Australia and France’s Naval Group finalized and signed a $35 billion submarine partnership agreement on Monday to deliver 12 new vessels to Australia. In 2016, Australia’s Department of Defense chose Naval Group as its preferred bidder to build 12 new attack-class submarines to replace the ...

The Canadian government has officially chosen Lockheed Martin’s [LMT] team design to build 15 new Canadian Surface Combatants, less than four months after designating the team the preferred bidder. The team’s bid is based on the BAE Systems Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS). The U.K. Royal Navy ...

U.S. Southern Command requires additional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) assets and maritime platforms to more effectively perform counter-narcotics missions, the command’s leader said Feb. 7. The command is “deficient” in its current ISR capabilities, although it works ...

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded BAE Systems a $225 million delivery order against a previous contract to procure 9,999 additional Lot 7 full-rate production Advanced precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II units. APKWS modifies existing standard 2.75-inch rockets into precision ...