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  • 11 December 2018
    Vessels

    The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), the US Navy’s third Zumwalt-class destroyer, was launched at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard on December 9. The newbuilding was translated from land level to the Kennebec River over the weekend. “It’s important for the DDG 1000 program and shipyard to reach this major milestone,” Capt. Kevin Smith, […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Industry news

    The christening of the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, Zumwalt (DDG 1000), will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 A.M. and is open to the public. The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation guided-missile destroyer, leading the way […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Zumwalt class (DDG 1000) destroyer program continues to make significant progress achieving key shipbuilding milestones, completing ship generator light-off Sept. 23 for the first-of-class ship, the future USS Zumwalt.   DDG 1000 is 92 percent complete and currently in the test and activation phase of construction at General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works. […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The pre-commissioning crew of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) completed training on its Integrated Power System (IPS) at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division – Ship Systems Engineering Station (NSWCCD-SSES) March 14.   “The program’s objective is to provide hands-on operational training to the crew on the IPS system,” said Ed Harvey, DDG 1000 IPS […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the US Navy’s next-generation, multi-mission surface combatants, was delivered to the navy on April 24. Following this delivery, the ship will transition from combat systems activation to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Three Indian Navy ships, INS Mumbai, INS Talwar and INS Deepak, arrived in Port Louis, Mauritius, on October 31. The visit aims towards bolstering bilateral ties and reinforcing cooperation in maritime security between India and Mauritius. India and Mauritius are members of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), a voluntary and co-operative initiative between 35 countries of […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Company has delivered critical mission systems early for the U.S. Navy’s DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer. The ship’s first Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) data center and AN/SQS-60 mid-frequency sonar array were delivered two and eight months ahead of schedule, respectively. “The early delivery of these ship systems continues our history of stellar performance on […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy’s next generation destroyer, the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), completed a major ship milestone with the successful lift and integration of the deckhouse on to the ship’s hull, Dec. 14. The 1,000-ton deckhouse was fabricated by Huntington Ingalls Industries in Gulfport, Miss., and delivered to the Navy in October 2012. The deckhouse was […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the composite deckhouse for the destroyer Zumwalt (DDG 1000) to the U.S. Navy. The 900-ton deckhouse provides an advanced structure to house the ship’s bridge, radars, antennas and intake/exhaust systems and is designed to provide a significantly smaller radar cross-section than any other […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Mobile Trainer (MT) 1000 submarine firefighting trainer on Polaris Point, Guam, August 26. According to U.S. Navy, the MT-1000 is the hottest firefighting trainer it has. It can run until temperatures reach 700 degrees Fahrenheit at five feet above the […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) completed a major developmental test, March 20, demonstrating the integration of the Engineering Control System (ECS) software and the ship’s Integrated Power System (IPS) at the Land Based Test Site at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Ship Systems Engineering Station. The test verified the software and hardware […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Raytheon Company, the mission-systems equipment integrator for the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program, has updated the status of their works as the ships progress toward delivery. USS Zumwalt, or DDG 1000, the nation’s first Zumwalt destroyer set sail for the first time on December 7, 2015 for initial sea trials. You can watch the video of […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Industry news

    Russia and Italy have revisited the idea of jointly building and commercialization into third world markets of S-1000 class diesel-electric submarines… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 18, 2013; Image: imageshack

  • 18 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, Poland, has selected Kongsberg Maritime to supply a HUGIN 1000 MR Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and associated underwater communications and positioning equipment for mine countermeasures (MCM) applications, as part of a minehunter class vessel delivery for the Polish Navy.   The HUGIN 1000 MR AUV has been selected as it is […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $13 million contract for continued work on the U.S. Navy’s Zumwalt(DDG 1000) class of destroyers. This is a modification to a previously awarded contract. “This contract modification provides additional funding for the composite work we’re doing on the deckhouse for […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $32,5 million modification to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract to exercise options for DDG 1000 class services. This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in the interpretation and application of the detail design to support construction and the maintenance of the ship design. Work will be […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine is being awarded a $14,392,031 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) exercising options for DDG 1000-class services and class logistics services.  This contract modification provides additional class services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000-class ships. This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Industry news

    Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, has won a $254,000,000 contract for development, test, and delivery of DDG 1000 total ship computing environment software for the Self Defense Test Ship. Contract includes: post-delivery availability, post-shakedown availability, SPY-3 volume search software and firmware development, as well as software maintenance in support of the Zumwalt-class destroyer program. Developed […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $12 million modification to a previously awarded contract to provide additional hours for non-recurring engineering in support of the DDG 1000 program. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island and Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by January 2016. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Research & Development

    The following post is by Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, the director for the Navy’s Surface Warfare Division: “Recently, I mentioned my trips to Maine and Rhode Island to visit Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the Raytheon Facility. Both of these tours provided firsthand insight into the production of ZUMWALT-class destroyer, and latest system testing. Though […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Industry news

    The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath, Maine on 12 April, 2014.   Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Ray Mabus, and other honored guests attended the christening ceremony. USS Zumwalt is the first ship named after Admiral Elmo […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $38.9 million modification to a previously awarded contract to perform class and engineering services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class ships. Bath Iron Works will continue to provide manufacturing support services such as […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has secured a USD 13.3 million contract intended for material and labor to complete work on the DDG 1000 deckhouse. DDG 1000 is scheduled for hull, mechanical and electrical delivery in fiscal year 2014. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by June 2014. […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Industry news

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works President Jeffrey Geiger to start the fabrication of DDG 1002 during a ceremony at the BIW shipyard in Bath, Maine, April 4. The ship’s design maturity and production readiness, the availability of materials and components, and the […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group Australia, the prime contractor for the Australian Attack-class submarine construction, has entered into a framework agreement with ASC for cooperation on the AU$50 billion project. The agreement details the terms and conditions through which Naval Group Australia and the government-owned ASC will collaborate through separate commercial arrangements for the provision of supplies and […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $22,534,505 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2306) for DDG 1000-class services. This contract modification provides additional class services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000-class ships. Services will provide technical and industrial engineering in the interpretation and application of the detail […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy laid the keel for its first Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000), Nov. 17, at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. While keel laying was once traditionally the formal recognition of the start of the ship’s construction, today’s advanced modular shipbuilding allows fabrication of the ship to begin months before. However, the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) on April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.   The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Elmo R. “Bud” Zumwalt Jr., who served as the 19th CNO […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Deputy Commander (DCAG), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, completed his 1,000th career trap July 18, landing an F/A-18 Hornet on the flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). “It was my honor to reach 1,000 traps on board this great ship,” said Capt. Daniel W. Dwyer. “It takes a lot to get to […]