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  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy officially marked the beginning of construction works on its second Makassar-class landing platform dock (LPD) ‘Paita’ with a keel-laying ceremony on December 14. The ceremony took place at the SIMA shipyard in Calao and was led by Peruvian defense minister Jorge Nieto Montesinos. The future B.A.P. Paita is the second of overall two […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its newest polar oceanographic research vessel, B.A.P. Carrasco during a ceremony on March 22. The 97 metre ‘BAP Carrasco’ was built at Construcciones Navales P. Freire shipyard in Vigo, Spain, and handed over to Peru earlier this month. BAP Carrasco was launched in Vigo on May 7, 2016. “Her operating profile […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US-based shipbuilder Metal Shark Boats has received a contract to deliver two aluminium patrol boats for the Peruvian Navy. Peruvian Navy officials announced the order from aboard the polar oceanographic research vessel B.A.P. Carrasco. The two 15-meter patrol boats will be used for maritime surveillance, illegal fishing prevention and the protection of marine fauna. According […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Norwegian technology corporation Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver an integrated subsea technology systems package including two HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) for a new Peruvian Navy Hydrographic & Oceanographic research vessel. The 97 metre ‘BAP Carrasco’ is built at Construcciones Navales P. Freire shipyard in Vigo, Spain. The advanced new research ship will […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Peruvian Navy commissioned its first landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco in a ceremony Callao on June 6. Pisco is the first of two ships in its class built by state-owned shipbuilder SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) for the Peruvian Navy. The LPD started trials shortly after its launch in April 2017. On May […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities

    The Peruvian Navy decommissioned its long-time flagship B.A.P. Almirante Grau after 45 years of service during a ceremony on September 26. B.A.P. Almirante Grau was replaced as fleet flagship by B.A.P. Montero, a Carvajal-class frigate built by Servicio Industrial de la Marina (SIMA) and commissioned into the navy in 1984. On the occasion, B.A.P. Montero was renamed to B.A.P. […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    B.A.P. Pisco, the lead ship of the Peruvian Navy’s landing platform dock ships, has started sea trials, the Peruvian Navy announced April 19. Pisco got underway from the Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA (Servicios Industriales de la Marina S.A.) in Callao, where it was launched in April 2017, after starting construction in July 2013. Should all […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Greece should receive four airworthy submarine-hunting P-3B aircraft by 2023, according to a Pentagon contract announcement. The US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division has awarded aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin a $260 million contract modification for mid-life upgrades and depot maintenance of four Greek P-3B airplanes. Greece has a total of six aircraft operated jointly by the Hellenic Navy […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy will eventually boast of a fleet of 24 Boeing P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft which will boost its… (domain-b) [mappress] Source: domain-b, December 07, 2011

  • 31 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    CP Technologies (formerly known as Chassis Plans) announced it has been awarded a contract to modernize and update the mission control computers in the P3B Orion aircraft used by the Hellenic Navy and Air Force. The contract was awarded to CP Technologies last year and was prototyped in 12 weeks. CP Technologies now said it […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) got underway from her San Diego homeport on November 12 en route to Peru where she will join the Peruvian Navy’s new landing platform dock ship B.A.P. Pisco for exercises. Somerset and Pisco will carry out joint simulation exercises for rapid response to natural disasters off the […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

    Boeing will soon conduct the first flight of a 737-800-based P-8I maritime patrol aircraft intended for the Indian Navy (IN), with the first unit emerging from the manufacturer’s Renton Field assembly site in Washington. Photographed at the facility early this month by a private aerospace enthusiast, the aircraft has emerged painted in Indian markings and […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing Pacific is scheduled to host a Sundown Ceremony for the SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California, May 11 at 3:30 p.m. The Sundown Ceremony will commemorate 30 years of active service for the SH-60B. The SH-60B joined the operational fleet in 1985 when the […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Industry news

