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  • 20 January 2021
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Thales has been selected to supply NS50 radars for next-generation mine countermeasures vessels (MCMV) ordered by the navies of Belgium and the Netherlands.

  • 18 December 2020

    BAE Systems Maritime Australia cut steel this morning to officially launch the Hunter program’s prototyping phase, Australia’s biggest surface shipbuilding project. During prototyping, five representative ship blocks will be manufactured and assembled using Australian steel. The systems, processes, facilities and workforce competencies will be established and tested, providing a solid operational foundation before construction starts […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Kership, a subsidiary of the shipyards Naval Group and Piriou, has selected ENGIE Solutions to carry out the studies and installation of all the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems and cold rooms on six minesweepers for the Royal Belgian Navy and six units for the Dutch Navy.

  • 28 July 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems has awarded a further five contracts to suppliers worth more than £100m, as progress on the Royal Navy Type 26 frigate programme continues apace at the company’s shipyards in Glasgow.

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Halter Marine Inc., a company of ST Engineering North America, has been received a contract from the US Navy for industrial studies for the auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship (T-AGOS(X)) program.

  • 7 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics has been reconfirmed as a supplier of new sonar systems for the Royal Danish Navy.

  • 3 July 2020

    Amid the coronavirus crisis, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams representing the Naval Group-ECA Group consortium.

  • 20 February 2020
    Industry news

    Last week, ground was broken on a new expansion to Rolls-Royce’s Centre of Excellence for Naval Handling equipment in Peterborough, Ontario. The company welcomed Minister Maryam Monsef, MP for Peterborough-Kawartha, Dave Smith, Member of the Provincial Parliament, and Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien to break ground on the new facility. “We are pleased to welcome Minister […]

  • 18 February 2020

    Classification society ABS has announced a pilot program with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to deliver the ABS Digital Asset Framework for the RCN’s maritime coastal defense vessels. As explained, the ABS Digital Asset Framework forms the foundation of a broader Conditioned-Based Class program that transforms ship classification […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Industry news

    The Netherlands-based company Royal IHC and trade unions FNV, CNV, RMU and De Unie have signed a covenant within the framework of the program for the replacement of the Dutch Walrus class submarines. A year ago, Royal IHC and France’s defense contractor Naval Group joined forces in a bid to secure a contract for […]

  • 16 December 2019

    The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MOD) has selected Naval Group, Saab Kockums and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the next bidding phase in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s submarine replacement program. On December 13, 2019, the Netherlands MOD announced that the three consortia are invited to enter the next stage of the EUR 2.5 billion (USD 2.8 […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has been forced to adjust the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) detail design and construction contract with Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) after the shipbuilder’s facilities were damaged when Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm, made landfall in Panama City on October 10, 2018. The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security made the decision […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Hué City (CG 66) is the seventh cruiser to start the modernization program.

  • 2 October 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Navy’s office for unmanned and small combatants has started the next phase of the Ghost Fleet Overlord program which is designed to help the navy better decide which unmanned assets to acquire. As disclosed, the Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) announced October 1 that it has awarded contract modifications […]

  • 17 September 2019

    Massachusetts-based Hydroid Inc has received a $52.3 million contract modification to increase the ceiling for production support for the MK 18 family of unmanned underwater vehicle systems. The latest modification brings the cumulative value of this contract, if all options are exercised, to $100.1 million. Hydroid, a Kongsberg subsidiary, is delivering the REMUS 100 and […]

  • 4 July 2019

    The Romanian authorities have selected French Naval Group and its Romanian partner Santierul Naval Constanta (SNC) for the program to build four new Gowind multi-mission corvettes. In addition, Naval Group and SNC will modernize the T22 frigates and create a maintenance center and a training center. The ships will be built in Romania under a […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Montreal-based CAE announced it has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to begin work on the design phase of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship program. During the design phase over the next several years, CAE will support combat systems training needs analysis and training media analysis that will contribute to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    A joint French and British program to develop a new generation of anti-ship missiles has passed the “key review” phase, French missile maker MBDA has announced. The review was completed two years into the FC/ASW (future cruise/anti-ship weapon) concept phase, and was carried out jointly by the UK’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) and France’s […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    China’s ministry of foreign affairs has voiced its opposition to foreign countries supporting the development of Taiwan’s indigenous submarine program. Speaking at a press conference on January 14, foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China “firmly opposes arms sales to Taiwan by any country and military links in any form between any country and Taiwan.” “We […]

  • 13 December 2018

    The UK and France have every interest in successfully completing the future cruise/anti-ship weapon (FC/ASW) program, the House of Commons Defence Committee and the Assemblée nationale’s Standing Committee on National Defence and the Armed Forces said in a joint report. The report marks the culmination of the first joint inquiry between a House of Commons […]

  • 8 November 2018

    Australian submarine specialist ASC has secured an agreement with French submarine electric motor manufacturer Jeumont Electric to collaborate on motors in Australia for both the Collins Class and Future Submarine programs. Under the long-term collaboration agreement, the duo will exploit synergies in the delivery of services supporting the ongoing sustainment and upgrade of the Collins Class […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Industry news

    Swedish defense contractor Saab has into an agreement with Australian submarine specialist ASC for the provision of a range of services which include engineering services for the A26 submarine program. Saab is building two A26 submarines for the Royal Swedish Navy and is offering three export variants of the A26 design on the international market. […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US polar icebreaking program needs to address risks before committing resources, the country’s Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in its recent report. The US Coast Guard (USCG) and Navy are planning to invest up to $9.8 billion to build and maintain three heavy polar icebreakers to conduct missions in the Antarctic and Arctic. The contract […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    After halting a competition for the construction of five Type 31 frigates late July, the UK defense ministry has now relaunched the process. The program was halted on July 24 due to what the defense ministry identified as inadequate competition prior to awarding competitive design phase (CDP) contracts. On August 14, the UK MOD issued […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The UK defense ministry’s project of acquiring “low-cost” Type 31 frigates has been brought to a halt due to what the Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) office described as a lack of “compliant bids”. The process is now being streamlined, according to a IHS Jane’s report, and will be restarted in hopes of attracting more […]