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April 30, 2016 at 8:49am

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $52 Million Modernization Contract for USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Aug. 22, 2016) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $52 million contract from the U.S. Navy for nuclear propulsion and complex modernization work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as part of its planned incremental availability. The contract Read More…

U.S. Navy accepts delivery of fourth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship

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MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 15, 2016  — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team delivered the nation’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit, to the U.S. Navy on Aug. 12. The future USS Detroit is the fourth Freedom-variant LCS delivered to the U.S. Navy by Lockheed Martin and is scheduled to be commissioned in Read More…

HMS Mersey to extend Royal Navy presence in Aegean

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The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has authorised the deployment of HMS Mersey to the Aegean in support of NATO activity to counter migration. This is a significant extension of the UK contribution reflecting our continuing commitment to tackle illegal people trafficking and migration in the Aegean Sea. The announcement comes as the NATO Secretary General Read More…

27 nations to participate in world’s largest maritime exercise

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SAN DIEGO — Twenty-seven nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that Read More…

Saab Receives Optronic Sensors Order For Canadian Navy

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Defence and security company Saab has received an order from Lockheed Martin Canada to add optronic sensors to the Canadian navy’s Ceros 200 fire control directors. Manufactured by Saab, the Ceros 200 equips all of Canada’s Halifax-class frigates along with a land-based test site. Lockheed Martin Canada is the prime contractor for Canada’s Halifax-class frigate Read More…

CNO: USS Truman’s Arabian Gulf Presence Extended 30 Days

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WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 — While the 30-day extension of the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group’s presence in the Arabian Gulf is critical to the campaign to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, it also provides a broader maritime security in what also is known as the Persian Gulf, Read More…

THE ROYAL THAI NAVY SELECTS THALES TO MODERNISE ITS NAVAL CAPABILITIES

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Thales has announced two significant contracts for the supply of a full spectrum of Above-water and Underwater solutions for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). Thales will modernise the Bang Rachan Class Minehunters and supply the combat, navigation and communication suite onboard the newly ordered Krabi Class Offshore Patrol Vessel. Thales is the prime contractor for Read More…