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  • 26 May 2009

    Australian Firm to Build Joint High-Speed Vessel for US

    Australian vessel manufacturer Austal will construct the US Department of Defense's joint high-speed vessel (JHSV) after completing the initial critical design review. Austal provided a comprehensive summary about this multi-use...

  • 26 May 2009

    UK Navy to Send Super Destroyer for 2012 Olympics

    The UK's Royal Navy is set to protect the 2012 Olympics from a 9/11-style attack by placing world's most advanced destroyer in the Thames estuary. Security chiefs are planning to...

  • 25 May 2009

    Orion Marine Wins $12m US Navy Quay Design Contract

    Integrated marine construction and services company Orion Marine has received a $12m contract to design and construct Wharf Alpha improvements at Naval Station in Mayport, US. Misener Marine Construction, a...

  • 25 May 2009

    General Dynamics to Repair US Submarine

    General Dynamics Electric Boat will execute $15.8m of repair work on a Los Angeles Class attack submarine that was damaged in a collision with the navy amphibious ship USS New...

  • 25 May 2009

    US Navy Seeks Laser Weaponry

    The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded two contracts to Boeing and Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to design a free-electron laser (FEL) ship self-defence weapon system. Each company...

  • 24 May 2009

    North Korea Conducts Nuclear Test

    North Korea tested a nuclear weapon on 25 May, which is claimed to be as powerful as the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The test comes less than two months after the...

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