All articles by Harry McNeil

Trainee Reporter for GlobalData, covering Aerospace, Defence, and Security. Previously a Foreign Correspondent for a European Law and Politics publication.

Harry McNeil

Indigenous naval vessel programmes driving market growth over next decade

The market was valued at $44.2bn in 2023 and is expected to grow due to increased demand for modernisation programs and replacements of ageing naval vessels.

US Navy award C4I surface fleet modernisation contract 

The contract represents a significant investment in the future of the US Navy’s surface fleet and underscores the importance of advanced C4I systems in modern naval operations.

Raytheon nets RAM Block 2b contract for US Navy

The RAM missile system has proven to be a critical component of the Navy’s ship self-defence capabilities and is expected to continue to play a vital role.

Alpha Marine Services charter offshore support ship for US Southern Command

The company is well-positioned to provide support services for special missions at sea, and the Kellie Chouest is an ideal vessel for these types of operations.

Raytheon complete delivery of 23 JPALS to improve US Navy’s landing capabilities 

The JPALS system is designed to allow aircraft to land safely and efficiently on ships in any weather condition.

US Navy use Ingalls Shipbuilding’s expertise in planning yard services contract for Littoral Combat Ship

The award of this contract is a testament to Ingalls Shipbuilding’s know-how in planning yard services and its commitment to supporting the US Navy.

SEA and SH Defence unite to develop modular solutions for naval platforms  

The partnership aims to incorporate SEA’s technology into SH Defence’s Cube system to create future naval platform designs.

Lockheed Martin awarded modification contract by US Navy for Tactical Tomahawk weapons control system

The modification contract awarded to Lockheed Martin is a part of the US Navy’s effort to ensure that the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System remains current and up to date.

Taiwan’s defence budget increases 16% since 2019

Geopolitical tensions between Taiwan and China have been simmering for decades as Beijing claims Taiwan is a part of the People’s Republic and refuses to accept the island as a sovereign state.

China and Cambodia ties evolve with first joint maritime exercise

China and Cambodia have strengthened ties after their first-ever joint maritime military exercises, marking a new milestone in the two countries’ growing defence cooperation.