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Dutch Navy's HNLMS Rotterdam to use Thales' NS100 AESA radar
22 December, 2014
The Royal Netherlands Navy will use Thales' new NS100 radar system on its landing-platform dock amphibious warfare ship HNLMS...
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Kongsberg signs Polish NSM coastal defence contract
Monday, December 22, 2014 The Polish Ministry of National Defence has awarded a $177m contract to Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace for the delivery of a naval strike missile (NSM) coastal defence...

UK Royal Navy's RFA Fort Victoria completes £50m refurbishment
Monday, December 22, 2014 The UK Royal Navy's Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria (A387) vessel has completed its £50m refurbishment at Cammell Laird's yard in Birkenhead,...

Italy's eighth FREMM frigate to be powered by Avio Aero engine
Friday, December 19, 2014 Avio Aero, a GE Aviation business, has received a contract to deliver its LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine engine for the Italian Navy's eighth Frégate Européen multi-mission...

Keel laid for Royal Navy of Oman's HSSVs
Friday, December 19, 2014 Austal Australia has completed the keel laying for two 72m high-speed support vessels (HSSVs), which will be deployed by the Royal Navy of Oman...

Netherlands MoD resumes deliveries of NH90 helicopters
Friday, December 19, 2014 The Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MoD) has resumed deliveries of the final seven NH90 helicopters, following a new agreement with the manufacturer, Netherlands Defence Minister...

Rheinmetall wins ammunition supply contracts from US armed forces
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Rheinmetall Munitions has won three framework contracts from the US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC) for the delivery of advanced infantry and screening smoke...

UK Navy orders additional Phalanx systems from Babcock
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Babcock has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver four additional Phalanx 1B kits and four conversions of the land-based Phalanx weapon system in the...

US Navy’s interactive software to keep submarines on safe track
Thursday, December 18, 2014 The US Navy’s new interactive software is set for installation onboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) this month, aimed at dramatically trimming down the time consumed...

Fincantieri launches Italian Navy's fifth FREMM vessel
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard has launched the Alpino frigate, which is the fifth of ten Frégate Européen multimission (FREMM) vessels being built for the...

Lockheed to build additional Mk41 vertical launching systems for US Navy
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $235m contract by the US Navy to extend the production of Mk41 vertical launching systems (VLS), which will be integrated on navy...


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Press Releases

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....

CBG Systems Receives Japanese Government Approval for Three of its Fire Protection Products
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 by CBG Systems CBG Systems is pleased to announce that three of its leading lightweight structural fire protection products: Rapid Access Composite (RAC), Rapid Access Stainless (RAS) and Lightweight...


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