Construction of the US Navy's future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) officially began at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard on Mar. 3, the Navy Team Ships Public Affairs stated. The milestone was marked by a ceremony at BIW’s structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.
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27 May 2019
To encourage innovation, experimentation, and combat readiness, Vice Adm. Richard Brown, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP), announced the establishment of Surface Development Squadron ONE (SURFDEVRON ONE) during a ceremony, May 22.
02 Feb 2019
DDG 120 will be built in the Flight IIA configuration with the Aegis Baseline 9 Combat System which includes Integrated Air and Missile Defense capability. This system delivers quick reaction time, high firepower, and increased electronic countermeasures capability for Anti-Air Warfare. Delivery to the fleet is planned for Fiscal Year 2021.
23 Jan 2019
Atlas North America unveiled the conceptual design of a Medium Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) during the 2019 National Symposium of the Surface Navy Association (SNA). Atlas North America is a company of Germany's Atlas Electronik Group.
17 Jan 2019
GE’s Marine Solutions’ gas turbine propulsion, hybrid electric drive (HED), integrated electric drive (IED) and digital analytic solutions are proven to meet the demanding power and propulsion needs of world navies.
07 Jan 2019
The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract to build a fifth DDG 51 destroyer as part of the multi-year award announced in September.