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  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has awarded Saab a contract to deliver a new Special Purpose Ship for Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) for the Swedish Navy. According to a company announcement, Saab will be responsible for the design, construction and delivery of the vessel. Saab said the order covers the period 2017– 2020, and has a total value […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Swedish shipbuilder Saab held a keel laying ceremony for the Swedish Navy’s new signals intelligence (SIGINT) ship. The ceremony took place Friday at the Naval Shipyard, in Gdynia, Poland, and was attended by representatives from Saab, the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) and invited guests. Saab was awarded the contract to design and build the SIGINT ship, […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Construction of the Swedish Navy’s special purpose signal intelligence (SIGINT) ship officially got underway with a steel cutting ceremony at the Polish Nauta Shipyard on March 1. The ceremony was also attended by officials from Saab, the Swedish defence group, which awarded the ship construction contract to the Nauta Shipyard in 2017. The special purpose […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities

    290 migrants were rescued at sea from three dinghies off the coast of Lybia on November 24. With the contribution of the Spanish aircraft Cisne10 Orion P3, that spotted one of the dinghies during a patrol and surveillance flight, the German supply ship FGS Berlin and the British frigate HMS Enterprise saved respectively 236 and […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Up to 11 military aircraft, one civil aircraft and 15 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totalling approximately 47,644 square kilometres. The centre of the search areas lies approximately 2,200 kilometres north west of Perth. Today, […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Frigates, destroyers and an aircraft carrier from four nations are currently underway in the Persian Gulf as part of the annual, multinational exercise Intrepid Sentinel 2019. The multilateral exercise is designed to increase capability and interoperability between the four nations. According to photos shared by the US Navy on January 15, aircraft carrier USS John […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Monmouth led Britain’s input to a five-day exercise in the Middle East demonstrating how the region’s naval forces can safeguard merchant shipping. The Devonport-based frigate was charged with protecting two supertankers from mock terrorist attack during Exercise Lucky Mariner 13, working alongside US warships and air power. A ROYAL Marines commando slithers down a […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In what is obviously a response to the massive international search and recuse effort for the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan, the German Navy published an article on its site, outlining the various systems and procedures put in place to protect submariners should a German Navy submarine ever get in danger. As described by the […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Training & Education

    In late October and early November the Latvian and Polish territory and the Baltic Sea will be the theatre of the largest NATO and Alliance partner-countries exercise this year, codenamed Steadfast Jazz 2013. The operations at sea will be carried by twelve ships representing eight NATO countries. Polish Navy will be represented by submarine ORP […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Shortly after dawn the alarm breaks the silence on board HNLMS De Ruyter as the crew of the flagship prepare to head out to sea. After months of planning, a week in port and some final preparations during the pre-sail conference, everyone is focused and excited about what is going to happen in the coming […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Australian Navy Cadets (ANC) is a voluntary youth organisation open to males and females from the age of 12 ½ until 20 years of age, which provides a planned youth development program based on maritime skills in an adventurous environment, delivering youth empowerment and conscious enterprise, and which works to better equip young people […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities

    After more than 4 months of deployment in Sigonella Air Base in Italy, the Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft P3 Orion has left EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia. The P3 Orion was substituted by another Spanish aircraft, the CN-235-VIGMA D4. Having joined the European Union operation to tackle the human traffickers and smugglers activity in the Central […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The German P-3C Orion, Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) joined Operation Atalanta on Tuesday, September 15. Led by Commander Bodo Ahlers, the German contingent of P-3C Orion is currently based in Djibouti, and patrols the coast of Somalia, providing a detailed picture and up to date information of the coastal region. Commander Ahlers said: The […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Authorities

    Australian Minister for Defence David Johnston visited the centre of air operations supporting the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) led search for missing flight MH370 at RAAF Base Pearce today.   In supporting the AMSA search operations in the southern Indian Ocean, Pearce is now home to four Air Force AP-3C Orions, one Royal New […]

