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  • 2 October 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Cohort, the independent technology group, has acquired J+S Limited, an independent systems and in-service support provider for the defence and offshore energy markets, from its shareholders for a cash consideration of £12 million. What were the reasons for the acquisition? The acquisition of J+S is in line with the Group’s stated strategy to accelerate its growth […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Indian Navy will receive a new stealth destroyer, INS Kochi, which will be commissioned this month by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. The Kolkata-class guided missile destroyer was built by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). According to The Economic Times, INS Kochi is the second of three domestically built Kolkata-class destroyers. First ship of the class, INS Kolkata […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Richmond and her sister HMS Westminster have been charging around the fjords of Norway as the submarine commanders of tomorrow were tested to the limit. The two frigates joined some 20 NATO warships and aircraft trying to hunt down two submarines carrying students on the world-famous international Submarine Command Course. This is what it […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Fremantle-class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy HMAS Townsville was moved under tow from Ross Creek to Cairns for refurbishment works which will be performed by Port of Townsville Limited (POTL). The vessel arrived in Cairns on December 2 and was lifted into dry dock for the first stage of renovations. In a joint […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Industry news

      Setting the ball rolling for creation new generation vessels, Hon’ble Raksha Mantra Shri A K Antony will formally commission the 1st and 2nd phases of Goa Shipyard’s Infrastructural Modernisation Project Ltd (GSL) on 21 May 2011 at GSL. The Commissioning of the 1st and 2nd phases of GSL’s ambitious Infrastructural Modernisation project at a […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Industry news

    Thales Alenia Space announced on June 9 the completion of the acquisition of the space activities of Systems Engineering & Assessment Limited (SEA), part of Cohort plc.   This acquisition will reinforce the perimeter of its new subsidiary Thales Alenia Space UK and will boost its growth in systems engineering and research & technology (R&T). […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Industry news

    STX OSV Holdings Limited (“STX OSV”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the construction of one Research Vessel for the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (“NDLO”). The contract value is approximately NOK 1.2 billion (about UDD 205.08 […]

  • 23 January 2020

    Chittagong Dry Dock Limited (CDDL) has received a contract to build six new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the Bangladesh Navy. The construction of the new ships is part of the long-term modernization program of the Bangladesh Armed Forces. According to CDDL, the OPVs will be built at a local shipyard in joint collaboration with […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s newest navigators were put through their paces last week as they guided HMS St Albans safely through the rock-strewn waters of the Channel Islands. The Type 23 frigate, which returned to PortsmouthFriday, provided the ideal platform, and the waters around Guernsey and Jersey, the perfect setting for the new navigators. Following shore-based […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    In order to meet the near-term critical manning needs of the Fleet, the Navy will curtail shore duty for select Sailors that have the required skills needed at sea, Navy officials announced in NAVADMIN 227/12, released July 26. This Limited Directed Detailing initiative is part of the Navy’s coordinated effort to aggressively address gaps at […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian defense ministry has awarded Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited a contract to design, construct and supply four survey vessels for the Indian Navy. A request for proposals was issued to GRSE, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL), Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and two private shipyards by the Indian Navy […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Industry news

      The News reported that Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited aims to get back on its feet with scores of new projects including a fir… (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, May 5, 2011;

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    India’s Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) has selected Turkey’s Anadolu Shipyard to support the construction of five 45,000-ton fleet support ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy. Part of the TAIS industrial group, Anadolu Shipyard will provide the ship design, supply key machinery equipment (KME), and provide technical assistance. The Indian Navy FSS project has an estimated […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation , received a $181 million contract from the U.S. Army for AH-64D Apache Block III LONGBOW systems. The contract includes the first international purchase of the Block III LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) by Taiwan, which will receive 15 Block […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, has been awarded a five year contract by Public Works and Government Services Canada for operations and maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The contract also includes two options totaling an additional five years.   Raytheon Canada Limited is contracted to provide operations and maintenance […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Indian Ministry of Defence has awarded Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited a contract to design 14 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. According to the company, the contract is worth Rs. 916 crore (approx. $141.5 million). Fast patrol vessels are medium range, high speed vessels used for patrol within exclusive economic zone, coastal patrol, anti-smuggling, anti-piracy […]

