Most Read News, November 03 – 09, 2014
DRS Power & Control Technologies is being awarded a $17,9 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the accomplishment of the redesign of the advanced secondary propulsion unit motor controllers for USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23).
The Russian Navy’s anti-submarine vessel Kerch caught on fire on November 4 in Sevastopol Navy Base. According to the Russian Navy, the ship was undergoing routine maintenance when the incident occurred.
The Russian Naval Ship “Moskva” left Singapore after a short port replenishment visit. The Black Sea Fleet vessel continues to perform its tasks in the Pacific Ocean after it replenished its stocks and the crew rested.
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) returned to the water Nov. 3, nearly two years after entering the dry dock at Newport News Shipyard, Va. The undocking of the ship is a significant milestone in the Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) process.
Austal Limited announces the third-in-series Cape Class Patrol Boat has been officially named Cape Nelson during a ceremony at the Company’s Australian Defence Facility in Henderson, Western Australia. Cape Nelson is the third of eight boats being provided by Austal for the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) under a design, construct and in-service support contract.