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  • 27 September 2009

    US Navy Builds Floating Fence Around Indian Island

    The US Navy will install a floating fence around the Naval Magazine pier at Indian Island, near Port Townsend in Washington. The 6,000ft-long fence will be designed to prevent attacks...

  • 24 September 2009

    Bell and Boeing to Work on V-22 Helicopter

    The US Navy has awarded a $10.6m contract to Bell Helicopter and Boeing Rotorcraft Systems to perform work on the defensive weapons systems on the V-22 Osprey helicopter. V-22 Osprey...

  • 24 September 2009

    Raytheon to Retrofit F18 Launch Controllers

    The US Navy has awarded a contract to Raytheon to retrofit 603 multi-platform launch controllers of the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft. Under the $6.7m contract, the company will retrofit the launch...

  • 24 September 2009

    German Frigate to Receive GE Gas Turbine Engine

    The German Navy's F125 frigate will be powered by a LM2500 aero derivative gas turbine engine supplied by GE Marine Systems. With the turbine engine fitted, the Baden-Wurttemberg-class frigate will...

  • 24 September 2009

    US Navy Periscopes to get Hyperspectral Imaging System

    The US Navy has awarded a contract to Bodkin Design & Engineering to develop a hyperspectral-imaging system for naval periscopes to enhance target identification and tracking. The system will be...

  • 24 September 2009

    Moroccan Air Force to Receive Lockheed Sniper Pods

    The Royal Moroccan Air Force will receive Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods from Lockheed for its newly purchased F-16 block 50 aircraft. The pod is fitted to the aircraft to aids...

  • 23 September 2009

    German Navy’s New Supply Ship Gets MTU Engines

    The German Navy has awarded a contract to engines and propulsion systems supplier Tognum to provide MTU Series 8000 engines for the navy’s new combat group support vessel, the Bonn....

  • 23 September 2009

    BAE Wins Missile Launch Canister Contract

    The US Navy has awarded a $41.1m contract for the procurement of missile launching canisters, which provide safe storage, transport, and launch capabilities for the mk41 vertical launching system (VLS),...

  • 23 September 2009

    GD Begins Building US Navy’s 12th Dry Cargo Ship

    Construction on the USNS William McLean, the navy's 12th dry cargo ship, has begun by General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. USNS William McLean is the...

  • 23 September 2009

    Australia Accepts Missile-Armed HMAS Newcastle

    The Australian FFG upgrade programme has moved a step forward with the navy's acceptance of the final Adelaide Class guided missile-armed frigate HMAS Newcastle (FFG-06) ahead of schedule from Thales...

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