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iXblue Launches its First Navigation-Grade Accelerometer

iXblue has announced the launch of the iXal A5, the company’s first navigation-grade accelerometer dedicated to high-performance applications. It is based on the vibrating beam accelerometer (VBA) technology and the vibrating inertial accelerometer (VIA) concept developed by the French aerospace lab ONERA.   The iXal A5 is a rugged sensor that provides high accuracy and repeatability, as well as a

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The U.S. Navy Tests Saab’s ASW Training System

For a three-month period in 2018, the Bahamas will play host to a demonstration of a new anti-submarine training device. According to Saab, anti-submarine warfare may be more necessary than ever in 2018. The testing venue is known as the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center. The anti-submarine warfare (ASW) device being tested is called the AUV62-AT, and it has

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China’s Arctic Ambitions: Q&A with Sherri Goodman

Arctic icebergs

  The Arctic has traditionally been a region where cooperation has been common between nations. Its significance on the world’s geopolitical map is changing, however, as global warming leads to increased ice melt, thus reducing barriers to maritime navigation. Less ice means more shipping traffic and better access to resources, most notably, oil and gas. China, despite not having any

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Registration is Open for the Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop

  This three-day workshop held October 15-18, 2017 at Catamaran Resort in San Diego, California is preceded by a full day of networking opportunities and includes customer presentations, product and software training, field service meetings, networking opportunities and on-water demonstrations provided by Teledyne Marine’s top-tier oceanographic manufacturers. Products include ADCPs, CTDs, DVLs, imaging and mapping sonar and software, motion sensors,

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CNR Concept Challenge Finalists

The finalists of the CNR Concept Challenge–a historic call for innovative ideas to support the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps of the future–were announced at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington, D.C. The finalists include  Benjamin Conley, for enhancements to existing thermal-imaging capabilities; Joe Kennedy, for a prototype system that assesses various sources of position, navigating and timing

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