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  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Essex amphibious ready group started the composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit marines off the coast of California on May 30. COMPTUEX is an exercise led by Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Expeditionary Operations Training Group (EOTG) that is aimed to certify the […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    German shipbuilder Luerssen – the prime contractor in the Australian SEA 1180 offshore patrol vessel program – has formed a joint venture with Australian engineering and defense contractor Civmec. The joint venture will be called the Australian Maritime Shipbuilding and Export Group and will play a major role in the construction of 10 of overall […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Industry news

    Naval Group Australia on May 18 announced that its board of directors appointed John Davis as the chief executive officer (CEO) and Future Submarine program director. According to Naval Group, the appointment will become effective 1 July 2018. John Davis will be in charge of the delivering a fleet of 12 new submarines to the […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Vessels

    Romanian Constanţa Shipyard (SNC) and French Naval Group have partnered up on four corvettes to be built for the Romanian Navy.  On April 20th, 2018, the duo inked an “exclusive partnership” to deliver four Gowind 2500 newbuilds. As informed, the partnership agreement follows the memorandum of understanding signed between the two companies in November 2017. Should […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities

    The Peruvian state-owned shipyard SIMA has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract related to the overhaul of the Peruvian Navy’s four Type 209/1200 submarine. As announced by the French company, the contract is for the delivery of 16 units of static converters to be fitted on the vessels. The static converters are a suitable […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on May 14, concluding a seven-month deployment with the Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike group (TRCSG). Halsey departed Pearl Harbor October 16 to deploy to the US 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations. During its deployment, the ship supported […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Research & Development

    US Navy ships from Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3 have completed a group sail maneuver, working together for the first time in over two years. Led by aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), the CSG included Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21. DESRON 21 […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) returned to San Diego, May 11, following a three-month deployment to Indo-Pacific. The destroyers operated in the South and East China Sea, Philippine Sea, and western Pacific. During the deployment, Sterett and Dewey joined the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) to […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard US Navy cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returned to their homeports on May 9 after concluding deployments with their relevant carrier strike groups. Returning to Naval Base San Diego with its 350 crew, Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain concluded a four-month deployment as part of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy cruisers and destroyers from the John C. Stennis carrier strike group are currently underway honing their surface, anti-submarine, anti-air and information warfare skills before starting the integrated phase of training with the CSG. Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21 cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and destroyers USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS Spruance (DDG […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Finnish Navy has deployed three vessels to Sweden where they are taking part in a naval exercise in the archipelago of Stockholm. The two navies will increase their interoperability through 8 days of exercises which are set to conclude on April 19. The exercise will focus on anti-submarine warfare between Finland and Sweden as […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) have completed the first series of integration exercises with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) during amphibious squadron (PHIBRON)-MEU Integrated Training (PMINT) off the coast of Southern California. Participating units honed their abilities to plan and conduct exercises in maritime security operations, crisis response capability and forward naval […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Steel makers Bisalloy and BlueScope have inked a new contract with Naval Group Australia to produce up to 250 tons of specialized steel. As informed, the steel produced will be tested to determine whether it meets the specification for the pressure hull of the Royal Australian Navy’s new Future Submarines, which is an essential safety […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) rescued three fishermen off the coast of Georgia while taking part in pre-deployment preparations. On March 27, USS Hue City was notified by the US Coast Guard and guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) that a small craft in their vicinity had issued a distress signal […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group recently announced the selection of first equipment suppliers for the five future intermediate-size frigates (FTI) to be built for the Marine Nationale. As part of the framework construction contract awarded to Naval Group by the French Defence Procurement Agency in April 2017, the company started a process of selecting the program’s […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Harry S. Truman carrier strike group (HSTCSG) has completed the final pre-deployment exercise and is now officially ready to deploy. The group returned to Naval Station Norfolk on March 1 after completing their composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). HSTCSG got underway Feb. 1, to carry out the a series of training scenarios that […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A three-nation carrier strike group assembled around aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) welcomed the US Navy secretary for a visit during final deployment preparations. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), Richard V. Spencer, landed aboard the USS Harry S. Truman Feb. 25, during the group’s composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). The visit marked Spencer’s […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French autonomous systems developer ECA Group recently unveiled and demonstrated its new mid-sized mine counter measure autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), the A18-M. A live demonstration of the company’s new AUV family member took place off Toulon, Southern France, on February 16. According to the company, the AUV is capable of mine detection and classification in water […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities

    Ships deployed to NATO’s Mine Counter Measures Group Two (SNMCMG2) arrived in Bar, Montenegro, for a port call on February 23. Led by Royal Navy Commander Justin Hains, the group arrived in Montenegro after sailing from Marmaris, Turkey last week. The task group consists of the flagship HMS Enterprise (a Royal Navy survey vessel), TCG Akcay […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After entering the Atlantic Ocean on their return home from Mediterranean tasking on February 19, a Russian task group composed of three ships has now passed the English Channel. The Royal Navy announced on February 22 that it deployed patrol ship HMS Mersey and a Wildcat helicopter from RNAS Yeovilton to follow the progress of […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A Russian Navy task group returning from their deployment as part of the country’s permanent Mediterranean task force entered the Atlantic Ocean en route to their Northern Fleet homeport. Ropucha-class landing ship Aleksandr Otrakovskiy, Vishnya-class intelligence ship Feodor Golovin and Altay-class oiler Yelnya transited the Strait of Gibraltar on February 19, escorted by Portuguese Navy corvette NRP António […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO ships from two maritime groups currently operating in the Black Sea entered two Bulgarian port cities for weekend port calls. On February 10, three warships from Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Varna, Bulgaria, as part of their routine Black Sea patrol. Led by Royal Navy Commodore Mike Utley OBE from onboard […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) got underway from their San Diego homeport on February 6 to start a deployment to the Indo-Pacific region which will see them work together with the F-35B ready USS Wasp. The two destroyers will be supporting an expeditionary strike group centered around the […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    US Navy ships centered around the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group (HST CSG) got underway on February 1 to start the composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), their final pre-deployment exercise.  COMPTUEX is an intensive, month-long drilldesigned to fully integrate units of HST CSG, while testing the strike group’s ability as a whole to carry out […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on February 1 launched the French Navy’s sixth FREMM frigate ‘Normandie’. The shipbuilder floated out its overall eight FREMM vessel 12 months after the start of hull assembly in the building dock on the Lorient site. This launch brought the company a step closer to the milestone of delivering six anti-submarine […]