    Boeing will maintain U.S. Navy aircrew training devices for six aircraft types under a new $56 million contract, setting the stage for the company’s expansion into trainer maintenance for militaries worldwide. The five-year contract, which began Dec. 1, involves P-3C, EP-3, P-8A, EA-6B, EA-18G and SH-60B training devices. They are located at Naval Air Station […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy is set to commission the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) in a ceremony on Thursday at Khalifa bin Salman Port in Al Hidd, Bahrain. The ship still bears the designation of a Military Sealift Command ship but will become a full blown warship after it is commissioned at around 5 p.m. […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the first B-1 bomber radar prime mission equipment kit under a series of U.S. Air Force contracts worth a combined total of $161 million for the B-1’s Radar Reliability and Maintainability Program (RMIP). One radar kit has since been installed on a B-1 aircraft based at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During a ceremony held yesterday at Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai, the Indian Navy launched its first ship of Project – 15B, Guided Missile Destroyer. The vessel, christened ‘Visakhapatnam’, is the first of four ships of Project 15B being built at MDL. The vessel have been designed indigenously. They will have a displacement of 7300 tons, and will measure […]

  • 30 October 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) completed the inaugural at-sea portion of exercise Cutlass Express, in the Somali Basin region, Oct. 25-28. Cutlass Express is an exercise sponsored by U.S. Africa Command, and focuses on addressing piracy through information sharing and coordinated operations among international navies. The at-sea portion of Cutlass Express was a […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s new Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) passed its first tactical configuration test launching from a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber on August 16. Conducted by missile-producer Lockheed Martin and the US Navy, the test took place over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California. This event marked the first end-to-end functionality test of LRASM, and proved […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy and Air Force achieved a historic milestone last week when an Air Force KC-135 tanker refueled the Navy’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. A Naval Air Station Patuxent River P-8A Poseidon was refueled by a 459th Air Refueling Wing KC-135. “The 459th and the Air Force Reserve Command is honored and delighted to support the Navy […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully completed the first flight of the next-generation MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif. At 12:05 p.m. the MQ-8C Fire Scout took off and flew for seven minutes in restricted airspace to validate the autonomous control systems. A second flight that […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A US Air Force B-1B bomber recently test fired the first production-configuration Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM), missile manufacturer Lockheed Martin announced. The test took place over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California, and saw the B-1B simultaneously launch two LRASMs against multiple maritime targets. The first production missile test was a success, according to Lockheed Martin, with the LRASM […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities

    The South African Naval River Class Coastal Minehunter, SAS UMHLOTI, held a Change of Command ceremony on August 26, at Delta berth, SA Navy Dockyard, Simon’s Town. The ceremony started with the arrival of Flag Officer Fleet (FOF), Rear Admiral (R Adm) Bravo Mhlana. Commander (Cdr) B.E. Short handed over command to Lieutenant Commander (Lt Cdr) Z.P. Mabela, […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP)8 took part in a coordinated operations mining exercise (MINEX) with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), July 19. The exercise took place in northern Japan’s Mutsu Bay and consisted of VP-8 and JMDSF P-3C Orion aircraft operating with the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy has said their new strike fighter will make its UK debut later this year. The F-35B Lightning II stealth jet which will fly from the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers is due to appear at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in July. Royal Navy personnel are currently testing and evaluating the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    ERAPSCO Inc. is being awarded a $7.1 million modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and manufacturing development services in support of the High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare system (HAASW). Work will be performed in DeLeon Springs, Fla. (52 percent) and Columbia City, Ind. (48 percent), and is expected to be completed in […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers flew a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to train with the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) in the South China Sea on June 8. The joint training was organized under Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence program (CBP) and aimed at allowing the […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy pilots flying UK F-35B jets in Cyprus will mark the first time in over a decade UK naval aviators are operating overseas. Two months of training in the eastern Mediterranean is lined up for the men and women of the Lightning Force in preparation for their first spell of training aboard HMS Queen […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK defense ministry announced it has ordered an additional 17 F-35 stealth jets, doubling the total number of aircraft ordered. The 17 new F-35B aircraft will be delivered between 2020 and 2022 and will complement the 16 British aircraft currently based at RAF Marham and in the US, as well as two additional aircraft […]