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NAVDEX 2015
Naval Defence Exhibition IDEX, 22 - 26 February 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE

 
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At NAVDEX 2015 Portuguese Company OceanScan Showcased its LAUV Underwater Vehicle

At NAVDEX 2015 Portuguese Company OceanScan Showcased its LAUV Underwater Vehicle
 
At NAVDEX 2015, OceanScan – Marine Systems & Technology Lda of Portugal showcased its LAUV. The LAUV is a Lightweight (one-man-portable) Autonomous Underwater Vehicle designed to be affordable as it requires only limited logistics. Based on a modular design, the platform is built to be robust and reliable.
At NAVDEX 2015, OceanScan – Marine Systems & Technology Lda of Portugal showcased its LAUV. The LAUV is a Lightweight (one-man-portable) Autonomous Underwater Vehicle designed to be affordable as it requires only limited logistics. Based on a modular design, the platform is built to be robust and reliable.
 

Oto Melara Showcased its Full Range of Light Naval Weapon Systems at NAVDEX 2015

Oto Melara Showcased its Full Range of Light Naval Weapon Systems at NAVDEX 2015
 
At NAVDEX 2015, the naval defense exhibition which was taking place in the UAE last week, Italian company Oto Melara and its local partner Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT) showcased their full range of light weight remote wapon systems for naval applications: The MARLIN WS 30mm, the HITROLE N 12.7mm, the HITROLE 20mm and the HITROLE G 12.7mm on an Al Fattan Fast Attack Craft.
At NAVDEX 2015, the naval defense exhibition which was taking place in the UAE last week, Italian company Oto Melara and its local partner Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT) showcased their full range of light weight remote wapon systems for naval applications: The MARLIN WS 30mm, the HITROLE N 12.7mm, the HITROLE 20mm and the HITROLE G 12.7mm on an Al Fattan Fast Attack Craft.
 

At NAVDEX 2015 Northrop Grumman Showcased its Airborne Laser Mine Detection Systems ALMDS

At NAVDEX 2015 Northrop Grumman Showcased its Airborne Laser Mine Detection Systems ALMDS
 
At NAVDEX 2015, Northrop Grumman Corporation was showcasing its AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). Navy Recognition learned that the US defense company is actively marketing its innovating mine detection system to counties in the Gulf region because of emmerging needs in mine warfare capabilities.
At NAVDEX 2015, Northrop Grumman Corporation was showcasing its AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). Navy Recognition learned that the US defense company is actively marketing its innovating mine detection system to counties in the Gulf region because of emmerging needs in mine warfare capabilities.
 

Etihad Ship Building will produce additional Falaj 2 class Stealth Patrol Vessels in the UAE

Etihad Ship Building will produce additional Falaj 2 class Stealth Patrol Vessels in the UAE
 
At NAVDEX 2015 naval defense exhibition which was taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, Navy Recognition learned from Fincantieri representatives that the Italian shipbuilding company is currently helping to extend the Al Fattan shipyard in Abu Dhabi as part of Etihad Ship Building. The goal is to allow Etihad Ship Building to fullfil the Falaj 2 "Batch 2" order for the UAE Navy. This new batch would consist in at least two additional Stealth Patrol Vessels (and up to 4 according to a source).
At NAVDEX 2015 naval defense exhibition which was taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, Navy Recognition learned from Fincantieri representatives that the Italian shipbuilding company is currently helping to extend the Al Fattan shipyard in Abu Dhabi as part of Etihad Ship Building. The goal is to allow Etihad Ship Building to fullfil the Falaj 2 "Batch 2" order for the UAE Navy. This new batch would consist in at least two additional Stealth Patrol Vessels (and up to 4 according to a source).
 

At NAVDEX 2015 Navantia unveiled its F-538 Frigate Design for the Peruvian Navy

At NAVDEX 2015 Navantia unveiled its F-538 Frigate Design for the Peruvian Navy
 
At IDEX 2015, Navy Recognition learned that Nexter Systems and DCNS teams are currently working together in order to interface the Narwhal 20B with the DCNS made FREMM Frigates. Following this work the Narwhal guns will be able to exchange data with the Combat Management System (CMS). More specifically, it will be connected to the fire control system and surveillance radar (Thales Herakles) of the frigates which will allow greater flexibility and shorter reaction time when dealing with threats.
At NAVDEX 2015 naval defense exhibition which was taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, Navantia unveiled the F-538 frigate design it is proposing for the Peruvian Navy. Navantia representatives at NAVDEX 2015 told Navy Recognition that this new Frigate design is based on the proven AVANTE 3000/2400 design. This new design incorporates lessons learned in building the Spanish F-100, Norwegian F-310 and Australian AWS destroyers.
 

