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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fifteen more Recruits from Australian Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program graduated on 9 July. The ceremony recognising the increasing links between Navy and Indigenous cultures was held at HMAS Cairns. The Defence Indigenous Development Program was established in 2010. It has proven to be a very positive program that has significantly increased recruitment from Indigenous Australia, […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Serbian Maritime Protection Team, which is currently deployed in the Indian Ocean as part of Operation Atalanta, is continuing its protection of World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, MSM Douro, from a potential pirate attack. The highly-trained and specialized Serbian contingent, which will be embarked in MV Douro until August, is ensuring that much-needed food […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities

    BAE Systems submitted a bid for U.S. Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 program. The company’s solution, built from the ground up to be a truly amphibious vehicle, would provide a significant benefit to the Marine Corps’ current and future needs. BAE Systems is teamed with IVECO Defence, which brings additional proven experience having designed […]

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

    The Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) program, AN/SPY-6(V), successfully completed its System Critical Design Review (CDR) April 29 the US Navy reported May 15. The review assessed the complete radar system design baseline including its readiness for incorporation into Flight III of the Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class guided-missile destroyer. The CDR assessed system […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    NAVAIR developmental program participants, based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, embarked aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to experience four “days in the life” of a Sailor, March 26. Twelve interns from four developmental programs — the Naval Acquisition Developmental Program, Engineer and Scientist Development Program, Journey Leadership Development Program and NAVAIR Leadership […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and technical services in support of the Navy Modernization Program. AMSEC LLC was one of several contractors awarded a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The estimated ceiling amount of AMSEC’s contract is $83 million. Contract funds will be […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The UK’s submarine industry will benefit from £285 million of investment to continue design work for the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. The release of funding for the design work is within the existing Successor programme’s £3.3 billion Assessment Phase. The funding forms part of the MoD’s commitment to spending £163 billion […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Friday, February 20, the Australian Government announced the acquisition strategy for the Future Submarine Program which sets out further details of the competitive evaluation process that will be undertaken by the Department of Defence. Submarines are an essential component of Australia’s naval capability and the Government will ensure that the future submarine provides the best […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Anaren, Inc. announced that it has delivered its first production units of a passive beamforming network to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems in support of the U.S. Navy’s next-generation Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR). The delivery of this hardware is a key milestone in the initial Engineering and Manufacturing Development (E&MD) contract. Raytheon awarded the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    North Atlantic Industries (NAI) was awarded a contract for the delivery of advanced, rugged intelligent I/O and communications subsystem for Data Acquisition and Control solutions for the U.S. Navy’s Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) Program. The SSC is the successor to the Navy’s extremely versatile Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicle, which is nearing its expected service […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka is expanding volunteer opportunities for the local Yokosuka community by starting a new Medical Assistant Program in collaboration with the Red Cross. The Medical Assistant Program is a 10-week volunteer program that kicked off on Monday with 8 volunteers rotating in clinics throughout the hospital once they complete an initial […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Training & Education

    It’s said that a ship is only as strong as its crew: skills, experience and proficiency are critical for all ranks and sea trades and for the operational excellence of a navy as a whole. When the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) was anticipating limited at-sea experience for some sailors as the Halifax-class Modernization (HCM) program […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) was recognized, along with three other organizations, as the winner of the 2014 Best Workforce Development Program in the U.S. Government award, Dec. 1. The eighth-annual award was sponsored by the Human Capital Management for Government (HCMG) Training Series, which recognizes the best programs across all the agencies […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Australian Government has taken the next major step to put the $8.5 billion Air Warfare Destroyer program back on track to deliver critical capability for the Royal Australian Navy. Following a competitive procurement process, BAE Systems, Navantia SA and Raytheon Australia will take on increased roles in the Air Warfare Destroyer program for an […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Lockheed Martin-built Orion Crew Module descends to the Pacific Ocean under its three main parachutes as part of the NASA’s Orion Program tests. The Orion spacecraft gently splashed down into the waters of the Pacific Ocean on Friday, December 5, completing the first test flight of NASA’s deep space exploration capsule. After a successful launch […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Office of Naval Research (ONR) received one of the nation’s top manufacturing awards for an innovative, cost-saving method for making advanced cockpit enclosures, or canopies, for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program Dec. 2. Officials from ONR’s Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) program accepted the Department of Defense’s Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of Australian Navy’s most comprehensive implementation programs aimed at improving ships’ seaworthiness and fleet sustainability and preparedness has been completed. The Rizzo Reform Program, a joint Navy and Defence Materiel Organisation initiative, was established in response to the Plan to Reform Support Ship Repair and Management Practices led by Mr Paul Rizzo. His report, […]

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

    Airbus Defense and Space, Inc., has installed and put into operation the third TRS-3D naval radar for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program through its agreement with LCS prime contractor, Lockheed Martin. The radar has been integrated on the third “Freedom” variant of the new Littoral Combat Ships, “Milwaukee” (LCS 5). In total, […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a maintenance and material management assist (3MA) team to evaluate the ship’s 3M program, Nov. 2-4. The 3MA team consists of senior enlisted members ranging from chief petty officers to master chief petty officers from Commander, Naval Air Force’s (CNAF) 3M training department, and are responsible […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,8 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for integration, production and life cycle support planning and management services in support of the DDG 1000 program. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (80 percent), and in Bath, Maine (20 […]

  • 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 […]