Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

DCNS Ends Indian Navy Crew Training Sessions

DCNS Ends Indian Navy Crew Training Sessions

DCNS has successfully completed the operational and intermediate level crew training sessions of Platform Management System and Steering Console for the Indian Navy on 8th of August, 2014.   The trainings were conducted during five weeks at HBL, Hyderabad, for the crew of 1st & 2nd Scorpene® India submarines and MDL employees, for a total […]

SafeGuard ARMOR Helps Choose Protective Gear

Deciding on the right gear for maritime security comes with an increased level of difficulty due to the variety of body armor available on today’s market. SafeGuard ARMOR, a premium body armor designer and manufacturer, advises on choosing the right body armor and other measures that need to be taken into consideration when purchasing protective gear.   There are 3 types of body armor available […]

Hydro Group Wins Submarine System Requirements Deal

Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, has secured a contract with BAE Systems, valued at approximately £2million, for work to be delivered over the next two years.   Hydro Group has been selected by BAE Systems to design, develop and qualify […]

Australia to Receive P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Australia to Receive P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Australian Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced the United States Navy has executed an Advanced Acquisition Contract for Australia’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft.   Senator Johnston said this key Defence procurement would allow the withdrawal of the ageing AP-3C Orion fleet, and enable Boeing US to place lead time orders in support of Australia’s first […]

Another F-35 Lightning II Contract for Lockheed Martin

Another F-35 Lightning II Contract for Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $20 million modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract.   This modification provides site activation efforts required for the stand-up of the United Kingdom Joint Strike Fighter Academic Training Center at Royal Air Force Marham, […]

NAVFAC Southeast Awards F-35 Maintenance Hangar Deal

NAVFAC Southeast Awards F-35 Maintenance Hangar Deal

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced the first task order from a $240 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple award design-build construction contract Aug. 26.   Carothers Construction Inc., of Oxford, Mississippi, was awarded the initial task order for $34.4 million for the design and construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at Marine Corps Air […]

BIW to Upgrade US Navy’s LCS Program

BIW to Upgrade US Navy’s LCS Program

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics.   Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy […]

Raytheon Awarded Standard Missile Deal

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an $8,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) and Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) engineering and technical services.   This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (84.5) and Japan (15.5 percent). Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (86 percent); Maizura, Japan (11 percent); Huntsville, […]

BAE Systems to Update USS Scout

BAE Systems to Update USS Scout

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Scout (MCM-08) fiscal 2014 selected restricted availability.   An SRA includes planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work […]

USS Port Royal Repair Deal Awarded

USS Port Royal Repair Deal Awarded

BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $16,6 million undefinitized contract action to a previously awarded contract for repair and alteration of USS Port Royal (CG 73).   USS Port Royal will be undergoing a docking continuous maintenance availability which is the opportunity in the ship’s life cycle to primarily conduct repair and alteration […]

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