Nexter Narwhal 20mm Remote Weapon System Will Be Fully Interfaced with FREMM's CMS

Nexter Narwhal 20mm Remote Weapon System Will Be Fully Interfaced with FREMM's CMS
 
At IDEX 2015, Navy Recognition learned that Nexter Systems and DCNS teams are currently working together in order to interface the Narwhal 20B with the DCNS made FREMM Frigates. Following this work the Narwhal guns will be able to exchange data with the Combat Management System (CMS). More specifically, it will be connected to the fire control system and surveillance radar (Thales Herakles) of the frigates which will allow greater flexibility and shorter reaction time when dealing with threats.
At IDEX 2015, Navy Recognition learned that Nexter Systems and DCNS teams are currently working together in order to interface the Narwhal 20B with the DCNS made FREMM Frigates. Following this work the Narwhal guns will be able to exchange data with the Combat Management System (CMS). More specifically, it will be connected to the fire control system and surveillance radar (Thales Herakles) of the frigates which will allow greater flexibility and shorter reaction time when dealing with threats.
 

Selex ES signed infrared seeker contract for MBDA's FASGW (H)/ANL anti-ship missile system

Selex ES signed infrared seeker contract for MBDA's FASGW (H)/ANL anti-ship missile system
 
During the IDEX 2015 Exhibition taking place in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) from 22-26 February, Finmeccanica – Selex ES announced the signing of a contract with MBDA France and SAGEM which will see the company participate in the development and production of a new infrared seeker for FASGW(H)/ANL, the next generation helicopter-launched anti-ship missile. FASGW(H)/ANL is being developed jointly by the UK and French governments for a range of future helicopter platforms.
During the IDEX 2015 Exhibition taking place in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) from 22-26 February, Finmeccanica – Selex ES announced the signing of a contract with MBDA France and SAGEM which will see the company participate in the development and production of a new infrared seeker for FASGW(H)/ANL, the next generation helicopter-launched anti-ship missile. FASGW(H)/ANL is being developed jointly by the UK and French governments for a range of future helicopter platforms.
 

ECA Group showcased its Special Warfare Underwater Vehicle at NAVDEX 2015

ECA Group showcased its Special Warfare Underwater Vehicle at NAVDEX 2015
 
At NAVDEX 2015, ECA Group of France showcased its Special Warfare Underwater Vehicle or "SWUV". The SWUV is the future swimmer delivery vehicle (SDV) of the French Navy commandos. This SDV was designed by ECA Group, in cooperation with the French procurement agency (DGA) and French Navy combat divers, for troop delivery and stealth coastline intervention missions.
At NAVDEX 2015, ECA Group of France showcased its Special Warfare Underwater Vehicle or "SWUV". The SWUV is the future swimmer delivery vehicle (SDV) of the French Navy commandos. This SDV was designed by ECA Group, in cooperation with the French procurement agency (DGA) and French Navy combat divers, for troop delivery and stealth coastline intervention missions.
 

ASIS Boats launched Blue Bird 9.5 meters command RHIB at Navdex 2015

ASIS Boats launched the Bluebird 9.5 meters command RHIB at Navdex 2015
 
ASIS Boats launched the Bluebird 9.5 meters military rigid inflatable boat at NAVDEX 2015, the International Defense Exhibition & Conference which was held from February 22 -26, 2015 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.
ASIS Boats launched the Bluebird 9.5 meters military rigid inflatable boat at NAVDEX 2015, the International Defense Exhibition & Conference which was held from February 22 -26, 2015 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.
 

French Defense Company CNIM showcased its L-CAT Landing Craft at NAVDEX 2015

French Defense Company CNIM showcased its L-CAT Landing Craft at NAVDEX 2015
 
The CNIM Group designs and produces turnkey industrial solutions with high technological content, it offers unique research / expertise services. At NAVDEX 2015, CNIM showcased its landing catamaran L-CAT.
The CNIM Group designs and produces turnkey industrial solutions with high technological content, it offers unique research / expertise services. At NAVDEX 2015, CNIM showcased its landing catamaran L-CAT.
 

