March 14, 2019

EDR & L3 starten hun samenwerking reeds vandaag

De huidige technologie van L3 dat ontwikkeld werd na jaren van intensieve engineering, aanbrengen van modificaties en uitvoerig testen voor zowel de Britse als de Franse […]
March 7, 2019

Sea Naval Solutions (SNS) voert zijn lokale aanwezigheid – en die van de Belgische economie- sterk op, bevestigd door de ondertekening van de Unmanned Surface Vehicle MOU met het Belgische Sobelcomp

Belgische fabrikant Sobelcomp start samenwerking met de SNS-spelers Na uitgebreide vergaderingen dit jaar hebben Thales en L3 ASV een gedetailleerd Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) getekend met […]
February 8, 2019

The new mine countermeasures (MCM) programme: a unique opportunity to create a high-tech Belgian shipbuilding sector

European countries are ever-more focused on driving sustainable renewal. In manufacturing, they have struggled to replace declining industries with higher-tech variants. Shipbuilding is a case in […]
February 1, 2019

Sea Naval Solutions (SNS): the Belgian consortium committed to the country’s long-term success

The new mine countermeasures (MCM) programme: a motor for Belgium’s economy As part of a joint MCM programme with the Netherlands, Belgium has set out ambitious […]
December 13, 2018

HOW A VISION FOR MAINTENANCE CAN UNDERPIN MISSION SUCCESS IN NEXT-GENERATION MINE WARFARE (MW)—RIGHT FROM THE START

A vision for maintenance—a critical factor in long-term mission readiness As mines proliferate, leading navies are embracing next-generation mine countermeasures (MCM). These comprise toolboxes of high-tech, […]
December 12, 2018

DEDICATED USV DESIGN: A KEY SUCCESS FACTOR IN NEXT-GENERATION MINE WARFARE (MW)

Unmanned MW systems: a simple concept that’s challenging to deliver The “system-of-systems” approach required by next generation, unmanned MW systems must guarantee mission success, often in […]
December 11, 2018

LAUNCH AND RECOVERY OF UNMANNED VEHICLES USING A FLOATING-CRADLE: A SOLUTION THAT TRULY MEETS NAVIES’ MINE WARFARE (MW) NEEDS

Navies are countering the threat from mines through next-generation systems Mines are a major concern to navies. Their low cost and growing sophistication mean they’re increasingly […]
December 6, 2018

MOTHERSHIPS FOR UNMANNED MINE WARFARE—WHY DEDICATED DESIGN IS ESSENTIAL TO SUCCESS

Today, mine countermeasures (MCM) are in clear transition to an unmanned future. Leading navies are moving towards “toolboxes”, bringing together sets of high-tech assets to counter […]
November 30, 2018

SEA NAVAL SOLUTIONS (SNS): A BELGIAN CONSORTIUM FOR NEXT-GENERATION MINE WARFARE

Leading navies clarify their visions for unmanned mine warfare (MW) As the threat from mines continues to grow, leading navies are increasingly setting out their visions […]
November 28, 2018

UNDERSTANDING THE LIMITS OF LAUNCH AND RECOVERY SYSTEM (LARS) DESIGNS IN UNMANNED MINE WARFARE (MW)—A VITAL FACTOR IN MISSION SUCCESS

The challenge of launch and recovery Leading navies are increasingly looking to deploy “toolboxes” of unmanned drones for mine countermeasures (MCM). Their vehicles must be able […]