Damen Naval has contracted Dutch company Alewijnse for the complete systems integration on board the Anti-Submarine Warfare frigates (ASWF).
General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, announced it was awarded a contract by the US Navy for the maintenance, modernization, and repair of USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) and USS James E. Williams (DDG 95).
The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces full enrollment for its Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Tanker Security Program (TSP). Both programs provide the Department of Defense (DoD) with access to a fleet of US-flagged sustainment sealift vessels and product tankers for use during times of armed conflict or national emergency.
Hanwha Ocean announced that it has recently been selected as the preferred bidder for the prototype project of the South Korean Agency for Defense Development (ADD)’s “Energy System for Unmanned Submersibles.”
The new Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder has not yet been delivered, but the crew can already get to know the ship thanks to an extensive Virtual Reality package. Shipbuilder Damen Naval has delivered a virtual copy of the ship to the Materieel & IT Command (COMMIT). It is the first time the company has created a VR version of an entire ship for and with the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Kraken Robotics Inc. recently participated in Exercise REPMUS 23 in Portugal. The Robotic Experimentation and Prototyping with Maritime Unmanned System (REPMUS) is focused on capability development and interoperability, and the 2023 Exercise involved 15 NATO partners, as well as Sweden and Ireland.
The Ministry of Defence has awarded £3.95 billion of funding to BAE Systems for the next phase of the UK's next-generation nuclear-powered attack submarine program, known as SSN-AUKUS.
thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, a world leader in the construction of conventional submarines, started production in Kiel on September 11, of the world’s most advanced conventional submarines. These boats belong to the Type 212CD for a joint program with the Norwegian and German navies. The order, placed in July 2021, was the largest in the history of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to date.
The US Coast Guard Research and Development Center has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Zelim, a start-up based in Edinburgh, Scotland, to jointly explore the potential application and effectiveness of AI-enabled detection and tracking technology in search and rescue.