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During the next five years, Royal Navy ships will undergo a series of technical upgrades to their Magazine Torpedo Launch Systems and threat countermeasure capabilities, the latter of which will help ensure the ships continue to counter the threat of hostile anti-ship missiles. The contract was award to Systems Engineering & Assessment (SEA) in Devon.

Elbit Systems UK recently conducted successful demonstrations of its Seagull Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) to showcase its proven autonomous mine hunting technology for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). The Wilton Industry Show and Experiment (WISEX) demonstrations aimed to provide MOD and industry partners with an analysis of Seagull’s mine hunting capabilities under operational conditions. The WISEX demonstrations took place off the coast of Scotland and Seagull™ achieved a 100% target detection rate.

According to Tasnim news agency on October 9, two new vessels capable of carrying helicopters will join the fleet of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy, a senior commander said. Speaking at a televised interview on Saturday, October 8, IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said the two warships, named after IRGC Navy martyrs Mahdavi and Baqeri, are 240 meters long.

The first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), flagship of the Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group (GRFCSG), departed from Naval Station Norfolk on its first deployment to conduct operations and training exercises alongside NATO allies and partners throughout the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 4.

According to a press release published on October 6, 2022, British technology and advanced maritime manufacturing company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) and Steller Systems, a world-renowned naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy, have entered into a formal collaboration.

According to information published by the U.S. DoD on October 6, 2022, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) – along with the embarked staff of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) - arrived in Souda Bay, Crete, for a scheduled port visit.

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