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South African Navy Inaugurates Sea Axe

The South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The MMIPVs will contribute to South Africa’s maritime security in augmenting the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-efficiently to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing. The 62-by-11-m naval vessel will be the

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NSM 400: Medium Gimbal for Surveillance Sensors

NSM 400

SOMAG AG Jena has launched the NSM 400, a medium-size gimbal, between the smaller RSM 400 and the larger OSM 4000. It complements the product portfolio of gyro stabilization platforms, which are designed for land and offshore use. The NSM 400 was primarily designed for the stabilization of surveillance sensors on medium (starting from 1.0 kt.) to large maritime vessels.

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Global-X International Science Challenge

Office of Naval Research Global Leadership Visit to Chile

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global seeks to foster relationships with the international science community and build long-lasting partnerships worldwide. To do so, the command has launched Global-X, a nine-month international science challenge worth up to $750,000, to encourage groundbreaking research from all around the world. ONR Global will competitively select and fund revolutionary international research projects in

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Touch-Up, Repair for Navy Ships

Sulzer

Naval vessels at sea are constantly exposed to a harsh environment, including saltwater, rain, hail, and extreme heat and cold. Sailors battle the elements with a routine of daily shipboard maintenance including painting, touch-ups and repairs. Historically, touch-up paint solutions involve time consuming and inaccurate hand mixing and frequently result in surplus unused mixed paint that must be disposed. Sulzer

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Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers

Dr. Christopher Lavers has published a new edition of his best-selling book “Reeds Vol 6: Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers” in the Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series. He is a physics lecturer and subject matter expert in maritime and remote-sensing subjects at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the basic theoretical work required by

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Hawaiian Blessing Ceremony for Wave Energy Converter

US Navy wave energy device blessing Hawaii

The Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) based in Port Hueneme, California, has successfully developed, towed and begun the official installation of a green energy altering wave energy converter (WEC) device off the coast of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Partnering with Ocean Energy USA LLC, the WEC device will move to Marine Corps Base Hawaii to be

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