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  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    NSAG, a Navantia Australia and SAGE Automation joint venture, has received a $2.8 million purchase order which will see NSAG supply the integrated platform management system (IPMS) to the Royal Australian Navy’s AOR (auxiliary oil replenishment) The order for the ships, currently under construction under Defence’s SEA1654 program, was signed in Adelaide on May 23. […]

  • 13 October 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    VIDEO: DDG 1000 Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Pending Christening (USA) The christening of the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, Zumwalt (DDG 1000), will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works.  HMS Ramsey Sailors Learn from Their American Minehunting Counterparts Sailors from HMS Ramsey visited their American minehunting counterparts to see […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Navantia and Australian Defence Materiel Organisation have signed a contract for the Risk Reduction Study Design of the Australian AOR logistics ship, called the program SEA1654. The contract signing, held at the naval base at Garden Island, was attended by Admiral Purcell and Patrick Fitzpatrick, both from DMO, the Commercial Director of Navantia, Gonzalo Mateo-Guerrero, and the […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has picked MAN to provide main and GenSet engines to power the two new fleet support tankers that are to be built for the Royal Australian Navy. According to MAN, each vessel will feature two 18V 32/40 main engines and four 7L21/31 GenSets with shipset deliveries scheduled for December 2017 and June 2018, respectively. “As […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    ASC and its partners have welcomed the opportunity to compete for SEA 1654 Phase 3 – Combat Support ships. ASC’s Aegir 18A proposal would see work allocated to shipyards across Australia including Williamstown, Victoria; Newcastle, New South Wales; and Osborne, South Australia. Speaking from the 2013 Pacific International Maritime Exhibition at Darling Harbour on Tuesday, ASC […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two BMT Defense Services chiefs recently expressed their views on the fleet support vessels delivered to the world’s navies and on the potential for future vessels to be less single-role specific and more multi-role in their functionality. Looking into the future, Andy Kimber, chief naval architect for surface ship design and Rob Steel, head of business […]

  • 24 September 2019

    US Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew intercepted a 40-foot self-propelled semi-submersible (SPSS) transporting 12,000 pounds of cocaine, worth over $165 million. The cocaine was seized earlier this month in international waters in the Eastern Pacific during the cutter’s patrol. The semi-submersible was originally detected and monitored by maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), and the Valiant crew […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The name of the UK capital will return to the Royal Navy fleet with the eighth Type 26 frigate, Royal Navy’s First Sea Lord has announced. The future HMS London joins the previously-named HMS Glasgow, Cardiff, Belfast, and Birmingham while the fifth, sixth, and seventh ship are yet to be named. The name HMS London […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Industry news

    Air-independent powerplant (AIP) passing trials in Russia can be mounted not only on exported Project Amur-1650 submarines but on prospective subs co-produced by Russia and India, said Viktor Komardin heading the Rosoboronexport delegation at the Defexpo India 2012 exhibition. Project Amur-1650 submarine powered by air-independent plant takes part in the $11.8-bln Indian tender for six […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Globally, the submarine market consists of 450 submarines operated by 41 countries. Some 154 submarines are to be procured up to 2021, costing a total of $186.3 billion. Most of the 41 nations are upgrading their fleets or adding to them as a result of rapidly changing defence requirements. The Global Submarine Market 2011–2021 […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s (MARMC) Production Department completed repairs to Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1653, dry docked in Dynamic (AFDL 6) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Sept. 1. LCU-1653, attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2, suffered damage to the aft starboard side of her hull during training exercises this summer. Hull Maintenance […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Assault Craft Unit 2’s (ACU2) Landing Craft Unit (LCU) 1644 began repairs at Norfolk Ship Support Activity’s (NSSA) Dynamic (AFDL-6) Dry-dock at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Aug. 11.   LCU-1644 became the first vessel docked at Dynamic since the dry-dock itself underwent repairs during an availability that began in 2013. “This was a big […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Navy’s flagship Type 45 destroyer, HMS Daring, has successfully fired her groundbreaking new air defence missile system for the first time. HMS Daring, the first of the formidable next generation of warships to be built, fired her world-leading air defence missile system, Sea Viper, during a rigorous training exercise at the MOD’s […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Industry news

