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  • 22 November 2011
    Industry news

    Aberdeen-based Hydro Group, a global designer and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, is supplying products for a project underway by the Turkish Navy to build the largest acoustic range in the world. Hydro Group is manufacturing a full connectivity system for the Turkish Navy’s Acoustic Range, which […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, has secured a contract with BAE Systems, valued at approximately £2million, for work to be delivered over the next two years.   Hydro Group has been selected by BAE Systems to design, develop and qualify […]

  • 18 November 2013

    The Ukrainian Navy has continued the scheduled survey of the hydrological and hydro-meteorological conditions of the Black and Azov Seas. On Friday, November 15, specialized vessel Pereyaslav with a group of navigational and hydrographic and hydro-meteorological support put out to sea for the second hydro-geographical expedition in this year. The expedition is aimed at clarification […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Royal Australian Navy’s Cairns-based hydrographic group has recently received several  CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz single beam echo sounder survey systems. According to CEE HydroSystems, the waterproof single beam 200 kHz sonar systems were supplied with built in RTK GNSS receivers, UHF radio, and activated L-Band subscription differential corrections to give the Navy surveyors maximum flexibility in […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187), will deliver 900,000 gallons of a 50-50 blend of advanced biofuels and traditional petroleum-based fuel to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) strike group. The fuel delivery is part of the Navy’s Great Green Fleet demonstration, which allows the Navy […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The third major exercise of Cougar 13 has just ended on the shores of the United Arab Emirates. The Royal Navy’s Response Force Task Group has completed Sea Khanjar – a five day exercise culminating in a large amphibious demonstration for gathered visitors. Watching on were guests including: Major General Ed Davis, Commandant General Royal […]

  • 11 March 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Ford (FFG 54) successfully transited from the ship’s homeport in Everett, Wash., to San Diego, March 2, using 25,000 gallons of a 50/50 algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76 blend in the ships LM 2500 gas turbines. USS Ford’s transit on the algal blend marks the first demonstration of the alternative fuel blend […]

  • 11 December 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Navy successfully concluded its final alternative fuel demonstration for the year today with the Dec. 7-9 operational tests of the 50/50 algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76 blend in a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) amphibious transport vehicle. The tests also marked the fastest speed achieved to date by a U.S. Navy surface […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy successfully concluded its largest demonstration of shipboard alternative fuel use Nov. 17, with the successful arrival of the Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS) to Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme, Calif. The SDTS is a decommissioned Spruance-class destroyer ex-Paul F. Foster (EDD 964) reconfigured to provide the Navy an at-sea, remotely controlled, […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has contracted Teledyne to deliver multibeam echosounder packages for its two new-build hydrographic survey vessels. Through its local representative Hydro Systems Development, Teledyne will supply its products for one 100-meter vessel and a smaller, 23-meter vessel. Built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the 100 meter vessel will feature the HydroSweep DS full ocean depth […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Training & Education

    On an overcast northern tropical day, the crew of HMAS Paluma got their first taste of stardom when the production company, Great Southern Film and Television embarked to film ‘Coast – Australia’. The long-running BBC series explores how and why coasts are mapped and presented a unique opportunity for Paluma’s crew to illustrate the important […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Industry news

    On April 24, Brazilian Inace Shipyard held a keel laying ceremony marking the initiation of the construction of the Hydro-Oceanographic ship (NHoFlu) “Rio Branco” (White River). The vessel will be built by Shipbuilding Ceará (Inace) and it is the first ship fully designed by the Ship Design Center of the Brazilian Navy. The construction of the […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Today’s naval forces rely primarily on highly capable multifunctional manned platforms, such as ships and submarines. Even the most advanced vessel, however, can only be in one place at a time, making the ability to respond increasingly dependent on being ready at the right place at the right time. With the number of U.S. Navy […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Greek EU NAVFOR warship HS HYDRA used its recent port visit in Mombasa, Kenya, to support the Coast Province General Hospital and a local orphanage.  In line with local support for countries of the Horn of Africa, HS HDRA provided medical supplies to the hospital. Medical supplies remain  a scarce source in Eastern Africa. […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Industry news

