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  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two BMT Defense Services chiefs recently expressed their views on the fleet support vessels delivered to the world’s navies and on the potential for future vessels to be less single-role specific and more multi-role in their functionality. Looking into the future, Andy Kimber, chief naval architect for surface ship design and Rob Steel, head of business […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A new Polar Logistics Vessel being built for Terre Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (TAAF) and the French Polar Institute (IPEV), and which will be operated by the French Navy, is scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2017. The 72-metre polar logistics and patrol icebreaker vessel will carry out its first supply mission […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Authorities

     On 1 July 2013, Vice Admiral Jaywant Korde took over as the Chief of Logistics of the Indian Navy on promotion to the rank of Vice Admiral. He took over charge on retirement of Vice Admiral Paras Nath. Commissioned on 01 Jul 78, the Flag officer has held numerous challenging appointments onboard ships and establishments […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of Supply Chain and Logistics Management students and professionals attending the biennial Smart Conference and Expo, recently braved the winter rain to participate in a site visit to Fleet Base East and to HMAS Ballarat. As the Smart Conference aimed to immerse delegates in the latest information and knowledge on supply chain and logistics […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The Adm. Stanley R. Arthur Awards for Logistics Excellence were presented to Department of the Navy logistical employees during a ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 7. The awards were established in 1997, to recognize individuals and specially-formed logistics teams each year, that best personify logistics professionalism and distinction. “The […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Missile Systems a $45.39 million contract to provide logistics support for the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System. Under the latest contract, Raytheon is to manage the systems by furnishing repaired and new units for 1041 line items under prescribed performance metrics in response to Fleet requisitions. The delivery order includes an 18-month performance period while work […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. and UK defense representatives signed an agreement on closer P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft cooperation on January 25. The declaration, signed between UK’s Minister for Defense Procurement Harriett Baldwin and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, will see the two countries sharing logistics and support bases, particularly in Europe. This optimized use of P-8A aircraft is aimed at increasing […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy is working in parthership with the University of New England to help train its supply officers into using Defence logisitics systems and processes more effectively. The university’s education and training company, UNE Partnerships, has been contracted to modernise and improve training within the Maritime Logistics Branch. The company’s representatives recently visited Fleet Base East and […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Twelve logistics specialist interns from Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) came aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Aug. 16 to join the ship’s crew for a week as the ship got underway.   The Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) interns — who work at various NAVAIR locations providing equipment and other logistics […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Equipment & technology

    Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS), a subsidiary of BHB, received a contract from the Ministry of Defence Malaysia related to Royal Malaysian Navy’s 17th Patrol Vessel Squadron. The contract is for the supply and delivery of spares, maintenance, Integrated Logistic Support and training for a contract period of three years. Valued at RM96.3 million, approximately $26 million, the […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced February 9 that it has started construction works on the Italian Navy’s logistic support ship which will be built under the Navy’s fleet renewal plan. The steel cutting ceremony of the ships stern section was held yesterday at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso, Genoa, Italy. In the coming months, the 86-meter, 7.000-ton section will […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Equipment & technology

    U.S. based Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Land and Maritime Supply Center recently acknowledged Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Post Production Support Center (PPSC) in St. Augustine, Fla., with a Recognition for Excellence Gold Award at a Nov. 15 ceremony. The DLA Land and Maritime Supply Center recognizes contractors and suppliers on an annual basis, with this year’s […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Spanish Combat Support Ship ESPS Cantabria deployed to Australia since February, is currently in the Coral Sea participating in Exercise TALISMAN SABER 13 providing logistic support to United States Navy and Royal Australian Navy ships. One key element for the successful conduct of military operations and exercises at and from the sea is a […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Anchorage (LPD 23) visited Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Nov. 6. The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship was in port for logistic support including 150,000 gallons of fuel. “We’re here to support ships any way we can,” said Chief Boatswain’s Mate Bernard Hall, Port Services leading chief petty officer. “Any day […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities

