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Preview Agenda | Support Ships 2020

THE ONLY DEDICATED FORUM FOR THE NAVAL SUPPORT AND LOGISTICS COMMUNITYBrining together members of the naval and joint forces logistics community, at a time when NATO's leading fleets are working to retain - or attain - blue water naval capability. As changes to the overall threat context d ...

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The role of Military Sealift Command in supporting global U.S. operations

Ahead of this year's Support Ships Conference, we spoke exclusively to Rear Admiral Dee Mewbourne, Commander, Military Sealift Command about the role that MSC plays in supporting US operations and how innovations in fleet maintenance and the defence supply chain are having an impact on our community. This article will cover: How...

Support Ships Market & Holdings Report 2019

The value of the market for Naval Support Ships is forecast at $10 Billion over the next 10 years.  A number of navies are undertaking acquisition programmes intended to recapitalise their afloat replenishment and maritime logistics capabilities. This report will explore selected programmes and requirements, followed by a holdings report...

Support Ships Market Overview 2019

With insights from over 100 individuals within the maritime sector this report demonstrates how the support ship market needs to adapt in order to exploit a digitised military supply chain, and what the complexity and speed of global maritime operations will mean for the way that growing naval support and...

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Austal USA receives US$21m Order For U.S. Navy LCS Post Delivery Service Work

The United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA, as the prime contractor, a $21,070,175 order against a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to accomplish the Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) execution for the Littoral Combat Ship USS Manchester (LCS 14).

Survey Vessels, Hydrographic Services and Ocean Systems 2018 Market Report

NATO and its partners are increasing their investment into ocean sciences into their defence budgets, not only for the enduring need for oceanographic and hydrographic survey to ensure safe navigation of international waters and the vast collection of commercial and ecological uses of environmental data, but also for navies to...

The CMRE's role in increasing skills and investment in ocean science to protect NATO's strategic maritime priorities

Navies across the world are shifting their strategic thinking onto oceanographic and hydrographic vessels, ocean systems, submarines and maritime unmanned vehicles as they could enable them to achieve maritime dominance over adversaries. NATO's Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation is in the lead when it comes to research and experimentation...

Interoperability by design: The future of naval fleet collaboration?

Communication and data sharing are a vital element of successful combined operations and C2 structures across all allied systems must be interoperable and compatible in order to achieve true interoperability.Defence IQ had the opportunity to discuss with Commander Andreas Uhl from the Department of Planning in the Group Future Development...