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NAVAL NEWS JULY 2021

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry


According to information published by the U.S. Department of Defense, Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $24,999,480 firm-fixed-price order (N6134021F0119) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N6134019G0002) for the upgrade of the P-8A Poseidon maintenance training device suite.

According to information published by the Government of Canada on July 23, 2021, the delivery of the second of six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS), Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Margaret Brooke, in Halifax marks an important milestone both for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and for the ship’s crew.

According to information published by Lockheed Martin on July 20, 2021, the company is awarded a $231,400,000 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N00024-20-C-5310 to definitize the initial award, and procure an additional 70 MK41 Vertical Launching System modules and ancillary equipment for DDG 51-class destroyers and FFG 62-class frigates.

Italian company Leonardo has announced that the Polish Navy’s first AW101 (ZR285) naval helicopter achieved its first flight on July 19, 2021, at the Company’s site in Yeovil. It is a military utility medium-lift helicopter that was manufactured by AgustaWestland (formerly EH Industries), a joint venture company formed by Agusta of Italy and the British company GKN.

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