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US Navy to commission new Virginia-class submarine, USS John Warner
31 July, 2015
The US Navy is set to commission its newest Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785), strengthening country's underwater...
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Insitu to manufacture six RQ-21A Blackjack systems for US Navy and Marine Corps
Friday, July 31, 2015 Unmanned aircraft systems manufacturer Insitu has secured a contract to build six RQ-21A Blackjack systems for the US Navy and Marine...

Ferra to supply components for Northrop’s MQ-4C Triton UAS
Friday, July 31, 2015 Brisbane-based Ferra Engineering has secured a contract from Northrop Grumman to support the construction of US Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system...

Largest section of Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales ready for installation
Friday, July 31, 2015 The 11,000t section of the UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has reportedly been moved out of its dock hall at BAE Systems Govan...

TCS to continue support USMC’s tactical satellite communications network
Thursday, July 30, 2015 TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has received an order to continue delivery of Ku satellite bandwidth, terrestrial support and 24-hour support services for the US Marine Corps' (USMC)...

Rolls-Royce delivers propellers for US Navy’s USS Zumwalt
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Rolls-Royce has delivered twin fixed pitch propellers manufactured for installation on the US Navy's surface combatant, the future USS Zumwalt, to General Dynamics Bath Iron...

Portsmouth Naval Base begins revamp works to house HMS Queen Elizabeth
Thursday, July 30, 2015 The UK Royal Navy's Portsmouth Naval Base has commenced work to revamp facilities in the base in order to receive the navy's new Queen Elizabeth-class (QE) aircraft carrier, HMS Queen...

Airbus and Lockheed to upgrade German Navy’s P-3C Orion aircraft fleet
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Airbus Defence and Space and Lockheed Martin Overseas Services have received a contract to jointly perform a Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU), re-winging, of the German Navy fleet of P-3C Orion...

Royal Navy’s Lynx helicopter tests its infra-red countermeasures
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The UK Navy's Lynx helicopter of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Bay-class landing ship RFA Lyme Bay has fired its infra-red countermeasures, known as flares, over waters off Grand Cayman during...

Harris to provide key avionics components to US Navy
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Harris Corporation has received a two-year full-rate production contract from the US Navy to deliver key avionics...

US Navy’s LCS 23 to be named as USS Cooperstown
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The US Navy's latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS 23) will be named as USS Cooperstown, navy secretary Ray Mabus has...

OceanWorks completes upgrades to Italian Navy’s ADS
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 OceanWorks has successfully completed system upgrades for the Italian Navy's third Hardsuit atmospheric diving system (ADS), marking the completion of a major survey and upgrade of the navy's...

Oshkosh to modernise USMC’s fleet of extendable boom forklifts
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Oshkosh Defense has received a contract from the US Marine Corps (USMC) Systems Command to modernise its fleet of extendable boom forklifts...

Russian Navy receives new diesel-electric submarine Stary Oskol
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The Russian Navy has received a new diesel-electric submarine, Stary Oskol, strengthening its Black Sea...

US Navy and Rockwell partner for RNP-RNAV flight management system
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The US Navy has signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with Rockwell Collins for required navigation performance-area navigation (RNP-RNAV) flight management...

HMS Sutherland fires its 4.5in main gun for first time after refit
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The UK Royal Navy's Type 23 Duke-class frigate HMS Sutherland has fired its 4.5in main gun for the first time after sucessfully completing an upgrade and substantial maintenance...

Kestrel to supply its Kestrel 4500 meters for USMC Scout snipers
Monday, July 27, 2015 Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters has won a supply contract from the US Marine Corps (USMC) System Command to supply the material solution for its Scout sniper ballistic computers...

US launches criminal investigation against Sikorsky over aircraft contract
Monday, July 27, 2015 The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has reportedly launched a criminal investigation against United Technologies Corp's (UTC) Sikorsky for allegedly overbilling the US Navy for a...

Lockheed to upgrade electronic warfare systems on US Navy’s fleet
Monday, July 27, 2015 Lockheed Martin has secured a $154m contract with the US Navy to upgrade the electronic warfare systems on its...

Harris to deliver acoustic sensors contract for US Navy’s LWWAA system
Friday, July 24, 2015 Harris has received a follow-on contract worth $15m to build, test, and deliver acoustic sensors for light weight wide aperture array (LWWAA) system aboard the US Navy's newest...

UK MoD shuts down naval test nuclear reactor in Scotland
Friday, July 24, 2015 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has ceased operations of the naval test reactor in the Vulcan Naval Reactor Test Establishment (NRTE) at Caithness in...


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