View post tag: Anti-Submarine View post tag: Warfare Industry news View post tag: receives Russia: NF Receives Upgraded Variant of Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft View post tag: News by topic View post tag: NF March 7, 2012 View post tag: Navy View post tag: Upgraded View post tag: Variant View post tag: Naval View post tag: Aircraft Upgraded variant of ASW aircraft Il-38 has been commissioned into Northern Fleet (NF). Its modification Il-38N has improved combat capabilities. Apart from antisubmarine functions, it can act as electronic intelligence naval aircraft. Il-38N is equipped with new onboard radar system Novella capable to detect targets at the range up to 320 km and designed for underwater, surface, and air reconnaissance.Novella comprises digital computer and two operator workstations. The new radar includes infrared high-definition imaging system, magnetometer, optical sensor system with laser, television, and infrared channels, gravity disturbance gauge, and other instruments making possible to accomplish military tasks (searching of submarines, surface warfare etc) and conduct scientific researches in oceanology, ecology, and geologic exploration. Modernized airplane Il-38N with Novella radar system can be used for charting of the Arctic Ocean’s magnetic and gravity maps.The cockpit contains two operator workstations; each one is equipped with two liquid-crystal color multi-functional displays and a keyboard command panel. Except for tactical situation, digital navigation chart can be displayed as well. Same display is placed on navigator’s panel board. The aircraft is equipped with new-generation droppable sonar- and magnetic buoys outclassing the world’s best analogs.New aircraft has already proved itself at NF antisubmarine drills. The aircraft modernization program implies retrofitting of the fleet’s Il-38 airplanes up to Il-38N version.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , March 07, 2012 Back to overview,Home naval-today Russia: NF Receives Upgraded Variant of Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft Share this article
This week in esports has been slightly unusual: a huge telecommunications company partnered with ESL, FaZe Clan are being sued, Immortals entered the Latin American scene, and there are some big changes on the way for the Dota Pro Circuit. As always, we’re here to keep you up to date!If you can’t wait for our weekly recap then consider subscribing to ESI Dispatch – you’ll receive news straight to your inbox twice a week.ESL welcomes AT&T as North American mobile gaming partnerMultinational conglomerate AT&T has become the official telecommunications and mobile gaming partner of ESL.AT&T is experienced in traditional sports, but not so much with esports – though that’s set to change. The telecomms giant will be involved with ESL One New York, an upcoming IEM event, and the Arena of Valor Pro League.Read the full article here.FAZE Apparel sues FaZe Clan over trademark infringementSan Francisco-based clothing company FAZE Apparel is suing esports organisation FaZe Clan over an alleged trademark infringement on apparel. It’s aiming to receive treble damages, attorney fees, and enhanced statutory counterfeiting damages that could amount up to $2,000,000 (£1,498,520) per counterfeit mark.The grounds of the infringement is on the use of the word “Faze”, as you’d probably expect. Things aren’t resolved as of yet, but there is a preliminary injunction on FaZe Clan that stops the organisation selling any merchandise that displays the word “Faze” without “Clan” following in close succession.Read the full article here.Immortals enter Latin American market with Rainbow Six Siege teamNorth American organisation Immortals is working with Ubisoft to enter the Latin American esports scene, expanding into Rainbow Six Siege.Acquiring the ex-BRK E-Sports roster, the team will represent the organisation but continue to play, train, and operate in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ubisoft will add Immortals-branded items into the game.Read the full article here.Big changes announced for the Dota 2 Pro Circuit season 2018 – 2019Valve has released details of the changes coming to the Dota Pro Circuit for the 2018-2019 season, of which they are set to be implemented in September of this year.There are a whole host of changes, but the most notable may be new ownership rules – something that was recently announced for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The community has reacted overwhelmingly positive towards the upcoming alterations.Read the full article here.Sign up to our newsletter!