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  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Middle school students who completed a Grand Robotics Mission Challenge at the Virginia Demonstration Project (VDP) Summer Academy are now looking forward to a future filled with more “STEM” challenges on a grand scale.   In all, 93 students applied their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to solve problems of Navy interest at […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Training & Education

    More than 170 Sailors and Marines ran in a St. Patrick’s Day-themed marathon aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) March 13-17. The ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) team coordinated the Shamrock 8K, Half and Full Marathon shadow runs for Sailors who wanted to race in this year’s Shamrock Run held […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Students from across the country competed with underwater robots for a national title during the Office of Naval Research (ONR)-funded 2012 National SeaPerch Challenge in Manassas Park, Va., April 11-13. The event brought together top middle and high school teams to compete with underwater robots they built as part of a curriculum designed to boost […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) held a damage control (DC) competition between junior officers and the chiefs, while underway in the Mediterranean, June 23.  The event, held on the flight deck, that consisted of a relay between five different events, including pipe-patching repair; de-smoking a space; chemical-biological-radiological (CBR) response and firefighting ensemble (FFE) dress-out […]

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

    College students from around the world will have a hand in shaping the future of ocean robotics as they compete in the first Maritime RobotX Challenge, which takes place Oct. 24-26 in Singapore. Fifteen teams from five countries and three continents have journeyed to Marina Bay for the event, sponsored by the Office of Naval […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    ASC and its partners have welcomed the opportunity to compete for SEA 1654 Phase 3 – Combat Support ships. ASC’s Aegir 18A proposal would see work allocated to shipyards across Australia including Williamstown, Victoria; Newcastle, New South Wales; and Osborne, South Australia. Speaking from the 2013 Pacific International Maritime Exhibition at Darling Harbour on Tuesday, ASC […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Industry news

    BAE Systems and AVX Aircraft Company have combined expertise in system and subsystem integration and rotorcraft design to compete for the U.S. Navy’s Medium Range Maritime Unmanned Aerial System (MRMUAS). The MRMUAS will provide a multi-intelligence, reconfigurable platform for operation from all air-capable ships. The joint team recently submitted its response to the Navy’s Broad […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Training & Education

      A fantastic start to the Arafura games has seen Navy bring home bronze in the men’s triathlon held in Darwin on May 8. Thirty athletes representing the Australian Defence Organisation (ADO) rose early on the first day of competition to test their skills against participants from the 45 competing nations. During the competition they […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Russia is creating a new conventional submarine, which will be equipped with a unique engine that will enable the vehicle to compete with nu… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ruvr,March 21, 2011;

  • 20 June 2011
    Industry news

      Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the tender had been released for a five-year contract for the repair and maintenance of the Navy’s eight Anzac Class frigates. The contract is worth approximately $300 million. Four companies or joint ventures have been short-listed to compete for the work — BAE Systems, Babcock/UGL […]

  • 20 February 2020

    Unmanned maritime system contractor Peraton has won a spot on an up to 10-year, USD 982.1 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract (IDIQ-MAC) to support the US Navy’s Unmanned Surface Vehicle Family of Systems. Earlier this month, a number of companies were selected by the navy for IDIQ-MAC. Companies on the IDIQ-MAC, managed by Naval Sea […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Crew members from HMS Illustrious had a very different type of run ashore in Dublin during a recent visit. A team of over 20 runners from the amphibious helicopter carrier competed in the Dublin 10 km night run last weekend. The event, organised by Tourism Ireland, took 5,700 runners on a circuit of the Irish […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander, Naval Forces Europe-Africa announced the Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) at Naval Support Activity Naples, Feb. 22. Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, recognized Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 1st Class Joshua K. Mathison as the Sea SOY, and Yeoman 1st Class Nicholas Wilson as the Shore SOY for 2012. Mathison, […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The Best Ship Contest started at Caspian Flotilla (CF) under direction of CF Chief of Staff RADM Vitaly Mikhailov on March 1. According to the contest’s conditions, at the first stage crews will demonstrate their skills and team-play during onboard drills. Estimation of the crew actions depends on issues, i.e. preparation of a ship for […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) claims that building submarines in Australia can be as cheap as building them in Germany. According to News Corp Australia Network, global chairman of TKMS Dr Hans Atzpodien and Australian chairman Dr John White said that the project to build 12 submarines for Australia will create a great opportunity for […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Kitrons has, through its subsidiary Kitron AS in Arendal, Norway, received an order from Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace for military communications equipment.   The order is related to contracts KONGSBERG has signed with Raytheon for supplying the NASAMS air-defence system to Oman. Kitron will supply various communications products, and production will be done at Kitron’s […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Four submariners from HMS Trenchant were among the hot shots at this year’s Plymouth and Scotland Skill At Arms shooting competition held at HMS Raleigh.   The team, consisting of Leading Engineering Technician (LET) ‘Tanzy’ Lee and Engineering Technicians (ET) Kenny Trubshaw, Damien Harris and Lewis Morgan, were all presented with their marksmanship badges in […]

