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  • 13 December 2017
    Training & Education

    US Navy dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) joined the 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) for the at-sea amphibious portion of exercise Steel Knight which concluded on December 11. Steel Knight is a scenario-driven exercise designed to enhance the command and control, interoperability, and fundamental warfighting competencies within the 1st MARDIV, its adjacent units, and […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Construction of the final Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) took an important step forward today, as the Minister of State for Defence Procurement started a computer-guided laser to cut the first piece of hull. During a visit to BAE Systems’ Govan yard in Glasgow, Defence Minister Philip Dunne saw progress on the build of […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business, ASC Shipbuilding, has signed a contract with Australian company BlueScope Steel AIS for the prototyping phase of the Hunter-class frigate program, due to start at the end of this year.

  • 19 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems Australia will partner separately with each of BlueScope and Liberty OneSteel for the supply of more than 48,000 tons of Australian steel, should the company be selected to build nine Future Frigates as part of the Federal Government’s SEA 5000 program. BAE Systems is offering its Global Combat Ship-Australia for SEA 5000, a […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has hosted a steel-cutting ceremony for the French Navy’s first Fregate de Taille Intermediaire (FTI) frigate at its Lorient site. The lead ship in the class, to be named after the French sailor and general Pierre-Alexis Ronarc’h, is scheduled to be delivered in 2023. The 4,500-tonne front-line frigates, equipped for anti-submarine […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Industry news

    On June 4th, 2014, at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Sestri Levante, Genoa), there was the ceremony to mark the cutting of the first sheeting for the seventh Fremm vessel.   This is a further step in the European Multi Mission Frigate construction program, the most important joint initiative to date among European industries in […]

  • 14 December 2018

    The new landscape of the Australian Osborne Naval Shipyard is taking shape with steel now being raised into place for the Hunter-class construction yard. “It’s estimated the $535 million Osborne South project will create up to 600 jobs,” Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence, said. As informed, the steel raising for the new shipyard involves the elevation of […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

      Dawn Enterprises, leading manufacturer of concrete and steel outdoor site furnishings, recently supplied custom steel bollards to the… (pr) [mappress] Source: pr, November 09, 2011;

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Last steel truss has been installed on Irving Shipbuilding’s new production building that will be used to construct Canada’s new naval combat ships starting in 2015.   Representatives from Irving Shipbuilding, Walters Steel, Ironworkers Local 752, Hatch Mott MacDonald, EllisDon, and Irving Equipment gathered on August 6, 2014 to celebrate the installation of the last steel truss […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Steel makers Bisalloy and BlueScope have inked a new contract with Naval Group Australia to produce up to 250 tons of specialized steel. As informed, the steel produced will be tested to determine whether it meets the specification for the pressure hull of the Royal Australian Navy’s new Future Submarines, which is an essential safety […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The construction phase for the Swedish Navy’s A26 next-generation submarine officially begins with a steel cutting ceremony on September 4. The world’s most modern submarine program has started at the Saab Kockums shipyard in Karlskrona, when the first steel for the new vessel was cut. A26, a next-generation submarine, has the ability to perform in all oceans […]

  • 27 February 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation cut one of the first pieces of steel for the second ship in the Gerald R. Ford class, CVN 79, during a ceremony at the company’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News. Rear Adm. Michael McMahon, program executive office for Aircraft Carriers, said CVN 79 will soon have a name and a crew […]

  • 11 February 2011

    ConXtech® Space Frame Systems has completed structural steel erection on a 152,000 gsf lodge for the US Navy at the Naval Base on North Isla… (prweb) [mappress] Source: prweb, February 11, 2011;

