Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $15.2 Billion Block Contract For Two Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

For the first time in more than three decades, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a multi-ship contract from the U.S. Navy to build two aircraft carriers. The …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Naval
Chantiers De L’Atlantique and Naval Group to build four naval replenishment tankers for the French Navy

Chantiers De L’Atlantique and Naval Group to build four naval replenishment tankers for the French Navy

The temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group has been notified of an order for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS) and of their first six years of operational maintenance. This order for the …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Naval
U.S. Navy Awards Vigor Drydocking Contract for Littoral Combat Ship, USS Coronado

U.S. Navy Awards Vigor Drydocking Contract for Littoral Combat Ship, USS Coronado

This month the U.S. Navy awarded the contract to execute the Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) for the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to Vigor. Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard. The …
Jan 31, 2019 /  Naval
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that steel cutting for the first offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Coast Guard Cutter ARGUS (WMSM-915), commenced on January 7, 2019 at Eastern’s facilities. ESG successfully …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Naval
The night multipurpose frigate “Spartaco Schergat” launched

The night multipurpose frigate “Spartaco Schergat” launched

The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, took place Saturday (Jan26) at the integrated shipyard of Riva …
Jan 28, 2019 /  Naval
Royal Australian Navy seizes illegal drug shipments in the Middle East

Royal Australian Navy seizes illegal drug shipments in the Middle East

The Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Ballarat, has seized more than 900 kilos of heroin worth approximately $279 million* during two boarding operations that took place 21–23 December 2018 as part of Operation …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Naval
Norway’s new mothership - HNoMS Maud will support surface vessels and subs at sea worldwide

Norway’s new mothership - HNoMS Maud will support surface vessels and subs at sea worldwide

Norway’s new mothership - HNoMS Maud will support surface vessels and subs at sea worldwide. The design is based on BMT’s scalable AEGIR platform and provides global task force support from one multi-role …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Naval
Cammell Laird Shortlisted with UK Team for Fleet Solid Support Shipbuilding Project

Cammell Laird Shortlisted with UK Team for Fleet Solid Support Shipbuilding Project

Cammell Laird has been shortlisted as part of a syndicate of British firms, to compete to build three Fleet Solid Support ships for the UK Ministry of Defence. Defence Minister Stuart Andrew announced the shortlist …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Naval
Fincantieri: Dry Dock works start on the first corvette for Qatar

Fincantieri: Dry Dock works start on the first corvette for Qatar

The keel laying ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at Fincantieri’s …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Naval
Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for refurbishment of UK Type 45 naval vessels

Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for refurbishment of UK Type 45 naval vessels

8 MTU gensets to replace existing diesel gensets for electricity supplies to main propulsion and on-board consumers Rolls-Royce is to supply 18 MTU Series 4000 diesel generator sets to BAE Systems as part of the Power …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Naval