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  • 13 February 2017

    The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has exercised contract options with BWXT Nuclear Operations Group for work on the naval nuclear reactor components production. This modification brought the value of the contract to $784 million. BWXT said new contracts valued at approximately $11 million were also awarded. Activity under these contracts is already underway. A variety of […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has completed the shipboard installation of the Cobra Judy Replacement program’s X- and S-band antennas onto the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM 25). These massive active phased-array antennas, each weighing more than 500,000 pounds, were installed onto the ship at Kiewit Offshore Services (KOS), Corpus Christi, Texas. “This is a significant chapter in […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Bechtel Plant Machinery a $303 million contract for naval nuclear propulsion components. Part of the engineering and construction giant Bechtel Corp, Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is responsible for providing design and manufacturing of nuclear power plant components for installation in submarines and aircraft carriers. According to the Bechtel, […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Naval Reactors Program awards approximately $34.5 million in contracts to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. The work funded by these contracts will support the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components for US Navy submarines and aircraft carriers. BWXT is the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for submarines and aircraft carriers. BWXT has been manufacturing […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) recently completed installation of the Cooperative Afloat Networks Enterprise Services (CANES) program.   Leveraging lessons learned from the first few ships in the fleet to receive the upgrade, Russell was the first ship to complete installation in only seven days. Previous installations required over a month. The CANES […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin has received another contract to continue the modernization program of Aegis hardware and software onboard US Navy vessels. In the next phase of integrating the Aegis Combat System on the US Navy’s fleet, Lockheed Martin has won a ten-year contract that will, with options, have the potential to be worth about $428 million. The […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Millennium Corporation, a veteran-owned provider of IT professional services and technical solutions, has been awarded a contract for comprehensive systems engineering and logistics support of bussines systems for the U.S. Navy Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240). The five-year contract provides services for Navy business and supports readiness challenges for sailors, the fleet, navy and department […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Industry news

    The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program was under a microscope last week after news of an electrical problem resulted in a brief loss of power for USS Freedom (LCS 1) over the weekend and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a critical, 72-page report today scrutinizing the cost of the program. However, top Navy leadership […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Seaspan Shipyards and Heddle Shipyards have entered into an exclusive teaming agreement for the Canadian Coast Guard’s future polar icebreaker, bringing Heddle and Ontario shipyards into the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).

  • 28 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    France is speeding up its helicopter program that will see one platform replace five legacy helicopters across the three branches of the country’s armed forces. In an announcement on May 27, French defense minister Florence Parly announced that the launch of the Joint Light Helicopter (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger; HIL) program had been brought forward to […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy is spreading the word about its energy and environmental programs as part of Fleet Week San Francisco, with exhibits aboard USS America (LHA 6), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and at Pier 39. The USS America (LHA 6), the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

      Test program of Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) R-30 Bulava has finished, reports RIA Novosti referring to President Dmitry Medvedev. The missile’s commissioning into Russian Navy will be considered in the nearest time. As was earlier reported, prospective Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines would join the Navy along with Bulava. Last test launch was […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The crew of USS Constitution will kick off their participation in the “Crews Into Shape” program from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass. March 4-31. Sponsored by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center and open to anyone employed by the DoD, Crews into Shape is a workplace-focused initiative that fosters teamwork with […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Drug Education For Youth (DEFY) program, geared toward keeping kids drug free and teaching them various life skills, begins this summer Navy leaders said, May 7. The Drug Education For Youth (DEFY) program is a year-long, two-phased substance abuse prevention and comprehensive life skills program designed for 9-12 year olds. DEFY begins with a […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Canadian government has confirmed that the Canadian Surface Combatant program is not at “very high risk”. Reacting to media reports about the CSC program being in trouble, the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces released a statement repudiating such claims. The statement underscores that the project is currently in the definition phase. This phase includes examining […]

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

    The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics.   Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    During their transit to the Middle East in November and December 2014, the crew of HMAS Success assisted the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) with their global Argo program. This project aims to gather up ocean data using robotic floats. Success supported this venture by deploying 8 Argo floats at specified drop points […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) has become the first small ships to be approved for the Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Specialist (EIDWS) program, Oct. 21. Sailors from various Information Dominance Corps (IDC) ratings and from the electronics technician (ET) rating aboard New Orleans now have the opportunity to earn their […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The president of the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) rolled out major changes to the frequency and grading method of the INSURV program effective Jan. 1. Rear Adm. Robert Wray, INSURV president, said changes to the frequency of the inspections and the grading system were implemented to improve the readiness of Navy ships and […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian submarine and warship builder ASC has announced the launch of a digital transformation program which will help apply new technology and innovation to the state-owned shipbuilder’s defense programs. ASC expect the transformation program to have flow-on effects for Australian and overseas suppliers to its Collins Class sustainment and warship construction programs. ASC Chief Executive Officer […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Navy’s Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Program successfully completed a Hardware Delta Preliminary Design Review (PDR) in conjunction with the prime contractor, Raytheon, in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, May 21.   The Hardware Delta PDR was the first major design review on this contract. Completed on schedule, this “delta” review was focused on design updates […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Rizzo Reform program has taken another step forward with a major workshop held in Sydney on ways to improve culture, practices, and processes in ship repair and maintenance. The workshop at Fleet Base East, focused particularly on progress on the waterfront, from both the Navy and DMO perspectives. The day finished with a workshop […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Continental Maritime of San Diego a $37.7 million contract for maintenance work on the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65). Under the contract, Continental Maritime will perform a Special Selected Restricted Availability (SSRA) on the cruiser providing depot-level maintenance, alterations and modifications. USS Chosin completed a homeport change in March this […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Education equates to national security, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus told members of the Mississippi Legislature on Thursday… by Bobby Harrison (nems360) [mappress] Source: nems360, March 25, 2011;

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Career-minded line and Supply Corps officers interested in developing language skills and regional cultural knowledge are encouraged to apply for the Olmsted Scholar Program, announced in Naval Administrative message (NAVADMIN) 111/12, March 30. The Olmsted program is a unique scholarship opportunity offering two years of graduate study using a foreign language while providing overseas cultural […]

  • 5 March 2015

    Computer Sciences Corp is being awarded an $8,3 million modification to previously awarded contract to exercise an option for professional services in support of the Littoral Combat Ship program. This contract is for professional support services in the areas of test and evaluation, lifecycle engineering and support, logistics and operational readiness, program management, business and […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Students from Rosebud, Dromana and Padua Secondary Colleges in the South Eastern suburbs of Victoria visited HMAS Cerberus for an inside look at the Royal Australian Navy’s largest training establishment. Students from around Melbourne have been visiting HMAS Cerberus for six years under the ‘Naval Gazing’ program, designed to offer secondary and tertiary students the […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation, one of the Bechtel group of companies, has been awarded contract extensions projected to be valued at approximately $13 billion by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Navy to continue providing management and operations services at the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories. Under the two 5-year extensions, carried […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Navy formalized key ship specifications for both the United States’ Ohio Replacement and United Kingdom’s Successor Programs in a document signed Aug. 31 at the Washington Navy Yard. Rear Adm. Thomas J. Eccles, chief engineer and deputy commander Naval Systems Engineering Directorate, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Capt. William J. Brougham, Ohio Replacement […]