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  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Zumwalt class (DDG 1000) destroyer program continues to make significant progress achieving key shipbuilding milestones, completing ship generator light-off Sept. 23 for the first-of-class ship, the future USS Zumwalt.   DDG 1000 is 92 percent complete and currently in the test and activation phase of construction at General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works. […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Specialist engineering and support services company TP Group has secured a £12.5 million deal to deliver submarine atmosphere equipment for Royal Navy submarines. The contract, awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), is for a number of combined oxygen generating systems (COGS) and additional ancillary items for in-service submarines. The systems will be manufactured […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In a move which marked a new step in the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer electronic warfare system, the U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $1 billion contract for Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) of NGJ prototypes. The contract will see Raytheon deliver 15 Engineering Development Model pods for mission systems testing and qualification, and 14 aeromechanical […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Forty-two youths coming from Barangay San Roque, Zamboanga City were given free trainings by the Philippine Navy through the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) in coordination with the local barangay officials and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) of Region IX. The training courses offered to the students were Basic Computer Literacy, Basic […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Richmond and her sister HMS Westminster have been charging around the fjords of Norway as the submarine commanders of tomorrow were tested to the limit. The two frigates joined some 20 NATO warships and aircraft trying to hunt down two submarines carrying students on the world-famous international Submarine Command Course. This is what it […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Contracts worth £350m have been awarded today to UK companies to design the next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines, sustaining hundreds of British jobs. The first Successor submarine is due to be delivered in 2028, replacing the Vanguard Class submarines which currently carry the UK’s nuclear deterrent – Trident. Although a decision on the final […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven graduate aviators from the Commando Helicopter Force saw the culmination of several years hard work as they were finally awarded their prestigious “wings” on graduating from 848 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton. Although every course relies upon good teamwork to complete the demanding training, trophies acknowledging individual performance were […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company announced yesterday that it has been awarded a $279.4 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract by the U.S. Navy to conduct the Technology Development phase of the Navy’s Next Generation Jammer program. “We believe the Navy’s choice validates Raytheon’s leadership in advanced electronic attack systems and technologies,” said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne […]

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

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Canberra recently conducted a major service on one of its generators while the ship was at sea conducting First of Class Flight Trials off the east Australian coast. Canberra’s Propulsion Work Centre Manger, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Jim Soar said conducting the diesel service while underway means there is less work for his team when […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Somerset has been at the centre of an advanced course for the next generation of warfare officers. HMS Somerset has spent the week at sea on complex war-fighting exercises designed to test skills of the next generation of Royal Navy principal warfare officers as the ship became a dynamic floating classroom. Under pressure students […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) prepare for their future as leaders by attending the Petty Officer Selectee Leadership Course (POSLC). POSLC prepares Sailors to perform at their next higher pay-grade through instruction from senior leaders in motivation, stress management, deck-plate leadership, communication and other topics. “This training […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian More shipyard is set to launch a new generation small missile, Project 22800 ship in Fedosia, Russia on May 10. By order of the Russian commander of the navy, the ship was named Storm. The new Kalibr cruise missile-armed, MRK 22800 project ships were designed by Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau. They have a displacement of 800 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder General Dynamics Electric Boat to complete detailed design and subsequent manufacturing, assembly, qualification and delivery of the first turbine generator units for the Ohio Replacement Program (ORP), the U.S. Navy’s next-generation ballistic nuclear submarine.   The turbine generators provide all of the submarine’s propulsion and […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s next-generation Merlin helicopter has made its debut at sea with 12 days of trials aboard HMS Illustrious. The first of 30 new and enhanced Mk2 Merlins flew ten sorties on and off the flight deck of the helicopter carrier in the Western Approaches. Being guided safely down on to the deck of HMS […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defense technology companies Lockheed Martin and Cobham announced they are joining forces to bid for the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) program to replace the current ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft. The NGJ-LB system will be integrated on the EA-18G aircraft and will replace the ALQ-99 low […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S. Department of Defense that enables fifth-generation aircraft to share information through existing data links with fourth-generation fighters to improve situational awareness and combat effectiveness. The F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II are the world’s only operational fifth-generation stealth aircraft; fourth-generation […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Industry news

