Category: Notizie Estero

Airbus Wins ESA Contract for Third European Service Module

Airbus Wins ESA Contract for Third European Service Module

BREMEN, Germany — The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Airbus for the construction of the third European Service Module (ESM) for Orion, the American crewed spacecraft. The contract is worth around €250 million.

By ordering this additional service module, ESA ensures the n…

Twelfth Independence-Class LCS Completes Acceptance Trials

Twelfth Independence-Class LCS Completes Acceptance Trials

Austal Limited is pleased to announce that the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico. LCS 24 is the 12th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama for the United States Navy (USN).

Austal Chief Exe…

Occar Comments Launch of Second Italian Navy PPA

Occar Comments Launch of Second Italian Navy PPA

The launching ceremony of the second PPA was held on the 22nd May 2020 at Fincantieri Shipyard in Riva Trigoso – Genova. The ship has been named after Francesco Morosini, 108th Doge of the Serenissima Republic of Venice and General Sea Captain of the Venetian Fleet (1688 – 1694).

Due to the persi…

S. Korea, US to Discuss Cost-Sharing Pact Next Month

S. Korea, US to Discuss Cost-Sharing Pact Next Month

South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo and US Defense Secretary Mark Esper will discuss cost sharing for the upkeep of 28,500 American troops stationed here at a teleconference next month, Seoul’s Ministry of Defense said Tuesday.

“The date and agenda haven’t been finalized yet. We’re in …