    Chris Lade has been appointed Defence Sales Manager at Saab Seaeye, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric remotely operated underwater vehicles. This is a new position with responsibility for sales of underwater vehicle systems to the defence industry and follows Saab Seaeye’s expanded role in the defence industry since the transfer of Saab’s underwater vehicle […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command (MSC) fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) commenced the load of 900,000 gallons of a 50/50 blend of advanced biofuels and traditional petroleum-based fuel at Defense Fuel Support Point, Manchester, Wash. June 13. Kaiser will deliver the biofuel to the platforms participating in the Great Green Fleet demonstration, which […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defence and security company Saab has received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for continued development of the New Lightweight Torpedo plus maintenance agreements for underwater weapon systems and the Hydra sonar system. The total order value amounts to approximately SEK 175 million. The orders come under the terms of the Letter of […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Italian Navy has just concluded its first collaboration with the Chilean Navy in the Antarctic Peninsula at the base of the southern hemisphere. Lieutenant Commander Nicola Pizzeghello, and Petty Officer Giuseppe Ghirardini, of the Italian Navy Hydrographic Institute, based in Genoa, both hydro-oceanography specialists, on board Nave Aquiles, Chilean logistics support unit commanded by Commander Rodolfo […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships, submarines and aircraft from the navies of Greece and Egypt started training activities as part of the bilateral exercise Medusa 1/2017. The aero-nautical exercise runs from July 30 to August 3 and is being held in the Mediterranean Sea in waters north of Cairo, as well as in Alexandria Naval Base and Jinklees Air Base. […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) is expanding their unmanned ocean observation fleet of Wave Gliders to the Niigata-headquartered 9th Regional District, system manufacturer Liquid Robotics has announced. This growth is part of JCG’s multi-year, ocean monitoring program to provide enhanced, real-time situational awareness of ocean currents, wave activity, and weather along Japan’s coastlines. Prior to […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy provided U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake (WLM 563) with a 50/50 blend of F-76 and hydro-processed renewable diesel (HRD-76), June 20, to examine the feasibility of using renewable diesel fuel in Coast Guard cutters. The ship was identified as a good candidate for an initial Coast Guard test because of the make […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems has received a $180.5 million U.S. Navy contract to produce additional advanced precision kill weapon system (APKWSTM) laser-guided rockets to meet the growing U.S. and international demand for the systems. According to the company, APKWS rockets are seeing increasing use in theater because they deliver cost-effective precision strikes with reduced potential for collateral damage. The […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Moroccan Navy has received a new hydrographic and multi-mission vessel from French shipbuilder PIRIOU. The 72-meter long RMNS Dar Al Beida is based on Kership’s B2M multi-mission ships currently under construction for the French Navy and was delivered to Morocco in a ceremony on October 26 in Concarneau, France. Equipped with multibeam and […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Manufacturer Haux-Life-Support GmbH has gained GL certification for their Diving Simulator for the Royal Swedish Navy. The simulation system has been certified according to the GL Rules for Underwater Technology – Diving Systems and Diving Simulators. Harald Pauli and Dirk Pohlmann from GL’s Department for Pressure Vessels & Underwater Technology presented the certificate to Torsten […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group (former DCNS) has appointed a new executive director to work with the Commonwealth of Australia on the Australian Future Submarine program. Jean-Michel Billig, the Australia executive director joined Naval Group in May 2017 as special advisor to Hervé Guillou, President and CEO. The Australian federal government has selected Naval Group as its […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Hellenic Navy warship, HS Psara joined EU Naval Force Somalia, Operation Atalanta yesterday, Wednesday 19 February. The Greek Navy frigate left the Salamina Naval Base on Thursday 13 February.   HS Psara will be part of the EU’s counter-piracy operation in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean for a period of three months. […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gordon Fleming as President. A former Canadian Naval Officer, Gordon has over 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defence industry with a focus on […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) spoke to area Sailors and their guests at the Seattle Submarine Ball April 14. MCPON (SS/SW) Rick D. West spoke to a crowd of roughly 1,300 during the ball celebrating the 112th anniversary of the submarine force. “This is where I began my Navy career in 1981,” […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Vessels

    Amid the coronavirus crisis, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams representing the Naval Group-ECA Group consortium.