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October 2017 Issue

Canada Awards Contract to Thales
As Part of National Shipbuilding Strategy

The government of Canada is delivering on its commitment to renew the Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet through the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). A contract has been awarded to the joint venture of Thales Canada Inc. and Thales Australia Ltd. for in-service support, including refit, repair and maintenance and training for the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and Joint Support Ships (JSS).

Thales is required to compete this work among subcontractors. The in-service support work required to support and maintain the AOPS and JSS is to be carried out in Canada, unless a ship requires work maintenance while overseas.


700 Visitors Attend
US Navy ANTX BPCE

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport and the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City Division in Panama City, Florida, hosted the 2017 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) Battlespace Preparation in a Contested Environment (BPCE) in August. Approximately 700 visitors from the Department of Defense, industry and academia attended the two-day event.

Participating companies included: Boeing, Aviation System Engineering Co. (ASEC), Domo Tactical Communications (DTC), General Dynamics Mission Systems, Autonomous Surface Vessels, Hydroid, L3 Technologies, iXblue, Power Docks, Adaptive Methods, DeTect Intelligent Sensors, Engineering Professional Services, Leidos, Northrup Grumman, QinetiQ North America, and SRI International.

ANTX provides a low-risk environment in which scientists and engineers may evaluate their technological innovations at the research and development level before their technologies become militarized and integrated at the operational level.


Contract Modification for GD Electric Boat
For Virginia-Class Subs

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to submarine design improvements. Additionally, Electric Boat will perform research and development work required to evaluate new technologies to be inserted in newly built Virginia-class ships, including the Virginia Payload Module.


Servowatch IPMS Installation
For Philippine Navy

Servowatch has again been selected by Hyundai to supply its Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for installation into the Philippine Navy’s Future Frigate program to be built in Hyundai’s Ulsan facility, the largest shipyard in the world.

The new frigates are expected to be a variant on Hyundai’s own HDF-3000 FFX-I multipurpose frigate.


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