysis. The Mi-Map console is designed to offer the customer the best solution in term of mine detection and classification, Thales said to Naval News.
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.