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  • 29 June 2016

    British consultancy, engineering and project management company Amec Foster Wheeler has landed a contract for work on the Royal Navy’s fleet of nuclear powered Vanguard-class submarines. Under the contract, which is expected to be worth around £75 million over a five-year period, Amec Foster will be providing nuclear propulsion safety and technical advice for UK nuclear submarines. […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK Ministry of Defence has contracted Amec Foster Wheeler to support its Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme (NNPP) with research and technology (R&T) services. The work is worth approximately £35m over five years and will sustain about 70 jobs at Amec Foster Wheeler’s offices and laboratories in Warrington and Dorchester in the UK, the company said. “Long-term investment in […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for functions related to integrated logistics support for Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) technical data development, maintenance and management services. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains a base period with two one-year option periods which, if […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that its subsidiary AMSEC has signed an agreement with Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines, Inc., a subsidiary of HHIC Holdings Co., Ltd. to work together in providing maintenance, repair and logistics services to the U.S. Navy and other customers in the western Pacific region. The agreement with HHIC-PHIL […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Equipment & technology

    US Navy recently selected AMSC’s high temperature superconductor (HTS) equipment for its fleet. The contract is expected after April 28, 2015. Additionally, AMSC has established a relationship with the Navy to develop HTS power cable hardware for ship board power applications. AMSC’s HTS-based products, or as they call them the “Ship Protection Systems”, such as degaussing […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). The contract is in support of design, acquisition, production, integration, testing, installation and configuration management of certified C5ISR capabilities (command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and technical services in support of the Navy Modernization Program. AMSEC LLC was one of several contractors awarded a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The estimated ceiling amount of AMSEC’s contract is $83 million. Contract funds will be […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded two contracts in support of the United States Navy.   Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., awarded a contract to AMSEC for technical and logistical support services, as well as material kitting services, for U.S. Navy LCC 19-class Amphibious Command ships. Material kitting services involve the […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

      Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) machinery and systems on Navy, federal agency and contracted vessels and platforms, selected maritime agency vessels, and select land-based sites. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple-award contract contains […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Naval Air Systems Command is turning to virtual reality technology to build flight simulation trainers as a cheaper, more realistic and mobile version of the traditional dome-based flight simulators. The Naval Aviation Training Systems program office is currently developing new trainers for the F/A-18 Super Hornet, TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopter and T-45 Goshawk […]

  • 30 March 2011

    Northrop Grumman Corporation  subsidiary AMSEC LLC, was one of two contractors awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for marine design and engineering services in support of Puget Sound and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyards (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facilities (IMF). This indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity, cost plus fixed fee contract contains a base period with […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Rentz (FFG-46) and its embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment transferred $78 Million in confiscated cocaine Sept. 15 to the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Forward (WMEC 911) in the Western Caribbean Sea while assigned to the U.S. 4th Fleet. The 2,123 pounds of cocaine were seized in early August […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’s AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to provide support services to Navy ships on behalf of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center. AMSEC was one of three contractors awarded a multiple task order, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for hull, mechanical and electrical engineering; analytical support; logistics support; and […]

  • 2 November 2018

    The Royal Australian Navy and US Coast Guard will be helping Papua New Guinea authorities provide safety for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leader’s Summit which takes place from Nov. 12-18 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide and Armidale-class patrol boats HMAS Larrakia and HMAS Glenelg will […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a task order under a previously awarded contract to provide engineering and technical services to support efforts to improve U.S. Navy shipboard technical data environments. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) task order contains a base period with two, one-year option […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, technical, repair and logistics support to the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Engineering Maintenance Assist Team (CEMAT) and Surface Ship Engineering Maintenance Assist Team (SEMAT) programs.   The contract contains a one-year base period with four one-year option periods, which, if exercised, would bring […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Training & Education

    To deter and disrupt piracy off the Horn of Africa is one of the main tasks of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta. To help strengthen mutual understanding and trust between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers, as well as obtain first hand information about possible piracy incidents in the area, […]

  • 17 May 2011
    Training & Education

      U.S. Navy guided-missile frigates USS Boone (FFG 28) and USS Thach (FFG 43), and U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCGC Escanaba (WMEC 907) arrived in Montevideo, Uruguay, May 13. The ships’ time in port will be spent training with Uruguayan sailors and fostering international bonds in support of the Southern Seas 2011 deployment. While in […]

  • 26 October 2017

    A US Coast Guard cutter offloaded close to 3 tons of cocaine in San Diego, California, on October 25. Offloaded by the crew of US Coast Guard cutter Active, the seized drugs were the result of multiple interdictions conducted by multiple Coast Guard crews in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from mid-September through early October. The […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide Total Ship Information Management System (TSIMS) support to the U.S. Navy. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) task order contains a base period with two one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the […]

  • 17 July 2013

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Newcastle is participating in a focused operation in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea as part of the international campaign against terrorism. During the operation, Newcastle has conducted an Approach and Assist Visit (AAV) to a Yemeni flagged fishing vessel (dhow) in the Gulf of Aden. Newcastle’s boarding party was invited […]

  • 7 August 2014

    Indian Navy’s Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff, is visiting Canada from 5 to 8 August 2014.   The visit is on the invitation of the Commander of Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and reciprocates a visit by the Commander of RCN to India in January 2013. During his tour the CNS will visit […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The  Australian Minister for Defence Materiel Mike Kelly today announced the signing of a $21 million four-year contract with AMC Search Ltd to provide Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB) training services. Dr Kelly said AMC Search Ltd (AMCS) is the commercial arm of the Australian Maritime College, located in Launceston, Tasmania.  “The contract is for a […]

  • 19 January 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) arrived in Port Victoria, Seychelles for a scheduled port visit Jan. 17, 2015. This port visit serves to continue U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet’s efforts to build maritime partnerships with African nations, which helps improve regional maritime safety and security. Port visits like this […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy said that it has successfully completed a restrained firing test of the Longbow Hellfire missile for the LCS surface-to-surface missile module (SSMM). In comparison to live fire testing, restrained firing usually costs less and allows the navy to examine the missile after the test. Lockheed Martin’s Longbow Hellfire, which the navy chose over Raytheon’s […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab to modify and upgrade two Swedish Navy Koster-class mine countermeasures vessels (MCMVs). According to Saab, the order covers the period 2016-2017 and the order value amounts to SEK147 million. Work on the vessels will be undertaken in Karlskrona. The contract includes options for additional orders in 2017-2018 amounting to […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Maritime College is expanding its scope with the establishment of a new study center at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The College will deliver two postgraduate maritime degrees from its waterfront base at the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) from February 2018, with plans for a third degree to come online in 2019. “The establishment […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Energy solutions provider AMSC announced it has been contracted to deliver a high temperature superconductor (HTS) based ship protection system (SPS) for the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28). This contract follows a long lead order from the US Navy for a ship protection system for LPD 28 that was announced on […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Training & Education

      A day after activating his emergency beacon, an 84-year-old American making his seventh attempt to sail alone around the tip of South Americ… By Eva Vergara and Michael Warren (abcnews) [mappress] Source: abcnews , January 05, 2012;