Jiangkai II frigate Linyi

China’s Jiangkai frigate roll-out delivers global reach

Dr. Lee Willett - Like any navy seeking global presence, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will use its surface forces to project influence. A...
The Phoenix-30 is a VTOL quad rotor

Unmanned Systems: All-Seeing Eyes

Armada International’s famous Unmanned Vehicles supplement returns, giving the reader all that they need to know regarding developments in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),...
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Swedish FMV selects iXblue’s Quadrans navigation system to equip its fleet of high speed...

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has recently signed a contract with navigation company iXblue for up to 172 FOG based Quadrans gyrocompasses. Delivered...
Wave-Rider

NATO’s CMRE adds unmanned vehicles to ‘Dynamic Manta’ submarine hunt

NATO’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) is operating unmanned vehicles as additional submarine hunters during the alliance’s Dynamic Manta exercise, taking place...
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Stay Vigilant

Already in service with the Royal Navy, new deliveries of Thales’ Vigile-D naval electronic support measure are on the horizon. Thales has told Armada Analysis...
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Polish Defence Ambition vs. Reality

Polish military procurement has ambition, although this has been slowed by ‘piecemeal’ and tardy decision making over the years. The Polish Government through the Armament...
Demonstrator

UK’s Second Carrier to Act as Technology Demonstrator in 2021

The UK Royal Navy (RN) is seeking to use its aircraft carrier programme as an opportunity for industry to demonstrate new maritime unmanned systems...

Thales Sea Fire digital radar for FTI frigate programme enters production

Thales is pleased to announce that the first Sea Fire radar for the French Navy’s FTI future medium-size frigates programme is now in production....
MSAP

By Air, by Sea or Land

Whether conducting special reconnaissance (SR), direct action (DA) or military assistance (MA) missions, SOF units must be capable of rapidly moving across the battlespace. Rotary...
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Lorient Express

As the French Navy cuts the steel on its first ‘Admiral Ronarc'h’ class frigate, Armada Analysis examines the vessel’s radar, electronic warfare and communications...

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