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kerttuvali

April 30, 2016 at 8:49am

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers Guided Missile Destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to U.S. Navy

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– Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy today. Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the shipyard in August 2020. “We are proud to deliver Read More…

USS Vermont becomes latest Virginia-class fast-attack submarine in service

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The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Vermont (SSN 792), the 19th Virginia-class attack submarine, today, April 18, 2020. Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was cancelled due to public health safety and restrictions of large public gatherings, the Navy commissioned USS Vermont administratively and transitioned the ship to normal operations. Meanwhile, the Navy is looking at Read More…

KONGSBERG TO SUPPLY FINNISH NAVY CORVETTES WITH ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE AND DIVER DETECTION SONARS

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Kongsberg Maritime AS, Sensor & Robotics is celebrating the signing of a contract with Saab that will see KONGSBERG delivering its market-leading Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and diver detection sonars for the Pohjanmaa-class corvettes currently being developed by the Finnish Navy under its Squadron 2020 project. Under the terms of the contract, which equates to approximately Read More…

The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust: Discovery of WW1 German Battlecruiser SMS Scharnhorst

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– Admiral Graf von Spee’s famous flagship located off the Falkland Islands – Historic discovery will help understanding of decisive WWI naval battle – Campaign now underway to have site protected in law LONDON The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust is pleased to announce that the wreck of SMS Scharnhorst has been located off the Falkland Islands. The Scharnhorst, an armoured battlecruiser Read More…

The Royal Canadian Navy’s new mothership sails, on time and to budget

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LÉVIS, QC, Dec. 26, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Davie Shipbuilding – Canada’s leading shipbuilder – today announced that it has completed the construction, commissioning and sea-trials of the first Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship, Asterix. The ship was delivered on time, to budget and most importantly, at an internationally competitive cost. The ship departed Québec City Read More…

Lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years

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Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis was discovered on Aug. 18 by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel. The Indianapolis was found 5,500 meters below the surface, resting on the floor of the North Pacific Ocean “To be able to honor the brave men of the USS Indianapolis and their families through the discovery of a ship Read More…

Royal Navy’s first new Offshore Patrol Vessel formally named

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The first of the Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) has been formally named in Scotland today. The 90-metre warship, which will be tasked with vital counter-terrorism, anti-smuggling and maritime defence duties, was named HMS Forth in honour of the famous Scottish river in a ceremony at the BAE Systems Scotstoun shipyard. The ship will Read More…

£278M for two more Royal Navy ships as work begins on the next

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Work starts on new Royal Navy ship as MOD signs £278M contract to build two more Offshore Patrol Vehicles in the UK. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a manufacturing and support contract worth £287 million to build two more Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the Royal Navy, safeguarding hundreds of Scottish jobs. Minister Read More…

KONGSBERG wins contract to upgrade the Fridtjof Nansen class frigates worth NOK 313 million

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Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has entered into agreement with the Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) to update the Combat Management System and the Active Sonar System of the Fridtjof Nansen class frigates. The contract value is 313 MNOK and will be delivered over four years. KONGSBERG has supplied the anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare systems based Read More…

Rauma Marine Constructions and the Finnish Defence Forces sign letter of intent for construction of four vessels

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Seeing the letter of intent is realized, Rauma-based shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions will build four vessels capable of operating in ice conditions for the Finnish Defence Forces.  The Logistics Command of the Finnish Defence Forces will look into the prospects of Finnish-owned shipyard company Rauma Marine Constructions acting as the ship building partner for Read More…