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  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business, ASC Shipbuilding, has signed a contract with Australian company BlueScope Steel AIS for the prototyping phase of the Hunter-class frigate program, due to start at the end of this year.

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Steel makers Bisalloy and BlueScope have inked a new contract with Naval Group Australia to produce up to 250 tons of specialized steel. As informed, the steel produced will be tested to determine whether it meets the specification for the pressure hull of the Royal Australian Navy’s new Future Submarines, which is an essential safety […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems Australia will partner separately with each of BlueScope and Liberty OneSteel for the supply of more than 48,000 tons of Australian steel, should the company be selected to build nine Future Frigates as part of the Federal Government’s SEA 5000 program. BAE Systems is offering its Global Combat Ship-Australia for SEA 5000, a […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Aviation Support Division (ASD) Misawa was officially awarded the 2011 Ashore Navy Supply Blue “E” Award for Supply Excellence, April 30. Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force 5th/7th Fleet Rear Adm. Matthew Carter was on hand to present the award to ASD Misawa personnel and congratulated them for their outstanding effort. “An award like this takes […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    US Navy’s 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney will undergo a six-month dry docking and overhaul in the Croatian Viktor Lenac Shipyard, the company announced on September 13. Under the terms of the contract, USS Mount Whitney will undergo the 3rd stage of its scheduled life-cycle maintenance to extend the life of this 1970s era command ship […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (1st MEB) began the synthetic phase amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 (DB 13) aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) Jan. 28. DB 13 is a live and synthetic amphibious exercise that will focus on the Amphibious Task Force conducting the planning and execution […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Industry news

    The Australian Government has released several reviews into Australian submarines, including the Final Report of the Coles Review into Submarine Sustainment, and has announced plans for a new submarine testing facility for Adelaide. Coles Review into Submarine Sustainment The Government announced the Coles Review––a Study into the Business of Sustaining Australia’s Strategic Collins Class Submarine […]

  • 15 December 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) frocked 99 enlisted Sailors to their newly-earned petty officer ranks at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), Dec. 12. A frocked Sailor accepts the responsibilities and is afforded the opportunity to wear the uniform of their new paygrade before they are officially promoted. Blue Ridge Commanding Officer […]

  • 5 August 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) wrapped up a week-long Maintenance and Material Management (3M) assessment Aug. 3 with an overall score of 92.53 percent. Afloat Training Group Western Pacific (ATGWP) evaluated Blue Ridge Sailors on the 3M system and its compliance with the new instruction COMNAVSURFPAC Instruction 4790.1F. According to Chief […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) completed a biennial Supply Management Certification (SMC) Oct. 8 while moored at its homeport at Naval Base Norfolk, Va. Inspectors from Afloat Training Group Mid-Atlantic (ATG) visited Arlington to conduct the assessment and grade the ship on its inventory, sanitization and proper equipment operation. […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sail Den Helder and Royal Netherlands Navy Open Days came to a splendid conclusion on June 22, with the final day of this four-day maritime event attracting a huge number of visitors. About 160,000 people found their way to the port of Den Helder, accompanied by a few bouts of sunshine. The combined maritime event […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff returned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka after concluding a three-month patrol on September 2nd. During the summer patrol, Blue Ridge visited five ports in four different countries, strengthening relationships within the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, and boosting theater security cooperation. Blue Ridge played […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Britain’s newest warship, HMS Duncan, spent a week in the Black Sea with the Romanian and Bulgarian Navies. Fresh from operations in the Gulf, the ship sailed through the Bosphorus to work with NATO allies. Operating off Burgas, Bulgaria, and Constanța, Romania, the destroyer carried out training manoeuvres with the two Navies and hosted senior visitors […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A Royal Navy frigate has been carrying out “Approach and Assist” operations in the Gulf as part of her Maritime Security role. Devonport based HMS Monmouth has been helping local fishermen and other mariners in need of assistance, while also providing reassurance that the Royal Navy and other coalition warships in the area are there […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) to provide transport, computing and infrastructure support services related to command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR). The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year period of performance, four […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Shipyard Gdynia S.A. has completed the overhaul of the warship ORP Bałtyk (fuel tanker with the ship’s side number Z-1). The scope of overhaul included among other things: maintenance of the hull, superstructure, open decks and tanks. Furthermore, the shipyard carried out repairs of the main cooling water over-board system and bottom-side fittings, as […]

  • 18 June 2015

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka to patrol the Indo-Asia-Pacific region June 17, after a month-long continuous maintenance availability (CMAV). The CMAV gave Blue Ridge the opportunity to replace 4,500 square feet of decking and complete critical repairs to the engineering plant. Some of these repairs will […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After a ten day work-up on-board HMS Illustrious around the Cornish coast, the Merlin Carrier Air Group (MCAG) prepare to “Go Deep” as they sail westwards out into the Atlantic in pursuit of Submarines.   Exercise Deep Blue has so far seen the Merlin Mk 2s from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose put through their […]

  • 2 June 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10). Blue Ridge is on patrol in the Java Sea.   USS Blue Ridge is the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge-class command ships of the U.S. Navy, […]

  • 19 March 2015

    U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, delta pilots perform the Loop Break Cross maneuver during the Naval Air Facility El Centro Air Show practice demonstration. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 demonstrations at 35 locations across the U.S. in 2015. The Blue Angels is the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s (MARMC) Production Department made key emergent repairs to the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) which resulted in an on time departure from Naval Station Norfolk, June 9. MARMC Pipe Shop Zone Manager Bryon Myers received a call June 8, that Leyte Gulf had lost its potable water. Essentially, a […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Training & Education

    A pilot from the US Navy’s Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron made an emergency landing at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California, on January 22, the navy informed. The pilot escaped the mishap with no injuries. As explained by the navy, the pilot made the emergency landing after the F/A-18 Hornet’s main landing gear did […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Port of South Louisiana will restore a historic U.S. Navy Blue Angel plane displayed at the entrance to the Port of South Louisiana’s Executive Regional Airport in Reserve, Louisiana. The port partnered with the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida to acquire the sponsorship rights to the aircraft which is an original Grumman F- 11 Tiger jet […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) toured the Australian Anzac-class Frigate HMAS Ballarat (FFH-155) May 9. Blue Ridge Sailors spent time aboard Ballarat learning about how about the Australian navy operates. They were shown damage control bases, machinery control room, cafe, quarterdeck, recreational areas and administration offices. “Showing American […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in the Diamond Formation during the Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.   The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 demonstrations at 34 locations across the U.S. in 2014. The Blue Angels is the United States […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U. S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) hosted two junior officers from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) to offer them in-depth shipboard training, July 28 to Aug. 14, promoting cooperation between the U.S and Australia.   Sub Lt. Dionette Wilson and Sub Lt. James Chinner were selected by the RAN for their […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked 7th Fleet staff and Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) completed a port visit to Tomakomai, Japan, Feb. 8. The crew experienced the culture and sights of the city, and participated in tours and community service events (COMSERVs) in Tomakomai and the […]

  • 23 July 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Otaru, Japan, after a four-day port visit devoted to boosting U.S.-Japanese ties July 22.   During the visit, Blue Ridge crew members, embarked 7th Fleet Staff, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 and Marines from Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific hosted a ceremony on the […]