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Keel laid for Royal Navy of Oman's HSSVs
19 December, 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...
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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...

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...

UK Royal Navy awards hull-mounted sonar contract to Ultra
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 The UK Royal Navy has awarded a contract to Ultra Electronics' Sonar Systems division to support the Sonar 2050 Technology Refresh (S2050TR)...

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...

US approves plans to build new SSC
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The US Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, has approved the US Navy's plan to move forward with a multimission small surface combatant based on modified littoral combat ship (LCS) hull...

Saab to overhaul Swedish Navy's HMS Sodermanland submarine
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a contract to Saab to overhaul the navy's Sodermanland-class diesel-electric submarine, HMS...

BAE awarded £270m contract to upgrade UK Navy's Spearfish torpedoes
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 BAE Systems has been awarded a £270m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to upgrade the UK Royal Navy's Spearfish heavyweight...

HMS Richmond successfully test fires Seawolf Missiles
Monday, December 15, 2014 The UK Royal Navy's Duke-class type 23 frigate HMS Richmond (F239) has successfully test fired its the Seawolf Missile System as part of the live firing exercise off the south coast exercise...

US Navy tests underwater fish spy drone
Monday, December 15, 2014 Researchers from the US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) and Boston Engineering have successfully tested the prototype of GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle...

US Marines' AV-8B Harrier integrated with Intrepid Tiger II pod capability
Monday, December 15, 2014 The US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) has improved the functionality of AN/ALQ-231 Intrepid Tiger II precision electronic warfare communications jammer pod for the US...

Raytheon wins US Navy's Tomahawk launching system contract
Friday, December 12, 2014 The US Navy has awarded the Tomahawk missile composite capsule launching systems (C/CLS) contract to...

Thales Australia upgrades Collins' submarine simulator
Friday, December 12, 2014 Thales Australia has upgraded Collins' submarine platform training simulator (PTS), improving its reliability and...

OSI awarded ECPINS-W contracts from US and Irish navies
Friday, December 12, 2014 OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has been awarded contracts by the US Navy and Irish Naval Service to deliver its warship navigation...

OceanWorks wins Italian Navy's ADS 1000 upgrade contract
Thursday, December 11, 2014 The Italian Navy has awarded a contract to OceanWorks International to upgrade the third of three atmospheric diving systems (ADS), also called...

US ONR demonstrates ship-based laser weapon system in Persian Gulf
Thursday, December 11, 2014 The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) has successfully deployed and operated its new ship-based laser weapon system (LaWS) on the Austin-class amphibious transport dock vessel, USS Ponce, in...

USMC's data link-equipped MALD-J successfully conducts first flight
Thursday, December 11, 2014 The US Marine Corps (USMC) and US Air Force, together with Raytheon, have successfully conducted the debut flight of a miniature air-launched decoy jammer (MALD-J), integrated with a radio...


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