The US Navy is equipping its nuclear attack submarines with improved navigation and...
Deals this week: General Dynamics Electric Boat, BAE Systems, Thales
The US Navy has awarded a $346.5m contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for work on Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines.
From attack submarines to spies: US Navy asks more of its underwater fleet
The US Navy is equipping its nuclear attack submarines with improved navigation and detection technology as well as new sonar, automation and artificial intelligence technologies. This will enable quieter, faster movements in littoral waters where enemy mines, small boats and other threats often operate. Andrew Tunnicliffe takes a look at the future capabilities of the US submarine fleet.
Deals this week: Naval Ship Management, Bechtel Plant Machinery, BAE
Naval Ship Management (NSM) has been awarded a $1.1bn contract by the Australian government to provide sustainment support for Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter docks (LHD) and LHD landing crafts (LLCs).
Deals this week: BAE Systems Australia, PAE ISR, Stratascor
BAE Systems Australia has chosen Saab Australia and Lockheed Martin Australia as preferred partners for combat system integration on Hunter-class future frigates for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Deals this week: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corporation, MIL Corporation
US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded a $348.92m contract to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corporation to deliver support services for F-35 stealth multi-role fighter aircraft development, production and sustainment.
Deals this week: SAIC, Perspecta, KBR Diego Garcia
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has secured a $597m contract from the US Navy to provide command, control, communications, computers, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems, networks, and support equipment for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic.
Sikorsky wins $717m contract to support CH-53E and MH-53E helicopters
Lockheed Martin company Sikorsky has secured a $717m contract to support and sustain the CH-53E Super Stallion and MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters in service with the US Marine Corps (USMC) and the US Navy respectively.
October’s top news stories
US Navy awarded $9bn MYP contracts to buy ten DDG-51-class ships, India finalised a deal to buy BrahMos-equipped frigates from Russia, and Australia and BAE signed an AWA for Hunter-class frigate programme. Naval-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from October 2018.
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