  • 16 July 2014

    While the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter has returned to limited flying, it will not be appearing at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said during a Pentagon news conference July 15.   The F-35 fleet was grounded July 3 in the wake of […]

  • 22 October 2018

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has hosted first of class trials (FOCT) for the army’s ARH Tiger helicopter. A team from the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU) spent the last seven weeks embarked in HMAS Canberra evaluating the helicopters operational limits. FOCFT is a critical process in enabling helicopters to operate to […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Industry news

    An Indian Naval officer was killed, and another injured at Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Ltd, the Indo Asian News Service (IANS) reported citing local officials.   The officers are said to had inhaled carbon dioxide gas, which leaked from one of containers during repair works on INS Kolkata destroyer at the shipyard. The INS Kolkata class […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Industry news

    The first of the New 105 meter class of Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel to be commissioned  “INS SARYU”, indigenously designed in-house and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd was handed over to the Indian Navy on 21 December 2012 in a simple ceremony in Goa by RAdm (Retd) Vineet Bakhshi, Chairman & Managing Director, Goa Shipyard […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Shortly after arriving in Sydney from Vietnam, the Royal Australian Navy’s new aviation training vessel MV Sycamore hosted its first aircraft for flight trials. The Australian Navy’s future training helicopter EC-135 carried out first of class flight trials from MV Sycamore off the eastern seaboard. The trials are an important step in developing the safe limits for operations of a […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Australian Government has awarded an in-service support contract to maintain the Bay-Class Landing Ship Dock, HMAS Choules, over the next two years. The maintenance contract awarded to Atlantic & Peninsula Australia Pty Ltd (A&P Australia) is a fixed-price performance-based commercial arrangement. The contact has an initial value of $60.6 million and will see the […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy launched the second Scorpene-class submarine during a ceremony held at Mazagon Dock Shipyard Limited on January 12. The launching ceremony of INS Khanderi was attended by India’s defense minister and navy and shipyard officials. According to the Indian Navy, the submarine is expected to be delivered by the year end. INS Kalvari, the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE Marine on February 20 announced it has been selected to deliver gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. The contract was awarded to GE by India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). Each P17A frigate will be […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The CH-47F Chinook aircraft are now cleared for take-off from Australian Navy’s landing helicopter docks as the heavy lift helicopter has completed class trials onboard HMAS Adelaide. One of two LHD ships in the Australian Navy, HMAS Adelaide embarked the helicopter in early August to assess all aspects of the ship, aircraft and equipment interface to develop […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Industry news

    INS Vikrant, India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) has hit the waters today at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Cochin, Kerala state. The launching of the 37, 500-tonne warship, will be followed by additional outfitting works which are expected to be completed by June 2014. Subsequently, the aircraft carrier will proceed for extensive sea trials […]

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

    Airworthiness authorities for the Navy and the Air Force approved the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter fleet to resume limited flight, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said July 14.   Kirby said this is a limited flight clearance that includes an engine inspection regimen and and restricted flights that will remain […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy announced changes to its High Year Tenure (HYT) policy in NAVADMIN 223/14, released Sept. 26.   “High Year Tenure is a management tool used to properly size and shape the Navy’s Total Force,” said Capt. William Kronzer, branch head, Enlisted Personnel Plans and Policy. “In 2012, we merged active and drilling reserve […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dockyards Limited has delivered the first Scorpene diesel-electric submarine to the Indian Navy. Named Kalvari, the submarine is India’s first new-build conventional submarine in 20 years. Designed by French company Naval Group, the class of six Scorpene submarines is being built by Mazagon Dockyards Limited under a transfer of technology agreement. Kalvari […]