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  • 18 February 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A Tacoma shipyard this week began cutting steel for the first of two Navy tugboats that it will build over the next 18 months… (thenewstribune) [mappress] Source: thenewstribune, February 18, 2011; 

  • 4 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      2011 looks to become a busy year for the Zvezdochka shipyard outside Arkhangelsk as the Russian Navy has ordered maintenance of nearly 300 v… (barentsobserver) [mappress] Source: barentsobserver,March 4, 2011;

  • 26 May 2011
    Industry news

    Marking a modernisation spree, Indian Navy is constructing 34 ships and submarines and is in the process of acquiring aircraft, destroyers a… (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, May 26, 2011;

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

    Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has begun construction on ACTUV (Autonomous Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel) under a Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) program for the design, development, and construction of a vessel originally conceived for an anti-submarine warfare mission.   ACTUV is an autonomous unmanned vessel designed to track quiet […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to build two replacement replenishment ships for the Royal Australian Navy. Although the ships would be built in Spain and not in Australia, what the government opposition objected to, Australian Defence minister Marise Payne said that more than $130 million would go to Australian industry. Construction of the two ships will cost […]

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

    Sparton Corporation’s Joint Venture with Ultra Electronics Holdings plc, ERAPSCO, has been awarded a contract valued at $166 million for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy.   The contract provides the base year award of a five year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract that has a maximum value of $810 million. […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Industry news

    The 2013 was a very busy year for the Nigerian Navy. The Nigerian Chief Vice Adm. Dele Ezeoba reviewed the year by highlighting some of the key operations and plans for the future. The Nigerian Navy destroyed 1,556 illegal oil refineries and arrested 1,646 suspects in 2013, reports citing the Nigerian Navy Chief. The […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Indonesian government is looking forward to building its own warships in order to strengthen the country’s defense systems and reduce it… (ChinaEN) [mappress] Source: ,March 23, 2011;

  • 22 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (ULE) announce the award of subcontracts valued at $57 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy. The award is a GFY15 delivery order provided as a requirement from ERAPSCO’s five year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. ERAPSCO will […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Norway will buy four AIP submarines from German submarine specialist TKMS, Norwegian defense minister announced on Friday. According to Norwegian media, minister Ine Eriksen Søreide told a press conference that Germany was selected because of the two countries’ close defense cooperation. The other contender for Norway’s submarine deal was French shipbuilder DCNS. Norway and Germany […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Industry news

    Taiwan plans to build a new ‘stealth’ warship armed with guided-missiles next year in response to China’s naval build-up, a top military off… (straitstimes) [mappress] Source: straitstimes, April 18, 2011;

  • 28 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Timorese Navy commenced the first Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Timor-Leste exercise Jan. 25, with an opening ceremony held at Port Hera Navy Base. U.S. Ambassador Judith Fergin and Col. Falur Rate Laek, Chief of Staff of the Timor-Leste Defense Force (F-FDTL), officiated the ceremony. Fergin reaffirmed U.S. support for […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Industry news

    Photographers in Rosyth have captured the scale of the Navy’s future flagship with stunning images of work on HMS Queen Elizabeth. The 65,000-tonne carrier, due to be launched next year, is nearing completion – outwardly at least – in a huge dry dock in Rosyth on the Forth. Sparks fly as a welder toils in […]

  • 27 February 2015

    On February 14, the ship’s company of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Hunter gathered outside the old Hunter building to lower the flag for the last time and officially close the building. The iconic building has housed and trained sailors for the last 74 years. The Naval Reserve Division at Windsor, Ont., was established in […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, has been awarded a $24 million contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to design, build and maintain Live, Virtual, Constructive Modeling and Simulation (LVCMS) Anti-Submarine Warfare Virtual At-Sea Training (ASW VAST) and simulation systems.   Alion will further […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a contract modification for one fully funded 2015 Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) valued at $362 million, along with $79 million in advanced procurement funding for a second ship. The balance of the second ship will be funded by Dec. 31, 2015. The advanced procurement dollars […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Austal has secured funds from the U.S. Navy for the construction of two additional Littoral Combat Ships. The vessels, LCS 22 and LCS 24, will be the ninth and tenth Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships built by Austal as prime contractor under its existing 10-vessel contract with the U.S. Navy. Funding for LCS 22 and LCS 24 adds […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    On 19 and 20 November, during her recent port visit to Dar Es Salam, EU Naval Force warship BNS Leopold I hosted members of the Tanzanian Navy in support of EUCAP Nestor’s initiative to conduct Local Maritime Capability Building (LMCB). On the first day, BNS Leopold I’s crew organised several workshops covering topics from Global […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Industry news

    The Senate Defense Appropriations Bill for FY2013 contains $1,784,959,000.00 requested by U.S. Senator Herb Kohl and the Department of the Navy for the construction of four Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs), Senator Kohl announced yesterday. Two of those ships will be built by Wisconsin’s Marinette Marine and the other two will be built by Austal USA […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Mexican Navy and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed another contract for a license, material package and technical assistance of a Damen Stan Patrol 4207. The agreement also includes crew training in the Netherlands.   This contract, the sixth patrol vessel of the Tenochtitlan class, underlines the excellent ongoing relationship between the Mexican Navy […]

  • 9 June 2011

      On 7 June 2011, at the Damen yard in Galatz, the keel was laid down for the Joint Support Ship (JSS). The ceremony was performed by Rear Admiral K. Visser of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Further construction of the vessel will largely take place at Damen Shipyard Galatz, supervised by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding […]

  • 19 April 2011
    Industry news

    Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the Islamic Republic is building a new model of the Jamaran destroyer dubbed Vel… (presstv) [mappress] Source: presstv, April 19, 2011;

  • 8 April 2011
    Industry news

      The U.S. Navy is approaching its 60-month construction goal for its Virginia-class submarines, despite a recent redesign of the bow to accom… By Michael Fabey (aviationweek) [mappress] Source: aviationweek, April 8, 2011;

  • 23 April 2012
    Industry news

      STX France approved appointment of JSC Baltiysky Zavod – Shipbuilding (BZS) as a producer of buoyant parts for two hulls of Mistral-class…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 23, 2012;

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    In the next three years, Azerbaijan Navy will be reinforced with new submarines… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 3, 2012

  • 21 April 2015

    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) headquarters officially opened its recently redesigned, renovated and renamed building with a ceremony April 20 at the Washington Navy Yard. With a nod to NAVSEA’s mission, Building 197 will be known as the Humphreys Building, named in honor of Joshua Humphreys, the original designer of the U.S. Navy’s first six […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Industry news

      Ukraine is serious about reviving and further development of its ship-building industry in Mykolaiv region (South Ukraine – Ed.). This is th… (WorldwideNewsUkraine) [mappress] Source: WorldwideNewsUkraine, May 18, 2011;

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Naval Shipyard S.A. in Gdynia, Poland. The agreement provides a basis for cooperation to jointly offer naval solutions, including submarines, for the Polish Navy under the order of the Polish Ministry of National Defence. In an announcement made by Saab, the company […]