Gulf Island Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony on Oct. 30 for the future USNS Navajo (T-ATS 6), the lead ship of the Navy’s new class of Towing, Salvage, and Rescue vessels.
The U.S. Navy and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) seem to just count things differently. Inevitably, the CBO finds that the Navy lowballs the estimated costs of its shipbuilding plans. In
Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $17,635,905 firm-fixed-price contract for a 63-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul dry-docking of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 202). The contract
Navy civilian engineers who developed a unique weaponized unmanned surface vehicle (USV) tested by the Marine Corps in July envision that its technological capabilities will revolutionize naval warfare. The Expeditionary Warfare USV
General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy worth up to $1.6 billion for the construction of the sixth and seventh
The U.S. Navy would prefer that its ships be just one shade of gray. Now, a pigment package designed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to slow discoloration of the exterior
The U.S. Navy’s newest America-class amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7), successfully completed builder’s trials July 19, reports NAVSEA. The ship returned to the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)-Ingalls Shipbuilding
Pittsburgh, Pa., headquartered PPG (NYSE: PPG) reports that it has been awarded a five-year, $78 million contract by the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) to provide coatings, solvents and technical services
VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Miss., has started construction on the third Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small (APL(S)), a new class of berthing barges commissioned by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).
The U.S. Navy on June 20 released an updated request for proposals (RFP) for the FFG(X) detail design and construction (DD&C) contract for the first 10 guided-missile frigates (one base ship and