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  • 20 December 2012
    Industry news

    Boeing on Dec. 19 made an on-site delivery of the first P-8I aircraft to the Indian Navy in Seattle, in accordance with the contract. India will receive this aircraft and two more of its eight contracted P-8Is in 2013. The program is progressing on schedule as Boeing assembles the fourth and fifth P-8Is, which are […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $61.7 million contract modification for the continued development of the Common Missile Compartment for the United Kingdom’s Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the modification, Electric Boat will procure, manufacture and […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) floating workshop PM-138 headed by Alexander Kashalaba on Nov 2 returned to Sevastopol after a long-term deployment to the Mediterranean Sea. The ship’s crew has been maintaining Russian Navy warships in the Mediterranean Sea for over 7 months. Traditional ship-meeting ceremony was arranged in Sevastopol on that occasion. [mappress] Source: Russian […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 once again took time out of their busy schedules, volunteering to help the Misawa community by participating in the 2012 Misawa Special Olympics, Sept. 15th. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Training & Education

    State-owned Sberbank has approved two $ 509.8 Mln loans for the Severnaya Verf shipyard, United Shipbuilding Corporation subsidiary, to be used in the construction of Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates. Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates also known as Project 22350 are designed by Northern Design Construction Bureau. Total displacement of a Project 22350 ship is 4,500 tons; length is […]

  • 10 August 2012

    On Tuesday 7 August 2012 seven Somali men were found guilty by a Kenyan court of attempting to commit an act of piracy against a French fishing vessel, MV Captain St Vincent, off the Somali Coast in October 2009.  Following the terrifying attack, the pirates, operating in 2 attack skiffs, were located by an EU […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command on information received recovered 8 Water Gel sticks buried underground to use for illegal fishing in the Jayanagar area in Kuchchaweli on 22nd July 2012. [mappress] Naval Today Staff, July 23, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 16 July 2012

    Detyens Shipyard Inc. has received a USD 8 million contract for overhaul and dry-docking of Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to USD  8.9 million. USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) is a Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has successfully delivered a long term contract to upgrade the 4.5 inch Mk8 naval gun to Mod1 standard, with the completion June of the last gun system upgrade to programme and cost. Babcock undertook the first Mk8 Mod1 upgrade under the contract in 2005. The seven year programme has involved major modification and overhaul […]

  • 4 July 2012

    On July 1, HNLMS Evertsen, the flagship of NATO’s counterpiracy mission Ocean Shield, handed over 7 Somalis suspected of piracy to the Royal Navy of Oman. The suspects and all of the evidence were transferred to the Omani navy ship RNOV Al Muazzar (C32). The suspects were apprehended in the morning of Friday, 29 June […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Industry news

    INS Vikramaditya is going to take the sea for very important pre-induction trials on June 8. The extensively modernised former Soviet-era carrier Admiral Gorshkov was scheduled to take the sea from the Sevmash shipyard on May 25th. However poor weather forecast delayed the ship’s trials. But, according to the Sevmash shipyard, the delay will not affect […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $117.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the terms of the modification, Electric Boat will perform advanced submarine research and development studies in support […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 8 held a change of command ceremony in the forecastle of multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) while in the Red Sea, May 19. Capt. Arturo M. Garcia relieved Capt. Mark H. Scovill as PHIBRON 8 commodore. This will be considered a ‘fleet-up’ assignment for Garcia, who initially reported […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company  a contract totaling $57.8 million to overhaul and upgrade nine Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems, and manufacture two SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense systems. The agreement also includes the purchase of 20 radar upgrade kits. “Raytheon tailors our ship self-defense systems to meet our customers’ requirements,” said Rick Nelson, vice president […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    SLNS Samudura (P 621) celebrated her 7th anniversary since commissioning in Sri Lanka Navy on 21st April 2012 in Trincomalee with the participation of family members of the serving crew. Berthed in Inner-yard Jetty, Samudura look splendid in pristine calm waters of inner harbour as crowd started pouring to take part in day-long celebrations. This […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced May 4 the selection of USS Tripoli as the name for the Navy’s next large-deck amphibious assault ship (LHA 7). The USS Tripoli will be the third ship to bear the name Tripoli. The name commemorates the capture of Derna in 1805 by a small force of U.S. […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPOs) of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff gathered in the ship’s CPO Mess to celebrate their rank’s 119th birthday while underway, April 1. During the month of April, the professional golf world gets into swing with the Masters tournament. The Masters is billed as, “A tradition unlike […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The 7th Fleet command flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Manila, Republic of the Philippines, March 23, for a port visit. Blue Ridge and embarked 7th Fleet staff Sailors and Marines will strengthen ties between the two countries through community service events, combined military training and cultural exchanges during the port visit. With […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North-central Naval Command on information received recovered 07 bags filled with conch shells, which had been clandestinely submerged in the Erukkulumpiddi lagoon, on 16th March 2012. [mappress] Naval Today Staff , March 19, 2012; Image: navy

