IHS Jane's Navy International

  • NAVSEA seeks information from LCU 1700 design and build candidates

    Key Points NAVSEA released a special notice for the LCU 1700 programme on 25 November Interested parties have been asked to submit information relating to their ability to develop a detailed design for LCU 1700, followed by the build of the lead and follow-on craft The Naval Sea Systems Command

  • New Canadian government to review options for interim AOR project

    Key Points New Canadian government to review plans for interim AOR Government plans to conclude review as soon as possible Canada's new government intends to complete a review of the previous administration's decision to acquire an interim auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) ship for the Royal

  • RN faces LPH gap as Ocean retirement date is confirmed

    Key Points HMS Ocean will retire in 2018 SDSR 2015 confirmed plans to modify the future HMS Prince of Wales to support littoral manoeuvre operations The UK Royal Navy (RN) will be without a mission-optimised large-deck helicopter assault platform for a number of years following the decision not

  • Australia releases submarine combat system integrator RfP to US companies

    A limited request for proposal (RfP) for the role of combat systems integrator for Australia's Future Submarine programme was released to US contractors Raytheon and Lockheed Martin in early November and will close on 1 April 2016, sources told IHS Jane's on 26 November. The sources said that both

  • Anglo-French amphibious force takes shape

    Key Points The Combined Joint Expeditionary Force is on course to achieve full concept validation in April 2016 Work to resolve issues surrounding data sharing between French and UK units is continuing Plans by France and the United Kingdom to establish a bilateral amphibious power projection

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