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A Navantia-led industry team has submitted its proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program to build up to 15 frigates that will replace Canada’s Iroquois-class destroyers and Halifax-class frigates. The team includes Saab Group‘s Australian arm as the combat systems integrator and CEA Technologies as the provider of key elements of the proposed ship, Navantia said Thursday. The group’s […] More
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 is the first frigate to […] More
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 for the program. The selected […] More
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 ships for the planned 25-ship […] More

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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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 systems of the Hobart-class destroyer […] More
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 award a contract for the […] More
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 aims to replace legacy Australian Anzac-class […] More
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 Aegis combat system, Lockheed said Monday. […] More
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 services. “Saab will deliver an […] More
BAE Systems and Australia have signed a contract that would allow the company to refine its Type 26 Global Combat Ship design in an effort to meet the requirements of Australia's naval force as part of the SEA 5000 Future Frigate program. Glynn Phillips, CEO of BAE's Australian arm, said in a statement released Thursday the […] More
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