Raytheon Wins Border Security Contract Worth $18 Million

August 26, 2013 @ 02:29 PM

Raytheon Company has won a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) maritime border security contract for the Philippines estimated at up to $18 million. Under the two-year base contract, Raytheon will design and construct a National Coast Watch Center (NCWC); support integration of data from various agencies into the NCWC; and provide...

The Third FREMM Multi Mission Vessel Launched

July 1, 2013 @ 02:32 PM

Italian shipyard Riva Trigoso today launched the frigate “Carlo Margottini”, the third of a series of FREMM vessels - Multi Mission European Frigates - ordered from Fincantieri by the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French program of cooperation. The frigate was named in honour of Captain Carlo Margottini,...

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Headed For Sea Trials

June 11, 2013 @ 02:39 PM

China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, has left its homeport of Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province to conduct scientific experiments and sea training, naval authorities told Xinhua News Agency Tuesday. This was the first time for the carrier to leave its homeport to conduct training voyage since it anchored...

Israel Offers India Hybrid Maritime Security Solutions

May 30, 2013 @ 03:20 PM

Elbit Systems has teamed with Windward to offer integrated maritime solutions for the Indian authorities, according to a statement. The joint solution combines Windwards innovative satellite-based maritime analytics system, MarInt, with Elbit Systems wide range of solutions for maritime domain awareness, including Hermes 900 maritime patrol Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)

India Commissions Large OPV; To Be Built Indigenously

May 22, 2013 @ 02:22 PM

Indian Coast Guard Ship Vaibhav, the 3rd in the series of 90 meters class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) was commissioned today at Tuticorin byVice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal, Director General Indian Coast Guard. This 90 metres OPV has been designed and built indigenously by M/s GSL and is...

GE To Provide Gas Turbines For Japanese Destroyer

April 8, 2013 @ 05:50 PM

GE Marine announced that it will provide IHI, Tokyo, Japan, with LM2500 and LM500 gas turbines for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) new 24DDH destroyer. The GE LM2500 gas turbines will be equipped with integrated electronic controls

US $2.6 Billion Overhaul for US Nuke Aircraft Carrier

April 3, 2013 @ 02:57 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) was awarded a $2.6 billion cost-plus-incentive-fee contract today for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

DCNS Sets Up Marine Renewable Energy Unit Following OpenHydro Acquisiton

March 19, 2013 @ 10:53 AM

DCNS is now the majority shareholder in the Irish start-up OpenHydro, specialised in marine turbines, with a 59.7% holding

Russian To Get 24 Submarines, 54 Warships By 2020

March 12, 2013 @ 03:11 PM

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu revealed on Monday that the Russian Navy will receive 24 submarines and 54 warships of various classes by 2020. “As a result of the implementation of the state rearmament program to 2020, the navy should receive eight nuclear-powered strategic submarines, 16 multirole submarines and 54 warships of various classes,” Shoigu said

SAIC Bags $667M Warfighter Platform Integration Contract From U.S. SSC Atlantic

February 4, 2013 @ 08:33 AM

Science Applications International Corporation or SAIC was awarded a $667 million contract by the U.S

Rolls-Royce To Supply Waterjets To Finland

December 17, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Rolls-Royce has won a contract from the Finnish Navy to supply waterjets for new high speed landing crafts. The waterjets will be used to power Marine Alutech Oy Ab's new WatercatM18 AMC high speed troop transport craft, which are currently under construction for the Finnish Navy

BAE System’s Bofors Mk4 Naval Gun To Undergo Sea Trails

October 23, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

BAE Systems’s Bofors Mk4 naval gun is all set to undergo sea trails on the Swedish Navy patrol boat. The Bofors Mk4 gun, developed by BAE’s Global Combat Systems business and are lighter, is a cheaper and smaller version of their 40mm naval gun