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  • 11 March 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Dod issued contract modifications yesterday to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA under their respective Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) block buy contracts to add funding for construction of two fiscal year 2014 Littoral Combat Ships each. The amount of funds added under the block buy contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation for the fiscal […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has issued a two-ship buy Request for Proposal (RFP) to Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) for Ford-class carriers CVN 80 and CVN 81 looking to get more details on potential cost savings which could be achieved with a two-ship buy. The RFP was issued by US Naval Sea Systems Command on […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Industry news

      CBC News has learned the Harper government is considering buying nuclear submarines to replace its problem-plagued fleet of diesel-powered… by Greg Westo (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, October 31, 2011

  • 16 July 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US State Department has cleared Greece to buy MH-60R multi-mission helicopters with support equipment under a deal estimated to be worth $600 million. The US approval comes less than six months after the Greek government announced its intention to buy the MH-60R. The Hellenic Navy is expected to buy up to seven helicopters equipped […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Industry news

      American research center Heritage Foundation published an article saying that China is interested in procurement of Russian cruise missiles Club to equip Type 93 nuclear-powered submarines, as well as Type 041 and Kilo-class submarines (two latter are supplied by Russia). It is also said in the article that Russia promotes Club-K missile container system […]

  • 2 December 2016

    Members of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee have urged lawmakers not to approve the U.S. Navy’s block buy request for the acquisition of frigates and thereby keep oversight of the potentially worrying program. During a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting on Thursday, Paul L. Francis, Government Accountability Office (GAO) managing director, acquisition and sourcing management, said […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded the Australian shipbuilding company Austal a US$13.97 million modification to a previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract for special studies, analyses and review efforts for the Littoral Combat Ship Program. Austal said it would be providing engineering and design services to reduce acquisition and lifecycle costs for the Independence variant LCS. This […]

  • 19 January 2018

    Swedish Armed Forces have bought back a submarine base in Fårösund, Gotland, after it had been sold in the 2000s as part of defense cuts. This was announced by the Swedish Fortifications Agency (SFA) which said the deal is now subject to government approval. The agreement had been under negotiation since February 2017. Buying back […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Department of Defense has officially notified the Congress of its intention to buy two aircraft carriers at once in a move that is expected to bring some $4 billion in savings. In a letter on December 31, the Pentagon formally informed the Congress about the block buy of two Ford-class aircraft carriers. US […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spain could buy BAE Systems-built assault amphibious vehicles(AAV) following a US State Department approval for the possible sale of 11 AAVs to the European country. As outlined in the approval, announced on March 15, Spain is looking to buy 11 AAVs in three different configurations under a deal that would be worth an estimated $107 […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Industry news

      President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the release of P4.95 billion to buy six helicopters and a high-endurance cutter and finance other e… (manilastandardtoday) [mappress] Source: manilastandardtoday, September 9, 2011;

  • 10 February 2011

    Malaysia’s opposition on Thursday urged the government to review plans to buy six warships for nearly US$2.0 billion (S$2.6 billion), saying… [mappress] Source: asiaone , February 10, 2011;

  • 25 May 2016

    French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard to Kership, a joint venture company set up by French companies DCNS and Piriou in 2013. STX France said the decision was based on strong commercial setbacks and that the take-over should take place in fall this year. While the arguably most prominent naval […]

  • 26 April 2011

    The Defence Council yesterday approved a navy plan to buy six second-hand submarines from Germany for almost 8 billion baht… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, April 26, 2011

  • 6 April 2011
    Industry news

      With the Navy halfway through its first year of buying two submarines a year, the Government Accountability Office recently published an ass… By Mara Lee (courant) [mappress] Source: courant, April 6, 2011;

  • 8 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a formal deal for the acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), thereby creating a global naval and commercial shipbuilding giant. The deal was reported by the news agency Yonhap which said that the merger of the two South Korean shipbuilders would create an entity with a 20 […]

  • 15 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Navy and Marine Corps leaders today signed an agreement by which the Corps will join the Navy in buying the F-35 joint strike fighter variant designed for aircraft carriers, service leaders announced today. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead, and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos signed a […]

  • 25 April 2011
    Industry news

    The navy still wants to buy six used Type U206A submarines from Germany, because they are most suitable for its needs, navy chief Admiral Ka… (klipinghankam) [mappress] Source: klipinghankam, April 25, 2011;

  • 19 December 2014

    Five Royal New Zealand Navy Seasprite helicopters have been sold to Peru, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. Brownlee says: Our recent purchase of eight new, more sophisticated Seasprite helicopters meant the older model Seasprites were available for sale and a deal has been struck with the Peruvian Government for them to buy them for […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Divex, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons plc specialized in commercial and defense diving products, has been awarded a contract to supply the US Navy with their diver communications system, the HeliCom™ Matrix. The UK-based company has received an order from the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) through its American partner, Chase Supply Inc. The HeliCom™ Matrix […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    French and Egyptian officials have concluded a contract for two Mistral-class ships in Paris, September 23. French president Francois Hollande has confirmed in an announcement that the Mistral helicopter carriers, which had initially been built for Russia, will be sold to Egypt. Following the high-profile meeting, Reuters quoted Hollande as saying: Yesterday, I agreed the price […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a leading designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians. While ESD’s […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Industry news

    Swedish defense major Saab announced it has acquired combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, strengthening its presence in the naval sector.  Saab said the acquisition of the companies would become effective on December 29, 2017. Dockstavarvet, based outside Örnsköldsvik in northern Sweden, is a leading producer of aluminum boats. […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Industry news

      AUSTRALIA is to buy a near-new surplus British navy amphibious landing ship at what appears a bargain $100 million pricetag… (whitsundaytimes) [mappress] Source: whitsundaytimes,April 6, 2011;

  • 20 September 2012
    Industry news

    Rosoboronexport received a request from Algeria for two Kilo-class diesel-electric submarines, a source in defense ministry told Kommersant… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 20, 2012;

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $7,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Standard Missile-6 lifetime buy of obsolete material components.   This contract modification will incorporate requirements for lifetime buys of SM-6 obsolete components and will mitigate the risk of redesign efforts. Work will be performed in Malaga, Spain (67 percent); […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin reported to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that India was about to purchase… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 14, 2012; Image: BSF

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Organized a Small Business and Industry Brief at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus, Oct. 21. More than 220 business executives attended the event and were provided with in-depth answers on all their business-related question, including the NSWCDD services acquisition forecast. Kris Parker, NSWCDD associate deputy director for […]

  • 16 September 2012
    Industry news

    Russian defense ministry plans to buy 96 auxiliary vessels by 2020, deputy defense minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov told RIA Novosti… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 16, 2012; Image: Flot