New Zealand to build new littoral operations support vessel

HMNZS Manawanui is one of the ships to be replaced by the new support vessel. Photo: New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand’s Navy will receive a new support vessel after Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that the ...

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US approves sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats to Qatar

Photo: USMI

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of Mk-V fast patrol boats and related ...

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US Coast Guard receives fast response cutter Rollin Fritch

Sister Ship of the Rollin Fritch, Margaret Norwell. Photo: Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard received the 19th fast response cutter, Rollin Fritch, in Key West, Florida, on August 23. The ...

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British MoD sells HMS Illustrious for scrap

HMS Illustrious. Photo: Royal Navy

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed the sale of HMS Illustrious light aircraft carrier to Turkish company ...

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LM to develop Frigate LCS combat management systems

Lockheed Martin is in charge of delivering the Freedom-variant littoral combat ships to the US Navy like the USS Fort Worth pictured here in the Indian Ocean. Photo: US Navy

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has received a $67.9 million contract to develop combat management ...

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Australian survey motor launches get new navigation sonars

Survey motor launch HMAS Mermaid at sea. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

U.S. sonar system company FarSounder has been awarded a contract to upgrade Royal Australian Navy’s four ...

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HII bags $52M contract for USS Harry S. Truman modernization

USS Harry S. Truman. Photo. US Navy

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding a $52 ...

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Raytheon gets $92M contract for US Navy carrier EASR radar

Illustration. Photo: Huntington Ingalls Industries

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $92,069,954 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and ...

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Queensland, Australia to supply US Navy ships with biofuel

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Stethem, part of the Great Green Fleet, entering Sydney on August 14. Photo: US Navy

Following initial talks in June 2015, the U.S. Navy has now signed an agreement with the government of Queensland, ...

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Boeing to build two P-8A Poseidons for UK

maritime patrol aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $68.4 million contract to start procuring long-lead parts for the production of ...

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QinetiQ joins UK's Dstl at Unmanned Warrior

ASV C-Worker 5 unmanned surface vehicle. Photo: QinetiQ

British technology company QinetiQ has been contracted by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) of ...

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Raytheon to build Naval Strike Missile in US

A Naval Strike Missile is launched from Norwegian frigate Fridtjof Nansen. Photo: Raytheon

Raytheon has received an initial contract to produce Naval Strike Missile (NSM) launchers at its production ...

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Royal Navy Base Portsmouth receives new navigational lights

One of the navigational lights. Photo: VolkerWessels, UK MoD

New lights that will guide the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers safely into Portsmouth harbor will soon be ...

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GE works with GD and US Navy on improving LM2500 gas turbine

Photo: GE Marine Solutions

GE’s Marine Solutions announced recently that the LM2500 gas turbine Module Modernization Program (MMP) that the ...

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Bahamian corvette to be overhauled in the Netherlands

HMBS Nassau. Photo: Damen

The 60-meter Royal Bahamas Defence Force Corvette HMBS Nassau (P-61) has arrived at Damen Maaskant Shipyards ...

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UK government signs £184M deal for F-35B ASRAAM missile

Image of an F-35B armed with AIM-132 ASRAAM missiles, during a Flutter mission over the Eastern Shore of Maryland on the 10th November 2014. Photo: Royal Navy

The UK Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with European missile manufacturer MBDA worth around £184 million ...

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US Navy relocates GD's LX(R) design contract

San Antonio-class ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) transits the Pacific Ocean during a composite training exercise. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), a $24.38 million ...

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Japanese, Korean and US destroyers to be equipped with AEGIS

Japanese, Republic of Korea and US Navy destroyers steam in formation during the joint missile defense exercise Pacific Dragon 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $490 million contract to equip additional Japanese, Republic of Korea ...

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LM picks Cambridge Pixel for RN's navigation systems

Illustration. Photo: Royal Navy

Cambridge Pixel, a British radar and sensor software provider, has been selected by Lockheed Martin Integrated ...

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US Navy deploys UAS aboard Arleigh Burke destroyer

Puma AE. Photo: AeroVironment

Unmanned Aircraft Systems manufacturer AeroVironment announced the US Navy has recently tested and deployed the ...

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Canada awards another contract for CCGS Pierre Radisson

Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian government has awarded Verreault Navigation a CAD$8.7 million contract to refit the 38 year old ...

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Legend-class Coast Guard Cutter completes builder's trials

USCGC Munro. Photo: HII

U.S. Coast Guard’s sixth National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) has completed builder’s sea trials, ...

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British company lands $30M contract for next-gen US Navy sub

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Sheffield Forgemasters, a British heavy engineering firm, a contract worth over 30 ...

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US Coast Guard orders additional 39 response boats

A Coast Guard boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II, from Station Seattle. Photo: US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard placed a delivery order worth approximately $15 million for 39 response boats-small II and ...

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Boeing gets $60M to improve P-8A Poseidon

A P-8A Poseidon aircraft departs Boeing Field in Seattle for Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Boeing $60.8 million to finalize work on upgrades for the P-8A ...

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