    Russia will participate in the Indian Navy’s tender for non-nuclear submarines with its Project Amur-1650, said Director General of Sevmash shipyard and Rubin Design Bureau Andrei Diachkov. “Most probably, in mid-2012 India would issue a tender for diesel submarines, and hopefully we would win it. We offer a well-balanced and quite capable sub. I’m talking […]

  • 19 December 2011

    JSC Rosoboronexport offers newest Russian submarine Amur-1650 for a tender issued by Indian government for procurement and license construction of six non-nuclear submarines. Russian analog of Project Amur-1650 is Project 677 Lada non-nuclear submarine. In 2010, lead sub of that project – SSK St. Petersburg – was commissioned into Russian Navy. JSC Rubin Central Design […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Research & Development

      The wreck of a Swedish warship that historians hope is the Mars, head of king Erik XIV’s fleet before it sank in the Baltic in 1564, has bee… (dawn) [mappress] Source: dawn, August 22, 2011;

  • 12 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian prospective non-nuclear submarine Amur-1650 with air-independent powerplant (AIP) will participate in India’s tender for procurement and license production of six non-nuclear submarines, said a representative of Russian defense industry. Experts of Rubin Design Bureau are completing trials of full-sized test air-independent powerplant for prospective Russian and exported non-nuclear submarines. That bench powerplant placed in […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Rubin Central Design Bureau is ready to offer Indian Navy non-nuclear submarine Amur-1650 armed with either Club or BrahMos missile systems, said the bureau’s deputy director for foreign economic activity Andrei Baranov at the Defexpo India 2012 exhibition, reports ITAR-TASS. “So far, Indian partners have not raised the question as to integrate BrahMos missile system […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Marines of the past, present and future turned out in their full ceremonial dress for a parade in The Wirral to remember Merseyside’s vital role in a daring First World War raid.   On Sunday 27 April more than 100 Royal Marine Reservists, veterans and cadets marched through the borough and paraded for the […]

  • 23 May 2018

    Sailors aboard the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat got underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Massachusetts, on May 18, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. USS Constitution is sailing with Vietnam veterans onboard as a thank you for their years of service and sacrifice for their country. “I appreciate the […]

  • 23 July 2015

    The American flag is flown at half-mast at US Navy’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, July 21, 2015. The flag will remain at half-mast through July 25 to honor each service member killed by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tenn. [mappress mapid=”16549″] Image: US Navy

  • 14 February 2013
    Industry news

    Foreign customers have shown high interest in Russia’s advanced Amur-1650 class submarine, state-run arms dealer Rosoboronexport said on Wednesday… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 14, 2013; Image:admship

  • 31 March 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russia’s Amur-1650 Class Submarine Sparks Foreign Interest Foreign customers have shown high interest in Russia’s advanced Amur-1650 class submarine, state-run arms dealer Rosoboronexport said on Wednesday.  ”Of the nine countries that are planning to modernize or develop their submarine fleets…three have already chosen the Amur-1650 project”, Rosoboronexport’s director Anatoly Isaikin said. Bow Section of USS […]

  • 20 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard rescued 64 Cuban migrants and 100 Haitian migrants during a busy week of illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba and Haiti into the United States.   The 64 Cuban migrants were repatriated last week following three separate interdictions at sea in the Florida Straits dating back to August 7. On Monday, […]

  • 8 June 2015

    One-hundred and sixty five USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sailors were advanced to their next pay grades during the command’s safety stand down at the Hampton Convention Center, June 3. Lincoln is currently undergoing RCOH at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries in Newport News. Lincoln is the fifth ship of the […]

  • 11 July 2016

    There was a period in Royal Australian Navy history when the service operated two aircraft carriers simultaneously, Sgt Dave Morley explains as he outlines the history of HMAS Vengeance. The Navy’s intended second light fleet aircraft carrier, HMAS Melbourne II, suffered delays in England in the early 1950s, while undergoing an upgrade, consequently the carrier HMS Vengeance […]

  • 28 July 2014

    The US Coast Guard repatriated 97 Cuban migrants that were rescued during a busy week of illegal migration attempts from Cuba.   The repatriation was the result of 10 separate groups attempting to illegally enter the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits dating back to July 14, 2014. “Our main concern is […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

       Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $85,619,066 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 225 full rate production, lot seven, (FRP-7) AGM-154C-1 unitary joint stand-off weapon missiles, including associated support equipment.  In addition, this contract provides for one AGM-154C-1 for performance characterization test.  Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas (44 percent); Cedar […]