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  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded VT Halter Marine a $9 million contract for further design engineering, procurement of long-lead time material and limited advanced production of the Oceanographic Survey Ship (T-AGS 67). The T-AGS 67 will be a follow-on ship to the T-AGS 60-class program which performed acoustical, biological, physical and geophysical surveys as part […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $382 million contract modification to manufacture and deliver eight MH-60R helicopters. The MH-60R Seahawk helicopter is used today by the US Navy as a primary platform for anti-submarine warfare in open ocean and littoral zones. Also known as the ‘Romeo’, the MH-60R combines the capabilities of the […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    After receiving a contract from Rohde and Schwarz Ltd to provide the twin integrated main communications masts for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates, STS Defence contracted Mainstay Marine to build, fabricate and outfit the integrated communications masts for the first three frigates in the class. STS Defence will provide two masts for each […]

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

    The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has contracted missile-maker MBDA to develop the next generation of the MICA missile. The Missile d’Interception et de Combat Aérien Nouvelle Génération program will develop the new air-to-air missile for the French Navy and Air Force. According to MBDA, deliveries are scheduled to begin in […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has awarded Kongsberg Digital a contract to deliver and support a suite of K-Sim Navigation ready ship’s bridge simulators. The contract will enable the Royal Australian to increase its training capacity and reduce costs associated with qualifying bridge watch keepers and other staff before going to sea. The simulators will be […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Sikorsky a $717 million performance-based contract for supply and logistics support for the entire fleet of US Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon and Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters. The scope of the performance-based logistics contract includes repairs, overhauls, spares, obsolescence mitigation and asset management services over four years. The expanded […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japan’s defense ministry has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to build the first two of a new class of multirole frigates for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), the shipbuilder announced on November 1. The new class of 3,900-ton ships is expected to comprise a total of four vessels. MHI did not reveal […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Propulsion and steering systems developer Schottel announced it has been contracted to deliver rudder propellers for the four four newly designed yard tugs for US Navy. The tugs will be built by Washington-based Dakota Creek Industries. Schottel will be providing its azimuth thrusters with the LEACON sealing system as well as the ProAnode which will […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has awarded Israeli unmanned systems specialist Elbit for unmanned aircraft system patrol services. As announced by the company, two-year contract has two single year option periods with a total value of €59 million (approximately $68 million) if all options are exercised. The contract will see Elbit Systems lease and operate […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Germany’s defense procurement agency BAAINBw has awarded Italian defense technology company Leonardo a contract to provide seven OTO 76/62 Super Rapid gun systems for the navy’s five new K130 corvettes. Leonardo says the contract also includes training and spare parts supply. The company also delivered gun systems for integration on the first batch of five corvettes. […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded a $39.6 million to ERAPSCO, an Ultra Electronics Holdings and Sparton Corporation joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the US Navy. The award is a GFY18 ERAPSCO Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract release for sonobuoy requirements under the company’s five year contract. ERAPSCO will provide production subcontracts in the […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman and L3 Technologies contracts worth $35.1 million to demonstrate existing technologies for the low-band frequency jammer, the second increment of the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program. The NGJ system will augment, and ultimately replace the EA-18G Growler aircraft’s aging ALQ-99 tactical jammer with advanced airborne electronic attack capabilities […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Authorities

    The UK defense ministry has awarded Thales UK a £93 million contract to upgrade the Royal Navy’s new Martlet missile which will be carried by Wildcat helicopters. The Martlet upgrade is part of a broader effort called Future Air Defence Availability Project which will see Thales UK in Belfast work to ensure the enhancements are ready […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Engineering services company Babcock International announced on Wednesday that its Marine Training business signed a 36-month contract extension with the Royal Navy. The company also noted that the maritime training business is expanding to a new facility in Hampshire. The recently awarded Future Training Unit (FTU) contract extension starts in October 2018 and will principally […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Austal USA a $57.8 million order to fund the procurement of long lead-time materials for the construction of the 13th 103-meter Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF). Long lead-time materials for the additional vessel will include diesel engines, water jets and reduction gears. Austal was awarded the initial contract to design and […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Thai Navy has contracted engineering and risk management consultancy company BMT a contract to support the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) new midget submarine program. From its offices in Bath, UK, BMT will recommend submarine-specific engineering management best practice to help the RTN minimize risk during the design phase. BMT’s UK defence businesses have […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Kongsberg Digital announced it has received a SGD21.2 million contract to deliver tactical boat handling and firing simulators to Singapore Coast Guard. Hailed by the company as a landmark contract, it will see Kongsberg Digital Maritime Simulation deliver four K-Sim Tactical Boat Handling and Firing Simulators by 2020 with a 10-year maintenance agreement to the […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK defense ministry announced it has awarded over £1 billion worth of contracts for the maintenance of Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships and the Royal Navy’s survey and hydrographic fleet over the next ten years. The deal covers 17 ships and will improve how spares, repairs and maintenance work are carried out. “This £1bn deal secures […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Office of Naval Research has contracted UK-based defense technology company QinetiQ to develop two separate systems for use in armored reconnaissance vehicles. Under the contract, Qinetiq will be responsible for developing its proprietary hub drive unit electric propulsion system and long travel suspension for use in armored reconnaissance vehicles. The Office of Naval Research […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government announced on October 4 the signing of an interim contract with BAE Systems Australia for the Royal Australian Navy’s Hunter-class frigate program. The Advanced Work Arrangement (AWA) will cover ongoing work on the $35 billion program, ahead of agreeing the head contract. Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne said the AWA is an […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia announced it has received a contract extension for the maintenance of four US Navy destroyers forward-deployed to the Spanish Navy base Rota. The original contract first entered into force in November 2013 and includes one-year extension options until November 2020. According to the shipbuilder, the contract is worth EUR57 million and will […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Southern African Shipyards has awarded subsea and offshore solution specialist Unique Group a contract to deliver dynamic positioning systems and navigational equipment for its hydrographic newbuilds. Through its Marine & Subsea division, Unique Group will be delivering the equipment for multiple – main and support vessels. Among the vessels to be fitted with the systems is […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan announced it has awarded Hawboldt Industries two contracts totaling CAD$8 million for work on Canada’s new Joint Support Ships (JSS). This is one of several contracts expected to be announced for Canadian suppliers supporting Seaspan’s work on naval supply ships under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). The contracts will see Hawboldt provide deck […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    SMIT Salvage, a Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) subsidiary, has received two five-year marine salvage contracts to serve as the exclusive marine salvage and engineering support contractor for the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). SMIT Salvage will provide the US Navy with marine salvage, salvage-related towing, ocean engineering and towage services in the event […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $97 million fixed-price contract to purchase long-lead materials for an 11th National Security Cutter (NSC). The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components for NSC 11, such as steel, the main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings. […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded two contracts totaling over $9 billion for the construction of Flight III configuration Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers. Awarded on September 27, the fiscal years (FY) 2018 – 2022 multiyear procurement (MYP) contracts will see General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) build four and six ships, respectively. GDBIW […]