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  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Navy’s Delta-class ballistic missile submarine ‘Tula’ left the hangar of the Zvezdochka shipyard on February 26, marking an important milestone in the refit process. According to the shipyard, the boat will now undergo systems calibration and equipment checks before it enters water for delivery to the Russian Navy in the fourth quarter of 2017. […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Navy has received a new Delta IV ballistic missile submarine ‘Podmoskovye’ after the boat spent 18 years undergoing refit and modernization at the Zvezdochka shipyard. The Project 667BDRM Delfin-class (NATO classification: Delta IV) submarine had its missile compartment removed and is now capable of deploying “mini-submarines” with the aim of counteracting U.S. and […]

  • 28 December 2017

    The Russian Navy’s fourth Delta-IV class ballistic missile submarine ‘Tula’ has completed her overhaul at the Zvezdochka shipyard and is now en route to her homeport in Murmansk where she will re-enter service with the Northern Fleet. Tula spent the past two years undergoing repair and modernization works in Severodvinsk. The shipbuilder said the submarine […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Industry news

    Russia based Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk, on 26th December, 2014, held a keel laying ceremony for the nuclear-powered Borey-A class submarine (Project 955A) “Generalissimos Suvorov”, according to the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, first VP of the USC Group Leonid Strugov, the naval architercture and marine engineering firm Rubin’s CEO Igor Vilnit, Sevmash Director […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Navy’s Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Program successfully completed a Hardware Delta Preliminary Design Review (PDR) in conjunction with the prime contractor, Raytheon, in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, May 21.   The Hardware Delta PDR was the first major design review on this contract. Completed on schedule, this “delta” review was focused on design updates […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The lead ship of the Russian Navy’s Project 955 Borey-class submarines test fired the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Russian defense ministry said on Monday.  ‘Yuriy Dolgorukiy’ fired the ICBM from a submerged position in the Barents Sea towards a test range in Kamchatka. According to the defense ministry, the confirmed control data showed that the ICBM […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    SSBN K-51 Verkhoturye recommissioned into the Northern Fleet. The Project 667 class submarine (NATO Delta 4) arrived at the main nuclear submarine base… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 7, 2013; Image: tsushima

  • 7 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines will resume patrols in international waters in June 2012, said Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky. “On June 1 or a bit later, we will resume permanent patrols of nuclear strategic submarines in the World Ocean”, said Vysotsky on Feb 3 at Navy command briefing. Since 1984, annual number of […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Russian Navy has shared a video of its lead Borei-class submarine Yuriy Dolgorukiy firing a salvo of four RSM-56 Bulava submarine launched ballistic missiles (SLBM). The test took place on May 22 and saw the Project 955 submarine launch the SLBMs towards the Kura testing range from a submerged position in the White Sea. The Russian […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      In accordance with official data exchange under START-3 treaty, the US State Department published information on numbers of nuclear warheads available to the Russian Federation and the US, as well as amount of deployed and non-deployed carriers. According to the promulgated data, as of Feb 5, 2011 Russia has 537 deployed carriers with 1,537 […]

  • 4 September 2015

    The South African Naval River Class Coastal Minehunter, SAS UMHLOTI, held a Change of Command ceremony on August 26, at Delta berth, SA Navy Dockyard, Simon’s Town. The ceremony started with the arrival of Flag Officer Fleet (FOF), Rear Admiral (R Adm) Bravo Mhlana. Commander (Cdr) B.E. Short handed over command to Lieutenant Commander (Lt Cdr) Z.P. Mabela, […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Industry news

    The Russian Navy will receive 40 new warships and auxiliary vessels in 2014, as reported by RIA Novosti. Deputy Commander of the Navy, Rear Admiral Viktor Bursuk said that the Navy would commission two new submarines into the fleet during this year. The first submarine is a Borey-class nuclear powered submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, which […]

  • 25 May 2017

    The crew of U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) started their deployment departing Naval Station Norfolk on May 23. USS James E. Williams will be conducting a regularly-scheduled deployment to perform maritime operations in the Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. “Sailors have worked hard to prepare for […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), with its Gold Crew aboard, returned home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor April 12 after a 70-day strategic deterrent patrol. “The crew performed great over a very demanding refit and patrol,” said Cmdr. Mike Fisher, Gold Crew commanding officer. “Their enthusiasm and high morale was recognized by […]

