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France has beaten Japan and Germany to win an Australian mega-deal to build a fleet of 12 new submarines in Australia, for the Australian Navy SEA 1000 program. The decision was formally announced by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today.
DCNS is introducing the SMX Ocean - a new submarine concept based on the hull of the nuclear powered 'Barracuda' - the next generation SSN of the French Navy. The SMX Ocean will be fitted with a conventional propulsion system (SSK) with AIP technology.
Defence and security company Saab subsidiary Barracuda is expanding its portfolio into ballistic protection, with Saab's acquisition of the rights to the 'Soft Armour' protection technology, from Protaurius AB.
Cassidian has successfully carried out a series of test flights with its Barracuda UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) technology demonstrator at Goose Bay military test range in Canada. In the past month Barracuda testbed completed five test flights under the 'Agile UAV in a Network Centric Environment' (Agile UAV-NCE) program.
Submarines form an essential core of today’s naval fleets as a result of their flexible mission capabilities and ability to complement other strategic resources. Worldwide, 41 countries possess submarine capability and together operate 450 submarines. Most of these nations are modernizing their fleets or increasing them as a result of changing security situations. A total of 154 submarines are to be procured over the forecast period, costing US$186.3 billion.
EADS' Advanced MALE concept UAV is based on the Barracuda UAV platform, originally developed for the German Agile UCAV demonstration program. Barracuda crashed on...
The demands for Camouflage technology has Camouflage (SAAB) Barracuda offers several types of camouflage systems, including the Shadecam static multi-spectral camouflage system, used in fixed...
MCS is designed to protect armored vehicles during movement and in combat. The system utilizes different materials, for camouflage in the visual/near Infrared, thermal,...