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  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac-class frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.

  • 20 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The first Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade has completed the inclining experiment at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia to test stability. HMAS Arunta underwent the test after more than a year out of the water as part of the upgrade. An inclining experiment is a test […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Australia formally opened a new shipside support tower at its Henderson facility on November 30. The $5 million, multi-level support tower was opened by defense industry minister Steven Ciobo. The structure will initially support the ANZAC Mid Life Capability (AMCAP) upgrade program being undertaken as part of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) between […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Arunta officially rejoined the fleet after completing her Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade. Arunta is the first ship to undergo the program which provides significant improvements to the ship’s key sensor and communications systems. To mark the occasion, a number of elders from the Arrernte Tribe, that […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia has welcomed the Royal Australian Navy’s third Anzac class warship to its Henderson facility. As explained, this is part of the navy’s fleet upgrade to keep the ships in service until they are replaced by the Hunter class frigates. The Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade is being undertaken at Henderson […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigates are getting upgraded air search radars which are to be delivered by CEA Technologies under a A$148 million contract. The frigates will be receiving the new CEAFAR2-L radar as part of a larger Mid-Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP). AMCAP will modify the ships and integrate the radars and has a total value of […]

  • 9 November 2018

    BAE Systems Australia has shared a video of the installation of a new mast on board the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta. The Anzac-class frigate is currently undergoing Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) at Henderson facility. The new mast was manufactured by BAE Systems as part of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) between BAE […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The first Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate to undergo the Anzac Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade was undocked at BAE Systems’ Henderson shipyard in Western Australia. HMAS Arunta entered water on November 30, after a 14-month refit period which started in December 2017 and required some 300,000 hours of work. The upgrade has […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the production of acoustic nose arrays for the MK54 lightweight torpedo in support of Navy and foreign military sales requirements. The initial scope is for 428 nose arrays with a potential for as many as 3,000 over the life of the […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Video: US Navy The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa has shared a video of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri leaving Scotland after a visit to the Royal Navy’s submarine base in Faslane. The video was taken on October 30, 2015, while the submarine concluded her deployment and returned to Groton, Connecticut […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2011

      Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 15, completing a six-month deployment in which they split their time between the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility and the western Pacific. USS La Jolla’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Jeff Bernard, commented that this was the first deployment […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Chicago became the first submarine in four years to transfer retrievable exercise torpedoes (EXTORPs) to a submarine tender at Naval Base Guam, February 10. The Los Angeles-class submarine transferred two EXTORPs to USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) during a three-hour evolution in preparation for a planned maintenance period. “Conducting this weapons move outboard a […]

  • 27 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Friends and families of the crew from the USS La Jolla (SSN 701) gathered at the submarine piers to welcome back the Los Angeles-class submarine as she returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region, Jan. 25. “We were fortunate enough to represent the United States Navy […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, USS La Jolla (SSN 701), celebrated an active career spanning more than three decades at Lockwood Hall Lanai at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 14, prior to her decommissioning. La Jolla is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor en route to Norfolk, Virginia, where she will be decommissioned and converted […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Office of Naval Research recently awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a $2.6 million contract to start work on developing a prototype torpedo propulsion system under the agency’s Torpedo Advanced Propulsion System (TAPS) program. The primary goal of the program is to improve the engine efficiency of the US Navy’s MK48 heavyweight torpedo. Phase I of […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departed Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam March 4, amidst farewells from family and friends, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region.   La Jolla’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Kevin Roach, said the submarine and her crew are excited and ready to set sail. “I am […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed weapons transfers with the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) while moored outboard, Nov. 16. Frank Cable’s executive officer, Capt. Timothy Sparks, was impressed by how well the Sailors and civilian mariners (CIVMARS) worked together to complete the evolution. “It is a […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Smiles lit the faces and handshakes were exchanged at a time-honored change of command ceremony at the submarine piers for the Los Angeles Class submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 6. Cmdr. Jeff Bernard, commanding officer of La Jolla, was relieved by Cmdr. Kevin Roach. The ceremony’s guest speaker, […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) arrived at its new homeport in Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 10. Under the command of Cmdr. Kevin Roach, the submarine was previously assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron One, homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The submarine arrives in Norfolk to begin its conversion to a Moored Training […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    In a quiet gathering held at Fleet Base West this week, United States Navy (USN) Exchange Officer Commander Travis Petzoldt was fare-welled by his colleagues at Australia’s Submarine Headquarters. During his two year tenure with the Royal Australian Navy, Commander Petzoldt performed the role of ‘Principal Staff Officer – Operations’ for the Submarine Force. During […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commissioning Parade of the 27th KDU Intake and the 51st Cadet Entry Intake was held at the main parade ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee on 16th August 2013. Eighty-five midshipmen comprising 37 from the 27th KDU Intake and 48 from the 51st Intake passed out under flood lights at the colourful event concluded with […]