BAE Systems to Sustain Critical Carrier Landing Systems

BAE Systems, Inc. will continue providing lifecycle sustainment, integration, and engineering services to support U.S. aircraft carriers after being selected for a five-year, $68.5 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract October 4th. Under the Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATC&LS) Engineering Products & Technical Services (EPTS) contract awarded earlier this year, BAE Systems will leverage decades of program history…

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HMS Prince of Wales Prepares for Fleet Operations

September 6, 2021 – Britain’s newest aircraft carrier has sailed from Portsmouth ahead a hectic autumn as she works her way to becoming fully operational. HMS Prince of Wales shifts up a few gears with her first period of concerted training with fifth-generation F-35 Lightning stealth fighters – and her first participation in the largest military exercise in the UK,…

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HII & Babcock MOU for ROK Aircraft Carrier Program

September 1, 2021 – Babcock International Group, the aerospace, defense and security company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), affirming the strong relationship between the two companies as focus builds on the Republic of Korea’s CVX Aircraft Carrier Program opportunity. Babcock’s established in-country business in the Republic of Korea, Babcock Korea, brings…

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HII Awarded $273 Million U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier and Surface Ship Maintenance Contract

August 10, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Technical Solutions division announced today that it has been awarded a five-year contract with a total value of $273 million to support the U.S. Navy’s carrier engineering maintenance assist team, surface engineering maintenance assist team for west coast surface ships, and other maintenance and material readiness programs. “Continuous modernization and sustainment of…

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KBR to Prepare and Protect U.S. Navy Aircraft Crews through Recompetes Totaling $120M

July 19, 2021 – KBR won two recompetes totaling more than $120 million to provide leading-edge engineering services for U.S. Navy training systems and aircraft survivability equipment. Most recently, KBR won a $64.9 million task order to develop and upgrade training system hardware and software, as well as electronic classroom content and interactive courseware for the E-2/C-2 Airborne Command and…

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Fincantieri Supporting DSME Bid for South Korean CVX

June 10, 2021 – During MADEX (International Maritime Defense Industry Exhibition) 2021, one of the main naval exhibitions in the Asia Pacific area, Fincantieri has signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to support the Conceptual Design of the new class of aircraft carriers “CVX” for the Navy of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). The program…

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New generation aircraft carrier (PA-Ng): maneuverability tests of the model

May 21, 2021 (Google Translation) – As part of the preliminary draft of the new generation aircraft carrier (PA-Ng) notified in March 2021, the General Directorate of Armaments (DGA), project owner of the program, is continuing its work on performance of the future aircraft carrier. In April, the DGA carried out maneuverability tests of the PA-Ng model at Lake Castillon…

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Developing core technologies to open the era of aircraft carriers

October 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, October 27, The Director of the National Defense Agency (Wang Chung-hong) announced that the “Light Aircraft Carrier”) will hold a meeting to begin the development of core technologies. Taking into account the corona-19 situation, the meeting will be conducted in accordance with the defense guidelines, and officials from the Radiation Agency, the…

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