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A&P Group to integrate military capabilities on UK RFA tankers
28 January, 2015
A&P Group has been awarded a £15m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to add high-end military capabilities to four new Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA)...
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Kongsberg to supply sonar and multibeam systems for Swedish submarines
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Kongsberg's Maritime hydroacoustic package has been selected by Saab for integration on two Swedish Navy A19...

US Navy decommissions OHP-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 The US Navy has decommissioned the Oliver Hazard Perry (OHP)-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) at Naval Station...

US Navy to start anti-terrorism force protection exercise in February
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 The US Navy's Commander US Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) are set to start Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2015 at navy installations in the continental...

Canadian Government awards $2.3bn AOPS contract to Irving
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The Canadian Government has awarded a $2.3bn DeWolf-class arctic offshore patrol ships (AOPS) construction contract to Nova Scotia-based Irving...

Exelis awarded US Navy ALQ-99 redesign contract
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded an interim redesign contract to Exelis to perform essential sustainment work on the ALQ-99 tactical jamming...

F-35C Lightning II delivered to US Marine Corps
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant has been delivered to the US Marine Corps (USMC) from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas,...

Leidos successfully conducts first self-guided voyage of prototype maritime system
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Leidos has successfully conducted the first self-guided voyage of its prototype maritime autonomy system between Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi,...

US Navy Secretary announces creation of new task force innovation
Monday, January 26, 2015 The US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced the creation of a new task force innovation (TFI), which will develop a comprehensive innovation...

US Navy's IRST system enters low-rate initial production
Monday, January 26, 2015 The US Navy has given its approval for low-rate initial production of the F/A-18 Super Hornet infrared search and track (IRST) system, which has been developed and integrated by Boeing and...

Russia considering supply of AIP-equipped submarines to India
Friday, January 23, 2015 Russia has reportedly expressed an interest in supplying air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equipped submarines to the Indian Navy, if a tender is floated, a senior official from Russia's...


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EID's ICCS6 to Equip Belgian, Dutch and Portuguese Frigates
Monday, January 19, 2015 by EID The navies of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Portugal will upgrade some of their surface ships with the latest version (the sixth) of the Integrated Communications Control System, produced...

Navantia Signs Contract to Support the ALHDs
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Navantia Navantia has signed a contract with BAE Systems to support the sustainment of the Australian Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs)....

Big is Beautiful
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Vestdavit Seismic workboats keep getting bigger. Several factors drive the move to larger boats. One is a need to move crews of up to 40 passengers safely. Another is a call for to re-provision in...

Flying Davits
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Vestdavit Davits are built for ships and rarely taken to the skies. However when a client in the Arabian Gulf urgently needed the very best davits the world could supply, they came to Vestdavit....

Thorough Overhaul for German Naval Davits
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Vestdavit Five years ago, the German Navy chose Vestdavit PAPH-6000 davits for its...

Sliding Davit for Ugland PSV
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Vestdavit Norways's JJ Ugland specified a Vestdavit sliding MOB davit for its new state-of-the-art...

Flexible Hook Distance Davit Developed
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Vestdavit Vestdavit has developed a flexible tailor-made HNF-6500 davit for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US....

Drawings on Demand
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 by Vestdavit You are designing a new offshore vessel. Space is tight. You need to integrate a davit. Easy. You click on Vestdavit's new digital library and download the drawings you need and paste theminto...

Safe Davits Depend on Safe People
Monday, December 08, 2014 by Vestdavit Bjørnar Dahle has two job titles but only one...

NORSOK MOB Davit Verified
Monday, December 08, 2014 by Vestdavit The all-new D-5000 NORSOK davit has received design verification from DNVGL....


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