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  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell-Boeing JPO a $19.6 million contract to deliver seven V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft for the US Marine Corps. The initial contract was awarded to Bell Boeing in June 2013 for the procurement of 100 V-22s during FY13-FY17. The total contract value was nearly $6.4 billion. The latest contract modification was awarded from the fiscal […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Boeing JPO a $4,2 billion contract for V-22 tiltrotor aircraft construction. As informed, the contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy, 34 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps, one CV-22B for the Air Force and four MV-22B aircraft for […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $69,6 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0073 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) in support of the V-22 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.   This order provides for the non-recurring engineering (Phase II) of the Improved Inlet Solution (IIS) for the V-22 […]

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

    Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $14,6 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0089 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement in support of the V-22 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.   This order provides for the research and of engineering and technical analysis of new capabilities of the […]

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

    Bell/Boeing Joint Program Office, California, Maryland, is being awarded $15,1 million for modification 0006 under previously awarded cost-plus-incentive fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract (N00019-09-D-0008) for repair of various parts on the V-22 aircraft.   Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (80 percent), and Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (20 percent). Work is expected to be completed by Dec. […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Industry news

    NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support awarded a $218.4M Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract to Bell-Boeing for the V-22 Osprey Oct. 4. This Cost Plus Inventive Fee (CPIF) contract delivers supply support for 168 line items of repairable and consumable components common to the Air Force CV-22 and Marine Corps MV-22 tilt-rotor aircraft. The Joint V-22 contract […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy established Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 – its first CMV-22B squadron – in a ceremony at Naval Base Coronado on December 14. VRM-30 was established to begin the navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound, which has provided logistics support to aircraft carriers for four decades, to the CMV-22B, which has an […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a United States Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on its flight deck for the very first time. The trial was conducted as part of the sea phase for exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 off the north east coast of […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities

    The first CMV-22B squadron is scheduled to deploy aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in 2021.

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Navy’s final Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush was launched on this day, January 10, at the Newport News shipyard, Virginia. The 332-meter-long, nuclear-powered ship was laid down on May 19, 2003 and launched on October 9, 2006 with Dorothy W.B. Koch, daughter of President Bush, as the sponsor. USS George H.W. Bush reaches speeds […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey pilots tested rolling landing and takeoffs on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) earlier this month. The testing took place a month after Bell Boeing received a contract to build the first 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy. The CMV-22B Osprey is a […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities

    Lt. Wes Smith signals the launch of an EA-18G Growler assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).   Carl Vinson is underway conducting unit level training off the coast of Southern California. The Boeing EA-18G Growler is an American […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy’s last Bell 429 helicopter made its final public appearance at the Australian International Airshow 2019 at Avalon, Victoria. Originally commissioned into service in 2012, Navy’s 723 Squadron operated the Bell 429s to maintain and develop the skills of junior helicopter aircrew. “We trained junior aircrew in the Bell 429 to improve […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Industry news

    BAE Systems announced Monday it sold its San Francisco Ship Repair business to Puglia Engineering, Inc. The Washington-based ship repair company Puglia Engineering currently operates two shipyards in Washington state. “We believe this divestiture is in the best interests of the San Francisco shipyard employees and both companies, as it will better position the San Francisco […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Bell Helicopter Textron a $49 million contract for the procurement of long-lead items and components for the AH-1Z aircraft. The contract covers the acquisition of components for 27 Lot 15 AH-1Z helicopters that are used in the U.S. Marine Corps. Bell Helicopter will perform the work in Fort Worth and Amarillo, Texas, and […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Spanish defense ministry has received the fourth upgraded Agusta Bell 212 (AB212) helicopter delivered by the joint venture made up of SENER and Babcock. The aircraft is the fourth of overall seven helicopters that are to be upgraded under a project that will extend their lifespan by another 15 years. The helicopter fleet was brought […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, unveiled the ship’s bell recovered from the recently discovered Franklin Expedition shipwreck, HMS Erebus. According to naval traditions, a ship’s bell is a symbolic embodiment of the ship itself. The ship’s bell from HMS Erebus would have been used for marking […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities

    A research team led by US philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen has successfully recovered the bell of the battle-cruiser HMS Hood, sunk in 1941 during World War II. Once restored, the bell will respectfully serve as a tangible and fitting memorial for the 1,415 lives lost when the Bismarck sunk the ship in the […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $171,1 million undefinitized modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of a P-8A training system in support of the P-8A training requirements for the government of Australia. In addition, this modification will include two operational flight trainers, two weapons tactics trainers, one part task […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities

    The “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 held a change of command ceremony aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) while on patrol, Sept. 12.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. Michael France assumed command of VAW-115 from Cmdr. Cynthia Dieterly. In a display of aircraft readiness and […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    “These are indeed exciting times”, 723 Squadron Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Shand told the assembled guests as the Royal Australian Navy marked the introduction of the Bell 429 helicopter into service with a ceremony at HMAS Albatross on 5th June. “Since 1953, when 723 and the RAN received its first helicopters, 723 Squadron has continuously […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Explorers returned yesterday to the wreck site of HMS Hood as an ambitious attempt to raise the ship’s bell from the seabed resumes. If successful, the aim is to bring the bell back to Portsmouth to serve as a permanent memorial to all 1,415 men lost when the battle-cruiser sank in 1941. The ambitious mission […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Who said old sailor’s never die, they just fade away? Well, those who served in HMAS Sydney over the years never fade away either. That’s what the senior sailors serving aboard HMAS Sydney (IV) found out just before deploying to Asia on April 22, 2013 when members of the HMAS Sydney Association came aboard to […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $22,9 million undefinitized contract action to a previously awarded contract for repair and alteration of USS Hopper (DDG-70).   USS Hopper will be undergoing a selected restricted availability which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration to systems […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Tasmanians were treated to an unlikely Navy grey surprise as they celebrated the 2013 Royal Hobart Regatta. Nestled beside the colourful carnival rides and the Derwent River, a Navy Bell 429 helicopter proved to be one of the most popular attractions on the Regatta Grounds over the February 9-11 long weekend. Regatta revellers took the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    One of the purposes of state visit to be paid by Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich to Greece will be bilateral cooperation in shipbuilding, reports Radio Svoboda citing MP Anatoly Kinakh, the head of Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. “We have acquired wide experience in numerous areas, mostly in shipbuilding. It is very important to […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Industry news

    One of the oldest commissioned warships in the world, HMS Victory, is about to undergo an extensive restoration at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard as part of a £16 million contract with BAE Systems​. Helping to preserve the vessel for the next 10 years and beyond, this new contract will see the iconic ship being overhauled from the […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Prior to the Chinook helicopter starting sea trials aboard the Royal Navy’s first MARS tanker, UK company SEA has performed a successful simulated flight trial. The company is providing modelling and simulation support to the UK MoD Chinook project team as a method of assessing key aircraft handling qualities. The project has involved updating the Ship/Air Interface […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair is being awarded a $6,9 million firm-fixed-price contract for 43-calendar day shipyard availability for the Mid Term Availability of USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Work will include clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, steel RAS (Replenishment At Sea) and FAS (Fuel At Sea) Kingpost Brackets, miscellaneous steel […]