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U.S. NAVY TO COMMISSION LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP TULSA
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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USS Tulsa (LCS 16)

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USS Tulsa (LCS 16)

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy will commission its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16), Feb. 16, at Pier 30/32 in San Francisco.

The future USS Tulsa is the second naval vessel to honor Oklahoma’s second largest city. The first USS Tulsa was an Asheville-class gunboat designated as PG-22 that served from 1923 to 1944 before being renamed Tacloban. She earned two battle stars for World War II service. A cruiser to be named USS Tulsa was also authorized for construction during World War II, but the contract was canceled before it was built.

LCS is a highly maneuverable, lethal and adaptable ship designed to support focused mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare missions. The ship integrates new technology and capability to affordably support current and future mission capability from deep water to the littorals.

The LCS class consists of two variants, the Freedom variant and the Independence variant, designed and built by two industry teams. The Independence variant team is led by Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, (for LCS 6 and the subsequent even-numbered hulls). The Freedom variant team is led by Lockheed Martin, Marinette, Wisconsin (for the odd-numbered hulls).

USS Tulsa will join USS Freedom (LCS 1), USS Independence (LCS 2), USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), USS Coronado (LCS 4), USS Jackson (LCS 6), USS Montgomery (LCS 8), USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), USS Omaha (LCS 12) and USS Manchester (LCS 14) in their homeport of San Diego.

The ceremony, using hashtag #USSTulsa, can be viewed on the Navy Live blog at .

Source:  U.S. Navy
Associated URL: https://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=108602
Source Date: February 13, 2019
Posted: 02/15/2019

 
 
DUTCH CARIBBEAN COAST GUARD RECEIVES NEW HIGH-SPEED PATROL BOATS
Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Metal Shark 38 Defiant

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Metal Shark 38 Defiant

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ORANJESTAD -- The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (DCCG) has commissioned four new Metal Shark high speed patrol boats.

The four recently inducted vessels are of the Defiant-class, a diverse series of patrol vessels that range from 27 to 165 ft in length. The DCCG's new models are Defiant 38 variants. These 38 foot high-speed patrol boats outfitted with twin Cummins Marine QSB6.7 diesel engines and capable of achieving top speeds in excess of 45 knots. The vessels are outfitted with an array of modern technical and surveillance systems in order to pursue their primary mission of maritime patrol.

These latest acquisitions are part of a wider initiative on the part of the Dutch Ministry of Defense to augment the DCCG's fleet strength and will increase the total number of Metal Shark vessels in DCCG service to twelve.

The four newest Defiants were officially commissioned by the DCCG in Mid-January 2019 and crews are now conducting familiarity training with the vessels before their entry into active deployment.

Source:  Marine Log
Associated URL: https://www.marinelog.com/shipyards/shipyard-news/dutch-caribbean-coast-guard-commissions-four-more-metal-shark-patrol-boats/
Source Date: February 14, 2019
Posted: 02/14/2019

 
 
USNS WILLIAM MCLEAN (T-AKE 12) TO GO IN FOR OVERHAUL MAINTENANCE
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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USNS William Mclean (T-AKE 12)

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USNS William Mclean (T-AKE 12)

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Detyens Shipyards Inc. has been awarded a $10,517,749 firm-fixed-price contract, from the United States Navy, for a 50-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12). Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, main engine and electric motor maintenance, 10-year crane maintenance and recertification, dry-docking and undocking, propeller shaft and stern tube inspect, freshwater (closed loop) stern tube lubrication, underwater hull cleaning and painting, 2.5-year bow thruster maintenance and tunnel grating modification, renew flight deck nonskid, and auxiliary pre-stage area refrigeration installation.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $10,583,543. Work will be performed in North Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by July 16, 2019.

Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,517,749 are obligated at the time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received.

The U. S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity. The contract award number is N3220519C6002.

Source:  U.S. DoD
Associated URL: https://dod.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/1757113//
Source Date: February 13, 2019
Author: U.S. DoD 
Posted: 02/14/2019

 

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