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  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, has secured a contract with BAE Systems, valued at approximately £2million, for work to be delivered over the next two years.   Hydro Group has been selected by BAE Systems to design, develop and qualify […]

  • 29 April 2019

    The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising existing fleets to create a versatile naval force, capable to combat the numerous threats and challenges in the region. Defence IQ created a map containing the key ongoing naval programmes and requirements in the region. View the […]

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

    The U.S. Navy is slowing down its frigate procurement, taking more time to thoroughly evaluate the requirements for the program. Speaking at the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee, Rear Admiral Ron Boxall, U.S. Navy head of surface warfare, and Rear Admiral John Neagley, LCS program executive officer, said the awarding of a detail design and […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Research & Development

      Private ship repair firms in northeast Florida will likely be able to support the maintenance requirements of a nuclear aircraft carrier if one is homeported at Naval Station Mayport in 2019 as the Navy plans. Of the 20 surface ships currently homeported at Mayport, the Navy plans to decommission 12 guided-missile frigates between 2011 […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., is awarded a $162,239,835 not-to-exceed fixed-price requirements contract for performance based logistics support for the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon Systems. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed August 2016. The applicable Navy Working Capital funds will not expire before the end of the current […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Indian Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar, commissioned INS ‘Vajrakosh’, the latest establishment of the Indian Navy on September 9, at Karwar, Karnataka. Karwar is poised to emerge as the Indian Navy’s premier base on the Western seaboard. Some of the vital naval assets are planned to be based there. Naval units operating out of Karwar […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy announced the Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Flight Hour Verification Process for Conditional Aviation Career Incentive Pay (ACIP) and Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay (HDIP) for flying programs, Oct. 1. The program enables the Navy to accurately compensate officers for frequent and regular performance of operational flying duty. This verification is intended to certify that […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Defense Logistics Agency Energy is enabling U.S. operations in and around the world’s largest ocean through an initiative that enables flexible fuel support to U.S. Pacific Command. Working in coordination with DLA Energy, Military Sealift Command contracted a U.S.-flagged vessel in October 2014 to support fuel distribution requirements primarily within USPACOM’s area of responsibility. DLA […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government and Irving Shipbuilding announced they are extending the submission deadline by which interested shipbuilders are to submit their design bids for the Canadian Surface Combatant fleet. This is the third time the request for proposal deadline is being postponed; this time to November 30, 2017. The original deadline was set for April 27, […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Asutralia-headquartered Birdon Group has received a contract worth up to US$ 191 million to carry out an upgrade of the US Coast Guard (USCG) fleet of 47-foot Motor Lifeboat (MLB) vessels. The work will be carried out by the company’s US subsidiary Birdon America. A total of 107 MLBs reaching the end of their original […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Authorities

    BAE Systems Land & Armaments is being awarded an $18,2 million contract action for procurement and delivery of long lead time material in support of Virginia-class submarines Block IV propulsor system requirements. This undefinitized contract action for procurement of long lead time material is required to support the manufacture and delivery of Virginia-class propulsors to meet critical […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Helicopters roared to life on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) as crew members went to work qualifying and passing the Afloat Training Group (ATG) Pacific Aviation Readiness Qualification (ARQ) 1.4 Bravo, April 23. The crew demonstrated proficiency in flight deck operations, commonly called “Helo Day,” by […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command reached out to fleet leaders in a Navy message Dec. 12 to ensure Sailors understand the minimal flame resistant qualities of the Navy Working Uniform Type I. Adm. Bill Gortney explained the current requirement for working uniforms and organizational clothing and discussed recent uniform testing results. “In coordination with […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Industry news

    Under a contract assigned by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), Babcock will deliver an off-the-shelf communications electronic support measures (CESM) system providing an enhanced electronic surveillance capability for the Royal Navy’s (RN) Type 23 frigates. The seven year contract to deliver the Type 23 CESM system is effective from November. Babcock, teamed with principal […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s next generation aircraft carrier and the most expensive ship it ever built, the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), completed its turn ship evolution June 11 at Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Shipbuilding facility. This operation marks the first time Ford has moved from its pier since coming out of dry dock in November 2013. […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Authorities

    Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, approved an instruction governing the Navy’s Command Qualification Program June 4, setting the standards for qualifying and screening Navy commanding officers. OPNAV Instruction 1412.14 guides officer communities on how to formally establish a written command qualification program and how to formally screen prospective officers for command. Prior to […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Training & Education

    All Sailors separating, demobilizing or deactivating from an active-duty status of more than 180 days in length, are now required to participate in the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Succeed) program officials said, Nov. 13. Previously known as TAP (Transition Assistance Program), Transition GPS is a mandatory program aimed to better prepare service members to transition […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has awarded BAE Systems a contract to further refine its design of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) for the Royal Australian Navy under the SEA 5000 (Future Frigate) program. BAE Systems said that a team of the company’s Australian engineers would be deployed to the UK to join BAE’s design team […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s General Military Training (GMT) schedule for fiscal year 2015 (FY-15), announced Sept. 2, outlines significant changes for the program, according to Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 202/14.   “We listened to what the fleet had to say and what command leaders recommended, and as a result the Navy is giving command triads greater […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United States Navy finalized 159 critical specifications for the nation’s next generation ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), the Ohio Replacement, on March 28.   These specifications, in conjunction with the final ship length, translate the Navy’s SSBN requirements to guide engineering and design efforts, ensuring the Ohio Replacement will meet the U.S. strategic deterrence requirements […]

  • 13 April 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      NOAA’s Fisheries Service has issued regulations and a letter of authorization (LOA) to the U.S. Navy that includes measures to protect marine mammals while conducting research, development, test and evaluation activities and range expansion at the Naval Sea System Command Undersea Warfare Center Keyport Range Complex, in waters off the state of Washington. The […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Stage one of the “Engineering Challenge” kicked off for Aviation Technicians this week at the Royal Australian Navy’s 723 Squadron (CMDR Al Moore). The challenge required two teams of five personnel from 723 Squadron repair a section of simulated aircraft structure following damage that mimicked small arms fire or minor impact. The test required teams […]

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

    As part of the Royal New Zealand Navy ANZAC Frigate program, OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has successfully completed the SAT (Sea Acceptance Trials) of OSI’s Integrated Bridge System (IBS), or Integrated Navigation & Tactical System (INTS).   Military integrated bridge systems are installed predominantly only on new build vessels – this is one of a […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has recently signed a five-year contract for the lease of inflatable life rafts with improved servicing requirements. Under the contract with Survitec, a marine safety solutions provider, the existing fleet of inflatable life rafts will be replaced with leased commercial inflatable life rafts. The servicing interval was increased to 30 months – 2.5 […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Korea, Philippines and More to Discuss Active OPV Requirements at Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia-Pacific 2012 Admiral Datuk Mohd Amdan bin Kurish, Director General, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has recently come on board the largest and most important OPV gathering of Coast Guards and Navies in the Asia-Pacific region. The MMEA […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Members of the US House of Representatives have urged defense appropriators not to cut a proposed increase in funding for additional Virginia-class submarines. A letter, signed by 36 members of the House of Representatives and sent to the Subcommittee on Defense Appropriations, was released by co-chairs of the Congressional Submarine Caucus, Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01), Rep. […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DSSF Brest has announced a tender for the supply of chains and accessories for mooring lines of Naval vessels.   The value of the tender is between 2,500,000 EUR and 10,000,000 EUR over 4 years. The contractor is required to finish the project 48 months from date of contract award. The tender is composed of […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities

    Commander Shore Force (COMSHORE) Captain Brett Chandler spent a few days visiting the HMAS Stirling units under his command recently.   His primary focus was to observe the state of the infrastructure, engage with sailors and officers and understand the requirements for the provision of support, education and other services to submarines and ships based […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Boeing Co., Jacksonville, Fla., is being awarded a $31,503,536 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fee requirements contract for supplies and services for in-warranty and out-of-warranty depot-level modification installations and in-service repairs incident to modification kit installs including associated material and services as required to support the continued safe, reliable, and improved operation of the F/A-18 series aircraft. […]