Mikros Systems gets LCS combat system maintenance contract

Illustration: US Navy LCS USS Milwaukee. Photo: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Navy has awarded Mikros Systems Corporation a $3 million task and delivery order for production, logistics ...

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Aircraft Carrier Alliance honoring aircraft carrier workers

HMS Prince of Wales under construction at Rosyth. Photo: Aircraft Carrier Alliance

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA), a partnering relationship between the British industry and the UK Ministry of ...

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US Navy honors shipyard cities with ship names

USS Marinette will be the first US Navy ship to bear the name. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy will honor the cities where the littoral combat ships are being constructed by naming the next two ...

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US naval research office to join UK's Unmanned Warrior

U.S. Navy sailors launch a MK 18 MOD 2 unmanned underwater vehicle from a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) will head a U.S. Navy contingent demonstrating 10 technology projects ...

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US Navy receives first upgraded mine hunting sonars

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first of three lots of mine hunting sonar upgrade kits to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division. Photo: Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Navy has received the first of three lots of Northrop Grumman’s mine hunting sonar upgrade kits ...

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US Navy contracts Saab for AN/SPN-50 (V)1 air traffic radar

Illustration: US Navy sailor conducts preservation maintenance on an SPN-43 radar while aloft on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Saab Defense and Security USA a $38 million contract to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 ...

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Russian Navy to launch first Project 23370M modular cutter

Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced it would launch the first Project 23370M modular cutter in Murmansk, ...

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Raytheon gets $254M for JPALS production and testing

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Strike Aircraft Test Squadron (VX) 23 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN71) in November, 2013 conducting tests of the Joint Precision Approach Landing System (JPALS). Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $254.5 million contract for the design, manufacture and ...

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USS Zumwalt suffers engineering casualty

USS Zumwalt departs Bath Iron Works to start the 3-month journey to its new homeport in San Diego. Photo: US Navy

Sailors aboard USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s next-generation stealth destroyer, found a fault in the ...

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USS Jackson wrapping up maiden voyage

USS Jackson moors pier side at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB), Cuba, on Sept. 4, during the  ship's transit to its homeport in San Diego. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Indepedence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) is set to arrive to her new homeport ...

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Canadian government boosts OSI Maritime's ECPINS program

Illustration: Royal Canadian Navy submarine HMCS Victoria. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

The Canadian government will help OSI Maritime Systems speed up the development of its electronic chart precise ...

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Poly Technologies, Denel team up for SA navy shipbuilding

Illustration: South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola. Photo: SA Navy

China’s Poly Technologies and South African Denel have entered a cooperation agreement under which the two ...

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France receives second Bâtiment multi-mission ship

B2M Bougainville. Photo: French Navy

The French Navy has taken delivery of the second Kership-built Bâtiment multi-mission ship named Bougainville. The ...

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NZ tanker to feature Rolls Royce's wave-piercing hull form

A 3D Image of the Logistics Support Vessel HHI is to build for NZDF. Photo: HHI

New Zealand Navy’s new 23,000t Polar-class logistics support vessel, which will replace the 30-year-old ...

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USS Montgomery fifth LCS to break down within a year

USS Montgomery. Photo: Austal

The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the newest littoral combat ship USS Montgomery which the Navy received in June ...

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New FREMM frigate for French Navy launched in Lorient

FREMM Bretagne during the float out. Photo: DCNS

French shipbuilder DCNS has launched Bretagne, the French Navy’s fifth FREMM multi purpose frigate. ...

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Britain hires industrial team to work on laser weapons

Illustration. Photo: MBDA

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is preparing a £30M contract which will see a number of companies join together to ...

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Video: US Navy's 13th LCS hits water for first time


USS Wichita, the U.S. Navy’s 13th littoral combat ship was launched during a September 17 ceremony at ...

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US Navy secretary names two new destroyers

Photo: US Navy

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the names for two new Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in a ceremony ...

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US Navy to christen USS Wichita LCS

Photo: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Navy is set to christen its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Wichita (LCS 13), during a ...

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US Coast Guard starts construction of first OPC

National offshore patrol cutter design. Photo: Eastern Shipbuilding Group.

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Eastern Shipbuilding Group a $110.29 million contract for the production of the ...

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Austal to build two more US Navy EPF

USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1), the first Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel designed and constructed by Austal for the US Navy. Photo: Austal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal a $248.8 million contract for the design and construction of another two ...

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Millennium Corporation bags U.S. Navy Sea Warrior work

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

Millennium Corporation, a veteran-owned provider of IT professional services and technical solutions, has been ...

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US Navy awards HII $19 million to accelerate LX(R) design

The U.S. Navy's LX(R) amphibious warship class will replace the Harpers Ferry- and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ships and will use the same hull as the San Antonio (LPD 17) class. HII rendering

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $19.1 million contract modification to accelerate design ...

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GD NASSCO to perform USS Gonzalez dry-docking overhaul

USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) arriving at Naval Station Norfolk in July 13, 2016. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics’ division NASSCO-Norfolk a $21 million ...

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