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US Navy participates in Obangame Express 2014 multinational exercise
17 April, 2014
The US Navy, alongside naval forces from Europe, South America and Africa, is participating in the multinational maritime exercise Obangame Express...
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US Navy awards MK-48 torpedo maintenance contract to Lockheed
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract option by the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide intermediate-level maintenance for all MK-48...

Russia's two nuclear-powered submarines to undergo sea trials in mid-2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014 The Russian Navy’s two new nuclear-powered submarines are scheduled to commence sea trials in mid-2014, the country’s northern Sevmash shipyard has...

Kongsberg to support USSOCOM’s CCM Mk 1programme
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Kongsberg has received a sub contract from Oregon Iron Works (OIW) for the installation of the C4I cortex platform-integration system onboard the combatant craft medium mark one (CCM Mk1)...

HMS Iron Duke's new radar system fires missile for first time
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 HMS Iron Duke, the UK Royal Navy’s type 23 Duke-class ship, has successfully test fired a Seawolf missile from its Artisan medium-range 3D surveillance radar for the first time off the Dorset...

Selex to support Malaysian Navy’s Super Lynx MK100 helicopters
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract by AIROD SDN BHD for the supply and support of equipment onboard the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Super Lynx MK100...

US NRL commissions experimental small-bore railgun
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has commissioned the new small-bore railgun (SRG) at its materials testing...

General Dynamics upgrades sonar systems for Portuguese Navy
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 General Dynamics Canada is upgrading the Portuguese Navy’s three Vasco da Gama-class vessels with the installation of an adjunct-processing system called...

Germany seeks P-3C aircraft upgrades from US
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of P-3C aircraft upgrades and associated equipment to...

Sikorsky demonstrates CH-53K structural strength
Monday, April 14, 2014 The US Naval Air Systems Command’s Sikorsky CH-53K Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter has successfully completed an initial series of tests to verify its structural...

US Navy christens first Zumwalt-class destroyer
Monday, April 14, 2014 The US Navy has christened the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) in a ceremony at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine,...

Armed Forces of Malta orders second AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter
Monday, April 14, 2014 The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) has awarded a contract to AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to deliver a second AW139 intermediate-twin engine...

US Navy receives first America-class amphibious assault ship
Friday, April 11, 2014 The US Navy has taken delivery of the America-class large-deck amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), from the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) at...

DRS to develop energy-storage modules for DDG 51-class ships
Friday, April 11, 2014 DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to supply energy-storage modules (ESM) for the DDG 51-class...

French DGA completes second qualification firing of MdCN missile
Friday, April 11, 2014 The French Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) has successfully completed the second qualification firing of missile de croisière naval (MdCN) from the DGA missile test range at...

Rolls-Royce to continue support for T-45 aircraft engines
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Rolls-Royce has received a contractor logistics support (CLS) contract from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide continued support for the F405 (Adour) engines, which power the US...

US Navy technology turns seawater into jet fuel
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Navy researchers at the US Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) Materials Science and Technology Division have successfully conducted flight trials of a scale-model WWII craft powered by...

Textron AirLand’s Scorpion ISR aircraft completes additional flight tests
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Textron AirLand, a joint venture between Textron and AirLand Enterprises, has successfully completed 50 hours of flight time of the Scorpion intelligence, surveillance and...

Northrop contracted to supply additional MQ-8C aircraft to US Navy
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Northrop Grumman has been awarded a modification contract by the US Navy for the production and delivery of MQ-8 Fire Scout vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicles...

Australian DoD completes final review of Collins-class submarines
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has completed its fourth and final review into the Royal Australian Navy's Collins-class...

US Navy readies new laser-weapon prototype for at-sea testing
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 US Navy engineers are performing final adjustments to a new laser-weapon prototype that will be installed onboard an operational US Navy vessel for the first time later this...


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