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  • 25 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Mission Systems unveiled its new Bluefin-9 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at the Oceans 2018 event in Charleston, South Carolina. GDMS said the completely reengineered vehicle offers defense, commercial and academic customers highly-detailed subsurface data in minutes rather than hours. The two-man portable UUV provides the same data collection capabilities of larger UUVs, […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Equipment & technology

    GA-ASI’s MQ-9 Predator B remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) demonstrated its capability to remotely detect and track submerged contacts during a US Navy exercise on October 12, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced. Sonobuoys were deployed by US Navy helicopters and acoustic data gathered from the sonobuoys were used to track underwater targets. The data was transmitted to the […]

  • 26 July 2019

    The US Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation to be design agent for the AN/SPQ-9B surface search and fire control radar. As design agent, the company will provide support to existing and future systems, troubleshoot issues, perform redesign efforts as parts go obsolete and add new capabilities to the baseline system. This follow-on engineering services […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc (GA-ASI) has teamed up with Leonardo to integrate SAGE electronic warfare surveillance system onto its MQ-9B unmanned aerial vehicle. SAGE will be offered as an available baseline configuration for MQ-9B customers of Sky Guardian and maritime surveillance Sea Guardian configurations. Under an agreement announced July 16, the two companies will jointly […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American defense contractor Raytheon has been awarded a $291,750,539 contract modification for the AIM-9x Block II program which is an upgrade of the U.S. Navy’s Aim 9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile. The U.S. Navy cleared Raytheon to begin full-rate production on the AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II infrared air-to-air missile in September 2015. The program completed operational tests and evaluation earlier in […]

  • 23 June 2014

    US Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews across the Great Lakes rescued 9 people during multiple cases from different locations across the Coast Guard 9th District Saturday.   The names of those rescued are not being released and there is no imagery or video for any of the cases. Among other cases, watchstanders at […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    First 125 Class German Navy Frigate Christened The first of a total of four 125 Class frigates for the German Navy was today christened “Baden-Württemberg” at a ceremony at the Hamburg site of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems – a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions.   This is an important milestone in the construction program for the […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Naval Patrol Craft, P 119 attached to the Southern Naval Command rescued 9 fishermen in the seas 2.5 nautical miles off Galle on 09th July 2013. Their fishing boat (wallam) had capsized due to rough sea conditions. The rescued fishermen were transferred ashore. [mappress] Press Release, July 11, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy  

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $199.7 million contract modification for the delivery of 317 AIM-9X Block II missiles. The Navy will receive 107 all up round tactical full-rate production Lot 17 missiles while the Air Force will get the remaining 210. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 199 Block […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the U.S. Navy’s Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike group (TRCSG) completed tailored ship’s training availability (TSTA), final evolution problem (FEP) and group sail (GRUSL), May 12, in preparation for their upcoming deployment. TRCSG units include USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Halsey (DDG 97), USS Higgins (DDG 76), USS Preble (DDG 88), USS Sampson […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony at a memorial site in downtown Newport News. Nearly 100 Chief Petty Officers (CPOs) and CPO selects gathered at the Victory Arch to honor and remember the memories of loved […]

  • 22 January 2015

    Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Jan. 21. Capt. Christopher M. Engdahl, a native of South Bend, Indiana, relieved Capt. William M. Triplett, from Baltimore, of his duties as DESRON-9 commander during the ceremony. During his tour […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A Honduras registered product tanker Moresby 9, GT 1321, carrying 2200 metric tonnes of Marine Gas Oil (MGO), was boarded by an unknown number of perpetrators approximately 34 nm from the Anambas Islands, Indonesia, on July 4, 2014.   The Indonesian Navy deployed their ships to the location of the incident. However, they were not […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $21,2 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide AIM-9X Sidewinder mission support and sustainment activities for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and the governments of Singapore, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Turkey, South Korea, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, and Poland.   Work will be performed in Tucson, […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $43,9 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development, and engineering analysis of the AIM-9X Block II Missile System for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the governments of Turkey, Oman, Belgium, Netherlands, Singapore, Malaysia, and Morocco.   This modification includes […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Industry news

    Russia Sinks Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Ships The Russian Navy Ochakov Kara-class cruiser was sunk last night to block the Ukrainian Navy ships deployed in Novoozerne, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a press release today.   The information was confirmed by the Ukrainian military of the South Naval Base who were observing […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) concluded a series of live-fire exercises to assess the ship’s newly installed AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) Baseline 9A, Sept. 5.   Chancellorsville is the first cruiser to receive the AWS Baseline 9A upgrade and its associated computing infrastructure and Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) capabilities. “The Baseline 9 upgrade gives us an incredibly […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit on April 2 after supporting operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel over the previous four months. USS Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Singapore with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and guided-missile destroyer […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Taiwan to Buy Warships from US Navy Taiwan Navy is planning to buy two warships from the US Navy, according to the Agence France-Presse. The warships will be Perry-class frigates, which are estimated to be worth up to USD 5.6 billion. The purchase is part of Taiwan Navy’s efforts to modernize their forces and replace […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Philippines: AGHAM Calls for Naval, Ship-Building Self-Reliance In light of the recent Tubbataha incident, activist scientist group AGHAM or Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called on the Philippine government to build a national ship-building industry that will strengthen the country’s capacity to protect its own territory and marine resources.   VIDEO: […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy Names New Virginia-Class Submarine US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently announced that SSN 795, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Hyman G. Rickover. Royal Navy’s New Jets Carry Out Operational Testing The first British squadron has begun operational testing of the Royal Navy’s fifth generation strike fighters destined […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 17 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

      UK Awards £348 Million Warship Contract More than 800 Scottish jobs have been protected thanks to a £348 million contract to build 3 new vessels for the Royal Navy. The offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), which will be used by the Royal Navy to undertake various tasks in support of UK interests both at home […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education
  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The launch of a US Navy nanosatellite designed to extend the range of ultra-high frequency (UHF) communications into the polar regions was delayed, SpaceX has confirmed. The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., was scheduled for November 19 and was also significant for SpaceX as one of its Falcon 9 rocket cores was set to […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has received a 9.5 million contract for the execution work necessary to prepare and accomplish maintenance and modernization work of the 2013 dry-docking selected restricted availability of the USS Hartford (SSN 768). USS Hartford is the second ship of the US Navy to be named for Hartford, Connecticut. The contract to […]

  • 2 May 2014

    Crewmembers at U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach are scheduled to offload 2,058 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated wholesale value of $1.9 million, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, today.   On April 23, during a patrol in the Caribbean, crewmembers aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter detected a go-fast vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 9 February 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction of USNS John Glenn General Dynamics NASSCO today began construction of the future USNS John Glenn, the second ship of the U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) program. The 765-foot long ship is scheduled to be delivered to the Navy in the first quarter of 2014.  Ex-USS Forrestal Heads for […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 9 Sri Lankan fishermen on 20th May 2013. The fishermen along with their fishing boat were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajkamal” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri Lanka Naval Vessel Ranajaya attached to the Northern Naval Command. [mappress] Press […]