4 May

BAE Systems Awarded Further Sub Works

first_img View post tag: americas View post tag: USS Vermont View post tag: submarine BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being awarded a $26,7 million firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract for the manufacture and delivery of propulsor and tailcone for Virginia-class submarines SSN 792 (USS Vermont) and SSN 793 (USS Oregon). This modification is for the manufacture and assembly of the fixed portion and partial rotating portion of the Virginia-class submarine propulsor required to support construction of SSN 792 and SSN 793.Most of the work scope will be performed in Louisville, Kentucky, and is expected to be completed by May 2017.[mappress mapid=”16170″]Image: US Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today BAE Systems Awarded Further Sub Works View post tag: USS Oregon View post tag: Naval View post tag: BAe Systemscenter_img Authorities View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic June 8, 2015 BAE Systems Awarded Further Sub Works Share this articlelast_img read more

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25 Sep

Taiwan chief wins landslide victory

first_imgChina claims Taiwan as its sacredterritory, to be taken by force if needed, a threat President Xi Jinpingreiterated a year ago. Incumbent Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (right) and Vice President-elect William Lai wave to their supporters after their election victory at a rally, outside the Democratic Progressive Party headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan on Jan. 11. REUTERS/TYRONE SIU TAIPEI – Taiwanese re-electedPresident Tsai Ing-wen has won a landslide victory on Saturday. Anti-government unrest inChinese-ruled Hong Kong took center stage during a campaign in which Tsai heldup Taiwan as a beacon of hope for protesters in the former British colony,rejecting Beijing’s offer of a “one country, two systems” model.center_img Tsai beat her main opponent Han Kuo-yuby over 2.6-million votes. Underscoring the scale of her victory, Tsai’sDemocratic Progressive Party also won a majority in parliament. “We hope that the Beijing authoritiescan understand that a democratic Taiwan with a government chosen by the peoplewill not give in to threats and intimidation,” Tsai said.(Reuters)last_img read more

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