Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine have begun the construction of a new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 25, the future USS Marinette. The automated ship is equipped with Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) and a Mark 110 gun, capable of firing 220 rounds per minute
Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the Virginia-class attack submarine, New Jersey (SSN 796) on Monday. New Jersey is the 23rd Virginia-class fast attack submarine
Four frigates of the De Zeven Provinciën-class belonging to the Royal Netherlands Navy will get Thales SMART-L Multi Mission Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA)-type of radars. The lead ship of the class HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën has already been equipped with the radar that will provide the ship with air and missile defense capability
The United States (US) Navy has planned to upgrade its fleet of Arleigh Burke destroyers with Raytheons Spy-6 air and missile defense radar. The radars will be replacing Spy-1D arrays on the Flight IIA destroyers, improving the destroyers radar sensitivity
The United States (US) is likely to sign a deal for 10 Virginia-class submarines next month with General Dynamics Electric Boat and subcontractor Huntington Ingalls Industries. The 10-ship contract will include nine 84-foot Block V Virginia Payload Module (VPM) subs, according to budget documents submitted to Congress this week
East Coast Repair and Fabrication is awarded $213 million multiple award contract (MAC) for ship repair, maintenance, and modernization of surface combatants (DDG and CG) class ships and amphibious (LSD, LPD and LHD) class ships homeported in Mayport, Florida, under Lot 1. This award was made under rolling admissions of the current IDIQ-MAC Lot 1
General Dynamics has won $2 billion modification contract for additional material (to include Long Lead Time Material and Economic Ordering Quantity) associated with the Fiscal 2019 – Fiscal 2023 Virginia class submarines (SSNs 802 – 811). The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract, the US department of defense said in a statement Monday
Russia has begun developing a modernized frigate under Project 22350, that is capable of carrying 48 Kalibr cruise missiles. "The Northern Design Bureau has completed designing frigates of Project 22350M capable of carrying up to 48 Kalibr cruise missiles,”
Indias second scorpene-class submarine, INS Khanderi will be inducted into service by early May, according to a defense source. “Khanderi has completed all trials and is in the final stages of acceptance
Japan and the United States plan to jointly developing a new radar system for US Navys Aegis-equipped warships to counter threats from North Korea and China. Japan faces nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, is hoping to strengthen its security alliance with the United States through the joint development,
The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has won a contract to provide classification services for a series of eight Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes to be constructed for the Indian Navy. The order was awarded under competitive bidding in which other classification societies participated, after qualifying stringent technical requirements
Turkish firm STM signed a contract yesterday to enhance capabilities of Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B Submarines. The company will modernize four Pak submarines
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