US Navy’s JCREW Program Get Milestone C Approval

October 13, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

The Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) program recently received Milestone C approval, the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Oct. 9

Bangladesh Navy To Get Two New Submarines By 2015

October 13, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

The Bangladesh Navy will add two new submarines to its naval fleet by 2015, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced yesterday. “Inshaallah, two submarines will be added to the naval force by next year,” she said while awarding National Standard to BNS Osman at Naval Berth in Chittagong

Fincantieri, Finmeccanica Sign Naval Vessels MoU

October 10, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Fincantieri and Finmeccanica signed a memorandum of understanding for naval vessels sector during the launching ceremony of Fincantieris “Pietro Venuti” submarine, the companies said in a joint statement Thursday. The submarine is the third unit of the four U212A “Todaro” class twin units ordered by the Central Unit for Naval Armament...

India's Goa Shipyard Supplies Naval Equipment To Myanmar, Mauritius, Plans To Pursue...

October 7, 2014 @ 01:26 PM

Goa Shipyard Limited today said it has supplied naval equipment to countries such as Myanmar and Mauritius and is pursuing orders from other friendly foreign nations. "Contracts for two Fast Patrol Vessels for Mauritius Coast Guard have been signed along with a contract with its Government for supply of 11...

Babcock To Repair, Maintain Royal Navy's Warships And Subs In £2.6bn Contract

October 1, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Babcock has been awarded a £2.6bn contract to repair and maintain the Royal Navy's warships and submarines

Saab To Overhaul Swedish Submarine

September 30, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Saab has con a $17.9 million contract from the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration to overhaul the HMS Halland, a Gotland-class submarine commissioned in 1997

Babcock Completes WHS Design For South Korea’s Jangbogo III Submarine

September 25, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

Babcock has successfully completed the design definition of the Weapon Handling System (WHS) for South Koreas Jangbogo III submarine, marking an important milestone in the project. Babcock was awarded a contract by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) to design the Weapon Handling and Launch System (WHLS) for the 3,000 tonne Jangbogo III submarine, and manufacture the equipment for the first two boats of a class of up to nine

Textron Successfully Demos G-CLAW Precision Guided Weapon

September 17, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems announced today its G-CLAW precision guided weapon successfully completed a live-fire demonstration recently at the U.S

Kongsberg To Test Naval Strike Missile From Littoral Combat Ship

September 17, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (Kongsberg) is contracted by the US Navy to test fire Kongsbergs Naval Strike Missile (NSM) from the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) under the Foreign Comparative Testing program. The firing was requested by the US Navy to demonstrate the capability to engage a surface target at a range of 100 nautical miles from an LCS class ship

US Navy Gets Future USNS Fall River JHVS

September 17, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

The US Navy accepted delivery of Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River from the Austal USA shipbuilder. The delivery marks a major milestone, the official transfer of the vessel from the shipbuilder to the Navy

EU Sanctions Against Rostec Could Delay Several Defence Projects

September 16, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

The European Unions decision to impose sanctions against Russias Rostec will likely impact the number of projects its currently involved in with European defense firms. On-going projects include a venture with French company Turbomeca, which is part of the Safran group, for delivery of Ardiden 3G engines

US Navy Wants Japans Retired MH-53E Sea Dragons Fleet

September 16, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

The US Navy is in negotiations with Japan to acquire its retired fleet of MH-53E Sea Dragons, according to reports. The Navy wants to harvest the old helicopters for parts to help keep its own Sea Dragons flying until 2025, the Virginian-Pilot said in a report