News, views and contacts from the global Naval industry

News

Stay up to date with the latest industry news from the global naval industry

Latest News

First operational F-35B unit conducts firing of live air-to-air missile
23 September, 2016
The US Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 has become the first operational F-35 unit to fire a live air-to-air...
> read more

Deals this week: General Dynamics Electric Boat, Vencore, DynCorp Friday, September 23, 2016 The US Naval Sea System Command has awarded a five-year submarine repair contract worth $400m to General Dynamics Electric Boat...

US Navy to procure SPN-50 shipboard air traffic radar from Saab Friday, September 23, 2016 The US Navy has placed an order with Saab for the procurement of an AN/SPN-50 (V)1 shipboard air traffic...

US Navy receives first mine hunting sonar upgrades from Northrop Grumman Thursday, September 22, 2016 The US Navy has received Northrop Grumman's first AQS-24B mine hunting sonar upgrade kits, which will be used by HM-12, -14 and -15 Mine Countermeasures...

US Navy to name new replenishment oiler Robert F. Kennedy Thursday, September 22, 2016 US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has announced that the navy's new John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, T-AO 208, will be named Robert F....

USS Bonhomme Richard successfully launches Nato Sea Sparrow missile Wednesday, September 21, 2016 The US Navy's Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) has successfully launched a Nato Sea Sparrow surface-to-air...

Rolls-Royce to equip Royal New Zealand Navy’s new Polar-class naval ship Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Rolls-Royce has been contracted to equip the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) new Polar-class logistics support...

Bren-Tronics to supply next-generation military-grade battery chargers for USMC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Bren-Tronics has been awarded a contract to deliver next-generation military-grade battery chargers, including the advanced battery charger (ABC), which will be used by US Marine Corps (USMC)...

French Navy's new FREMM frigate Bretagne floated out Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The French Navy’s newest Frégate européenne multi-mission (FREMM) frigate, Bretagne, has been floated out from the DCNS shipyard in Lorient,...

Indian Navy launches second Project 15B guided-missile destroyer Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The Indian Navy has launched the second Vishakhapatnam-class guided-missile destroyer of Project 15B at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), in Mumbai,...

Austal wins $325m contract to build two more EPF vessels for US Navy Monday, September 19, 2016 Austal USA has received a A$434m ($325.07m) contract to design and build two expeditionary fast transport (EPF) vessels, EPF 11 and EPF 12, for the US...

Egyptian Navy to receive second Mistral-class helicopter carrier from DCNS Monday, September 19, 2016 French shipyard DCNS has delivered the second Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) helicopter carrier to the Ministry of Defence of the Arab Republic of...

US Navy’s EA-18G Green Growler flight tests 100% advanced biofuel Monday, September 19, 2016 The US Navy’s EA-18G Green Growler aircraft has flight tested 100% advanced biofuel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River,...

SEA to supply sonar 2050TR transducer to UK Navy Friday, September 16, 2016 Ultra Electronics has awarded a subcontract to SEA to provide transducers as part of the Sonar 2050 Technology Refresh programme (S2050TR) for the UK Royal...

MDA to continue development of RCN’s naval operations software solutions system Friday, September 16, 2016 MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) has been awarded a contract by the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to continue developing and expanding RCN’s naval operations software solutions (NOSS)...

USS Theodore Roosevelt completes nearly 50% of planned incremental availability Friday, September 16, 2016 The US Navy’s fourth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), has completed nearly 50% of its scheduled planned incremental availability (PIA) this year at Naval Air...

Deals this week: Northrop Grumman, Kratos, General Dynamics Friday, September 16, 2016 Northrop Grumman Corporation has been contracted to supply an additional 10 Fire Scout MQ-8C unmanned, autonomous helicopters for the US Navy. The contractual work is scheduled to be completed...

BAE Systems tests new SEA-CORES technology to improve ship maintenance Thursday, September 15, 2016 BAE Systems is testing a new technology, the Ship Energy Assessment - Condition Optimisation & Routing Enhancement System (SEA-CORES), which is being developed to transform ship maintenance for...

Indonesian Navy’s first Sigma frigate successfully completes sea trials Thursday, September 15, 2016 The Indonesian Navy’s new Sigma 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided-missile frigate has successfully concluded its sea...

Mikros to support ADSSS CBM system development for US Navy’s LCS programme Thursday, September 15, 2016 Mikros Systems has been contracted by the US Navy for the production, logistics support and future development of its ADEPT distance support sensor suite (ADSSS) condition based maintenance...

Lockheed's F-35B and Aegis weapon system demonstrate integration in live missile test Wednesday, September 14, 2016 The US Navy and Marine Corps have announced the successful demonstraton of integration between Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter and Aegis weapon system during a live...


News Archive


cachename:Newscachekey:rd-1665407042_1857678299_rd-488908060_1857678299_ap1857678299_1857678299_658105616