MBDA will be introducing the SPIMM (Self-Protection Integrated Mistral Module) designed to equip ships of all types, particularly those without a combat system (such as supply ships), at NAVDEX 2019 this week in UAE. The SPIMM module consists of a SIMBAD-RC automated naval turret equipped with two ready-to-fire Mistral missiles and...
HENSOLDT will equip the second batch of the German Navys K130 corvettes with its TRS-4D Rotator naval radar and its MSSR 2000 ID friend-or-foe identification system (IFF). The company was awarded a corresponding order for seven systems of each type from the German procurement authority BAAINBw, which are to be delivered...
Lockheed Martin has won a $184 million modification contract from the US Navy for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems. SEWIP is a development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system
Canada's Combat Ship Team comprising of BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics as partners has been awarded the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) design contract by Irving Shipbuilding. Irving Shipbuilding is the CSC prime contractor and will build all 15 ships at Halifax Shipyard, Lockheed Martin...
The US Navys Gerald R. Ford aircraft carriers self defense system has been tested for the first time
General Atomics has won $19 million contract to manufacture, test and deliver Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) spare parts to support United States navy's CVN-78 aircraft carrier. The contract includes, assembly, inspection, integration of EMALS spares prior to the Advanced Arresting Gear and EMALS material support dates, US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
Lockheed Martin has won $77 million modification contract for production of the United States Navys AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Surface Ship Undersea Warfare System (UWS). The AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 is the Surface Ship Undersea Warfare combat system with the capabilities to search, detect, classify, localize and track undersea contacts, and to engage and evade submarines, mine-like small objects and torpedo threats, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday
Navantia has started the construction of the first corvette for the Royal Saudi Arabian Navy. This symbolic action consisted of cutting the first steel plate for the vessel, belonging to block 401 of the engine room
BAE Systems will provide mission system support to the UK Royal Navys largest ever warships, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince Of Wales, as part of an updated integration services agreement. Through an addition to the Naval Combat Systems Integration Support Services (NCSISS) contract, BAE Systems will ensure both aircraft carriers are kept ready for operations by providing system engineering, the company said in a statement Monday
General Dynamics has won $91.4 million modification contract for USS George H
Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding has secured a contract to build the third and fourth Ford-class aircraft carriers for a deal potentially worth US$26 Billion. The block-buying process, in the case of the two aircraft carriers, is expected to save the Navy $4 billion
The Shenyang Aircraft Design Institute has issued a Request For Proposal (RFP) to acquire an “integral unit for photoelectric target acquisition that is stealth capable,” setting off speculation that the institute was developing a carrier-based version of Chinas FC-31 stealth fighter jet. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is looking to procure stealth parts for China's aircraft carrier-based fighter jet manufacturer, Shenyang