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  • 15 April 2019
    Vessels

    General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $727.4 million contract modification to continue the procurement of long-lead-time material for Virginia-class submarines. The award provides new funding to an existing contract for long-lead-time material to support construction of Block V submarines. According to HII, the current contract brings the overall contract value […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $2 billion contract modification to procure long lead time material to support construction of Block V Virginia-class submarines. The award modifies a contract awarded in 2017 that provides funding for long lead time material for steam and electrical plant components, main propulsion […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities

    BAE Systems has received a contract to produce payload tubes for two of the US Navy’s new Virginia-class submarines to support increased firepower on the Block V version of the attack subs. Under the contract with General Dynamics Electric Boat, a builder of the Virginia class, BAE Systems will deliver two sets, each consisting of […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has contracted BAE Systems to start the production of Virginia Payload Module (VPM) tubes for Block V Virginia-class (SSN 774) submarines. This initial award will fund work related to certification, special tooling, and other items related to production readiness, BAE said. The VPM is an additional mid-body section being integrated into the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $22.2 billion for the construction of nine new Virginia-class submarines. The contract also includes the option of a tenth ship to be built within the contract time frame, bringing the total potential contract value to approximately $24.1 billion. Construction on Block V […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, has secured a USD 520 million worth contract action under the existing contract for future U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines to be built under block IV.   The contract provides for additional long lead time material associated with the two fiscal 2015 Virginia-class submarines (SSN 794 and SSN […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy has unveiled names of its two newest Virginia-class (SSN 774) fast-attack nuclear submarines. As informed, the submarines will be named after the American heroes of the Greatest Generation who perished in the former USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and USS Arizona (BB-39), bringing those names back into active-duty service after more than three quarters […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command awarded Lockheed Martin a $94.5 million contract for work on full-rate production of surface electronic warfare improvement program (SEWIP) Block 2 subsystems (AN/SLQ-32(V)6). SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition and incremental development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. The new system will allow U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and […]

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

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a $148.9 million contract for full rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 subsystems (AN/SLQ-32(V)6 and AN/SLQ-32A(V)6) and SEWIP AN/SLQ-32C(V)6 systems. SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition and incremental development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. SEWIP provides enhanced shipboard electronic […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy is evaluating a scaled-down version of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) system for potential incorporation on future Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), Naval Sea Systems Command announced, Nov. 20. SEWIP is an evolutionary development block upgrade program for the SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare (EW) System and will be designated as AN/SLQ-32C(V)6. Still […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

    Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that two more keel blocks had been delivered to Adelaide to construct Australia’s first Air Warfare Destroyer. This follows the delivery of the first keel block last month. The blocks were constructed at the Williamstown shipyard in Melbourne. They were loaded on to barges last week and […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received green light to start low rate initial production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 systems following a Milestone C decision for the SEWIP Block 3 AN/SLQ-32(V)7 program. Milestone C is a government led review to assess a program’s performance and readiness to enter the production and deployment […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $57 million contract to upgrade the fleet’s electronic warfare defenses against anti-ship missile threats.    Under this low-rate production contract for Block 2 of the Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system found on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin an additional $147 million contract to upgrade the fleet’s electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles.   Under this low-rate initial production contract for Block 2 of the Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), Lockheed Martin will provide 14 systems to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare announced the arrival in Adelaide of the first of three state of the art horizon-search radars for the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD). “The AN/SPQ-9B radar is located on the main mast of the destroyers and can track over 200 radar contacts simultaneously with a high level of […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin has carried out a test on the U.S. Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 system, validating the system’s ability to provide protection from evolving anti-ship missile threats. SEWIP Block 2 is aimed at boosting the AN/SLQ-32(V)2 system found on all U.S. aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is scheduled to christen its newest Virginia-class attack submarine in a ceremony that will be held at General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) in Groton, Connecticut. Future USS Oregon (SSN 793), which started construction at GDEB in 2014, will be christened on October 5. Oregon (SSN 793) is the 20th Virginia-class attack submarine […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) intercepted its first ballistic missile target during a test organized by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the Japan ministry of defense, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53). The SM-3 Block IIA is being developed cooperatively by the United States and Japan to defeat medium- and intermediate-range ballistic […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Corp., based in Liverpool, N.Y., has won a $39 million worth modification to previously awarded contract to exercise a firm-fixed-price option for the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 System low-rate initial production units. SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) Electronic Warfare System. The SEWIP Block […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The AN/SPY-6(V) radar under development for the US Navy achieved a new milestone recently tracking a ballistic missile through intercept for the first time. According to Raytheon, which is in charge of development and delivery of the new system, the radar detected, acquired and tracked multiple targets from the US Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. […]

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

    American aerospace and defense technology company Northrop Grumman informed that it has conducted a critical design review (CDR) for the U.S. Navy’s Block 3 AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare system. The company said the CDR, a key component of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), focused on the detailed design of the electronic attack subsystem that will […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Following a successful ballistic missile defense test of the U.S. Navy’s next-generation Air and Missile Defense Radar in March this year, the Navy now awarded Raytheon a contract for the construction of the first three units. Under a $327.1 million contract, Raytheon is to build three low-rate initial production units to be fitted on the DDG 51 Flight […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s new AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) radar concluded a simultaneous air and ballistic missile defense (BMD) flight test off the west coast of Hawaii, September 7. This was the latest in a series of tests for the radar which is to be fitted on the navy’s Flight III Arleigh Burke-class […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    American defense contractor Raytheon informed that it has delivered the first AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar array to the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii ahead of schedule. The company said the array was installed according to plan, in preparation for first radar light-off in early July. SPY-6(V) is the next-generation integrated air and […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded MAN Energy Solutions Canada a CAD 55 million contract to provide essential power generation and propulsion systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships. Propulsion and power generation components will include two MAN 12V32/44CR (Common Rail) propulsion engines equipped with environmental protection SCR technology, reduction gears, propulsion […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The radar that is to be fitted on the US Navy’s Flight III Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyers has passed its third significant ballistic missile defense test. Raytheon, the company contracted to deliver the radars to the navy, announced on August 15 that the AN/SPY-6(V) acquired and maintained a long-range missile target track, from launch through flight. The test […]

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

    A new U.S. Navy development contract will see Lockheed Martin upgrade the navy MH-60 helicopters with enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missile (ASM) threats. Lockheed Martin’s advanced off-board electronic warfare (AOEW) active mission payload (AMP) AN/ALQ-248 system, is a self-contained EW pod hosted by an MH-60R or MH-60S, which provides the Navy […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is scheduled to commission fast attack submarine USS South Dakota (SSN 790) in a ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, on Saturday, February 2. The principal speaker will be US Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota. The submarine’s sponsor is Mrs. Deanie Dempsey, wife of the 18th Chairman of […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The roar of Olympus no longer sounds at HMS Sultan as the mighty engine has been turned off for good. The gas turbine, which has powered frigates, destroyers and carriers, as well as Concorde and Vulcan bombers, will be phased out next year. The greatest British engine of its generation has breathed its last as […]