U.S. Air Force’s First GPS III Satellite Receives Commands

18 December 2017

The first advanced GPS III satellite successfully established remote connectivity and communicated with the Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX), further validating the U.S. Air Force’s modernized Global Positioning System (GPS) is ready to launch its first satellite.

First Indian made SCORPENE®-class submarine

14 December 2017

INS Kalvari is the first of six Indian submarines under indigenous construction and the first large and demanding “Make in India” program. Naval Group is proud to contribute to the Indian sovereignty bring to it’s Navy, autonomy and technical regional superiority with underwater prowess.

Thales celebrates launch of first large vessel under the NSS

13 December 2017

Thales celebrates the launch of the first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel at Seaspan Shipyards. This first of class vessel represents a remarkable achievement as the first large non-combat ship to be designed and built under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), demonstrating the domestic shipbuilding industry’s strength and capabilities.

Seaspan Shipyards celebrates the launch of the large vessel

11 December 2017

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) today celebrated the launch of the first large vessel to be designed and built under the Government of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) - OFSV1, the first of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV).

Heron 1 completes one year of flight operations

11 December 2017

The Heron 1 UAV system, which is stationed at the Gao air base for the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) as part of the UN’s MINUSMA mission, logged its 3,000th flight hour in November 2017.

Alion submits proposal for Canadian Surface Combatant

11 December 2017

Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada, is pleased to confirm that it submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program.

Airbus Helicopters delivers Panther to Mexican Navy

8 December 2017

The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order for ten units in 2014, the Mexican Navy became the launch customer of this new version. The first four helicopters were delivered in 2016 and the remaining six during the course of 2017.

Mariners in Victoria, Australia, are operating virtually

5 December 2017

Frequentis has delivered ten virtual operator positions for its customer, Kordia, ensuring volunteers can assist Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) operators with the provision of the best safety services along the coast of Victoria.

Navantia team submits proposal for CSC

5 December 2017

Navantia and Saab Australia have submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program. Suppliers engaged by Saab to support the CSC program include Lockheed Martin, General Dynamic Mission Systems – Canada, DRS Technologies Limited Canada, OSI Maritime Service and Rheinmetall Canada.

Naval Group and Fincantieri bid for CSC

1 December 2017

Naval Group and Fincantieri will combine their expertise and present to the Government of Canada an “off-the-shelf,” sea-proven solution based on the FREMM frigate design. The companies have previously collaborated on several major naval projects, including the joint development of the FREMM frigate.