  • 31 March 2014

    Today’s search and recovery operation in the Australian Search and Rescue Region for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is scheduled to commence about 9 am AEDT this morning. The search activities will involve a total of 10 ships and 10 aircraft, Australian Maritime Safety Authority 8AMSA) said in a release.   These include HMAS Success and […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Seabees, attached to Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, finished helping NASA with moving and dissembling the Orion Boilerplate Test Article (BTA) for scheduled maintenance on Naval Base San Diego, April 16. NASA is currently preparing for Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), the first manned space flight to Mars slated for 2018. The BTA is a life-size test […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The ADF has provided four AP-3C Orion patrol aircraft to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)-led search of the Southern Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.   These aircraft have concentrated at RAAF Base Pearce and are undertaking tasking. A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft and a US Navy P-8A Poseidon […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Spanish Air Force Orion detachment, which is currently deployed in Djibouti with the EU Naval Force, has achieved an impressive 7,000 flying hours milestone. The Air Force detachment flies the P-3 Orion and CN-235 VIGMA aircraft and their main task is to conduct surveillance flights in the Indian Ocean and along the Somali coastline […]

  • 14 April 2014

    On Sunday 6 April the German commander of the EU Naval Force Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA) P-3C Orion reached 3,000 of flying hours. After he returned to the Djibouti airbase, where the aircraft is currently based, he received a special welcome from the German MPRA detachment leader.   “It is something really special […]

  • 23 July 2013

    On Friday 19 July 2013, the Spanish Maritime Air ‘P3 Orion’ Detachment, operating as part of the European Union’s counter piracy Operation Atalanta, reached its 5,000 flying hours milestone. The 5,000 flying hours milestone was reached at 15:05 local time on Friday, with the Spanish Air Force Detachment, based in Djibouti, having completed 676 flying […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Lockheed Martin-built Orion Crew Module descends to the Pacific Ocean under its three main parachutes as part of the NASA’s Orion Program tests. The Orion spacecraft gently splashed down into the waters of the Pacific Ocean on Friday, December 5, completing the first test flight of NASA’s deep space exploration capsule. After a successful launch […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has been given the task of returning NASA’s Orion capsule back to land after it returns from deep space missions and lands in the ocean. NASA’s ground systems development and operations program and U.S. Navy personnel have carried out a water recovery test, called Underway Recovery Test 5 (URT-5) using a test version […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been updated after a new credible lead was provided to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).   As a result today’s search will shift to an area 1,100 kilometres to the north east based on updated advice provided by the international investigation team in Malaysia. […]

  • 29 December 2014

    The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has deployed a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft to assist in the Indonesian-led search for missing Air Asia flight QZ8501. The Australian AP-3C Orion took off from Darwin this morning (Monday, 29 December, 2014) to join the search operations. The Chief of Defence Force, Air […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities

    On Monday 16 February the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Jonas Haggren (Swedish Navy), paid a visit to the Spanish Air Force Maritime Patrol Aircraft Orion Detachment based in Djibouti. Rear Admiral Haggren was accompanied by a delegation from his multi-national Force Headquarters staff. During his visit, Rear Admiral Haggren was […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Today’s search for any signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in the Australian Search and Rescue Region is now underway. A total of six countries are now assisting in the search and recovery operation – Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea. A total of seven military and […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Senior project managers from NASA managing the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) visited San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), Sept. 12 in preparation for a test to retrieve the Orion space capsule in January off the coast of Southern California. NASA representatives met with Rear Adm. Frank Ponds, commander […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities

    A New Zealand Defence Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft located a dinghy which had been lost in the Pacific since Sept 29. All three occupants were well and uninjured. The dingy went missing near Tokelau on Tuesday morning New Zealand time. Air Component Commander Air Commodore (AIRCDRE) Kevin McEvoy said the Air Force received a request for help from […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin recently delivered its third P-3 Orion​ with a new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) kit to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This P-3 Orion joins two additional upgraded P-3s that CBP is currently operating to support its critical homeland security missions. Lockheed Martin delivered the first CBP MLU P-3 in July 2010 and […]