    The new-generation Project 22600 diesel-electric icebreaker LK-25 (25 megawatt) was laid down yesterday at Baltiysky Zavod Shipbuilding… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 11,2012; Image: Baltiysky Zavod  

  • 4 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    With the new Horizon MF the German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz launches a new generation gyro compass which can be operated free of maintenance. Horizon MF is Raytheon Anschütz’ new strap down compass system which uses Hemispherical Resonator Gyros (HRG) to measure angular rates for heading calculation. In a strapped-down system angular rate gyros […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Industry news

    The F35 Lightning II, which will be flown by Fleet Air Arm and Royal Air Force aviators, will provide the strike of the largest ships ever to fly the White Ensign, HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales, from the end of this decade. Before there can be any thought of flying the F35 – […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Research & Development

    Bodkin Design & Engineering (BD&E) has been awarded a Phase I SBIR contract from the Navy to develop a prototype wave harvesting system capable of generating power from ocean energy found in coastal waters. The fully submerged, robust, self-contained design is anti-fouling and ideally suited for surf zone operation where extreme environmental conditions could damage […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Industry news

    The Defence Secretary has announced £79 million (USD 128.9 Million) of investment in the next generation of Royal Navy submarines. “This £79 million investment is another important milestone in our preparations to build these world leading submarines.” The Successor submarines, which will carry the UK’s strategic nuclear deterrent will be the largest and most advanced […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Industry news

    Pall Corporation announced that it has been selected by BAE Systems to supply freshwater generator systems for the UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer. The Type 45 ships are designed and built by BAE Systems and are the most advanced warships ever produced in the UK. The Pall Integrated Membrane System (IMS)/ freshwater generator is […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    With defence ministry shipyards unable to meet the Indian Navy’s growing need for warships, New Delhi had no choice but to look to Russian s… Read more [mappress] Source: business-standard, August 11, 2011;

  • 5 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has received its first Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) pod to start tests with the US Navy’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23. Delivered by Raytheon, the mid-band engineering development model is the first of 15 pods Raytheon will deliver for mission systems testing and qualification. Members of the combined Airborne Electronic […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Industry news

    Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) completed a gas turbine generator (GTG) change out on USS Gravely (DDG 107) Jan. 25. The ship was underway completing a three-week workup when the number 3 GTG failed, limiting the ship’s functionalities, resulting in the decision to return to Norfolk for repairs. NSSA’s Gas Turbine Shop (Code 31T) were […]

  • 22 April 2015

    Sredne-Nevskiy Shipyard will hold a ceremonial laying of the Russian Navy’s new generation mine countermeasures vessel on April 24. The vessel, which will carry the name Georgiy Kurbatov, will have a displacement of about 900 tons, a length of 61 meters, and a width of 10 meters. It will be able to reach a maximum speed […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Swedish Defence Ministry announced that it intends to invest in two submarines of next generation, A26. The announcement on the investment of a total of SEK 8,2 billion was made by the Swedish Minister of Defence Peter Hultqvist in Karlskrona, Sweden. Sweden will order the submarines from constructors Saab Kockums. The vessels should be delivered by 2022, […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman to produce the next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopter using the Bell 407 airframe. The new variant provides greater range, endurance and payload capacity to ship commander’s intelligence-gathering efforts. According to a U.S. Department of Defense news release on contract awards released April 23, the company will produce […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) completed restoration of the motor generator set for the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) three days ahead of schedule Feb. 23. PNSY was already restoring a motor generator set for Rhode Island, a process that typically takes 12 to 18 months, when Trident Refit Facility (TRF) Kings Bay […]