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  • 21 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Raytheon-developed SPY-6(V)2 Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar that will be deployed on US Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships has been put to its first test. In a test conducted at the Surface Combat System Center at Wallops Island, the radar searched for, detected, identified and tracked numerous targets – including commercial aircraft, Raytheon […]

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

    The U.S. Navy, together with Raytheon, completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for the new Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar, confirming system development is on track for delivery to the designated ship classes. EASR is the U.S. Navy’s advanced radar for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships, providing simultaneous anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, and air traffic control mission capabilities. […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $92,069,954 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and manufacturing development of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar slated to be fitted on future aircraft carriers. According to Rear Admiral Thomas Moore, program executive officer for aircraft carriers, the new radars, which are expected to save the navy some $180 million, will […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy released a request for proposals (RFP) for the guided missile frigate FFG(X) detail design and construction contract on June 20. Now Austal, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Fincantieri Marinette Marine and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will compete for the contract to build the first 10 ships (one base ship and nine option ships). […]

  • 12 July 2017

    The U.S. Navy will be looking at multiple existing ship designs for its new frigate instead of focusing on simply up-gunning the troubled littoral combat ships, the service’s request for information has revealed. Published on July 10, 2017, the RFI outlines what the U.S. Navy wants the future Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)), as the frigate is […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has selected five contenders for its FFG(X) future frigate program and awarded them conceptual design contracts on February 16. The selected companies are Austal and Lockheed Martin with their adaptations of littoral combat ship designs, Huntington Ingalls Industries with its offshore patrol cutter-based frigate design, Fincantieri Marinette Marine with the FREMM frigate-based bid and General Dynamics […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Thursday 23 October HNLMS van Speijk hosted a group of sixteen students from the East African Standby Forces (EASF) of the African Union. HNLMS Van Speijk was berthed in front of the Seychelles Coast Guard Headquarters and the Dutch warship’s commanding officer welcomed the EASF students on board. The EASF officers, who hail from […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Pakistan naval ships, “KHAIBAR” and “NASR” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 27th October 2013 on a goodwill visit. The ships were ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on their arrival. The ships are heading home after an Overseas Deployment to South and South East Asia and participation […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Parramatta, and Royal Saudi Naval Force Ship, RSNF AL-TAIF, rendezvoused in the Southern Red Sea to conduct a coordinated transit on 20 January 2012. The two ships are both operating with Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 (maritime counter terrorism), which is part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) that […]

  • 31 December 2015

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class frigate, HMAS Darwin, sailed for the Middle East region December 30. The 229 Royal Australian Navy personnel onboard had a curtailed Christmas break, having just completed a significant period of training in preparation for their Operation MANITOU role. Darwin’s deployment is the 62nd rotation of a Royal Australian Navy ship […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s Adelaide class guided-missile frigate HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06) is on its way to the Middle East region. After departing the port of Mumbai, India, the vessel navigated through the narrow channel of the lock system. HMAS Newcastle will spend six months deployed in Middle Eastern Operation MANITOU. This marks the vessel’s 60th rotation and the fifth […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender sailed from Portsmouth, England to the Middle East to carry out security operations which will be part of her second major deployment. The crew of 190 left their home port, October 19, to take over duties from sister ship HMS Duncan and spend nine months working with allies in the Middle East and […]

  • 7 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) departed BAE Systems Shipyard for Naval Base San Diego after a five-month planned maintenance availability (PMA), Dec. 3. The “Big Easy” spent the summer and fall undergoing an extensive maintenance period, receiving more than $16 million in repairs and upgrades to equipment and systems throughout the […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has departed her home port of Fleet Base West in Western Australia for a six-month deployment to the Middle East. Toowoomba and her crew of 180 men and women will relieve HMAS Anzac, which has been in the Middle East for the past six months. Toowoomba’s deployment […]

  • 23 September 2011

      Standing ready in sight of the Libyan shore, HMS Bangor remains ready to tackle any mine threat. The British minehunter has been operating to the east of the country, outside of the ports of Benghazi and Brega. Along with units from nations including the Netherlands, Bangor has been making sure these ports are free […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2020

    Japan revealed plans to send a warship and patrol planes to the Middle East in order to ensure the safety of Japan-affiliated vessels in the region.  The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Takanami-class destroyer Takanami (DD-110) and two Japanese Deployment Air-Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement Forces (DAPE) P-3C maritime patrol aircraft will be deployed in the […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, considered the largest maritime exercise in the world, kicked off April 4, with international naval and civilian maritime forces from more than 30 nations spanning six continents training together across the Middle East. The exercise is organized and led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. Through the course of this […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy and coalition assets completed the US 5th Fleet Theater Counter Mine and Maritime Security Exercise on September 18. As explained, the multi-faceted exercise was conducted to ensure maritime stability and security in the US Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Montrose and two Mine Counter Measure Vessels (MCMVs) hosted the UK’s Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology during a port visit to the United Arab Emirates. Mr Philip Dunne MP visited Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and MCMVs HMS Quorn and HMS Atherstone whilst they were alongside in Abu Dhabi carrying out regional […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Duncan returned to naval base Portsmouth from her maiden nine-month deployment to the Middle East on November 27. The Type 45 destroyer – the UK’s newest warship – left the UK in March and has sailed 43,000 nautical miles and visited 14 countries. She has policed busy shipping lanes in seven different seas and […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    An overnight battle at sea with the fictional ‘Redland’ fleet during Exercise KAKADU 2014 saw victory by the ‘Blueland’ forces.   During the battle, the Blueland fleet of HMAS Sydney and JS Hatakaze, supported by a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP3C Orion and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) S-70-B Seahawk helicopter engaged the Redland fleet […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Maritime forces from East Africa, the United States and European nations concluded exercise Cutlass Express 2013, Nov. 18. Cutlass Express is one of four African regional “Express” series exercises facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet. The objective of the exercise was to increase regional cooperation, Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA)/information sharing, and improve communications […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Landing Platform Amphibious ship HMAS Kanimbla will be warmly farewelled on Friday 25 November in a traditional ceremony to be held at the ship’s home port of Garden Island, Sydney. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AM CSC RAN and Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Steve Gilmore AM CSC RAN will attend the […]

  • 28 January 2016

    A Royal Australian Navy Admiral last week transferred the command the Australian Defence Forces’ Joint Task Force 633, which operates in the Middle East to an Air Marshal. During a transfer of authority ceremony held at Camp Baird, Australia’s main operating base in the Middle East, Rear Admiral Trevor Jones handed over command of the task force […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat and Royal Canadian Navy ships HMCS Ottawa and Winnipeg recently completed a series of underway exercises in the waters of South East Asia. The exercises, conducted in international waters from 19-21 April, included close quarters manoeuvring, practicing replenishment at sea activities and conducting anti submarine warfare training utilising helicopters from […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy Warship HMS Grimsby made two enjoyable but short visits to the North East as part of a regional engagement programme and in support of a traditional celebration close to the heart of all sailors, Trafalgar Day. The 450-tonne Mine Countermeasures Vessel was first alongside at Victoria Quay in Hartlepool for a 2 day […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy will be sending a warship to Australian waters where it will take part for the first time in the international, biennial exercise Kakadu. Australia has invited China to join the drill in an effort to ease tensions between the two countries, intensified by China’s growing assertiveness in the South China […]

  • 29 May 2014

    Personnel from HMAS Tobruk, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have been awarded Military Civic Action medals by the Philippines Government for their assistance following Typhoon Haiyan in late 2013.   Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Philippines, General Emmanuel Trinidad Bautista, awarded the medals onboard Tobruk yesterday, while the […]