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DCNS conducts FAT of ECA-built convertors for Indian Scorpene submarines
29 April, 2016
French shipyard DCNS has conducted the factory acceptance test (FAT) of eight converters designed by ECA Group, to be installed on-board Indian Scorpene-class fifth and sixth...
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HII to lay keel of US Navy’s Virginia Class submarine Delaware (SSN 791) Friday, April 29, 2016 Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is set to lay the keel of the US Navy's newest Virginia Class attack submarine, Delaware (SSN 791), tomorrow at Newport News...

HII announces successful completion of endurance testing for Proteus undersea vehicle Thursday, April 28, 2016 Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has announced the successful completion of endurance testing for the dual-mode manned or unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) Proteus, developed by the...

Raytheon secures $104m contract for US Navy’s long-range radar operations Thursday, April 28, 2016 Raytheon has received a $104m contract from the US Navy's Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) to provide operations and maintenance services for the relocatable over-the-horizon radar...

GE to supply marine solutions for Peruvian Navy's new research vessel Thursday, April 28, 2016 GE has been selected by Freire Shipyard to provide a suite of marine solutions for the Peruvian Navy's first-ever diesel electric propelled...

Twelve companies win $8bn contract for US Navy’s EMC2 programme Thursday, April 28, 2016 The US Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded an indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract, worth $8bn, to 12 companies for the electromagnetic manoeuvre warfare...

Qatar requests $260m sale of rolling airframe missiles from US Wednesday, April 27, 2016 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of the potential foreign military sale of RIM-116C and RIM-116C-2 Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) to...

USS Harry S Truman achieves major operational milestone in fight against ISIS Wednesday, April 27, 2016 The US Navy's Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 have achieved a major operational milestone during Operation...

UK Royal Navy concludes Joint Warrior war game exercise Wednesday, April 27, 2016 The UK Royal Navy has concluded a bi-annual war game exercise Joint Warrior in...

USMC’s CH-53K King Stallion helicopter completes first external lift flight Tuesday, April 26, 2016 The US Marine Corps' (USMC) CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter has completed its first external lift...

Australia selects France’s DCNS for $39bn future submarine project Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Australia has selected French shipyard DCNS for the $39bn contract to build a new fleet of 12 submarines in...

First UAV command centre installed aboard USS Carl Vinson Tuesday, April 26, 2016 The first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) command centre, the MQ-XX system, has been successfully installed aboard the US Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson (CVN...

Sikorsky to supply long-lead components to build USMC’s CH-53K helicopters Monday, April 25, 2016 Sikorsky has been contracted by the Naval Air Systems Command to procure the long-lead parts and materials required to build and deliver the first low rate initial production Lot 1 (LRIP-1) of...

HII outfits John F Kennedy aircraft carrier with 965t superlift structure Monday, April 25, 2016 Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has outfitted the Gerald R Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F Kennedy (CVN 79) with a 965t structure...

North Korea conducts submarine-launched ballistic missile test Monday, April 25, 2016 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted the firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean...

DALO renews maritime simulation co-operation with Kongsberg Friday, April 22, 2016 The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has entered into a new framework agreement with Kongsberg to renew their maritime simulation...

Construction begins on first Gowind 2500 corvette built in Egypt Friday, April 22, 2016 Construction has started on the first Gowind 2500 corvette built in Egypt at Alexandria...

BAE Systems completes anti-ship missile defence upgrade of HMAS Parramatta Friday, April 22, 2016 BAE Systems has completed on-dock production activities associated with the anti-ship missile defence (ASMD) upgrade of the Royal Australian Navy's sixth Anzac-class frigate, HMAS...

Australia announces build locations for 12 OPVs, 21 PPBs and nine Future Frigates Thursday, April 21, 2016 Australia has announced the build locations for 12 offshore patrol vessels (OPV) and up to 21 pacific patrol boats, in addition to nine previously announced Future Frigates as part of...

Avcorp secures firm orders from Lockheed for F-35 CV OBW production phase Thursday, April 21, 2016 Canada-based Avcorp Industries has secured firm orders from Lockheed Martin for the manufacturing of the F-35 Carrier Variant Outboard Wing (CV OBW) integrated...

US Navy’s tenth San Antonio-class LPD John P. Murtha completes acceptance trials Thursday, April 21, 2016 The US Navy's tenth San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) has successfully completed the acceptance trials, validating the functionality of the ship's...


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