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  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Pakistan Navy has received its first converted ATR-72 maritime patrol aircraft, Aerodata – a company involved in the process – announced earlier this month. According to the company, the aircraft was delivered in the second quarter of 2018 after intensive ground and flight tests. The aircraft are being converted by Rheinland Air Service (RAS) under a contract from […]

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

    Raytheon Company will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW maritime patrol aircraft.   Raytheon received a $5.7 million contract to support Alenia Aermacchi’s test, integration and qualification for the external […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Industry news

    Thales has  delivered of the first of three maritime surveillance aircraft under the Meltem II programme for Turkey. This aircraft will be operated by the Turkish Coast Guard from Izmir Air Base. Pierre Eric Pommellet, Senior Vice-President of Thales Group, officially handed over the aircraft at a ceremony held at the Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) […]

  • 11 August 2015

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a record breaking fueling-at-sea (FAS) with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) July 31. During the evolution, an unprecedented 205,292 gallons of JP-5 was given to Chafee surpassing the previous record of approximately 33,000 gallons delivered by the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 19 May 2015

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for its patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as the flagship for the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), May 18. George Washington served as the U.S. Navy’s forward deployed aircraft carrier for seven years and is currently scheduled to conduct a […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) and embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 Detachment 2 returned to Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), Aug. 22 after circumnavigating the globe. Cape’s crew completed a nine-month deployment in support of the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR) while […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Quotas from the Fiscal Year (FY) 13 Active Duty E7 Board show Navy’s force management initiatives are having some positive results, resulting in advancement opportunity increasing 5.73 points from 18.23 percent in FY12 to 23.96 percent for the FY13 board. With approximately 4,400 quotas for this board, the Navy is ensuring the fleet has the […]

  • 12 November 2013

    The U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and other U.S. Navy ships to make best speed for the Republic of the Philippines. The aircraft carrier, which carries 5,000 Sailors and more than 80 aircraft, was in Hong Kong for a port visit. The crew was […]

  • 14 June 2011

      George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), centered around the Navy’s only full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (CVN 73), returned to sea to begin their summer patrol, June 12. “After a six month long maintenance period, George Washington is an [increasingly] modern, state-of-the-art warship,” said George Washington’s commanding officer, Capt. David A. Lausman. […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After completing a nine-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Operations (AOR), the ships and squadrons of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) returned to their homeports in Norfolk, Va., Whidbey Island, Wash. and Mayport, Fla., Nov 15. The GHWB CSG is comprised of the aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Twenty-four Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) returned home July 7, following their six-month deployment aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Lincoln is currently months away from completing a refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding. The Sailors bring back a wealth of new experience and qualifications and […]

  • 8 September 2014

    Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, and Combined Task Forces (CTF) 32 and 34 completed an Undersea Warfare Exercise (USWEX), Sept. 3.   The USWEX lasted 96 hours and assessed the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities of the strike group while it was engaged in various warfare tasks. “During the […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $69,6 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0073 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) in support of the V-22 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.   This order provides for the non-recurring engineering (Phase II) of the Improved Inlet Solution (IIS) for the V-22 […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, consisting of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) with embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), along with guided-missile destroyers USS Gridley (DDG 101), USS Sterett (DDG 104), USS Dewey (DDG 105), […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Momsen (DDG 92) conducted helicopter visit board search and seizure (HVBSS) training Jan. 17 to prepare for operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The guided-missile destroyer’s 12-man VBSS team was joined by the members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11, who are currently embarked aboard USS Abraham […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    While on its long journey from the Mediterranean Sea, across the Aegian Sea to the Black Sea, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) conducted multiple operations. The vessel conducted small boat operations and a passenger transfer, as well as a pre-action caliber fire exercise with USS Ross (DDG 71) during which USS Cole launched an MK 45 5-inch lightweight […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

    ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that its recently-developed Hostile Fire Indication (HFI) capability upgrade for the AAR-47 Missile Warning System has been approved by the Department of the Navy for Fleet introduction. In addition to the AAR-47’s longstanding, combat-proven ability to detect incoming missile threats, the new HFI capability provides enhanced protection through detection of smaller-caliber […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $1,9 billion fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for the full rate production of 11 Lot 38 F/A-18E aircraft for the U.S. Navy and 33 EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy (21) and the government of Australia (12).   Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (46 percent); […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Industry news

      The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $7,671,795 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract  for the procurement of F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft armament equipment, to include: 174 station control units; 22 aerial refueling store (ARS) suspension lugs; 12 centerline feed through plates; 11 ARS air probes; 11 ARS fuel […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Training & Education

      US Navy’s frigate USS Carr will call at St. Petersburg on June 28 to participate in 5th International Maritime Defense Show. The American ship’s visit will last till July 3. Central Navy Portal hunted out the visit program of the US frigate. USS Carr will moor at Marine Passenger Terminal on June 28 at […]

  • 24 July 2011

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) return to its San Diego homeport July 22, after a six-month maiden deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of Responsibility (AOR). Throughout the deployment, Stockdale operated within three carrier strike groups to include USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) (to which Stockdale is assigned), USS […]

  • 2 October 2014

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 hosted the British Ambassador to the U.S. and four other high-ranking officials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) for a day at sea, Sept. 30.   Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott was joined on the visit by British Consul General David Prodger, British Royal Navy Commodore Richard […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Company  and its international partners will introduce a new ground-based Evolved SeaSparrow Missile at the Paris Air Show. The ground-based ESSM features multi-use capabilities for both naval and land-based applications. “Raytheon Missile Systems and its global industrial partners are working to expand ESSM into the ground-based air defense (GBAD) mission area,” said Royal […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Los Angeles-class attack submarine and P-8A Poseidon crews from the US Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force have completed their participation in the annual, multilateral exercise Sea Dragon. This year’s exercise was conducted out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and concluded on January 22. Participating US units were Patrol Squadron (VP) 47, VP-16, […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Industry news

    A fire broke out today onboard the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine, HMAS Waller, while sailing near the West Australian coast, according to the Australian Defence Magazine.   The accident passed without causalities due to timely emergency response actions, which were undertaken to extinguish the fire. The submarine was at sea as part of her return […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) recently announced the winners of the Naval Construction Force Battle “E” award, which recognizes outstanding operational performance of its Naval Mobile Construction Battalions. Atlantic Fleet winners are Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 (Active) and NMCB 27 (Reserve). Winners from the Pacific Fleet are NMCB 4 (Active) and NMCB […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Industry news

    Australia will acquire another 58 F-35A Lightning II aircraft in a major boost to the nation’s air combat capability, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced in Canberra on April 23.   The additional aircraft will lift the total number of F-35As Australia will acquire to 72, after a previous decision to purchase 14. This will create […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers took significant steps in the next phases of their mission-readiness during a major ammunition movement July 16.   Through a collaborative effort between USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), Truman off-loaded more […]

  • 28 April 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Law Enforcement Officials Denied Secret Video in Submarine Disaster Trial Russian law enforcement officials denied on Tuesday the existence of an alleged “secret” video showing what happened during a fatal accident on the Russian Navy’s Nerpa nuclear attack submarine in November 2008, in which 20 people died. Peene Shipyard Delivers Coast Guard Vessel to […]