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  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi test-fired BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile on Sunday, November 1, 2015, on the west coast of India. The second of Project 15A Kolkata-class guided missile destroyer fired the BRAHMOS missile system as part of an Acceptance Test Firing during a naval drill. The world’s fastest cruise missile, after performing high-level and complex […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) successfully concluded its acceptance trial Sept. 18, after completing a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned for October. During the […]

  • 12 March 2015

    The Iranian Navy has expanded its fleet by accepting delivery of a new destroyer Damavand. As reported by Press TV, the vessel aims to boost maritime security in the Caspian Sea. Compared to Iranian Navy’s Jamaran destroyer, delivered in 2010, the Damavand is more advanced, features a high level of technology and is much faster. The vessel, equipped with modern […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) June 6 during a ceremony held at the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette. Fort Worth is the third littoral combat ship (LCS) delivered to the Navy, and the second LCS of the steel, semi-planing monohull Freedom variant. Prior to delivery, the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ fifth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), James (WMSL 754), has successfully completed her acceptance trials. The Ingalls-built NSC spent two full days in the Gulf of Mexico proving the ship’s systems. With the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) on board, Ingalls’ test and trials team led the sea trials […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Training & Education

      Applications are now being accepted through March 31 for the United States Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and M… More Info: stlamerican [mappress] Source: stlamerican, February 24, 2011; 

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) successfully completed Acceptance Trials (AT) on March 13, 2015 in the Gulf of Mexico; the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship. This milestone achievement involved the performance of intense comprehensive tests by the Navy while underway, which demonstrated the operation of the ship’s major systems […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform, USNS John Glenn, passed Acceptance Trials, which took place off the coast of San Diego on February 7.   The trials and tests were conducted off the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). USNS John Glenn was […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) solutions for US Navy Programs of Record announced that the HAUV-3, a hovering underwater robot, has completed Government Acceptance Testing as the production system for the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Hull Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Localization Systems (HULS). The HAUV-3 is designed to autonomously perform ship […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz has completed the factory acceptance tests and the delivery of twelve sets of navigation radars for the Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigates. The scope of on-board systems covers X-/ and S-Band radars with high-performance detection capabilities. The radars have been enhanced with advanced features in accordance with the Canadian […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The sea part of the official acceptance trials of the tugboat «RB-406» of project 16609 (building No 625) of the Acceptance Program of 2014 has successfully finished.   During this year the tugboat will be delivered to the State Customer – Russian Navy and put into operation within the Pacific Fleet Navy. The tugboat is […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian Navy’s deep search and rescue vehicles (DSRV) came one step closer to delivery after completing harbor trials in Glasgow, Scotland. India is acquiring two of the submarine rescue systems from James Fisher Defence (JFD)  under a £193 million contract signed in 2016. The contract includes the design, build and supply of two complete systems, which […]

  • 10 August 2015

    The Philippine Navy held an arrival ceremony for the two Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) vessels gifted by the Australian Navy on August 7. These LCHs, which will soon be commissioned as the BRP IVATAN (AT298) and BRP BATAK (AT 299), both a Balikpapan Class Landing Craft Heavy, will boost the Navy’s capability to transport personnel, equipment […]

  • 30 March 2015

    Boustead Holdings Berhad (BHB) accepted a Letter of Acceptance from the Government of Malaysia (GoM) related to previously awarded Scorpene Class Submarines Deal. This new agreement approved an additional ceiling contract value of USD 143,1 million (RM531,2 million), and extended the contract period from 30 November 2015 to 31 May 2017. To remind, on 13 August 2010, BHB announced […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Industry news

    Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project of ANADOLU Shipyard, comprising eight vessels,  which was awarded to the Shipyard back in December 2008 and which officially started after contract negotiations on July 28th 2009, took another important step on March 9th 2013, when the first LCT, namely TCG Ç-151, was delivered to Turkish Navy after 12 months […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday, November 5, that the amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24) returned from successful U.S. Navy acceptance sea trials on Friday. The company’s eighth ship in the LPD 17 class returned to Pascagoula following three days of at-sea demonstrations and testing. “We have now completed successful sea trials on eight LPDs, […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    JSC Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad, Russia) has finished sea phase of acceptance trials of Project 11356 frigate INS Tarkash built for Indian Navy… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 18,2012; Image: Yantar

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of its newest dry cargo/ammunition ship, USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14), during a short ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO Ship Yard San Diego, Oct. 24. The ship, which was christened May 5 in San Diego, honors Cesar Chavez, an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist who […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Research & Development

    The Russian State Commission signed the acceptance papers for the new corvette “Stoiky” on July 18 in Baltiysk.   According to, this third serial corvette of project 20380 was built at Severnaya Verf, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. “Stoiky” inherited its name from its famous predecessors: the first of the Baltic Fleet’s 7U destroyer project. […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the company’s sixth amphibious transport dock, San Diego (LPD 22), successfully completed her U.S. Navy acceptance trial this week. The ship returned to Ingalls Shipbuilding Thursday after a two-day sea trial. “It’s amazing what 25,000 tons of steel can do sailing through the Gulf of Mexico,” said Doug Lounsberry, Ingalls […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Austal announced that Littoral Combat Ship 6 (LCS 6), the future USS Jackson, has successfully completed US Navy acceptance trials. The trials, the last significant milestone before delivery, were undertaken in the Gulf of Mexico and involved comprehensive testing of the vessel’s major systems and equipment by the US Navy. After delivery of LCS 6, […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Industry news

    New Buyan-class corvette Makhachkala has successfully completed all rounds of state acceptance trials… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 12, 2012; Image: Almaz Shipbuilding Firm

  • 14 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Royal Brunei Armed Forces reached another significant milestone with the official acceptance of a Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB25-012), named KDB MUSTAED. On 26th March 2010, the Government of His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, represented by the Ministry of Defence, Negara Brunei Darussalam signed an agreement with Luerssen  Asia Pte.Ltd., […]

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

    The Australian Navy’s lead Anzac Class Frigate, HMAS Anzac is commencing the harbour acceptance trials phase of her Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade and has achieved a significant milestone along her journey of returning to sea – returning to HMAS Stirling.   Aided by tugs in what is called a ‘cold move’ as no engines […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) completed acceptance trials December 16 after spending two days underway off the coast of Maine. USS Rafael Peralta is the third Flight IIA Restart destroyer laid down in October 2014 and christened a year later by the U.S. Navy at the General Dynamics’ Bath […]

  • 16 March 2018

    Future US Navy littoral combat ship (LCS) Tulsa (LCS 16) has successfully completed acceptance trials after a series of in-port and underway demonstrations for the US Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The trials, concluded on March 9, are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the navy. During the trials, the navy conducted […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Future USNS Carson City (EPF 7), the U.S. Navy’s next expeditionary fast transport ship successfully completed acceptance trials during an underway period in the Gulf of Mexico in late May. The Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) boarded Carson City for acceptance trials to examine and evaluate the ship for delivery to the U.S. […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit has been selected to design and supply gyrocompass navigation systems for 12 Kingston Class coastal defence vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy, as a subcontractor to SNC-Lavalin Defence Programs Inc. The contract will include Dual NAVIGAT X MK1™ gyrocompass systems, NAVITWIN IV™ Heading Management Systems and a complete […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    ‘Charleston’ will be the US Navy’s ninth Independence-class littoral combat ship