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  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey pilots tested rolling landing and takeoffs on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) earlier this month. The testing took place a month after Bell Boeing received a contract to build the first 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy. The CMV-22B Osprey is a […]

  • 11 October 2019

    The first CMV-22B squadron is scheduled to deploy aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in 2021.

  • 18 December 2018

    The US Navy established Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 – its first CMV-22B squadron – in a ceremony at Naval Base Coronado on December 14. VRM-30 was established to begin the navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound, which has provided logistics support to aircraft carriers for four decades, to the CMV-22B, which has an […]

  • 2 July 2018

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell Boeing JPO a $4,2 billion contract for V-22 tiltrotor aircraft construction. As informed, the contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy, 34 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps, one CV-22B for the Air Force and four MV-22B aircraft for […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has finished testing of the future Navy variant CMV-22B Osprey for aircraft carrier operations aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Fleet Battle Experiment (FBE) was conducted from July 22 to August 4 off the coast of California. Sailors and senior officials explored, analyzed and documented the characteristics of operating a detachment of MV-22s for the carrier […]

  • 15 August 2018

    US president Donald J. Trump has signed a $717 billion National Defense Authorization Act under which the US Navy would get funds for a total of 13 new vessels. Signed by the president at a ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, August 13, the NDAA includes funds for three littoral combat ships, a fourth Ford-class […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Bell-Boeing JPO a $19.6 million contract to deliver seven V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft for the US Marine Corps. The initial contract was awarded to Bell Boeing in June 2013 for the procurement of 100 V-22s during FY13-FY17. The total contract value was nearly $6.4 billion. The latest contract modification was awarded from the fiscal […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Ten CH-46E Sea Knight medium-lift tandem rotor transport helicopters, assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 262, departed the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) for the final time March 20. Known colloquially as the “Phrog,” the Sea Knight has been used in all U.S. Marine combat and peacetime environments since its […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Grup Aresa Internacional has delivered two patrol craft and a landing craft in a boost to the offshore capabilities of the Cameroon Navy. The Cameroon Navy has taken delivery of two new 24-meter ARESA 2400 CPV Defender and one new 23-meter ARESA 2300 LD Craft to help the force safeguard their maritime domains. […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    For the first time while forward-deployed, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted landing operations with the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, Feb. 19. The MV-22 Osprey is designed as the medium-lift replacement for the Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight assault support helicopter. The Osprey can operate as a helicopter or a turboprop aircraft […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Industry news

    On Saturday, July 28, Ingalls Shipbuilding will christen the company’s ninth amphibious transport dock, Somerset (LPD 25). LPD 25 is named in honor of the courage of the passengers and crew members of United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, near Shanksville in Somerset County, Pa. Patrick White, president of Families of […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Industry news

    On Monday Huntington Ingalls Industries began construction on the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship, being built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, is the 11th ship in the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships. “This is the 11th LPD in what has become a hot production line,” said Doug Lounsberry, Ingalls’ […]

  • 26 June 2014

    The Colombian Navy rescued 35 people which were left adrift in the waters of the Colombian Pacific after their boat experienced mechanical failure.   MV Mary Patricia, with 27 passengers and 8 crew members aboard,  encountered the issues on Monday, June 23 at approximately 20:00 hours near Gorgona Island. As soon as the Coast Guard […]

  • 9 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has commissioned the amphibious transport dock ship John P. Murtha (LPD 26) on Saturday, Oct. 8, during a ceremony at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. Designated LPD 26, John P. Murtha is the tenth amphibious transport dock ship in the San Antonio class. These ships incorporate both a flight deck to accommodate CH-46 Sea […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.(NASSCO) has received a $12.1 million worth contract modification to exercise the option for the fitting-out availability of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, the USS Somerset (LPD 25). The contract includes engineering, planning, management, labor and material in support of the fitting-out availability. Work will be performed in San […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Three different configurations of the Humvee successor were tested.

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy christened the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) on May 20 in front of approximately 1,000 guests. Ship’s sponsor, Bonnie Amos, smashed a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the ship, officially christening Portland. U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens, director of the U.S. Navy’s expeditionary warfare division, was the keynote […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) made history May 23 as she became the first ship of her kind to have an MV-22B Osprey land on her flight deck. The MV-22B and crew are part of “The Thunder Chickens” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM-263), based out of Marine Corps Air Station […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, has awarded Saab a SEK 148 million (approx. 18.3M) contract to provide Multi Tactical Data Links to the Swedish Navy.  The Navy platforms will be upgraded with data links such as L16 and L22. This enables closer co-operation and communication with other nations at sea during missions. Saab 9LV […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The future USS Somerset (LPD 25) launched April 14 from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Avondale Shipyard, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. LPD 25 is the ninth ship of the San Antonio class, and is named in honor of the courage of the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed near […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Industry news

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, announced today that it has begun construction on the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, John P. Murtha (LPD 26). The company was recently awarded a $1.5 billion contract to build the USS San Antonio-class ship at the Pascagoula facility. “This is a significant milestone for Ingalls […]

  • 27 March 2015

    A Marine, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) was medically evacuated (medevac) from the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) by an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (reinforced). Though the Marine’s life was not in immediate danger, Bonhomme Richard’s medical team took every medical […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday the completion of another successful sea trial as the amphibious transport dock Anchorage (LPD 23) returned from a three-day testing voyage in the Gulf of Mexico. The company’s seventh ship in the LPD 17 class returned Friday following rigorous testing of most of the ship’s systems. The ship is currently […]

  • 1 April 2020

    The US Navy’s future amphibious transport dock ship USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was successfully launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Division shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi on March 28. Lauderdale is the navy’s 12th San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship. On March 7, 2020, the ship was transferred from the land level […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Industry news

    After an arsonist caused $450 million in damage to the USS Miami earlier this year, the U.S. Navy decided that the vessel is worth repairing, thus refusing to add it to the short but fateful list – ships lost since WWII. Between December 1941 and September 1945, over 350 U.S. Navy warships and patrol craft […]

  • 15 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries delivered the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious ship, the USS John P. Murtha. The 10th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock to be built by HII, John P. Murtha (LPD 26) was delivered during a ceremony at Pacasgoula, Mississippi, May 13. LPD 26 is named in honor of the late John P. Murtha, who […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    HMCS Ville de Québec departed Halifax July 23 for a 10-week tour of 14 Canadian and American cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. “This is a golden opportunity for thousands of Canadians in Ontario and Quebec to tour our warships and to speak with our sailors about the important role they […]

  • 23 October 2014

    US Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Christopher Sewell, from Cincinnati, Ohio, stands by for the landing of an MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced) during flight operations aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York is underway conducting a composite training exercise with the […]

  • 4 March 2015

    An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) lands on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) as another prepares to take off during flight operations. New York is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and, with the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary […]