Bartlett Maritime Plan Aims to Assist Navy Ship Maintenance

Bartlett Maritime Corporation is pleased to announce that it’s Bartlett Maritime Plan™ has been endorsed by additional unions representing more than 5 million members.  Both the Seafarers International Union, AFL-CIO and the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO have added their endorsements to the growing list of organizations which have endorsed the Bartlett Maritime Plan™. Over the last decade the nation’s 4 Naval…

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ECA Group & iXblue to Create High-Tech Champion

ECA Group and iXblue have entered an exclusive negotiations period to bring the two French companies together. Carried out by Group Gorgé, this operation will lead to the rise of a European high-tech industrial champion in the fields of maritime, inertial navigation, space and photonics. ECA Group and iXblue have entered an exclusive negotiations period to bring the two French…

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Northrop Grumman Completes STSS Demonstration

Built by Northrop Grumman Corporation in support of the Missile Defense Agency, two demonstration Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) satellites successfully completed their missions and have been retired. Their achievements pave the way for future operational missile warning and tracking systems that will defend the nation. “Launched in 2009 and expected to operate for four years, these demonstration satellites…

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Multi-Billion Dollar Large Ship Infrastructure for Henderson

The Morrison Government will invest up to $4.3 billion to deliver Western Australia’s first large-vessel dry berth, creating a world-class precinct at the Henderson shipyard and supporting thousands of local jobs. The Henderson dry-dock will enable the construction and sustainment of large naval vessels in Australia and support an even stronger commercial shipbuilding and sustainment market in Western Australia. Government-owned…

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Defense Logistics Agency Rota

On the sandy “playas” of Spain’s Atlantic coast, halfway between its border with Portugal to the northwest and the vital Gibraltar Strait and Mediterranean Sea to the southeast, lies the largest American military community in the country – Naval Station Rota. The 6,100-acre Spanish-owned installation was constructed in 1953 and is home to about 35 tenant commands drawing an estimated…

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Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Fort Lauderdale

The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), the 12th San Antonio class-amphibious transport dock ship, from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls (HII) Shipbuilding Division, March 11. Delivery of LPD 28 represents the official transfer of the ship from the shipbuilder to the Navy. Prior to delivery, the ship successfully conducted a series of at-sea and pier-side…

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Future USS Montana Delivered to Navy

The Submarine Force’s newest attack submarine, the future USS Montana (SSN 794), delivered to the U.S. Navy on Mar. 12th. PCU Montana is the 21st Virginia Class submarine co-produced by General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) and Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) through a long-standing teaming agreement. Montana is the tenth Virginia Class delivered by HII-NNS and the…

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Spratly Islands Must Be a Stronghold Says Viet Nam

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has ordered Khánh Hòa Province to build Trường Sa (Spratly) Islands into a socio-economic and cultural center on the sea as well as a “solid stronghold” to protect Việt Nam’s sovereignty. The head of the government spoke at a meeting on Sunday during his fieldwork trip to the locality. The province’s report showed that in…

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HMNZS Rotoiti and HMNZS Pukaki Sold to Ireland

The New Zealand Defence Force will sell two decommissioned Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Inshore Patrol Vessels ex HMNZS Rotoiti and HMNZS Pukaki to the Republic of Ireland Department of Defence. The vessels are being sold for NZ$36 million. A condition of the sale is for work to be undertaken to regenerate and modify the ships to an operational seaworthiness…

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