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  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S.-based defense and logistics group Bravo Industries announced it has completed negotiations for the acquisition of Siem Offshore’s combat systems subsidiary Consub Defesa e Tecnologia. Consub is involved in naval military combat management and command and control systems in South America. Aligned under the Bravo Defesa LLC business segment, Consub is now known as “Consub, a Bravo Industries company”. “We are extremely […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy confirmed February 4 that it performed four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 Block I (SM-6 Blk I) off the Hawaiian coast between January 11 and 22. These tests, designated Alpha, Bravo, Delta, and Golf, are part of the SM-6 Blk I Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation (FOT&E) events planned to assess […]

  • 21 November 2014

    Bravo Zulu to six crew members of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto who sprang into action in response to a fire and assisted in the evacuation of a burning building during a port visit on November 14th in Antalya, Turkey. Two of the ship’s officers, Lieutenant(Navy) (Lt(N)) Samuel Gaudreault and Lt(N) Daniel Willis were […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), one of two shipbuilders in charge of constructing the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, has recently shared a video of USS John Finn (DDG 113) launching SM-2 missiles during Bravo trials. The video shows the ship firing one SM-2 missile each from the ship’s forward and aft MK 41 vertical launch system. […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota (SSN 783), the nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, moored May 16 at Huntington Ingalls Industry’s Newport News Shipbuilding following its successful completion of Alpha and Bravo sea trials. Testing evolutions completed during Alpha sea trials included diving to test depth, conducting an emergency surfacing, and testing the submarine’s […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Personnel from the US Navy and US Army integrated with Djibouti Port Authority assets for what was described as the first-ever port exercise to include the Djibouti Port Authority, December 19. “The purpose was to synch up coordination between Navy Combat Riverine Squadron 8, Bravo Company, Delta Company, and all three command posts at Camp Lemonnier,” […]

  • 25 May 2015

    An F-35 Bravo Lighting II prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). The operation was conducted in the Atlantic Ocean on May 20. Wasp, with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 and VMFAT-501 embarked, is underway conducting the first phase of operational testing which will evaluate […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Industry news

    HMAS Creswell ship’s company have welcomed the return of canteen services to the establishment after a two year absence, as refurbishments to the ninety-nine year old canteen building were completed recently. Commanding Officer of HMAS Creswell, CAPT Brett Chandler welcomed BRAVO Coffee to the base (in concert with the RANCCF), as they commenced trading in […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has formally retired its S-70B-2 Bravo Seahawk and AS350BA Squirrel helicopters in a ceremony at naval air station HMAS Albatross on December 1. The Seahawk has been in the Fleet Air Arm inventory for 29 years and was operationally deployed in the Middle East throughout its entire service history. The Squirrel has […]

  • 4 September 2015

    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, […]

  • 10 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines worked with Mexican Navy ship ARM Usumacinta (A-142) to conduct amphibious assault vehicle operations at Naval Base San Diego during the multinational exercise Rim of the Pacific, July 6. Six U.S. Marine AAVs, attached to Bravo Company, 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion, took part in the exercise. This event served as the initial certification for U.S. […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Subordinate units of Expeditionary Strike Group 3 conducted Exercise Brilliant Tern off USNS Bob Hope at Naval Base San Diego and Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Nov. 9-10. This two-day exercise was designed as a proof-of-concept, first-of-its-kind exercise honing core maritime pre-position force (MPF) competencies. Participants executed doctrinal instream operations with Bob Hope pierside at Naval […]

  • 10 September 2018

    US Fleet Forces (USFF) Command ordered all US Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to set Sortie Condition Bravo ahead of Florence. The tropical storm Florence was upgraded to a hurricane on Sunday. The US Navy ships made final preparations during the weekend in anticipation of the hurricane. Previously, Sortie Condition Charlie was ordered for Norfolk-based […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The German Navy is sending its Frankenthal-class minehunter Homburg (M 1069) to participate in the Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 1 (SNMCMG 1). On Tuesday, September 4, the ship is scheduled to depart its Kiel homeport. Homburg, which belongs to the navy’s 3rd Minesweeping Squadron, will be part of SNMCMG 1 until December. Under […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads, Va., area to set Sortie Condition Bravo Aug. 23, in order to maintain fleet readiness as a precaution due to the approach of Hurricane Irene. Sortie Condition Bravo requires that ships make necessary preparations to get underway within 24 hours. The […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Industry news

