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  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Irish Air Corps catches on camera a spectacular view from their plane while bringing a special passenger home from London on an air ambulance on February 21.   [mappress] Naval Today Staff, February 24, 2014; Image: Irish Air Corps

  • 6 December 2018

    A US Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet collided with a KC-130 Hercules tanker aircraft some 200 miles off the coast of Japan on December 6, the United States Marine Corps has confirmed. Two of overall seven service members who were aboard the two aircraft as they crashed have been found and the search for the remaining five continues. Both rescued […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Shortly after the US Marine Corps ordered their first next-generation amphibious vehicles, a number of US Marines units started familiarizing themselves with the new assault amphibious vehicles during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). During the evolutions, the US Marines worked with Canadian and Mexican service members at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 29, […]

  • 20 August 2018

    The US Navy has identified a Marine who was reported missing from the USS Essex on August 9 has been identified as Cpl. Jonathan Currier. After a five-day search in the Mindanao Sea, which involved the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in addition to Philippine Coast Guard and Singaporean […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Marine Corps has selected the Norwegian Naval Strike Missile for a program that will allow the service to defend against enemy warships from the shore. According to a Raytheon announcement from May 7, the Kongsberg-developed Naval Strike Missile will be integrated US Marine Corps’ existing force structure under a $47.59 million contract. Another […]

  • 4 April 2018

    A US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier crashed during takeoff from Djibouti Ambouli International Airport on April 3, the US Navy said in a statement. The pilot is receiving medical care after ejecting and doctors said the pilot was in stable condition while being evaluated at Camp Lemonnier’s expeditionary medical facility. There are no reports of injuries to […]

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

    Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) participated in Navy-Marine Corps joint exercise Pacific Horizon from Oct. 20-28. Pacific Horizon is a scenario driven, simulation supported crisis response exercise designed to improve 1st MEB’s and ESG-3’s interoperability and strengthen Navy-Marine Corps relations by conducting an in-stream Maritime Pre positioning Force […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Groton, Connecticut has awarded Electric Boat Corp. a $13,2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded contract for procurement of Common Missile Compartment material.   The contractor will be purchasing various long lead time parts to support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio Replacement Program. […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Marine Corps Systems Command has selected BAE Systems as the preferred builder for the construction of amphibious combat vehicles (ACV) which will eventually replace the amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) currently in service. Following a successful Milestone C decision, a contract $198 million will allow BAE Systems to build 30 low rate production vehicles, […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade has begun a two-week amphibious training event in international waters off the African coast of Djibouti, the US Department of Defense said.  As explained, Alligator Dagger is the largest regional amphibious combat rehearsal to integrate and synchronize TF 51/5’s warfighting capabilities and those of adjacent US […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Corp. a $24.6 million for preliminary design for the thin line towed array handling system, detailed design, prototype manufacture and qualification tests in support of the Ohio Replacement Program. Thin line towed arrays are used by submarines for anti-submarine warfare. Similar arrays are used on the U.S. Navy Los Angeles (SSN-688 and […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pulled in to Naval Station Mayport Nov. 2, to be honored by the City of Jacksonville during its annual Week of Valor. The annual Week of Valor is a tribute to military members and their families. “The event celebrates the city of Jacksonville’s long-term relationship with the […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Harris Corporation an eight-year contract valued at up to $133 million to provide shipboard terminals that give crews access to high-bandwidth voice and data communications.   Under the agreement, Harris will provide up to 120 terminals in addition to the 70 terminals already delivered since 2008 under the indefinite delivery/indefinite […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The director of the Navy Nurse Corps and deputy chief, Wounded, Ill, and Injured, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, retired after 32 years of service during a change of office ceremony held at the Women in Service Memorial, Aug. 1. Rear Adm. Elizabeth Niemyer was relieved by Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, chief of […]

