Attack-class submarines: Contracts for MSB design awarded

first_img Adelaide-based PMB Defence and Greek Sunlight have won contracts for the design of the main storage batteries (MSB) stages 1 and 2 for Royal Australian Navy’s new Attack-class submarines.The two companies have been contracted to provide design, prototyping and qualification activities for the main storage batteries.Both organizations will provide Naval Group with the data necessary to select one as the preferred MSB design for the Attack-class program in 2022.“The supply contract will be awarded to the organisation that provides a technically superior design, represents the best value for money and demonstrates a strong commitment to the program’s Australian Industry Capability requirements,” John Davis, CEO, Naval Group Australia, explained.“Naval Group will continue to work with both parties in a range of areas moving forwards to ensure best program outcomes and the maximisation of the involvement of Australian industry in all phases on the contract.”The main storage batteries are responsible for supplying power to the propulsion system of the submarine and to other equipment on-board the ship. They directly impact the safety of the submarine when diving, making them a critical piece of equipment for the platform.PMB is a supplier of energy and specialised engineering solutions for submarine platforms in Australia. Since 1989 the company has continuously supplied MSB’s for the Collins Class and more recently has been contracted to design the UK’s next-generation submarine battery.Sunlight is a submarine battery designer and manufacturer with an extensive knowledge of submarines.The Australian Government’s AUD 50 billion program will see 12 Attack-class submarines designed and built for the Australian Navy. Australian Attack-class submarines: Contracts for MSB design awarded Equipment & technology Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today Australian Attack-class submarines: Contracts for MSB design awarded March 16, 2020, by navaltodaylast_img read more

UEFA coach appointed new GFF Technical Director

first_imgIAN Greenwood has been appointed the new Technical Director by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) following a competitive and comprehensive selection process over some two months.Ian GreenwoodIan GreenwoodOf the 13 applications from eight countries, Greenwood was in the shortlisted six and was, interviewed in July as well as August.Greenwood is an English UEFA-qualified coach with over 10 years of experience in coaching and management at Leeds United Football Club.He also has seven years of experience in coach education.Also holding an MSc. Degree in Sports Coaching, he has been involved in coach education in the capacity of Club/Professional Coach Mentor as well as Lecturer at the Leeds City College, Huddersfield Town Football Club, The Football Association and Leeds Beckett University.He will officially begin his tenure on October 8, 2016.last_img read more

Goals Rain at Lagos/GTB Principals Cup

first_imgThe quarter finals of the Lagos State GTBank Principals Cup kicked off on Thursday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. In the female category, Sanya Senior Grammar School defeated  Alakoto Senior Secondary School, Tolu by two goals to nil, while Isale Eko High School, Lagos Island got the better of Okemagba High school, Mojoda, Epe, by the same margin. In the male category, Keme Balogun Senior Grammar School walloped Muslim Senior College, Oworonsoki 4-0, while Dairy Farm Senior Secondary School, Agege defeated Birrel Avenue Senior High School, Yaba by a lone goal. On Friday, Ikotun Senior  High School, Ikotun defeated Government Senior College Agege, 2-0, while Ajeromi ifelodun Senior High School, Tolu lost to CMS Girls Senior Secondary School, Bariga, also by 2-0. In the boys category, Cardoso Senior High School Ijora Badia  lost to Ejigbo Senior Secondary School, Ejigbo, 3–2 via penalty shootouts.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Africa’s ‘Most Generous’ Philanthropist Visits Liberia

first_imgReverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi,is in the country for a three-day visit.An anointed and prayerful woman of God, Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi, who is regarded as Africa’s most generous philanthropist and Founder/CEO of Esther Ajayi Foundation, yesterday, November 12, arrived in Monrovia on a three-day visit , which is expected to begin on November 12-14, 2018.The female preacher, who is the General Overseer of the Love of Christ Generation (C & S) Church, Clapham, London, and whose foundation has already touched lives with various charitable activities in Nigeria, Ghana, UK, USA, Israel and Turkey, is expected to spread her message of love and hope while in the country.Shortly upon arrival, Rev. Ajayi said: “Everybody who knows me is aware that happiness is my attitude and giving is in my character, because God has been kind to me in this life; and so, I believe that you have to give as much as you can to put smiles on peoples’ faces. I want to be a bridge between the rich and the poor.”She said that at the beginning of this year, “we launched the #1millionlives project where we vowed to support various charities and impact the lives of at least one million people.”She said the foundation will provide support and resources for issues and causes dear to her heart, such as homelessness, moving people out of poverty, rehabilitation of offenders, as well as supporting some other deserving causes and projects.“Our aim at the Esther Ajayi Foundation is not only to become a world-class humanitarian and philanthropic organization, but to inspire, raise and support a new generation of givers, for which I am excited about my visit to Liberia,” she said.With a focus on philanthropy, volunteerism, and making a difference in the world, Rev. Ajayi believes in the power of what can be achieved when people place giving at the center of their preaching and how much change one individual can affect.Rev. Ajayi said she is also in Liberia to spread the word of God, dispel the negative impression people have about white garment churches, and also visit important historical sites and personalities.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more