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  • 2 September 2011
    Industry news

      Gibbs & Cox, the premier naval architecture and marine engineering firm, today announced Vice Admiral Paul Sullivan, USN (Retired) has been unanimously elected to the firm’s Board of Directors. The Board believes his extensive naval command, marine engineering and government services experience will prove invaluable toward Gibbs & Cox’s goal of expanding its role […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

      Maritime solutions firm Gibbs & Cox will support Military Sealift Command (MSC) and U.S. Navy in the retrofit of USS Ponce. The retrofit will transform the long-serving amphibious transport dock ship into an Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB-I) with a habitability structure to support a combined Navy/civil service mariner crew. Slated for deployment this […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    US defense company Lockheed Martin has contracted naval architecture firm Gibbs & Cox for work on the functional design of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ships. A derivative of the US Navy’s Freedom-variant littoral combat ships, Lockheed Martin’s MMSC was selected to fulfill the Royal Saudi Naval Forces’ (RSNF) multi-mission surface […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Navy has awarded contracts totaling $41,985,112 to six companies for large unmanned surface vessel (LUSV) studies. The US Navy is expected to use these studies for detailed design and construction of additional unmanned vessels.

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Lockheed Martin Corporation has received a USD 23.5 million modification to previously awarded contract for the accomplishment of fleet maintenance sustainment support for the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ships.   Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are a class of relatively small surface vessels intended for operations in the littoral zone, which is the part of a […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Fincantieri Marine Group announced it would be teaming with design firm Gibbs & Cox and propulsion systems integrator Trident Maritime Systems to offer a modified version of its FREMM frigate for the US Navy’s new guided‐missile frigate, FFG(X) bid.  “We’ve assembled a world‐class team of partners to customize to American design standards and deliver an advanced, flexible […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halter Marine Inc., a company of ST Engineering North America, has been received a contract from the US Navy for industrial studies for the auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship (T-AGOS(X)) program.

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s thirteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Wichita, in a ceremony held at Marinette Marine Corporation in Marinette, Wisconsin, February 9. Ship sponsor Mrs. Kate Staples Lehrer completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel of Wichita (LCS 13). Mrs. Lehrer […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship – USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) – in Galveston, Texas, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led team into active service. Fort Worth, the second of the Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully passed Acceptance Trials in May and was delivered […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Industry news

    A Lockheed Martin led industry team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the future USS Milwaukee, the U.S. Navy’s fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The term, lay the keel, in shipbuilding language, means the beginning of a significant undertaking, which is the start of the module erection process that reflects the ship […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Industry news

    The nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), successfully completed its U.S. Navy acceptance trials and will be delivered to the Navy this summer. Fort Worth is the second surface combatant designed and built by a Lockheed Martin -led industry team. The trials, conducted in Lake Michigan from April 30 to May […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Industry news

    The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s eleventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Sioux City, in a ceremony held yesterday at Marinette Marine Corporation.   The industry team is building Freedom-class LCSs for the U.S. Navy, and has delivered two ships with five others under construction and […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A shipbuilding team led by Lockheed Martin has officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Indianapolis, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. Ship sponsor Jill Donnelly, the wife of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, authenticated the keel by welding her initials onto a […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy celebrated the keel-laying of the future USS Detroit Nov. 8 at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin, where the nation’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is under construction by a Lockheed Martin-led team. During the traditional ceremony, ship sponsor Barbara Levin, the wife of Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, authenticated the keel […]

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

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard, Aug. 12. Detroit is the eighth littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the fourth Freedom variant to join the fleet. Delivery marks the official transfer of LCS 7 from the […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Industry news

      The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a $715 million contract modification to add funding for construction of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) – the third and fourth in a 10-ship contract awarded in December 2010. The contract modification is for construction of Little Rock (LCS 9) and Sioux City (LCS […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has produced the first group of S-band transmit/receive (T/R) modules for the U.S. Navy’s Air & Missile Defense Radar program. The modules have been thoroughly tested and have proved to meet or exceed all AMDR performance and reliability requirements. This success marks a major milestone for the program, for which Raytheon is currently […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Training & Education

    An eight-man team from HMAS Stirling (CAPT Brett Wolski) successfully completed the 2012 Gibb River Road Mountain Bike Challenge and raised much needed funds for the Ryan Marron Foundation as well as the Navy’s local charity, the Malibu School. The team of six riders and two support personnel chose the name “Blue Edge” and rode […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Vessels

    Turkey is pushing forward with the development of its submarine program, having witnessed its first Type 214 class submarine TCG Piri Reis hit the water on December 22 at the Gölcük Shipyard in northwestern Turkey. The country is building a fleet of six new Type 214 air-independent propulsion submarines under a contract signed with German […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities

    The Colombian Navy has seized more than one ton of cocaine hydrochloride from a containership in the waters off Barranquilla.  The navy, working in cooperation with other agencies including Colombian air force and coast guard, intercepted the Singapore-flagged Cap San Tainaro on August 3, 2018. As informed, the navy found a total of 1,144 kilograms of cocaine […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Personnel onboard HMAS Choules have conducted their own version of the International Fleet Review (IFR) while anchored off Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. Six of Choules’ watercraft were launched and conducted two sail pasts in tight formation on 7 October 2013, including her mexeflote, Maximus, as well as 35 Water Transport’s LCM8, and both the Pacific 22 Fast […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The rain and bitterly cold temperature did not deter HMS Sultan’s 600 staff and trainees who turned out for their termly Ceremonial Divisions. The VIP, Rear Admiral Hockley MA MSc CEng FI-MarEST FCMI, inspected the Guard, the Royal Marines Band and the passing out platoons. The Admiral then presented medals and awards to Sultan personnel. […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The official opening of Thales’ Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Radar and Integrated Sensors in Singapore was held on January 25 and was inaugurated by Her Excellency Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, the Netherlands. The CoE is the result of a close cooperation between Thales operations in the Netherlands and […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Gibraltar guardian HMS Scimitar left the Rock behind to make the short trip to North Africa to work with the Moroccan Navy and honour wartime personnel buried in the country. The patrol boat, one half of the two main vessels in the Royal Navy’s Gibraltar Squadron, headed the three dozen miles across the Strait to […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it has formally opened its Naval Design and Engineering Centre in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct. The opening ceremony took place on April 24, with Victorian defense industry advocate, Greg Combet, Navantia’s global chairman Esteban Vilasanchez and Navantia Australia chairman Warren King in attendance. Navantia says the facility would complement its Adelaide operations and […]

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

    The US Navy has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Tactics Trainer in support of the E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems (HITS) III program. The initial contract is valued at $34.5 million with a total of $85.9 million on other E-2D training systems currently in service. “The Navy will have the tools […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy would like to congratulate the following personnel who were awarded honours by Her Excellency the Governor-General the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, during a series of Investiture Ceremonies held at Government House, Canberra, last week: Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the Military Division (AM) Commander Evan Paul […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Research & Development

    Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea. In Fiscal Year 2011, the U.S. Navy Military Sea Lift Command, the primary supplier of fuel and oil to the U.S. Navy fleet, delivered nearly 600 million […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

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