  • 24 November 2014

    US Navy Region Southwest (NRSW) named its 2014 Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum, Nov. 21. Nominees from 11 different installations throughout the region came together in San Diego to compete for the honor of becoming NRSW Sailor of the Year. The ceremony was the culmination of several […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Pacific Fleet announced the selection of Steelworker 1st Class Louis Salazar as the 2011 Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY) and Navy Diver 1st Class Andrew Strause as the 2011 Shore SOY during a luncheon at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu, March 30. Prior to announcing the winners of the competition, Adm. Cecil […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Tough love, long hours and relentless travel may be what characterises a posting to the Sea Training Group (STG), but so too does passion, patience, adaptability and subject matter expertise, as was observed during HMAS Ballarat’s Unit Readiness Evaluation, from 29 to 30 July. Members of the “Green Team” (identified by the wearing of green […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed Core Training I (CT I), July 7. CT I is intended to train and assess the carrier’s training teams and watch standers in requisite warfare areas with emphasis on competencies such as damage control, navigation and training teams. “[CT I] ensures that the […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Representing the U.S. Navy, Team “Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead” was named the 2012 All-Military Wilderness Challenge champions, Oct. 6, with a winning overall time of 7:11:13. Defending champions, Team “HT-18B” from Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Milton, Fla., came in second with a time of 7:24:01 and Team “MCAS New River Patriots” from […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Team Navy/Coast Guard warrior athletes competing in the 2012 Warrior Games began a week of pre-competition training in Colorado Springs, Colo. utilizing training facilities at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base, and other local venues, April 24. The one-week training camp will help the athletes acclimate to the 7,000-foot altitude and […]

  • 5 November 2014

    A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) departs the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) during Bold Alligator 2014. Bold Alligator is intended to improve Navy and Marine Corps amphibious core competencies. Working with coalition, NATO, allied and partner nations is a necessary investment in the current and future readiness of our forces. […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics’ division NASSCO-Norfolk a $21 million contract to carry out extended dry-docking selected restricted availability on USS Gonzalez (DDG 66). This availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. This is a “long-term” availability and was competed on a coast-wide (East […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Within the framework of its international development, DCNS proposes to guide its clients in the acquisition and maintenance of competencies, through the instruction and training of their crews. Training on the coordination of Diving Safety or on the control and monitoring of a nuclear steam supply system, simulating a torpedo attack, placing trainees in critical […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) for Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet were announced today following a week of events where 10 SOY candidates representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community competed for the distinguished title. The 2012 Sea Sailor of the Year was awarded to Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS) […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Training & Education

      American destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrives at Russia’s Pacific Fleet main naval base Vladivostok on Saturday, Oct 1. This will be the second call of US Navy ship to the capital city of Primorsky Krai in the current year. The crew of frigate USS Ford visited Vladivostok early in July 2011. Main purpose of the […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    A small team of professors from Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, Calif. came aboard the deployed amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) to train the crew with their Regional Security Education Program (RSEP) from Aug. 25th to Aug. 29th. After the October 2000 USS Cole attack, the former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern […]