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  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore navy are engaged in the underway portion of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore July 26, and have already exercised multiple tactical engagements during their annual bilateral maritime exercise. The two navies conducted tactical maneuvering drills over the weeklong underway period, to include the ship anti-submarine warfare […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Equipment & technology

    Managing and reducing waste aboard the Royal Navy’s new 65,000 tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is a complex task considering her size and the number of personnel she will be carrying. In charge of the process is the Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS) which has been put to the test during the carrier’s sea trials. […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Royal Navy air and sea power combined on the sands of Cornwall at the weekend as a large scale beach landing was played out in Carlyon Bay. The ‘wader exercise’ – a landing in slow time – tested the ability of the forces involved in the key Cougar deployment to work together on complex manoeuvres […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMS Monmouth has successfully undocked and moved out of the Devonport Frigate Refit Complex, marking the first major key date in her extensive upgrade period. Monmouth, known informally as the ‘Black Duke’ after James Scott, the Duke of Monmouth, entered refit at the beginning of the year and after a significant amount of structural work […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Transas-Naval Academy partnership started in 2001 when Transas Marine supplied its Navigational, later Engine Room and GMDSS simulators to the Academy. In July 2012, Transas Marine has signed a contract with the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy for the extension and upgrade of the Transas Navigational and GMDSS simulators, and a long-term update/upgrade, service, support and […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Republic of Singapore navies met in Guam for the beginning of Pacific Griffin 2019, the two nations’ most advanced naval training. The two-week maritime exercise starts September 27 and will take place in the waters near Guam. The exercise is an extension of the longstanding bilateral engagement, Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Darwin has successfully exercised complex ship and air launched torpedo delivery during the multinational maritime exercise RIMPAC 2012. Firing one MK46 torpedo from Darwin and two Mk46 torpedos from embarked S-70B-2 Seahawk “Valkyrie”, Darwin demonstrated a combined ability to detect and counter a simulated submarine contact. The seven-metre, 2700 pound MK-30 Mod 1 target, […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake declared open the new Naval Legal Services Office Complex at the Naval Headquarters on 30th April 2012. Director General Legal Services & Judge Advocate General Rear Admiral WWJS Fernando, Commander Western Naval Area Rear Admiral DS Udawatte, senior officers attached to NHQ and Acting Director […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    United States Air Force and Navy leadership gathered Jan. 11 to attend a “Topping Out” ceremony for the Mission Support Group (MSG) Complex currently under construction at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La. A “Topping Out” is typically held when the last piece of structural steel is placed on a building under construction. This is […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      In a dramatic turn HMS Invincible, the decommissioned Royal Navy aircraft carrier which was being towed to Turkey to be scrapped, was late… (chronicle) [mappress] Source: chronicle, April 1, 2011;

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The first Royal Navy establishment overseas in nearly half a century will be ready for sailors and marines to move into by November, the Royal Navy said. Workers are on track to complete the future HMS Jufair in Bahrain that will provide accommodation, welfare and support facilities for up to 300 military personnel and RN/RFA ships […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    British engineers constructing the Royal Navy’s largest ever warships have invented a novel mobile application to help them find their way around one of the most complex workplaces in the world.   Although getting lost at work isn’t an issue for most people, experts at BAE Systems working on the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command awarded Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News an $18,3 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the advance planning of USS George Washington (CVN 73) refueling complex overhaul (RCOH). This contract modification adds material and increases the level of effort during the first year of advance planning. It will provide for […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7 completed their annual Fleet Synthetic Training – Joint Exercise (FST-J) 15-72 aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) April 20-24. FST-J brings together the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines into a computer-based synthetic training environment designed to simulate complex, real-world scenarios and threats. This also allows […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) on August 25 for its 10-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA), which will officially begin September 27. “Because Truman’s last availability at NNSY was condensed, significant maintenance was deferred, making this a large and complex availability,” said Deputy Project […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division announced that it has reintroduced steam to the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) to begin final testing of the ship’s steam-powered systems. Moored at Outfitting Berth 1 at Newport News, Lincoln is in the final stages of its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH). Shipbuilders and […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australia’s biggest warship completed the first of a series of intensive training and assessment periods on her way to being fully operational – HMAS Canberra is now ready to undertake disaster relief and permissive non-combatant evacuation operations. The man in charge of Navy’s training organisation, Commodore Michael Rothwell, says the significance and complexity of the period cannot […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier – the future HMS Prince of Wales – received its navigation bridge, five months ahead of schedule. The Aircraft Carrier Alliance which is in charge of constructing the two carriers said the delivery of the bridge was originally planned for March 2019. The Navigation Bridge is where […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines, together with Republic of Singapore Armed Forces kicked off the 22nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise at the Changi Naval Base, Singapore, on July 18. CARAT Singapore 2016 will consist of nearly two weeks of shore-based and at-sea training engagements in multiple warfare areas. The exercise is focused on […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Industry news

    In addition to production of shipborne equipment for submarine and surface ships, machine-building complex of JSC Sevmash shipyard increases…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 07, 2012; Image: sevmash

  • 10 July 2014

    Sailors from the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) had the privilege of attending a special employee-led tour of the Newport News Shipyard, July 2.   The primary purpose of the tour was to recognize the excellent work being done by the Sailors nominated as the Lincoln’s Sailors of the Quarter. The awardees, Personnel Specialist 1st […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Industry news

    Expert group of the Social Council subordinated to director of Russian defense industrial complex Dmitry Rogozin has prepared analytical report “Russia as… [mappress] Russian Navy, December 21, 2012

  • 27 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Royal Navy is to benefit from a new highly advanced anti-ship missile thanks to a £500m investment (circa USD 831.4 million) from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and French Government.   Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy) (FASGW(H)) missiles use sophisticated homing technology to attack small and medium sized targets and will be carried […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Bangladesh Navy kicked off the 24th iteration of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in Chittagong, Bangladesh, November 4. Sailors and marines across five ships including a guided missile frigate and patrol craft from the Bangladesh Navy, and a maritime patrol aircraft and dry cargo ship USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have kicked off the Malaysia phase of the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. and the armed forces of nine ASEAN member-countries. CARAT is a series of bilateral naval exercises between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Canadian government has started one of the country’s largest and most complex procurement projects by announcing the start of a design competition for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) fleet. Irving Shipbuilding, the prime contractor for the project, released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for pre-qualified companies. As it was announced earlier in the year, the future combatants will be […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A&P Groups Tyne Facility has recently been awarded a £3 million project from BAE Systems for the fabrication of submarine sections.   The scope of work will involve a number of complex structures, requiring the use of build jigs to maintain the accuracy during construction. The completed structures will be shipped back to BAE Systems […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The first Russian coastal missile system (CMS) Bal has entered service with the Russian Navy’s Caspian Flottila (CF). The ceremonial transfer to the CF took place in the country’s Republic of Dagestan, the Ministry of Defence said on January 30. As explained, CMS Bal is intended for shore defence of places of permanent deployment of […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) welcomed the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip M. Breedlove, and the Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), Vice Admiral James Foggo, to observe MARCOM’s full operational capability (FOC) certification Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL. The exercise tests the headquarters staff’s abilities to manage a joint multinational operation […]