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  • 26 April 2017

    The U.S. Navy would have to spend $102 billion per year to build and operate a 355 ship navy, an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office has concluded. The assessment was carried out by the agency after the navy released a new force structure assessment in December 2016 which called for a 355 ship fleet. CBO estimates […]

  • 9 March 2018

    Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) is to conduct its first final evaluation problem (FEP) from March 12 to 14, the US Navy informed. FEP is a tri-annual certification event assessing the command, control, communications and Navy Security Force on all US Navy installations. “Our primary mission objective as an installation command is to protect our […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Newly commissioned Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS Canberra, has proven she has what it takes to conduct a safe boarding operations recently, with tough couple of days of assessment from Navy’s Sea Training Group. The testing period forms part of the Mariner Skills Evaluation which checks a range of mariner competencies specific to maintaining the safety […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Vice Adm. Thomas S. Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Forces, returned to USS Boxer (LHD 4) on Feb. 9, to visit Sailors and assess the ship’s status as Boxer gets ready to finish its maintenance period and regain her operational certifications for the strike group and fleet commanders. Rowden, and other members of his staff, were […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Navy has prepared and released to the public a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate the potential environmental effects that may result from homeporting up to 14 littoral combat ships (LCSs) on the East Coast of the United States by 2020. The EA evaluates the potential environmental effects of homeporting 14 LCSs at […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Industry news

    Assessment of the extent of damages onboard the USS Miami nuclear submarine (SSN 755) which caught on fire on Wednesday night, while docked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, is underway. Preliminary results indicate that the fire did not damage the submarine’s nuclear propulsion system, however, as confirmed by the officials, torpedo room, forward […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) successfully completed their Light-Off Assessment (LOA) event Jan. 31 following an extensive maintenance period. LOA is an engineering focused event and is a key milestone to entering the basic phase of training in preparation for future deployments. During the event, an inspection is conducted […]

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

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, May 17, wrapping up a 35-day patrol and the successful completion of the Mobility Damage Control Warfare (MOB-D) assessment. The final leg of MOB-D began once Blue Ridge departed The Republic of Singapore, May 8, and continued throughout the […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Arlington (LPD 24), which is under construction at Huntington-Ingall’s Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., started their command self-assessment program “Division in the Spotlight” (DITS) the week of Feb. 4 – 8. DITS is employed on Navy ships across the fleet to measure and uphold material, administrative, training, medical, dental, supply, retention […]

