The UK National Space Strategy omits the long-time praised government’s goal of Britain capturing 10% of the global space market by 2030, while defence-specific elements will be addressed separately
DoD chooses partner for bulk fuel movement
USN Military Sealift Command has selected American Petroleum Tankers to provide ocean-going transportation to meet DoD bulk fuel movement requirements.
Work on the $27.01 million order will be carried out worldwide by the M/V Empire State to ‘provide worldwide support to assist [the] DoD and DLA [the Defense Logistics Agency] in meeting its need for global transportation of petroleum products’.
The contract includes a 12-month firm performance period, plus three 12-month option periods and a single 11-month option period, which if exercised would bring the cumulative value of the contract to $136.56 million.
If all options are exercised, work will be completed by 23 July 2025.
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