Leidos Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, has completed the acquisition of Gibbs & Cox, Inc. for approximately $380 million in cash. The transaction was previously announced on Feb. 23, 2021. Gibbs & Cox will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary and will be combined with Leidos' maritime systems division.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division,(NSWCPD) has awarded Gibbs & Cox a $20M prime contract.
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it successfully completed the acceptance tests for new patrol vessels of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG). In March 2019, the Company reported that it was awarded a contract from Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA to supply combat suites and perform systems’ integration for the new patrol vessels of the HCG.
Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the USCGC GLEN HARRIS to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. This is the 167th vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 44th Fast Response Cutter (“FRC”) delivered under the current program. A video of the USCGC GLEN HARRIS during its shakedown cruise can be found here.
After a six-week period of maintenance, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has this week handed the HNLMS Evertsen back to the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Leidos, a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, has completed delivery of a cutting-edge autonomous vessel to the U.S. Navy, known as Seahawk. The Office of Naval Research awarded Leidos the cost-plus-fixed fee contract to build the vessel, with an approximate value of $35.5 million, in December 2017. Work was principally performed on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Marine Advanced Robotics has delivered a WAM-V 16 ASV to NIWC Pacific to support multi-domain unmanned maritime system autonomy. The WAM-V technology is particularly well suited for subsurface, surface and air sensor deployments in real world ocean conditions where asset recovery is critical in less-than-ideal conditions.
On March 25, 2021, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) launched the first of three MultiMission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) procured by ARMSCOR for the South African Navy (SAN).