  • 6 October 2017

    The US Military Sealift Command ship USNS Comfort has departed San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is now underway standing ready for additional mission assignments. Comfort is currently underway and expected to arrive and provide medical services in the Aricibo-Manati region. While in San Juan, the hospital ship treated a total of 66 patients including 10 […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indonesian Navy has recently deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with an aerial magnetic range to determine a ship’s magnetic signature. According to UAV manufacturer ECA Group, this is the first time a navy has used a drone to assess a vessel’s vulnerability to underwater mines and other threats. The French company’s STERNA UAV was deployed […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, from Port Hueneme, Calif., conducted an assessment of the chains holding the dock next to the USS Arizona Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 11. “Today, we’re taking a look at the dock supports,” said Billy Crowe, Park Service diver for the World War II Valor in the Pacific […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    As previously reported the Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Bundaberg suffered significant damage due to a fire which occurred on Monday, 11 August 2014 in Brisbane.   The boat was undergoing routine maintenance at the Aluminium Boats Australia commercial facility when the fire started. Since then an environmental assessment of the site has been completed, […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) completed a search and rescue (SAR) limited training team (LTT) assessment on January 12. Inspectors from afloat training group, detachment Western Pacific (ATGWP) visited USS Ronald Reagan to carry out a three-day, ship-requested inspection of the ship’s deck department and SAR swimmers. […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) conducted a one-week Vertical Launch System (VLS) Self-Assessment and Groom Training (SAGT) pilot course aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61). The pilot was completed March 27. Development of the VLS SAGT course was an effort between CSCS, Program Executive Officer Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) hosted a material, maintenance and management assist (3MA) team March 22 as they evaluated the ship’s 3M program. The 3MA team consists of senior enlisted members ranging from chief petty officers to master chief petty officers from Commander, Naval Air Force’s 3M training department. They […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has participated with the US Navy and the US Coast Guard (USCG) in several tests and evaluations of two National Security Cutters (NSC) to assess their operational capability. The cutters in question are USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and USCGC James (WMSL 754). “In a […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) successfully completed the Mobility Damage Control Warfare (MOB-D) assessment, June 12. Afloat Training Group (ATG) Pacific assessed the New Orleans’ proficiency in responding to casualties and keeping the ship afloat in simulated emergency situations. The “Big Easy” conducted 34 drills from June 8-12 covering fires, […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Irish Naval Service has awarded marine and naval architecture consultancy Tymor Marine a contract to carry out a vessel mid-life extension survey.  The Aberdeen-headquartered company will survey the Irish Navy’s P50 class vessels to assess the condition of their structure, systems, equipment and machinery and provide a full analysis and report containing recommendations for […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A U.S. Navy report on its future naval force requirements is in line with U.S. president Donald Trump’s plans of building a 350-plus ship navy. Trump announced the goal of a 350-ship navy during a speech in September when he said his plan was based on a 2014 Pentagon quadrennial review of projected threats and U.S. […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The Male Sea Cadet Assessment Camp – 2013, which was held at the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee, concluded on 18th June 2013. Director of the National Cadet Corps, Major General GBW Jayasundara participated as the Chief Guest. The Naval Wing of the National Cadet Corps, which was started in 2008, has now 180 […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The female sea cadet camp 2013 concluded successfully on 09th July 2013 at the Naval and Maritime Academy with the participation of 973 female sea cadets. The Chief Guest was Major General GBW Jayasundara, Director of the National Cadet Corps. Buddhist Balika Vidyalaya from the 19th Battalion won the first place scoring 1236.6 marks and […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Engineering Department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) is preparing for an Afloat Training Group (ATG) light off assessment (LOA) for its two main boilers scheduled to take place at the end of April 2013. ATG will assess both propulsion plants, checking everything from fuel quality management to the 3M system […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Afloat Training Group (ATG), Commander Task Force (CTF) 70, and Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) began drills aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) for the ship’s annual Command Assessment Readiness and Training (CART) II, June 21. The ATG group, flown in from San Diego and Norfolk, evaluates evolutions such as general quarters, toxic […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Industry news

    Thales Alenia Space announced on June 9 the completion of the acquisition of the space activities of Systems Engineering & Assessment Limited (SEA), part of Cohort plc.   This acquisition will reinforce the perimeter of its new subsidiary Thales Alenia Space UK and will boost its growth in systems engineering and research & technology (R&T). […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Irish Naval Service vessels L.É SAMUEL BECKETT, L.É. ROISIN and L.É. AOIFE will be conducting exercises off the South Coast of Ireland, as part of a week long fleet assessment by the Naval Service.   Some of the tasks involved include a scenario-based Maritime Interdiction Operation which prepares armed Naval Teams for counter-narcotics and […]

  • 2 November 2012

    While generally satisfied with the progress of the service, the Navy’s top officer is using his latest position report to assess the effects of “set and drift” on the status of the U.S. Navy. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert spoke about his report – issued on October 31 – during a roundtable […]

  • 15 June 2018

    The US Coast Guard will be assessing an oil tanker sunk during World War II to see whether it leaks oil. The coast guard has contracted Resolve Marine to conduct the underwater assessment of the tanker Coimbra, from June 19th – 27th. Located approximately 30 miles southeast of Shinnecock, New York, the Coimbra was sunk […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Following this year’s spate of incidents involving US Navy ships forward-deployed to Japan, Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Forces ordered Ready For Sea Assessments (RFSA) for all surface warships. Surface combatants forward deployed to Japan are being assessed first through a review of critical mission areas for each ship. The RFSAs began […]