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  • 21 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In 2015 Swedish Navy joined an organization called the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI) formed by five EU nations in 2000. The initiators were France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK. The aim of this organization is to strengthen the interoperability of European forces and optimize and improve European amphibious operations capabilities through training and exercises. […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Finnish Navy said it would be joining the European exercise Emerald Move 16 which is set to take place in Italy in September and October. The main objective of the exercise is to showcase the participating countries’ ability to command and maintain augmented amphibious brigade-level units and develop the interoperability of participating units and staffs during […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships and personnel from eight European countries are set to begin the second European amphibious exercise Emerald Move 2016 (ERMO) off the coast of the Italian island of Sardinia on Monday, October 3. The ERMO 16 is an undertaking of the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI), an organization which aims to strengthen the interoperability of European forces and […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    European naval ships and personnel spent the last two weeks honing their amphibious assault skills during the Italian-hosted Emerald Move 2016 which concluded today. Emerald Move is organized by the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI) while the Italian Navy was in command of the 2016 edition of the exercise for this year. About 4000 men and women […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) will depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Tuesday, April 2 for an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship’s departure, originally planned for Feb. 28, was deferred to better refine sequestration planning and execution. Commanded by Cmdr. Justin Orlich, the ship and its crew of nearly 280 Sailors […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab in collaboration with Elcome Marine Services announced the successful implementation of National Automatic Identification System Network in India. Saab announced the successful implementation of National Automatic Identification System (NAIS) on the Indian coastline for India’s Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships (DGLL), which will also be used by Indian Navy, […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations April 6 after departing Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 2 for an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Chung-Hoon is expected to carry out various missions to support the nation’s maritime strategy and theatre security operations to […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    North Atlantic Industries (NAI) was awarded a contract for the delivery of advanced, rugged intelligent I/O and communications subsystem for Data Acquisition and Control solutions for the U.S. Navy’s Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) Program. The SSC is the successor to the Navy’s extremely versatile Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicle, which is nearing its expected service […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Industry news

      The new midsize range of Wärtsilä waterjet solutions features convenient ‘plug & play’ installation that simplifies the shipyard work. This series features inboard hydraulics, as standard, for ease of maintenance and better economic and environmental performance.   Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a new series of waterjet solutions. This new […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 2 on an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship’s departure, originally planned for Feb. 28, was deferred to better refine sequestration planning and execution. Commanded by Cmdr. Justin Orlich, the ship and its crew of nearly 280 Sailors will conduct […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (WSS) awarded a $6.9 million Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract to AAI Logistics & Technical Services Jan. 29. This Firm Fixed Price (FFP) competitive contract renewal delivers supply support for 112 line items of repairable and consumable hydraulic components for the EA-6B Prowler Electronics Warfare (EW) aircraft. “This contract delivers affordable […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Research & Development

    Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, will develop innovative solutions to protect ships of the Canadian Navy against new types of asymmetric threats. Under the designation LOCATES (= Laser Optical Countermeasures and Surveilllance Against Threat Environment Scenarios), the Defence Research Development Canada (DRDC), Valcartier, Québec, awarded Cassidian a contract to apply new technologies […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

