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  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Austal has rolled out the first of two 72m High Speed Support Vessels (HSSV’s) being built for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), on October 16, at the company’s Henderson Western Australia shipyard. Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew Bellamy said the HSSV program successfully represents Austal’s capability to deliver competitive, customised defence solutions from proven […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, paid a visit to Austal’s Western Australian shipyard on Wednesday, December 16. The minister toured the shipyard to take a look at the company’s naval vessel design, construction and sustainment capabilities. The Defence Minister’s delegation, which included Senator Linda Reynolds and Senator Chris Back, was joined by Western […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Austal has launched the first of two 72m High Speed Support Vessels (HSSV’s) being built for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), yesterday. Hull 390 – the future RNOV AI MUBSHIR – was successfully launched after 13 months of construction and fitout at the company’s Henderson, Western Australia shipyard. Based on the proven Expeditionary Fast […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Navy of Oman has taken possession of the first High Speed Support Vessel, RNOV Al Mubshir. The RNOV Al Mubshir is the first of two 72 metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs) to be delivered to the Royal Navy of Oman under a US$124.9 million design, construct and integrated logistics support contract. Austal […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Austal has launched the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) it is building for the Royal Navy of Oman. The Australian company said the vessel was ready for the naming ceremony scheduled for April 15. This second, 72-meter, vessel was built under a US$124.9 million contract the company received in March 2014 from the Royal Navy […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal has delivered the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) RNOV Al Naasir (S12) to the Royal Navy of Oman. RNOV Al Naasir was delivered less than 4 months after the delivery of the RNOV Al Mubshir (S11), in May 2016 under a US$124.9 million design, construct and integrated logistics support contract. Austal commenced construction of […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Two high speed support vessels (HSSV) constructed by Austal for the Royal Navy of Oman have been officially named during a ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson, Australia shipyard April 15. The first vessel – RNOV Al Mubshir (S11) – is on schedule for delivery in the first half of 2016 while the second vessel – […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Industry news

    The prestigious Ship of the Year prize has been awarded to the innovative ship, which was designed and mostly built in the Netherlands, during the annual Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam on 8 November 2012. HMS Holland was competing against ten other ships for the award, with the decision ultimately coming down to HMS Holland […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Industry news

    Austal launched the third-in-series Cape Class Patrol Boat (CCPB) at the Company’s Australian Defence Facility in Henderson, Western Australia on 5 May 2014.   Cape Nelson is the third of eight 56-metre patrol boats that are being delivered to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) by Austal as Prime Contractor for a design, […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The bridge layout for two 72 metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs) for the Royal Navy of Oman has been formally approved during a ceremony held at Austal Australia’s shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia today. Austal was awarded a US$124.9 million contract for the design, construction and integrated logistics support of two HSSVs in March […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Industry news

    Austal Limited (Austal) has been awarded a contract from a naval customer in the Middle East for the design, construction and integrated logistics support of two 72 metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs).   The value of the contract is approximately US$124.9 million. Austal will construct the HSSVs at its shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia. […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Training & Education

      A Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) team embarked on High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) as HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12) began the second iteration of its subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) in Callao, Peru, Jan. 30. The three-person military and civilian NCIS team aboard Swift was invited to Callao Naval base to […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Marines from High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift partnered with United Nations Police (UNPOL) to train the Haitian National Police (HNP) in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, March 1. Nine Marines from Swift are working for two weeks to conduct subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) with the HNP and an UNPOL team of five from France, Spain, […]

  • 16 February 2012

    High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift arrived at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Feb. 14, to prepare for the final stop of its four-month mission during HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12). Swift stopped in Cuba to on-load more than $4 million of Project Handclasp supplies scheduled to be delivered in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Project Handclasp […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Service members from High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift volunteered at Escuela Rafaela Santaella, Nov. 18. The community relations event was part of a three-week project run by Seabees from Navy Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 23 as part of HSV – Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12). The 17 Swift volunteers worked with parents, teachers, […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Haitian Authority Port Nationals (APNs) participated in a recognition ceremony upon the completion of their subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) in Cap-Haitian, Haiti with Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) members embarked on High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift Feb. 24. The 21 APN participants and two NCIS officials spent the five-day exchange discussing detection […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Training & Education

