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

    Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force’s rescue mission.   The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

    Turkey on Tuesday announced that its first domestically produced warship, the Heybeliada, is operational in a ceremony held at the İstanbul… (todayszaman) [mappress] Source: todayszaman, September 28, 2011

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Saturday that Turkey would produce its own aircraft carrier “soon”. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Istanbul Naval Shipyard, Erdogan commented that Turkey would face no obstacles in constructing an aircraft carrier domestically as the nation’s defense industry has grown more and more independent from foreign technology and imports. The president […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $26.2 million contract for the production of MK46 Modification (Mod) 2 Gun Weapon Systems (GWS) for use on Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), and Zumwalt-class (DDG-1000) ships. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The MK46 30mm Naval […]

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

    Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $59,1 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for the production of MK54 Mod 0 Lightweight Torpedo (LWT) Kits, and related engineering and repair services for upgrade of U.S. Navy LWT.   Although the MK54 Mod 0 LWT is primarily intended as […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), announced that they will produce a variation of the Knifefish UUV for the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). Knifefish is a specialized Bluefin-21 UUV that is being developed for the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV) program for which Bluefin is under subcontract to […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Industry news

      Russian Navy refused to continue financing of deep-sea diving system being designed by Lazurit bureau (Nizhniy Novgorod) for new-generation Project 21300 rescue ship, told an informed source to Central Navy Portal. As for defense ministry, the reason of refusal is “groundlessly” overrated cost of the system and uncertainty in readiness time. According to information […]

  • 9 May 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Turkey’s defense industry undersecretary said on Saturday that Turkey was capable enough to produce its own aircraft carrier thanks to its r… (worldbulletin) [mappress] Source: Worldbulletin , May 9, 2011;

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A successful partnership between Hydroid Inc. and Kongsberg GeoAcoustics has produced the first high-definition images of two WWII U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that lie off the coast of South Devon, UK.   The vessels were sunk on April 28, 1944 by German torpedo boats that interrupted the Exercise Tiger training mission, which took place […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Equipment & technology

    Willard Marine, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of mission-proven boats, has received an order to produce a 33-foot, fiberglass harbor patrol boat for the Oceanside Police Department in California based on the iconic “Crystaliner” boat design. The order from Oceanside Police Department marks the first Crystaliner to be purchased from Willard Marine since […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Industry news

      The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon Company​  a contract valued up to $83 million to produce LAU-116B/A missile launchers. The contract includes a $7.3 million firm-fixed-price delivery order for production through December 2013 and includes two one-year options. The launchers are used on Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. They provide […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been granted the first U.S. patent for a method to simultaneously extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen from seawater. According to the U.S. Navy agency, this single process provides all the raw materials necessary for the production of synthetic liquid hydrocarbon fuels. Researchers from the U.S. Naval Reserve, the Office of […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman to produce the next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopter using the Bell 407 airframe. The new variant provides greater range, endurance and payload capacity to ship commander’s intelligence-gathering efforts. According to a U.S. Department of Defense news release on contract awards released April 23, the company will produce […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    JSC Votkinsky Zavod has been massively producing submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) Bulava for the fourth year now… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 01, 2012

  • 28 February 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems plans to use 3D printers increasingly in manufacturing submarine parts. As informed, the corresponding quality and safety approvals have already been granted. Through the acquisition of the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing (in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhein-Westphalia), the required technology and expertise will now come to […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered its 100th AN/ASQ-242 communications, navigation and identification (CNI) system to Lockheed Martin Corp. for integration into the F-35 Lightning II. “The CNI system is a critical part of the F-35 mission systems suite, and we’re proud of the excellent performance of the AN/ASQ-242 in flight tests and ongoing pilot and […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.5 million contract to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). The contract includes a base year order with options for four additional years. Under the contract, which extends ELGTR production into late 2019, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs and refurbish reusable shipping containers. “ELGTR provides the training […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Industry news

    Eleven Russian defense-oriented companies fell into the list of the world’s 100 largest arms producers published by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). In total, they sell armaments for $411.1 bln in 2010; Russia’s portion was $18.6 bln. In 2009, nine Russian companies entered the SIPRI rating. The world’s top 20 arms producers 2010 included […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The first Arctic Stars to be worn by veterans of bitter convoys to Russia have been produced by experts at the Royal Mint. Just hours after the Government announced that Royal Navy and merchant sailors, airmen and soldiers who survived the four-year campaign could apply for the medals, the first Arctic Stars have been made. […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., in Huntsville, Ala., received approval from the U.S. Navy to move into Full Rate Production (FRP) Phase on the Littoral Battlespace Sensing-Glider (LBS-G) Program. This is the first ocean glider FRP decision ever made in the history of the Navy. Teledyne Brown […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors attended Michael Bay’s “The Last Ship” premiere at the Newseum, June 4.   The cast and producers of the show invited Sailors to join them for the premiere screening two-and-a-half weeks before the scheduled TNT airing. Capt. Brian Quin, executive officer of USS Essex (LHD 2), served as the Navy surface warfare expert for […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Training & Education

    First batch-produced helicopters Ka-52K for Mistral-class amphibious assault ships will roll off production line in 2013… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 31, 2012; Image: Function

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Rolls-Royce has secured contracts with the US Navy for ship engines, propulsion components and services valued at up to $115.6 million.

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    American-based technology company Boeing has delivered a fuel cell energy storage system to the U.S. Navy for testing after it spent 16 months on its development. The Navy will now test the cell to determine its ability to support the energy needs of military and commercial customers. According to Boeing, the system uses ‘first of a kind’ technology […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Industry news

      Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced that his ministry will equip the Iranian Army’s naval force with newly …   (farsnews) [mappress] Source: farsnews, November 23, 2011; Image: matzav

  • 13 March 2012
    Authorities

    Norwegian State Secretary for the Ministry of Defence Roger Ingebrigsten met with Northrop Grumman Corporation executives Feb. 29 in Palmdale, Calif., where Northrop Grumman produces the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter center fuselage. As part of his visit to the United States for an update on the F-35 program, Ingebrigsten was accompanied by members of the […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Research & Development

    Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea. In Fiscal Year 2011, the U.S. Navy Military Sea Lift Command, the primary supplier of fuel and oil to the U.S. Navy fleet, delivered nearly 600 million […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a contract to manufacture additional MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/tailcone sections. The contract has a 27-month base period of performance from award to final acceptance and includes options for the procurement of spares, production support material, engineering services, test equipment […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company have completed the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) critical design review. The outcome confirms Raytheon’s design and technologies as mature, producible and low risk; on track to meet all radar performance requirements, on schedule and within cost. The CDR assessed all technical aspects of the program, from […]