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  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy officially marked the beginning of construction works on its second Makassar-class landing platform dock (LPD) ‘Paita’ with a keel-laying ceremony on December 14. The ceremony took place at the SIMA shipyard in Calao and was led by Peruvian defense minister Jorge Nieto Montesinos. The future B.A.P. Paita is the second of overall two […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors stationed aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) participated in a community service project at a Naples-area orphanage during their port visit, Jan. 14. The Sailors took a break from enjoying the local history and cuisine to give back to the community that has hosted them by visiting the Centro Laila Center in Mondragone, […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its first landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco in a ceremony Callao on June 6. Pisco is the first of two ships in its class built by state-owned shipbuilder SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) for the Peruvian Navy. The LPD started trials shortly after its launch in April 2017. On May […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) rescued two mariners who had been adrift at sea for five months following an engine casualty. The mariners, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, both from Honolulu, and their two dogs had set sail from Hawaii to Tahiti this spring. They had an engine casualty May 30 during […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    B.A.P. Pisco, the lead ship of the Peruvian Navy’s landing platform dock ships, has started sea trials, the Peruvian Navy announced April 19. Pisco got underway from the Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) in Callao, where it was launched in April 2017, after starting construction in July 2013. Should all […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) got underway from her San Diego homeport on November 12 en route to Peru where she will join the Peruvian Navy’s new landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco for exercises. Somerset and Pisco will carry out joint simulation exercises for rapid response to natural disasters off the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Philippine Navy seized a foreign cargo vessel involved in illegal actions. M/V AN BIEN-89-ALCI was stopped west of Pata Island, Sulu, on February 22. Naval Task Unit boarded the vessel and found that it was smuggling rice from Vietnam. The vessel arrived on Thursday and, before it was searched, unloaded some of its cargo. The authorities […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Serviola set sail from Ferrol to conduct a series of activities with African navies as part of the Defense Diplomacy Plan and a follow-on of the Africa Partnership Station (APS) initiative. These deployments are intended to enhance maritime security and cooperative security operations in West Africa and the Gulf of […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Training & Education

    During what is the festive season for many, the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, has remained at sea conducting counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia. The Italian Navy destroyer has spent time escorting a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel along the East coast of Somalia to protect it from possible pirate attack. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the first of two multi-mission frigates built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Philippine Navy, has started sea trials. Over the next several days, a technical crew from the shipyard will be onboard as the ship sails in waters off Ulsan, Busan and Mokpo for systems and seaworthiness […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy’s newest corvette BRP Conrado Yap has arrived home after starting its journey from South Korea earlier this month. Formerly known as ROK Navy Pohang-class corvette Chungju (PCC-762), the ship was officially handed over and commissioned into Philippine Navy service in a ceremony in Jinhae on August 5. BRP Conrado Yap arrived at […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched the Philippine Navy’s second multi-dimensional frigate. The launching ceremony for BRP Antonio Luna took place in Ulsan on November 8. The 2,600-ton ship is part of the navy’s two-unit Frigate Acquisition Project. The first ship, BRP Jose Rizal, was launched last May and is currently undergoing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities

    The Peruvian Navy decommissioned its long-time flagship B.A.P. Almirante Grau after 45 years of service during a ceremony on September 26. B.A.P. Almirante Grau was replaced as fleet flagship by B.A.P. Montero, a Carvajal-class frigate built by Servicio Industrial de la Marina (SIMA) and commissioned into the navy in 1984. On the occasion, B.A.P. Montero was renamed to B.A.P. […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries launched the Philippine Navy’s future frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) at its shipyard on March 23. BRP Jose Rizal is the first of two 2,600-ton units built under the Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) after a contract was signed in 2016. The future BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) represents the first […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy has commissioned its first purpose-built frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF150).

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to accelerate progress on the electromagnetic railgun development, BAE Systems announced the acquisition of Ohio-based IAP Research. Prior to the acquisition, IAP Research was a major BAE Systems subcontractor on the U.S. Navy-led development of an electromagnetic (EM) railgun. The Dayton team, which is part of BAE’s weapons systems business, has more than 35 years […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel ESPS Serviola returned to her home port in Ferrol, Spain, after taking part in different cooperation activities in West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea. The cooperative security activities with regional navies are organized by the Spanish Ministry of Defense and the Spanish Navy under the Spanish Defense Diplomacy Plan. During this deployment, […]

  • 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 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301), Philippine Coast Guard’s new aluminum hull offshore patrol vessel (OPV), arrived at the Manila Bay Anchorage Area on April 7.  The newbuild was welcomed by Airbus helicopter 1452, fixed wing aircraft, PCG Islander 251, multi-role response vessels BRP Tubbataha and BRP Malabrigo from Japan, fast patrol boat BRP Kalanggaman from France, and […]