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  • GE tests carbon fiber enclosure for marine gas turbine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE tests carbon fiber enclosure for marine gas turbine

    General Electric's marine solutions business has completed a weight and noise attenuation testing between a carbon fiber-based gas turbine enclosure and steel module. GE said Monday test results showed that the lightweight composite-based module for the LM2500 marine gas turbine reduced noise by 60 percent and weight by approximately 2,500 kilograms compared with the steel enclosure. […] More

  • Navy Seeks Industry Input on Future Guided-Missile Frigate - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Seeks Industry Input on Future Guided-Missile Frigate

    The U.S. Navy has issued a request for information on existing designs of small surface combatant ships that can be modified to meet the service branch's requirements for its future guided-missile frigates. The military branch said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday that it plans to award a contract in fiscal year 2020 to design […] More

  • Lockheed Hands Frigate Combat System Trainer to New Zealand's Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Hands Frigate Combat System Trainer to New Zealand’s Navy

    Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has shipped and opened a combat system trainer for New Zealand’s navy as part of a program to update the systems of its ANZAC-class frigates. The company said Tuesday it delivered the ANZAC combat systems trainer to the Maritime Warfare Training Center located at a naval base in Devonport, New Zealand. Rear Adm. John Martin, chief of the […] More

  • General Dynamics Delivers 1st Zumwalt Class Ship to Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Delivers 1st Zumwalt Class Ship to Navy

    A subsidiary of General Dynamics has delivered the first of Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers to the U.S. Navy for the service branch's multi-mission surface combatant force. The Navy said Friday it accepted delivery of the USS Zumwalt after a series of tests on the ship’s hull, mechanical and electrical, damage control, ballasting, navigation and communications systems. General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works subsidiary designed and built the ship. […] More

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