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  • Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project

    The Australian government has selected Germany-based shipbuilding company Lurssen as the prime contractor on a potential $3 billion contract to design and build up to 12 offshore patrol vessels. Australia’s defense department said Friday the OPV construction project will be performed by Australian workers in the country’s shipyards using locally-sourced steel. The first two vessels will […] More

  • Independent Review Provides Recommendations for UK Naval Shipbuilding Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Independent Review Provides Recommendations for UK Naval Shipbuilding Growth

    The U.K. government has published an independent report by businessman and Anglo American Chair John Parker that provides recommendations to boost the country’s naval shipbuilding industry. Parker’s report includes a reappraisal of the U.K.’s shipbuilding efforts and will inform the country’s National Shipbuilding Strategy that will be released in 2017, the U.K. defense ministry said Tuesday. The […] More

  • BAE to Begin UK Anti-Submarine Warfare Ship Production in 2017 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE to Begin UK Anti-Submarine Warfare Ship Production in 2017

    BAE Systems PLC plans to start manufacturing anti-submarine warfare ships for the U.K. navy in 2017 after the conclusion of final contract negotiations with Britain’s defense ministry. The company said Friday Britain hascommitted to eight Type 26 Global Combat Ships to replace Type 23 frigates in the “2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review” and the country has invested $2.4 billion in […] More

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