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Thyssen Krupp to offer Type 214 submarine for Indian Navy’s $7.9bn P-75I RFP
31 March, 2015
German defence company Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is reportedly considering offering its HDW Class 214 submarines for the Indian Navy’s Rs500bn ($7.97bn) P-75I...
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USS Wasp successfully completes combat systems ship qualification trial
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 The US Navy's Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, USS Wasp (LHD 1), has successful completed the combat systems ship qualification trial (CSSQT), marking its readiness for upcoming...

HII launches US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 The US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113), has been launched at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII)...

UK Royal Navy’s Merlin Mk3 helicopter undergoes sea trials
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 The UK Royal Navy's (RN) Green Merlin Mk 3 helicopter has started sea trials onboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Lyme...

DARPA seeks test-ready, multi-sensor approaches for ACTUV programme
Monday, March 30, 2015 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a request for information (RFI) for new technologies that will help augment the sensing and classifying capabilities of...

UK and France seek to develop new system to tackle underwater mines threat
Monday, March 30, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and France's Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) have agreed to invest more than £17m to design a new maritime mine counter measures (MMCM) demonstrator,...

Upgraded HMS Sutherland sails for sea trials
Monday, March 30, 2015 The UK Royal Navy's Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland has set sail for sea trials, after the completion of upgrade and substantial maintenance programme at Babcock's Devonport Royal...

Australia commissions its first Seahawk ‘Romeo’ flight simulator
Monday, March 30, 2015 Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews and the member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis have announced the commissioning of the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) first of two MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo'...

Engility to support tactical warfare training for US Navy Pacific Fleet
Friday, March 27, 2015 The US Department of Defense has awarded a contract to Engility Holdings to develop and execute simulation-based war games for the US Navy’s Pacific Theatre forces, as part of efforts to...

UK MoD awards £580m Merlin helicopter support contract to AgustaWestland
Friday, March 27, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £580m contract to AgustaWestland, to provide maintenance support to the Royal Navy's Merlin Mk2 and Mk3...

CPI Aerostructures to deliver pod structural housings for ALMDS programme
Friday, March 27, 2015 Northrop Grumman has selected CPI Aerostructures to manufacture pod structural housings for the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS)....

US Navy’s Tomahawk missile successfully completes production acceptance test
Thursday, March 26, 2015 The US Navy's Raytheon-built Tomahawk tactical missile has successfully completed a production acceptance test using functional ground test (FGT)...

DARPA selects AeroVironment and Northrop for Tern Phase Two prime contracts
Thursday, March 26, 2015 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected AeroVironment and Northrop Grumman as the prime contracts for phase two of the tactically exploited reconnaissance node...

Japan takes delivery of new Izumo-class destroyer
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Japanese Defence Minister general Nakatani has announced the delivery of the country's new Izumo-class destroyer at the Yokohama Shipyard Isogo Works, Japan Marine United...

USNS Trenton JHSV 5 completes US Navy acceptance trials
Thursday, March 26, 2015 The US Navy's new joint high-speed vessel 5 (JHSV 5), USNS Trenton, has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico, marking a major milestone prior to its...

US Navy’s GD-built digital modular radios complete MUOS test
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The US Navy's General Dynamics (GD) Mission Systems-built four-channel digital modular radios (DMRs) have successfully completed a mobile user objective system (MUOS) satellite communications...

HMS Diamond completes multi-million pound upgrade programme
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The UK Royal Navy's third Type 45 Daring-class anti-air warfare destroyer, HMS Diamond (D34), has successfully completed its multi-million pound upgrade...

GRSE launches Indian Navy's fourth Mk IV landing craft utility vessel
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) has launched the Indian Navy's fourth of eight vessels being built for the landing craft utility (LCU) Mk IV project....

UTC Aerospace to deliver sonar domes for US Navy’s surface combat ships
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 UTC Aerospace Systems has secured a $39m contract from the US Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center to deliver sonar domes for surface combat ships....

Charles River Analytics contracted to improve sonar training on ASW ships
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 The US Navy has awarded a contract to Charles River Analytics to develop enhanced sonar training and operation on surface ships capable of conducting anti-submarine warfare (ASW)....

US Navy scientists develop new diver life support system prototype
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Scientists from the US Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City (NSWC PC) have developed a new diver life-support system prototype to enhance...


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