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  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a multi-year, multi-million-dollar service contract by the Military Sealift Command (MSC), which services US Navy ships. The agreement, worth $17.3 million, covers all MSC vessels with Fairbanks Morse engines. It is one of the largest services contracts from the US Navy in the company’s history, according to Fairbanks Morse. “We (…) appreciate […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutter (OPC) #2. The USCGC Chase (WMSM-916) will be constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida, and the MPDE will be built by Fairbanks Morse at its Beloit, Wisconsin, […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for the U.S. Navy’s new John Lewis-class of tankers, the engine manufacturer announced. Often referred to as oilers, the navy’s aging fleet of 15 tankers will be replaced by 17 new ones that will transfer fuel from coastal ports to naval vessels at sea. The […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Navy’s thirteenth San Antonio landing platform dock (LPD) class ship, the LPD 29. The company said construction of the engines would begin in 2019 with delivery scheduled for 2020 to Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Marine propulsion specialist Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver emergency diesel generator (EDG) sets for US Navy’s two future nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, the USS Enterprise (CVN-80) and the yet-to-be-named CVN-81. These ships will be the US Navy’s third and fourth Gerald R. Ford class nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, and […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Fairbanks Morse has completed the build and testing of the two main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Coast Guard (USCG) offshore patrol cutter (OPC) #1.

  • 2 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to deliver eight high-powered diesel engines to power four frigates for the Royal Saudi Navy. As informed, the purchase is a part of the Saudi Naval Expansion Program II which has been in the works for over a decade with a cost of about $20 billion. The frigates […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Provider of power solutions Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a purchase order by Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock ship, LPD 31.

  • 5 December 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Marine propulsion specialist Fairbanks Morse has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the sixth ship in the US Navy’s Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program. The ESB 6 will be constructed by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, California, and the MPDEs will […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Engine manufacturer Fairbanks Morse announced it has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power the US Navy’s first Flight II San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship LPD 30. The US Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $165.5 million contract for LPD […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Eastern Shipbuilding, the shipbuilder in charge of constructing the U.S. Coast Guard’s new offshore patrol cutters, has picked MAN’s 28/33D STC engines as the main propulsion for the new vessels. The offshore patrol cutter (OPC) program is the replacement platform for the 13 Famous-class and 14 Reliance-class cutter vessels, making the order the largest vessel procurement order […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Industry news

    Few days ago Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin toured the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette where she was briefed on the company’s work on the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and other projects. Baldwin had been a strong advocate for bringing the Navy’s LCS contract work to Marinette Marine and other Wisconsin suppliers, including Fairbanks Morse […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with senior research personnel and faculty members at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Dec. 5 to discuss the role of the U.S. Navy in the arctic. Mabus said: We in the Navy have a particular interest (in the arctic) because our responsibilities increase as the arctic changes. […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors at the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, celebrated the U.S. Navy’s 237th birthday Oct. 13 with a ceremony which included a remembrance of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. “The War of 1812 served a critical turning point for our Navy on this 237th birthday, we have the honor […]

  • 17 April 2020

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently started fabrication of the US Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Harrisburg (LPD 30). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. The ship will be the 14th in the San Antonio class and the first Flight II LPD. […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Equipment & technology

    After a two-day delay due to tropical storm conditions, the U.S. Navy’s fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite launched on September 2nd at 6:18 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 41. MUOS-4, whose signal was acquired approximately three hours after launch, completes the initial operational constellation and provides near global network coverage for warfighters […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The commander of Navy Region Hawaii discussed diversity at the 2012 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI) “Engineering: Transcending Boundaries” conference April 17, in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii. The annual conference is sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and Peter Crouch, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Hawaii. The diversity panel […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Analysis of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites during the U.S. Navy’s 2014 Ice Exercise (ICEX) shows they provided nearly 150 hours of secure data connections. This was the first time military users could transfer large megabyte data files over stable satellite connections in the arctic.   Working atop a floating ice camp above the […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian state-owned shipyard More has laid the keel for the overall seventh Russian Navy Karakurt-class Project 22800 corvette in a ceremony on December 19 in Feodosia, Crimea. The ship will be named Vikhr and is the third in the class to be built at the More shipyard. The other two ships in the class […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the acquisition of BrahMos cruise missiles for Project 11356 frigates that will be built in Russia for the Indian Navy. The decision to acquire an undisclosed number of missiles comes after India’s Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) reached a final agreement with Russia for the procurement of four Project […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy announced it has carried out a maiden firing of the land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. This missile has been in service with the Indian Army since 2007 but this is the first launch of the missile from an Indian Navy ship. The navy said BrahMos was fired from the Indian guided […]

  • 16 June 2011

    Minister for Defence Science and Personnel Warren Snowdon has cleared the way for more women to serve in Navy submarines by formally approving shared female and male accommodation on board every boat. Mr Snowdon said the move, which was a recommendation of the previous Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Russ Crane, is a major step […]

  • 7 October 2011

      More than £2m of heroin and two bomb makers have been snared thanks to the latest busts by the Navy’s ‘eyes in the sky’ over Afghanistan. Ground troops intercepted drug runners trying to smuggle 2,200lb of heroin – with a street value in the UK in excess of £2m – after being guided by […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy authorized ships in the Aegis Combat Weapon System baselines 5.3 and 3.A.0 series to carry the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-6. The authorization expands the missile’s use from five ships to more than 35 ships. “SM-6 is the longest range integrated air and missile defense interceptor deployed, and its multi-role capabilities are unprecedented,” […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s final Kolkata-class destroyer INS Chennai fired the BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile during the fleet-wide theatre level readiness and operational exercise (TROPEX). The 30-day drill started on January 24 and involves ships and aircraft of both the Western and Eastern Naval Commands, including assets from the Indian Air Force, Indian Army and the Indian […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin reported to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that India was about to purchase… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 14, 2012; Image: BSF

  • 14 March 2014

    Russia has sent more troops, trucks and an armoured personnel carrier to Crimea today, Reuters reports.   The troops and personnel were transported this morning to Kazachaya Bay near Sevastopol by the Yamal 156, a large landing ship of the Russian Navy, which can carry more than 300 troops. A column of at least 100 […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard crews and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) rescued more than 400 Haitians illegally migrating in three separate at sea interdictions in the span of 11 days.   Monday, an aircrew aboard a Coast Guard C-130 aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low west of Ragged […]

  • 21 March 2016

    French patrol ship FS Commandant Bouan joined NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the Aegean Sea last week. Commandant Bouan is the second ship to reinforce the mission against human traffickers as the Dutch frigate HNLMS Van Amstel sailed for the Aegean on March 10. SNMG2 is conducting reconnaissance and monitoring activities in […]