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  • 7 November 2016

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Urgent repairs to halt the deterioration of historic World War One vessel HMS Caroline have been completed making the ship safe for the next stage of a massive restoration programme. Repairs conducted by Belfast-based Blu-Marine included a top to bottom survey of the ship’s weakest spots, emergency repairs, removal and refurbishment of all portholes and […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will highlight its capabilities in command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), border security, unmanned ground systems, cyber security as well as navigation and maritime systems at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition in London next week. DSEI is the world’s largest fully integrated defence and security event specialising in air, […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Raytheon Company has completed delivery of more than 200 Paveway™ GBU-50 guidance kits to a European partner. The GBU-50 provides the 2,000-pound MK-84 or the BLU-109 penetrator with all-weather GPS navigation combined with precision terminal laser guidance. A full range of selectable terminal impact angles combined with a mature combat-proven, height-of-burst maximizes the capabilities of […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Training & Education

    KDB DARUSSALAM arrived at Port of Phuket, in Phuket Island, Thailand for a four-day goodwill visit to the country.  This visit was a continuation of the Royal Brunei Navy’s effort in strengthening and expanding diplomatic naval understanding and camaraderie. In conjunction with this visit, a Courtesy Call was made to the Chief of Staff of […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    Two more giants of the sea moved into Mina Zayed this week highlighting the port’s major role in handling ships of different sizes and backgrounds. The 59,000 ton MSC Lirica, a commercial cruise liner berthed near to the USS New Orleans in the port demonstrating its capacity to accommodate to vessels of all shapes and […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea Navy has contracted eMARINE Global for the maintenance of its the anti-submarine war tactical training (ASWTT) center simulator at Jinhae Naval Base. The contract, valued at 754,000,000 won ($706,000 US), is the first time the maintenance service was outsourced to a local company since the technology was installed 10 years ago […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded Lockheed Martin a $150.9 million contract for the Target Sight System (TSS) on the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.  The TSS is a large-aperture midwave forward-looking infrared sensor with a laser designator/rangefinder turret. The system provides the capability to identify and laser-designate targets at maximum weapon range, significantly enhancing […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 1 contract to build two production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. Under the $303,974,406 million contract, Sikorsky will deliver two production aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps in 2020 along with spares and logistical support. Aircraft assembly will take […]

  • 30 December 2019

    The U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), a multi-billion dollar (USD) order for the construction of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants ships, as part of the country’s Foreign Military Sales program. Fincantieri will build the vessels at the Marinette yard in Wisconsin, under a contract worth approximately USD 1.3 […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has awarded communications systems manufacturer eMARINE Global a second contract for the delivery of its warship electronic chart display & information system (WECDIS) for new Republic of Korea Navy patrol ships. In 2018, eMARINE Global delivered on the first phase of this project, installing its innovative […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Lockheed Martin team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s fifteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Billings, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Wisconsin, Nov. 2. Ship sponsor Sharla D. Tester completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel of Billings (LCS 15). Mrs. Tester had her initials […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The International Offshore Patrol Vessels conference of 2014, the most well attended patrol vessel event in the world, will take place from September 30 until October 2, in Dublin, Ireland, this year.   The conference provided the opportunity for people to meet face-to-face with military and industry stakeholders from the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system has successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board review and achieved milestone C, missile developer Lockheed Martin has announced. The signed acquisition decision memorandum approves the JAGM system to enter into low-rate initial production (LRIP). JAGM flight tests, including ten limited user test flights, were completed across the performance envelope […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sixteen Sailors and Marines from USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with a few Coast Guardsmen from the high endurance cutter Sherman (WHEC 720), visited the children’s ward at San Francisco General Hospital, Oct. 5, as part of the 31st annual San Francisco Fleet Week (SFFW) celebration. The group, sharply dressed in their military service […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and marines from the U.S. Navy’s Makin Island amphibious ready group will spend the month of December in the vicinity of Djibouti rehearsing amphibious operations and conducting combat sustainment training. The exercise is dubbed Alligator Dagger and led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51 and 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (CTF 51/5). Alligator Dagger involves all three ships […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors and Marines deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) joined together on the mess decks for a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 9. During the historic June 4-7, 1942 battle, U.S. Navy carrier strike forces defeated an Imperial Japanese strike force, preventing them […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Marine’s F-35 Lightning II and the Navy’s Aegis air and missile defense weapon system worked together for the first time during a live fire exercise. According to Lockheed Martin, the company involved in the production of both systems, the event successfully demonstrated the integration of the F-35 to support Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Two Sailors assigned to USS Makin Island (LHD 8) were given the unique opportunity to participate in a Marine Corps leadership development course taught by the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Jan. 2-18. Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Matthew Alexander, assigned to Makin Island’s Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, and Logistics Specialist 3rd Class […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the future littoral combat ship, USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) during a ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard Oct. 16. Having completed its acceptance trial on Sept 18, USS Milwaukee is the sixth littoral combat ship to be delivered to the Navy and the third of the Freedom variant […]

  • 10 February 2020

    The US Navy took delivery of the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) shipyard on February 6, 2020. The future USS St. Louis is the 10th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team at FMM. The newbuild’s delivery is […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean as part of Spain’s contribution to the European Union’s efforts to ensure piracy remains suppressed off the coast of Somalia. To ensure the Spanish marines on board remain fully prepared to protect World Food Programme […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Sikorsky a $1.3 billion contract for the construction and delivery of 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for the US Marine Corps. The low rate initial production (LRIP) Lots 2 and 3 contract was awarded on May 17. The most powerful helicopter in the Department of Defense, the […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has received its fifth Freedom-variant and ninth littoral combat ship overall, the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9). Little Rock was delivered to the US Navy by an industrial team led by Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine in a ceremony on September 25. The littoral combat ship is scheduled to be commissioned […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The system that allows the U.S. Marines to coordinate flying operations for all air assets has been modernized by Lockheed Martin.   The Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) within the U.S. Marine Corps Tactical Air Command Center was upgraded with the Marine Corps Air Mission Planner application to provide the Marines with a modernized […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) celebrated the arrival of 2012 with a day of Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) festivities, including a “Jingle Bell” 5k fun run on the flight deck, sports in the hangar bay and a special holiday meal, Jan. 1. The Jingle Bell […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Sailors deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) celebrated the life and service of Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Kyler L. Estrada during a memorial service on board the ship, Feb. 17. Estrada, a Fleet Marine Force Sailor who was assigned to […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 200 Sailors and Marines participated in a special Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 5-kilometer run on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), April 28. The month of April was designated as SAAM, and commands throughout the Navy have been providing general military training and hosting special […]

  • 29 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines serving aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) have a unique opportunity to celebrate Earth Day every day, not just April 22 like the rest of the world. Crew members have taken the ship thousands of miles away from its homeport of San Diego and have showed off the ship’s […]