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  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    It has been evolution rather than revolution at Australian Fleet Logistics Support Element – Submarines (FLSE SUBS) over the past year as ongoing upgrades to facilities and an update of procedures at the Fleet Base West warehouse facility significantly increased efficiencies.   As part of a restructure in July 2013 where the Joint Logistics Unit […]

  • 17 March 2015

    US Navy’s dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) was presented with the 2014 Secretary of the Navy Energy and Water Management Achievement Award on February 27th, 2015. The award is the Secretary of the Navy’s way of recognizing ships who demonstrate above average conservation of fuel resources. Pacific Fleet Maintenance Officer, Rear Adm. Alma […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze’s (DDG 94) Supply department are doing their part to improve energy efficiency while underway during the ship’s current deployment. Supply department is leading the battle for energy efficiency while operating at sea. Every day, Sailors on board use some form of paper product. From toilet paper to […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded a contract Dec. 28 for energy improvements and repairs to the historic Building 92 structural shops at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The $13.8 million project is projected to reduce the building’s annual energy consumption by 82 percent through the use of renewable energy, efficient heating, ventilation, […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) received the Battle Efficiency, or Battle “E” award, March 7. The Battle “E” award is a tribute to the ship’s overall readiness and was determined by a yearlong evaluation of San Antonio’s accomplishments during training exercises and various command inspections. The San […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Milius (DDG 69) earned the coveted Battle Efficiency Award (Battle “E”) for Calendar Year 2012, according to a naval message from Commander Naval Surface Force Pacific (CNSP), released March 8. The Battle “E” recognizes the superior battle readiness of a ship and crew. “The Battle ‘E’ is a validation of our hard work and […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) announced the recipients of the 2012 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award in an official message to the submarine force, Jan. 1. The Battle “E” is an award of merit presented to the most proficient submarine crew in each squadron and recognizes sustained superior technical performance and continual combat […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Field drills of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Air Defense Regiment continue near Kacha Air Base, Crimea. The purpose is to practice interaction between regimental and battalion command posts during target search/detection/assignment, and improve personnel’s practical skills in launcher deployment and real target engagement. Due to good cooperation with the fleet’s airbase command, antiaircrafters plan their […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Navy’s Energy Efficiency Technology Validation (Techval) program completed the retrofit of an entire building with light-emitting diode (LED) lighting at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms Aug. 30. After its retrofitting, the Twentynine Palms Officer’s Club, is expected to deliver an energy savings of more than 32,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) […]

  • 17 February 2015

    Commander, Naval Air Forces awarded the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) for East Coast-based aircraft carriers to Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Feb. 13. The Battle “E” is designed to measure and recognize a command’s sustained superior performance and efficiency in an operational environment through the calendar year. […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Industry news

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, the largest supplier of US surface combatants, has started fabricating its fourth Legend-Class National Security Cutter detail designed using ShipConstructor software. The company has become increasingly efficient during the production of this vessel series. In mid-August, the third vessel in this class, Stratton, underwent sea trials and passed with flying colors. “This successful […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Research scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Electronics Science and Technology Division have developed a novel low cost, highly efficient spectral sensor for field analysis of solar cell irradiance performance and spectral distribution. Solar sensor boxes measure the amount of solar irradiation visible to the photovoltaic panels Solar sensor boxes attached to the […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) developed a new tank cover to increase the efficiency of sandblasting operations during submarine maintenance. The aluminum cover fits over small tank openings that keep temporary services organized and secured while maintaining proper environmental controls and airflow during preservation operations. Prior to this new development, the temporary ventilation line could fall […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) announced the recipients of the 2011 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award in an official message to the submarine force Jan. 1. The Battle “E” is an award of merit presented to the most proficient submarine crew in each squadron and recognizes sustained superior technical performance and continual […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was named a recipient of the 2012 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award, March 9, marking the first time the ship has received the prestigious award. Vice Adm. Thomas Copeman, the commander of Naval Surface Forces, and commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, made the official […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Greenville (SSN 772) was presented with a battle efficiency award on January 27. Capt. Rick Seif, commander of Submarine Squadron one presented the award to Greeneville after her crew attained the highest overall readiness to carry out her wartime tasks. With a crew of approximately 160 sailors, Greeneville conducted a multitude […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A Faslane-based Royal Navy squadron has been recognised as one of the best units in the naval Fleet after receiving the Surface Flotilla Efficiency Trophy. The First Mine Counter Measures Squadron (MCM1) at HM Naval Base Clyde operates seven Sandown Class mine hunters, deploying them around the globe and in UK waters to keep sea […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Collaboration between the Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and industry have identified potential savings in the shipbuilding process and support a pilot project to prioritize efficiency efforts that could be implemented this year. Rear Adm. Thomas Eccles, Naval Sea Systems Command chief engineer and deputy commander for Naval Systems Engineering, issued a letter to shipbuilders, April […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s specialist helicopter support squadron has won a top award for engineering efficiency. Portsmouth-based 1710 Naval Air Squadron – the MOD’s centre of excellence for tri-service helicopter structural repair, modifications and scientific support – was presented with the Royal Royce Efficiency Trophy on August 15th. The prestigious award is presented annually to the […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Industry news