Freshly Installed Griffin Missile System Showcased on-board USS Monsoon at NAVDEX 2015

Freshly Installed Griffin Missile System Showcased on-board USS Monsoon at NAVDEX 2015
 
While visiting the Cyclone class Coastal Patrol Boat USS Monsonn at NAVDEX 2015, Navy Recognition noticed the vessel was fitted with a new weapon system: The Raytheon made Griffin Missile System (MK-60 Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System as called in the U.S. Navy). Navy Recognition's chief editor met with the Captain to learn more about the new capabilties this freshly installed weapon system brings to the Cyclone class.
While visiting the Cyclone class Coastal Patrol Boat USS Monsoon at NAVDEX 2015, Navy Recognition noticed the vessel was fitted with a new weapon system: The Raytheon made Griffin Missile System (MK-60 Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System as called in the U.S. Navy). Navy Recognition's chief editor met with the Captain to learn more about the new capabilties this freshly installed weapon system brings to the Cyclone class.
 

Video: Thales new SEARCHMASTER multirole surveillance radar (AESA) at IDEX 2015

Video: Thales new SEARCHMASTER multirole surveillance radar (AESA) at IDEX 2015
 
At IDEX 2015, French company Thales is showcasing its latest maritime surveillance radar called searchmaster. It is a truly multirole surveillance radar with the ability to meet all the surveillance requirements of five mission types: antisurface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, maritime surveillance, ground surveillance and tactical air support.
At IDEX 2015, French company Thales is showcasing its latest maritime surveillance radar called searchmaster. It is a truly multirole surveillance radar with the ability to meet all the surveillance requirements of five mission types: antisurface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, maritime surveillance, ground surveillance and tactical air support.
 

New details on the PRIVINVEST / CMN upgraded Combattante BR 71 (Baynunah class) Mk II Corvette

New details on the PRIVINVEST / CMN upgraded Combattante BR 71 (Baynunah class) Mk II Corvette
 
French shipyard CMN, part of Privinvest holding company, is showcasing a new version of its famous Baynunah class corvette at NAVDEX 2015 defense exhibition held in Abu Dhabi. Navy Recognition was the first to report that the new Mk II evolution incorporates the latest innovations from CMN's research and development. Here are some additional details we learned at NAVDEX 2015.
French shipyard CMN, part of Privinvest holding company, is showcasing a new version of its famous Baynunah class corvette at NAVDEX 2015 defense exhibition held in Abu Dhabi. Navy Recognition was the first to report that the new Mk II evolution incorporates the latest innovations from CMN's research and development. Here are some additional details we learned at NAVDEX 2015.
 

ADSB signs Memorandum of Understanding with Thales to increase MRO regional capabilities

ADSB signs Memorandum of Understanding with Thales to increase MRO regional capabilities
 
During IDEX 2015, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales to provide integrated engineering support services for military vessels. The MoU was signed by Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of ADSB, and Patrice Caine, CEO of Thales group.
During IDEX 2015, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales to provide integrated engineering support services for military vessels. The MoU was signed by Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of ADSB, and Patrice Caine, CEO of Thales group.
 

SIHAM AL KHALEEJ TECHNOLOGY, MBDA & GEM present their coastal defence system at IDEX 2015

SIHAM AL KHALEEJ TECHNOLOGY, MBDA & GEM present their coastal defence system at IDEX 2015
 
At IDEX 2015, the UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT), together with the European MBDA and the Italian GEM Elettronica is presenting an innovative and cost-effective coastal battery system.
At IDEX 2015, the UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT), together with the European MBDA and the Italian GEM Elettronica is presenting an innovative and cost-effective coastal battery system.
 

UAE boat builder Al Marakeb showcases world’s first unmanned commercial craft at IDEX 2015

UAE boat builder Al Marakeb showcases world’s first unmanned commercial craft at IDEX 2015
 
UAE boat builder Al Marakeb is drawing the crowds at this year’s International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) with a ground-breaking new vessel that is setting a high water mark for the region’s maritime industry. The Sharjah-based manufacturer’s recently-launched B-7 is a proving to be a major talking point at the show – the world’s largest defence exhibition - by being the world’s only pilotless vessel with fully capable commercial as well as military applications.
UAE boat builder Al Marakeb is drawing the crowds at this year’s International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) with a ground-breaking new vessel that is setting a high water mark for the region’s maritime industry. The Sharjah-based manufacturer’s recently-launched B-7 is a proving to be a major talking point at the show – the world’s largest defence exhibition - by being the world’s only pilotless vessel with fully capable commercial as well as military applications.
 

