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Finland requests sale of Mk 41 vertical launching systems from US
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale (FMS) of Mk 41 Baseline VII strike-length vertical launching systems (VLS) to Finland.
Deals this week: Kraken Robotics, Austal USA, Bell Helicopter Textron
Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics Inc has announced a non-brokered private placement of 10,714,285 shares priced at C$0.14 ($0.11) a unit, which are expected to raise C$1.5m ($1.19m).
Babcock to open new South Korea base to support submarine programme
UK-based engineering company Babcock International is set to open new office facility in the port city of Busan, South Korea.
Rolls-Royce to deliver propellers and mission bay system for UK Type 26 GCS
Rolls-Royce has secured two new contracts for the delivery of low-noise propellers and mission bay handling technologies for the British Royal Navy's new Type 26 Global Combat Ships (GCSs).
UK MoD to sell HMS Ocean to Brazilian Navy for £84m
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has agreed to sell the Royal Navy's amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean to the Government of Brazil for approximately £84m.
GD wins $208m contract for US Navy’s AN / USC-61(C) digital modular radio
General Dynamics (GD) Mission Systems has secured a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract worth approximately $208m for the continued procurement, testing and supply of the US Navy's AN / USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radio (DMR).
USSOCOM to receive LiFT batteries for new dry combat submersible
The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is set to take delivery of the first shipset of lithium-ion fault tolerant (LiFT) batteries for use on-board its new dry combat submersible (DCS).
Canada and Poland join multinational effort to develop new maritime aircraft
Canada and Poland have agreed to join six other Nato nations in a project that aims to develop a latest and advanced maritime multi-mission aircraft.
Deals this week: Sikorsky Aircraft, BAE Systems, Thales
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has received a $126.5m contract modification for work on the US Navy's CH-53K King Stallion aircraft.
GE Aviation launches production of T408 engines for USMC’s CH-53K
GE Aviation has launched the production of its T408-GE-400 engines that would power the US Marine Corps’ (USMC) CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter.
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