Navantia To Build Turkish Warfare Ships

December 30, 2013 @ 02:22 PM

Navantia and its Turkish partner SEDEF has been selected to design and build an amphibious warfare ship and four landing craft for the Turkish Navy, according to EFE. The contract, which is Navantias first foray into the Turkish market, will provide the shipyards at Fene-Ferrol and San Fernando-Puerto Real with about...

Thales Sign Agreement For Polish OPV-Class Ship

December 16, 2013 @ 03:32 PM

Thales signed an agreement worth about 100 million Euros with Poland to supply equipment for building OPV-class ship Slazak (Silesian). The agreements cover the supply of an Integrated Combat System (contractor Thales Nederland BV) and an Integrated Communications System (Thales Electronic Systems GmbH), according to DziennikZbrojny

Cameroon Receives ARESA 2400 CPV Defender And ARESA 2300 Landing Craft

December 13, 2013 @ 08:33 AM

The Cameroonian Navy has taken delivery of two new 24m-long ARESA 2400 CPV Defender and one new 23m-long ARESA 2300 LD Craft to help the force safeguard their maritime domains. Cameroon's Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, commissioned the 23m Aresa 2300 landing craft and two 24m Aresa 2400...

US Navy Successfully Tests Missile-Range Instrumentation Vessel

December 9, 2013 @ 12:51 PM

The US Navy has successfully conducted final contract trials of missile range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O Lorenzen off the San Diego coast. During the trials, the vessel validated its systems including main propulsion, damage control, supply, deck, navigation, habitability, electrical systems and operations

Selex Wins ANZAC Frigates Support Contract Worth 125 million Euros

December 6, 2013 @ 12:33 PM

Selex ES has won a contract worth about 125 million euros to provide and support modernization of communication systems of the Royal Australian Navys (RAN) eight ANZAC-Class frigates, as part of the SEA1442 Phase 4 programme. The company has been established to play a leading role in the delivery and support...

DRS Technologies To Continue Arleigh Missile Destroyers Modernization Program Support

December 4, 2013 @ 07:38 AM

DRS Technologies has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity five-year contract with a total potential value of up to $22 million for upgrades to the repair station consoles (RSC) on DDG 51-class ships. RSC systems automate and integrate shipboard damage control communications to increase the survivability of battle-damaged ships

BAE Systems Delivers First Corvette To Oman

October 8, 2013 @ 02:35 PM

The Royal Navy of Oman takes delivery of its first of the three Khareef class warships built by BAE Systems under the sultanate's Project Khareef. His Excellency Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi said: “Today we celebrate the arrival of AL SHAMIKH into the waters of the sultanate, the first ship of Project Khareef, which would contribute to the strengthening of military capabilities and capacities of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) which enjoys the Royal care and attention of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces

Polish Navy To Receive New Minesweepers And Patrol Vessel

October 3, 2013 @ 10:06 AM

Poland has placed an order to build three new mine countermeasure ships and complete one long-stalled patrol vessel. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who was present at the signing of the two contracts, said the procurements contribute to safeguarding the future of the Polish Navy

INS Vikramaditya To Be Delivered In November, According To Officials

September 24, 2013 @ 09:55 AM

The much-delayed 44,570-tonne aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has finally completed its extensive sea trials in Russia and is all set to be delivered to India in mid-November, according to an official. "The carrier will now head back to the harbour at Severodvinsk

Exelis Wins $42 Million Electronic Warfare Systems Contract

September 23, 2013 @ 02:40 PM

Exelis has signed a five-year contract valued at up to $42 million with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane. Under the agreement, Exelis has the opportunity to provide engineering, logistics and field and repair services for Exelis systems that support a wide range of missions in the surface, airborne, sub-surface, ground, space and cyber domains to the U

Russia Announces Fuel Tanker Bid Worth $90 Million

September 5, 2013 @ 01:13 PM

Russia announces the tender to buy a fuel tanker of worth $90 million with bidding to begin from September 24. The Project 23130 medium-sized tanker will be designed to store and transport fuel as well as dry cargo, and provide support to surface ships and submarines in peace time and in wartime, the Defense Ministrys procurements arm said in a press release

FLIR Systems Wins $136.6 Million Aerial Vehicle Contract

August 30, 2013 @ 02:23 PM

FLIR Systems has won an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S