US Navy awarded $3 billion contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries

US Navy awarded a $3-billion contract modification for the detail design and construction of LHA-8, the future amphibious assault ship Bougainville, to Huntington Ingalls Industries. This most recent contract action, announced June 16, exercises the contract options for the detail design and construction portions of the work and releases $1.15 billion as a first increment…

New era for the US Carriers aircraft launching and recovery systems

General Atomics has received a $195.2 million contract modification for the advanced arresting gear (AAG) of the CVN-80 Enterprise aircraft carrier currently under construction. And The Ford Class Carriers have also Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, or EMALS, as opposed to the steam-powered aircraft catapults that have been in use for decades. Read the related article…

DCNS “Belharra Sınıfı Fırkateyn” için Fransa Savunma Bakanlığı ile anlaştı…

Fransız Deniz Kuvvetlerine tedarik edilecek 5 adet fırkateyn için DCNS ve THALES ile sözleşme imzalandı. Fransa Savunma Bakanlığından yapılan açıklamaya göre proje bütçesi olarak 3,8 Milyar Euro planlandı. DCNS tarafından proje kapsamında dizayn/inşa edilecek fırkateynin daha önce tanıtılmış olan “Belharra Sınıfı” olacağı belirtildi. France signed a contract for a program to build five intermediate frigates…