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  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The second of two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers, HMS Prince of Wales, has reached a milestone in her program with the arrival of her first dedicated senior naval officer, Captain Ian Groom, on May 23, 2016. As the title of senior naval officer suggests, Captain Groom is the Royal Navy’s man in charge of […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Equipment & technology

    SES announced on January 13th that it plans to launch a dedicated satellite for governmental use in partnership with the Luxembourg Government in late 2017. A Luxembourg-based company jointly held by SES and the Luxembourg Government is planned to own and operate the new spacecraft. The Luxembourg Government and SES would each invest EUR 50 […]

  • 18 June 2014

    In his first visit to an operational military formation after assuming office, the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated the country’s new aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya to the Nation.   The Prime Minister embarked the aircraft carrier at sea off Goa, which was operating in the company of ten other frontline warships of the Indian […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The events off Libya brought recognition to some of the personnel involved in that long and demanding operation. And further east the work in the Gulf and Iraq has won plaudits for other RN sailors. Lt Cdr James Byron has been recognised with one of the top three military honours – the Distinguished Service Cross […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    ASRY, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has launched a new department dedicated to military projects called the Navy Defence and Industrial Projects (NDIP) Department.   The specialised team, headed by Anthony Haile, formerly of the UK Royal Navy is expanding ASRY’s strong experience in the defence sector to become […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Industry news

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has broadened its capability in ship design with the establishment of a new team dedicated to the development of naval ship designs. Rolls-Royce has been at the forefront of innovative ship design for nearly 40 years, designing over 800 vessels, used mainly in the commercial sector. This new team […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Military leaders, government officials, staff and friends gathered for the dedication of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, at Bethesda (WRNMMC), Nov. 10 The facility is the world’s largest military hospital with more than 2.4 million sq. ft. of clinical space, providing care to about a million beneficiaries per year. Walter Reed Army […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Training & Education

    A key member of the team working on the UK’s strategic missile deterrent submarines has received an award for his dedication, professionalism and leadership during long service to the Royal Navy. At the end of 2012, after 33 years of exemplary service, Warrant Officer1 Jeff Griffiths left the Royal Navy having been awarded a valedictory […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) headquarters officially opened its recently redesigned, renovated and renamed building with a ceremony April 20 at the Washington Navy Yard. With a nod to NAVSEA’s mission, Building 197 will be known as the Humphreys Building, named in honor of Joshua Humphreys, the original designer of the U.S. Navy’s first six […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Industry news

      Union Shipping Minister Sh. Vasan has dedicated the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) for the Gulf of Kachchh to the nation, at Kandla Port in Gujarat. The concept, design and implementation of the entire scheme were done by the Directorate General of Lighthouses & Lightships (DGLL) team, under the Ministry of Shipping. VTS is a […]

  • 13 November 2012

    The Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) gate through which all friends and families of newly-minted Sailors arrive for recruit graduations was renamed in a formal ceremony, Nov. 9, for former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) retired Adm. Vern Clark. As CNO, Clark was responsible for most of the Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes recapitalization, […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy announced it completed a successful flight test of the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) off the west coast of Hawaii. During the March 15 flight test, designated Vigilant Hunter, the AN/SPY-6(V) AMDR searched for, detected and maintained track on a short-range ballistic missile target launched from the Pacific Missile Range […]

  • 6 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., visited Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., for the dedication of the Coast Guard’s newest fleet of Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). Sen. Landrieu, chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, was instrumental in acquiring $358 million in the FY 2012 federal spending bill for Bollinger Shipyards to build six FRCs […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

    The last of the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Landing Platforms, HMAS Kanimbla (II), was decommissioned at her homeport of Garden Island, in Sydney, today. Kanimbla’s dedicated service was acknowledged in a traditional ceremony attended by the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AM, CSC, RAN and past and present crew. During the ceremony the Australian […]

