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  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of U.S. Naval Air Forces announced on April 15 that the navy is lifting the operational pause for the T-45C Goshawk training jets on Monday, April 17. The jets were grounded earlier this month after pilots reported a lack of oxygen in the cockpits. Flight operations will resume using a modified mask, tested by Naval […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    British defense company BAE Systems has introduced a new analytical tool designed to warn crews about potential ship faults in real time. Known as System Information Exploitation, or SIE, the tool is capable of processing ‘big data’ – tens of thousands of equipment data samples per second, according to BAE. The information is securely sent […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as a recent trial showed that the navy’s six Type 45 destroyers can fit the chambers to their flight decks. Until now only the Navy’s thirteen Type 23 frigates were able to deploy the emergency stores which are held at […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The engines on Royal Navy’s mighty Type 45 destroyers break down when they sail in waters warmer than those of the Portsmouth naval base, members of Parliament were told Tuesday by BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Northrop Grumman and General Electric executives. MPs questioned the managers as to why the £1 billion ships which form the ‘backbone of the fleet’ […]

  • 2 October 2017

    The US Navy said on October 1 it was looking into reports of a jet crash in Tennessee as one its training aircraft did not return to base. The service said that a T-45 Goshawk aircraft, carrying a student and an instructor, had not returned to base by the time it received reports of the […]

  • 4 October 2017

    The US Navy has identified the two pilots who did not survive a crash of their T-45C Goshawk aircraft in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, on October 1. Lt. Patrick L. Ruth, 31, of Metairie, Louisiana, and Lt. j.g. Wallace E. Burch, 25, of Horn Lake, Mississippi, died when their aircraft went down in the Cherokee National […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk crashed southwest of Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville, Texas, on August 14, the navy has said. According to the navy, both pilots ejected safely and are being evaluated for injuries at a local hospital. The training aircraft, assigned to Training Squadron (VT) 21, was on a routine training mission over Brooks County when […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A US Navy T-45C Goshawk training aircraft crashed at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, on Friday, May 10. According to the navy, two pilots, an instructor and a student, suffered minor injuries and were transported to a local medical treatment facility for care. The pilots safely ejected from the aircraft-capable trainer just before it crashed […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Industry news

    The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Joseph, Michigan, officially accepted delivery, Thursday, of the station’s first 45-foot response boat and is inviting the public to a free open house on the station’s grounds for an opportunity to meet the crew and see the new boat, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

  • 17 September 2018

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is on her way home after spending two months on operations in the Atlantic and the Baltic Sea. The destroyer has been activated throughout the traditionally busy summer season, as she monitored Russian naval activity twice, visited four ports and helped train warfare officers and RAF air crew. […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond is returning home early from a deployment to the Persian Gulf after experiencing propeller problems. The Type 45 destroyer was forced to leave the gulf despite sailors’ efforts to repair the ship at sea, a Times report on November 23 said. The problems are reportedly so serious that they cannot […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender returned to her homeport in Portsmouth concluding her first underway period after undergoing an 18-month refit. The ship put her systems and personnel to the test over the seven-day period following the major upkeep which saw two new gas turbines fitted along with new signals intelligence equipment and […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK-based ship repair and conversion company A&P Group is launching a defense division to better position itself for UK defense ministry’s future Type 31 frigate and Type 45 destroyer contracts. The new division will be headquartered at A&P Falmouth and managed by Gerald Pitts, who now takes the role of Managing Director of A&P Group Defence. […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Training & Education

    This is the first time a Type 45 destroyer – the most advanced warship in Britain’s arsenal – has appeared in the shadow of the Rock, one of the world’s iconic natural sights. On her maiden deployment, HMS Daring made her debut in Gibraltar – the Fleet’s traditional refuge, 1,000 miles from the mother country. The […]

  • 1 October 2018

    Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond got underway from Portsmouth on September 29 for maritime security operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The Type 45 destroyer will provide reassurance to allies in the region throughout the autumn. The deployment follows a busy few months for HMS Diamond and her crew, who spent most of the summer operating […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy confirmed on October 2 that a T-45C Goshawk training jet crashed in East Tennessee on Sunday.  Neither the instructor nor the student survived the incident. The navy is still to determine the exact cause of the accident but the crash follows a T-45C operational pause and comes a month after the navy […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk training jet aircraft crashed during a training flight in Missippi, within a month of another Goshawk crash in Texas.  Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, Mississippi reported a T-45C Goshawk jet aircraft assigned to Training Air Wing 1 crashed Wednesday at approximately 1:15 p.m. while conducting a training flight. The Navy said the student […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Issues with oxygen systems on the U.S. Navy’s T-45 and F/A-18 aircraft causing physiological episodes (PEs) within naval aviation are yet to resolved, a navy review into the problem revealed. U.S. Navy student pilots have not been allowed to fly since March this year, following an increase in cases of hypoxia caused by problems with the Onboard Oxygen […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor Babcock has been selected to become marine systems support partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carriers and Type 45 destroyers. The company said it was selected as preferred bidder for all four elements of a Ministry of Defence program that is potentially worth in the region of £360m […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    HMS Dragon, a Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer, is ready for new missions again as she completed a year-long overhaul. A ceremony to officially mark the ship’s return to the front line took place in Portsmouth on Friday 8 July. The destroyer has been out of action for a year undergoing modifications carried out by BAE […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy has released a video showing its Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond testing its Sea Viper missile system off the Scotland coast. In the missile system test, the launched 450kg Aster missile flew four times the speed of sound and destroyed a drone target that simulated a projectile attack on the ship. The Mirach drone […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Engineers could be able to view the status and predicted health of ships’ systems.

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $50 million contract option to upgrade four additional Mk 45 naval guns on guided missile destroyers (DDG 51s), converting the guns to a fully-digital Mod 4 configuration. The option, exercised under an initial 2015 award, brings the full value of the contract to $130 million for a […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to overhaul and upgrade Mk 45 systems on U.S. Navy Destroyer Class (DDG) ships. The initial contract of approximately $80 million includes the upgrade of six guns to the Mod 4 configuration, with an option for four additional guns expected to be exercised in 2016, bringing […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring returned to home waters on Friday after spending nine months securing the Red Sea shipping lanes. Daring left her homeport of HMNB Portsmouth early September and spent the bulk of the deployment operating east of Suez. One of the destroyer’s most important roles was to protect shipping in […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has ordered four additional Mk 45 naval guns to be delivered by BAE Systems under a $46.8 million contract option. The contract modification calls for upgrading existing guns to the Mod 4 configuration to increase the firepower and extend the range of the weapons. According to BAE Systems, this modification to the […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is fit for deployment again after completing six weeks of operational sea training off Plymouth. The Portsmouth-based warship tested both personnel and equipment to make sure everything is ready for front-line duties. It brings to an end eight months of trials, training, instruction and assessment following a comprehensive maintenance and upgrade package […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December 8 to start her deployment to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and the Royal Navy’s operation Kipion tasking. HMS Duncan is the first Royal Navy destroyer to deploy in 2018. The remaining five destroyers in service with the Royal […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond is to return to her home city of Aberdeen this week for a four-day visit. The Clyde-built Type 45 Destroyer, one of the Royal Navy’s newest ships, will open to the public on Saturday (November 7) from 10am to 3pm. HMS Diamond will arrive in its affiliated port on Friday after an […]