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  • 18 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard awarded CSC and 11 other companies a portion of its $11 billion contract to provide support services for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will compete for task orders to provide acquisition program management support for design, development, utilization and other activities for […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US polar icebreaking program needs to address risks before committing resources, the country’s Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in its recent report. The US Coast Guard (USCG) and Navy are planning to invest up to $9.8 billion to build and maintain three heavy polar icebreakers to conduct missions in the Antarctic and Arctic. The contract […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), yesterday announced its partnership agreement with DCNS to submit a proposal to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). VT Halter Marine will be the prime […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy and US Coast Guard on March 2 released a request for proposal (RFP) for the advance procurement and detail design for the Coast Guard’s heavy polar icebreaker (HPIB) under an integrated program office (IPO). The RFP has options for detail design and construction for up to three HPIBs. A contract is scheduled […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Industry news

      Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) put its destructive weather plans and three days of preparations to the test as Tropical Storm Irene came ashore in Connecticut Aug. 28. Base Emergency Manager Alan Brown monitored the storm closely, giving SUBASE leadership the facts and keeping everyone abreast of the situation. “We prepared for the […]

  • 18 March 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection (CBP) worked together to track and interdict a panga boat carrying approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana with three men onboard approximately 140 miles south of San Diego, Saturday night.   A CBP Office of Air and Marine Multi-role Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) and Coast Guard air and surface […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) announced it has completed its final critical design review (FCDR) for the US Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutter (OPC) program. The FCDR was accomplished on June 29, 2018, after a week of discussions, demonstrations, and design presentations by ESG’s design team to the USCG and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). FCDR […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has participated with the US Navy and the US Coast Guard (USCG) in several tests and evaluations of two National Security Cutters (NSC) to assess their operational capability. The cutters in question are USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and USCGC James (WMSL 754). “In a […]

  • 5 March 2012

      Paul C. Jensen, CEO of Halo Maritime Defense Systems (HMDS), announced  the addition of Jeffrey Hathaway Rear Admiral USN (ret), to the Board of Advisors. Jeff combines thirty three years of military and federal law enforcement accomplishments serving the nation as a U.S. Coast Guard officer, with prior private sector experience as corporate vice […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a USD 94 million fixed-price contract from the US Coast Guard (USCG) to purchase long-lead materials for a 10th National Security Cutter (NSC). The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components for NSC 10, such as steel, the main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Crewmembers of U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, offloaded 1,327 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of $20 million, at Base Miami Beach, Saturday morning.   This interdiction took place under Operation Unified Resolve. On April 21, an aircrew aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 reported a go-fast vessel southwest […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana with an estimated wholesale value of $3.5 million and detained five suspected smugglers during a drug interdiction in the Caribbean Sea, southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.   While on patrol July 8, the Coast Guard Cutter Northland detected the suspicious 68-foot motor vessel […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    Invincible Boat Company  is being awarded a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract. Amount of the contract is $45,727,168.00 for a period of performance of one base year and four – one year option periods for up to 70 Coastal Interceptor Vessels. An initial order was awarded in the amount of $708,052.00. […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, said yesterday that its Canadian subsidiary will be providing communications systems in support of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) ANZAC-class frigates.   The subcontract was awarded to DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (DRS TCL) in support of a communications modernization contract by Selex ES. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (TCL) is the […]

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

    DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the US Navy has awarded the company access to a $31.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide command and control hardware products for the service’s Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 (SSDS), used on Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.   SSDS is a ship-borne battle management system […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Industry news

    DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Laurel Technologies business unit in Johnstown, PA., has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity five-year contract with a total potential value of up to $22 million for upgrades to the repair station consoles (RSC) on DDG 51-class ships. RSC systems automate and integrate shipboard damage control […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      DRS Defense Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRS Technologies, Inc. announced that its Intelligence, Communications and Avionics Solutions (ICAS) business unit has been awarded a $7.9 million contract from The Boeing Company to further design, develop and integrate the Joint Tactical Terminal – Receiver (JTT-R) for the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The JTT-R provides the […]

  • 16 November 2017

    The US Navy has contracted DRS Technologies Canada, a Leonardo DRS, to deliver four additional Integrated Voice Communications Systems (IVCS) for their Aegis cruisers and destroyers. The IVCS, also known as the Shipboard Integrated Communications System, or SHINCOM, is the latest generation shipboard communications switch technology which provides tactical communications for Navy operators. The latest award is part […]

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

    DRS Technologies’ Canadian subsidiary will be providing tactical integrated communications systems to the New Zealand Ministry of Defense for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s ANZAC-class frigates. This subcontract was awarded to DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. in support of a communications modernization contract from Lockheed Martin Canada in September 2014. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. is the […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51 class ships by designing and building Energy Storage Modules (ESM) that will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable power supply.   The initial $17 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to DRS’s Power […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, has been awarded three contracts potentially worth more than $170 million for programs serving a range of U.S. and Royal Australian Navy ships. The contract work includes network communications, missile launching and combat display systems. The first, U.S. Navy contract, is for the production of DRS’ family of digital […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Equipment & technology

    DRS Laurel Technologies has been subcontracted to provide the U.S. Navy with submarine combat and sonar systems. The systems will be designed around commercially available hardware and software. The five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity subcontract from Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy Submarine Technology Insertion Hardware contract has a maximum value of $691 million. “We have worked very […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Kazakhstan’s Zenit shipyard has contracted undersea security and defense company SAES to deliver the fourth Intruder Detection Sonar DDS-03 for Kazakhstan Navy ships. Delivery of the new sonar is scheduled for 2018 and it will be the fourth of a series that started in 2015. Moreover, the company says first steps have been taken in order […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has delivered the first battery shipset for the US Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) new dry combat submersible (DCS). The long endurance delivery vehicle capable of transporting personnel in a dry environment will use Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant (LiFT) batteries for propulsion and internal support systems. GA-EMS was awarded the battery delivery contract […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Industry news

    An 11-vessel order for DMS Maritime Pty Limited culminated recently with a Rescue Gear Ship 9316, which will be used to support the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine fleet. Damen Shipyards and DMS Maritime signed the contract for the RGS 9316 on November 16 in Sydney, Australia. The vessel will be built at a Damen yard […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd has announced that it has secured a major contract for the supply of a significant number of its class leading Cerberus Mod 2 Diver Detection System (DDS) sonars for installation in strategic harbours in South Korea. The contract has been awarded by LIG Nex1, the South Korean Aerospace and Defence Company […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American defense contractor Lockheed Martin has received a contract to build Dry Combat Submersibles (DCS) designed to transport personnel to their mission sites while submerged. Under the terms of the $166 million U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) contract, Lockheed Martin will, together with Submergence Group, build as many as three DCS vehicles over the next five years. Lockheed […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced it would provide a second hybrid electric drive system for the US Coast Guard’s next Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) under a contract from Eastern Shipbuilding. Eastern Shipbuilding is the prime contractor and builder of these next-generation OPCs. Under the contract, originally announced in 2017, Leonardo DRS would provide the HED systems […]

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

    Arête Associates, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $11,7 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for one AN/DVS-1 coastal battlefield reconnaissance and analysis (COBRA) Block I low-rate initial production system to support the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission. The primary mission of AN/DVS-1 COBRA is to conduct unmanned aerial tactical reconnaissance in littoral battlespace […]