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

    The officers and crew of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) welcomed elements of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion and amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) of the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion during Exercise Steel Knight 2015 off the coast of Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 8-11. Steel Knight is an annual […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Construction works on the Royal Australian Navy’s new generation of offshore patrol vessels officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony on Wednesday. The steel cutting for the first of overall 12 vessels took place at Civmec’s Western Australia facility. Civmec will be responsible for building 10 out of 12 vessels under a contract signed with […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine has started construction of the Royal Saudi Navy’s first Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) ship. The “cut steel” ceremony took place on October 24. Delivered by Lockheed Martin as prime contractor, the 4,000-metric-ton MMSCs were ordered in 2017 under a foreign military sales deal. The program manager for the US Navy’s […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding held a steel-cutting ceremony for the second Kormoran II-class minehunter for the Polish Navy at its Gdansk site on September 18. The steel-cutting ceremony comes ten months after the lead ship in the class – ORP ‘Kormoran – entered service. The first of the additional two ships will be named ORP Albatros […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The construction of Royal Navy’s second of three River class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) has reached an important milestone with the steel cutting ceremony in Glasgow today. The OPVs are part of a programme that has protected more than 800 Scottish jobs. The vessels are being built at BAE Systems’ shipyards on the Clyde as part of a […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Vyborg Shipyard started erection of steel structures of a naval aviation training facility similar to the NITKA training range on the construction site. In April 2012 Vyborg Shipyard has proceeded to the next stage of construction of a part of a naval aviation training facility similar to the NITKA training range. Besides, in March 2012 […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries held a steel-cutting ceremony on Thursday to mark the official start of construction on the US Navy’s third Ford-class aircraft carrier, the future USS Enterprise (CVN 80). A 35-ton steel plate was cut at the Newport News Shipbuilding division to kick off advance construction of the aircraft carrier. The steel plate […]

  • 13 November 2014

    More than 2,300 Sailors and Marines deployed aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) took a break from normal operations for a steel beach picnic, Nov. 9. The picnic fell on the 65th consecutive day at sea for the Sailors and Marines who are currently maintaining operational readiness in the 5th Fleet area […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkey began construction of the nation’s first amphibious assault ship with a steel cutting ceremony on April 30. Based on the Spanish Navy’s landing helicopter dock (LHD) Juan Carlos I and designed by Navantia, the Turkish version of the ship will be named TCG Anadolu and have the pennant number L-408. Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries, […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) yesterday, September 30. Paul Ignatius, the ship’s namesake, and his wife, Nancy Ignatius, the ship’s sponsor, visited the shipyard to see steel cut for the destroyer. Paul Ignatius is the 31st Aegis destroyer to […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Austal USA has held a metal cutting ceremony on the US Navy’s Independence-class littoral combat ship Canberra (LCS 30). Austal LCS Program Director Dave Growden had the honor of starting the router to cut the first piece of aluminium, signaling the start of construction. The LCS is a 127m frigate-sized vessel designed to support focused […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon attended the steel cutting ceremony for the first Successor submarine yesterday at BAE Systems’ Barrow-in-Furness site.  The event marked the official start of the production of four nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines which will replace Royal Navy’s current Vanguard-class submarines. Fallon earlier revealed that £1.3 billion of funding was awarded to BAE Systems […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Construction of the Swedish Navy’s special purpose signal intelligence (SIGINT) ship officially got underway with a steel cutting ceremony at the Polish Nauta Shipyard on March 1. The ceremony was also attended by officials from Saab, the Swedish defence group, which awarded the ship construction contract to the Nauta Shipyard in 2017. The special purpose […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia started the construction phase of the replacement Pacific Patrol Boat program with a steel cutting ceremony in Western Australia on April 26. Up to 21 steel-hulled vessels are set to replace the existing fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats as part of Australia’s new Pacific Maritime Security Program. Austal is in charge of designing and […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Industry news

    A steel cutting ceremony of the Pakistani Navy’s 12-ton Bollard Pull Pusher Tug was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on January 20th.   High-ranking officials from the Pakistani Navy, government authorities and the Karachi Shipyard representatives attended the ceremony. The 16.89-meter long tugs can pull 60 tons and they are essential for […]