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
The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel (OPV - Offshore Patrol Vessel) ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard. The contract, amounting for Fincantieri to approx
The United Kingdom ministry of defense has selected a syndicate of British firms, along with four international shipbuilding companies to compete for its Fleet Solid Support Ships contract. The British consortium is made up of leading manufacturing and engineering companies Babcock, BAE Systems, Cammell Laird and Rolls-Royce
Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the extension of the industrial cooperation already existing between the two groups to all segments of merchant shipbuilding. The agreement foresees the parties to discuss the possibility to extend their current collaboration, which counts a joint venture dedicated to the first cruise ships ever built in China for the local market and other related activities, including a number of research and development projects in several areas of the shipbuilding, such as: vessels for the oil & gas industry; cruise-ferries; mega-yachts; special vessels; steel infrastructures; marine engineering and...
Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) delivered the future USS Sioux City, Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 11, and future USS Wichita, LCS 13, to the United States Navy. LCS 11 is the sixth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team and will be commissioned at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on Nov
Fincantieri has started the work on the first ‘Doha class corvette ordered by the Qatari Ministry of Defense (MoD) by a steel cutting ceremony at Italys Muggiano (La Spezia) yard. The contract envisages the supply of seven surface vessels, of which four corvettes, one amphibious vessel (LPD - Landing Platform Dock), and two patrol vessels (OPV - Offshore Patrol Vessel) as well as support services in Qatar for further 10 years after the delivery of the vessels
Israeli company Aeronautics Ltd has won a $27 million contract to supply Dominator unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to the Thai Ministry of Defense. The contract includes UAVs, land equipment and accompanying services over three years
The United States department of defense has awarded a combined $37.3 million contract to exercise options for Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) conceptual design
A total of nine consortia comprising of international shipbuilding companies and system suppliers have bid for the Brazilian Navy's "Tamandare" Class Corvettes project the shortlist of which is expected on August 27. Another stage of tender process ended on 18 of last month
Fincantieri has delivered the seventh of a series of 10 FREMM vessels, “Federico Martinengo” to the Italian Navy. The FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates has been commissioned to Fincantieri as part of the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation)
Austal USA, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Fincantieri Marine and Huntington Ingalls were each awarded approximately $15 million for conceptual design of the Guided-missile Frigate (FFG(X)) project. The US Navy will evaluate the work of the five companies over the next 16 months before a final request for proposal in 2019 and a contract award in 2020, a US DoD contract announcement said
The US Navy commissioned USS Little Rock (LCS 9), the nation's fifth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) on the Buffalo River on Saturday. The ship is built by a Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine team and completed its acceptance trials in August and was delivered to the US Navy on Sept
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