In June, the US Marine Corps (USMC) awarded BAE Systems a $198 million...
Raytheon opens new manufacturing plant in US for radar development
US-based defence contractor Raytheon has opened a $72m radar development and manufacturing facility at its campus in Andover, Massachusetts.
ManTech awarded contract to upgrade US Navy’s patrol aircraft
ManTech has received a $71m contract for a new technology modernisation project, which will include the upgrade of mission systems on-board the US Navy's manned maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft.
New kid on the dock: US Marine Corps amphibious vehicle rolls ashore
In June, the US Marine Corps (USMC) awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to build 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) on a low-rate production basis. Berenice Baker takes a look at the eight-wheeled platform designed to replace the venerable Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV), which has been in service since 1972 and repeatedly upgraded.
How will the UK MoD pay for Trident in an era of funding gaps?
The UK National Audit Office expects the total cost of the Trident nuclear submarine programme to hit £50.9bn – £2.9bn over budget – on top of the £3bn the MoD has already had to find in efficiency savings. Julian Turner asks how further cutbacks can be made without compromising Trident’s mission.
QinetiQ receives contract from US Navy to demonstrate sonar technology
QinetiQ North America (QNA) has received a contract from the US Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, (NSWC PCD) for the demonstration of advanced side-scan sonar technology.
July’s top news stories
Bell Boeing wins a $4.19bn contract for CMV-22B Osprey production work, the US awards a $450m contract for MMSC production for Saudi Arabia and USS Coronado and VX 1 conclude IOT&E for the US Navy's MQ-8C Fire Scout. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from July 2018.
Terma to deliver Scanter 6002 radars for RAN’s offshore patrol vessels
Danish defence and aerospace manufacturer Terma is set to deliver its Scanter 6002 radar for installation on-board the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) fleet of new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs).
Leonardo DRS to build portable SCOSS solution for US Navy vessels
The US Navy has awarded a new contract to Leonardo DRS for the supply of portable satellite communications (Satcom) systems for its vessels.
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