      Lieutenant Commander Catherine Jordan and her crew aboard warship HMS Severn won the Offshore Patrol Vessels’ Efficiency Pennant and the squ… By Gavin Engelbrecht (thenorthernecho) [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho, March 29, 2011;

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Fleet Flagship, HMS Bulwark, has been presented with the 2012 Royal Navy Capability Award and the Capital Ship Efficiency award. The trophies were presented to the Commanding Officer, Captain Andrew Burns Royal Navy, by Rear Admiral Surface Ships, Rear Admiral Potts, at the Surface Ship Command Symposium on the 10 January 2013. When asked […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) hosted the Senate Committee for Energy and Natural Resources and Chair of the Subcommittee on Water and Power, aboard March 12 to discuss Navy and Marine Corps energy initiative programs. The committee members toured exhibits showcasing new green technologies which will help the military conserve energy and […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Industry news

    The Danish Naval Design and Marine Consultancy Knud E. Hansen A/S and joint venture partner ABB have developed a highly fuel efficient 2000 TEU Container Feeder Vessel. The vessel’s main dimensions have been optimised for calling in Bangkok, but the design features will deliver great benefits to operators and the environment on any route. The […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Energy Awareness Day on Oct. 24 reminded everyone that their obligation to being energy efficient and their commitment to maintaining established energy standards is an ongoing process generating positive results. “The Navy is changing the energy culture by linking energy consumption to behavior through awareness and accountability at every level of the […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian government-owned shipbuilder ASC on Monday opened new facilities in Henderson that will increase the efficiency of the maintenance and sustainment of Australia’s submarine fleet. The $13 million upgrade enables the co-location of essential facilities, which will deliver a significant increase in the efficiency of submarine maintenance activities. According to the shipbuilder, a similar upgrade at […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    Southern Research Institute on Monday announced it has finalized plans to demonstrate an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) generator at the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Division in Port Hueneme, Calif. which could potentially produce up to 624 gross megawatt hours of electricity in a year using waste heat […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Equipment & technology

    AVEVA announced today that BMT Defence Services Ltd (BMT) has chosen AVEVA Marine software to better serve its current and future customers through improved design efficiency. BMT has selected AVEVA Marine to enable tighter integration between its hull and outfitting disciplines, aiming to improve design efficiency through closer collaboration between disciplines. ‘AVEVA Marine is used […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded two Phase 2 contracts under the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Compact Power Conversion Technologies (CPCT) program. The program aims to deliver better fuel economy and architectural flexibility for critical mission systems on future surface ships and submarines. “As the U.S. Navy develops the platforms and mission systems that ready […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Boeing has delivered the first of 10 upgraded aircraft diagnostic and maintenance systems to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The devices, used for servicing military aircraft, consolidate depot level testing into a single station, improving efficiencies and lowering costs while maximizing use of existing equipment. Boeing and the Navy recently unveiled the Reconfigurable Transportable […]