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  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Center for Cyber Security Studies in Maryland, on October 21. The center is being established to allow the expansion of the Naval Academy’s cyber program, which includes a cyber operations major and required cyber curriculum for all midshipmen. According to the Naval Academy, […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Naval Academy has been ranked among the top schools in the country by the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012.” The Naval Academy was ranked No. 14 overall for “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” nationwide, No. 1 in the nation in public schools, and No. 1 in the nation among high […]

  • 21 July 2011

    The Navy announced July 12 the U.S. Naval Academy’s admissions cycle for the class of 2016, entering in July 2012, is open to enlisted Sailors. Top enlisted performers who possess strong leadership potential, have been recognized as Junior Sailors or Bluejackets of the Quarter or who graduated in the top 20 percent in their “A” […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Kirov Military Medical Academy works on routine schedule. There are no any certain instructions to prepare for move to Gorskaya, a source in the academy told Central Navy Portal. Directors and staff of the academy are aware of defense ministry’s proposal to build so-called “medical Skolkovo” in Gorskaya, near St. Petersburg and concentrate there […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) held a three-day hospital corpsmen academy during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, July 24-26.   The academy’s purpose was to train non-clinically assigned hospital corpsmen in core skills so that they are better able to fulfill their roles as caretakers of Marines and Sailors. […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Bulgarian Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna purchased a 360° Class A Full Mission Bridge simulator and an Incident Management Simulator for training of its Naval and Merchant marine students.   The simulators were officially opened by the IMO Secretary-General Mr. Koji Sekimizu and the Dutch Ambassador in Bulgaria Mr. Tom van Oorschot during […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) visited the U.S. Naval Academy, Oct. 19-22, providing a force awareness during the academy’s homecoming weekend. In addition to providing platform for midshipmen to tour, the Sailors of the Groton-homeported ship instilled an awareness of the undersea domain and imparted strategic uses of the […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Transas-Naval Academy partnership started in 2001 when Transas Marine supplied its Navigational, later Engine Room and GMDSS simulators to the Academy. In July 2012, Transas Marine has signed a contract with the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy for the extension and upgrade of the Transas Navigational and GMDSS simulators, and a long-term update/upgrade, service, support and […]

  • 4 December 2014

    Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy’s 6th Company and representatives from the Annapolis chapter of the Salvation Army gathered in Bancroft Hall Dec. 2 for the 24th annual Giving Tree lighting ceremony. Each year midshipmen decorate a holiday tree in the rotunda of Bancroft Hall with paper angel ornaments provided by the Salvation Army. Each […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

      In March 13-16 Russian Naval Academy will host American delegation headed by superintendent of US Naval Academy VADM Michael H. Miller. He pays this visit in return for his Russian counterpart’s call to US Naval Academy. US Naval Academy has been training officers for US Navy since 1845 and officers for US Marine Corps […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Two-time U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Adm. Charles R. Larson was laid to rest in the Academy cemetery July 30 after funeral services held in the Naval Academy Chapel.   Larson served as superintendent from 1983-1986 and 1994-1998. His vision led to the foundation of what is now the Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical […]

  • 23 March 2015

    On March 17th and 18th Vice-admiral Ted Carter, Superintendent of the U.S. Navy Naval Academy (USNA) paid a visit to the Spanish Naval Academy (ENM) to strengthen the ties between the two institutions and to learn of the teaching activities. Vice-admiral Carter was welcomed by the Spanish Superintendent, Captain Juan Luis Sobrino, and was toured […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Twenty-five newly-elected Congressmen visited the Naval Academy Jan. 13th as guests of the Secretary of the US Navy for a Navy and Marine Corps orientation and dinner in Dahlgren Hall. The Congressmen were greeted by top Navy and Marine Corps leadership on the Academy grounds, including Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Gen. Joseph Dunford, Commandant of […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Training & Education

    An estimated 30,000 people filled the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, May 23 to witness the swearing in of the U.S. military’s newest officers.   The U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2014 graduated 1,068 men and women, including 784 Navy ensigns and 265 Marine Corps second lieutenants. Graduating first in the class is […]

