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  • 15 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Spanish Navy’s four new S-80 submarines will cost EUR1.5 billion (approx. 1.85 b) more than it was initially expected, IHS Janes reported on Wednesday citing defense ministry sources. This latest estimate will be bring the total cost of the four air-independent propulsion submarines to EUR3.68 billion, or EUR920 million per boat. Initial cost estimates […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spanish news site El Pais on Tuesday ran a report which said the Spanish Navy’s elongated new S-80 submarines were now too long fit into their designated pens at the naval base Cartagena. The report says that, in addition to the submarines being over budget and late, the MoD would now have to invest some […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Spanish Navy’s new air-independent propulsion (AIP) S-80 submarines are facing another delay, according to the country’s defense minister. During a visit to the Cartagena naval base, where the submarines will be based after delivery, defense minister Margarita Robles told reporters that the first boat would be delivered in 2022 with the final one arriving […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia on April 6 informed that it has completed extending the pressure hull on the first Spanish Navy S80 submarine, a move that should prevent the submarines from sinking to the ocean floor. Back in 2013, media reported that the Spanish Navy’s fleet of S80 submarines was faced with serious delays as it […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Aviation Department was established on Apr 4, 1932 in Far East Maritime Force HQ. Fist combat experience of Pacific Fleet (PF) Naval Aviation was in Aug 1938 during fierce battles near Lake Hasan. PF aviators also participated in war on militaristic Japan in 1945. They scuppered over 30 transport ships, two destroyers, and four […]

  • 1 April 2012
    Authorities

    Pacific Fleet HQ celebrated its 80-th anniversary on March 30. It is the fleet’s main administrative agency with history full of heroic chapters and amazing facts indissolubly connected to development of Russia’s naval power in the Pacific. Originally, military administrative functions in Russian Navy were performed by “secretariats” and “offices”. Later, headquarters were formed on […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Spanish Ministry of Defense has approved Navantia’s Critical Design Review (CDR) for the country’s troubled S-80 air-independent propulsion submarines, first of which is now five years late. According to the shipbuilder’s announcement on July 15, the new class of submarines can now transition to production. To remind, four S-80 submarines were at various stages of construction in 2013 when […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A Seahawk and its crew from 816 Squadron have been specially detached to HMAS Perth for Exercise TALISMAN SABER in the waters off Central Queensland. Flight commander Lieutenant Commander Jeff Topping said the birdies would have more of a training focus and wouldn’t become ship’s company. “Normally an aircraft and its air crew and maintainers become the […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has issued a two-ship buy Request for Proposal (RFP) to Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) for Ford-class carriers CVN 80 and CVN 81 looking to get more details on potential cost savings which could be achieved with a two-ship buy. The RFP was issued by US Naval Sea Systems Command on […]

  • 21 March 2014

    On March 15, a U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment aboard her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Glace Bay, assigned to Joint Interagency Task Force South, patrolling the Caribbean Sea, identified the King Gold, a Panamanian-flagged fishing vessel suspected of smuggling drugs. The LEDET boarded the vessel, but did not find contraband onboard.   The 70-foot […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Forgacs, through its parent company Civmec Construction and Engineering Pty Ltd, marked the first day of construction of their purpose built ship and module construction, ship repair and maintenance facility. The 29,000 square meter, 18-storey high, facility is an investment of AU$80 million according to Australian minister for defense Christopher Pyne. A ground-breaking ceremony […]

