US Navy Contract Announcements May 16, 2019

Alutiiq Information Management LLC.,* Kodiak, Alaska, is being awarded a $115,712,333 small business 8(a) set-aside, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract provides logistics support services and technical publications in support of the Logistics Product Data Division. Work will be performed in Cherry Point, North Carolina (38.16 percent); Jacksonville, Florida (10.08 percent); North Island, California (17.04 percent); Lakehurst, New Jersey (10.65 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (18.6 percent); China Lake, California (4.62 percent); and various locations within the continental U.S. (0.85 percent), and is expected to be completed by June…

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First Sea Lord Address to RUSI Sea Power Conference May 15th

Lord Hague, Secretary of State, Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning and a very welcome if I may to a conference that carries my name, or at least the authority of my office. It’s great to have you here at RUSI, particularly those who are back for the second year, after our conference last year. Could I begin by expressing a couple of words of thanks to Lord Hague for anchoring this event as RUSI Chairman, and of course our new Secretary of State for your powerful and compelling introduction to…

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Bundesmarine P-3 Operations in Operation Atalanta

May 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – With the reconnaissance aircraft P-3C Orion, called “Jester”, pirates were tracked down in the Indian Ocean and enlightened. In collaboration with the Spanish comrades, the forces at Operation Atalanta were able to make a significant contribution to their capture. Alarm at noon It should be a quiet Sunday. The crew of the reconnaissance aircraft P-3C Orion regenerated from the strenuous mission flight the day before. The technicians were in the lunch break. Except at the Mission Support Center (MSC), there was not much traffic…

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Naval Group at SITDEF 2019

May 13, 2019 – Naval Group is a world leader in naval defence and has been the main provider and partner of the French Navy for over four centuries. Naval Group is one of the rare players in the naval industry to have the capacity to design, build, service and upgrade surface combatants as well as submarines, but also naval infrastructures and naval bases. It is one of the few manufacturers in the world to design a ship as a whole, including the platform, the combat system and the integration…

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Colombian Navy Assists With Oil Sprill Cleanup in Cartagena

May 13, 2019 (Google Translation) – Coast Guard Rapid Reaction Units, in coordination with the Harbor Authority of Cartagena and the Caribbean Oceanographic and Hydrographic Research Center, perform the verification and containment of an oil slick that is found in the inner bay of the heroic city. Personnel of the Coast Guard Station of Cartagena performs the dispersion of oily waste and the containment of these, through the use of oleophilic barriers; Likewise, the cleaning of the beaches of Castillogrande is carried out, with oleophilic towels, eliminating the presence of…

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C-Flex Patrol Mission System for MATV

May 14, 2019 – In April 2019, Terma confirmed the update to the C-Flex Mission System on the Multi-role Aviation Training Vessel (MATV) to the newest member of the C-Series family C-Flex PATROL. The C-Flex PATROL Mission System encompasses a completely redesigned user interface providing a modern and very intuitive user experience relieving operator workload. The Royal Australian Navy will be the fourth navy operating the C-Flex PATROL Mission System. System update and associated training will be coordinated by Terma’s local service partner Jenkins Engineering Defense Systems.   A primary mission for…

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U.S. Navy CNO, ships and aircraft join IMDEX in Singapore

May 14, 2019 – U.S. Navy ships, aircraft and Sailors participate in the International Maritime Defense Exhibition (IMDEX) Asia 2019 in Singapore, May 14. Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, will join 16 fellow chiefs of navy, five directors of coast guards, senior civilian leaders and defense industry personnel for engagements at IMDEX. In addition to meeting with counterparts, he will deliver remarks at the International Maritime Security Conference (IMSC). “It’s great to be back in the Lion City to meet with regional counterparts and advance dialogue on key…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 15, 2019

