Category archives for: Contracts & Tenders

Korte Construction to Build P-8A Training Facility

Korte Construction to Build P-8A Training Facility

Korte Construction Co., doing business as The Korte Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $36,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of the P-8A Multi-Missioned Maritime Aircraft Training Facility at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.   The work to be performed provides for design and construction of a two-story operational training facility that includes […]

New Zealand’s ANZAC Frigates to Get SSTD Systems

New Zealand’s ANZAC Frigates to Get SSTD Systems

Ultra Electronics announces that its Sonar Systems business, based in Greenford, Middlesex, has been awarded a contract, worth £9.9m for the provision of its Sea Sentor Surface Ship Torpedo Defence (SSTD) system to be used for New Zealand’s ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade (FSU) programme.   Negotiations completed with a contract signing ceremony on 11th July […]

Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ?

Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ?

An urgent Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s multi-billion dollar naval shipbuilding industry – employing over 15,000 direct jobs – started in Canberra this morning.   The hearing will focus on last month’s decision by the Government to shut out Australian ship builders – including Adelaide’s ASC – from tendering to build two Navy supply ships. […]

Russia: Acceptance Papers for “Stoiky” Corvette Signed

Russia: Acceptance Papers for “Stoiky” Corvette Signed

The Russian State Commission signed the acceptance papers for the new corvette “Stoiky” on July 18 in Baltiysk.   According to PortNews.ru, this third serial corvette of project 20380 was built at Severnaya Verf, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. “Stoiky” inherited its name from its famous predecessors: the first of the Baltic Fleet’s 7U destroyer project. […]

USNS Arctic to Undergo Maintenance

USNS Arctic to Undergo Maintenance

Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $11,6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8).   Work will include opening, cleaning and purging gas from tanks, voids and cofferdams; repairing and replacing various sections of weather deck handrails on the forward main mast, replenishment-at-sea […]

Top News of the Week of July 14 – 20, 2014

Top News of the Week of July 14 – 20, 2014

UK’s Second New Aircraft Carrier Step Closer to Assembly Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second of Britain’s two new aircraft carriers has been completed. Indian Navy’s INS Kuthar Damaged in Accident INS Kuthar, Indian Navy’s Khukri class corvette, was damaged while operating in the Andaman and […]

BAE Systems Wins USS New Orleans Maintenance Deal

BAE Systems Wins USS New Orleans Maintenance Deal

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $15,1 million modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract for USS New Orleans (LPD 18) fiscal 2014 selected restricted availability (SRA).   An SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military […]

Huntington Ingalls Receives Affordability Design Contract

Huntington Ingalls Receives Affordability Design Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded an affordability design contract for $23.5 million for early industry involvement to reduce the construction and life-cycle cost for the amphibious assault ship LHA 8.   “Ingalls Shipbuilding has been constructing large-deck amphibious ships for nearly 50 years, and this contract will build on our company’s […]

Boustead to Build Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs

Boustead to Build Malaysian Navy’s SGPV LCSs

Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS) has received an order to construct six Second Generation Patrol Vessels with Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) capability for the Royal Malaysian Navy.   According to Bursa Malaysia Berhad, the company finalized the negotiations with The Ministry of Defence Malaysia (MoD) and signed a formal agreement with a value of RM9 billion (USD […]

UK Navy’s Wildcat Helicopters Contract to Sustain 300 Jobs

UK Navy’s Wildcat Helicopters Contract to Sustain 300 Jobs

The Royal UK Navy’s new Wildcat helicopters will be fitted with £90 million missiles thanks to a contract that will sustain 300 UK jobs.   The next-generation precision future anti-surface guided weapon (FASGW) (heavy) and FASGW (light) missiles will be integrated, tested and installed on 28 Wildcat helicopters by 2020. Capable of targeting small boats, […]

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