  • 20 April 2011

    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk will serve on the Naval Academy’s version of the board of trustees, allowing the Illinois Republican to oversee the acad… (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, April 20, 2011;

  • 29 July 2011
    Training & Education

      Commander, Submarine Group (CSG) 2 hosted the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) July 27. “It’s an honor to provide an opportunity for the superintendent to visit one of our boats,” said Rear Adm. Michael McLaughlin, CSG 2. During the tour, Rear Adm. […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 250 future surface warfare officers (SWO) in the Naval Academy’s Class of 2013 chose their first ships during a ceremony in Mahan Hall, Jan. 31. Ship selection is one of the most significant events for the future SWOs of the senior class. Senior leaders from around the fleet attend the ceremony, joining ship […]

  • 26 August 2014

    Navy Region Northwest Chief selectees graduated a 2014 USS Turner Joy Chief Petty Officer Legacy Academy held aboard USS Turner Joy (DD 951), Aug. 22.   Commands throughout the Navy chose 47 selectees to participate in this year’s academy, which was broken into two classes, which entails living aboard the Vietnam-era destroyer for six days […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) held a change of command ceremony July 23 in Annapolis, Maryland.   Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. relieved Vice Adm. Michael Miller, becoming the 62nd academy superintendent. Carter, a native of Burrillville, Rhode Island, served as president of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, before he […]

  • 10 December 2014

    It’s GAME DAY this Saturday!  While preparing for the event, the Navy burned a “Beat Army” effigy during a pep rally at the U.S. Naval Academy before the Dec. 13 Army-Navy college football game. The Army–Navy Game, a rivalry game between the teams of the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, New York and the […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The USS Storm’s projector was installed in late November 2010 and the simulator was used by more than 180 underclassmen per day in December… (prlog) [mappress] Source: prlog,March 11, 2011;  

  • 3 January 2013
    Training & Education

    A contingent of 60 Sea Cadets from the New England area graduated Jan. 1 from the 11th annual U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC), Region 1-3, Training Academy at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Newport. The academy started Dec. 26 with the arrival of 49 cadets who enrolled in a Petty Officer Leadership Academy (POLA) and 11 […]

  • 29 October 2014

    An art collector donated reproductions of 10 historical paintings from his maritime collection to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, Oct 24. The collection, donated by William I. Koch, will be on display in Smoke Hall and contains paintings that depict various naval vessels and sea battles from the War of 1812. The […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The crew of Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) visited the U.S. Naval Academy, Aug. 31 – Sept. 3, to provide awareness of the undersea platform to future naval leaders.  “It’s exciting to show some of the future leaders of our Navy and Marine Corps one of the most sophisticated and advanced warships […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Five Royal Navy sailors are drawing on five centuries of British seafaring expertise to share their knowledge with the next generation of men who will go to sea with the Royal Saudi Navy. The Britons train Saudi students at the King Fahd Naval Academy in Jubail in the basics of the seamanship, leadership and naval […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Sixteen Indian naval officers on Nov 2 obtained Russian Defense Ministry’s certificates certifying their successful graduation from Naval Academy and completion of training course at Sevmash shipyard. Those officers are crewmembers of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya being repaired and retrofitted at Sevmash shipyard. According to the contract terms, Russia must train Indian crew of the […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Naval Academy of the Uruguay Navy has successfully completed the acquisition and installation of a simulator complex by Transas including navigation and maneuvering simulator NTPRO 5000, GMDSS Communications simulator TGS 5000 and Engine Room simulator ERS 5000 SOLO. The project acquired through international bidding, with the participation of five world leading manufacturers culminated […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Academy Class of 2015 received notification of their service assignments, Nov. 20, informing them about warfare communities in which they will serve as commissioned officers in the Navy and Marine Corps. A major milestone in their career at the Academy, 1,076 first-class midshipmen opened letters containing the information that will define their […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The second Royal Navy Dreadnought-class ballistic missile submarine will be named HMS Valiant, the UK defense secretary has announced. In addition to naming the submarine, defense secretary Gavin Williamson announced a £400 million funding boost for the Dreadnought program. The planned funding release, which supports the building phase of the program, came as Williamson unveiled […]