New News information at Naval Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.naval-technology.com http://www.naval-technology.com/ en-us http://www.naval-technology.com/ New News information at Naval Technology http://www.naval-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif US Navy begins PIA on Nimitz-class aircraft carrier Dwight D Eisenhower http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-begins-pia-on-cvn-69-aircraft-carrier-5931225 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navy-begins-pia-on-cvn-69-aircraft-carrier-5931225 The US Navy’s Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) has entered planned incremental availability (PIA) works at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia.  Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Polaris to supply more MRZR D utility task vehicles for USMC http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newspolaris-wins-contract-to-supply-additional-mrzr-d-vehicles-to-usmc-5931361 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newspolaris-wins-contract-to-supply-additional-mrzr-d-vehicles-to-usmc-5931361 Polaris Government and Defense has secured a contract from the US Marine Corps (USMC) for the delivery of more than 100 additional diesel MRZR (MRZR D) utility task vehicles (UTVs). Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT GD wins $5.1bn design contract for US Navy’s lead Columbia-class submarine http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgd-wins-51bn-design-contract-for-us-navys-ssbn-826-submarine-5932148 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgd-wins-51bn-design-contract-for-us-navys-ssbn-826-submarine-5932148 General Dynamics’ (GD) subsidiary Electric Boat has secured a $5.1bn integrated product and process development (IPPD) contract to complete the design of the US Navy’s lead Columbia-class submarine, USS Columbia (SSBN 826). Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT KBRwyle wins contract to support US Navy bases in Bahrain http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskbrwyle-wins-support-services-contract-for-us-navy-base-in-bahrain-5930093 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskbrwyle-wins-support-services-contract-for-us-navy-base-in-bahrain-5930093 US-based company KBR’s global government service business KBRwyle has secured a base operating support services (BOSS) contract, worth $91m, to support the US Navy in Bahrain. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT HII officially delivers San Antonio-class USS Portland (LPD 27) to US Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newshii-officially-delivers-san-antonio-class-uss-portland-to-us-navy-5931097 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newshii-officially-delivers-san-antonio-class-uss-portland-to-us-navy-5931097 Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, USS Portland (LPD 27), to the US Navy. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT US and RMN navies conduct bilateral exercise MTA Malaysia 2017 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-and-malaysian-navies-begin-bilateral-mta-exercise-this-year-5929965 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-and-malaysian-navies-begin-bilateral-mta-exercise-this-year-5929965 The US Navy and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) have commenced bilateral exercise Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2017 at Lumut Naval Base. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Navy’s ninth EPF USNS City of Bismarck completes builder's trials http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-ninth-epf-usns-city-of-bismarck-completes-builders-trials-5929117 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsus-navys-ninth-epf-usns-city-of-bismarck-completes-builders-trials-5929117 The US Navy’s ninth expeditionary fast transport vessel, the future USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9), has successfully concluded builder's trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT SAIC wins initial LRIP contract from USMC for additional AAV SU vehicles http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaic-wins-lrip-contract-from-usmc-for-additional-aav-sus-5929859 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaic-wins-lrip-contract-from-usmc-for-additional-aav-sus-5929859 The US Marine Corps (USMC) has awarded an initial low-rate initial production (LRIP) option to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) for the survivability upgrade (SU) of additional amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs). Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Austal delivers USS Omaha littoral combat ship to US Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsaustal-delivers-uss-omaha-littoral-combat-ship-to-us-navy-5928999 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsaustal-delivers-uss-omaha-littoral-combat-ship-to-us-navy-5928999 Austal has delivered the US Navy’s twelfth Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), at its manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama, US. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Babcock to deliver WHLS for South Korea's Jangbogo III submarines http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbabcock-to-deliver-whls-equipment-for-south-koreas-jangbogo-iii-submarines-5928037 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsbabcock-to-deliver-whls-equipment-for-south-koreas-jangbogo-iii-submarines-5928037 Babcock International has received a new contract to manufacture and supply weapon handling and launch systems (WHLS) for the South Korean Jangbogo III submarine programme. