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  • 4 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded an Airbus-led group a contract for work on the French Navy’s fleet wide data network. In cooperation with Naval Group and Rohde & Schwarz, Airbus will maintain and adapt the existing IP network for the French naval forces. The intranet system is dubbed RIFAN 2 […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $240 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity design-build multiple award construction contract (IDIQ-MACC) for the construction of littoral combat ship training facilities. The first of five contracts, valued at at $24.7 million, was awarded to Archer Western Federal JV for the P427 Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Operational Trainer […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The UK defense ministry has awarded Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited a £235 million (US$309 m) contract to support nuclear propulsion systems on board the current fleet of Trafalgar, Vanguard and Astute class submarines until 2022. The deal will see the company provide the support, advice and material required to ensure the continued safety and availability of the […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on Thursday announced it is starting work on the Argentine Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV), thereby officially confirming the four-ship contract with the South American country. As outlined by the shipbuilder, the first patrol boat to be delivered will be the L’Adroit which Naval Group developed and built with its own […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Boeing a $43 million contract for the fabrication, test, and delivery of four Orca extra large unmanned undersea vehicles (XLUUVs) and associated support elements. Boeing’s proposal for the Orca XLUUV was based on its 15-meter Echo Voyager unmanned undersea vehicle. The other contender in the navy program was Lockheed Martin. […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government has signed an official contract with France’s Naval Group for the construction of 12 new submarines for the Royal Australian Navy. The contract signing on February 11 marks the conclusion of two years of negotiations after Australia selected the French shipbuilder over Japanese and German competitors in December 2016. Work on Australia’s […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has officially signed a contract with Irving Shipbuilding and the BAE Systems-Lockheed Martin team for the construction of Canada’s future surface combatants. The contract was signed on February 7 after the BAE Systems’ Type 26 Global Combat Ship design was selected in October 2018. Negotiations between the government and Irving Shipbuilder as […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK defense ministry has awarded defense contractor Babcock International a configuration management contract for the Royal Navy (RN) and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) surface ship fleet. Supported by Allan Webb Ltd, who will provide specialist data interrogation skills, Babcock will assume responsibility for the Surface Ship Definition Database (SSDD), a tool used for […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    CP Technologies (formerly known as Chassis Plans) announced it has been awarded a contract to modernize and update the mission control computers in the P3B Orion aircraft used by the Hellenic Navy and Air Force. The contract was awarded to CP Technologies last year and was prototyped in 12 weeks. CP Technologies now said it […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The French defense procurement agency “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) on January 30 signed a €1.7 billion contract for the procurement of four new Logistic Support Ships (LSS) for the French Navy as part of the country’s FLOTLOG (Flotte logistique) program. The contract signing comes three months after France joined the LSS program which is led […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy awarded Vigor Marine a contract worth up to $60 million with all options exercised to complete the drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA) of USS Coronado (LCS-4). Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard. Vigor will begin work on the USS Coronado (LCS 4) in March and run through November 2019. The […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has awarded communications systems manufacturer eMARINE Global a second contract for the delivery of its warship electronic chart display & information system (WECDIS) for new Republic of Korea Navy patrol ships. In 2018, eMARINE Global delivered on the first phase of this project, installing its innovative […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Industry news

    UK-based defense contractor Babcock International has opened a new office in Portsmouth in support of its five year Marine Systems Support Partner (MSSP) contract with the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD). Located close to the home of the Royal Navy’s surface fleet, the office opening coincided with MSSP’s first anniversary and highlights the collaboration across […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards announced it has awarded L3 MAPPS a contract for work on the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships (JSS). Based in Montreal, L3 MAPPS will provide the integrated platform management system (IPMS) for JSS. The IPMS will control and monitor platform machinery and systems on board JSS, including advanced functionality, […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Leidos a $36 million contract for work on the development of torpedo countermeasure technologies for submarine defense. The single award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a two-year base period of performance, three one-year option years, and a potential value of approximately $36 million, if all options are exercised. Leidos […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has received a $21 million contract from the US Department of Defense for support activities on the littoral combat ship (LCS) program. Austal will be the prime contractor for undertaking a dry docking of LCS 14 to carry out various support and sustainment activities. This award is particularly significant as it is […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has awarded unmanned systems developer Aquabotix another contract for work on its micro swarming unmanned surface vehicle (USV) project. The Australian-listed and Massachusetts-based unmanned vehicle company has received a total of US$70,000 to further develop its SwarmDiver concept. This initial development project will conclude with a testing and demonstration to various US […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) announced it has been awarded the Navy Cyber Mission Engineering Support contract by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract holds a shared ceiling of $898 million. It includes a five-year base ordering period, with one two-year option […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor BAE Systems announced it would be providing essential mission system support to the Royal Navy’s two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers as part of an updated integration services agreement. Through an addition to the Naval Combat Systems Integration Support Services (NCSISS) contract, BAE Systems will ensure both aircraft carriers are kept ready for […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced it has been awarded a follow on task order (TO) to provide training-related products and services in a variety of disciplines to the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), the Naval Force of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD), the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has received a contract for the renovation and repair of three KDX-I class destroyers. The shipbuilder also unveiled a contract for the construction of one LNG carrier for an unnamed Oceania company. The total value of the contracts is about USD 230 million, according to DSME. […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Vessels

    The Australian government has awarded a contract to BAE Systems Australia’s new subsidiary ASC Shipbuilding that provides the framework for the design and build of nine Hunter-class frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The country’s government and ASC Shipbuilding signed the contract after ASC Shipbuilding structurally separated from ASC Pty Ltd and was acquired today […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities

    UK’s Defence Equipment and Support agency has awarded Thales a £23 million contract to equip Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships with new V/UHF radios. As announced by the agency, the radios will be installed on 39 ships in total, including Type 23 frigates, survey and ice patrol vessels, minehunters and RFA supply ships and will be […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Austal USA a $40.3 million contract for the procurement of long lead-time materials for the construction of the fourteenth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship for the US Navy. Long lead-time materials for the additional vessel will include diesel engines, water jets and reduction gears. This contract follows a similar award […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract for phase II of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block II Infrared Search and Track (IRST) program for the US Navy. As explained by Lockheed Martin, the contract will see the company complete development, platform integration, flight test, and qualification of the IRST21 Block II sensor system. “We are continuing […]