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RNZN boosts littoral capabilities with new LMCs

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) has introduced three new 12.5 metre Littoral Manoeuvre Crafts (LMCs) to enhance the operational capabilities of its Littoral...
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Coastal Gatekeepers

Offshore patrol vessels are being adapted for longer range patrols with a range of weapons to suit growing mission profiles. Small and agile surface vessels...
Chief petty officers keep watch on the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Billings, in the Caribbean Sea in April 2022. The USN’s Freedom-class LCS vessels are fitted with the Lockheed Martin COMBATSS-21 system as their combat management system (CMS). (US Navy)

Thinking Warships

The increasing adoption of open architecture and artificial intelligence is growing the capacity of naval combat management systems. In simple terms, naval platforms deliver military...
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Sentinel’s new 1100 fast boat set to contend Australia’s RHIB replacement

Tasmania-based PFG Group has unveiled a new variant of its Sentinel series of fast boats, the Sentinel 1100, at the Indo-Pacific exhibition in Sydney. This...

NZ MoD awards L3Harris Technologies integration deal

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has awarded L3Harris Technologies a prime systems integration contract to design, build and install an upgraded communications system...

Rolls-Royce to provide engines for the RNZN’s

Rolls-Royce announced on 20 September that it would supply a Combined Diesel Electric and Diesel (CODLAD) propulsion system for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s...

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