Video: Thales Latest Sonar Solutions at NAVDEX 2015: SeeMapper, Captas-1 & BlueWatcher

Video - Thales Latest Sonar Solutions at NAVDEX 2015: SeeMapper, Captas-1 & BlueWatcher
 
At NAVDEX 2015 naval defense exhibition currently held in Abu Dhabi, Thales is showcasing its latest sonar solutions:
At NAVDEX 2015 naval defense exhibition currently held in Abu Dhabi, Thales is showcasing its latest sonar solutions:
- The SeeMapper, a turnkey system providing continuous, high-resolution mapping of the sea-bed using a towed synthetic aperture sonar.
- The BlueWatcher hull-mounted sonar and its associated towed array sonar, the Captas-1, represent a new range of compact sonars for surface combatants and patrol vessels displacing 300 tonnes or more.
 

DCNS Showcasing its Expertise at IDEX/NAVDEX 2015 Exhibition in Abu Dhabi 22-26

DCNS Showcasing its Expertise at IDEX/NAVDEX 2015 Exhibition in Abu Dhabi 22-26 February
 
DCNS is a world leader in naval defence and an innovator in energy. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS delivers innovative solutions from integrated warships to strategic systems, equipment, services and new energy solutions. DCNS participates to NAVDEX and IDEX exhibitions in Abu Dhabi from 22 to 26 February 2015. It is a chance for DCNS to showcase its expertise in this key export market and to meet key players.
DCNS is a world leader in naval defence and an innovator in energy. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. DCNS delivers innovative solutions from integrated warships to strategic systems, equipment, services and new energy solutions. DCNS participates to NAVDEX and IDEX exhibitions in Abu Dhabi from 22 to 26 February 2015. It is a chance for DCNS to showcase its expertise in this key export market and to meet key players.
 

Al Dhafra (Baynunah class) - The Pride of the UAE Navy Displayed at NAVDEX 2015

Al Dhafra (Baynunah class) - The Pride of the UAE Navy Displayed at NAVDEX 2015
 
The first warship model fully manufactured by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) "Baynunah" – is, today, kick-starting the 'Ship of the Day' series taking place this week as part of the third edition of NAVDEX, the maritime security show that has quickly become the largest naval defence exhibition in the region, alongside IDEX - the world's leading joint defence exhibition. The name of the ship on display this year is called "Al Dhafra".
The first warship model fully manufactured by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) "Baynunah" – is, today, kick-starting the 'Ship of the Day' series taking place this week as part of the third edition of NAVDEX, the maritime security show that has quickly become the largest naval defence exhibition in the region, alongside IDEX - the world's leading joint defence exhibition. The name of the ship on display this year is called "Al Dhafra".
 

Oto Melara Unveils the new Forty Light naval gun system At IDEX 2015

Oto Melara Unveils the new Forty Light naval gun system At IDEX 2015
 
At IDEX 2015 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, Italian company Oto Melara unveiled a new 40mm naval gun system weighting just below two tons. Thanks to its extremely reduced mass, small dimension, easy installation (no deck penetration required), modern and completely digital technology, Oto Melara believes the Forty Light will play a leading role as a 40mm naval system.
At IDEX 2015 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, Italian company Oto Melara unveiled a new 40mm naval gun system weighting just below two tons. Thanks to its extremely reduced mass, small dimension, easy installation (no deck penetration required), modern and completely digital technology, Oto Melara believes the Forty Light will play a leading role as a 40mm naval system.
 

Rheinmetall Unveils the new Off-Board Corner Reflector upgrade for MASS At IDEX 2015

Rheinmetall Unveils the new Off-Board Corner Reflector upgrade for MASS At IDEX 2015
 
At IDEX 2015 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, German company Rheinmetall unveiled a new upgrade for its MASS decoy system: The off-board corner reflector (OCR) with advanced capabilities against modern anti-ship missiles. Two OCR launcher tubes can be fitted on-top of a MASS unit. They deploy radar decoys that simulate the vessel's radar signature. The decoys are manufactured by Airborne Systems.
At IDEX 2015 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, German company Rheinmetall unveiled a new upgrade for its MASS decoy system: The off-board corner reflector (OCR) with advanced capabilities against modern anti-ship missiles. Two OCR launcher tubes can be fitted on-top of a MASS unit. They deploy radar decoys that simulate the vessel's radar signature. The decoys are manufactured by Airborne Systems.
 

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