Technology

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Crewless Shipping Future?

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 13 September 2021 Technology marches inexorably onward. Resistance is futile! Or is it? It’s interesting to see that the President of the US International Longshoremen’s Association […]

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SPY-7 Costs for CSC

David Dunlop, 22 January 2021 Now that both Canada and Spain have signed contracts for SPY-7 Radars for both the CSC and F110 Frigates, it seems fitting to discuss total […]

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Arleigh Burke class destroyer fires a directed energy HELIOS weapon

High Energy Lasers

David Dunlop, 13 January 2021. The USN will deploy its first High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) integrated on an operational Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer […]

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UUV echo voyager

More on US Navy Large Unmanned Robotic Systems

Dan Middlemiss, 10 January 2021 The US Congressional Research Service has released an update on the USN’s plans to accelerate the procurement of Large Unmanned Surface and Undersea Vehicles [1]. […]

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Cyber report GAO-19-128

Cybersecurity in Weapon Systems

Ex-Sailor, 21 November 2020. In late 2018 United States (U.S.) Government Accountability Office (GAO) produced an interesting report on cybersecurity in U.S. DOD Weapon Systems. It’s relevant to the future […]

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Undersea cable ship

Undersea Communication Cables

How do data, emails, money transfers and digital communications travel to Europe or Asia? Virtually all trans-oceanic data now travel by undersea fibre-optic cables, not via satellites. Undersea cables have […]

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