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  • 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 […]

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

    The U.S. Navy has forward deployed the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).   ALMDS is a sensor system designed to detect, classify and localize floating and near-surface moored mines. Operated from the MH-60S helicopter, ALMDS provides rapid wide-area reconnaissance and assessment of mine threats in littoral […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for the continued production of the AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). The contract includes the production of five ALMDS pod subsystems, support equipment, spares, and technical support. The ALMDS is mounted on an MH-60S helicopter. Flying over sea lanes, it finds and […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC 28) used the Baltic Sea exercise BALTOPS to test the service’s new Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) and Airborne Mine Neutralization System – Archerfish (AMNS-AF) in the region. “You should not underestimate the significance of this deployment for this squadron or naval aviation or […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat recently completed her on-dock production activities associated with the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade. Ballarat has now been returned to the Material Control of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and will commence setting to work systems and sea trials. Ballarat was undocked on September 2 at the BAE Systems Henderson, WA, shipyard […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the aircraft intermediate maintenance department (AIMD) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) surpassed all others in the fleet in their Aviation Maintenance Inspection (AMI), Jan. 14. During the biannual, one-day inspection, 10 individuals from the Aviation Maintenance Management Team (AMMT), representing Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR), graded individual […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) earned a perfect score on their Aviation Maintenance Inspection (AMI), Oct. 9-11. The Naval Air Forces Aviation Maintenance Management Team (AMMT) evaluated AIMD’s maintenance programs, drill performance, training programs, support equipment and material condition. “We were out of the stratosphere with this inspection,” said […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) have recently completed the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian-designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class frigate Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) system. The trial included a number of successful Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) firings from HMASPerth at […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Industry news

    ALHD “Adelaide”, the second of two Canberra class landing helicopter dock (LHD) ships under construction for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) was loaded onto the “Blue Marlin” vessel of the Dutch company Dockwise at the Vigo inlet, NAVANTIA, its shipbuilder, and the Port Authority at Vigo informed yesterday. The operation began at 12:00 am, as […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors attached to USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) and Weapons Department conducted load testing on aerial equipment, Dec. 11. The testing helps prepare Sailors for operational conditions during the ship’s last year of refueling complex overhaul (RCOH). The testing included the loading of an AOQ-99 jamming pod and an AWW-13 […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Industry news

      System upgrades provided by Northrop Grumman Corporation​ into the ANZAC Class frigate HMAS Perth helped optimize the performance of the ship’s Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) system during recent sea trials conducted by the Royal Australian Navy​. Northrop Grumman supplied equipment containing a military-grade Global Positioning System (GPS) that was integrated into the Navigation Data […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Industry news

    Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government has approved the upgrade of all eight of the Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac Class frigates with an advanced Anti-Ship Missile Defence system. The total project cost is in excess of $650 million, including the funds already spent upgrading […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Australian Navy’s lead Anzac Class Frigate, HMAS Anzac is commencing the harbour acceptance trials phase of her Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade and has achieved a significant milestone along her journey of returning to sea – returning to HMAS Stirling.   Aided by tugs in what is called a ‘cold move’ as no engines […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    Navantia set afloat, yesterday at 12:00, the first of the series of twelve fast landing crafts that the shipyard is building for the Royal Australian Navy. The design of these ships is based on the ones built by Navantia for the Spanish Navy and commissioned from 2006 to 2008. The contract, signed in December 2011, […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154), an Anzac-class frigate of the Royal Australian Navy, moves closer to its Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson Australia Marine Complex Common User Facility, Western Australia. The vessel will also be undergoing docking maintenance availability and preservation works for approximately the next 12 months. Both forward and aft masts will be replaced with upgraded combat […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Australian Navy said the Anzac-class frigate Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade program reached a milestone at the BAE Systems Shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia. Navy personnel joined counterparts from the Australian Public Service, BAE Systems, CEA Technologies, SAAB Systems and a number of other organisations on September 2 to witness the final […]

  • 8 July 2014

    HMAS Perth has returned home to Fleet Base West after a four month deployment supporting Operations RESOLUTE and SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.   As one of the units involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight for Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN the crew searched areas of the Indian Ocean for debris. “It was a task […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac Class frigate HMAS Arunta sailed into Sydney this week for the first time since completing the Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade in Western Australia. Welcoming Arunta back to Fleet Base East was Commodore Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, the RAN’s Commander Surface Force. “Arunta is the second of the […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Industry news

      After nearly five months under water below Berth No 5 in South Breakwater at the Naval Dockyard, warship INS Vindhyagiri was hauled up almos… By Kavitha Iyer (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: indianexpress, June 22, 2011;

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After over six months away from their homeport of Fleet Base East, the crew of HMAS Anzac has returned home with an upgraded ship that brings new capabilities to the Royal Australian Navy. Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Doornbos, and his crew departed Sydney, on 23 January, in Anzac’s sister ship HMAS Ballarat, sailing her to […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Plymouth based HMS Portland has demonstrated the UK’s commitment to Nigeria with a successful three day visit to Lagos.   The Type 23 Frigate visited the region and conducted training with the Nigerian Navy, hosted a Security Forum in support of United Kingdom Trade and Industry and a maritime security conference. A team of sailors […]

  • 9 July 2014

    Moving offices in the civilian world is a little less complicated and spectacular than the Royal Australian Navy way as was displayed last week at Fleet Base West. The exchanging of ball caps and uniform patches on the flight deck symbolised the official transfer of the ship’s company from HMAS Ballarat to HMAS Anzac.   […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart is set to complete her anti-ship missile defense upgrade this week, marking the completion of an Australian Navy capability upgrade program that spanned seven years. Completion of works on HMAS Stuart was announced by contractor BAE Systems who spent the last twelve months working on the final of eight […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has formed a new crew, for the first time since 2010, thereby achieving a significant milestone, the navy said. Personnel formed up to crew HMAS Toowoomba, currently undergoing an Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, on August 1. The frigate is expected to undock next month. Toowoomba […]

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

    The Australian government has contracted the Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab for work on the sustainment of the combat system on Australia’s Anzac class frigates. The order value amounts to AUD 37 million (approximately 248 million Swedish krona) and covers services from July 2016 until December 2017. This is Saab Australia’s first order under the recently […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing her anti-ship missile defense upgrade that saw her stripped of all her inventory, Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba had a significant logistics challenge to tackle. The frigate is currently performing sea trials after being re-supplied with everything from hardware and machinery to beds and kitchen cutlery utilising the latest inventory management systems. […]

  • 21 March 2014

    After completing an Operation RESOLUTE deployment in Darwin, HMAS Ballarat commenced a fast transit down the West Coast towards Fleet Base West. Ballarat was in company with HMAS Success as they passed through one of the most important areas on Australia’s long coastline.   The North West shelf resource region makes a considerable contribution towards […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Vice Adm. William French, commander of U.S. Navy Installations Command, visited his high school alma mater, May 12, where he had the opportunity to speak with cadets from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) unit from Seoul American High School (SAHS) at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.   Principal Kathleen Reiss hosted Vice Adm. French, […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle has conducted an Airborne Mine Disposal (AMD) training exercise while patrolling in the Gulf of Aden in support of Operation SLIPPER. Leading Seaman Aircrew Richard Close, who controls the aviation aspects of the training from onboard the helicopter said AMD is a method of destroying a mine by inserting Navy Clearance Divers from a helicopter […]