      High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift departed Callao, Peru upon the completion of subject matter expert exchanges as part of HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12), Feb. 9. Swift arrived in Callao Jan. 19, and service members aboard spent three weeks working with Peruvian civilian and military peers discussing and developing best practices and […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Dominican Republic Rear Adm. Luis Rafael Lee Ballester, Director of Port Security, visited High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift as part of HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12), Nov. 22. The visit included a tour of the ship and a visit to the classroom where Navy Criminal Investigative Services (NCIS) service members were conducting […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Training & Education

    High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to begin HSV – Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12), Nov. 6. Swift is scheduled to be in the Dominican Republic for three weeks to engage with partner nation peers in a series of information exchanges. All branches of U.S. military service are […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Training & Education

    U.S. Marines assigned to High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift celebrated the conclusion of a three-week partnership with Salvadoran Marines in La Union, Dec. 20. The three-week Marine subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) and Swift’s visit to El Salvador is part of HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12). The celebration was held at the officers […]

  • 22 February 2012

      High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV) 2 unloaded approximately $4 billion of Project Handclasp humanitarian supplies in Cap Haiten, Haiti Feb. 16 during the ship’s final port visit of a four-month mission supporting HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12) in the eastern Pacific and Caribbean Sea. Project Handclasp is a U.S. Navy program that accepts […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Authorities

    Yemen’s Houthi fighters claim they have hit and sunk UAE Navy vessel HSV Swift by a modified C802 cruise missile in the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen’s coast. The UAE military on Saturday confirmed that one of its vessels was involved in an ‘incident’ and added that none of the crew had been hurt. It did […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    High Speed Vessel USNS Swift (HSV-2) departed Mayport to begin Southern Partnership Station 2013 (HSV-SPS 13), Feb 14 in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations to conduct subject matter expert (SME) exchanges and partner building from Feb 15-May 26. Supporting the U.S. Maritime Strategy, HSV-SPS 13 will focus on enhancing cooperative partnerships with regional […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Training & Education

    High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift off-loaded Project Handclasp supplies here as part of HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12) Dec. 14. Project Handclasp is a U.S. Navy program that accepts and transports educational, humanitarian and goodwill material donated by America’s private sector on a space-available basis aboard U.S. Navy ships for distribution to foreign […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indonesian shipbuilder PT Pal has launched the second of the Philippine Navy’s two amphibious landing dock (LD) vessels which were formerly referred to as strategic sealift vessels (SSV). The second vessel was christened as Davao Del Sur (LD602) and launched during a September 29 ceremony in Surabaya, Indonesia. Naming the vessel after Davao Del Sur […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift began subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) in La Union, El Salvador to begin HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12), Dec. 5. Swift arrived in La Union Dec. 1, and is scheduled to be in El Salvador for three weeks to engage with partner nation peers in a series of […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Veterinarians attached to High Speed Vessel (HSV 2) Swift visited a snake and spider anti-venom clinic in Chorrillos, Peru as part of HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12), Jan. 25. The seven-person HSV-SPS 12 medical and veterinary team visited the National Center of Biology anti-venom clinic with an officer of the Naval Peruvian Hospital and […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities

    A U.S. Navy destroyer has been targeted by missiles fired from Yemen on Sunday, according to reports. Two missiles were fired and both missed, impacting water before reaching the U.S. Navy ship. Another missile targeted a Saudi air base causing no damage, Al Jazeera reported citing Saudi and rebel media. USS Mason, the targeted destroyer, […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Training & Education

    High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) pulled into Liberia Aug. 3, to begin port visit in support of Africa Partnership Station (APS) West 2012. Swift’s crew was greeted by a band and members of the Liberian Coast Guard who stood in formation to be greeted by Swift’s Military Detachment officer-in-charge and civilian captain. “The real […]