NAVAL NEWS October 2021

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry

According to information published by Tass on October 14, 2021, the Project 955A (Borei-A-class) second serial-built strategic nuclear-powered missile-carrying submarine Generalissimus Suvorov currently under construction at the Sevmash Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) will be delivered to the Russian Navy in December 2022, a source in the shipbuilding industry told.

According to a press release published by Naval Group on October 13, 2021, the third of the four Argentinian offshore patrol vessels (OPV) ordered by the Argentine Navy, OPV 87 A.R.A. Storni, was delivered in the presence of Captain Santiago Villemur, representative of the Argentine Navy in France.

According to information published by Aeronautics Group on October 14, 2021, the leading provider of integrated turnkey solutions based on unmanned system platforms, payloads and communications for defense and HLS applications has concluded a successful evaluation week of the Orbiter system, operating from the Finnish Border Guard's Turva offshore patrol vessel, demonstrating high capabilities in a marine environment.

According to a press release published by OCEA on October 12, 2021, after the delivery in 8 years of 18 ships to the Nigerian Navy, including the NNS LANA, a 60-meter hydrographic research vessel type OSV 190 SC-WB, two 35-meter patrol boats type FPB 110 MKII and two interceptors of 17 m type C-FALCON in 2020, OCEA won an international tender for the supply of a 35-meter hydrographic research vessel type OCEA OSV 115 SC-WB.

According to information published by Yahoo on October 12, 2021, Genasys Inc. announced a $1.8 million LRAD systems order from the U.S. Navy (Navy) under a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract announced in June 2020. The Navy is replacing its first-generation LRADs with next-generation LRAD 1000Xi systems.

According to a press release published by BAE Systems on October 13, 2021, more than 28 tonnes of Australian steel has been rolled off the production line at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide with the completion of structural manufacture of the first steel prototype unit for the Hunter Class Frigate Program, the largest surface shipbuilding project in the Australian nation’s defence history.

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