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Northrop Grumman Awarded $15m Naval Contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. is being awarded a $15.4m cost-plus-award-fee modification under previously awarded contract to exercise an option to provide integration services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The contract comes from The Naval Sea Systems Command. This modification supports the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Module Program Office (PMS 420), Program Executive Office, Littoral and Mine Warfare. LCS Mission Packages will be optimized for flexibility in the littorals. Work will be performed in Washington, D.C. (43 percent); Bethpage, N.Y. (32 percent); Panama City, Fla. (19 percent); Hollywood, Md. (2 percent); San Diego, Calif. (2 percent); and Dahlgren, Va. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2008. Contract funds in the amount of $113,338, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.


Bechtel Wins Navy Nuclear Work

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., is being awarded a $312,584,222 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed fee contract (N00024-08-C-2118) for Naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pa., (68.3 percent), and Schenectady, N.Y., (31.7 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts


Stratos Wins Protest of Five-Year Contract

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. has granted the Stratos protest of a five-year U.S. Navy SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Inmarsat lease contract award to Comsat. The court ruled the contract awarded this past June was legally invalid, and required the U.S. Navy to retender its request for proposal for the five-year $111.9 million contract. The Court directed the Navy to conclude the recompetition by January 28, 2000.


Bechtel Inks Navy Deal

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., is being awarded a $177,503,811 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-2102) for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady (59 percent) and Pittsburgh (41 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No additional information is provided on naval nuclear propulsion efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the


Analox wins US and UK Naval Contracts

Analox has been awarded a contract by the US Defense department for the supply of a 40 additional Sub MkIIP Submarine Escape Monitors. This adds to the fleet’s current pool of 209 operational Sub MkIIP analysers.  In addition to supplying the fleet, Analox is contracted to the annual in service support of the analysers. The Sub MkIIP is a vital decision making aid on any disabled submarine, and part of a unique set of escape and rescue equipments installed onto the submarine in


dB Control Get Five-year Naval Contract

dB Control awarded $3.3M, five-year contract to supply high-power products to U.S. Navy dB Control Corp., manufacturer of high-power microwave amplifiers, radar/electronic countermeasure (ECM) transmitters, and high- and low-voltage power supplies, has been awarded a contract worth an estimated $3.3 million by the U.S. Navy to produce high-power products and services . The contract is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) with one base year and four option years.


Raytheon Awarded Contract

Raytheon Co., Naval and Maritime Integrated Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $12,786,487 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, build, test and deployment of the Acoustic Observatory (AO) Array Wet Subsystem (WS). The array will be deployed off of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Ft Lauderdale, Fla., and will be used to determine the upper bounds to passive sonar performance in highly cluttered, shallow water environments. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I


Raytheon Awarded Contract

Raytheon Systems Co., Defense Systems Segment, Naval & Maritime Systems, Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded a $9,727,011 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for one set of SPY-1D(V) Aegis transmitter group high volt power supplies. Work will be performed in Sudbury, Mass., and Andover, Mass., and is expected to be completed by February 2005. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year


Latest US DofD Contracts

A major harbor dredging contract, and another for work on a Navy floating dry-dock figure in the latest list of Department of Defense awards, as follows: Dredging Great Lakes Dock and Dredge Company LLC, Oak Brook, Ill., was awarded a $10,273,971 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging services in support of the Baltimore Harbor Dredging Project. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Md., with an estimated completion date of March 28, 2014.  The Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Md


Bechtel Gets Navy Nuclear Propulsion Contract Modification

Image courtesy of Bechtel Plant Machinery

U.S. Department of Defense announce that Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a US$17,792,893 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2106) for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady, New York (68 percent), and Monroeville, Pennsylvania (32 percent). DoD add that no completion date or additional information is provided on naval nuclear propulsion program contracts.


Fincantieri, Finmeccanica Win Italian Navy LHD Contract

Photo Fincantieri - Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A.

  Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and reference player in the naval shipbuilding industry, and Finmeccanica, Italy’s leading manufacturer in the high technology sector, have been awarded the contract for the construction and equipment of one


Austal Delivers 7th Cape Class Patrol Boat

Cape Wessel (Photo: Austal)

Shipbuilder Austal Limited announced it has delivered Cape Wessel, the seventh of eight Cape Class patrol boats being supplied to Australian Border Force under a $330 million design, build and in-service support contract. “The on-time delivery of Cape Wessel and continued efficiencies


Fincantieri to Supply Four OPVs to the Bangladesh Coast Guard

Image: Fincantieri - Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A.

