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JFD contracted to manage Nato submarine rescue system
28 May, 2015
JFD, the company formed by merging Fisher Defence and Divex, has secured a £12.1m contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to support the Nato submarine rescue system...
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Embraer delivers first modernised AF-1 fighter jet to Brazilian Navy
Thursday, May 28, 2015 Embraer Defense & Security has delivered its first modernised AF-1 (AF-1B) fighter jet to the Brazilian Navy at its industrial plant in Gavião Peixoto,...

GD delivers third software release for US AV-8B Harrier II jet’s MCS
Thursday, May 28, 2015 The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has taken delivery of the third software release from the General Dynamics (GD) Mission Systems future airborne capability environment (FACETM)...

L-3 Communications to develop new version of photonics mast for US NAVSEA
Thursday, May 28, 2015 L-3 Communications's electro-optics unit has received a $48.7m contract from the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to develop and manufacture a new, slimmer version of its photonics...

HMS Prince of Wales receives its bow section
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 The UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has been successfully installed with the bow section, marking the outward completion of its forward...

HII completes initial sea trials of US Navy’s John Warner submarine
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has successfully completed initial sea trials of the US Navy's newest Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN...

Korean Air to deliver maintenance services for US Navy’s CH-53 helicopters
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 The US Navy has selected Korean Air as the sole provider of depot-level maintenance services for its CH-53 heavy-lift...

BAE delivers two blocks to Royal Australian Navy’s AWD programme
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 BAE Systems has delivered two further air warfare destroyer (AWD) blocks for the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) Hobart-class AWD...

US Navy names new Virginia-class submarine as USS New Jersey
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The US Navy has christened its new Virginia-class attack submarine as USS New Jersey (SSN 796), in honour of the long-standing history its namesake state has had with the...

USS George Washington completes carrier qualifications
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The US Navy's Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the sixth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) has successfully completed its carrier qualifications...

Thales to provide radar and mission system for UK Royal Navy
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Lockheed Martin have selected Thales to deliver the radar and mission system for the UK Royal...

Australian Navy launches first Hobart-class air warfare destroyer
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The Australian Royal Navy (RAN) has launched the first of three destroyers, Hobart, at the Port River wharf in Adelaide, marking a milestone in the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD)...

US to deliver MK 15 Phalanx CIWS upgrades for Turkish Navy
Friday, May 22, 2015 The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale worth approximately $310m to Turkey for MK 15 Phalanx close-in weapons system (CIWS) upgrades and associated equipment,...

Sparton and Ultra Electronics joint venture receives US Navy sonobuoys contract
Friday, May 22, 2015 The Erapsco joint venture between Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics Holdings (ULE) has received subcontracts worth $87m for the manufacturing of sonobuoys for the US...

French Navy’s Aquitaine FREMM frigate fires its first missiles
Friday, May 22, 2015 The French Navy's first French Frégate européenne multi-mission (FREMM) frigate Aquitaine has successfully fired its first Exocet MM40 surface-to-surface missile and a naval cruise...

ONR and US Marines demonstrate new glasses for augmented reality training
Friday, May 22, 2015 The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and US Marines have successfully tested new glasses designed to enhance augmented-reality training...

QinetiQ launches ViewFinder combat management system
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Defence technology company QinetiQ has launched its ViewFinder combat management system, after completing successful trial on the UK Royal Navy's Duke Class Type 23...

USMC’s F-35B Lightning II aircraft begin first phase of operational testing
Thursday, May 21, 2015 The US Marine Corps' (USMC) six F-35B Lightning II aircraft have commenced the first phase of shipboard operational testing (OT-1), landing aboard the amphibious assault ship, USS...

US Navy launches its sixth Austal-built USNS Brunswick JHSV
Thursday, May 21, 2015 The US Navy has launched its latest joint high speed vessel (JHSV 6), the future USNS Brunswick, at the Austal USA...

BAE to deliver five Bofors 40 Mk4 naval guns for Brazilian Navy
Thursday, May 21, 2015 BAE Systems has received a contract to manufacture and deliver five Bofors 40 Mk4 Naval Guns for the Brazilian Navy's 500T Macae-class patrol...

Mercury Systems to supply equipment to support AN/SLQ-32(V)6
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Mercury Systems has received a $7.1m indefinite-quantity, indefinite-delivery (IDIQ) contract from the US Naval Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC) to deliver advanced radio frequency...


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