Top News of the Week of Aug 16 – 22, 2014
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $232,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract.
Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart Newport, Rhode Island for her final cruise today, August 20. National Historic Landmark Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortress in North America, will salute this heroic vessel and the men who sailed her as she passes down Narragansett Bay for the last time.
TTS Group ASA has, through its subsidiary TTS Handling Systems in Drøbak, Norway, signed a contract for delivery of a ship lift and related equipment to SIMA in Peru.
NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government.
Admiralty Shipyards held a flag raising ceremony today for the Russian Navy’s new diesel-electric submarine “Novorossiysk” of Project 636.3, PortNews writes.