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  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has recently completed the installation of the ALPHA (Advanced Lightweight Phased Array) ELM-2258 radar system on the Israeli Navy’s Saar 4.5 missile ship, and has proceeded to operational sea trials. The Israeli Navy is expected to receive two more ALPHA radars by the end of 2017, reaching a total […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Israeli Navy last week concluded a drill aimed at testing its vessels’ ability to respond to an attack on one of the country’s offshore oil and gas platforms. The drill was led by the Haifa-based 3rd (missile boat) flotilla and joined by Sa’ar 4,5 corvette INS Kidon and Sa’ar 5 corvette INS Lahav. Two major […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy said its future guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) successfully completed Alpha trials on October 18, after spending two days underway off the coast of Maine. The trials were conducted by shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW), a subsidiary of General Dynamics. Alpha trials, the initial set of builder’s trials, is the […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Equipment & technology

    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Operational Test Agency, Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, and U.S. Pacific Command, in conjunction with U.S. Army soldiers from the Alpha Battery, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, U.S. Navy sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG-73), and U.S. Air Force […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Industry news

    A Type 42 destroyer sailed into harbour for the last time under its own steam today as HMS Edinburgh entered Portsmouth for the final time. The veteran warship was treated to a 21-gun salute, fly past and cheering crowds as she completed her UK tour and came home ready for decommissioning next week. With the […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces has modified guidance for all U.S. Navy ships in Hampton Roads, Va. Ships currently in port have been directed to remain in port. Ships at sea continue to maneuver to clear the path of the storm. The Navy orders a sortie during potentially extreme weather conditions to reduce the risk of […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

      The nation’s newest and most-advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, Mississippi (SSN-782), returned to the Electric Boat shipyard today following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials. Mississippi is the ninth ship of the Virginia Class, the most-capable class of attack submarines ever built. Electric Boat is a wholly […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Industry news

    Pre-Commissioning Unit Mississippi (SSN 782), the nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, arrived April 17 at General Dynamics Electric Boat following its successful completion of Alpha and Bravo sea trials. Testing evolutions completed during Alpha sea trials included diving to test depth, conducting an emergency surfacing, and testing the submarine’s propulsion plant and […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Navy reservists are providing support for Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping (NCAGS) teams during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2011, June 5-17. NCAGS teams provide vital information about civilian vessels to maritime commanders and ensure the safety and security of both merchant ships and military units during times of crisis or military action. They also […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    North Dakota Submarine Completes Alpha Sea Trials The US nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials.   Austal USA: USS Montgomery Hits Production Milestone The future USS […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Vessels

    After all US Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area were ordered to set Sortie Condition Alpha ahead of Hurricane Florence, they began to sortie on September 10, according to the navy. Yesterday, there were nearly 30 ships preparing to get underway from Naval Station Norfolk and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek as Hurricane Florence […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy confirmed February 4 that it performed four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 Block I (SM-6 Blk I) off the Hawaiian coast between January 11 and 22. These tests, designated Alpha, Bravo, Delta, and Golf, are part of the SM-6 Blk I Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation (FOT&E) events planned to assess […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. is now under contract with its affiliate, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, to provide an additional TRS-4D naval radar for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program through Freedom Class LCS prime contractor, Lockheed Martin. The radar is planned to go aboard LCS-21 following the already planned installations of […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Marines with Alpha Company, 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, conducted ship operations near Onslow Beach, North Carolina, with the USS Whidbey Island Sept. 9 and 10.   Marines with the unit conducted a ship-to-shore, beach assault in a platoon-sized formation consisting of nine to twelve assault amphibious vehicles. Due to the high risk […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota (SSN 783), the nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, moored May 16 at Huntington Ingalls Industry’s Newport News Shipbuilding following its successful completion of Alpha and Bravo sea trials. Testing evolutions completed during Alpha sea trials included diving to test depth, conducting an emergency surfacing, and testing the submarine’s […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, North Dakota (SSN-784), returned to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard Tuesday following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials.   North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, the most capable class of attack submarines […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias, accompanied by Minister of Defence, the Chief of Staff of the Spanish Navy and other military authorities attended on Wednesday the official farewell ceremony at Rota  naval base to the aircraft carrier ‘Principe de Asturias’, which is to be decommissioned after 25 years of service. On arrival, after […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy scientists are looking into the possibility of developing a ballistic protection material that would be similar to Kevlar, with the only difference being the fact that the new material would be produced from eel slime. According to the navy, scientists and engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center have successfully recreated a natural material used […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN-786), returned from its maiden open seas voyage after having completed alpha sea trials. General Dynamics Electric Boat, the company in charge of constructing the stealth submarines, informed that the 13th ship of the Virginia class returned to the Groton, Connecticut shipyard on July 31. Illinois’ alpha sea trials […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota (SSN 783) marked another major milestone when placing their boat in service and moving aboard March 14, in Newport News, Va. Minnesota’s sponsor, Ellen Roughead and her husband, the former Chief of Naval Operations retired Adm. Gary Roughead, visited Minnesota and partook in the first meal served aboard […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has put two harbor defense systems into operation at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam, India. Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, AVSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, on May 10, inaugurated the integrated underwater harbor defense and surveillance system (IUHDSS) and the mine warfare data centre (MWDC) which would enhance the Navy’s surveillance capability and response to security threats. […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a contract modification fully funding the construction of two new Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, DDG 126 and DDG 127. DDG 126 was awarded under the contract that was part of a multi-year competition for DDG 51-class destroyers in 2013. DDG 127 was approved by Congress under separate […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A cutting-edge 3D radar system, capable of detecting objects as small as a tennis ball and travelling at three times the speed of sound more than 25km away, has been successfully installed to the Royal Navy’s future aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Known as Artisan 3D the radar system will be used for the first […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The main radar tower for the first of Australia’s three Air Warfare Destroyers, Hobart, has been successfully lifted into position. Australian Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston confirmed progress on the Hobart was well advanced, with the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance successfully lifting the Aegis tower onto the ship structure.  “The Aegis tower is […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads, Va., area to set Sortie Condition Alpha Oct. 26 in preparation for an upcoming sortie as Hurricane Sandy travels up the East Coast. Adm. Bill Gortney, USFF commander, has directed ships to sortie between this afternoon and early tomorrow morning. USS […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Pearl Harbor waterfront will say farewell to the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) in an Aloha Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Oct. 14, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. La Jolla is scheduled for decommissioning later this year, and will subsequently be converted to a Moored Training Ship (MTS) that […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Industry news

      Two nuclear-powered submarines – SSBN Yury Dolgoruky and SSBN Alexander Nevsky – will be commissioned into Russian Navy in the summer of 2012, said deputy defense minister Alexander Sukhorukov on Feb 19. “Currently, the presidential decree putting SLBM Bulava into service is being prepared“, said Sukhorukov visiting JSC Uralvagonzavod, reports Interfax. SSBN Alexander Nevsky […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Underwater Construction Team 2, Construction Diving Detachment Alpha completed a three-month deployment aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), Aug. 16. Stationed in Port Hueneme, Calif., Det. Alpha was the first underwater construction divers to participate in Pacific Partnership, the largest disaster-response preparedness mission in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. Led by […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Queen Elizabeth – the Navy’s flagship of tomorrow – is now taller than Nelson’s Column with the addition of the ship’s main radar. The large long range radar was craned into place on top of the carrier’s forward island. A large black slab now sits atop Britain’s biggest warship as the huge radar antenna […]