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  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) was inducted as the first ship to undergo a modernization effort that will significantly upgrade its capabilities in multiple mission areas, Sept. 25, at Naval Base San Diego. The CG Phased Modernization Program is designed to balance the Navy’s long-term requirement for a carrier strike group air defense […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Ocean has become the first Royal UK Navy warship to be operationally deployed with new state of the art computing equipment, known as Shared Infrastructure, demonstrating a step-change in ship technology. Developed by engineers at BAE Systems in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Maritime Combat Systems team, Shared Infrastructure is an innovative […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The US navy will continue to upgrade its military capabilities in the Pacific given its steadfast commitment to the region, a US vice-admira… (themalaysianinsider) [mappress] Source: themalaysianinsider, February 21, 2011;

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac-class frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.

  • 20 February 2013
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The German Navy is looking to expand its amphibious capabilities and intensify its maritime cooperation with the Netherlands. That is why the German fleet commander, Rear Admiral Thomas Jugel, paid a 2-day visit to the naval base in Den Helder and the amphibious centre of expertise on the island of Texel. Accompanied by the Dutch […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    After returning to Fleet Base East in September HMAS Warramunga’s new anti-ship missile defence systems have undergone testing and evaluation as part of the Sea Qualification Trial period and commenced a Unit Readiness period. Also, the crew of Warramunga has been conducting Sea Acceptance Trials for the new Electronic Surveillance System as part of project SEA […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart (III) was recently docked in preparation for her anti-ship missile defence upgrade. Both forward and aft masts will be replaced with upgraded combat sensors and communication systems as part of the upgrade. The upgrade of the ships lasts approximately 12 months. HMAS Parramatta, the most recent ship to complete […]

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

    The UK MOD has awarded contracts worth £80 million to upgrade the backbone of the Royal Navy surface flotilla, the Type 23 Frigates. A £68M contract, with Rolls-Royce subsidiary MTU, which includes a training and transitional support package, will see each ship supplied with four new diesel generators and associated upgraded power distribution. A second […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) fleet of simulation trainers is planned to undergo a major upgrade and expansion, the country’s defense minister said. Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defense, announced on August 31 the investment worth more than A$80 million. A new bridge simulation trainer will be introduced at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, and a new […]

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

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $13,6 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee/incentive-fee contract for the USS Howard (DDG 83) fiscal 2014 selected restricted availability (SRA).   A SRA includes planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Transas-Naval Academy partnership started in 2001 when Transas Marine supplied its Navigational, later Engine Room and GMDSS simulators to the Academy. In July 2012, Transas Marine has signed a contract with the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy for the extension and upgrade of the Transas Navigational and GMDSS simulators, and a long-term update/upgrade, service, support and […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart is set to complete her anti-ship missile defense upgrade this week, marking the completion of an Australian Navy capability upgrade program that spanned seven years. Completion of works on HMAS Stuart was announced by contractor BAE Systems who spent the last twelve months working on the final of eight […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Finnish Navy’s three Pansio-class minelayers have completed their midlife upgrade program, Atlas Elektronik Finland Oy – the prime contractor on the project – announced. FNS Pyhäranta, the third and final vessel to undergo the upgrade, was delivered to the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command on Wednesday, November 29. The first ship, Pansio, was delivered […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Norway for the inst… (asdnews) [mappress] Source: asdnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 7 April 2011
    Authorities

      The government Thursday upgraded the senior-most staff appointment in the Visakhapatnam-based Eastern Naval Command to the rank of a vice ad… (thaindian) [mappress] Source: thaindian,April 7, 2011;

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

    In partnership with Hitachi Kokusai, Raytheon Company is leading Japan’s P-1 maritime surveillance aircraft modernization project.   The upgrade features Raytheon’s Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders containing modern technologies, which include a new waveform that identifies and tracks military aircraft. “The Japanese Navy will have an increasingly secure and interoperable next generation IFF waveform […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a contract Dec. 28 for energy improvements and repairs to the historic Building 92 structural shops at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The $13.8 million project is projected to reduce the building’s annual energy consumption by 82 percent through the use of renewable energy, efficient heating, ventilation, […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    BAE Systems recently received a $25.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to overhaul and upgrade two Mk 45 naval guns bringing them to the 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 configuration. The Mod 4 is an upgrade to the Mod 2 design, which significantly enhances overall mission performance. “This contract continues the Navy’s commitment […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat recently completed her on-dock production activities associated with the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade. Ballarat has now been returned to the Material Control of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and will commence setting to work systems and sea trials. Ballarat was undocked on September 2 at the BAE Systems Henderson, WA, shipyard […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154), an Anzac-class frigate of the Royal Australian Navy, moves closer to its Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson Australia Marine Complex Common User Facility, Western Australia. The vessel will also be undergoing docking maintenance availability and preservation works for approximately the next 12 months. Both forward and aft masts will be replaced with upgraded combat […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    It has been evolution rather than revolution at Australian Fleet Logistics Support Element – Submarines (FLSE SUBS) over the past year as ongoing upgrades to facilities and an update of procedures at the Fleet Base West warehouse facility significantly increased efficiencies.   As part of a restructure in July 2013 where the Joint Logistics Unit […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose has docked down at Devonport Royal Dockyard where Babcock is undertaking a 15 month refit programme including a number of upgrades and improvements. The workscope for the docking period has been developed by the industry-led Type 23 COM team, under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (MoD, Babcock and BAE Systems), […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Equipment & technology

    OceanWorks International has completed system upgrades to the third Italian Navy’s HARDSUIT™ Atmospheric Diving System (ADS), designed and delivered by OceanWorks. The conclusion of the work on the third ADS marks the completion of a major survey and upgrade of the Italian Navy’s ADS fleet to the Quantum II. OceanWorks utilized improvements in the subsea […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Industry news

    India has carried out tests of upgraded BrahMos supersonic antiship cruise missile, writes Izvestiya… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 11,2012; Image: belfecenter

  • 7 January 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Navy’s 8,000-foot depth capable remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Deep Drone recently received a complete upgrade from Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. All work was performed under a multi-year contract with the US Navy’s Office of Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV). The upgrade included installing a new umbilical, sonar, high definition camera, LED lighting system, an updated frame, and a […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    OceanWorks International announces a major system upgrade of the Italian Navy’s Atmospheric Diving Systems (ADS).   Taking advantage of thruster improvements and upgraded electronic systems, the enhancements to the HARDSUIT System are focused in two main areas: 1) Thruster and buoyancy systems; 2) Electronics and communications systems. Oceanworks capitalized on the improvements in performance and […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Industry news

    Measurement Technology NW (MTNW) has announced an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to upgrade winch monitoring technology for the Coast Guard Icebreakers Healy and Polar Sea. This award brings new MTNW hardware and software technology to the support of winch operations, which are mission critical to these Arctic research vessels. NSF and the […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Australian branches of global defense contractors Raytheon and Thales will be in charge of the A$542 million project to upgrade the fleet of six Royal Australian Navy Collins-class submarines. According to an announcement from the Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne, the upgrades are starting this year and the first to be upgraded will be […]