US Navy receives first upgraded mine hunting sonars

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division. Photo: Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Navy has received the first of three lots of Northrop Grumman’s mine hunting sonar upgrade kits ...

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US Navy contracts Saab for AN/SPN-50 (V)1 air traffic radar

Illustration: US Navy sailor conducts preservation maintenance on an SPN-43 radar while aloft on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Saab Defense and Security USA a $38 million contract to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 ...

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Raytheon gets $254M for JPALS production and testing

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Strike Aircraft Test Squadron (VX) 23 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN71) in November, 2013 conducting tests of the Joint Precision Approach Landing System (JPALS). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $254.5 million contract for the design, manufacture and ...

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NZ tanker to feature Rolls Royce's wave-piercing hull form

A 3D Image of the Logistics Support Vessel HHI is to build for NZDF. Photo: HHI

New Zealand Navy’s new 23,000t Polar-class logistics support vessel, which will replace the 30-year-old ...

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Egypt receives second helicopter-carrier from France

Photo: DCNS

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received the second and last Mistral-class helicopter carrier it acquired from ...

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Britain hires industrial team to work on laser weapons

Illustration. Photo: MBDA

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is preparing a £30M contract which will see a number of companies join together to ...

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US Coast Guard starts construction of first OPC

National offshore patrol cutter design. Photo: Eastern Shipbuilding Group.

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Eastern Shipbuilding Group a $110.29 million contract for the production of the ...

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Austal to build two more US Navy EPF

USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1), the first Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel designed and constructed by Austal for the US Navy. Photo: Austal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal a $248.8 million contract for the design and construction of another two ...

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RCN contracts MDA for naval operations management software

Illustration. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has awarded MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) a CA$9 million contract to ...

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Millennium Corporation bags U.S. Navy Sea Warrior work

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

Millennium Corporation, a veteran-owned provider of IT professional services and technical solutions, has been ...

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US Navy awards HII $19 million to accelerate LX(R) design

The U.S. Navy's LX(R) amphibious warship class will replace the Harpers Ferry- and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ships and will use the same hull as the San Antonio (LPD 17) class. HII rendering

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $19.1 million contract modification to accelerate design ...

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OPT gets contract to design US Navy sensor buoys

Illustration: OPT's PB3 buoy. Photo: Ocean Power Technologies

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Ocean Power Technologies a contract to design a new mass-spring ...

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Cohort plc subsidiary joins Type 23 S2050TR program

Photo: Royal Navy

Ultra Electronics has awarded Cohort plc’s subsidiary SEA a £2 ($2.6) million contract to supply transducers ...

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USS Mount Whitney to undergo overhaul in Croatia

USS Mount Whitney during an earlier stay at the Viktor Lenac shipyard. Photo: US Navy

US Navy’s 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney will undergo a six-month dry docking and overhaul in the ...

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NG to build ten more drone helicopters for US Navy

The MQ-8C Fire Scout. Photo: Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman a $108,118,000 contract to deliver another ten Fire ...

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HII gets $109M for nuclear submarine support

A section of a Virginia-class submarine is pictured at the Newport News Shipyard. Photo: Chris Oxley/HII

American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries and its Newport News division in Virginia were awarded a ...

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Australia orders new anti-ship missile test simulator

Illustration. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy has awarded BAE Systems Australia a $32 million, three year contract to provide an ...

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Qatar Coast Guard patrol boat completes first sea trials

Photo: BMT Group

The first of five 24-meter patrol boats built for the Qatar Coast Guard at Turkey’s Ares Shipyard has ...

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US Coast Guard awards funds for ninth NSC

Illustration: Fifth US Coast Guard Cutter James

The U.S. Coast Guard recently awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a contract to procure long lead time materials ...

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MBDA to supply a coastal defence system for Qatari Navy

Exocet MM40 BLOCK 3 weapon system firing. Photo: MBDA

European missile developer MBDA signed a contract with the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces (QENF) for the supply of ...

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BAE told to refine Type 26 design for Australian frigates

BAE Systems will adapt its Type 26 design to the needs of the Royal Australian Navy. Photo: BAE Systems

The Australian government has awarded BAE Systems a contract to further refine its design of the Type 26 Global ...

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LM to provide further work on US Navy ISIS submarine system

Illustration: A Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) looks through the periscope of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a $126.2 million contract modification to provide ...

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