      EADS North America has delivered the fourth and final Airbus Military CN235-300 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) to be supplied to the Mexican Navy under a U.S. Coast Guard managed foreign military sales agreement. The Coast Guard employs the CN235-300 in the HC-144A Ocean Sentry configuration for a range of missions, including search and rescue, […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS), an ISO 9001:2008,  a certified supplier and manufacturer of COTS multifunction displays for marine’s integrated platform management system (IPMS) and integrated bridge system (IBS) applications, has unveiled new COTS Marine and Naval Multifunction Displays for advanced monitoring and control applications. AIS marine display monitors with rugged touch screen interface comply with […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    DGA, the French General Directorate for Armament, announced that it has started a new testing campaign for its unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), Dassault nEUROn. The aim of this round of testing, as DGA said, is to study the use of the UCAV in a naval context. DGA said the campaign would also include sea trials aboard […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) honored Sailors of the Fletcher-class destroyer USS Sigsbee (DD 502), April 16. The ceremony was held on Chung-Hoon’s forecastle to pay respects to the 23 Sailors whose lives were lost when a kamikaze suicide plane struck Sigsbee April 14, 1945 during the Battle of Okinawa. “Today […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Pearl Harbor-based Aegis-class guided missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) will visit Hilo, Hawaii, April 10-12 to participate in the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival. USS Chung-Hoon will greet the Merrie Monarch Royal Court during a pierside welcome ceremony at Hilo Harbor Pier 1 on Friday, April 10 at 11 a.m. Chung-Hoon is a guided-missile […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) a $630 million contract for the delivery of LRSAM air and missile defense systems for four Indian Navy ships, the Israeli company announced on Sunday. LRSAM is an air and missile defense system under joint development by IAI and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in collaboration with IAI […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Helicopter pilots of the U.S. Army’s 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (25th CAB) participated in training operations with the Pearl Harbor based guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70). Army pilots landed OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters as well as UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters aboard Lake Erie while a mixed flight deck crew of Sailors […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) evacuated a mariner from a U.S. Army logistics support vessel (LSV) in the early hours of May 15. After reaching the LSV, Lake Erie deployed an embarked helicopter to retrieve the distressed mariner. The mariner was brought aboard Lake Erie, and his condition was assessed in […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Hawaii-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) will return June 16, from a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific.   “While on deployment, Lake Erie leveraged her accomplishments and proficiencies on the test range and defended the homeland and our allies on multiple Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) operations,” said Lake Erie Commanding […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    India’s state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) an additional, $777 million contract for the delivery on Naval Barak 8 surface to air missiles for the Indian Navy. In September this year, BEL announced it received $1.2 billion in contracts from two shipyards to procure Barak missile defense systems for […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) is set to depart Naval Base San Diego on Monday for an independent deployment to Western Pacific and Middle East. Joined by an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49, Lake Erie will conduct maritime security operations and support theater cooperation efforts. Prior to setting […]

  • 6 January 2012

    EADS North America has received $9,800,000 hardware contract for 203 spare/repair parts in support of the Radio Frequency Distribution and Control System (RFDACS) Program. RFDACS provides a means of routing signals and information between the various antenna systems and other submarine communication subsystems. The work will be performed in Irvine, Calif, and is expected to […]

  • 1 August 2013

    A Royal Navy warship has been working alongside one of the US Navy’s mighty aircraft carriers in the Gulf of Oman. The Type 45 destroyer HMS Dragon joined the USS Nimitz and her carrier battle group as they conducted maritime security operations and offered support to US forces involved in Operation Enduring Freedom. Dragon and […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization has released a call for Expressions of Interest for Naval Vessels Repair and Maintenance Services. The Danish Defence has acquired a new Seahawk Helicopter and therefore, the 4 vessels of the Thetis class need modifications to accommodate these helicopters as well as new RHIBs (Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats) for the Navy. The […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Training & Education

      More than 100 Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) employees around the world gathered via video teleconference April 10, to learn how good nutrition fuels our Navy. “No matter what your fitness goals are, good nutrition can help improve your exercise performance, decrease your recovery time from strenuous exercise, prevent injuries due to fatigue, and […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) will showcase a dual-mode, manned/unmanned combat maritime vessel KATANA next week at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems exhibition in Florida, USA, according to the United Press International (UPI).   Operation of the KATANA can be remotely controlled by using an advanced command and control system as well as via a manned […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    INS Magen, the first of four Israeli Navy Sa’ar 6 corvettes, has been officially named in Germany. The ceremony took place at the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems yard in Kiel on May 23. The ship was named by Eti Sharvit, wife of Vice Admiral Eli Sharvit, Chief of the Israeli Navy, in presence of high-level representatives […]