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Elbit Systems' Seagull USV conducts live ASW mission http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-uses-seagull-usv-for-live-demonstration-of-asw-mission-5928892 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newselbit-systems-uses-seagull-usv-for-live-demonstration-of-asw-mission-5928892 Israel-based company Elbit Systems has carried out a live demonstration of a remotely operated anti-submarine warfare (ASW) mission using its multi-mission unmanned surface vessel (USV) known as Seagull. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kelvin Hughes to supply navigation bridge system for New Zealand Navy tanker http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-to-supply-navigation-bridge-system-for-new-zealand-navy-tanker-5927913 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-to-supply-navigation-bridge-system-for-new-zealand-navy-tanker-5927913 Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has contracted Kelvin Hughes to deliver an integrated navigation bridge system (INBS) for the Royal New Zealand Navy's (RNZN) maritime sustainment capability (MSC) vessel. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Thales invests in two new UK-based facilities to develop autonomous systems http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsthales-to-invest-in-new-maritime-trials-and-training-facility-in-uk-5926754 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsthales-to-invest-in-new-maritime-trials-and-training-facility-in-uk-5926754 Thales is set to invest in two new UK-based trial and training centres to test and develop future autonomous and unmanned technologies. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT GAO report finds US naval shipyards in poor condition http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgao-recommends-us-navy-to-make-comprehensive-plan-to-enhance-shipyard-capabilities-5927822 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsgao-recommends-us-navy-to-make-comprehensive-plan-to-enhance-shipyard-capabilities-5927822 A new report by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the overall physical condition of the country's four public shipyards and their equipment are in poor condition. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed Martin and Elbit Systems to partner for British Royal Navy's MEWP project http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslockheed-martin-elbit-systems-to-partner-on-uk-royal-navys-mewp-project-5926730 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newslockheed-martin-elbit-systems-to-partner-on-uk-royal-navys-mewp-project-5926730 Lockheed Martin UK has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Elbit Systems UK to collaborate on the British Royal Navy's maritime electronic warfare programme (MEWP). Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT QinetiQ Target Systems to supply over 40 Hammerhead targets to Canadian Navy http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsqinetiq-target-systems-to-supply-over-40-hammerhead-targets-to-canadian-navy-5925606 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsqinetiq-target-systems-to-supply-over-40-hammerhead-targets-to-canadian-navy-5925606 QinetiQ Target Systems has received a new order from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to deliver more than 40 units of Hammerhead unmanned surface vehicle (USV) targets and several payloads. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT British Royal Navy's upgraded HMS Albion completes sea trials http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-navy-vessel-hms-albion-completes-sea-trials-5926600 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsroyal-navy-vessel-hms-albion-completes-sea-trials-5926600 The British Royal Navy's Albion-class amphibious command ship HMS Albion has successfully concluded its sea trials following a £90m upgrade programme. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: CFM International, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Northrop Grumman http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-cfm-international-huntington-ingalls-industries-northrop-grumman-5925371 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-cfm-international-huntington-ingalls-industries-northrop-grumman-5925371 The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a one-year contract worth $46.99m to CFM International for the procurement of engines for the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and C-40A military transport aircraft. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Northrop Grumman to supply RF generation technology for US Navy's NEWEG http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-grumman-to-supply-rf-signal-generation-technology-to-the-us-navy-5925866 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-grumman-to-supply-rf-signal-generation-technology-to-the-us-navy-5925866 Northrop Grumman Amherst Systems has secured a new contract to deliver advanced radio frequency (RF) generation technology for the US Navy's next-generation electronic warfare environment generator (NEWEG) programme. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leonardo to supply Seaspray radars for Bangladesh Navy's Dornier 228 aircraft http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-to-supply-seaspray-radars-for-bangladesh-navys-dornier-228-aircraft-5924860 http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-to-supply-seaspray-radars-for-bangladesh-navys-dornier-228-aircraft-5924860 Leonardo has been contracted to deliver its Seaspray 5000E Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars for two new Dornier 228 multi-role aircraft models ordered by the Bangladesh Navy. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT