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Lockheed Martin to Repair U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Parts

Lockheed Martin to Repair U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Parts

Lockheed Martin, a US-based global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company, has received a USD 7.2 million contract to repair 12 items of the common cockpit for the U.S. Navy’s H-60R/S helicopters.   The MH-60R is the Navy’s primary anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare platform, and the most advanced maritime multi-mission helicopter in operation and […]

VIDEO: Babcock Canada to Refit CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

VIDEO: Babcock Canada to Refit CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

The Government of Canada has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Babcock Canada Inc. for critical refit work for Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent.   The shipyard portion of the work will be carried out by Chantier Davie Canada Inc., a sub-contractor to Babcock Canada. The CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent is Canada’s […]

U.S. Secretaries Tour HII’s Shipbuilding Division

U.S. Secretaries Tour HII’s Shipbuilding Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) yesterday. Johnson and Palazzo toured the shipyard and the Ingalls-built National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753).   “Today was a great opportunity to show Secretary Johnson the quality craftsmanship of our shipbuilders,” […]

Keel Laid for Indonesian Navy’s SIGMA Frigate

Keel Laid for Indonesian Navy’s SIGMA Frigate

In accordance with the agreed planning in the contract for the construction of a Damen SIGMA Frigate for the Indonesian Navy, the keel laying ceremony took place on 16 April 2014 at the PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia.   The construction of the 4 modules that are going to be built at PT […]

USA: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Passes 15K Flight Hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program.   “Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturing, but what I think is even more impressive is the fact that operational F-35s accounted for more than half of those flight hours,” said J.D. McFarlan, […]

VIDEO: Raytheon’s Experts Install Advanced Technologies on USS Zumwalt

VIDEO: Raytheon’s Experts Install Advanced Technologies on USS Zumwalt

Seagulls overhead. Waves and water underfoot. After years spent fine-tuning systems in a lab, a team of Raytheon experts is getting its sea legs as it installs advanced technologies onboard the U.S. Navy’s stealthy future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) destroyer.   At the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine, the first of three Zumwalt-class ships […]

VIDEO: JFD Gets Special Commendation for Exercise Black Carillon 2013

VIDEO: JFD Gets Special Commendation for Exercise  Black Carillon 2013

James Fisher Defence (JFD), the leading global sub-sea operations and engineering company, has been awarded a special commendation from the Submarine Force Commander of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), as a result of their dedication and innovation demonstrated during Black Carillon 2013, a naval exercise conducted annually in order to test the capabilities of the […]

U.S. Senators Tour HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Division

U.S. Senators Tour HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Division

Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) Tuesday for a tour of the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division.   The visit provided the senators an opportunity to meet shipbuilders and see construction progress being made on all programs across the shipyard. Huntington Ingalls Industries President and CEO Mike Petters […]

UK: Royal Navy to Overhaul Interiors of Ships and Subs

UK: Royal Navy to Overhaul Interiors of Ships and Subs

A Plymouth-based company has been awarded a £5 million contract to overhaul the interiors of all the Royal Navy’s ships and submarines.   The investment by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to refurbish chairs, mattress covers, bed linen and curtains across the fleet will secure more than 200 jobs at Lang & Potter. New materials […]

USA: Additional Work Pushes Back PCU North Dakota’s Commissioning

USA: Additional Work Pushes Back PCU North Dakota’s Commissioning

PCU North Dakota’s (SSN 784) commissioning will be postponed, the U.S. Navy announced on April 16.   This decision is based on the need for additional design and certification work required on the submarine’s redesigned bow and material issues with vendor-assembled and delivered components. “As the Navy works with all vested parties to certify the […]

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