    The Indian Navy announced it has successfully tested the Sahayak air-droppable containers, deploying them from IL-38 aircraft off Goa in the Arabian Sea on January 8, 2019. Sahayak Containers will enhance the operational logistics capability of the navy, allowing it to supply spares and stores to ships which are deployed more than 2000 kilometers from […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian defense industry minister has announced a request for information inviting companies to have their say on how marine support services should be delivered in the future. The RFI was issued for the Defence Marine Support Services (DMSS) program which includes services such as tugs for port movements, harbor refueling, transport services between ships, […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russian Navy’s new Project 23120 logistic support vessel ‘Elbrus’ has completed acceptance trials and was delivered to the navy’s auxiliary fleet. Elbrus was subsequently commissioned into the Northern Fleet in a ceremony held on April 4, according to the shipbuilder. Elbrus will be followed by a second vessel in the class which is already under […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Industry news

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) is looking for a contractor to provide sonar equipment for a period of 48 months from the date of the contract award. The framework agreement includes non-exclusive purchase of equipment, support and training needed for navigation sonars. Today Danish Navy vessels sail as patrol vessels in Greenland territorial […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Industry news

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today it won an order to build a 23,000 ton class logistics support vessel for New Zealand Defence Force’s Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) project. HHI was selected as a preferred bidder in December 2015. HHI will deliver the logistics support vessel to New Zealand by the end of 2019. Under […]

  • 29 April 2011

      The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization has signed a contract with Terma for the delivery of radar systems for the Danish Navy’s three new frigates of the IVER HUITFELDT class, which are expected to enter operational service in 2013. The radar is intended for surveillance and rescue assignments and helicopter guidance. The first […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    Having conducted an open online auction for three logistic support ships for Russian Navy in the summer of 2012, Russian defense… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 14, 2012; Image: Navy

  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The lead ship of the Russian Navy’s Project 23120 logistic support vessels is conducting flight tests and is expected to be delivered to the Russian defense ministry by November this year. Elbrus, as the lead ship is named, is currently performing interoperability tests with KA-27 and KA-29 helicopters, carrying out lifting operations with different types […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing her anti-ship missile defense upgrade that saw her stripped of all her inventory, Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba had a significant logistics challenge to tackle. The frigate is currently performing sea trials after being re-supplied with everything from hardware and machinery to beds and kitchen cutlery utilising the latest inventory management systems. […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Italian Navy’s LSS logistic support ship Vulcano was launched in a June 22 ceremony at Fincantieri’s Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony was attended by Italian Minister of Defence, Elisabetta Trenta, the Chief of Defense, General Claudio Graziano, and the Chief of the Navy, Admiral Valter Girardelli. Work on the ship started in February, 2016, […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    CACI International Inc has been selected as a prime contractor to provide logistics support to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) on the Worldwide Logistics Services (WLS) contract.   This five-year (one base plus four option years) multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a ceiling value of $37 million and represents continuing work […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Equipment & technology

    M7 Aerospace LLC, San Antonio, Texas, is being awarded a $13,3 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery requirements contract to exercise an option for logistics support for 12 Navy/Marine Corps UC-35 aircraft and seven Navy C-26 aircraft located at nine global locations. Services to be provided include organizational and depot level maintenance, parts, support equipment maintenance, […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Qinetiq Australia has been awarded a five-year contract for the supply of engineering and logistics services to the Royal Australian Navy. Announcing the contract, Australian defense industry minister Pyne said the agreement would create 7 additional jobs in Sydney at the Royal Australian Navy’s Mine Warfare Maintenance Facility at HMAS Waterhen. “This contract ensures the […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) – Port Hueneme Division (PHD) awarded a $35.4 million contract to Engility Holdings, Inc. to continue providing radar engineering, software support and logistics services. The award is a follow on to a contract originally won by TASC, which was acquired by Engility in February 2015. Work on this contract, which […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced it was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Medical Logistics Command to provide research and development (R&D) services in support of the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL). The single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value […]