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IAP wins position on US Navy’s $900m global contingency services multiple award contract 29 September 2016 IAP Worldwide Services, a managing member of IAP-ECC, has been awarded a position on the US Navy’s $900m global contingency support multiple award contract II (GCSMAC...

BAE to upgrade four additional Mk 45 systems on US Navy’s DDG 51 destroyers 29 September 2016 BAE Systems has received a contract from the US Navy to upgrade four additional Mk 45 gun systems installed on its Arleigh Burke-class, DDG 51, guided missile...

HII chooses Aras platform to support engineering of warships for US Navy 28 September 2016 Aras’ product lifecycle management (PLM) platform has been chosen by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to support the complex engineering processes in the development of technologically...

RAN’s first Hobart-class air warfare destroyer completes Builder Sea trials 28 September 2016 The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) first Hobart-class air warfare destroyer (AWD), Hobart, has successfully completed builder sea trials at Techport Australia in...

US Navy's MQ-8B UAS used to designate targets for Hellfire missiles 28 September 2016 The US Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 has successfully demonstrated the use of MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned air system to remote designate targets for a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter...

India’s L&T wins contract to build high-speed patrol vessels for Vietnam 27 September 2016 Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won a contract from the Vietnam Border Guard to design and build high-speed patrol vessels in...

Schiebel and Diehl renew agreement to provide Camcopter S-100 to German Navy 27 September 2016 Schiebel and Diehl Defence have renewed an agreement to market the Camcopter S-100 unmanned helicopter to German...

USS Jason Dunham and USS Lassen test counter-UAS capabilities 26 September 2016 The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS Lassen (DDG 82), have tested counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities during the...

Engility contracted to deliver training and advisory support to USMC 26 September 2016 Engility Holdings has been awarded a contract by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to train and support warfighters on US Marine Corps (USMC) command and control systems...

General Dynamics conducts operational test of US Marine Corps’ CAC2S system 26 September 2016 General Dynamics (GD) has successfully conducted an operational test of the US Marine Corps’ (USMC) common aviation command and control system...

Deals this week: General Dynamics Electric Boat, Vencore, DynCorp 23 September 2016 The US Naval Sea System Command has awarded a five-year submarine repair contract worth $400m to General Dynamics Electric Boat...

First operational F-35B unit conducts firing of live air-to-air missile 23 September 2016 The US Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 has become the first operational F-35 unit to fire a live air-to-air...

US Navy to procure SPN-50 shipboard air traffic radar from Saab 23 September 2016 The US Navy has placed an order with Saab for the procurement of an AN/SPN-50 (V)1 shipboard air traffic...

US Navy to name new replenishment oiler Robert F. Kennedy 22 September 2016 US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced that the navy's new John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, T-AO 208, will be named Robert F....

US Navy receives first mine hunting sonar upgrades from Northrop Grumman 22 September 2016 The US Navy has received Northrop Grumman's first AQS-24B mine hunting sonar upgrade kits, which will be used by HM-12, -14 and -15 Mine Countermeasures...

Bren-Tronics to supply next-generation military-grade battery chargers for USMC 21 September 2016 Bren-Tronics has been awarded a contract to deliver next-generation military-grade battery chargers, including the advanced battery charger (ABC), which will be used by US Marine Corps (USMC)...

USS Bonhomme Richard successfully launches Nato Sea Sparrow missile 21 September 2016 The US Navy's Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) has successfully launched a Nato Sea Sparrow surface-to-air...

Rolls-Royce to equip Royal New Zealand Navy’s new Polar-class naval ship 21 September 2016 Rolls-Royce has been contracted to equip the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) new Polar-class logistics support...

Indian Navy launches second Project 15B guided-missile destroyer 20 September 2016 The Indian Navy has launched the second Vishakhapatnam-class guided-missile destroyer of Project 15B at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), in Mumbai,...

French Navy's new FREMM frigate Bretagne floated out 20 September 2016 The French Navy’s newest Frégate européenne multi-mission (FREMM) frigate, Bretagne, has been floated out from the DCNS shipyard in Lorient,...

Austal wins $325m contract to build two more EPF vessels for US Navy 19 September 2016 Austal USA has received a A$434m ($325.07m) contract to design and build two expeditionary fast transport (EPF) vessels, EPF 11 and EPF 12, for the US...


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