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  • 6 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government has extended the deadline for Canadian Surface Combatant bidders who previously said they didn’t have enough time to prepare. This is second time the submission deadline is postponed after the original April 27, 2017, deadline was moved to June 22, 2017. The current deadline is expected to be no sooner than mid-August 2017. The […]

  • 7 March 2011

      CROWDS of well-wishers flocked to Liverpool’s cruise liner terminal to get a last glimpse inside Cammell Laird warship HMS Campbeltown… (liverpooldailypost) [mappress] Source: liverpooldailypost,March 7, 2011;    

  • 3 February 2020

    Austal’s shipyards and service centers in Australia have been approved to bid for and provide support services, including ship repairs, maintenance and sustainment activity for US Navy and Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships. The announcement comes after the Australian shipbuilder signed an agreement of boat repair (ABR) with the navy. As explained, Austal’s Australian operations […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Industry news

      Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $38,268,248 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure 14 aircraft for the United Arab Emirates. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2012. One bid was solicited, with one bid […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Cairns after an eight-day port visit Aug. 5. During the port visit, Blue Ridge crew members and 7th Fleet staff participated in sporting events with the Australian community, provided ship tours, explored Cairns city life and experienced Australia’s natural beauty firsthand. Yeoman 1st Class Yonet […]

  • 1 November 2013

    After nine months operating as part of the Royal Australian Navy Fleet, Spanish Armada Ship, ESPS Cantabria was farewelled from her temporary homeport of Garden Island, Sydney. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN joined the Spanish Ambassador to Australia, HE Mr Enrique Viguera, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett AM, […]

  • 15 September 2011

      The Boeing Co., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $60,000,000 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to improve reliability, maintainability, and sustainability of the AH-64 aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2012. The bid was solicited through […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Hull will not host the Royal Navy’s recently decommissioned aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. Confirming that Hull’s bid to bring the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious to the city as a temporary visitor attraction had not made the final shortlist, Hull City Council Leader, Councillor Stephen Brady said: Although we are disappointed, the effort and investment we put into […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder and defense contractor BAE Systems on Thursday announced it has officially submitted its bid for the construction of Australia’s nine SEA 5000 Future Frigates. The company, however, did not reveal the cost of designing and building the frigates in Australia. What is known is that the frigate design will be based on the Type 26 […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    It’s the end of an era for Commodore Mark Slawson as the commanding officer of HMS Sultan. Commodore Slawson made his exit in style, riding past in HMS Sultan’s own Super Sentinel steam lorry as the Ship’s Company wished him farewell. His departure from Sultan also marks the end of an impressive Naval career spanning […]

  • 23 August 2016

    The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed the sale of HMS Illustrious light aircraft carrier to Turkish company Leyal Ship Recycling for around £2 million. It is anticipated that the former Royal Navy flagship will leave her base in Portsmouth for Turkey in the autumn of this year, ahead of the arrival of the first of the […]

  • 1 June 2011

      Hong Kong businessman Kin Bong Lam has made a bid for a decommissioned British Aircraft carrier, with the hope of turning it into either an… (english.cri) [mappress] Source: english.cri, June 1, 2011;

  • 22 February 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    UK shipbuilder Cammell Laird is working hard to secure the bid to build a new class of Royal Navy frigates, the Type 31e. The company is teamed with BAE Systems on the project and is already working to establish a supplier base for the construction. During a “supplier conference”, organized together with BAE Systems and Society […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Industry news

    A state government project management unit has issued international tender for procurement of High Speed Sea Going Vessel for Coastal Patrolling and Related Services. A high speed sea going vessel for coastal patrolling & surveillance against intrusion by fishing boats in the territorial waters along the Odisha coast. The main dimensions of the vessel are […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Industry news

