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DSEI 2017
Defence & Security Equipment International
12 - 15 September 2017, ExCeL, London
Naval Show News & WebTV
DSEI 2017 naval show news

DSEI 2017: Expal Unveiled New EF Proximity Fuze for Naval Artillery
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During DSEI 2017, the international defense show held in London, UK in September, Spanish company Expal Systems launched a new EF proximity fuze for 5 inch and 76mm naval ammunitions. Expal is a leader in large caliber naval artillery.

DSEI 2017: 155mm Vulcano Precision-Guided Munition Showcased for the 1st Time
Vulcano 155mm BAE Systems Leonardo DSEI 2017
Leonardo and BAE Systems were showcasing a 155mm variant of the Vulcano precision-guided munition for the first time last week at DSEI, the international defense show held in London, UK. Back in June this year, the two companies have announced an initiative to pursue collaborations on new precision-guided solutions that will offer U.S. and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems.

DSEI 2017: Liquid Robotics Announced Next Generation of the Wave Glider USV
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Liquid Robotics, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface vehicles, announced the next generation of the Wave Glider with advancements to the platform’s operational range, and performance for missions in high sea states and high latitudes. Changes also include advancements for expanded sensor payloads and increased energy and storage capacity required for long duration maritime surveillance, environmental monitoring and observation missions.

DSEI 2017: Safran Announced First Customer for PASEO NS Fire Control System
Safran Electronics & Defense has signed its first sales contract for the latest-generation PASEO NS (Naval System), which will outfit new frigates deployed by an Asian navy. Delivered at the end of 2018, these PASEO NS sights will offer day/night target designation and surveillance capabilities.

DSEI 2017: Pacific 950 optionally-manned RIB in First Unmanned Water Borne Demo
Pacific 950 optionally manned RIB
A high-speed Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) is taking part in the first unmanned water-borne demonstration at DSEI 2017, the defence and security exhibition currently held in London, UK. The result of a collaboration between BAE Systems and ASV Global, the Pacific 950 optionally-manned RIB has already made waves at Unmanned Warrior, the massive naval exercise which took place off the coasts of Scotland and West Wales just under a year ago.

DSEI 2017: Royal Canadian Navy orders over 40 Hammerhead targets from Qinetiq
Qinetiq Hammerhead USV target
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has placed a C$4.7m order with QinetiQ Target Systems for over 40 Hammerhead Unmanned Surface Vehicle Targets and various payloads. The order is placed under an existing five-year, C$35m framework contract with the Canadian Department of National Defence, awarded in May 2016, for provision of surface and aerial target systems.

BMT VENATOR-110 Frigate Scale Model at DSEI 2017
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BMT Group is showcasing a scale model of the VENATOR-110 frigate at DSEI 2017, the international defense show currently held in London, UK. The design is a contender for UK's Type 31e frigate program.

DSEI 2017: Stidd Unveils Autonomous DPD Diver Propulsion Device
DSEI 2017 Stidd showcases its autonomous DPD 925 001
American company STIDD Systems showcases its autonomous diver propulsion device (DPD) during DSEI 2017, the International Defence & Security event in London, United Kingdom. The OM2 Optionally-Manned Vehicle Package renders the DPD autonomous and is a game changer for the end user.

DSEI 2017: MBDA Unveils Dragonfire Turret
Dragonfire MBDA DSEI 2017 news
The new laser weapon demonstrator being built for the UK Ministry of Defence has been unveiled for the first time by the UK Dragonfire consortium at DSEI 2017 in London. Led by MBDA, under contract to Dstl, UK Dragonfire is a grouping of the best of British industry brought together to develop this advanced and complex new programme for the UK Armed Forces.

DSEI 2017: Lockheed Martin Unveils LCS 125M Concept Design for US Navy FFG(X)
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At DSEI 2017, the international defense trade show currently held in London, UK, Lockheed Martin unveiled the new LCS 125 meters. A company representative explained that this "concept" is representative of Lockheed Martin's answer to the U.S. Navy FFG(X) requirement.

DSEI 2017: Babcock Unveils Arrowhead General Purpose Frigate Design
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Babcock unveiled today the Arrowhead 120m general-purpose frigate at DSEI 2017 in London. Arrowhead’s, adaptable configuration acknowledges operational roles will change through the life of the ship with multiple mission bays incorporated into the design allowing for rapid reconfiguration and re-role to meet changing operational needs.

BMT VENATOR-110: contender design for UK Type 31e
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BMT's VENATOR-110, widely considered as a strong contender for the Type 31e frigates, will take centre stage at DSEI in London next week, following the much-anticipated launch of the UK's National Shipbuilding Strategy this week.