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Lockheed Renews Partnership With Spain-Based Shipbuilder Navantia

Lockheed Martin and Spain-based shipbuilding company Navantia have agreed to extend their partnership and jointly explore potential business opportunities in the surface ship and naval combat technology markets. The alliance commemorates the 20th anniversary of a collaborative effort to integrate the Aegis Combat System onto the Spanish navy’s F-100 frigates, Lockheed said Thursday. F-100 …

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Australia Eyes BAE Systems, Fincantieri, Navantia for $27B Frigates Program

The Australian defense ministry eyes either BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia as the potential manufacturer of new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, Defense News reported Monday. Nigel Pittaway writes that Australia shortlisted BAE Systems’ Global Combat Ship, Fincantieri’s multi-mission anti-submarine warfare ship and a modified Navantia Alvaro de Bazan-class vessel …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary, L-3, Navantia to Collaborate on Coast Guard Cutter Vessel Design

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary will work with L-3 Communications and Spain-based shipbuilder Navantia to create a preliminary design for the Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter vessel. The Coast Guard will select a competing team after the 18-month first phase to develop a detail design and build between nine and 11 …

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Fincantieri Updates Ship-Launching Facility in Wisconsin in Preparation for Navy’s Future Frigate Program

Fincantieri has begun to upgrade its facility used to launch ships at its Marinette Marine business’ shipyard in Wisconsin as the U.S. Navy’s decision on its future frigate program nears, Defense News reported Wednesday. Competition for the FFG(X) frigate program is slated to commence in the summer of 2019 once the service completes a series of design assessments with top five proposers.

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AWD Alliance Commences Sea Trials of Australia’s 2nd Hobart-Class Destroyer

A consortium of ASC, Navantia, Raytheonand Australia’s defense department has kicked off sea trials of a second Air Warfare Destroyer ship built for the Australian navy. AWD Alliance said Tuesday it will test the NUSHIP Brisbane ship’s maneuvering, control, navigation and propulsion systems in the coming weeks. The group plans to demonstrate combat and communications …

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Fincantieri to Team Up with Australia-Based Companies for Navy Frigate Production Bid

Fincantieri will open an opportunity for Australia-based companies to help the European shipbuilder compete for a $26.4 billion Australian navy frigate manufacturing contract, the Australian Financial Review reported Sunday. The selected companies will join Fincantieri’s global supply chain for commercial vessels such as cruise ships and luxury yachts. The Australian navy will …

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GE Taps RJE Global to Produce Gas Turbine Modules for Australia’s Navy Frigate Program

General Electric‘s Marine Solutions subsidiary has selected RJE Global to assemble gas turbine modules and produce engine components in support of the Australian navy’s frigate program. Marine Solutions said Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding requires RJE to produce LM2500 modules for the nine-ship SEA 5000 Future Frigate program which …

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Lockheed Supports Sea Acceptance Trials of Australia’s Future Aegis-Equipped Destroyer

Lockheed Martin has collaborated with an alliance composed of Australia’s defense department, Raytheon‘s Australian subsidiary, ASC Shipbuilding and Navantia to conduct a five-week sea acceptance trial for a Hobart-class air warfare destroyer. The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance and Lockheed jointly tested Australia’s future HMAS destroyer to verify the ship platform and determine if the vessel could support the …

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Saab to Engineer Replacement Ship Integrated Combat System for Australian Navy

Saab has secured a $25 million contract to design and build an integrated combat system for integration into two replenishment vessels that Navantia will build for the Australian navy. Saab said Friday the contract also covers procurement of combat system equipment such as helicopter control radar and decoy systems as well as systems engineering …

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