    Navy personnel and dignitaries today gathered at HMAS Cairns to farewell an old friend, Balikpapan Class Landing Craft Heavy (LCH), HMAS Wewak. The ship is being decommissioned after almost 40 years of service moving large amounts of cargo, personnel and equipment from larger ships to shore. As friends and family looked on HMAS Wewak’s Commanding […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Veteran destroyer HMS Liverpool is saying an emotional six-day farewell to her namesake city as she prepares to bow out of front-line service after 30 years. HMS Liverpool will take her bow in the city for which she is named as she pays her final visit to Merseyside after three decades’ sterling service. The veteran […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Industry news

    “Over the years, GTA has participated in federal bids to provide various communications services to the U.S. government.” Guam-based communications company GTA expanded the range of services it provides to the U.S. military in the island by winning a five-year, $5.1 million contract from the U.S. Department of the Navy. Under the terms of the […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Fincantieri Marine Group announced it would be teaming with design firm Gibbs & Cox and propulsion systems integrator Trident Maritime Systems to offer a modified version of its FREMM frigate for the US Navy’s new guided‐missile frigate, FFG(X) bid.  “We’ve assembled a world‐class team of partners to customize to American design standards and deliver an advanced, flexible […]

  • 9 January 2017

    The U.S. Navy bid farewell to Ray Mabus, the navy’s longest serving secretary since World War I, in a ceremony in Washington on January 6. During his eight-year tenure, Mabus led the navy through a period of often controversial changes with social and energy reforms at the forefront. Seeking to minimize the U.S. Navy’s dependency on fossil […]

  • 20 May 2015

    BAE Systems submitted a bid for U.S. Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 program. The company’s solution, built from the ground up to be a truly amphibious vehicle, would provide a significant benefit to the Marine Corps’ current and future needs. BAE Systems is teamed with IVECO Defence, which brings additional proven experience having designed […]

  • 7 June 2011

      Portsmouth-based warship HMS St Albans yesterday (Sunday) set sail for a six-month operational deployment of the Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf. The 4,900 tonne Type-23 frigate will be taking over duties from HMS Iron Duke and will be patrolling busy shipping lanes and providing security for the region alongside other coalition forces. Her work […]

  • 23 August 2011

    Swedish Coast Guard has announced tender for repair and maintenance works to the Swedish Coastguard vessel “KBV 465”, comprising a complete overhaul including mechanical as well as electrical systems. The Swedish Coast Guard is a civilian authority under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Defence. The overall aims of the Coast Guard are decided by […]

  • 26 September 2011

    The ministry of shipping on Monday issued guidelines allowing ships with Indian crew to deploy armed guards in a bid to combat… (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: IndianExpress, September 26, 2011

  • 13 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) held a burial-at-sea ceremony aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship, Nov. 9. The cremated remains of two Navy veterans, David L. Miller and Jerome A. Seward, were committed to rest in the Mediterranean Sea. The ceremony opened with remarks […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    Faced with a spate of complaints from private sector firms interested in bidding for defence contracts the ministry of defence (MoD) has… Read More [mappress] Source: domain-b, September 26, 2011

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After two and a half years protecting the World Food Programme (WFP) ship, MV Caroline Scan, from pirate attack off the coast of Somalia, the EU Naval Force has bid the vessel and her hard-working crew a fond farewell.   In April 2014, MV Caroline Scan will be entering a period of maintenance, so the […]

  • 23 March 2011

      The group fighting plans to scuttle the ex-HMAS Adelaide off the New South Wales central coast hasn’t given up its bid to stop the event, fo… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc,March 23, 2011;

  • 24 October 2016

    The oldest aircraft carrier in the world and the last British-built ship to serve in the Indian Navy left the port city of Kochi to undertake its last sail as a navy ship. Having undergone a refit in Kochi, INS Viraat is now en route to Mumbai where it will be decommissioned at the navy yard. INS […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation announced Monday that it will submit a bid for the U.S. Navy Consolidated Afloat Network and Enterprise Services (CANES) full deployment contract.  “The CANES program is critical to modernizing the Navy afloat network for enhanced security, affordability and delivering relevant capabilities to the warfighter,” said Mike Twyman, vice president and general manager […]