Tag Archives: destroyer

Navy Selects RWG, StandardAero for $70M Marine Turbine Enginer Overhaul Program

RWG USA and Canadian Commercial Corp., which represents StandardAero, will provide depot-level overhaul services for the U.S. Navy's marine gas turbine engines under a potential five-year, $70M contract. Both contractors are eligible to compete for individual orders to refurbish the 501-K34 engines used on Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Patriot Shipping to Transport USS Fitzgerald to HII Facility in Mississippi

The U.S. Navy has awarded Patriot Shipping a $3.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to transport the damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald to Pascagoula, Mississippi, for repairs. The company will heavy-lift the ship from Yokosuka, Japan, to Pascagoula to undergo repairs by Huntington Ingalls Industries, the Navy said Friday. USS Fitzgerald suffered damages as a …

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L-3 to Support Navy Destroyer Program Under General Dynamics Contract

L-3 Communications has landed an initial contract from General Dynamics‘s Bath Iron Works subsidiary to provide eight integrated electrical system units for the U.S. Navy‘s destroyer ships. L-3 will install the company’s Power Node Control Center on DDG 51 units to support simultaneous transfer switch, frequency converter,  circuit breaker, power conditioner, power transformer …

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Northrop Concludes Navy CANES Limited Deployment; Sam Abbate Comments

Northrop Grumman has concluded the development and limited distribution of consolidated shipboard legacy network programs across the fleet of the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services system is designed to streamline logistics and modernize command, control, communications, computers and intelligence programs of submarines, aircraft …

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Lockheed, Saudi Officials Talk Potential Naval Fleet Sales; Patrick Dewar Comments

Lockheed Martin executives met with Saudi Arabian defense officials Wednesday at the Dubai Airshow to discuss the Middle Eastern nation’s multibillion-dollar naval expansion effort, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes Saudi Arabia is considering purchasing either Lockheed’s Littoral Combat Ship or the General Dynamics‘ DDG 51 class destroyer. “We’re hopeful in …

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Boeing Awarded Possible $30M Navy Contract for Modernized Destroyer Data Transfer & Missile Defense System

Boeing Co. is being awarded a $16,706,822 firm-fixed-price and time-and-material contract for the production of gigabit ethernet data multiplex systems for the DDG modernization program, new ship construction, aegis ashore systems, additional hardware and the repair of units during installation and checkout.  Gigabit ethernet data multiplex systems are a mission-critical shipboard …

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