 Fincantieri has been awarded the contract with the Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) for the supply of four Italian Navy “Minerva” class corvettes to be upgraded and converted into Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), and to provide the related logistics support services.   


Egyptian Vessel Sinks

Photo: Egyptian military spokesperson

 Taba, an Egyptian ferry, carrying passengers, cargo and trucks, sank in the Red Sea early on Sunday, according to state-owned news agency MENA.   The 6,600-gt Taba (built 1985) had capsized because the trucks on board the ship were parked mainly on one side


WWI U-Boat Propeller Returned to German Navy

A handover ceremony took place on the German Naval vessel Karlsruhe in the Portsmouth Naval Base (Photo: MCA)

A brass propeller from the first U-Boat to be sunk a century ago has been given back to the country it belongs to, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported.   The propeller from the German World War I submarine U-8 was handed over by the MCA to members of the current Navy


Boksa Wins Research Vessel Design Contract

Image: Boksa Marine Design

Boksa Marine Design informs it has signed a contract with a Florida-based oceanography institute for the design and engineering of a new 78-foot coastal class research vessel.   The new boat will replace an existing vessel which has been used as a floating laboratory for scientists and


China to Use Civilian Ships for Military

Photo: China Shipping Line

 The Chinese government has approved a set of technical guidelines that require all civilian shipbuilders to ensure that their new vessels are suitable for military use in an emergency, the China Classification Society has revealed, reports Reuters.  


Competition, Quality and Demand Come Together

Silver Ships

Combat, Patrol and Law Enforcement Vessels Meet Multiple Missions with varied business plans. U.S. firms building patrol, combat and law enforcement craft are weathering government budget cuts by strengthening ties with clients and public agencies


China to Retrofit 172,000 Civilian Ships for Military Use

Photo: China Shipping Lines

China set to retrofit 172,000 merchant ships for military purposes so they can be used in the event of a war, reports the Diplomat.   Chinese civilian shipbuilders have to ensure that their vessels can be used by the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) during times of ‘crisis’


Libya Warns EU Over Migrant Ops Plan

Forces from Libya's internationally recognised government have warned European countries that any vessels entering Libyan waters without permission would be targeted by air strikes. The warning came after European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to launch a naval operation to combat


Oben Naki Heads to Canada

Oben Naki

Emphasising the close working relationship which exists between naval architects Robert Allan Ltd and Turkish shipbuilders Sanmar Ltd, Sanmar's Oben Naki has relocated to Vancouver BC to join the Canadian designers as contracts manager (Turkey).


Ship Design: Survivability Measures to Quantify Combat Capability

Alion’s MOTISS solution identifies susceptible weapons impact locations and analyzes the impact of the impact to mission capability by examining structural integrity, damage to mechanical and electronic systems, and crew survival.  Image © Alion Science and Technology

VISBY, ZUMWALT, INDEPENDENCE, FREEDOM, TORNIO, SAN ANTONIO, INCHEON, SIGMA, FREMM ... ... these ships are not only capable, tested and proven warships, they are extremely complex. ZUMWALT alone carries 16 Electronic Module Enclosures that contain 235 electronics cabinets each supporting a complex


Portsmouth Naval Base Harnesses Sun Power

Ken Hobbs, Head of Energy Solutions and Services at BAE Systems Maritime Services in Portsmouth Naval Base (Photo: BAE Systems)

BAE Systems has completed a large scale installation of solar panels at Portsmouth Naval Base to increase energy efficiency and generate savings. In total, almost 2,000 solar panels comprising the latest photovoltaic technology have been installed on two key Portsmouth Naval Base buildings


New Vessel Traffic Management System for Portsmouth

Image courtesy of BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a £5.5 million contract to install a new Vessel Traffic Management System to assist in the controlling and monitoring of all ship movements within Portsmouth Harbor and the Eastern Solent.    The contract is the latest development in the partnering


Australian Navy Awards In-service Support Contract

HMAS Choules is a Bay Class Landing Ship Dock, based on the Royal Schelde Enforcer design. It served with the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary from 2006 to 2011, before being transferred to the Royal Australian Navy. (Australian Navy photo)

The Australian Government informs it has awarded a $60.6 million in-service support contract for maintenance of the Bay-Class Landing Ship Dock, HMAS Choules, over the next two years.    The maintenance contract awarded to Atlantic & Peninsula Australia Pty Ltd (A&P Australia)






 
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