Search results for: Ship-to-Shore Connector

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  • 17 June 2020

    The US Navy’s newest ship-to-shore connector (SSC), LCAC 101, concluded acceptance trials last week after successfully completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV).

  • 22 October 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The first of the US Navy’s future ship-to-shore connector craft has completed builder’s trials and is ready for the navy’s acceptance trials. LCAC 100 completed the trials seven years after Textron received the first contract for the construction of a new generation of LCAC (landing craft, air cushion) in July 2012. “Our ship-to-shore connector craft […]

  • 17 April 2020

    The US Navy has awarded a USD 386 million fixed price incentive-firm target and firm fixed price contract modification to Textron Systems for the construction of fifteen additional ship to shore connector craft.  Work will be performed primarily in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ship to shore connectors are the evolutionary replacement for the existing fleet of […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Canadian Navy is buying ship-to-shore connector systems to enhance its capabilities in supporting humanitarian assistance and taking part in joint operations ashore. The STS connectors are envisioned to be operated from the navy’s new Joint Support Ships, the first of which is expected to be delivered in 2022/23. According to a Canadian government […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Virginia-based sailors from Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU 4) arrived at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) to prepare for the arrival of first Ship to Shore Connector craft to Panama. The US Navy’s next-generation landing craft air cushion is set to arrive in December 2017. In addition to preparations for the arrival […]

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

    Textron, Inc. began fabrication of the US Navy’s first Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) at its New Orleans facility Nov. 17. In October, the Navy approved Textron to start production following the SSC Production Readiness Review during which the Navy evaluated the design maturity, availability of materials, and industry’s ability to start and sustain fabrication. […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    North Atlantic Industries (NAI) was awarded a contract for the delivery of advanced, rugged intelligent I/O and communications subsystem for Data Acquisition and Control solutions for the U.S. Navy’s Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) Program. The SSC is the successor to the Navy’s extremely versatile Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicle, which is nearing its expected service […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Textron Inc. received an $84 million contract for construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCACs) 102 and 103 and their associated technical manuals under the Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) program. The SSC Program is the functional replacement for the existing fleet of LCAC vehicles, which are nearing the end of their service life. The SSC […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US DoD Expresses Concern to China for Dangerous Intercept The US Defense Department has expressed its concern to Chinese diplomatic officials about an Aug. 19 incident in which an armed Chinese fighter jet conducted a dangerous intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), along with members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, officially concluded exercise Red Reef 15 with a joint demonstration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dec. 16. Over the nine-day span, 11th MEU personnel worked, trained and lived alongside Saudi Marines from the 1st, […]

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

    Textron Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, is being awarded a $21,9 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 101 of the ship-to-shore connector (SSC) program.   The SSC program is the functional replacement for the existing fleet of LCAC vehicles, which are nearing the end of their service life. It […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Industry news

    Textron, Inc., New Orleans, La., is being awarded a $212,722,820 fixed-priced incentive-fee contract for the detail design and construction of a ship to shore connector (SSC) test and training craft and technical manuals. The SSC program is the functional replacement for the existing fleet of landing craft, air cushion vehicles, which are nearing the end […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Industry news

    Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, announced that it has been awarded a contract to support the Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Program Office in their efforts to satisfy both current and future Navy/Marine Corps needs for Amphibious Warfare. Alion’s efforts include supporting the acquisition and production of the Navy’s LHA (R) class and […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), along with members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, began exercise Red Reef 15 Dec. 7 in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Red Reef is a biennial, bilateral exercise between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, set to increase […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Rolls-Royce has secured contracts with the US Navy for ship engines, propulsion components and services valued at up to $115.6 million.

  • 14 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Military personnel from naval forces in the UK, India, US, Turkey, Italy, Sweden, Philippines and Netherlands will gather at Defence IQ’s 2nd Amphibious Operations conference in London this November. Amphibious operations  continue to be a lynchpin of modern warfare. The ability to rapidly and effectively project power from sea to shore is a fundamental […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Australian Department of Defence has engaged an Indigenous-owned enterprise to deliver a project worth up to $6 million supporting Navy’s Canberra class amphibious assault ships, in what is a first for a Commonwealth Government construction contract.   Minister for Defence David Johnston and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Alan Tudge today announced that Pacific […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s two Canberra-class landing helicopter docks (LHDs) and their associated landing craft have achieved final operational capability. The entire amphibious capability acquired under Joint Project 2048 – including HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra, their 12 landing craft and amphibious supporting organisations – achieved the milestone in early November, confirming their ability to […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participated in a simulated beach assault as part of the biennial combined joint training exercise Talisman Saber 2013, July 20 and 21. Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) embarked CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters, MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, and landing craft air […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million advance procurement contract to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for LPD 30. LPD 30 will be the first Flight II landing platform in the San Antonio-class. “This is a significant milestone as we embark toward a new flight of […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Textron Systems Advanced Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that its second Fleet-class Common Unmanned Surface Vessel (CUSV) completed a successful in-water demonstration last week in New Orleans following vessel modifications at the Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS) shipyard. The two Textron Systems operating units recently collaborated […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) has ushered in a dramatic innovation in modern amphibious warfare technology. There are numerous advantages of LCAC, including decreased risk to ships and personnel of being located, lower susceptibility to mines than other assault craft or vehicles etc. The U.S. Navy uses LCAC to transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding launched the Canadian Navy’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, in a ceremony on September 15. At 103 meters and 6,615 tons, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf is the largest Royal Canadian Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years, according to the shipbuilder. The ship was […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy’s first mobile landing platform ship, USNS Montford Point (T-MLP 1), was christened at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, March 2. Owned and operated by Military Sealift Command, Montford Point was christened by its sponsor, Alexis “Jackie” Bolden, the wife of current NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. Gen. James F. Amos, Commandant […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    The first ship of the Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class was launched on Nov. 13, less than two years since the start of fabrication at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Designed to provide logistics movement from sea to shore, the new class of ships will provide the Navy with a […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Canadian Navy has already selected the first commanding officer for its Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels and preparations are underway for the delivery of HMCS Harry DeWolf in 2018. Lieutenant-Commander Corey Gleason, along with a small preliminary crew, are preparing for the new vessel, one of six ice-capable offshore patrol ships that will conduct […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Industry news

    BIRNS, Inc.’s world-class molding facility is now NAVSEA S9320-AM-PRO-020 certified.  The US Navy’s Submarine Maintenance Engineering, Planning and Procurement (SUBMEPP) department recently awarded the certification to BIRNS for Molding and Inspection Procedures for Fabricating Connector Plugs for Submarine Outboard Cables.  An ISO 9001:2008 certified global leader in the design and manufacturing of unique lines of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Technology company ABB has been contracted to supply a shore-to-ship power solution to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth. The naval base in Portsmouth, spread over 150 hectares, with 10 kilometers of waterfront, is home to almost two-thirds of the Royal Navy’s surface fleet, including frigates, vessels and the Fishery Protection Squadron. In addition, the base […]