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  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward with the docking of two of the ship’s largest hull sections – Lower Block 02 and Lower Block 03.   The movement of the blocks into the dock at Rosyth marks the beginning of […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Industry news

      Preparations for the assembly of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers got off to a flying start today as Goliath, one of Europe’s largest cranes, swung into action under the watchful eye of Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Peter Luff. The event, held at Babcock’s shipyard in Rosyth, marked the official start […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The first block of Egyptian Navy’s future GOWIND 2500 Corvette has been put together at DCNS Lorient, September 30. According to DCNS, the first block of the Gowind 2500 corvette has been positioned marking the start of the assembly process of the corvette’s hull. The construction phase of the corvette began on April 15, 2015, and is […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Industry news

    A further milestone has been reached in the assembly of the first of the UK’s new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers by Babcock at Rosyth, where the massive Super Block 03 (SB03) has been moved 90 metres north to meet Lower Block 02 (LB02) in a major hydraulic skidding operation, as part of Assembly Cycle […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Industry news

      The third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) is taking shape on the waterfront in Mobile, Alabama. The first of 43 modules for JHSV 3 have been successfully transported from the Module Manufacturing Facility (MMF) and erected in the final assembly bay on the waterfront. The most recent module transported, at just under 90 per […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce and India’s Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) have signed an agreement that will enable GRSE to assemble MTU Series 4000 engines in India. According to Rolls-Royce, the 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE’s diesel engine plant in Ranchi. An option for the local production of parts in the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Authorities

    Forty-five delegates from the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which provides an essential link between NATO and the parliaments of NATO nations, visited Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt on Friday, May 2nd to discuss security developments in the Asia-Pacific region and their significance for Canada.   The delegation was led by President Hugh Bailey from the United […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A nine-ship task group has gathered off the Danish coast to start operations as part of a UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force. The group will work together in the first act of the two-month-long Operation Baltic Protector, designed to demonstrate the resolve of the UK, its allies and nations in the region to defend the sea […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The G-3 weapons assembly division serves the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) mission by assembling the various kinds of ordnance needed for the approximately aircraft stationed aboard the ship.   While the various weapons divisions work independently, each weapons division plays a specific role to ensure the ship and its […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defense contractor Thales Germany has contracted Australian company Ferra Engineering for sub-assemblies for Phoenice, a Thales tactical navigation radar system for submarines. “Ferra’s success recognises a significant shift from automotive parts in 2002 to the innovative advanced manufacturing company Ferra is today, supplying complex assemblies globally,” Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said announcing the […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company was awarded a $218,530,196 contract by the Missile Defense Agency to complete the assembly and delivery of 29 Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles. Launched off U.S. Navy ships, SM-3 interceptors protect the U.S. and its allies by destroying incoming short, medium, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space.  “The […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Gas turbines for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program could be built by Australian RJE Global under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with GE’s Marine Solutions. GE’s Marine Solutions said in an announcement on September 27 that RJE would assemble GE LM2500 gas turbine modules and manufacture a number of components for this engine. The MOU […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Industry news

      An 8,000-tonne section of the Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier begins a 600 mile journey from Glasgow to a shipyard in the… (channel4) [mappress] Source: channel4, August 17, 2011;

  • 3 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Babcock, an aerospace and defence company, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract extension to manufacture a further eighteen tactical missile tube assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).

  • 15 July 2014
    Research & Development

    Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second of Britain’s two new aircraft carriers has been completed.   Loaded on to a barge in Glasgow is an 8,000-tonne section of HMS Prince of Wales, ready to be transported around the top of Scotland from the Clyde to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    In an effort to stem work-related injuries and speed the assembly of munitions aboard aircraft carriers, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) spearheaded the development of a more efficient and ergonomic way to build bombs at sea, officials announced Nov. 6. The ONR-sponsored improvements will allow Sailors to move around more freely and assemble multiple […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities

    Ducommun Incorporated has received contracts valued, in aggregate, at approximately $7.3 million from Raytheon to continue producing a variety of interconnect and electronic assemblies for the U.S. Navy’s Tomahawk cruise missile through 2016. The Tomahawk can be launched from a ship or submarine and can fly into heavily defended airspace more than 1,000 miles away […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    First three sections of the Brazilian Navy’s lead Scorpene submarine, the S40 ‘Riachuelo’, were moved from the pre-outfitting site to the assembly site, ahead of the submarine’s launch in the second half of 2018. The move of three of overall five sections of the Riachuelo took place on January 13 and 14 and saw the 619-ton, 39.8-meter structure […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced on Thursday it approved the first metal part created by additive manufacturing (AM) for shipboard installation. A prototype drain strainer orifice (DSO) assembly will be installed on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in fiscal year 2019 for a one-year test and evaluation trial. The DSO assembly is […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has been awarded a £4.8 million contract by BAE Systems to supply actuators and positioning sensing arrays for the fifth, sixth and seventh Astute class submarines. The contract represents optimum value to the UK MoD by combining the requirements for all three submarines in a single contract, enabling cost reductions to be generated. Babcock […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    On 12 December, the President of the Brazilian Republic, Dilma Rousseff, officially inaugurated the main hall of the submarine construction shipyard, located in Itaguaí in the Bay of Sepetiba. This industrial facility brings together specific resources and tools for the assembly and equipping of Scorpene submarine sections in the frame of the Brazilian Navy submarine […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Industry news

    Designers of JSC Sevmash shipyard are resolving complex technical issues when working on Project 11430 aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya being modernized for Indian Navy, reports the shipyard’s press service. For Sevmash, INS Vikramaditya is one of the major projects to be completed in 2012. Main weapon of the carrier are deck-based fighters MiG-29K/KUB and helicopters […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has contracted Northrop Grumman for the delivery of transducer array/nose shell assemblies of the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo. The MK 48 is the primary offensive weapon deployed from all U.S. Navy submarines. The initial $9.6 million contract covers engineering and production of 45 MK 48 torpedo transducer array/nose shell assemblies. Three additional […]

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

    Raytheon Company’s Standard Missile-6 program has moved from low-rate to full-rate production, clearing the path for significantly increased production numbers and focus on further cost-reduction opportunities. SM-6 is a surface-to-air supersonic missile capable of successfully engaging manned and unmanned aerial vehicles and fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. It also defends against land-attack and anti-ship cruise missiles […]

  • 9 November 2018

    The US Navy has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a contract for the production and delivery of integrated C5ISR systems, networks, and support equipment for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic. As informed, the single-award contract has a five-year period of performance worth approximately $597 million. The contract has an additional […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has marked another significant production milestone for the F-35 Lightning II program by delivering its 150th center fuselage to F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin.   The center fuselage is the core structure around which the aircraft is built. Designated AF-68, the center fuselage was delivered June 2. It is the 50th such […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    On February 18, 2015, Austal and the US Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), the fourth Independence-variant LCS class ship built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal as prime contractor by the Navy in 2010. Captain Tom Anderson, Littoral Combat Ship Program […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) after completion of the final assembly at the company’s unmanned systems center in Moss Point, Miss. The aircraft is joining the first one delivered to Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., to conduct flight […]