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  • 5 September 2011

      Raytheon, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded an $8,796,601 modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6307) to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low rate initial production systems. The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device. The system will be deployed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Raytheon Company has been awarded $35.5 million to provide the U.S. Navy with AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar systems and equipment. The system leverages advanced sonar technologies to support the Navy’s critical minehunting missions, ensuring safe access and passage for military and civilian vessels on the world’s oceans and waterways.   Deployed from the Littoral Combat Ship […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded BAE Systems a £15.5 (approx. $21.9) million contract for delivery of Archerfish mine neutralizers, for U.S. Navy’s minesweeping operations. Archerfish is a remotely-controlled underwater vehicle equipped with an explosive warhead to destroy sea mines. According to BAE Systems, Archerfish has been part of the U.S. Navy’s Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) programme […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The “Blackhawks” of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) completed a two-week Airborne Mine Countermeasure (AMCM) training session in the Joint Gulf Test Range, located in the Gulf of Mexico off Naval Support Activity Panama City (NSA PC), Fla. Part of a tight-knit community, and one of only two MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter squadrons in […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) departed Naval Station Mayport April 9, embarking on the ship’s maiden voyage to its homeport of San Diego. The transit, led by the ship’s Gold Crew, marks the successful completion of testing the ability of the ship’s mine countermeasures (MCM) mission package to detect, localize, and destroy mines […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pakistan Navy-hosted biennial maritime exercise AMAN-2019 kicked off in Karachi on February 8, with 46 nations in attendance. The four-day exercise will involve a port and at-sea phase with a focus on maritime security, counter terrorism and humanitarian assistance operations. Based on this, the exercise seeks to develop and practice response tactics, techniques, and […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Authorities

    The Coast Guard ended its search at 10:25 a.m. Monday for a 42-year-old man after the 21-foot boat he was aboard allided with a jetty in Kent Narrows, Md., Sunday. A crew from the Maryland Natural Resources Police recovered the man 10 yards away from the scene of the allision. A member of the Queen […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Industry news

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced an addition to its engine programme. The D7 high-speed engine delivers a 1.5 – 5 MW output at 1,000 – 2,000 rpm and is designed to serve a broad range of applications. The company states that the D7 will close the gap between its smallest medium-speed and largest high-speed […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Defense technology company Saab has signed a contract with an unidentified navy for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. As informed, the work for the initial phase of the contract will be carried out during the period of 2018-2019. The contract also includes options for more than […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    BHIC Defence Techservices Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation Berhad, announced it has finalized a contract with the Malaysian defense ministry for the upgrade of Lekiu-class frigate communication suites. The RM19,500,000 (approx. US$5 million) contract was signed on February 22, 2018, but the company announced it on April 13. The contract announcement follows […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy naval school Mürwik officially accepted delivery of a new nautical training facility from German defense contractor Rheinmetall in a ceremony on December 6. Ordered almost exactly three years ago, the system – known as the “Ausbildungsausstattung Nautische Schiffsführung”, or AANS – will be used for training all German Navy cadets, all future watch […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Researchers from the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have found a new use for a 90’s-designed autonomous underwater vehicle called Autonomous Mobile Periscope System (AMPS). When it came time to evaluate the Periscope Detection and Discrimination (PDD) capability, a radar interface that detects the presence of elusive diesel-electric submarines by spotting their periscope, navy engineers needed […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Singapore and Malaysia concluded the week-long bilateral maritime exercise Malapura which took place in the Malacca Strait. The shore phase, which included the opening ceremony, joint planning and training, was held from 26 to 27 November 2018 at Lumut Naval Base, Malaysia. This was followed by the sea phase from 28 November […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 600 personnel from the Republic of Singapore and Royal Malaysian Navy concluded ten days of drills as part of the bilateral exercise Malapura which took place from July 18 to 28. Conducted since 1984, this year’s exercise was hosted by the Royal Malaysian Navy and saw the participation of six warships and two naval helicopters. […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Authorities

    The Italian Navy’s first multipurpose offshore patrol vessel (PPA) received its gensets after they passed factory acceptance tests in July this year. Following the FAT, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE delivered four MAN 12V175D generating sets to Fincantieri’s Muggiano Shipyard, where the seven vessels (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura – PPA) are being built. MAN has also been […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Maritime College recently hosted future Australian Navy autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) pilots for a two-week course in Sydney. As a first of its kind, the course was designed to prepare future AUV pilots to conduct activities as part of a new Navy counter-mine project. Conducted at HMAS Penguin’s Pittwater annex in Sydney, the course […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has received a contract to supply the first shipset (plus an option for six more, to be confirmed) of GenSets for the Italian Navy multipurpose, offshore patrol vessel program. Each vessel will feature four 12V175D GenSets, each delivering 1,640 kW. The newbuilds have been ordered as part of the Italian Navy’s “Programma d iRinnovamento” – fleet renewal […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group rescued a Malaysian man, Oct. 6, in the South China Sea while transiting through the Strait of Singapore. The man was spotted by Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) who immediately informed the ship’s bridge. At 9:08 a.m. the alarm for “man […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division has contracted ManTech International Corporation for test and evaluation (T&E) support to its weapons and combat systems. According to the company, the cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a 12-month base period of performance and four 12-month option periods, with a potential total value to ManTech of $87 million. […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who was stranded on Atkinson Island, after he fell off his boat near Sylvan Beach and swam to the island Wednesday.   At approximately 9 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from a mariner transiting near Sylvan Beach stating they saw an unmanned […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors man the rails of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The ship departed Naval Base San Diego on January 26. Green Bay is underway as part of a homeport shift to Sasebo, Japan. [mappress mapid=”14993″] Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Edward Guttierrez III

  • 20 October 2017
    Industry news

    The management of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Australia (tkMSA) announced it completed the buyout of the business from its parent company. On September 1, the ownership of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Australia transferred to its management team who renamed the company to Australian Maritime Technologies Pty Ltd (AMT), returning the name by which the company was previously […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards has awarded MAN Energy Solutions Canada a CAD 55 million contract to provide essential power generation and propulsion systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Joint Support Ships. Propulsion and power generation components will include two MAN 12V32/44CR (Common Rail) propulsion engines equipped with environmental protection SCR technology, reduction gears, propulsion […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a 30-year-old man who reportedly jumped over the railing of the Bahamas Cruise Ship Celebration early Sunday morning, 27-miles east of Delray Beach, Florida.   James Miller of Charleston, South Carlina reportedly went overboard early Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Seventh District in Miami received notification […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Maritime College is expanding its scope with the establishment of a new study center at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The College will deliver two postgraduate maritime degrees from its waterfront base at the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) from February 2018, with plans for a third degree to come online in 2019. “The establishment […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal Malaysian Navy have concluded the week-long exercise MASTEX 17. The only bilateral maritime exercise conducted between the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Malaysian Navy took place at the Malaysian Western Fleet base of Lumut. MASTEX consisted of a harbour phase and ceremony, and a three-day sea […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first of four Egyptian Navy’s Gowind 2500 corvettes, ENS El-Fateh, started its sea trials on March 13, French shipbuilder DCNS announced. DCNS also released a video showing the corvette leaving the shipyard in Lorient to start its trials. According to French news site Mer et Marine, the vessel was supposed to return from sea […]