Gibbs & Cox, Inc. congratulates L3Harris Technologies for being awarded the U.S Navy’s MUSV Design and Construction contract. As part of the L3Harris MUSV team, Gibbs & Cox will serve as the ship design agent and engineering plant automation lead on the program.
The first of the US Navy's new YT-808 tugs, successfully launched by Dakota Creek Industries (DCI), is outfitted with a sophisticated package of Furuno Marine Electronics. YT-808 is designed after the existing YT-802 Valiant-class tug, and will be replacing aging vessels commissioned nearly half a century ago.
Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) ONE Companies (CO) 1-3 and 1-5, based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, conducted surface supplied and SCUBA diving operations to remove old conduit, pipe, cable and debris from the reef and waters off Zablan Beach State Park in Nanakuli, Hawaii, July 6-16.
Mitcham Industries, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Klein Marine Systems, Inc. have entered into an agreement with a major European defense contractor to jointly upgrade existing technology to create the next generation of synthetic aperture sonar systems for commercial and military markets. The new systems will be based on technology developed by each of parties over the past several years. Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.