USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121)

Keel Laid for Future USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (American Hero – Video)

The keel of future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) was ceremoniously laid Feb. 21 at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard. Although official construction of DDG 121 began April 2016,...
ERAPSCO

ERAPSCO Awarded $64.6M for US Navy Sonobuoys (Learn More)

Ultra Electronics and Sparton Corporation have been awarded subcontracts valued at $64.6 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture (JV), for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy. The award is a GFY17...
Notional offshore patrol cutter design courtesy of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Gastops DRA Propulsion System for USCG Patrol Cutter

Gastops has been selected by Eastern Shipbuilding Group to provide the Propulsion System Dynamic Response Analysis (DRA) for the U.S. Coast Guard's new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). As part of Eastern Shipbuilding...

Navy Awards $126M for Virginia-Class Block V Submarine Components

General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) has been awarded a $126.5 million contract by the U.S. Navy for long lead time material for the first two Block V Virginia-class submarines, SSN-802 and...
Advanced FLIR M100 and M200 Thermal Cameras and Axiom Multifunction Displays Transform Boaters' View Above and Below the Waterline (Image Credit: FLIR)

Navigating at Night Just Got a Lot Easier with FLIR (Multi-Video)

FLIR Systems, the 2016 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, Platinum Award Winner for Best Thermal, Infrared Camera System, is introducing two new compact additions to its popular M-Series marine thermal cameras...
Noras U-Safe Lifesaving Buoy: light enough to carry and throw around (Credit: Noras Performance)

U-Safe Lifesaving Buoy Zips Out to Retrieve Drowning Swimmers (Video)

By Loz Blain, New Atlas Here's a nifty lifesaving idea from Noras Performance out of Portugal. U-Safe is a lifesaving buoy that can drive itself around in the water by remote control, meaning...
Highly complex and classified nuclear reactors power the Navy’s most formidable vessels. (Image Credit: US Navy)

BWXT Receives $795M Award for Naval Nuclear Reactor Components

The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has exercised contract options with BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, totaling approximately $784 million for the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components. New contracts valued at approximately...
BAE Systems new dry dock

BAE to Dedicate New Dry Dock for Naval Ship Repair Expansion

BAE Systems to officially name their new floating dry dock in a dedication ceremony on Saturday afternoon, February 11, 2017, with U.S. Representatives Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.) among the...
USS Tulsa (LCS 16) (Image Credit: Austal USA)

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Tulsa (See LCS in Action)

The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Tulsa (LCS 16), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Feb. 11 in Mobile, Alabama. Tulsa, designated LCS 16, honors the...
Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly

Kelly on ‘Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders & the Path to Security’

'It is a great honor and privilege to appear before you today to discuss the crucial mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to protect the homeland and secure our...
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