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The Navy’s new destroyer may be too stealthy for its own good

The Navy’s new destroyer may be too stealthy for its own good The US Navy may be getting more than it bargained for with the new Zumwalt-class destroyers, which are currently undergoing sea trials.Its radar profile is so small that other vessels might inadvertently risk collision with the destroyer.

New Zumwalt stealth destroyer may receive mods to make it more visible to radar

New Zumwalt stealth destroyer may receive mods to make it more visible to radar The destroyer is designed to carry out surface missions, function as an anti-aircraft platform, and support ground troops with naval gunfire.The Zumwalt is considered exceptionally stealthy — at 610 feet long, it reportedly reads like a 50-60 foot fishing boat.

The U.S. Navy just made an 'Iron Man' esque helmet for diving

Navy are creating a diving helmet for the future.The Iron Man esque helmet — called "DAVD" (Divers Augmented Vision Display) —  is described as "a high-resolution, see-through head-up display (HUD) embedded directly inside of a diving helmet.

US Navy hit with $600 million lawsuit for software piracy

US Navy hit with $600 million lawsuit for software piracy According to massive lawsuit against the US Navy, that’s not what happened.The suit was brought by Bitmanagement Software GmbH, a company specializing in visualization software for geographic data.

Will the Navy’s decade-long experiment with railguns yield a useful weapon system?

Will the Navy’s decade-long experiment with railguns yield a useful weapon system? AGS stands for Advanced Gun System (currently mounted on Zumwalt-class destroyers) while LRLAP is the Long Range Land Attack Projectile.Replacing expensive SAM batteries with projectile weapons could dramatically cut costs and improve the chance of a ship surviving a pitched battle.