  • 13 September 2018

    The Republic of Korea Marine Corps (ROKMC) has unveiled the possibility of adding a large platform experimental-type ship and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in an effort to improve amphibious and surveillance capabilities, the country’s news agency Yonhap reported.  “We are considering building the LPX (large platform experimental)-type ship capable of carrying aircraft in close cooperation with […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) Company Europe worked alongside their Spanish and Italian counterparts to complete a two-week exercise in Morn, Spain. The exercise was named Lisa Azul and saw the participation of Spanish Marines from Tercio del Sur, Brigada de Infanteria de Marina, and Italian Marines from the San Marco Regiment. […]

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

    The 2014 National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) 42nd Annual Professional Development and Training Conference will be held at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, July 9-11.   The conference provides an opportunity to engage with the world’s largest gathering of African American Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. Events include educational and professional development workshops, seminars and […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics  completed its acquisition of Metro Machine Corp., a leading East Coast surface-ship repair company that supports the U.S. Navy fleet in Norfolk, Va. The value of the cash transaction has not been disclosed. Metro Machine Corp. now becomes part of the shipbuilding and repair operations of San Diego-based General Dynamics NASSCO, a […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Marine Corps units are wrapping up two weeks of joint drills as part of exercise Pacific Blitz 2019 in and off the coast of Southern California. The scenario-driven field-training exercise kicked off March 12 and is set to conclude on Tuesday, March 26. The exercise involved command and control of simultaneous amphibious […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Marine Corps recently tested a mine plow prototype on their Assault Breacher Vehicle, nicknamed “The Shredder”, during exercise Steel Knight in December 2017. The ABV conducted its first amphibious landing with a Modified Full Width Mine Plow prototype during the long-range breaching exercise in the western United States. In the future, this piece of equipment […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded a total of $225.3M for the development and production of a new Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV). SAIC, the American-based government contractor, received a $121.5M contract and BAE Systems recieved $103.7M for the build of initial 13 prototypes. The two companies won the bid against three other competitors, which […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Although the US Navy and Marine Corps are working to rebuild the readiness of their forces while growing and modernizing their aging fleet of ships and aircraft, achieving readiness recovery goals will take years.  This is due to the fact that both services continue to be challenged to rebuild readiness amid continued operational demands, the US Government […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Electric Boat Corp., based in Groton, Conn., has received a 121.84 million contract for additional long lead time material associated with the second fiscal 2014 Virginia-class submarine (SSN 793) and the two fiscal 2015 Virginia-class submarines (SSN 774 and SSN 795). The contract stipulates provision of additional long lead time material for steam and electric […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      A senior naval commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Sunday that his forces are equipped with modern short and medium… (peopledaily) [mappress] Source: peopledaily, July 4, 2011;

  • 24 October 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division hosted Gen. James Amos, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, and Bonnie Amos Tuesday to meet with shipbuilders on the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27). Mrs. Amos is the ship’s sponsor. “Today, I thanked the Ingalls shipbuilders who are building LPD 27, and I got a promise from […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The commandant of the Colombian Marine Corps, toured USS Rushmore (LSD 47) Sept. 13 to learn about the amphibious missions and capabilities of the U.S. Navy. Brig. Gen. Luis Gomez was joined by Rear Adm. Gerard Hueber, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 3, along with 43 Colombian officers from the Colombian Joint War College. “I […]

  • 6 October 2011

      The Marine Corps will deploy the Lockheed Martin and Kaman unmanned K-MAX®to Afghanistan next month. The decision follows the successful completion of a five-day Quick Reaction Assessment for the U.S. Navy’s Cargo Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. A formal report, released last week by Commander Operational Test and Evaluation Force, confirmed that the unmanned […]

  • 23 November 2012

    The Commander of United States Marine Corps (USMC) Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General Terry G Robling, visited Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) and paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Jesus C Millan on November 19, 2012. He was accompanied by Sergeant Major William T Stables, Command Sergeant Major of Marine Forces Pacific […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Head of the US Navy Supply Corps has paid a visit to HMS Raleigh to see the facilities used to train Royal Navy logisticians at the Defence Maritime Logistics School (DMLS). Rear Admiral Mark Heinrich and his senior team paid a two day visit to the Royal Navy training base in Torpoint. They were […]