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2014-03-17 12:20:21

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $128.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) 3 Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB). NASSCO is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the terms of the contract, NASSCO will provide the detail design and construction efforts to convert the MLP 3 to an AFSB variant. The work will be performed at NASSCO's San Diego shipyard...

2014-02-14 12:20:21

BATH, Maine, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $21.4 million contract for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. Bath Iron Works is one of three shipyards chosen from a field of eight competitors to proceed to Phase I design work on this next-generation cutter program. The Bath Iron Works team includes L-3 Communications (New York, N.Y.) and Navantia, S.A. (Spain), a shipbuilder that Bath Iron Works has collaborated...

2014-01-17 08:20:05

STAVANGER, Norway, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Holdings Group has ordered a harsh environment semi-submersible GM4-D rig from Yantai CIMC Raffles. They have also secured an option to build a second rig from the shipyard. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663802 ) The rig they have ordered has been given the name Beacon Atlantic, and planned delivery is the fourth quarter of 2016. Beacon Atlantic will be built using the GM4-D-design...

2013-10-18 23:25:06

Despite the massive effect of the global recession, companies primarily involved in the building of aircraft and ships fared well; they will continue to do well in the next five years due to heightened demand for industry services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Military Shipbuilding and Submarines industry to its growing report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Despite the massive effect of the global recession on...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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