  • 23 February 2012
    Industry news

    Taiwan Navy plans to ask national government to sponsor procurement of 8 new submarines within the next two months, reports Agence France-Presse referring to United Daily News. Reportedly, three countries offered Taiwan submarines; however, it is not disclosed what states want to deliver them. As an option, Taiwan was offered assistance in submarine construction or […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Industry news

      Seaway Marine and Industrial Inc. (SMI) was awarded a $21.7 million contract to refit Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Athabaskan, one of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) three Iroquois-class destroyers. This contract supports more than 240 skilled workers in St. Catharines. “Today’s announcement is welcome news for the Canadian Forces and the City of […]

  • 6 January 2012

    EADS North America has received $9,800,000 hardware contract for 203 spare/repair parts in support of the Radio Frequency Distribution and Control System (RFDACS) Program. RFDACS provides a means of routing signals and information between the various antenna systems and other submarine communication subsystems. The work will be performed in Irvine, Calif, and is expected to […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet paid a visit to the Sailors of Naval Air Facility Misawa, its tenant commands, and deployed Patrol Squadron (VP) 1, Dec. 12. This is Vice Adm. Scott Swift’s first visit to Misawa, and coincides with the return of rotationally-deployed VP squadrons to this northern-Japan located U.S. naval installation. “The return of […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy will eventually boast of a fleet of 24 Boeing P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft which will boost its… (domain-b) [mappress] Source: domain-b, December 07, 2011

  • 4 November 2011
    Industry news

      The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,377,823,556 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to procure seven P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production II aircraft.  Work will be performed in Chicago, Ill. (21.9 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (12.3 percent); Puget Sound, Wash. (11.5 percent); Dallas, Texas (6.6 percent); North Amityville, […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) announced today that its subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) has been awarded a $114.7 million contract for the manufacture and delivery of fuel and support activities for the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. “Support of our nation’s naval fuel program is an important part of B&W’s diverse business […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Training & Education

      After spending 8 months at sea, four of which with the present crew, HNLMS Haarlem sailed into the port of Den Helder for the last time on Friday 7 October. The minehunter will be taken out of service. The 42-strong crew, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Paul Bijleveld, was met by a crowd […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Industry news

      The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works​, a subsidiary of General Dynamics , a $1.8 billion contract for the construction of DDG 1001 and DDG 1002, the next two ships in the Zumwalt-class program. DDG 1001 is scheduled to be delivered in December 2015 and DDG 1002 is scheduled to […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Industry news

      East Coast Repair and Fabrication, L.L.C., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an $8,219,488 fixed-price contract for a drydocking phased maintenance availability on USS Tempest (PC 2). Contract will be for the accomplishment of miscellaneous structural, electrical, and mechanical repairs, including dry-docking. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Va., and is expected to be completed […]