Rafael Signs $28m Navy Deal
The Israeli Armament Development Authority Rafael signed a contract with the United States Navy to supply then with 67 Typhoon-type naval weapon stations. The deal, a joint enterprise between Rafael and the American company EBA, is set to yield Rafael $28m. The Typhoon-type naval weapon station is designated for medium diameter canons installed on navy ships. The system is also designed to handle terror threats from sea. (Source: Ynetnews)
Northrop Gets Navy Deal Worth up to $43M
Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) was recently awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy with a high-end value of $43m. Under the deal, Northrop will provide management and technical support for foreign military sales, a government-to-government program for selling defense equipment, services and training that furthers national security and foreign policy objectives. The contract's one-year base period is worth $10m and includes three one-year option periods. [Source: http://www.bizjournals.com]
Lockheed Gets $5.7m Navy Deal
The U.S. Navy awarded a $5.7m contract modification to a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp. Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors will deliver cruiser modernization hardware to the Navy, which will be installed on the USS Mobile Bay and USS Philippine Sea in 2009. The cruiser program is critical to the maintenance of the Navy's force structure and the successes of current and future Pentagon missions, the Navy said. The company will complete the work in Moorestown, N.J. and Ferrol, Spain through September 2009. Source: AP
General Dynamics Bets $71.9m Navy Deal
The Navy on Wednesday said it awarded a $71.9m contract boost to a unit of General Dynamics Corp. for repairs and testing on a submarine. Groton, Conn.-based Electric Boat Corp. will provide repairs, changes, testing and maintenance on the USS Virginia, a nuclear-powered attack submarine. The company is expected to perform the work in Groton, Conn. and Quonset Point, R.I. through March 2007. Source: Business Week
Electric Boat Wins Navy Deal
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $12,239,787 cost-plus-fixed-fee order under previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for purchase of Virginia Class long lead-time material to support construction of spares for Ships Service Turbine Generator and Main Propulsion Units. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by May 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity.
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 contracting activity.
EB Gets $62.3M Navy Deal
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $62,397,116 fixed-price modification to execute an option under previously awarded contract N00024-04-D-4408, for execution of the fiscal year 2005 Dry-Docking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) of USS Connecticut (SSN 22). Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by December 2005. Contract funds in the amount of $61,149,174 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
UK Hopes Navy Deal To Save Navy Jobs
The U.K. Ministry of Defense hopes a new contract with naval shipbuilder Vosper Thornycroft would save 450 workers from the company's planned 650 job cuts announced in December. Vosper Thornycroft is building three offshore patrol vessels at its Southampton, southern England, shipyard for the Royal Navy. The vessels will replace existing ships involved with protecting fishing regulations. "Construction of the vessels is expected to safeguard around 450 jobs at Vosper Thornycroft's Southampton shipyard," the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. A spokesman for Vosper said the contract would be worth around 60 million pounds ($86.03 million) in total. Contract negotiations are expected to be finalized next month.
UK Hopes to Save Shipbuilding Jobs With Navy Deal
The U.K. Ministry of Defense said it hoped a new contract with naval shipbuilder Vosper Thornycroft would save 450 workers from the company's planned 650 job cuts announced in December. Vosper Thornycroft is building three offshore patrol vessels at its Southampton, southern England, shipyard for the Royal Navy. The vessels will replace existing ships involved with protecting fishing regulations. "Construction of the vessels is expected to safeguard around 450 jobs at Vosper Thornycroft's Southampton shipyard," the Ministry of Defense said. A spokesman for Vosper said the contract would be worth around $86.03 million in total. Contract negotiations are expected to be finalized next month.
L-3 Power Paragon Wins Navy Deal
Power Paragon, a division of L-3 Communications SPD Technologies, was selected by Bath Iron Works to provide its 288 kW, Air Cooled Frequency Converters (ACFC 288) for the U.S. Navy's DDG 51 Class AEGIS Destroyer, DDG 109. Work associated with this award will be accomplished in the Anaheim, Calif. facility. "This award enhances L-3 Power Paragon's position as a leader in the design, development and manufacture of power subsystems for existing and emerging surface ship and submarine applications," said Bruce R. Moore, president of L-3 Communications Power Paragon. The L-3 Power Paragon ACFC 288 converts ship service 60 Hz electrical power to precise 400 Hz power for vital combat systems such as the AEGIS Weapon System.
ALSTOM Wins $102M Navy Deal
ALSTOM has won a second order of around $102 million to supply an integrated electric power and propulsion system for the Royal Navy’s Anti-Air Warfare Type 45 Destroyers. Following on from the first contract in April 2001 for batch one, this order is for batch two vessels and was awarded by BAE Systems Type 45 Destroyer Prime Contract Office. The order for the integrated electric power and propulsion system also includes the supply of major items of equipment including: 21 MWe alternators, 2MW diesel generator sets, HV switchboard, service transformers, VDM25000 PWM drives, 20MW 15 phased advanced induction motors (AIM), harmonic filters and the electrical power management system.
