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  • 7 April 2011
    Industry news

      San Diego’s slumping ship repair industry will get flooded with contracts if Congress passes a new defense budget soon, says the head of the… By Gary Robbins(SignonSanDiego) [mappress] Source: SignonSanDiego, April 7, 2011;

  • 6 April 2011
    Industry news

      On March, 31st SKRUNDA, the Delivery of the first SWATH-type Patrol Boat worldwide, was celebrated by Abeking & Rasmussen. High ranking Latvian and German officials, led by the Latvian Defence Minister, Dr. Artis Pabriks and the German Parliamentary State Secretary of Defence, Christian Schmidt, participated in the delivery ceremony at Abeking & Rasmussen shipyard […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Visualization pioneer Barco has received a contract award to supply its latest generation of rugged displays to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB), expanding upon its long history of U.S. Navy submarine support to provide these units within the Virginia class submarine’s SCS. General Dynamics Electric Boat is outfitting all future production submarines with Barco’s […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Industry news

      Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced the launch of “Al Dhafra”, the third vessel of the Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy. Abu Dhabi Ship Building further revealed that it has now completed over […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Power conversion specialist Converteam has completed delivery of the first of the propulsion motors for the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers as a part of the company’s contract to design and supply major components of the electric propulsion systems for the two new ships. At 65,000 tons each the two aircraft […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate, HMS Lancaster, is undergoing an extensive refit at Portsmouth Naval Base as part of a £17.9 million contract with BAE Systems, reflecting the Company’s continued growth in support services. The mid-life upkeep will significantly upgrade the capability of the 20 year old frigate to ensure she is ready […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Industry news

      Austal USA held a combined groundbreaking ceremony today, to celebrate the start of work on three new facilities including Phase 2 of the Modular Manufacturing Facility (MMF); a new office complex; and an additional waterfront Assembly Bay. The ceremony was held at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, where construction is underway on the […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Research & Development

      Private ship repair firms in northeast Florida will likely be able to support the maintenance requirements of a nuclear aircraft carrier if one is homeported at Naval Station Mayport in 2019 as the Navy plans. Of the 20 surface ships currently homeported at Mayport, the Navy plans to decommission 12 guided-missile frigates between 2011 […]

  • 28 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Endurance is to be replaced with a Norwegian ship on a three-year loan basis. Speaking in the House of Lords this week, Lord Astor, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence, said the new ship, to be called HMS Protector, will be leased for […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Korte Company, a Design-Build Construction Company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, has recently begun work on two facilities for the U.S. Navy Engineering Command in Crane, Indiana. The complete Design-Build project includes the renovation of approximately 20,000 SF in Buildings 2036 & 2038. The renovation work includes abatement, complete interior demolition of the existing […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada has awarded a contract for an Interdepartmental Maritime Integrated Command, Control and Communications (IMIC3) system to Thales Canada. “This state of the art system will give navy and Coast […]

  • 18 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Modus Operandi, a leading software and information integration technology company, has been selected to provide the U.S. Navy with an innovative intelligence analysis system that fuses human intelligence with several other types of intelligence and video, dramatically reducing analyst workload and improving the targeting of threats on land and sea. The Phase I small […]

  • 18 March 2011

      The Department of the Navy announced that it is now in a position to support Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NGC) spin-off of its shipbuilding business.  The Navy finds Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) responsible for award of amphibious transport dock ship LPD 26 and guided missile destroyer DDG 113, both contracts currently under negotiation with […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin  held a successful critical design review for an electronic warfare system upgrade that will defend U.S. Navy surface combatants from evolving anti-ship missile threats. Under the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), the Navy is pursuing an evolutionary succession of enhancements to its AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare system currently installed on aircraft carriers, […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Navy’s new joint tactical communications satellite arrived at Alaska’s Kodiak Launch Complex, March 1 and is currently undergoing final preparations for its scheduled spring liftoff. Funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Tactical Microsatellite (TacSat)-4 is smaller in size, lower in cost and relatively quicker to launch than a traditional system. […]

  • 15 March 2011

      Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract from BAE Systems to upgrade the machinery control, alarm and surveillance (MCAS) systems on eight U.K. Royal Navy mine countermeasure vessels. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will supply new-generation systems to replace the ships’ existing MCAS. The systems will monitor more than 500 […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight March 1 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin . The Navy launched the unarmed missile from the submerged submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in the Pacific Ocean. This test marked the 135th consecutive successful test flight of the D5 […]

  • 10 March 2011

      CSC announced today that the U.S. Navy awarded the company a task order to provide engineering and program support for the DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer Program Office (PMS 500). The task order has a one-year base period and four one-year options, bringing the estimated total five-year value to $110 million. The Navy awarded […]

  • 10 March 2011

      General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded an $11.2 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy for the continued production of MK82 directors and MK200 director controllers for Aegis Combat System illuminators. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics. The MK 82 and MK 200 are critical […]

  • 10 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Juliet Marine Systems, Inc. announced today that they have developed and built a revolutionary marine platform called GHOST specifically designed to deal with international problems of piracy. International piracy has been consistently growing. In Somalia alone, pirates today hold 33 hijacked ships and 711 hostages, according to ICC IMB figures. Piracy is growing at about […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      After an exhaustive assessment, BAE Systems (Submarine Solutions) has chosen iXSea MARINS inertial navigation systems for HMS Audacious, the fourth boat in the UK Royal Navy’s Astute-class, nuclear-powered attack submarine construction programme. HMS Audacious will be equipped with two MARINS units. iXBlue will also supply a third unit for preliminary test work at BAE […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Industry news

      Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company , has earned a National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) 2010 award for its modeling and simulation support for U.S. Navy training. The NTSA Team Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation for Training recognizes Raytheon BBN’s interdisciplinary leadership of the development and […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Royal Navy amphibious landing ship HMS Bulwark has returned to the Royal Navy’s operational fleet and is ready for any tasking worldwide. The ship has emerged on time and budget from an 11-month upgrade and maintenance period by Babcock in its base port of HM Naval Base Devonport, Plymouth. The project team successfully […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Atlas Elektronik Group, a worldwide acting company for maritime defense electronics, has founded a subsidiary in North America. Atlas North America (Atlas NA) has been set up to establish a strong and reliable partnership with the US Navy and US authorities. As potential main contractor Atlas NA will provide Atlas products and solutions […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Industry news

      Bluefin Robotics, a leader in the design and manufacturing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), is being awarded a $30 million contract modification to exercise option III for the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Hull Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Localization Systems (HULS) production systems. The HULS production systems support Naval Forces in conducting hull, piers and pilings searches. […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      On Tuesday, China formally started the manufacturing of two state-of-the-art fast attack missile crafts for the Pakistan Navy. This aircraft are an addition to a couple of naval frigates which are being built for the strategic partner. The ceremony of the Fast Attack Craft FAC(M) of Pakistan Navy was held at Xinggang Shipyard. The […]