BAE Systems to modernise USS Wasp again
BAE Systems has received a $197.4 million contract from the USN for drydock, maintenance and modernisation of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (pictured) at its shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia.
If all options are exercised on the contract, its cumulative value will rise to $237.7 million.
Despite ongoing efforts to renew its fleet, the USCG finds itself short of funds amid calls for an increase in spending.
Romanian defence ministry aims to acquire at least four Naval Strike Missile launchers and associated equipment from the US via the FMS programme.
The Belgian and Dutch navies will each receive two Anti-Submarine Warfare Frigates, which will enter service by 2030.
PREMIUM: First Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer 44% complete as USN eyes future DDG(X) requirements
As the USN begins to firm up its specifications for the DDG(X) platform, the final variant of the venerable Arleigh Burke guided missile destroyers marks the beginning of the end for one of the service’s most successful platforms.
Andromède becomes first naval vessel to be equipped with 3D-printed propeller
The USMC is looking to develop a new platform to bridge the gap between its large assault ships and smaller landing craft, as it continues its pivot to the Pacific.