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BAE Systems Wins UK MoD Contract To Supply Three Offshore Patrol Vessels

August 12, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

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...

DARPA, US Navy To Develop Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node

June 12, 2014 @ 02:21 PM

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...

UTC To Develop Long Endurance Undersea Vehicle For US Navy

May 15, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to proceed with the next phases of the Long Endurance Undersea Vehicle Propulsion (LEUVP) energy program. During these follow-on phases, UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Hamilton Sundstrand) will continue the design and development of a Proton Exchange Membrane...

NATO Tests MORPH Underwater Robot Network

April 23, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

The Centrefor Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) has participated in the first 2014 sea trials of the MORPH (Marine Robotic System of Self-Organising, logically Linked Physical Nodes) European Commission project. The project aims to test the latest developments in multiple-vehicle coordination and formation flying based on echo-location

ThyssenKrupp To Display Various Submarines And Missile systems At Defexpo 2014

February 5, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems will showcase a wide range of submarines, missile systems and naval surface ships at the Defexpo India 2014, New Delhi, from February 6 to 9. The company will exhibit HDW Class 214 submarine, HDW Class 209/1500 submarine, IDAS Missile System, Blohm+Voss Class 124 frigate, Blohm+Voss MEKO A-200 SAN...

From Submarines To C4ISR: Southeast Asian Naval Procurement Continues To Increase

January 27, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Naval procurement in Southeast Asia continues to grow as countries like Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and Thailand forge contracts to better equip their naval forces. Vietnam has recently entered into an agreement with India to receive training for up to 500 submariners

Navantia To Build Turkish Warfare Ships

December 30, 2013 @ 02:22 PM

Navantia and its Turkish partner SEDEF has been selected to design and build an amphibious warfare ship and four landing craft for the Turkish Navy, according to EFE. The contract, which is Navantias first foray into the Turkish market, will provide the shipyards at Fene-Ferrol and San Fernando-Puerto Real with about 800,000 man-hours of work, as well as 50,000-man-hours for its Navantia Systems subsidiary and 28,000 man-hours for Fabrica de Motores engine factory

Cameroon Receives ARESA 2400 CPV Defender And ARESA 2300 Landing Craft

December 13, 2013 @ 08:33 AM

The Cameroonian Navy has taken delivery of two new 24m-long ARESA 2400 CPV Defender and one new 23m-long ARESA 2300 LD Craft to help the force safeguard their maritime domains. Cameroon's Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, commissioned the 23m Aresa 2300 landing craft and two 24m Aresa 2400 CPV Defender patrol boats at the Cameroon Navy Base in Douala on November 21

Polish Navy To Receive New Minesweepers And Patrol Vessel

October 3, 2013 @ 10:06 AM

Poland has placed an order to build three new mine countermeasure ships and complete one long-stalled patrol vessel. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who was present at the signing of the two contracts, said the procurements contribute to safeguarding the future of the Polish Navy

Exelis Wins $42 Million Electronic Warfare Systems Contract

September 23, 2013 @ 02:40 PM

Exelis has signed a five-year contract valued at up to $42 million with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane. Under the agreement, Exelis has the opportunity to provide engineering, logistics and field and repair services for Exelis systems that support a wide range of missions in the surface, airborne, sub-surface, ground, space and cyber domains to the U

Russia Announces Fuel Tanker Bid Worth $90 Million

September 5, 2013 @ 01:13 PM

Russia announces the tender to buy a fuel tanker of worth $90 million with bidding to begin from September 24. The Project 23130 medium-sized tanker will be designed to store and transport fuel as well as dry cargo, and provide support to surface ships and submarines in peace time and in wartime, the Defense Ministrys procurements arm said in a press release

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 acquisition, installation and training on an automatic identification system as well as radio communications for the Government of the Philippines

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