October 25 - 26, 2018 | Norfolk, VA

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Prepare For Naval Expansion! Join us at the Surface Warships Summit, taking place this October 24-26 in Norfolk, VA to explore the U.S. Navy’s Strategy in the context of the Department of Defense’s latest National Defense Strategy, Navy pr ...

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Exclusive Content

How will the Navy's FY19 Budget Impact Surface Warfare Initiatives?

We took a look how the Navy's FY19 Budget Request will impact surface warfare initiatives. The Navy's 2019 request totals $194.1 billion, which is roughly a 7% increase from the President's 2018 request. The Navy and Marine Corps are anticipated to spend much of this increase on additional ships, aircraft,...

Past Presentation Packet

In preparation for the 2018 Surface Warships Summit, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on: US Naval Warship Engineering Priorities: Dr. Edward S. Ammeen, Ph.D Director for Marine Engineering, Naval Sea Systems Command US NavyGE Marine Gas Turbine Propulsion for...

Surface Warships Market Report 2018

While global naval budgets are increasingly constrained, the current threat context is forcing allies to re-assess their capabilities and to look into their future procurement.We asked more than 500 military and industry officials to share their priorities in terms of procurement, challenges, and what the key trends will be in...

Insight: Naval Combat Systems

This e-magazine provides some immediate scope for readers to explore the trends and developments in the naval combat system market, including our 2016 survey results. We also offer a look into directed energy systems for the naval space in an attempt to separate the true prospects of this technology from...

Global Warship & Naval Vessels Sales Market Report 2017

Geographically, this sample report split global into several key Regions, with sales (Units), revenue (Million USD), market share and growth rate of Warship and Naval Vessels for these regions, from 2012 to 2022 (forecast).

Global Warship and Naval Vessles Market 2015-2019

In this sample report, Technavio covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global warship and naval vessels market for 2015-2019. The report provides a global overview of the market and the growth prospects by region (Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

The Importance of Rapidly Updating and Modernising a Warship's Capability as New Threats Emerge

"In the age of high cost and shrinking budgets, sometimes the best choice is to modernize, not replace," said the U.S. Navy’s Captain James Dick, Program Manager at International Fleet Support and Ship Transfer. In this interview, Captain Dick offers his insight into the future role of warships, with a...

Admiral Jorge Montoya Reveals the Key Threats and Requirements as Peru Invests in 6 OPVs

In this interview, Defence IQ speaks to Admiral Jorge Montoya Manrique, Former Commander, Joint Command of the Fuerzas Armadas del Perú.

2017 Surface Warships Industry Report

IDGA surveyed those in the Surface Warships Community. We found out;Budget priorities in the next 12-24 monthsTheir biggest challenges when preparing for naval expansionTheir opinion on what the best method to outgun the enemy at sea will beWhat do they see as the biggest threat to the United States Navyand...

In The News

U.S. Surface Combatants Could Get Faster Block Upgrades in the Future [USNI News]

According to USNI News, the Navy is hoping to bring the submarine community's capability improvement process to its surface combatants, which would allow for more continuous upgrades to the ships' warfighting systems as the class builds out. To find out more, read the full article. Article written by Megan Eckstein.

See the Island US Warships Just Buzzed to Prove a Geopolitical Point to China [Quartz]

According to Quartz, the US Navy sent two warships to a disputed archipelago in the South China Sea on May 28 in its latest symbolic protest against China’s claims there. Reuters reported that the USS Higgins and the USS Antietam ventured within 12 miles of the Paracel Islands in a...

Past Presentations

US Naval Warship Engineering Priorities

Dr. Edward S. Ammeen, Director for Marine Engineering, Naval Sea Systems Command US Navy, presents on preparing for naval expansion and the US Naval Warship Engineering Priorities. 

GE Marine Gas Turbine Propulsion for Frigates

George Awiszus, Director of Military Marine Marketing, at General Electric presents on Marine Gas Turbine Propulsion for Frigates. 

Impacts on the U.S. Navy’s Ship Capability Strategy

Gloria L. Valdez, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Ships), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, presents on the impacts of the U.S. Navy's ship capability strategy. 

DARPA’s Activities in Relation to UUV, USV and Mission Systems

Dr. Jim Galambos, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA, presents on activities relating to UUV, USV and Mission Systems.