NAVAL NEWS JUNE 2021

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry


According to information released by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) on June 7, 2021, the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO), in partnership with the U.S. Navy, recently conducted a second long-range autonomous transit with a Ghost Fleet Overlord Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) from the Gulf Coast, passing through the Panama Canal, to the West Coast.

According to information published by the Nigerian Navy on June 7, 2021, the new Landing Ship Tank (LST) for the Nigerian Navy (LST 1314) was launched on June 7, 2021, at Damen Shipyard, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The construction of the ship began about 2 years ago and when commissioned will replace the first set of LSTs of the NN, NNS AMBE and NNS OFIOM which have been decommissioned.

According to a contract published by the U.S. Department of Defense on June 7, 2021, Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, is awarded a $44,000,000 fixed-price incentive firm-target, undefinitized contract modification to previously awarded contract for the detail design, procurement, production implementation, and demonstration of autonomous capability in Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 13 for U.S. navy.

According to a contract published by the United States Department of Defense on June 4, 2021, General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is awarded a $63,805,144 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for smart start maintenance, repair, and modernization efforts in support of U.S. Navy USS Hartford (SSN 768) nuclear-powered submarine engineered overhaul.

According to a press release published by Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division on June 7, 2021, the division announced that it was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin to provide its Modular Open-Systems Approach (MOSA) computers and video processing modules to upgrade the Mission Computer and Flight Management Computer (MC/FMC) on the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Sikorsky MH-60R/S Seahawk helicopters.

According to a press release published by Austal Limited on June 6, 2021, the firm is pleased to announce that Austal USA has been awarded a US$3.6 million functional design contract to prepare for the construction of the new Navajo-class Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship (T-ATS) for the United States Navy.

According to information published by US Navy, the first Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer to be built in the Flight III configuration, the future Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), was successfully launched at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Ingalls Shipbuilding division.

According to a contract released by the United States Department of Defense on June 4, 2021, General Dynamics NASSCO – San Diego, San Diego, California, is awarded a $98,749,123 contract for the execution of the U.S. Navy USS Pinckney (DDG 91) guided missile destroyer FY22 depot modernization period. This availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of the USS Pinckney.

According to information released by the U.S. Navy, a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft of the U.S. Navy has successfully launched two Air to Surface Missile (AGM-84D) Harpoons against a target barge off the coast of Norway during naval exercise At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield 2021. This marked the first use of Harpoon missiles by P-8A Poseidon in the European theater.

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