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  • 14 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Marine Corps’ unmanned helicopter has completed a successful final flight demonstration at Marine Corps Base Quantico, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced. The unmanned helicopter enhances autonomy options for the Marine Corps and was developed as part of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS) program. AACUS is a partnership between ONR and technology company […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    As autonomous technologies continue to develop and grow within the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) successfully demonstrated the Lockheed Martin OPTIMUS mission system’s ability to accomplish an autonomous approach and landing in an unprepared environment.   The system enhances the onboard intelligence of the […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Industry news

      The same Lockport shipbuilding company that was accused in a federal lawsuit last month of falsifying data to win a government contract is n… (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, September 8, 2011;

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Sverdlovsk regional court on May 18 adjudged an employee of defense enterprise Alexander Gniteyev who was accused… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 21, 2012; Image: military

  • 6 June 2012
    Industry news

    Prosecutor of Arkhangelsk region approved accusation of Yury Chekmarev, Director General of Severny Region Ltd. He was charged of illegal… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 6, 2012; Image: Military

  • 5 October 2011

    The Pentagon says a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of planning the October 2000 attack on the USS Cole will be arraigned Oct. 26… (washingtonpost) [mappress] Source: washingtonpost, October 05, 2011

  • 7 November 2011

    Fishermen from India’s Tamil Nadu state have accused the Sri Lankan Navy of pelting stones at them when they were fishing… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, November 07, 2011;

  • 25 April 2011

    THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been accused of misleading MPs about the risks of the reactors that power Britain’s nuclear submarines suf… By Rod Edwards (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, April 25, 2011;

  • 8 February 2013

    China and Japan engaged in a fresh feud over military movements near a disputed group of uninhabited East China Sea islands, according to The most recent tension was raised with the alleged aiming of weapons on the part of a Chinese warship, targeting radar on a Japanese vessel situated in the area. The Chinese […]

  • 12 March 2012

      Sri Lanka Navy categorically denies the allegations that Sri Lanka naval personnel have harassed Indian fishermen as telecast on Kalaignar TV based in Chennai , India. Being a responsible naval force, Sri Lanka Navy adheres to International Maritime Laws and carries out surveillance and patrolling accordingly in the defence of Sri Lankan waters. Sri […]

  • 6 February 2013

    Pre-trial hearings for the alleged bomber of the USS Cole opened Feb. 4 at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and encountered issues from both the prosecution and defense that threatened more delays. The first of four days of pre-trial hearings in the government’s case against Abd al Rahim Hussein Mohammed Abdu al-Nashiri opened with the […]

  • 16 August 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Thursday seven new initiatives to strengthen and standardize the department’s sexual assault prevention and response effort. In a memo to the field, Hagel called elimination of sexual assault in the military one of the department’s top priorities.  “This effort requires our absolute and sustained commitment to providing a safe […]

  • 20 June 2019

    An MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft, the US Navy’s newest aerial drone, was reportedly shot down in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20. The surveillance system, which started entering service only a year ago, was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, media outlets reported anonymous US defense officials as saying. Earlier […]

  • 21 April 2011

    Pentagon prosecutors Wednesday pressed the first Obama-era war crimes charges against a Guantánamo captive, seeking the death penalty in the… By Carol Rosenberg (miamiherald) [mappress] Source: miamiherald, April 21, 2011;

  • 20 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russia has begun the process of returning three seized Ukrainian Navy boats, after a year-long detention. The gunboats Berdiansk (P175) and Nikopol (P176), and tug boat Yany Kapu were towed out of the Sea of Azov through the Kerch Strait, en route to mainland Ukraine. The three vessels, with 23 sailors aboard, were first fired […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Last week, Vietnam accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat, burning down its cabin, in the disputed South China Sea on March 20, Reuters reports. The Vietnamese Government characterized the incident as “very serious”, urging China to reprimand those responsible. On the other hand, the Chinese navy said that the attack on Vietnamese […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Wasaba of the Northern Naval Command rescued 12 Indian fishermen when their trawlers were run aground in the seas off Delft Island on 19th December 2011 while Naval personnel attached to SLNS Elara of the same Command rescued 06 Indian fishermen in a trawler run aground in the seas off […]

  • 14 August 2019

    Two US Navy ships were not allowed to visit Hong Kong in the wake of anti-government protests in the Chinese special administrative region. This was confirmed to USNI News by a US Pacific Fleet spokesman who said that Chinese officials did not allow amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD-20) and cruiser USS Lake Erie […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy Secretary (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer is to issue a secretarial letter of censure to former USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) commanding officer Cmdr. Bryce Benson and former crew member Lt. Natalie Combs, for their role in the deadly collision off Japan in June 2018. The destroyer collided with Filipino merchant vessel ACX Crystal on […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Industry news

      JSC Sevmash Shipyard executed decision of Stockholm court and paid over $43 mln to Norwegian shipping company Odfjell (world leader in shipping of chemicals and oil products), reported press service of the Russian company. “Sevmash has implemented resolution of Stockholm court in behalf of Norwegian shipping company. Following the court’s decision, the shipyard paid […]

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

    After HMCS Whitehorse was ordered to end its participation in the U.S. Navy’s training exercise RIMPAC last week because of an alleged misconduct of its crew, the Royal Canadian Navy has opened another investigation into the incidents.   Commodore Bob Auchterlonie, commander of the Canadian Fleet Pacific, who is responsible for all ships in his fleet, has been assigned to […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Industry news

    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has made an arrest in connection with a $400 million dollar fire on board USS Miami May 23 and other incidents at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. Casey James Fury, a 24-year-old civilian worker at the Shipyard, is charged with arson. He was taken into custody by NCIS […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy categorically denies the allegation that Sri Lanka Naval personnel attacked Indian fishermen fishing in the seas off Kachchative Island on Saturday, as quoted by The Hindu today. Sri Lanka Navy expresses deep concerns over the malicious allegations made repeatedly accusing Sri Lanka Navy of harassing Indian fishermen. At no instance has credible […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Canadian court on Tuesday, March 27 prohibited publishing information about trial against Royal Canadian Navy’s officer Jeffrey Paul Delisle accused of espionage for Russia, reported CTV News on March 28. Delisle is incriminated violation of information security acts and some kind of a criminal infraction. The officer broke the law twice; at first, in a […]

  • 15 February 2012

      Argentine authorities say the UK dispatched a nuclear-powered submarine capable to carry atomic warheads to the Falkland Islands, reports BBC News on Feb 11. According to Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman, his government received information that a Vanguard-class British submarine was sent to the Falkland Islands. Such subs are platforms for nuclear-armed SLBMs Trident. […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy will be sending a warship to Australian waters where it will take part for the first time in the international, biennial exercise Kakadu. Australia has invited China to join the drill in an effort to ease tensions between the two countries, intensified by China’s growing assertiveness in the South China […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ship husbanding company Inchcape Shipping Services Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay $2o million to settle a US case in which they were accused of knowingly overbilling the US Navy for their services, the US Department of Justice announced May 29. Inchcape is a UK-headquartered marine services contractor which operates in over 60 […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    An urgent Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s multi-billion dollar naval shipbuilding industry – employing over 15,000 direct jobs – started in Canberra this morning.   The hearing will focus on last month’s decision by the Government to shut out Australian ship builders – including Adelaide’s ASC – from tendering to build two Navy supply ships. […]

  • 16 April 2020

    On April 15, eleven vessels from the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) approached the US Navy and US Coast Guard (USCG) vessels in the Gulf, the US 5th Fleet said. At the time of the incident, the US vessels USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), USS Firebolt (PC […]