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  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia launched the Spanish Navy’s fifth BAM (Buque de Acción Marítima) ship on March 30 at its Cadiz-San Fernando shipyard. Named Audaz, (which translates to bold or audacious) the modular offshore patrol vessel is the fifth of overall nine units the Spanish Navy plans to acquire. The launching ceremony was attended by the Spanish minister […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship in a ceremony in San Fernando on July 27. The ceremony was chaired by Ángel Olivares Ramírez, Secretary of State for Defense, with the head of the Spanish Navy (AJEMA), Admiral General Teodoro López Calderón, and other government and shipbuilder officials in attendance. BAM Audaz […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Spanish Navy’s sixth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship – ESPS Furor – entered service in a ceremony in Ferrol, Spain, on January 21. The ship was commissioned after officially starting construction in a keel laying ceremony in April 2016. Furor (pennant number P-46) is the second of two ships built by Navantia under […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Sailors from the Royal Navy’s HMS Blyth headed to the minehunter’s namesake town to celebrate its key Naval role in two world wars – and the strong bond between the ship and the community. Blyth’s CO Lt Cdr Matt Sykes and six of his ship’s company headed to the Northumbrian coastal town to join local […]

  • 8 April 2011

      The Plymouth-based Royal Naval frigate HMS Campbeltown has marked the 69th anniversary of a World War Two battle with two Royal Navy veterans. The ship sailed from Falmouth to St Nazaire, in western France, scene of the ship’s main battle honour, at the end of March with veterans Bill “Tiger” Watson (MC) and Stephen […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR). As one of several companies involved, BAE Systems will pursue future orders as part of this five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The total value of all orders to be […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy recently concluded large-scale fleet exercises in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. 24 ships, two submarines and over ten aircraft participated in the exercise, which included the nuclear submarine Chakra as well as units from the Andaman and Nicobar Command. A ship from the Western Naval Command, with the Kamov […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s eighth Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer will be named in honor of US Senator Sam Nunn, the Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced on May 6. “Senator Nunn’s impact on the Navy and Marine Corps team cannot be overstated,” Spencer said. “His leadership in the Senate, specifically as the long-serving […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard in Williamstown, Victoria, while the communications and combat system fit out is completed. Adelaide’s Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Lieutenant Dayong Bao said that seariding […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $49.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the fiscal 2013, USS Porter (DDG 78) extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. USS Porter (DDG-78) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built by Ingalls Shipbuilding. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract […]

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

    Warbreck Engineering and Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of the HS Ocean Group of Companies, has been awarded a key marine contract by BAE Systems.   Warbreck Engineering and Construction’s 24,000sqm facility is fully equipped and serviced, offering specialist engineering, outfit and large scale fabrications in a range of materials including carbon and stainless steels […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Barry (DDG-52) fiscal 2015 emergent docking availability. The emergent docking availability includes the planning and execution of maintenance, repairs and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed […]

  • 21 March 2018

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay arrived in Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) waters on March 19 to help the the British overseas territory with a recent increase in the number of migrant arrivals from Haiti. TCI police and border control officials observed a surge in the number of illegal sloops from Haiti recently which prompted TCI […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P. received a $15.2 million modification to a previously awarded Virginia Class Submarines contract on Feb. 18, 2014. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.   The contract relates to supply of long lead time materials in support of the manufacture of propulsors for the future […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair is being awarded an $115 million undefinitized contract action as a modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Bataan (LHD 5) fiscal 2015 dry-docking planned maintenance availability. A dry-docking planned maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair received an $11 million modification to previously awarded contract for fiscal 2015 selected restricted availability (SRA) for USS Dewey (DDG 105). SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, was awarded a $25,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. An extended dry-docking selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd left Cam Ranh Bay in southern Vietnam Aug. 23, marking the end of a historic visit – the first by a U.S. Navy ship to the port in more than three decades. Byrd spent seven days at Cam Ranh Shipyard for routine maintenance and […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Hawaii Shipyards has won a USD 37.4 million deal for fiscal 2014 dry-docking selected restricted availability of the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93).   Under the contract, BAE Systems will undertake maintenance and modernization efforts on the ship. The contract will complete the FY14 Dry-Docking Selected Restricted […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems a two-year contract to support its Special Communications Mission Solutions Division with a range of technical services. Under the contract, valued at $34 million, BAE Systems will support and maintain the life cycle of vital communications and electronics. Mark Keeler, vice president and general […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems announced Monday that it has signed a ten-and-a-half-year contract extension to provide combat systems integration services for Royal Navy’s in-service and future platforms. The contract includes, among others, Type 45 destroyers, the new Queen Elizabeth (QE) Class aircraft carriers, and the future Type 26 Global Combat Ships. According to BAE Systems, the contract is a […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $50 million contract option to upgrade four additional Mk 45 naval guns on guided missile destroyers (DDG 51s), converting the guns to a fully-digital Mod 4 configuration. The option, exercised under an initial 2015 award, brings the full value of the contract to $130 million for a […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Raytheon Co has to stop work on the next-generation electronic jamming system, having received an order from the U.S. Navy to do so, according to Reuters. Raytheon was awarded the electronic jamming system contract on July 8th, but BAE Systems formally objected the award. The next generation jammer is a program aimed to develop an […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Training & Education

    On Sunday, the crew of HMA Ships’ Paluma and Mermaid celebrated Easter Sunday at anchor off Jar Island, Vansittart Bay, Western Australia. It has been nearly 195 years since CMDR Phillip Parker King, RN, and His Britannic Majesty’s Cutter Mermaid first surveyed and documented Vansittart Bay and its surrounding coastline.   Vansittart Bay is located […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK defence ministry’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) office signed a seven-year contract with Babcock International Group to keep Royal Navy ships supplied with items essential for day-to-day maintenance and operations. The contract, announced by defence minister Harriett Baldwin in Portsmouth on Tuesday, is estimated to be worth around £107 million over the next seven years, […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Today’s search for any signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in the Australian Search and Rescue Region is now underway. A total of six countries are now assisting in the search and recovery operation – Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea. A total of seven military and […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P. a $16.8 million contract to deliver two 57mm MK 110 Mod 0 gun mounts and associated software for the US Coast Guard. The MK 110 Mod 0 gun mount is fielded on the service’s National Security and Offshore Patrol Cutters and consists of a […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems has awarded a further five contracts to suppliers worth more than £100m, as progress on the Royal Navy Type 26 frigate programme continues apace at the company’s shipyards in Glasgow.

  • 30 July 2013

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) held a change of command ceremony at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, July 26. Capt. Ron Reis was relieved by Capt. Michael Wettlaufer in the ceremony, which was held in the dry dock in front of the ship’s starboard bow. Rear Adm. Herman Shelanski, the senior military […]