The Royal Australian Navy has extended its Camcopter S-100 contract by three years.
Lockheed Martin continues SPY-1 advanced calibration work
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has received an $8.25 million order from the US Naval Surface Warfare Center, for engineering services in support of the AN/SPY-1 Elevated Radar Advanced Calibration Experiment (ERACE).
Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by June 2023.
ERACE certification is targeted to be part of Baseline 9.2.X certification for AN/SPY-1, which the USN has scheduled for Q2 in FY2022.
AN/SPY-1 is a crucial component in the Aegis Weapon System. Shephard Defence Insight notes that AN/SPY-1 transmitters are installed on a wide variety of vessels, such as USN Ticonderoga-class cruisers and Arleigh Burke-class destroyers; Japanese Atago-class and Kongo-class destroyers; Spanish Álvaro de Bazán-class frigates; Korean King Sejong the Great-class destroyers; and Australian Hobart-class destroyers.
Local SME to conduct dockyard services for Latvian Naval Forces vessels.
Raytheon's Joint Precision Approach and Landing System that helps aircraft safely land on carriers in conditions up to sea state five has seen several nations' interest as they look to develop their own aircraft carrier programmes.
A new OPV design is one item for sale as Japan pushes hard to increase defence equipment exports. (ATLA)
MKEK claims a rapid R&D phase for an indigenous naval gun amid a wider push in Turkey to shrug off reliance on imports.
The USN wants to combine the best capabilities of its Seawolf, Virginia, and Columbia-class submarines as it looks to move ahead with its next-generation SSN(X) attack submarine.