Moose Boats Wins Six-Boat Navy Deal
Moose Boats won two contracts from the U.S. Navy to build six more Moose 340C Catamaran Patrol Boats. The contract totals approximately $2.9 million, and the first boat is scheduled to be delivered in January 2005. 380 hp turbo diesels and is propelled by Hamilton 292 water jets. These vessels will be assigned to stations in San Diego, Calif. If required, the boat can be deployed at speeds over 34 knots with armament including 50 caliber and M60 machine guns. Moose Boats is currently building the 340C for the U.S. Navy under a previous six boat contract and has delivered three of these to date. The remaining three boats will be delivered by September 2004.
OSI Secures Navy Deal
Offshore Systems Ltd. has secured a contract to upgrade the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) Project Protector Fleet to ECPINS W vessel-wide. In 2003-2004, Offshore Systems was awarded a contract through a competitive bid process to deploy ECPINS M across the RNZN’s entire fleet, as well as throughout the Navy’s training facilities. A deciding factor in awarding this contract was ECPINS M’s high level of compliance with the North Atlantic Treat Organization (NATO) Warship Electronic Chart Display Information System (WECDIS) standard. “By upgrading to ECPINS W, the RNZN Project Protector Fleet is now fully compliant with the NATO WECDIS STANAG,” says Jim Davison, Director of Sales, Offshore Systems.
BriarTek Wins Navy Deal
man-overboard indicators (MOBI) on 27 Navy ships. engineering and technical support to install and validate all MOBI services. during events when multiple individuals fall overboard. Norfolk, Va. (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif. completed by April 2007. fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61331-06-C-0004).
OSI Wins Navy Deal
Offshore Systems International Ltd. class submarine fleet. Australian submarine fleet to $1 million. $600,000 contract for other specialized components for the Collins submarines. Jacobson, President and CEO.
Northrop Grumman Wins Brazilian Navy Deal
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) won a contract from the Brazilian Navy to upgrade the primary navigation systems on its combat ships with new-generation state-of-the-art inertial navigation systems. The inertial-navigation-system equipment will be supplied by Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit. The system, based on Sperry Marine’s ring-laser gyro technology, is designed to provide high-accuracy position data and precise attitude, velocity and heading inputs for the ship’s navigation and fire-control systems. The initial $2.1 million firm fixed price contract is the first phase of a multi-annual acquisition program to replace the installed Sperry Marine MK29 military gyrocompass systems.
Sundial Wins $6.9M Navy Deal
United States Navy. accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. States Coast Guard. the total cumulative value of the contract to $18,886,414. Troutdale, Ore., and is expected to be completed by November 2003. will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. received.
Manitowoc Close to Signing Navy Deal
Manitowoc Company is close to signing a contract for the U.S. Navy worth about $360m in new business, Reliable Plant Magazine reported. The company also has bid for a Coast Guard contract to build a fleet of high-speed boats, valued at several hundred million dollars, over a period of several years. The company expects to find out if it has won the Coast Guard contract by July. Under this contract, Manitowoc would build barge-like loading systems for military ships. The systems would be a string of barges that, coupled together, would become floating platforms for loading and offloading vehicles (tanks, trucks) and cargo. (Source: Reliable Plant Magazine)
Alaska Shipyard Wins Navy Deal
designs to facilitate the Navy's warfighting strategy Seapower 21. agreement to $29,900,000. expected to be completed October 2007 (2010 with options). not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. announced on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Research, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00014-05-9-0001).
Todd Wins $17M Navy Deal
Availability 2 of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). plant and exclusive of nuclear spaces and systems. maximize vessel readiness. Wash., and is expected to be completed by May 2004. current fiscal year. and Repair, U.S. administrative contracting activity.
Sperry Marine Wins $40m Navy Deal
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Sperry Marine, Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded a $40,305,984 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical services in support of the analysis, repair, alteration, maintenance and product improvement on existing Sperry Marine Integrated Bridge System (IBS) and steering/ship control systems equipment. The contract shall provide engineering and technical services, including material, in support of the analysis, repair, alteration, maintenance and product improvement on the existing Sperry Marine manufactured IBS and the steering/ship control systems installed on U.S. Navy vessels and at land based test facilities.
Goodrich Wins Navy Deal
Goodrich Corp. Engineered Polymer Products, Jacksonville, Fla., is being awarded a $10,132,742 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-6307) for composite sonar domes, sonar dome rubber windows and associated engineering services and support. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Fla., and is expected to be completed by May 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines support for the U.S. Navy (74 percent) and the governments of Taiwan (13 percent), Japan (12 percent) and Bahrain (1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
AMS Navy Deal Modified
American Management Systems, Inc., Fairfax, Va., is receiving a $5,058,324 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract (N00104-02-D-Q008) for management, technical, and professional services, studies, and implementation of specific initiatives for Secretary of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, naval shipyards, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, and Military Sealift Command. This modification also exercises an option to extend the ordering period of the contract until Sept. 30, 2003. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Va. (estimated 28 percent); Norfolk, Va. (estimated 20 percent); Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (estimated 20 percent); Washington, D.C. (estimated 13 percent); Kittery, Maine (estimated 12 percent); and Bremerton, Wash.