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NGC Awarded US Navy PBL Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a $61 million performance based logistics (PBL) supply support contract from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command’s NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support facility in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. This five-year...

DoD Plans F-35 Aircraft Carrier Tests In November

The Defense Department plans to bring two aircraft carrier variants of the F-35 to a carrier in November for a series of tests, according to the head of the F-35 program. F-35 Program Executive...

Some 1,000 Asians Flock To ISIL: Adm. Locklear

PENTAGON: Even as the latest Mideast war sucks in more US attention and resources — as well as wannabe jihadis from around the world — the outgoing chief of Pacific Command emphasized the much-derided...

A&P Group to Build Submarine Sections for BAE Systems

A&P Groups Tyne Facility has recently been awarded a £3 million project from BAE Systems for the fabrication of submarine sections. The scope of work will involve a number of complex… [[ This is...

Australian Navy Joins Ocsober

The Royal Australian Navy’s participation in Ocsober was officially launched today with a 24-hour swimming event in Canberra. Ocsober is an initiative of Life Education Australia, which… [[ This is a content summary only....

Australian Navy Remembers First Submarine Lost in WW1

Australians have paid tribute to the first submariners lost in the Great War as they search for the wreck of HMAS AE1. Sixteen of those lost were Britons. More than 1,500 people gathered in…...

OSI Expands in Canberra, Australia

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has officially opened its newest office in Canberra, Australia. Located in the suburb of Fyshwick, the Canberra office will accommodate OSI’s business development,… [[ This is a content summary only....

Indian Navy Honours Golden Jubilee of Indigenous Warships

An international seminar “Future trends and Opportunities in Warship Design and Construction” was held on 25 September 2014 at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Indigenous… [[ This is a...

ESPS Navarra Continues Counter-Piracy Patrols

EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, has resumed her counter-piracy patrols in the Indian Ocean after a short visit to the port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. The visit was an… [[...

Irish JTF Find Drugs aboard Yacht

An Irish Joint Task Force (JTF) comprising members of the Revenue Customs Service, Naval Service and An Garda Síochána have implemented a co-ordinated operation at sea, which resulted in the… [[ This is a...

Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey Displays Static Lights

An MV-22 Osprey displays static lights while performing operational testing during night vision device flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Makin… [[ This is a content summary only....

Maersk Receives USNS Bobo-Class Ships Modification Deal

Maersk Line Ltd., Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $33 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price award fee contract to exercise the fourth option period of this contract… [[ This is a content...

USCG Cutter Alex Haley Ends Deployment

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to Kodiak Wednesday following a successful 68-day deployment patrolling more than 12,000 miles throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian… [[ This is a...

HMAS Sirius Returns to the Water

On September 16, HMAS Sirius celebrated her 8th birthday by returning to the water and concluding her longest and most extensive maintenance period so far. After 6 months of contractor work,… [[ This is...

US and UK Order Tomahawk Missiles from Raytheon

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles for the U.S. Navy (147 vertical launch… [[ This is a content...

USS McClusky Returns from Final Deployment

The guided missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) Sept. 26 to make preparations for decommissioning…. [[ This is...

USS Shiloh Pays Visit to Saipan

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrived in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, Sept. 23 for a scheduled port visit. The visit will give the crew with an… [[ This is a content...

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