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  • 22 October 2018

    One sailor is missing and two are in critical condition following the crash of a Mexican Navy MI-17 helicopter off the coast of Baja California on October 20. The helicopter was filmed crashing into the sea after the pilot lost control during regular patrol activities. According to the Mexican Navy, the helicopter was carrying 12 crew […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Swedish Armed Forces on Monday kicked off Aurora 17, an international exercise dubbed as Sweden’s “biggest drill in decades”. While Sweden itself is not a member of NATO, over 20,000 troops from the country and other NATO members, including the US, are set to participate in the three-week exercise. Naval, air and land services […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE Marine on February 20 announced it has been selected to deliver gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. The contract was awarded to GE by India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). Each P17A frigate will be […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited held a keel-laying ceremony for their first Project 17A in a ceremony in Kolkata on November 10. The keel-laying ceremony marked the official start of construction of a new class of frigates which will be a follow-on on the Project 17 (P17) Shivalik-class already in service with […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy doctors and hospital corpsmen held a Combat Lifesaver (CLS) training course for service members at Honduran naval base Base Naval de Puerto Castilla as part of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17). The medical professionals provided this course in the event that hospital corpsmen are not available in combat casualty situations. “If there’s a mass casualty, […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy will christen its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Indianapolis (LCS 17), in Marinette, Wisconsin, on April 14.  The future USS Indianapolis, built at Fincantieri Marinette Marine, will be the fourth ship to bear the name of Indiana’s capital city. “The future USS Indianapolis honors more than a city, it pays tribute […]

  • 25 July 2017

    The recently-commissioned San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) returned to Naval Base San Diego, July 21, after completing final contract trials (FCT). The USS John P. Murtha was commissioned in October 2016 in Philadelphia and arrived at her San Diego homeport in November 2016 to commence her post delivery test […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Industry news

    Zyvex Technologies, the world’s first molecular nanotechnology company, yesterday announced the global launch of the LRV-17. The advanced Long Range Vessel is designed for fuel efficiency and rough sea stabilization with a sprint speed over 40 knots and a range of over 1,500 nautical miles, more than three times the range of comparatively sized vessels. […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual combined-joint exercise Saber Strike 17 kicked off with troops and vehicles coming ashore with tactical landing crafts from maritime prepositioning ships in the Baltic Sea to Ventspils, Latvia, May 23-24, 2017. The exercise is held at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland and prepares allies and partners to respond more to regional crises and […]

  • 17 August 2015

    Sri Lanka Navy’s naval craft on routine patrol attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 17 persons suspected of illegal fishing in the seas off Koneshwaram in Trincomalee. The persons, along with three Fiber Glass Dinghies (FGDs) and two purse-seine nets, were taken into custody on August 14. The arrested persons and the items were handed over […]

  • 17 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy’s new P17A stealth frigates that are to start construction next year will be powered by LM2500 marine gas turbines, GE’s Marine Solutions announced. The gas turbines will be provided by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Industrial and Marine Gas Turbine division, Bangalore, India under license from GE. The Indian Navy will build seven next-generation P17A frigates at Mazagon […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air power demonstration. The operation was undertaken in the Pacific Ocean on May 31. Carl Vinson is in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations returning to homeport after a Middle East and […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    India and Republic of Singapore started their ongoing bilateral naval exercise SIMBEX-17 with an opening ceremony in Singapore, on May 18. SIMBEX (Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises) first started in 1994 and this year’s edition of the exercise, being held in the South China Sea, is the 24th in the series. The scope of the current exercise includes professional […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 17 Indian fishermen and eight fishing trawlers on 07th March 2014.   They were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajshree” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurei. Sri Lanka Navy Fast Attack Craft P 462 was deployed for the humanitarian mission. [mappress] […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Enterprise to Return to Newport News Shipbuilding USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will return to Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) with shipbuilders on board on Thursday, June 20. UK: Final Section of HMS Queen Elizabeth Heads for Rosyth The final section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two new aircraft carriers being built for the […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy is considering an acquisition of the full fleet of new presidential helicopters, Marine Corps program manager for the VH-92 program Col. Eric J. Ropella disclosed at the 2018 Sea Air Space Exposition, April 9. The news comes four years into a $1.2 billion contract for the new VH-92 presidential helicopter and follows flight tests of the […]

  • 27 June 2019

    The US Navy’s littoral combat ship (LCS) 17, the future USS Indianapolis, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, Lockheed Martin said. This is the ship’s final significant milestone before its delivery later this year. The trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface and air detect-to-engage demonstrations of the ship’s combat system. Major […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from eight countries have concluded their participation in the Hellenic Navy-led mine countermeasures (MCM) exercise Ariadne 17. The exercise took place between March 31 and April 7. The at-sea phase started April 3 in Greek territorial waters after a planning and harbour phase was conducted at Patras Naval Base in Greece. The core of the MCM […]

  • 4 March 2016

    Colombian Navy’s Neptuno Task Force Against Drug Trafficking joined forces with National Police and the Technical Investigation Unit of the Prosecutor’s Office – CTI to seize 1,173 kilograms of cocaine in the ​​Mulatos area, Gulf of Urabá, Colombia On March 3 members of the ‘Neptuno’ unit detected a four-crew Go Fast vessel that set sail from a […]

  • 23 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 14 March 2011

      American Navy officials in Japan said early Monday that 17 military personnel who had been aboard three helicopters assisting in the earthqu… (nytimes) [mappress] Source: nytimes,March 14, 2011;

  • 1 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than 5,000 migrants trying to reach Europe have been rescued in the Central Mediterranean over the weekend. British, Maltese, Belgian and Italian vessels and Icelandic and Finnish planes deployed in EU operation Triton coordinated by Frontex were fully engaged in this rescue effort. Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri said: This is the biggest wave […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Sri Lanka Naval Craft attached to the North Central Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 17 Indian fishermen and 3 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North of Thalaimannar on 28th June 2014.   The arrested fishermen and the trawlers were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US, UK Plan Future Joint Carrier Operations One of the highest-ranking women in the US Armed Forces has met with her Royal Navy counterparts to plan future joint carrier operations. HMS Scott Returns to Sea After a refit at HM Naval Base, Devonport, the Royal Navy’s fourth largest warship, has sailed to sea. USS Fort […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Puts Search Operation for MH370 on Standby The Malaysian authorities have indicated that based on investigation, the search operations for the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft MH 370 have entered a new phase and a strategy for further searches is being formulated.   Accordingly, search operations have been suspended and all Indian assets earmarked for […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Industry news

    The Spanish Navy’s submarine ‘Mistral’ has been refloated after 17 months of  repair work. In the next three months, the remaining outfitting will be undertaken on board, before she begins sea trials scheduled for July. That is when the final work on fine-tuning the vessel will be completed. During this time, nearly 30 subsidiary companies […]

  • 17 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 19 December 2014

    San Diego’s Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $26 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services for LPD 17 class integrated shipboard electronic systems, including an option for the contract to reach the value of up to $132 million. The contracting activity is Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of […]