  • 27 May 2013

    Shipmates and Navy Families, Memorial Day is a time for Americans to reconnect with our history and core values by honoring those who gave their lives for the ideals we cherish. It is vital to recall how much was given to allow us the enjoyment of each day in freedom. I encourage each of you […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the US Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens and his wife, Theresa Stevens, thanked Navy Obudsman for the support and dedication provided to US  Sailors, families and the navy in general. “For the past 43 years, Ombudsmen have been an irreplaceable resource for our Sailors, while serving as an information link between […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A new centre containing facilities to support the British Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers is nearing completion at Portsmouth Naval Base. Mark Lancaster, Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans visited Portsmouth Naval Base to see how it is preparing to accommodate the Royal Navy’s two new 65,000-tonne aircraft carriers. The Queen Elizabeth Class Centre of Specialisation […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Rear Admiral Duncan Potts, Commander United Kingdom Maritime Force, presented WO1 AWT Nick Payne MBE, Executive Warrant Officer (EWO) in HMS Montrose with the clasp to his Long Service and Good Conduct medal – marking 30 years of unblemished, dedicated service. Seaman Radar Nicholas John Payne joined the Royal Navy in September 1982 at the […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The RK beach of Visakhapatnam is home to a unique monument dedicated to the city by the Naval fraternity, The Kursura Submarine Museum.   The ex-Soviet ‘FOXTROT’ class submarine served the nation for a span of 31 years from 18 December 1969 to 28 February 2001 and was part of the 1971 operations. After having […]

  • 20 April 2020

    The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Vermont (SSN 792), the 19th Virginia-class attack submarine, April 18. Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was canceled due to public health restrictions on large public gatherings, the Navy commissioned USS Vermont administratively and transitioned the boat to normal operations. “This Virginia-class fast-attack submarine will continue the proud naval legacy […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Thursday hosted a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of the first of a new class of US Navy oilers. The oilers will be known as the John Lewis-class, after the lead ship in the class. USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) is expected to be completed by November 2020 […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The American and Italian flags flew side-by-side at half-mast as a blanket of silence fell upon the hundreds of Sailors, civilians and local nations who reflected upon the nearly 3,000 lives lost and sacrifices made Sept. 11, 2001. A remembrance ceremony was held on the U.S. Naval Support Activity base in Capodichino, commemorating the 12th […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence of Canada, along with the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs and other dignitaries, participated yesterday in the unveiling of the Korea Memorial Monument in Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, Ontario.   “We must always remain grateful to our veterans of the Korean War, which was one […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced the establishment of the Acquisition and Commonality directorate April 14.   The new directorate, led by Rear Adm. Thomas Kearney, focuses on lowering acquisition costs and reducing the number of unique components such as valves in the Navy’s ships and systems. It also increases the sea service’s ability to […]

  • 29 August 2016

    The US Navy’s newest submarine was delivered to the Navy with nearly 100 percent on board material August 26, thanks to the collaboration between the ship’s supply department and Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk, Groton Division. According to Assistant Division Director Lt. Joseph Aiello, USS Illinois (SSN 786) was delivered […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Training & Education

    In recognition of Earth Day 2013, Naval Magazine Indian Island (NMII) is utilizing a herd of goats as an eco-friendly method of invasive vegetation control at NMII, April 15 through mid-June. More than 100 goats from more than nine different breeds are being employed to remove noxious weeds and shrubs without using heavy machinery or […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir George Zambellas, has visited a facility in Portsmouth dedicated to the advancement of maritime technology. Adm Zambellas visited the Centre for Maritime Intelligent Systems (CMIS), in Portsdown Technology Park, to see some of the cutting edge technology focussed on using unmanned boats, underwater vehicles and aircraft in a maritime […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Capt. Joseph McGuiness was relieved by Capt. Steve Teschendorf as the commander for Coast Guard Sector Ste. Sainte Marie, Mich., Tuesday, at a ceremony at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie. Sector Sault Ste. Marie is responsible for all Coast Guard missions — including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, aids to navigation, […]

  • 19 June 2019

    US Navy’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) dedicated its new submarine maintenance facility on June 14. This marked the next step in the NNSY’s realization of the Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Plan that will enhance the ability of the four public shipyards to meet the mission of delivering ships back to the fleet on time and within […]