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  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense secretary Michael Fallon on Tuesday unveiled a new Royal Navy fleet support model bringing a spate of existing contracts under new, overarching arrangements. Called Common Support Model (CSM), the arrangement will provide a framework for comprehensive support across the Royal Navy’s fleet of warships. The new arrangement will bring together separate support agreements […]

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

    Royal Navy’s third Astute-class submarine HMS Artful test fired its Common Combat System which will be used in the RN submarine fleet in the future. Using a Spearfish torpedo for the test, the system was able to interpret sonar readings, and then attack a moving target with a practice weapon. The CCS was completed ahead of time so […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Submariner, Commander Tony “Gecko” Ellis, has found new friends in far away places, during a visit to the Indian Defence Services Staff College at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, India. Commander Ellis is a student at the Australian Command and Staff College (ACSC) in Canberra. He, and a small delegation of ACSC students, were warmly welcomed […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities

    The complexity of the exercises conducted in common by the Romanian and US naval forces will increase the training and interoperability level. This is the conclusion reached by Romanian defence minister Mircea Duşa and the US Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during the official talks they had on Wednesday, June 11.   During […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera met the Chief of Naval Operations of the US Navy, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert during his official visit to the United States of America.   He is attending the 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS), which is being held at the United States Naval War […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities

    The 21st edition of the International Seapower Symposium (ISS) began Sept. 16 at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, R.I., with more than 170 representatives from 113 nations attending.   Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus addressed the group with opening remarks and stressed the importance of the conference’s theme: Global Solutions to […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $12.8 million contract modification for the continued development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Ohio Replacement Program and the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the modification, Electric Boat will procure prototype material […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) a $269.3 million contract for work on missile tubes for the ballistic missile submarines of the US and UK. The contract will see GDEB manufacture 42 missile tubes and missile tube outfitting material for the US Navy’s Columbia-class fleet and the Royal […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Raytheon Company  developed Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System achieved a major milestone on the road to NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) launch with the successful completion of the NPP Compatibility Test 4 this August. This is the last major comprehensive test prior to the scheduled October launch. The compatibility test consisted […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) team has developed new composite-material shipboard electrical enclosures which could save the navy over $76 million in recurring maintenance and sparing costs over a 30-year period. Shipboard electrical enclosures, such as those used for power junction and communication devices, are constantly exposed to the sea’s harsh environment. Over […]

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

    The U.S. Strategic Systems Programs office awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a $22.7 million contract modification for further work on the common missile compartment of the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. Under the latest contract, Northrop Grumman will provide support for technical engineering services, design and development engineering, component and full scale test and evaluation engineering, and […]

  • 13 July 2011

      The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $15.8 million contract modification for continued engineering, technical services, concept studies and design in support of the Common Missile Compartment under development for the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Authorities

    A highlight of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been the level of international co-operation which has brought together the navies of Australia, China, United Kingdom and Malaysia in a common cause.   The co-operation between navies presented an opportunity for People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) Liaison Officer, Commander Lin Wan, to embark […]

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

    Textron Systems Unmanned Systems announced on Wednesday that it began on-water testing for the fourth-generation Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV) under the U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) program. The company said it completed the design, build and component test phases of the UISS program in November 2016. Following component testing, Textron Systems began the systems […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced the establishment of the Acquisition and Commonality directorate April 14.   The new directorate, led by Rear Adm. Thomas Kearney, focuses on lowering acquisition costs and reducing the number of unique components such as valves in the Navy’s ships and systems. It also increases the sea service’s ability to […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy recently awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $95.9 million contract for production and deployed-systems support of U.S. and U.K. Trident II submarine strategic weapons systems, including the SSBN fire-control system, the SSGN attack weapon-control system, the U.S. SSBN-replacement and the U.K. SSBN-successor common missile compartment. The contract has a maximum value […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $95.5 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarine and the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class ballistic-missile submarine. The contract modification will enable procurement of 17 missile tubes which will support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment. […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has received two U.S. Navy contract modifications with a combined value of $32.9 million to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the next-generation strategic deterrent and to support nuclear-submarine repair work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics . Under the first modification, Electric Boat will […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) hosted the launching ceremony for the “Pietro Venuti” submarine, the third unit of the four U212A “Todaro” class twin units ordered to Fincantieri by the Central Unit for Naval Armament – NAVARM for the Italian Navy. Knowing that, by tradition, Navies prefer direct relations with the shipyard, Fincantieri […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $61.7 million contract modification for the continued development of the Common Missile Compartment for the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the modification, Electric Boat will procure, manufacture and […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    During a recent demonstration at NAVAIR, Lockheed Martin monitored and controlled multiple types of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) from one integrated command and control (C2) system. Controlling both the unmanned air vehicles and their on-board mission system sensors, Lockheed Martin’s system fully integrated with other Navy C2 and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) planning and execution […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Marine propulsion specialist Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the sixth ship in the US Navy’s Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program. The ESB 6 will be constructed by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, California, and the MPDEs will […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to fine-tune the 3-D printing process, the US Office of Naval Research and Lockheed Martin have teamed up to explore how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee—and optimize—3-D printing of complex parts. As explained by Lockheed, high-value and intricate parts sometimes require constant monitoring by expert specialists to get them right. […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Authorities

    Rear Admiral Thomas E.P. Jugel, the EU NAVFOR Operation ATALANTA Task Force Commander (CTF 465) hosted a visit by Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Pakistan Navy, Commander Task Force 151, onboard FGS BAYERN. The working meeting was an opportunity to discuss common objectives to counter-piracy and to protect the sea lanes in the operating area of […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Navy’s thirteenth San Antonio landing platform dock (LPD) class ship, the LPD 29. The company said construction of the engines would begin in 2019 with delivery scheduled for 2020 to Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities

    US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert conducted a two-day visit to Italy to visit the chief of the Italian navy and attended the Naval Forces Europe change of command ceremony this week.   Chief of Staff of the Italian navy, Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi hosted Greenert July 21 for a welcoming ceremony […]

  • 3 August 2011

    General Dynamics Electric Boat received two U.S. Navy contract modifications with a combined value of $41 million to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the next-generation strategic deterrent submarine and to support nuclear-submarine maintenance work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the first contract modification, Electric […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile destroyers USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and USS McCampbell (DDG 85) will join Russian Federation Navy (RFN) forces to conduct Exercise Pacific Eagle 2011 (PE-11) Oct. 13-15. The exercise is conducted to improve the U.S. Navy and RFN maritime relationship. This exercise consists of a series of maritime activities during two phases: an in-port […]