Warship Automation - Degrees of Control
Warships have increased their levels of automation gradually over decades, replacing labour-intensive and dangerous tasks with more efficient mechanical or electrical systems. This has taken place at every level, from the operation of sensors and weapons, through navigation and control to power and propulsion.
Moog proposing lighter RIwP turret configuration for MADIS
Moog is planning to submit a lighter version of its Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) to the US Marine Corp. Tony Peck, Moog’s director for defence control systems, spoke with Janes on 11 June about the RIwP and the company’s bid to secure the Marine Air Defense..
Dynetics’ X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle Performs Its Maiden Flight
Dynetics, the performer for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Gremlins program, has successfully flown its X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle (GAV) for the first time in November 2019.