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GD Awarded US, Australian Navy Submarines Contract Modifications »

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded two contract modifications totaling $50 million to continue supporting the AN/BYG-1 combat control system aboard U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines,...

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Contract for Anti-Ship Missile Decoys Awarded

Contract for Anti-Ship Missile Decoys Awarded »

Design of the next generation of anti-ship missile decoys is set to commence following the signing of two contracts between Australian Defence and BAE Systems Australia Pty Ltd.   Defence Materiel Organisation Chief Executive Officer...

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BAE Systems Bags USS Lake Erie Maintenance Deal

BAE Systems Bags USS Lake Erie Maintenance Deal »

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, was awarded a $25,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability.   An extended dry-docking...

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Warfare Officers Train aboard HMS Richmond

Warfare Officers Train aboard HMS Richmond »

UK Navy’s HMS Richmond has trained Warfare Officers from 10 International and Commonwealth countries in a series of exercises off the South Coast exercises.   Officers from Sweden, Chile, Pakistan, Brunei, Nigeria, Malaysia, Singapore, Algeria,...

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Spanish Exercise Seaborder 2014 Concludes

Spanish Exercise Seaborder 2014 Concludes »

The maritime security exercise ‘Seaborder 2014’ carried out off the coast of Malaga was attended by different authorities from ‘5+5 Defense Initiative’ states and Spanish Navy command personnel.   The joint-combined exercise, with participation of...

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New Commander aboard USS Boxer

New Commander aboard USS Boxer »

The commanding officer of USS Boxer (LHD 4), Capt. Wayne R. Brown, was relieved Sept. 29 by Rear Adm. Frank L. Ponds, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3, of his duties as commanding officer.  ...

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Indian Coast Guard’s Eleventh FPV Launched

Indian Coast Guard’s Eleventh FPV Launched »

Cochin Shipyard launched the eleventh of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels being built for Indian Coast Guard yesterday.   The vessel named ‘ICGS ANAGH’ was launched at a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard, after which the keel of...

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USS Germantown, 31st MEU Engage in PHIBLEX

USS Germantown, 31st MEU Engage in PHIBLEX »

The US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) commenced Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 29.  ...

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UK Naval Investment Sustains Thousands of Jobs »

UK Naval Investment Sustains Thousands of Jobs

UK MOD has awarded £3.2 billion of contracts to support the management of the UK’s naval bases.   The contracts will also cover the...

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HII Starts Building the Future USS Paul Ignatius »

HII Starts Building the Future USS Paul Ignatius

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) yesterday, September 30....

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US Navy, Australia Order TIH Systems for Submarines »

US Navy, Australia Order TIH Systems for Submarines

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $171 million contract for the development, integration and production of Technology Insertion Hardware.   TIH is the...

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US Navy Postpones Nuclear Work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard »

US Navy Postpones Nuclear Work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

After two separate safety violations occurred at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, the US Navy decided to suspend most of its nuclear work at the shipyard.  ...

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Top News of the Week of Sep 22 – 28, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Sep 22 – 28, 2014

US and UK Order Tomahawk Missiles from Raytheon Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk...

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General Dynamics Scores Nuclear Submarines Deal »

General Dynamics Scores Nuclear Submarines Deal

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $310,7 million modification to previously awarded contract for additional design agent, planning yard,...

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Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Support Contract »

Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Support Contract

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $331,4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition...

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A&P Group to Build Submarine Sections for BAE Systems »

A&P Group to Build Submarine Sections for BAE Systems

A&P Groups Tyne Facility has recently been awarded a £3 million project from BAE Systems for the fabrication of submarine sections.   The scope...

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US and UK Order Tomahawk Missiles from Raytheon »

US and UK Order Tomahawk Missiles from Raytheon

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles for the U.S. Navy...

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HII Authenticates USS Ralph Johnson Keel »

HII Authenticates USS Ralph Johnson Keel

The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard Sept. 23....

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HMAS Larrakia Leaves Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam »

HMAS Larrakia Leaves Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

HMAS Larrakia recently departed the Vietnamese port of Ho Chi Minh City, after a successful four-day visit that included a mixture of official receptions, a sporting engagement and shore leave for the 34 members of ship’s company.   The port visit, which coincided with a...

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HII Appoints New Corporate Director of Customer Affairs for Submarine Programs »

HII Appoints New Corporate Director of Customer Affairs for Submarine Programs

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs.   Brenton served most recently as deputy director of the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs, overseeing strategic weapons systems. He began his...

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VIDEO: Selected Moments of US 6th Fleet Operations »

VIDEO: Selected Moments of US 6th Fleet Operations

The U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet released a multimedia production featuring selected images from around the fleet received during the month of September 2014.   The images represent the work of naval photographers deployed in the U.S. 6th Fleet. U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in...

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Image of the Day: RFA Wave Knight’s Art in the Sea »

Image of the Day: RFA Wave Knight’s Art in the Sea

We bring you the image of the Royal UK Navy’s RFA Wave Knight performing some amazing moves during its deployment in Cougar 14, posted by the Navy on its social media page.   This four-month deployment, currently named Cougar 14, includes a series of demanding amphibious and maritime-based...

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CTF 51 Commander Boards USS Makin Island »

CTF 51 Commander Boards USS Makin Island

The commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 51 visited Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) to tour the ship and pass along a few words of encouragement, Sept. 28 and 29.   Makin Island is the flagship for the...

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USS Rodney M. Davis Waves Goodbye to Singapore »

USS Rodney M. Davis Waves Goodbye to Singapore

The US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departed Singapore Sept. 28 following a weeklong port visit.   While moored in Singapore, the ship’s crew held a “Halfway Party” to mark the mid-point of the ship’s final deployment. Sailors...

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USS TR Rescues Fishermen »

USS TR Rescues Fishermen

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) sprang into action to assist a fishing vessel engulfed in flames off the east coast of Florida, Sept. 29.   TR watchstanders spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. approximately 90 miles off the coast and coordinated rescue efforts...

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New EDGE Facility to Enhance Canadian Navy Capabilities »

New EDGE Facility to Enhance Canadian Navy Capabilities

General Dynamics Canada announced the opening of the 17th EDGE facility in the EDGE® Innovation Network.   The new Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, will become a vital resource that brings Canada’s top naval technology suppliers together with academia and government to develop leading-edge,...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 16 Indian Poachers »

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 16 Indian Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 16 Indian fishermen along with 04 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters.   The poachers were conducting the illegal ops north-west of Kareitivu when they were apprehended on 29th September 2014. The fishermen were handed over to the officials...

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UK Naval Investment Sustains Thousands of Jobs »

UK Naval Investment Sustains Thousands of JobsUK MOD has awarded £3.2 billion of contracts to support the management of the UK’s naval bases.   The contracts will also cover the maintenance...

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US Navy, Australia Order TIH Systems for Submarines »

US Navy, Australia Order TIH Systems for SubmarinesDRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $171 million contract for the development, integration and production of Technology Insertion Hardware.   TIH is the latest...

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Scotland Prepares for Exercise Joint Warrior 142 »

Scotland Prepares for Exercise Joint Warrior 142Warships, troops and aircraft from a host of nations will head to Scotland on 7 October when massive military exercise, Exercise Joint Warrior 142, begins....

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