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  • 12 March 2020

    An initial GBP 1 million (USD 1.3 million) contract has been awarded to Plymouth-based company MSubs Ltd to build a test submarine that will be used to explore the potential capabilities of larger uncrewed underwater vehicles in the future, the UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) said. Measuring about 30 feet in length, this extra-large […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK defense ministry is seeking proposals for the development of an autonomous version of an existing extra large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUUV). The development would be part of a Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) multi-year themed competition which will seek to develop a platform to understand the potential capabilities of an autonomous vehicle. The […]

  • 1 August 2018
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    Engineers could be able to view the status and predicted health of ships’ systems.

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has been given the task of returning NASA’s Orion capsule back to land after it returns from deep space missions and lands in the ocean. NASA’s ground systems development and operations program and U.S. Navy personnel have carried out a water recovery test, called Underway Recovery Test 5 (URT-5) using a test version […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is underway for the seventh Underway Recovery Test (URT) off the coast of Southern California in preparation for NASA’s Orion. URT is part of a US government interagency effort to safely practice and evaluate recovery processes, procedures, hardware and personnel in an […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Raytheon Company  developed Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System achieved a major milestone on the road to NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) launch with the successful completion of the NPP Compatibility Test 4 this August. This is the last major comprehensive test prior to the scheduled October launch. The compatibility test consisted […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

      A memorial to the heroes of the Channel Dash – a brave but forlorn attempt to stop German ships breaking through into the North Sea in 1942 – will be dedicated in Dover on Saturday. The memorial unveiling, attended by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, coincides with a three-day visit to the […]

  • 2 December 2014
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    San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed from Naval Base San Diego to retrieve NASA equipment in the Pacific Ocean, Dec. 1. Anchorage will use its amphibious capabilities to conduct an at-sea recovery of the Orion space capsule. NASA operatives will launch Orion into Earth’s orbit and wait for it to […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Seabees, attached to Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, finished helping NASA with moving and dissembling the Orion Boilerplate Test Article (BTA) for scheduled maintenance on Naval Base San Diego, April 16. NASA is currently preparing for Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), the first manned space flight to Mars slated for 2018. The BTA is a life-size test […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced the construction start of a second Dokdo-class amphibious assault ship on Friday, April 28. The keel-laying ceremony was held at Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. in Busan, according to DAPA. The first Dokdo-class ship, ROKS Dokdo, was built at the same shipyard as the second vessel in […]

  • 10 December 2019

    South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has signed a contract with local shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) for the construction of four high-speed hovercraft landing ships (LSF-II) for the Republic of Korea Navy. The contract is valued at KRW 310 billion (USD 260.1 million). The 90-ton air cushion vehicle newbuilds will be […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has awarded communications systems manufacturer eMARINE Global a second contract for the delivery of its warship electronic chart display & information system (WECDIS) for new Republic of Korea Navy patrol ships. In 2018, eMARINE Global delivered on the first phase of this project, installing its innovative […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Naval Base San Diego, Feb. 18, for an Underway Recovery Test (URT), a multi-agency mission in support of NASA’s Orion program.   The URT, led by Expeditionary Strike Group 3, is the second of two tests the Navy and NASA will conduct prior to the […]

  • 18 January 2018
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    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed San Diego on January 17 to carry out another Orion recovery test in collaboration with NASA. The underway recovery test (URT) Anchorage will conduct off the coast of Southern California is part of a US government interagency effort to practice and evaluate recovery […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully recovered NASA’s Orion capsule in the fourth test conducted ahead of the actual recovery mission in 2020. The latest test was completed on January 23. The underway recovery test-6 (URT-6) is part of a US government interagency effort to safely retrieve the Orion […]

  • 5 December 2016

    The Royal Australian Navy laser airborne depth sounder flight has deployed to assist in disaster relief efforts off the South Island of New Zealand. The Cairns-based flight has conducted a hydrographic survey of the sea floor in the coastal margins of the north-east coast of the South Island following the recent 7.9 magnitude earthquake near […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Senior project managers from NASA managing the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) visited San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), Sept. 12 in preparation for a test to retrieve the Orion space capsule in January off the coast of Southern California. NASA representatives met with Rear Adm. Frank Ponds, commander […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korea has completed the design phase of a new 5,200-ton submarine rescue ship, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on December 15. The project of developing a new submarine rescue ship, dubbed ASR-II, was initiated in November 2015 together with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The South Korean Navy […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin engineers have completed installation of a XLS-band antenna at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam that will allow military commanders to receive real time weather information for operational use. This is one in a series of six installations around the globe under the U.S. Air Force MARK IVB program with remaining antennas to […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    All members of the NATO alliance have, for the first time ever, adopted a recently-developed standard for underwater acoustic communications. The standard is called Janus and was developed by NATO Science and Technology Organization’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE). “This marks the first time that a digital underwater communication protocol has been acknowledged […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korea’s defense procurement agency DAPA has approved plans for the development and construction of the next batch of Republic of Korea Navy destroyers and submarines. More specifically, an additional three Sejong the Great-class destroyers (KDX-III) and three second-batch KSS-III submarines are to be built. According to DAPA, the new destroyers will be upgraded with […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The South Korean Navy has received its first naval training ship from shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC). This was announced by the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) on December 29. Hanjin began construction of the 45-meter catamaran vessel in July 2015. The company received another contract in 2017 to construct a second […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Researchers from Denmark, Canada and the US worked together recently to plant buoys into the Arctic Ocean to collect weather and oceanographic data to enhance forecasting and environmental models. The U.S National Ice Center (USNIC) coordinated with the Office of Naval Research, Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, the Danish Joint Arctic Command, Environmental and Climate […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) 1 reached the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station in Antarctica to take part in operation Deep Freeze 2017. Operation Deep Freeze is the military’s logistical support component of the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP), the nation’s research program on the southernmost continent. The annual mission, which NCHB 1 has been […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its new landing ship on August 1, according to an announcement from the country’s arms procurement agency DAPA. The Hyundai Heavy Industries-built ship is named ‘Cheon Ja Bong’ and is the second of overall four LST ships to be delivered to the Republic of Korea Navy. Cheon Wang Bong, […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy has received the first of eight Daegu-class (FFX II) frigates, ROKS Daegu (FFG-818), South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on Thursday. Daegu is expected to become operational in the second half of 2018. The frigate was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) and launched at DSME’s […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Lockheed Martin-built Orion Crew Module descends to the Pacific Ocean under its three main parachutes as part of the NASA’s Orion Program tests. The Orion spacecraft gently splashed down into the waters of the Pacific Ocean on Friday, December 5, completing the first test flight of NASA’s deep space exploration capsule. After a successful launch […]

  • 13 June 2018

    The Royal Australian Navy has deployed a laser airborne depth sounder (LADS) flight to deployment to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, for hydrographic surveys in the Kavieng and Rabaul regions. The five week is carried out with the aim of providing improved data that will be used to update the existing nautical charts used by all […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has awarded an Airbus-led group a contract for work on the French Navy’s fleet wide data network. In cooperation with Naval Group and Rohde & Schwarz, Airbus will maintain and adapt the existing IP network for the French naval forces. The intranet system is dubbed RIFAN 2 […]