    Pre-Commissioning Unit Mississippi (SSN 782), the nation’s newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, arrived April 17 at General Dynamics Electric Boat following its successful completion of Alpha and Bravo sea trials. Testing evolutions completed during Alpha sea trials included diving to test depth, conducting an emergency surfacing, and testing the submarine’s propulsion plant and […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) earned their engineering operational certification (EOC) Aug. 20. Engineering Assessment Pacific (EAP) inspected the ship’s capability to conduct evolutions and combat casualties. Inspectors spent two days ensuring each engineering program, space and capability was up to par and that each watch stander was […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Training & Education

    ESPS Cantabria has taken part in her final exercise as part of the Royal Australian Navy Fleet.  The Spanish Armada ship was in high demand during exercise TRITON CENTENARY (TS13) part 2, and refuelled ships from participating nations. TS13 was the final phase of the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review and involved 14 ships from Australia, […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Panamanian Navy is host to this year’s iteration of exercise UNITAS which is attended by the United States, Panama, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and the United Kingdom. The ten-day exercise kicked off September 18 and will include operations in the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) area of responsibility through Sept. 28. […]

  • 13 November 2017

    HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy helicopter carrier and current flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2), stopped in the Mediterranean on November 11 to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in previous conflicts with an act of Remembrance. The entire ship’s company, Bravo Company of 40 Commando Royal Marines, members of 820, […]

  • 3 December 2013

      During the last two months, a Danish Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Challenger (CL604) from the Royal Danish Air Force provided support to NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD (OOS) under the control of Maritime Air Directorate (MARAIR). This MPA was stationed in the Seychelles between 23 September and 22 November and its aircrew and support […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Seven personnel from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 Detachment 2 deployed on board USS Ingraham (FFG 61) earned the Enlisted Air Warfare Specialist (EAWS) qualification, June 22.   The EAWS qualification pin is one of many different warfare qualifications that enlisted personnel can achieve. “As HSL-49 Detachment 2 ‘Dos Bravos’ officer in charge, I […]

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

    Helicopters roared to life on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) as crew members went to work qualifying and passing the Afloat Training Group (ATG) Pacific Aviation Readiness Qualification (ARQ) 1.4 Bravo, April 23. The crew demonstrated proficiency in flight deck operations, commonly called “Helo Day,” by […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian Shipbuilding Corporation (ASC) and the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance marked a major milestone in the construction of the Hobart-class destroyers when one of the main engines that will drive the propellers of NUSHIP Hobart was started. The large 5650kW Bravo V16 Propulsion Diesel engine burst into life on April 14, in an engine room below […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), returned to Gaeta, Italy Oct. 3, 2015, after completing a nine month dry dock period in Rijeka, Croatia. During its 270 days in the Viktor Lenac shipyard, the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship underwent several modifications on its hull, mechanical and […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) returns from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 30 to make preparations for decommissioning. The ship played an integral part in the counter-transnational organized crime (C-TOC) mission Operation Martillo (Spanish for “hammer”) during the deployment. Operation Martillo is a U.S., European […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Panama-hosted international exercise UNITAS 2016 concluded in Panama City with over 1000 naval and security forces from 11 nations attending the closing ceremony on September 28. This year’s exercise was joined by the United States, Panama, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and the United Kingdom. Participating units from the United […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander, Navy Region Southeast has recognized NAS Jacksonville for its exceptional community outreach program according to a message released Oct. 16 announcing the winners of the Regional Navy Community Service awards. NAS Jacksonville placed first overall in the Health, Safety and Fitness Flagship (Shore – 500 or more) and tied with NSB Kings Bay, Ga. […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Industry news

      Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) put its new damage control program to the test while underway Dec. 9. Nitze recently adjusted its damage control program in an effort to better fight the ship in a multi-mission environment. With the implementation of the Rapid Response and Isolation (RRI) team, Nitze is innovating […]