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  • 22 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder and defense contractor DCNS announced it has performed a “qualification firing” of the French Navy’s F21 heavyweight torpedo. This move brings the torpedo another step closer to being fielded on the French submarines. In addition to being fielded on the French new Barracuda-class nuclear submarines, the torpedo was expected to be ready for delivery […]

  • 1 June 2016
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    The U.S. Navy has awarded Insitu Inc., a Washington-based UAV manufacturer, a contract to produce initial six RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems. Under the $71.55 million contract, Insitu, a Boeing company, will deliver the air vehicles, ground control stations, launch and recovery equipment, shipboard equipment kits, and systems engineering and program management. The RQ-21A Blackjack system is, at […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia drew to a close, the Marines aboard USS GERMANTOWN break down their rifles, scrub their nylon tents, and perform maintenance on the vehicles that took them to the Indonesian shores. While living ashore for five days, they participated in various exercises with their Indonesian counterparts, building trust […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities

    A closing ceremony for the 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Brunei exercise was held at Muara Naval Base, Nov. 6. CARAT is a bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations in South and Southeast Asia, including Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, […]

  • 10 January 2017
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    The U.S. Navy has awarded Insitu a $70.8 million contract modification under which it is procuring six Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems. Three of the full rate production Lot I RQ-21A UAS will go to the navy and the other three to the marines. The UAS consists of air vehicles, ground control stations, multi-mission (plug and play) […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Authorities

    Tactical Air Control Squadron (TACRON) 21 held a change of command ceremony Oct. 25 at the Brashear Conference Center on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Virginia Beach, Va. Cmdr. William C. Bushman relieved Cmdr. Lloyd B. Mack as commanding officer. Initially reporting as Executive Officer (XO) June 2013, Mack “fleeted up” to commanding officer in […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities

    Commander, Destroyer Squadron Twenty One (COMDESRON 21) held a change of command ceremony at Pier 2 on board Naval Base San Diego, March 27. During the ceremony Capt. Brian Shipman turned over command of DESRON 21 to Capt. Robert Chadwick. Rear Adm. Ron Boxall, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, served as the principal speaker. As […]

  • 14 October 2016
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    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide maintenance and engineering support for the Coast Guard’s command, control and direction-finding communications system. Named Rescue 21, the program was created to better locate mariners in distress, save lives and property at sea and on navigable rivers. The system enables […]

  • 22 September 2013
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    UK: RNAS Culdrose Welcomes Fleet Commander The Fleet Commander visited Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose to meet service personnel from across the Base, discuss current operations and see for himself the Navy’s next generation anti-submarine maritime patrol helicopter, Merlin Mk 2.  India to Issue Six Submarines Tender The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue […]

  • 27 December 2015
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  • 4 November 2013
    Authorities

    Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 held a change of command ceremony at the squadron’s hangar aboard Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Nov. 1. During the ceremony, Cmdr. John D. Reardon relieved Cmdr. Gregory J. Leland as commanding officer of HSC-21. Since Leland, a native of Marlborough, Mass., assumed command of HSC-21 on […]

  • 27 April 2014
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    International Warships Dock in China for Multinational Drill China will host ships from seven countries these days ahead of the exercise “Sea Cooperation 2014″, according to the Times of India.   The Indian Navy’s warship INS Shivalik arrived in one of the 10 busiest ports in the world, the Chinese Port of Qingdao, on Sunday […]

  • 27 March 2016
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  • 27 January 2013

        UK: Rolls-Royce Installs First MT30 Gas Turbine into HMS Queen Elizabeth   Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has this week successfully completed the installation of the first MT30 gas turbine into the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, at Babcock’s Rosyth shipyard in Scotland.   USS Guardian Investigation to Include […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    On 11 December the ship’s company of Australian Navy’s HMAS Newcastle celebrated a major milestone – the ship’’s 21st birthday. Newcastle is the youngest of the Adelaide class frigates currently serving in the Royal Australian Navy and one of the four of the original six remaining in service. The birthday celebration came at a busy […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Yesterday afternoon, Bluefin-21 completed its last mission searching the remaining areas in the vicinity of the acoustic signals detected in early April by the Towed Pinger Locator deployed from ADV Ocean Shield, within its depth operating limits.   The data collected on yesterday’s mission has been analysed. As a result, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 21 Sri Lankan fishermen along with 4 fishing boats on 27th February 2013. The fishermen with their fishing trawlers named “Anusha”, “Aseen Budha”, “Nimasha” and “Anishka” were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajkamal” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri Lanka […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The men and women of HMS Argyll certainly enjoyed the big day – and we’re not talking about the Diamond Jubilee. On the eve of national celebrations marking the Queen’s 60-year reign, a rather lower key, but no-less-enjoyable party was held aboard the Devonport-based frigate to mark her 21st birthday. The ship was the second […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans today announced funding of up to $488M to procure 18-21 new vessels for the Coast Guard Fleet.  Minister MacKay made the announcement during the 2013 Mari-Tech Conference, an annual event providing marine engineers and those […]

  • 27 October 2013
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    UK Warship Passes Through One of the World’s Narrowest Waterways Not every warship’s company can claim to have squeezed through one of the world’s narrowest waterways – but a Royal Navy mine hunter now has bragging rights.   US Navy Awards Contract for Ex-USS Forrestal Scrapping The Navy awarded a $0.01 delivery order Oct. 22 […]

  • 27 November 2016
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  • 8 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to the North Central Naval Command arrested 21 Indian fishermen and 5 trawlers poaching in the Sri Lankan waters north of Mannar on 06th July 2013. They were handed over to Thalaimannar Police for legal action. [mappress] Press Release, July 8, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy  

  • 21 December 2014
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    USS Tortuga’s CO, XO Relieved of Duties USS Tortuga’s (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss of confidence in their ability to safely operate and navigate the ship and their credibility to lead the crew. UK Orders Phalanx Weapons […]

  • 27 July 2014
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    USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego Nearly 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart San Diego July 25, for a deployment in support of the Navy’s maritime strategy. Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ? An […]

  • 27 September 2015
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    Egypt Buys French Mistrals French and Egyptian officials have concluded a contract for two Mistral-class ships in Paris, September 23. France Confident About Mistral Sale French Defense Minister Yves Le Drian has affirmed that France would find buyers for their two Mistral-class ships. HMS Gloucester Sails to a Scrap Yard in Turkey Royal Navy’s former […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Bluefin-21 deployed last night from Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield within the MH 370 search mission, Australian JACC said.   After completing around six hours of its mission, Bluefin-21 exceeded its operating depth limit of 4,500 metres and its built in safety feature returned it to the surface. The six hours […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Industry news

      The Russian-French delivery contract for 4 Mistral class assault landing ships will be signed till June 21, 2011 although in concise form, writes Vedomosti referring to a source in defense industry. The document will refer to further supplementary protocols wherever the issues are disputable. They will be coordinated additionally. The contract will provide delivery […]

  • 21 June 2015
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    Theodore Roosevelt Recovers Man Overboard The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully recovered a Sailor who fell overboard while the ship was conducting operations in the Arabian Gulf, June 18. FREMM Provence Delivered to the French Navy On June 12th in Brest, DCNS delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Provence to the French Navy, […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Company has been awarded a $21,228,947 contract to exercise options for fiscal 2012 Ship Self Defense Systems (SSDS) platform systems engineering agent efforts. The purpose of this contract is to fund continuation of Ship Self Defense Systems MK 2 development and test for the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) and SSDS […]