Navajo-class (T-ATS) Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship. (Image: US Navy)

Navy awards Austal USA $144.6 million two-ship T-ATS contract

Jump starting its plans to get into steel vessel construction, Austal USA, Mobile, Ala., has been awarded a $144,623,645 fixed-price incentive (firm target) modification to previously awarded contract N00024-21-C-2209 for the detail

Militaet Sealift Command shp

Alabama Shipyard wins $16.4 million MSC contract

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Alabama Shipyard LLC, Mobile, Ala., a $16,478,585 firm, fixed-price contract for a 76-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of the

Front cover of A Report on the Fighting Culture of the United States Navy’s Surface Fleet,

Report slams Surface Navy culture, leadership

A report commissioned by four members of Congress in the wake of several high-profile Navy losses of lives and warships makes disturbing reading. Entitled “A Report on the Fighting Culture of the

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Bollinger awarded contract on concept study of light amphibious warship

Lockport, La., headquartered Bollinger Shipyards reports that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to conduct a concept study and the preliminary design of the U.S.

Damage sustained by USS Fitzgerald in collision with containership: Fatigue was identified as one factor in fatal incident

GAO: U.S. Navy sailors still not getting enough sleep

Following the fatal collisions with civilian ships involving the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain in the summer of 2017, the U.S. Navy found that sailor overwork, fatigue, and training

Round bottomed dive boat in Navy's oldest floating dry-dock, the Dynamic (AFDL 6), which routinely docks Landing Craft Utility (LCUs) and other flat-bottom craft.

Docking a dive boat is a first for Navy’s oldest floating dry dock

The Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in Norfolk, Va., used its floating dry dock Dynamic (AFDL 6) to dock a dive boat on April 15. Delivered in 1949 by Chicago Bridge

GAO says “atrophied” supplier base threatens Columbia class program

The General Accounting Office has just released a report entitled “Columbia Class Submarine: Delivery Hinges on Timely and Quality Materials from an Atrophied Supplier Base.” The Navy plans to invest about $128

Halter Marine teams with Gibbs & Cox on LUSV

Pascagoula, Miss., shipbuilder Halter Marine is teaming with Gibbs & Cox Inc., on a U.S. Navy contract to perform design studies for the development of the Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV). The

NASSCO wins $100 million Navy order

General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $100,040,336 contract for the execution of the a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) fiscal

GAO report raises questions about Navy’s $100 million hydraulic electric drive project

A new report from the GAO (U.S. Government Accounting Office) looks at why, after spending over $100 million to develop, test, and produce hydraulic electric drive (HED) systems for its Flight IIA

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