  • 6 September 2018

    The German Navy’s corvette Oldenburg (F263) is to deploy to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).  The ship is scheduled to leave its homeport Warnemünde with its Delta crew on September 10, 2018, according to the navy. The patrol of the coast of Lebanon comes twelve months after the previous deployment, Corvette captain Thorsten Vögler said, adding […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy corvette ‘Erfurt’ returned to her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on June 11 after a 17-month deployment. Having a ship spend 17 months deployed without returning home was important for the German Navy as it was able to test the ‘intensive use’ principle for the corvettes where four crews man one ship. The K 130 corvette […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Philippines: AGHAM Calls for Naval, Ship-Building Self-Reliance In light of the recent Tubbataha incident, activist scientist group AGHAM or Advocates of Science and Technology for the People called on the Philippine government to build a national ship-building industry that will strengthen the country’s capacity to protect its own territory and marine resources.   VIDEO: […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap April 12, concluding a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific. “It’s great to be back – we all missed our families,” said Cmdr. Ian Johnson, USS Connecticut commanding officer. Family members cheered as Connecticut arrived at Pier Delta and […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Carrier Strike Group 12’s commander visited Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during an underwater hub change out at Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 5. Rear Adm. Andrew L. Lewis observed divers who were using a new cofferdam to perform the change out. MARMC Dive Teams Delta […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada has awarded a contract valued at CA$35 million to Zodiac Hurricane Technologies of Delta, B.C. for the acquisition of 30 new multi-role boats for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).

  • 11 September 2014

    During the Selfridge Air National Guard Base Open House and Airshow the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, delta pilots performed various maneuvers in an aerial salute to forward deployed forces.   Here we bring you images of their Fleur De Lis maneuver and Loop Break Cross maneuver. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Industry news

    Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Verkhoturye on March 24 was withdrawn from covered slipway of JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center, reports the yard’s press service. Project 667BDRM Delfin (on NATO classification – Delta-IV) nuclear-powered subs are basic assets of Russia’s maritime nuclear deterrence force. Their construction was started in 1981 at Sevmash shipyard. In total, […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Training & Education

    U.S. Naval Recruit Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen boarded the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) July 20 for Career Orientation and Training for Midshipmen, or CORTRAMID. CORTRAMID is a four-week familiarization of four naval warfare communities for third class midshipmen, or midshipmen who just completed their first year of college. During […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Numerous naval and coast guard assets participated in Helcom Balex Delta 2018, a major Baltic operational exercise in oil spill response. Coordinated by the Swedish Coast Guard and backed by the EU, the exercise took place in the waters of Karlskrona from August 27 to 31, 2018. Balex Delta is an annual oil response exercise […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) Dive Team Delta replaced hub software and sealed oil leaks on USS Elrod’s (FFG 55) propeller, at Naval Station Norfolk, the week of Aug. 11.   Elrod recently returned from deployment when Dive Team Delta began disassembling the propeller in late July, after finding oil leaking out of the hub […]

  • 25 December 2018

    Unidentified Venezuelan Navy vessels have intercepted a research vessel operating in Guyana waters under a contract with ExxonMobil. Guyana’s foreign ministry said the Ramform Tethys was intercepted by the Venezuelan navy at 10.30 hours on Saturday December 22, 2018. The vessel, flagged by the government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, was contracted to conduct […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU 1) Beach Party Team (BPT) Delta returned to homeport Feb. 23 after completing a seven-month deployment with the Makin Island Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG) to the U.S. 5th Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of operation. After several months of predeployment work-ups, BPT Delta departed San Diego on July 25, […]

  • 2 March 2015

    The guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) rescued six stranded fishermen set adrift in the western Caribbean Sea when their ship experienced engine trouble on Feb. 21. The all-Colombian crew was stranded aboard their fishing vessel DELTA 1 when their diesel engine suffered a catastrophic failure 175 miles northwest of Cartagena, Colombia. Their safety was […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Vice Admiral Matthieu Borsboom paid a visit to South America for, among other things, a three-day meeting with his Brazilian counterpart, Admiral Julio Soares Moura Neto. This ‘navy-to-navy’ visit, now completed, was characterised by the friendly relations and mutual cooperation between the 2 navies. Talks were held with the Brazilians regarding more cooperation in the […]