Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry

According to a press release published by ESG on November 8, 2021, the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has concluded a contract with ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH as the main contractor for the procurement of three Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), introduced in the Bundeswehr under the name "Sea Falcon", for the K130 corvettes of the German Navy.

Navantia is taking part as a Global Partner in the second edition of the International Defence and Security Exhibition (FEINDEF), which takes place on November 3rd-5th at the IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid, Spain. The company showcases for the first time the Smart 4000 ship.

According to a press release published by Sonardyne on November 3, 2021, underwater obstacle avoidance technology from maritime defence technology companies, Sonardyne and Wavefront, has been successfully demonstrated onboard an extra-large, uncrewed, underwater vehicle (XLUUV) built and operated by Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd.

According to information published by the Facebook account of the Nigerian Navy on November 3, 2021, the Navy signed a contract with a Turkish company, Dearsan Shipyard for the purchase of 2 brand new Offshore Patrol Vessels 76. The 2 vessels are expected to be completed within 37 months.

According to a press release published by Rohde & Schwarz on November 4, 2021, the firm has been contracted to supply a Gulf navy with NAVICS, an integrated IP-based naval communications system. The company thereby continues to support interoperability within the Gulf Cooperation Council.

According to a press release published by General Electrics on November 2, 2021, the first MV7000 drives for the LSS FLOTLOG program has successfully passed their Factory Acceptance Tests at GE Power Conversion Nancy Factory, reaching a first milestone for the new fleet of logistic support ships (LSS) of the French Navy.

According to information published by the U.S. DoD on October 29, 2021, Raytheon Technologies is awarded a $19,595,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification (P00016) to a previously awarded contract. This modification adds scope to integrate, produce, qualify, test and field Maritime Strike Tomahawk seeker suites and all subsystems required to provide midcourse and terminal guidance to a modernized tactical Tomahawk missile for the prosecution of maritime targets from surface and subsurface platforms.

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