Martin Baker, Middlesex, United Kingdom, is awarded a $21,530,401 firm-fixed-price order (N0042119F1072) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0052). This order provides for the procurement of non-recurring engineering associated with the production and delivery of the SKU-10A/A survival seat kit, 500 SKU-10A/A survival seat kit assemblies for the Enhanced Emergency Oxygen System for the Navy; and 81 SKU-10A/A survival seat kit assemblies for the Enhanced Emergency Oxygen System for the government of Australia. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (86 percent); and Amberley-Qld, Australia (14 percent), and is…

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Royal Navy Acquires Saab’s ASW Training Systema

May 14, 2019 – Saab has received an order to provide the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy with the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system. Delivery is expected to take place in 2019. Saab has received this order in collaboration with the UK-based company QinetiQ. The order comprises of Saab’s AUV62-AT autonomous underwater vehicle system. This system is a cost-efficient training solution allowing ASW units to train in a wide range of scenarios. This procurement follows a period of testing and evaluation together with QinetiQ and the Royal Navy. “We welcome…

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Saab Presents Updated Sirius Passive Sensor Offer

May 14, 2019 – Saab presents an updated offer based on its Sirius suite of passive sensor systems for the air, land and sea domains. Sirius represents a full range of capabilities based on a common architecture and with a domain-specific edge- for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, beyond the scope of individual sensors. The updated offer starts with an introduction of Sirius land based applications for air and sea surveillance, signals intelligence and Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD), designed with the end-user perspective in mind. “Our innovative Sirius suite…

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Saab announces new U.S. site for advanced manufacturing and production

May 8, 2019 – Saab announces a new site for advanced manufacturing and production in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America. The site will be located at the Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District. Saab intends to invest US$ 37 million over the coming years from 2020. The initial focus for the site will be aeronautical engineering; producing major structural sections and final assembly of the Saab parts of the T-X advanced jet trainer, developed by Boeing and Saab for the United States Air Force. Saab has entered into a…

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SCANTER VTS Radars for Bangladesh Port of Mongla

May 14, 2019 – In April 2019, Terma was chosen to supply three SCANTER 2202 radars with 18- and 21-feet antennas to be deployed in three different sites along the Port of Mongla, the second busiest seaport in Bangladesh and one of the major ports of the Bengal delta. The end user will be Mongla Port Authority (MPA), Harbor & Conservancy Department. SCANTER radars for Vessel Traffic System (VTS) applications have already been selected in the past for use in a different port in Bangladesh, Chittagong, the busiest seaport on…

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US Coast Guard ship visits Manila

May 15, 2019 – U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) arrived Wednesday in Manila – the first visit by a U.S. cutter to the country in more than seven years. The visit follows a bilateral exercise with the Philippine coast guard where Bertholf and its counterparts conducted training that focused on search and rescue, maritime security and law enforcement capabilities. While in port, Bertholf crewmembers, several of whom share a Filipino heritage, will train and interact with members of the Philippine coast guard. The crew will also have opportunities…

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Royal Navy Shadows RFS Severomorsk

May 15, 2019 – HMS Northumberland has escorted a Russian destroyer through the English Channel. The Devonport-based Type 23 frigate was activated to meet the Severmorsk, a Udaloy-class guided missile destroyer. The Russian ship passed through the English Channel on the way back to her home port after operations in the Mediterranean. HMS Northumberland is one of the Royal Navy’s ships kept at high readiness to protect the integrity of UK waters. Before shadowing the Russian vessel, the ship had been honing her submarine hunting skills in the waters off…

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ST Engineering Opens IMDEX 2019 with New Designs and Solutions for International Maritime Defence

May 13, 2019 – ST Engineering’s new launches at the International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX) 2019 demonstrate its diverse capabilities as a Total Naval Solutions provider. From smart vessel designs and autonomous solutions, to integrated digital defence technology, the Group is showcasing a broad spectrum of products and solutions spanning the shore to deep sea that will bring enhanced security and operational efficiencies to its partners. New Vessel Designs for Deep Sea Defence & Security Visitors to the show will be among the first to see these new…

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