Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Miscellaneous

Austal awarded a contract to build 2 additional Navajo-class salvage ships

The United States Navy has granted Austal USA its first steel vessel building contract, worth US$145 million, for the construction of two Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ships (T-ATS 11 and 12). The contract update includes options for up to three...

BAE Systems to sustain critical carrier landing systems for the U.S. Navy

BAE Systems, Inc. has been awarded a five-year, $68.5 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to continue providing lifecycle sustainment, integration, and engineering services to US aircraft carriers. BAE Systems will leverage decades of program history to develop, produce, equip, test, evaluate,...

French frigate seizes 3.6 tons of drugs in the Indian Ocean

The French frigate FS Languedoc has made its second drug seizure in the Indian Ocean in less than a week, seizing more than 3.6 tons of illegal substances during a maritime counter-narcotics operation in the Indian Ocean on Monday. The...

Terma seals 2 new contracts in Indonesia

Terma announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply third-party Electronic Support Measures (ESM) systems integrated with C-Flex Patrol systems for six boats on August 31st, 2021, according to the company. A system from Terma will not only...

HMS Prince of Wales Ready for Global Missions

HMS Prince of Wales, Britain's second aircraft carrier was declared fully operational and ready for any kind of global missions on Oct.1. A fortnight-long international exercise off the coast of Scotland putting the final touches on two years of...

U.S. Navy Decommissions USS Freedom (LCS 1) After 13 Years of Service

USS Freedom (LCS 1), the lead ship of the Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, recognized more than a decade of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony at Naval Base San Diego on Sept.29 Due to public health safety and restrictions of...

The Australian Navy bids farewell to the two oldest ships of its fleet

Last week, the HMA ships Paluma and Mermaid, two of the Royal Australian Navy's oldest vessels, were bid farewell to during a ceremony at HMAS Cairns. For more than 30 years, survey motor launches collected hydrographic data required for the...

NATO MCM Group returns to the Black Sea

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) units have entered the Black Sea for the third time this year to conduct routine operations and to pay a port visit to Batumi, Georgia, according to a press release. The Spanish flagship...

Naval Group launched the 4th and final OPV 87 for the Argentine Navy

The A.R.A. Contraalmirante Cordero, the final of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered by the Argentine Navy to Naval Group, was launched this Tuesday 21 September in Concarneau. This launch is part of the contract signed by...

The USNS Choctaw County arrives in Lebanon for the first time as part of the CPS Mission

Expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Choctaw County (T-EPF 2) arrived in Beirut, Lebanon, Sept. 20, to participate in U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s (NAVCENT) first-ever Central Partnership Station (CPS) mission. The CPS mission in Lebanon is designed to build partner...

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