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  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division announced it has delivered the first 3-D-printed metal part to the US Navy for installation on an aircraft carrier. The milestone was recognized during a brief ceremony on Monday at Naval Station Norfolk. The part was presented to Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, Naval Sea Systems Command’s chief engineer […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to fine-tune the 3-D printing process, the US Office of Naval Research and Lockheed Martin have teamed up to explore how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee—and optimize—3-D printing of complex parts. As explained by Lockheed, high-value and intricate parts sometimes require constant monitoring by expert specialists to get them right. […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, the sole builder of US Navy aircraft carriers, announced May 10 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is boosting application of 3-D printing in its operations. NNS has partnered with 3D Systems to develop additive manufacturing technologies expected to accelerate the adoption of metal 3-D printing in the naval shipbuilding industry. […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A team of engineers from Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock recently completed a 3-D computer animation model of the interior of Virginia-class submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) to help emergency response personnel navigate the ship during a flood or fire.   Training exercises revealed the difficulty emergency personnel face […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Sailors will be able to use 3-D avatars to train on ships that are currently under construction thanks to cutting edge simulation technology being used in Australia. Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare visited KBR in Canberra to see first hand a demonstration of the virtual Landing Helicopter Dock Ship (LHD), created using CryEngine® […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Vessels

    The Indian Navy’s frigate INS Tarkash (F50) has been on a three-day visit to Egypt as part of the Western Fleet Overseas program. The Teg-class frigate arrived in Alexandria on June 28, 2019, after transiting the Suez Canal. #MaritimeDiplomacy #BridgesofFriendship In a demonstration of India's commitment to its ties with Egypt & of #IndianNavy's increasing […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s second Ford-class aircraft carrier, the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), received the flight deck island in a May 29 ceremony that coincided with the birthday of the ship’s namesake. “Landing the island is a key milestone in preparing the ship for launch in the fall,” said Jennifer Boykin, president of […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Boeing a $43 million contract for the fabrication, test, and delivery of four Orca extra large unmanned undersea vehicles (XLUUVs) and associated support elements. Boeing’s proposal for the Orca XLUUV was based on its 15-meter Echo Voyager unmanned undersea vehicle. The other contender in the navy program was Lockheed Martin. […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy has decided to enhance the detection systems of its Halifax-class fleet. The country’s defense ministry announced a contract with Saab Microwave Canada worth $21.7 million. As informed, the contract encompasses an electronically-stabilized antenna set for the Sea Giraffe 180 (SG-180) radar, already installed on the Halifax-class frigates. The contract includes an option […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy’s silent service has challenged a team of young scientists to re-envision what the future of underwater warfare would look like and the results of their work have now been revealed. Flying fish swarm drones, completely autonomous eel-shaped UUVs and dissolving micro UUVs are all part of the concept. The ideas were envisioned by […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing’s extra large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUVV), the 51 foot (15 meter) long Echo Voyager, has started sea trials off the coast of Southern California, the company announced. Boeing test engineers are checking the vehicle’s communications, autonomy, propulsion, systems integration and the vehicle’s battery operation with a mix of surface swims and shallow dives. Initial […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has developed a battery that is safer than fire-prone lithium-ion batteries, allowing for some recently banned applications to return to navy ships and other platforms. Researchers from NRL’s Advanced Electrochemical Materials group are leading an effort to create an entire family of safer, water-based, zinc batteries. They have demonstrated a breakthrough for […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Research & Development

    Researchers have found the ‘U 581’ World War II submarine belonging to Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine. The submarine lies at a depth of nearly 900 meters on the sea bed off the Portuguese Azores island of Pico. Researchers from the German Rebikoff-Niggeler-Foundation found the wreck in September 2016 but announced the discovery this February. The U 581 sunk […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s AN/AES-1 airborne laser mine detection system has achieved initial operational capability, Northrop Grumman announced January 12. Designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman Corporation, ALMDS provides rapid wide-area reconnaissance and assessment of mine threats in sea lanes, littoral zones, confined straits, choke points and amphibious areas of operations. The ALMDS system features a sensor pod […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Indian Navy has formally received four sonars developed by the Indian government’s Defence Research and Development Organisation. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba was presented with four different sonar systems used for various platforms. The systems included Abhay – a compact hull mounted sonar for shallow water craft, Humsa UG – an […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    DAVD, also known as the Divers Augmented Vision Display, is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation diving helmet equipped with binocular-style “smart glasses” which caused media to compare the helmet to that of Iron Man. The micro-display, smaller than a postage stamp, is embedded into the helmet and ready to receive a variety of critical topside data that assists divers working […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Boxer Amphibious Ready Group is set to return to Naval Base San Diego from a seven-month deployment, Sept. 12. BOXARG is made up of amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), and amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). During deployment, they operated […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has awarded BAE Systems a contract to further refine its design of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) for the Royal Australian Navy under the SEA 5000 (Future Frigate) program. BAE Systems said that a team of the company’s Australian engineers would be deployed to the UK to join BAE’s design team […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to its homeport after a record seizure of cocaine and apprehension of smugglers during its 53-day counter-drug patrol that spanned 12,500 miles in the Eastern Pacific. Alert interdicted four “go-fast” boats carrying 2,977 kilograms of cocaine (3.3 tons) valued at $100 million and detained 11 suspected smugglers. Results of […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A 3D printer invention, developed by a team of sailors assigned to the U.S. navy’s Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman’s (CVN 75) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, was sent for production aboard the International Space Station, June 21. The TruClip design was transmitted to the ISS as part of the Capitol Hill Maker Faire, celebrating the […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities

    The team on the Royal Navy’s largest survey ship HMS Scott were asked to help experts from the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton with one of its scientific buoys over the Porcupine Abyssal Plain. The center receives daily data from a series of buoys in the Atlantic some 300 miles southwest of the tip of […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy F100 frigate Álvaro de Bazán (F-101) has returned to Ferrol, Spain after a five-month deployment as flagship of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1). During the 143-day deployment with more than 22,000 miles sailed in Northern Europe, Alvaro de Bazan interacted with many regional navies, and also served to showcase capabilities of the AEGIS-equipped […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin has completed its first patrol in the Middle East region, arriving into the Port of Muscat, Oman. The 23-day patrol within the Combined Maritime Forces will be the ship’s longest single stretch at sea during this deployment. Darwin’s ship’s company conducted several boardings, with the highlight […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Germany Navy corvette FGS Erfurt, part of Operation Atalanta, provided specialist training to Somaliland Coast Guard students in coordination with EUCap Nestor under the Local Maritime Capacity Building efforts. EUCap Nestor is a civilian mission which is mandated to support the development of maritime security in Somalia. It works closely with Operation Atalanta to train and encourage […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Navy’s HMS Monmouth returned to operational service after refits and upgrades on October 29. The upgrade in Plymouth, performed by Babcock Marine, has included 17 tonnes of steel covering 220 square metres of steel and over 1km of welding. Also, 29 different equipment updates were conducted including the new 3-D air surveillance radar, the Sea […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    His Royal Highness (HRH) the Prince of Wales joined thousands of international service personnel for the start of the UK-led military exercise Joint Warrior. Joint Warrior is a multinational exercise linked to the NATO exercise program. It is hosted in the UK and is one of the largest tri-service and multinational exercises of its kind […]