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2011-05-16 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Canada, a pioneer in the development of underwater acoustic processing systems, today announced the creation of a new Underwater Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (UW ISR) Centre of Excellence. The latest in a series of initiatives made to reinforce General Dynamics Canada's underwater ISR technical and product leadership, the Centre is designed to accelerate the company's research and product development efforts as...

2011-04-20 12:43:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy, supported by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has installed the Aegis Combat System aboard two new Navy destroyers, USS Gravely (DDG 107) and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). The Aegis Combat Systems aboard the ships have also been certified as fully operational through the tests known as Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials. During the trials, the ships' Aegis Combat Systems were evaluated for combat-readiness through...

2011-03-09 10:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded an $11.2 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy for the continued production of MK82 directors and MK200 director controllers for Aegis Combat System illuminators. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The MK 82 and MK 200 are critical components of the Aegis missile fire-control system's illuminator. The Aegis...

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2011-03-01 13:20:09

There are already systems that detect ships at sea, but a group of engineers from the UAH, led by the researcher Raúl Vicen, has introduced a new development, involving "the use of artificial intelligence techniques and improvements in the templates used to select input data". The team has come up with a new detection method "that outperforms the one that has generally been used until now, as well as offering the advantages of low computational costs, and which can also be...

2011-02-09 10:35:00

MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ONPATH Technologies, the leader in scalable connectivity and monitoring solutions for high performance networks and GET Engineering, a leader in tactical data system solutions for military and prime contractor applications, are deploying cost savings solutions for the United States Navy. The Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) is a tactical information processing protocol designed by the Navy to automate the collection of combat information data...

2011-01-14 07:07:00

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a U.S. Navy contract to continue providing sonar systems for U.S. submarines, enabling the fleet to maintain an acoustic advantage. The $84 million contract contains options which, if exercised, will bring the total contract value to $2.1 billion. The program's scope includes the development, production, support and modernization of all U.S. submarine sonar systems including initial system deliveries for...

2011-01-13 05:00:00

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of sonar products for the defense and commercial fisheries markets, announced today that it has secured an equity investment led by Hasting Equity Partners, LLC and Admiralty Partners, Inc.  Boenning & Scattergood, Inc., a U.S. based investment banking firm, served as financial advisor to Marport. "This capital raise, at a time of great challenge and...

2011-01-10 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) recently delivered its 331st sonar dome rubber window (SDRW) to the U.S. Navy. Goodrich's Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) team in Jacksonville, Fla. has been the exclusive supplier of sonar domes for FFG-7, DDG-51, and CG-47 class ships to the U.S. Navy and allied navies for more than 40 years. A sonar dome is an acoustically transparent housing that surrounds the sonar transducer array, which together make up...

2011-01-07 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has delivered its 24th Sonar Composite Dome (SCD) for U.S. Navy FFG-7 class frigates. Goodrich's Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) team in Jacksonville, Fla. has been the exclusive supplier of sonar domes for FFG-7, DDG-51, and CG-47 class ships to the U.S. Navy and allied navies for more than 40 years. A sonar dome is an acoustically transparent housing that surrounds the sonar transducer array, which together...

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2010-11-18 09:05:13

Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed a new kind of underwater sonar device that can detect objects through bubble clouds that would effectively blind standard sonar. Just as ultrasound is used in medical imaging, conventional sonar "Ëœsees' with sound. It uses differences between emitted sound pulses and their echoes to detect and identify targets. These include submerged structures such as reefs and wrecks, and objects, including submarines and fish shoals....


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