Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

Malaysian Navy Orders Torpedo Launcher System for Its New LCS

J+S Ltd have been selected to supply the Torpedo Launcher System (TLS) for the new Royal Malaysian Navy Littoral Combat Ships being constructed by Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.   The substantial multi-million pound contract is to supply a Triple Tube Torpedo Launcher System with associated Weapons Handling and Storage equipment across each […]

Korea Navy’s First MT30 Gas Turbine Passes Acceptance Tests

Korea Navy’s First MT30 Gas Turbine Passes Acceptance Tests

Rolls-Royce has reached a major milestone in the Republic of Korea Navy’s FFX frigate programme, with the successful completion of acceptance tests for the MT30 gas turbine.   The MT30, which will power the FFX Batch II frigates, is the world’s most power-dense marine gas turbine, meaning it packs in the maximum power into the smallest […]

US Navy Awards USS Virginia-Class Submarine Support Deal

3 Phoenix Inc., Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,997,455 modification under a previously awarded contract for continuing engineering services to support software development, procurement of commercial off-the-shelf products, and hardware and software integration.   This is required to provide improved technology for U.S. Navy open architecture and Network Centric Operations and Warfare systems in […]

Top News of the Week of Sep 08 – 14, 2014

Top News of the Week of Sep 08 – 14, 2014

Abbott Government to Spend $20 Bln on Japanese Submarines The next generation of Australian submarines could be the Japanese-built Soryu Class submarines which will replace the Collins Class vessels.   Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) […]

DRS Power & Control Technologies Awarded DDG 51 Class Support Contract

DRS Power & Control Technologies Awarded DDG 51 Class Support Contract

DRS Power & Control Technologies, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is being awarded a $15,7 million firm-fixed-price, time-and-materials contract for DDG 51 Class Power Conversion Module (PCM) for the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) preliminary design non-recurring engineering, engineering services, and associated support.   This contract provides for the AMDR PCM non-recurring engineering, long-lead-time material, low rate initial […]

Russian Navy’s Frigate Undergoes Upgrades

Russian Navy’s Frigate Undergoes Upgrades

The crew of the Russian Navy’s frigate “Tatarstan” of the Caspian flotilla proceeded to the development of new aids to navigation established in the course of modernization and scheduled maintenance in the Astrakhan region shipyard.   At the Russian Defence Ministry reports, the ship entered a phase of modernization of arms, which is carried out in order […]

Vladimir Monomakh Fires Bulava Missile

Vladimir Monomakh Fires Bulava Missile

Russian Borey-class nuclear-powered submarine “Vladimir Monomakh” successfully tested a Bulava ballistic missile, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday.   The missile was launched from a submerged position from the White Sea to the Kura test site on Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. RIA Novosti reports that ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said the launch is part of tests of […]

US Navy Orders Ship Self-Defense Hardware

US Navy Orders Ship Self-Defense Hardware

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the US Navy has awarded the company access to a $31.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide command and control hardware products for the service’s Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 (SSDS), used on Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.   SSDS is a ship-borne battle management system […]

GD: USS Boxer Maintenance Contract Awarded

GD: USS Boxer Maintenance Contract Awarded

General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, was awarded $7 million to increase an undefinitized contract action to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract for USS Boxer (LHD 4) fiscal 2014 Phased Maintenance Availability.   A phased maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and […]

Viktor Lenac Awarded USS Mount Whitney Repair Deal

Viktor Lenac Awarded USS Mount Whitney Repair Deal

Viktor Lenac Shipyard D.D., Rijeka, Croatia, is being awarded a $21,3 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 179-day Extended Service Life Program, dry docking and ship repair of USS Mount Whitney.   The ship’s primary mission is to provide communication, command, and control support to U.S. Navy forces at sea. The contract includes options which, if […]

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