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  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defense technology contractor Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, has received a $365.7 million contract for the development and integration of Baseline K2 Aegis weapon systems for the Republic of Korea Navy. Under a foreign military sales contract awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command, the company will provide for combat system installation, […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Sikorsky a $1.3 billion contract for the construction and delivery of 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for the US Marine Corps. The low rate initial production (LRIP) Lots 2 and 3 contract was awarded on May 17. The most powerful helicopter in the Department of Defense, the […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    K2 Energy Solutions has received the first order against the contract for intermediate energy storage battery system for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) electromagnetic rail gun as announced in July 2014. The initial $81,4 million contract was awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command to K2 Energy Solutions, Inc., […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy destroyer USS John Paul Jones fired two Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) Dual I missiles to successfully stop a medium-range ballistic missile target in the latest test. Taking place off the coast of Hawaii on August 29, the test was designated Flight Test Standard Missile-27 Event 2 (FTM-27 E2) and marked the second time an SM-6 missile […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The first US Navy guided-missile cruiser to receive the Aegis baseline 9 combat system upgrade tested the updated combat system with a live-fire missile exercise off the coast of Southern California. The historic missile exercise was carried out by USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) on October 24. Mobile Bay is the first cruiser to upgrade from the […]

  • 6 October 2015

    A New Zealand Defence Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft located a dinghy which had been lost in the Pacific since Sept 29. All three occupants were well and uninjured. The dingy went missing near Tokelau on Tuesday morning New Zealand time. Air Component Commander Air Commodore (AIRCDRE) Kevin McEvoy said the Air Force received a request for help from […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $490 million contract to equip additional Japanese, Republic of Korea and U.S. Navy destroyers with the integrated AEGIS air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities. According to Lockheed Martin, the ships will be equipped with Aegis Baseline 9, the latest evolution of the combat system, capable of IAMD. […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga class guided-missile Cruiser USS Chancellorsville(CG 62) completed a live-fire test of the ship’s enhanced Aegis Combat System, during an at-sea test scenario April 2. Chancellorsville launched one Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) at an aerial drone where Aegis successfully detected, tracked and engaged the medium-altitude subsonic drone. This was the first time […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a $135.8 contract for work on the development and integration of the Aegis Baseline 9 systems for Japan Maritime Self Defense Force destroyers. The Baseline 9/BMD 5.1 variant is referred to as J7 for Japanese destroyers. The contract award follows a test from February this year which marked […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a series of five live-fire tests for the Baseline 9C Aegis Combat System during Combat Systems Ship’s Qualification Trials (CSSQT) and Naval Integrated Fire Control Counter Air (NIFC-CA) capability, June 18-20.   Over the course of three days, the crew of John Paul Jones successfully […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) certified the latest evolution of the Aegis Combat System – called Baseline 9.C1 – for the U.S. destroyer fleet. The Aegis baseline, built by Lockheed Martin offers advanced defense capabilities and enhanced integration with other systems external to the ship. “The Aegis Combat System Baseline 9.C1 offers […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) concluded a series of live-fire exercises to assess the ship’s newly installed AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) Baseline 9A, Sept. 5.   Chancellorsville is the first cruiser to receive the AWS Baseline 9A upgrade and its associated computing infrastructure and Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) capabilities. “The Baseline 9 upgrade gives us an incredibly […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy announced that it has successfully completed the longest range anti-air warfare intercept in Navy history which took place at the Point Mugu test range in California, on September 22. The navy, however, did not specify the length of the intercept. During a test of the Naval Integrated Fire Control – Counter Air (NIFC-CA) […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Industry news

    Pella Shipyard has completed the trials of the tugboat “MB-93”, building No 504, the second from the series of 6 tugboats of project PE-65, built for the Russian Navy. In November the tugboat will be put into operation within RF Pacific Fleet. Assignment: towing of vessels and floating objects in harbor areas and open seas […]

