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NAVAL NEWS MAY 2021

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry


According to a press release published by Elettronica on May 10, 2021, the firm announces the signature of a supply contract with Fincantieri for the Electronic Warfare Suite of the new submarines of the Italian Navy, in the framework of the U212 NFS Programme managed by OCCAR. The contract includes the provision of two suites for the first batch of platforms and two additional systems as an option for future batches.

According to information published by the United States Department of Defense on May 7, 2021, General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., Quincy, Massachusetts, is awarded a $72,798,641contract for the retrofit of five Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle systems to the Block I configuration and engineering support services.

According to information published by Global Times on May 6, 2021, China's eighth Type 071 amphibious landing ship recently made its first publicly known maritime exercise appearance, and it has gained operational capabilities in troops delivery, air defense, anti-ship and land-attack after entering service with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy late last year.

According to information published by U.S. Navy on May 4, 2021, the Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) departed Tunis, Tunisia, after a routine logistics visit and key leader engagements.

According to a press release published by IMENCO UK Ltd on May 5, 2021, the award-winning supplier of marine and naval visual surveillance systems based in Aberdeen and Wick, is announcing a major contract win from Babcock International Group for the supply of CCTV systems for the Royal Navy’s Type 31 program. The contract covers five Type 31 general purpose frigates being constructed at Babcock’s Rosyth facilities.

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