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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2015

    The Peruvian Navy, in cooperation with the Peruvian Coast Guard, seized 211 kg of illegal narcotics found aboard a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier headed for Manzanillo, Mexico. During an inspection, ordered by the Port of Pisco, Peru, on September 8, the officials searched the LNG carrier “Hispania Spirit” which was anchored in the bay. […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    A time-honored change of command ceremony was held aboard Los Angeles-class submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 6. Cmdr. Lee P. Sisco, commanding officer of Louisville was relieved by Cmdr. Robert D. Figgs. Guest speaker Capt. Douglas G. Perry, chief ofsStaff for the Joint Force Development […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Brazilian Navy has signed a $1 billion contract with the South Korean Posco Daewoo Corp. for the delivery of two naval vessels and modernization of a shipyard. Under the contract, South Korea’s top steelmaker will build one patrol boat and one landing platform dock (LPD) for the South American state’s navy. Additionally, Posco Daewoo will modernize the […]

  • 24 February 2015

    The Colombian Navy found 102 kilograms of cocaine hidden aboard a Cyprus-flagged tanker. Navy divers, who were conducting underwater inspections in the Cartagena Bay, located the drugs in a compartment in the area of the rudder of the Prisco Alexandra tanker. Two persons with a suitcase containing 102 packages of the drug were found inside. The […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and other tenant commands hosted a diversity fair for military and government workers, May 19. Throughout the year, the Navy recognizes nine different minority groups with a dedicated month focused on each specific group. These include Black History Month in February, Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May; Hispanic Heritage […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Friends and family of the crew members from USS Louisville (SSN 724) gathered at the submarine piers to welcome back the Los Angeles-class submarine as she returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) region, Aug. 8. “I am extremely proud of the crew of the Louisville. […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Friends and families of the crew from USS Louisville (SSN 724) gathered at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to say goodbye as the Los Angeles-class submarine departed for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment, Feb. 7. “The submarine is in excellent material condition thanks to a combined effort of the crew and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Training & Education

    A team of 24 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) received vessel protection training from French and Estonian troops in Mombasa onboard FS FLOREAL, which is operating as part of the EU NAVFOR. The training was planned as part of ongoing improvements in capability and to enhance AMISOMs drills in […]

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

    The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR). As one of several companies involved, BAE Systems will pursue future orders as part of this five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The total value of all orders to be […]

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

    NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard in Williamstown, Victoria, while the communications and combat system fit out is completed. Adelaide’s Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Lieutenant Dayong Bao said that seariding […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Training & Education

    Schiebel´s dedication to the maritime domain and its ability to respond to the evolving unmanned systems requirements lead to a series of trials for the Brazilian Navy from 2nd to 5th June near San Pedro, Brazil, from the Brazilian Amazonas Class Ship APA.   Schiebel’s unmanned helicopter CAMCOPTER® S-100 convinced representatives of the Brazilian Navy […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the first of two multi-mission frigates built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Philippine Navy, has started sea trials. Over the next several days, a technical crew from the shipyard will be onboard as the ship sails in waters off Ulsan, Busan and Mokpo for systems and seaworthiness […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $49.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the fiscal 2013, USS Porter (DDG 78) extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. USS Porter (DDG-78) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built by Ingalls Shipbuilding. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy’s newest corvette BRP Conrado Yap has arrived home after starting its journey from South Korea earlier this month. Formerly known as ROK Navy Pohang-class corvette Chungju (PCC-762), the ship was officially handed over and commissioned into Philippine Navy service in a ceremony in Jinhae on August 5. BRP Conrado Yap arrived at […]

  • 8 November 2019

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched the Philippine Navy’s second multi-dimensional frigate. The launching ceremony for BRP Antonio Luna took place in Ulsan on November 8. The 2,600-ton ship is part of the navy’s two-unit Frigate Acquisition Project. The first ship, BRP Jose Rizal, was launched last May and is currently undergoing […]

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

    Warbreck Engineering and Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of the HS Ocean Group of Companies, has been awarded a key marine contract by BAE Systems.   Warbreck Engineering and Construction’s 24,000sqm facility is fully equipped and serviced, offering specialist engineering, outfit and large scale fabrications in a range of materials including carbon and stainless steels […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Barry (DDG-52) fiscal 2015 emergent docking availability. The emergent docking availability includes the planning and execution of maintenance, repairs and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed […]

  • 27 September 2017

    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. […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries launched the Philippine Navy’s future frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) at its shipyard on March 23. BRP Jose Rizal is the first of two 2,600-ton units built under the Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) after a contract was signed in 2016. The future BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) represents the first […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair is being awarded an $115 million undefinitized contract action as a modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Bataan (LHD 5) fiscal 2015 dry-docking planned maintenance availability. A dry-docking planned maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P. received a $15.2 million modification to a previously awarded Virginia Class Submarines contract on Feb. 18, 2014. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.   The contract relates to supply of long lead time materials in support of the manufacture of propulsors for the future […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy has commissioned its first purpose-built frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF150).

  • 3 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser, USS Chosin (hull number CG 65) taking part in the exercise Koa Kai 14-1 in the waters near Hawaii.   Koa Kai, Hawaiian for “Sea Warrior,” is a semiannual exercise in the waters off Hawaii. It is designed to prepare independent deployers in multiple warfare areas and to provide training […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Industry news

      USmax Corporation, announced today that it has been awarded U.S. Navy’s SeaPort-Enhanced (SeaPort-e) multiple-award contract, valued up to $50B thru 2018. SeaPort-e provides Navy with an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to acquire USmax services. The following organizations may utilize SeaPort-e: Naval Sea Systems Command, the Naval Air Systems Command, the Space and Naval […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to accelerate progress on the electromagnetic railgun development, BAE Systems announced the acquisition of Ohio-based IAP Research. Prior to the acquisition, IAP Research was a major BAE Systems subcontractor on the U.S. Navy-led development of an electromagnetic (EM) railgun. The Dayton team, which is part of BAE’s weapons systems business, has more than 35 years […]