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  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The maritime wing of the Australian Army purchased and installed a VSTEP simulator classroom at its Townsville base in Queensland. The maritime simulators are used for landing craft operations and navigation training. The simulator purchase was made following an enquiry from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Bohemia Interactive Simulations, a global software company providing […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The new craft will replace the Mike Boats which started entering service in 1959.

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Fincantieri Marine Group, coupled with a number of companies involved in the project, submitted their proposal for the United States Army Maneuver Support Vessel – Light, the company announced in February. Fincantieri is at the helm of an industry team comprised of the catamaran landing craft (L-CAT) designer CNIM, tactical wheeled vehicles and life sustainment […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Industry news

      Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi announced that his ministry will equip the Iranian Army’s naval force with newly …   (farsnews) [mappress] Source: farsnews, November 23, 2011; Image: matzav

  • 13 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander, United Nations Command, Republic of Korea – United States Combined Forces command, and United States Forces Korea, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) upon the ship’s arrival in Busan, Republic of Korea. While on board, Thurman performed an award ceremony in the forecastle to present Sailors with […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 teamed up with Australian Army personnel to begin the biennial unit level training event, Pyrocrab, on US Naval Base Guam August 6. The training focuses on building closer relationships between the nations and enhancing the interoperability of their […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy submariners aboard HMS Vanguard helped soldiers from the Royal Artillery mark the 300th year of their regiment’s formation on board the submarine at Plymouth Naval Base. The nuclear-powered submarine, which carries Britain’s nuclear deterrent when at sea, and now in refit in Devonport Naval Base, is affiliated to the regiment. The captain of HMS […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Army has picked Vigor Marine to build the service’s new landing craft, dubbed maneuver support vessel (light) – MSV(L). Worth almost a billion dollars ($979.7m), the contract is the largest award in Vigor’s history. The award comes concurrent with a “Milestone B” decision that moves the program into its engineering and manufacturing development phase. […]

  • 17 May 2017

    The U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) evacuated a mariner from a U.S. Army logistics support vessel (LSV) in the early hours of May 15. After reaching the LSV, Lake Erie deployed an embarked helicopter to retrieve the distressed mariner. The mariner was brought aboard Lake Erie, and his condition was assessed in […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE), HMS Sultan, one of the six recently formed Defence College of Technical Training schools, is currently delivering a 10 month joint Army/Navy Marine Engineers career course for a combined class of Army Corporals and Navy Leading Hands. This progress in joint training will open the doors for far […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Army and U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal, or EOD, technicians trained together at sea during the May Underway exercise. Army EOD Soldiers from the Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico-based 21st EOD Company “Blackjacks” trained with Navy EOD technicians aboard an Afloat Forward Staging Base in the Atlantic Ocean. The 21st EOD Company is […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has teamed with the Australian Army and industry to set up a new training system for a joint helicopter school. Rotary wing crews are now set to benefit from the newly-established Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) at a dedicated facility at HMAS Albatross. The first intake of 37 future pilots, aircrew […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    German military technology group Rheinmetall and the German Bundeswehr (army) recently tested a high-energy laser effector which was installed on a German warship operating on the high seas. To carry out the test, Rheinmetall mounted a 10-kilowatt high-energy laser (HEL) effector on a MLG 27 light naval gun. The test programme included tracking of potential targets, […]

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

    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) is using Coda Octopus’ Echoscope 3D imaging sonar during CSS Georgia Salvage efforts. Navy Divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 6, in conjunction with archaeologists, conservationists, Naval History and […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Helicopter pilots of the U.S. Army’s 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (25th CAB) participated in training operations with the Pearl Harbor based guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70). Army pilots landed OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters as well as UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters aboard Lake Erie while a mixed flight deck crew of Sailors […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Australian Defence Force personnel deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations joined in the birthday celebrations as both the Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army celebrated their 113th birthdays.   At the Al Minhad Air Base in the United Arab Emirates, members not required for duty gathered at the Camp Baird All-Ranks Mess to […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 49th New Entry Officers’ Course has graduated from the Royal Australian Naval College, at HMAS Creswell. It was just last week that the graduating officers were completing a four-day leadership exercise in the field, demanding fitness, decision-making and command skills, but it will seem like a lifetime ago for the 61 men and women […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Newly-appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 19th August 2013. He was accorded a Guard of Honour and warmly received by the Commander of the Navy on arrival. They held cordial discussions […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, has won a U.S. Army Forces Command contract to provide an expedited process in satisfying the needs of operational customers throughout the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense. This indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, multiple-award task order contract has a ceiling value of $2.5 billion. […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Training & Education

    All four elements of the UK’s Armed Forces were represented at HMS Raleigh, in Cornwall, for a passing-out-parade held to congratulate the latest group of recruits to complete basic training. While the vast majority of those on parade were wearing the dark blue of the Royal Navy, the VIP inspecting officer for the day and […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Royal Navy sailors came to the rescue of fellow Service personnel when they answered a distress call from a yacht stranded in the middle of the Celtic Sea Patrol ship HMS Severn was tasked with assisting an Army-skippered yacht after she suffered a steering gear breakdown on Monday night and a nearby fishing vessel had […]

  • 6 May 2011
    Industry news

      The Army has transferred to the Navy all five of its Joint High Speed Vessels. The Memorandum of Agreement was signed May 2, and clarifies… (mscoastshipbuilding) [mappress] Source: mscoastshipbuilding, May 6, 2011;

  • 30 August 2012

    A dedicated team of U.S. Army service members, who set sail aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) May 4, played a vital role to Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) mission success. During PP12, 48 Soldiers worked alongside multiple branches of the U.S. military, host nations, partner nations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Throughout the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Army personnel will be embarked to help coordinate Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 air support for Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). These U.S. Army ground liaison officers (GLO), assigned to the 4th Battlefield Coordination Detachment (Det.), serve as […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Army and RAF personnel have been getting their sea legs on board HMS Richmond while on her patrol of the South Atlantic. The Yorkshire Regiment and 230 Squadron RAF are affiliated to the Portsmouth-based Type-23 frigate and seven personnel were given the opportunity to stay on board and experience life at sea. During the three-day […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy, Army and Air Force women in Western Australia got a chance to tell their ‘war stories’ in June, at the Perth Convention Centre’s ‘Every Woman Expo.’ The expo explored the lives of women, and featured more than 300 interactive displays and demonstrations about food, fashion, fitness, finance, investment and careers. Female sailors, soldiers and […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Training & Education

      A platoon of troops from the Norwegian army toured the guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) Aug. 30. Carr was pierside in Tromso for a three-day port visit to the northern Norwegian town. During their visit, Carr Sailors invited the Norwegian army aboard the Norfolk-based frigate to strengthen the partnership between the two nations. […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Army watercraft unit based out of Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, took part in the U.S. Navy’s quarterly trilateral exercise in the Persian Gulf, from July 24-26, 2017. The trilateral exercise incorporated the U.S. Army, Navy, and Coast Guard, along with the Kuwaiti Navy and Coast Guard, and Iraqi Navy. The 548th Transportation Detachment […]