The Israeli Navy has taken the Iron Dome air defence system to the sea
and recently completed a live test fire. The naval version of the system
will be used to protect strategic assets at sea, such as oil/natural
gas rigs. Israel’s hydrocarbons fields and drilling installations
in the East Mediterranean Sea have increased the requirements for security..
The Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) is the Royal Canadian Navy procurement
program that will replace the Iroquois class Destroyers and Halifax
class Frigates with up to 15 new ships in about the mid-2020s. Navy
Recognition contacted DCNS Canada's head, Olivier Casenave-Péré,
to see where the French shipbuilder chances stand as the Canadian Government
is considering changing course on the CSC program.
The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition takes place May 16
- 18, 2016. Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in
the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s
mission of maritime policy education and sea service support. Follow
the 2016 event with Navy Recognition on site show coverage.
Link to SAS 2016 Online Show Daily Coverage