  • 6 April 2011

      OSI Geospatial Inc.  has signed a $2.2 million contract to provide a fleetwide license for use by the British Royal Navy. The navy currently used OSI’s tactical navigation software and systems across 75 naval platforms, including submarines. This new fleetwide licence enables the Royal Navy to establish a common software baseline across all of […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    USS Essex recently took to sea with a new coat of paint developed by researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) for the exterior topsides of Navy surface ships. Until April of 2017, NRL’s new single-component (1K) polysiloxane coating had only been tested on 400-800 sq.ft. areas of ships due to limited production quantities and […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Industry news

     The yard sea trials of tugboat “MB-92” (building No 503, project PE-65) the first tugboat from the series of four tugboats of project PE -65, built by Pella Shipyard for the Russian Navy have been successfully completed. Assignment: towing of vessels and floating objects in harbor areas and open seas performing of escort operations at […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team aboard USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) received improved equipment for identification of potential hostiles taken into custody during maritime operations, May 21. The U.S. Navy wanted to develop a program that would ultimately meet the needs of Sailors during VBSS missions. John Boyd, Director, Defense Biometrics and Forensics, […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Industry news

      Russian defense ministry and JSC Russian Helicopters signed a delivery contract for over 100 Ka-52 helicopters, reports RIA Novosti referring to Andrei Reus, Director General of Oboronprom corporation. According to the contract, over 100 helicopters Ka-52 will be delivered to defense ministry till 2020. The pilot batch of Ka-52K helicopters for Mistral-class assault landing […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin Corp. received an $8,2 million delivery order under a previously awarded contract for the accomplishment of planning and support efforts for Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) 1 and 3. The services provided will include: management services, engineering support, transition efforts to LCS planning yard, Total Ship Computing Environment work up, installation and test; materials management, […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy ships assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, pulled into Faslane, Scotland for a routine port visit Oct. 2, prior to the start of exercise Joint Warrior 14-2.   The port visit will give Sailors the opportunity to meet with the people of Faslane and to experience the history and culture of the United […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The crews of guided-missile destroyers USS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS Russell (DDG 59) finished swapping hulls at Naval Base San Diego Jan. 25. Russell arrived from its prior homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to San Diego, Jan. 9, where it will be permanently stationed. Halsey and Russell then proceeded to turn over their […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to commission its 64th Arleigh Burke destroyer in a ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, March 24. The future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) is the 30th DDG 51 class destroyer built by the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard and the first warship named for Medal of Honor recipient Marine Pfc. Ralph […]

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

    Lockheed Martin Corp is being awarded a $54,6 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise option year one for ship integration and test of the Aegis weapon system (AWS) for AWS baselines through advanced capability build (ACB) 12. The contract provides for Aegis shipboard integration engineering, Aegis test team support, Aegis modernization team […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) ran laps on the flight deck May 18, for the crew’s 2nd annual participation in the Cellcom Green Bay 5K, as the same race took place more than 2,000 miles away from ship’s namesake city of Green Bay, Wisc. The crew ran […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $26,2 million modification to a previously awarded contract to incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering. The Aegis PSEA manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration of new or upgraded […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

    Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center has completed overhaul, modernization and post-repair trials of Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered submarine K-119 Voronezh, reports ITAR-TASS referring to the shipyard’s press secretary Nadezhda Scherbinina. The Northern Fleet (NF) submarine has left the shipyard heading for the permanent basing site at the Kola Peninsula. It is expected to sign an acceptance […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Industry news

    After successful completion of sea trials at Pella Shipyard the Russian State Commission accepted tugboat “RB-392” (building No 935, project 90600). The tugboat will proceed to Novorossiysk, where it will be put into operation within the Black Sea Fleet Navy. The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing operations in harbors, roadsteads and coastal areas […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The German defense procurement agency BAAINBw has authorized a €2.4 billion contract for the construction of five new Braunschweig-class (K130) corvettes. The ARGE K130 consortium, composed of Lürssen Werft, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and the recently incorporated German Naval Yards Kiel, will be delivering the ships. Led by Lürssen Werft as prime contractor, the shipbuilding team is to deliver the ships […]