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NAVAL NEWS MARS 2021

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry


According to information published by Alan Austin, Independent Australia on March 1, 2021, submarine deal between Australia and Naval Group might be broken. The head of the French shipbuilding company Naval Group, Pierre Eric Pommellet, is in Australia to meet with federal ministers to try to save the contract.

PAL Aerospace and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) today announced the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly pursue the development of a fully missionized Dash 8-400 aircraft, called the “Dash 8 P-4” for maritime patrol (MPA), intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), as well as other applications. Modified with auxiliary fuel tanks, the Dash 8 P-4 will have superior range, endurance, and time-on-station.

As the construction of the first joint Belgian and Dutch replacement Mine Countermeasures (rMCMV) vessel will start in February 2021, Terma is proud to announce that the SCANTER 6000 radar has been selected for this program which is led by Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium, composed of Naval Group and ECA Group. In this frame, mid-January Terma was contracted by the French shipbuilder Kership to supply 12 units of the renowned SCANTER 6000 naval radar for the MCM vessels.

According to a press release published by Department of Defence on March 2, 2021, Lockheed Martin Space, Titusville, Florida, is awarded a $128,677,600, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00030-21-C-2017) to support the integration of the Trident II (D5) Missile and Reentry Subsystems into the Common Missile Compartment (CMC) for the U.S./United Kingdom Columbia/Dreadnought Submarine construction programs.

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