Tag Archives: anti-submarine warfare

Navy Plans New USV Design Initiative for Fiscal 2019

The U.S. Navy plans to design a new unmanned surface vehicle that will build on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program, Inside Defense reported Monday. The service branch has requested $2.8 million to produce a medium displacement USV concept beginning in fiscal 2019’s first quarter and conduct …

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David Brown Santasalo to Aid BAE Systems’ Bid for Australian Future Frigate Program

Australia-based industrial gear provider David Brown Santasalo will support BAE Systems‘ proposal to produce ships for the country’s future anti-submarine warfare vessel development program. David Brown Santasalo said in a report it has committed to ensure the Australian industry maximizes its involvement for the SEA 5000 Future Frigate program which seeks to develop …

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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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BAE Offers to Build Digital Shipyard Under Australia’s Future Frigate Program

BAE Systems plans to build a digital shipyard in Adelaide, Australia if it wins the SEA 5000 Future Frigate contract to construct nine anti-submarine warfare ships for the Australian navy. The British defense contractor said Thursday its Australia-based subsidiary will transfer intellectual property, technical data and naval shipbuilding processes to the Australian government …

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Boeing to Extend Navy P-8A Aircraft Engineering Services

Boeing has secured a two-year, $24.6 million modification to a previously awarded delivery order to perform additional engineering work on the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will support systems engineering technical and critical design reviews for P-8A’s Increment 3 Block 2 upgrades under the modification. Work will occur …

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BAE Starts Type 26 Warship Production for UK Navy

BAE Systems has started construction of the first anti-submarine warfare ship of a new fleet designed to replace the U.K. navy’s Type 23 frigates. The company said Thursday British defense secretary Michael Fallon unveiled the name “Glasgow” for the first Type 26 Global Combat Ship during a ceremonial event at BAE shipyard in Scotland. …

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Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech

Northrop Grumman and Atlas Elektronik‘s U.K. subsidiary have jointly demonstrated an unmanned mine hunting system during the Belgian Defense Technology and Industry Day trials in Zeebrugge, Belgium. Northrop said Monday its AQS-24B mine hunting sensor was integrated with Atlas Elektronik UK‘s ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel during the tests. Alan Lytle, vice president of undersea systems …

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Boeing to Provide Navy Portable P-8A Trainers; John Thoe Comments

Boeing has secured a contract to supply portable trainer units designed to help the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon aircrew and operators prepare for missions while in service outside of the country. The company said Tuesday it will deliver seven P-8A deployable mission readiness trainers to the service branch beginning in 2019. Seventy percent of the Navy’s P-8A training efforts …

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Lockheed Unit to Provide Towed Array Units, Engineering Services Under Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s mission systems and training unit has received a nearly $42 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver TB-37 Multi-Function Towed Array production units, accessories, shipping products and engineering services. The Defense Department said Friday the modification exercises options in a previously awarded contract and includes purchases for the …

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