France could cancel a deal to supply a $1.6 billion helicopter carrier, ‘Mistral to Russia
Russia has offered to upgrade Indias Kilo class submarines soon after the Indian MoD cleared a midlife upgrade proposal for the Russian origin subs. The Defense Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley recently cleared a whole host of proposals including a midlife upgrade of six submarines worth $2
Damen has recently signed a contract with Astilleros Navales Ecuatorianos (Astinave) to construct two Damen SPas 5009 for the Ecuadorian Coastguard. The Ecuadorian shipyard will build both vessels locally with Damen Technical Cooperation, which is Damens method of ‘building on site
Rosboronexport, Russias main weapons exporter supplied approximately $5.1 billion worth of military goods in the first half of 2014, according to Director General Anatoly Isaykin
BAE Systems has been awarded a 348 million-pound contract by the British government to build three new Offshore Patrol Vessels, formalising an initial deal agreed last year, according to Reuters. The vessels, which will be used in counter-terrorism, counter-piracy and anti-smuggling operations, will be built at BAE Systems shipyards on the Clyde in Scotland, safeguarding 800 jobs, Britains Ministry of Defence (MOD) said on Tuesday
Saab has won a $6 million contract from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding design plans for a New Lightweight Torpedo (NLT). The order is part of the Letter of Intent regarding the Swedish armed forces underwater capability which was announced on June 9, 2014
DARPA and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on a joint DARPA/Navy research and development program called “Tern". This joint effort builds upon the existing work of DARPAs Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program, or “TERN,” which has been exploring concepts for a long-endurance and long-range aircraft that would operate from a variety of Navy ships
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded approximately £111m worth of new contracts to maintain its small boat fleet, which is used by the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army and MoD Police. Firms benefitting from the five-year contracts include Devonport Royal Dockyard, UK Dock Tyne Slipway & Eng, Berthon Boat, MPI Services (UK), Marine Specialised Tech, and BAE Systems Surface Ships
BAE Systems will be joined by six companies in building the new Type 26 frigate for Britain's Royal Navy. The six companies include Babcock, for the ship's air weapons handling system; DCNS for work on the vessel's propulsion shaft lines; GE Energy Power Conversion for the ship's electric propulsion motor and drive system; Imtech, for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and the low-voltage electrical equipment; Raytheon, for development of integrated navigation and bridge systems; and Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions for the ship's fixed firefighting systems
Sagetech Corporation announced it has signed a contract with the U.S
DCNS will present its range of naval solutions at FIDAE 2014 and will use the “opportunity to show its involvement in marine renewable energy, a fast-growing sector in Chile”. Partner of the Chilean Navy for a number of years, DCNS opened a representation office in Santiago two years ago to maintain a preferential link with the Navy and meet its requirements, according to an official statement
Science Applications International Corporation today announced it will be present three capabilities at DIMDEX 2014 this week in Doha, Qatar. SAICs maritime based technologies and solutions will include the Critical Infrastructure Surveillance and Security Solutions
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