  • 21 October 2013

    Less than a week after arriving on station following a port visit in Panama, USS Rentz (FFG 46) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) and helicopter squadron disrupted a shipment of 1,000 kg. of cocaine off the coast of Colombia in coordination with the Colombian navy Oct. 9. Rentz worked closely with […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation an $80 million contract to upgrade and enhance the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P). The NGC2P system is a tactical data link communication processor that provides critical real-time information about friendly and enemy activity during combat operations. The five-year, indefinite-quantity, indefinite-delivery NGC2P Technology Refresh and […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Department of Defense has officially notified the Congress of its intention to buy two aircraft carriers at once in a move that is expected to bring some $4 billion in savings. In a letter on December 31, the Pentagon formally informed the Congress about the block buy of two Ford-class aircraft carriers. US […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Australian shipbuilder Austal will be delivering six offshore patrol vessels for the Philippine Navy, the company confirmed on August 13. The confirmation follows Philippine media reports from August 11, which said the Defence Secretary of the Philippines government, Delfin Lorenzana, announced that the Australian company would be delivering the vessels from its shipyard in Cebu. “Whilst […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has successfully tested Raytheon’s advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) technologies aboard the experimental ship known as the M80 Stiletto, while the vessel was underway. The test took place during operations at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia. The combined technology was created by combining two, proven Raytheon technologies: the Persistent […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BMT has teamed up with Australian-based Nautic Star to offer the M80 Interceptor next generation sea boat to the Australian government. The M80 has been fine-tuned over years to optimize the balance between soft riding, rough water performance in any direction and calm water performance. “BMT is excited to team up with a great South […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Up to eighty Ukrainian black berets are held captive at Feodosia Naval Port, in Crimea, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence announced earlier today.   At about 4.20 a.m., Russian troops launched an attack on the naval base where the 1st Detached Feodosia Battalion of Marines is stationed. According to preliminary data, several Ukrainian servicemen were […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries held a steel-cutting ceremony on Thursday to mark the official start of construction on the US Navy’s third Ford-class aircraft carrier, the future USS Enterprise (CVN 80). A 35-ton steel plate was cut at the Newport News Shipbuilding division to kick off advance construction of the aircraft carrier. The steel plate […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Fassmer actively participated in the OPV Latin America conference held in Rio de Janeiro on the 21st and 22nd of May. During the Conference organized by IQPC and the Brazilian Navy, Fassmer presented its new Naval OPV, an 80m offshore patrol vessel design aiming at higher threat scenarios and matching the mission requirements of navies […]

  • 9 September 2011

      The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $166,808,999 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to provide funding for long lead materials in support of the low rate initial production, Lot 3, of 11 P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft.  Work will be performed in Seattle, Wash. (63.80 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (11.69 percent); […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Minister for Defence Industries of South Australia, Hon. John James Snelling, payed a visit to the shipyard of Navantia in Cartagena last Monday, 10th September. The main purpose of his visit was to understand the capabilities and facilities that are being built S-80 submarines for the Spanish Navy, since Navantia is one of the […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Andrew Carpenter, from Upland, Calif., fires a 25 mm machine gun during a live-fire event aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80).   USS Roosevelt (DDG-80), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in service with the United States Navy, is deployed as a part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Industry news

      In a bid to plug gaps in its coastal security, India has signed a Rs.300 crore deal for importing 80 fast interceptor craft (FIC) for its navy’s specialised infantry force from a Sri Lankan shipyard. The contract was signed in the last week of September and it envisages delivery of the 80 boats by […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Industry news

    As announced by the U.S. Department of Defence, Bulova Technologies Ordnance Systems, L.L.C., Mayo, Fla., is being awarded a $9,835,448 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for MK 80 distress signals and MK 79 distress signal kits. The MK 80 is an illuminated signal used by downed aircrews or personnel in life rafts as a distress signal. The […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy frigate Victoria departed Rota Naval Base on June 18 setting sail for Italy where she will integrate into operation Sophia to help fight human trafficking in the Mediterranean Sea. The F-80 frigate is scheduled to be part of the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) from mid-June to mid-September. Victoria is relieving her sister ship Canarias which has […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Brunei Naval Ship ‘KDB Darulaman’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on 23rd November 2011 for a logistic halt on their maiden voyage from Germany to Brunei. ‘KDB Darulaman’ is a Patrol Vessel (PV 80) with a length of 80 meters and a displacement of 1480 tones. The ship, commanded by Lt Col. (L) […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Atomics a $195.1 million contract modification which will see the company manufacture, assemble and test the advanced arresting gear for the third Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 80). General Atomics will be responsible for the installation of the system and eventual repairs and drawing changes. The navy considered cancelling the AAG […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’s Newport News Shipbuilding a $228.m million contract modification to purchase additional long lead time material to be used for the construction of Enterprise (CVN 80). Long lead time materials contracts allow the shipbuilder to purchase parts and equipment in advance and thereby speed up […]