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  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin announced it has received a $172 million contract from the US Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production. The contract continues the production for the air-launched variant of LRASM, including a full production run of missiles and engineering support. This is the second of several expected annual production lots […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Swedish defense contractor announced it has been contracted to deliver its TactiCall communication system for the three new Norwegian Coast Guard vessels. The company said it entered an agreement with Vard Group AS, the main contractor on the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615, to take on the communication integrator role. “The third generation of TactiCall […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has selected a Navy SEAL to serve as Fleet Master Chief for the first time in the service’s history, US Naval Forces Europe-Africa commander Adm. James G. Foggo III has announced. Force Master Chief Derrick Walters will succeed Fleet Master Chief Raymond Kemp as Fleet Master Chief for US Naval Forces Europe-Africa in […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Romanian defense ministry on January 11 announced it is suspending the tender for the procurement of four new multi-role corvettes and upgrades of two frigates currently in service with the Romanian Navy. As explained by the ministry, the procedure was put on hold until irregularities discovered in the tender procedure are investigated. Three European […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat seized over 3.1 tons of hashish in the Arabian Sea during an operation that took place on January 8 and 9. The seized drugs are worth an estimated $155 million and are the first narcotics seized by a Combined Maritime Forces member in 2019. The fishing vessel, known as a dhow, […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) met up with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) amphibious transport dock ship, JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), for two days of exercises on January 11 and 12. During the cooperative deployment, ARG ships and JS Kunisaki conducted communication and maneuvering drills off the west coast of […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain resuming it’s eighth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations, January 12. Donald Cook was in Naval Station Rota for a training and maintenance availability (TRAV) period. While in port, the crew performed […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Leidos a $36 million contract for work on the development of torpedo countermeasure technologies for submarine defense. The single award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a two-year base period of performance, three one-year option years, and a potential value of approximately $36 million, if all options are exercised. Leidos […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has received a $21 million contract from the US Department of Defense for support activities on the littoral combat ship (LCS) program. Austal will be the prime contractor for undertaking a dry docking of LCS 14 to carry out various support and sustainment activities. This award is particularly significant as it is […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Approximately 300 US Marines and an equal number Greek military personnel have arrived in the port city of Volos, Greece, to start exercise Alexander the Great 2019. ATG19 is a bi-lateral security cooperation training exercise involving primarily Hellenic Marines from the 32nd Marine Brigade and US Marines from 22 MEU and the USS Arlington. The […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The European Commission announced it would examine Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique (formerly known as STX France) following a request submitted by France and Germany. The transaction could harm competition at European and global level, the commission said adding that the acquisition does not reach the turnover thresholds set by the EU Merger Regulation […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has awarded unmanned systems developer Aquabotix another contract for work on its micro swarming unmanned surface vehicle (USV) project. The Australian-listed and Massachusetts-based unmanned vehicle company has received a total of US$70,000 to further develop its SwarmDiver concept. This initial development project will conclude with a testing and demonstration to various US […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) arrived in Constanta, Romania, on January 7 for the first scheduled port visit of its Black Sea tour. The Whidbey Island-class ship stopped in Romania after becoming the first US Navy ship to enter Black Sea since the Kerch Strait incident from November last […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Authorities

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s air defense and command frigate HNLMS Evertsen got underway from her homeport in Den Helder on January 5 to become the flagship of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2). Evertsen will spend the next six months in the Mediterranean and Black Seas patrolling the region, contributing to the maritime situational awareness […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez got underway from her Ferrol homeport on Thursday to start what will eventually be a year-long deployment with the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. The Aegis-equipped Alvaro de Bazan-class frigate (also referred to as F100) will spend the next two months integrated with Abraham Lincoln’s carrier strike group […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Guam-based Mark VI Patrol Boats recently completed a 500 nautical mile long-range transit, in a test of the boats’ operational reach. The two Mark IVs, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1, Detachment (Det.) Guam,helped provide reliable planning factors and considerations to navigate MK VI Patrol Boats to Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Mark […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) took part in a cooperative deployment with Indian Navy destroyer INS Rajput (D51), December 26. The at sea training followed a port visit to Visakhapatnam, India, Dec. 22-26. During the port visit, the Anchorage and 13th MEU team held professional exchanges with their Indian naval […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy’s Black Sea frigate Admiral Essen (751) arrived in Sevastopol on December 26 after completing missions in the Mediterranean, the country’s defense ministry said.  The crew of the frigate performed tasks as part of the country’s permanent formation in the Mediterranean Sea from August 2018. This year, the ship spent about 300 days […]

  • 27 December 2018

    The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Group One (LCG-1) returned home to Naval Base San Diego and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in the International Maritime and Naval Exhibition for South America, known as EXPONAVAL. Both USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) visited Valparaiso, Chile, to participate in the bicentennial […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Authorities

    Ships from the US Navy’s Kearsarge amphibious ready group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) entered the US 6th Fleet area of operations on December 25 for a regularly-scheduled deployment. During its time in theater, the ARG/MEU team and its more than 4,500 sailors and marines will carry out a variety of missions, […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived in Visakhapatnam, India, for a port visit, Dec. 22. During the visit, sailors and marines will hold professional exchanges with their Indian Navy counterparts and have opportunities to explore the local area while on liberty over the holiday season. “The engagement of the US Seventh […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) returned to their homeports after completing a seven-month deployment to Europe and the Middle East. On December 21, USS Jason Dunham returned to Naval Station Norfolk while USS The Sullivans to Mayport Naval Station. During the deployment, Jason Dunham […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and submarines from the navies of Japan, the UK and US gathered in waters south of Japan for the first trilateral naval exercise on December 21 and 22. Focused on anti-submarine warfare, the exercise featured drills with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Izumo (DDH 183), Royal Navy Type 23 frigate, HMS Argyll […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales and Aquabotix announced they are joining forces to design and develop a rapidly deployable mine counter measures (MCM), rapid environment assessment (REA) and military hydrographic autonomous system mission solution. The project is a collaboration with Australian Academia and SMEs including the University of Sydney, Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), Flinders University, Western Sydney University, Mission […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities

    US Military Sealift Command’s fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) pulled into Naval Station Norfolk, Dec. 17, completing a 10-month deployment in the US Fifth Fleet and US Sixth Fleet area of responsibility. “Some of the missions USNS Big Horn undertook during this deployment included the logistical support for the NATO exercise Trident […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Authorities

    A German Navy frigate and a tender are set to return their homeports of Wilhelmshaven and Kiel on Friday, after concluding their NATO deployments. Tender Rhein is returning to Kiel after serving as flagship of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) for over five months. The ship’s crew got underway from their homeport and […]