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  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has hosted first of class trials (FOCT) for the army’s ARH Tiger helicopter. A team from the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU) spent the last seven weeks embarked in HMAS Canberra evaluating the helicopters operational limits. FOCFT is a critical process in enabling helicopters to operate to […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In a new aviation milestone, Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Canberra will be embarking two Army Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters for the first time. The two Tigers, will join two MRH-90 Taipan medium lift helicopters and one MH-60R Seahawk conducting first of class flight trials onboard the amphibious giant over the next six weeks. The trials are […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The first of class flight trials that Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra conducted demanded engagement of Army test pilots, Navy flight test engineers and Air Force technicians, all working on the task. Canberra’s Commander Air, Commander Adrian Capner said that military aviation was increasingly becoming a whole-of-Defence endeavour. “This ship is indicative of […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    2017 will be a busy year for the Royal Australian Navy’s aircraft maintenance and flight trials unit which has seven first of class flight trials scheduled before September. The unit, along with Royal Australian Air Force’s aircraft research and development unit, and Army aviation test and evaluation squadron represents the Australian Defence Force’s core test and evaluation […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) will be adding solar technology to its Hybrid Tiger unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as it seeks to achieve a flight duration of over three days for the system. NRL has awarded Alta Devices a contract to deliver its light-weight solar technology for the UAV. Alta Devices noted that technologies developed for […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and marines aboard the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) joined members of the Malaysian Armed Forces for exercise Tiger Strike 16 in Lahad Datu, Malaysia, Nov. 10-13. Tiger Strike 16, formally known as MALFEX (Malaysia – United States Amphibious Exercise), is a Malaysia-led, bilateral training exercise between the Malaysian […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Exercise Dynamic Mongoose commences today and the ‘Flying Tigers’ of 814 Naval Air Squadron are poised to show their capability in the challenging Norwegian environment. Working alongside the Norwegian Navy, as well other European counterparts, the Tigers’ flexibility in operations will be tested vigorously. Using their state-of-the-art Merlin Mk 1 helicopters (known as pingers as […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In this U.S. Navy photo, the U.S. Fleet Forces Band performs pier side to welcome the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) as it returns home after a seven month deployment. USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSG ARG) which operates in the […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) welcomed aboard friends and family for a three-day Tiger Cruise Feb. 5-7. Bataan’s “Tigers” – a term describing the friends and family members of the crew – were transported via bus from Norfolk, Va., to Morehead City, N.C., to meet the ship as […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Research & Development

    A mission off the coast of South Devon, England has surveyed two U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that were torpedoed and sunk during the D-Day rehearsal Exercise Tiger on April 28, 1944. Using state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology to collect data from the wreckage site, the mission has produced the first high-definition sonar images […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Small-size remotely controlled submersible Tiger passes trials in Sevastopol, reports Russian Defense Ministry’s press center. The submersible accompanies divers underwater and allows the fleet command to observe the course of works at the depth down to 150 meters. With the weight of 150 kg, deep-sea submersible Tiger is equipped with video cameras and manipulators, and […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) began its end-of-deployment tiger cruise after arriving in Norfolk, July 1.  A tiger cruise allows a Sailor’s friends and loved ones to go to sea and experience a day in the life of a U.S. Navy Sailor. Arriving at Naval Station Norfolk before transiting to her homeport of […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Authorities

    Ships from the US Navy’s Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) assembled around Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) paid a two-day visit to Pearl Harbor on February 18. Transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), USS Essex and the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) visited […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command completed integration tests of the Logos Technologies’ Redkite wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor aboard a TigerShark tactical unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC). The flight was conducted in Yuma, Arizona, and demonstrated Redkite’s interoperability with different platforms, Logos Technologies said. “We’ve had Redkite on planes […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The bilateral Indian and US armed forces exercise Tiger Triumph kicked off in Visakhapatnam, India, with the arrival of USS Germantown (LSD 42) on November 13. Tiger Triumph, which stands for tri-services India US amphibious exercise, is scheduled from Nov. 13 to 21, near Visakhapatnam and Kakinada. The training events will enhance US-India military-to-military relations […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 400 friends and family members arrived on board the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) for a one-day Tiger Cruise in Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5. Participants in the event, also known as ‘tigers’, received a welcome aboard package upon arrival which included a welcome aboard letter, a schedule of events […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Ships from the US Navy’s America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on January 22 and 23. This will be the group’s final port call as they complete their maiden seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Horn of Africa, Mediterranean, and Middle East. During their deployment, the America ARG and 15th Marine Expeditionary […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam May 3, after an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. Pearl Harbor marks the ARG’s first visit to a U.S. port since their outbound stop in Hawaii on Sept. […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived in San Francisco May 27 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. Sailors on board Nimitz set sail May 24 along with family members and friends as part of a Tiger Cruise which allowed the guests to experience life at sea. During the […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Flying Tigers, normally based at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose in Helston, sent two of their Merlin helicopters and 55 personnel to take part in Exercise Dynamic Mongoose, a newly-established NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise in the Norwegian Sea. Operating from Sola Airbase, Stavanger in Norway, the Tigers were on the hunt for hunter-killer class […]

  • 1 August 2011

      Orizzonte Sistemi Navali, a joint venture between Fincantieri and Selex Sistemi Integrati, has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to build a vessel for the Algerian Navy. Fincantieri made the announcement yesterday, but did not give any further details regarding the order. Fincantieri has […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 “Fighting Tigers” returned home at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville after a seven month multi-site deployment to the 4th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AOR) July 8.   Following a turnover with the VP-10 “Red Lancers,” the final crew of Fighting Tigers arrived on July 8, completing the squadron’s last […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Fresh from maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean, Merlins of 814 Naval Air Squadron decamped to Stavanger to hunt three diesel boats determined to ‘sink’ a German tanker. Normally they don’t make it quite as easy as this for the Navy’s top submarine hunters to find them… The tell-tale masts of an underwater killer […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Igor Belousov, currently under construction, will have two ARS-600 two-seat submersibles, designed to perform an array of functions, including search, rescue and salvage of submarines in distress. The Russian Defense Ministry decided in 2011 to equip the ship with a deep-sea diving system produced by Scottish firm DIVEX, which will be delivered, installed, and […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP)8 took part in a coordinated operations mining exercise (MINEX) with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), July 19. The exercise took place in northern Japan’s Mutsu Bay and consisted of VP-8 and JMDSF P-3C Orion aircraft operating with the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Mayport, Florida, on May 14 after embarking over 1000 family members and friends for a tiger cruise. The tiger cruise allows family members and friends to experience life at sea with their sailors. It also marks the last phase of the John […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The eyes of the Tigers are now on watch over the Channel as helicopters from 814 Naval Air Squadron join the massive security effort shielding the Olympics. Merlins from the Culdrose-based squadron – known throughout the Fleet Air Arm as the Tigers – have decamped from Cornwall to RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset for the duration […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier sailed into Mayport this morning to pick up a load of Tigers… (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, July 14, 2011;

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A successful partnership between Hydroid Inc. and Kongsberg GeoAcoustics has produced the first high-definition images of two WWII U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that lie off the coast of South Devon, UK.   The vessels were sunk on April 28, 1944 by German torpedo boats that interrupted the Exercise Tiger training mission, which took place […]