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  • 1 November 2017

    Russian Navy submarine Veliky Novgorod has launched more cruise missiles at ISIS positions as the Syrian Democratic Forces on Monday started an offensive on the last ISIS stronghold in Deir ez-Zor. According to the Russian defense ministry, the fifth Project 636.3 submarine to be built for the Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet launched a salvo of […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Industry news

    BMT Isis, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has been awarded the contract to develop and sustain the Safety and Environmental Case Report (SECR) and to provide safety and environmental management support for HMS PROTECTOR. The vessel previously known as MV Polarbjorn, has been leased by UK […]

  • 27 November 2015

    A frigate, four to six reconnaissance aircraft, and aerial replenishment of French fighter jets will be the German contribution to the French fight against ISIS. The German government appropriated these assets one day after the meeting between the French President Francois Hollande and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. German Foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that a […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems a $119 million contract extension for further work on the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) program. ISIS is a system that captures and distributes high-definition video and photographic data into submarine periscopes. It allows submariners to use both the optical light path […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BMT Isis, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd (BMT) and a leading supplier of safety and environmental risk management across sectors and Plymouth based MSubs Ltd, a principal supplier of manned and unmanned underwater submersibles for both military and commercial users are collaborating together to develop a fully instrumented Maritime Sea Range in which to […]

  • 7 June 2017

    U.S. Navy’s George H.W. Bush carrier strike group (GHWBCSG) on Tuesday continued strike missions against ISIS positions after crossing the Suez Canal on Monday. USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and the cruisers and destroyers accompanying it are currently on the return leg of their deployment after completing operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet late May. This is the second […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Manassas Va., is being awarded a $14,500,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to existing contract (N00024-11-C-6247) to deliver eight Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) for Navy submarines.  Five systems shall be delivered to Virginia-class submarines, while the remaining three shall be delivered to SSN 688-class submarines. ISIS provides mission critical, all […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a $126.2 million contract modification to provide further engineering services and support of the Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) program. ISIS captures and distributes high-definition video and photographic data into submarine periscopes. The system allows submariners to use both the optical light path of existing submarine periscopes, and […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    BMT Cadence is the new name of a UK-based defense contracting company that was compelled to change its former name, Isis, because of the notorious rebel group in the Middle East. BMT Isis (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, on March 5 announced the name change and said […]

  • 12 June 2018

    US Navy ships from the carrier strike group centered around aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman returned to the Eastern Mediterranean Sea on June 10 for flight operations in support of operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). USS Harry S. Truman’s carrier air wing returned to flying OIR sorties after supporting the Baltic Sea drill BALTOPS 2018. […]

  • 30 March 2015

    The ship’s company of HMS Pembroke recently paid tribute to the crew of HMS Isis, a Royal Navy Destroyer that was sunk during the Second World War. On the 26th March, the Sandown class Mine Counter Measures vessel visited the wreck in French waters just north of the Normandy coast, where she conducted a short […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    BMT Isis Ltd (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, will showcase its capabilities at the Environmental and Safety Assurance Symposium (ESAS), the UK MOD’s flagship event which takes place on the 7th and 8th May 2014 at MoD Abbey Wood.   With a strong reputation […]

  • 28 March 2017

    U.S. Navy’s George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) has again started launching missions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from the Arabian Gulf, the U.S. Navy said. The carrier strike group deployed from Norfolk and Mayport, Florida entering the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on January 29. The group started first […]

  • 14 July 2016

    French president Francois Hollande said the French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle would be sent back to the Middle East this fall to reinforce the fight against ISIS terrorists. The president also said there was a possibility for France to send additional ground troops for training and support to take back Mosul, in Iraq, […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

    BMT Isis Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced the completion of its latest project to validate BMT’s design for the Portsmouth Approach Channel, a design conceived to ensure that the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales can transit safely into and out of […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Four diesel generators and engines for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) have been shipped to Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard where GE has begun acceptance testing on the first AOPS propulsion motor, expected to ship in early July. GE’s Marine Solutions business in Peterborough, Ontario is thereby completing one of the first […]

  • 31 May 2017

    Russian Navy vessels have launched four Kalibr cruise missiles at ISIS positions near Palmyra, Syria, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. The navy’s newest frigate, Project 11356 Admiral Essen, launched two of the missiles. The frigate was commissioned earlier this month and is currently on her maiden voyage. The other Russian Navy vessel involved in […]

  • 6 July 2016

    Russia is poised to send its sole aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, to the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea where the ship will take part in delivering airstrikes against ISIS strongholds in Syria. Admiral Kuznetsov is expected to head to the Mediterranean once it completes shipbuilders’ trials in the Barents Sea after undergoing repairs, Russian […]

  • 19 December 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) wrapped up its engagement against ISIS in Sirte, Libya and departed the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on December 16. The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) requested U.S. air strike support to better enable their aligned forces to liberate Sirte. After the ARG conducted hundreds of strikes […]

  • 18 January 2019

    The US Navy has identified Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent, 35, as one of the victims of the January 16 attack in Manbij, Syria. ISIS claimed responsibility for the explosion which killed four Americans and 15 others in front of a restaurant. The US defense department further identified Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. […]

  • 9 December 2015

    Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said the Russian Navy fired Kalibr cruise missiles from the submerged Rostov-on-Don submarine on December 8. Although Russian Navy has been actively firing cruise missiles from the navy’s surface warships since September 2015, this marks the first successful firing of these missiles from a submerged position. “The objectives were two […]

  • 1 August 2017

    F/A-18 jets from the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Nimitz have started flying sorties from the Persian Gulf targeting ISIS positions in Iraq and Syria. This is the first time the carrier and ships from its carrier strike group are supporting operation Inherent Resolve, the coalition fight against ISIS, since deploying from Naval Base Kitsap on June […]

  • 23 November 2015

    French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian confirmed that the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle would be ready to start operations against ISIL on Monday, November 23. The ship was sent to Syrian waters last week as part of a regular French Navy Arromanches 2 mission which is in its eighth iteration. The carrier already performed preparational exercises […]

  • 19 October 2016

    Russian cruiser-carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and other ships from its strike group were escorted off the Norwegian coast as they were sailing towards the Mediterranean. NATO said it deployed ships that were under its command to monitor the presence of Russian warships, noting it was routine procedure in such cases. Admiral Kuznetsov is sailing towards the coasts of Syria from where […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Industry news

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been confirmed as a sub-contractor for the Royal Navy’s MARS (Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability) Tanker project, supported by sister companies, BMT Reliability Consultants Ltd and BMT Isis Ltd. The four new logistic support vessels will be built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean has sailed from Plymouth on a 6.5-month deployment during which it will serve as command ship for the international Combined Task Force 50 commander who will lead counter-terrorist activities. The amphibious assault ship will first form part of a UK Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) task group to carry out exercises with partner […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £12.1m contract to JFD for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). The five-year contract includes options through to 2023 and encompasses all aspects of operation and through-life-support. The service will be managed by JFD’s Submarine Escape and Rescue team in parallel with existing similar […]

  • 12 December 2017

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on December 7 launched combat sorties into Afghanistan as part of Pentagon’s operation Freedom’s Sentinel, the US Navy announced. Worth noting is the fact that the Roosevelt’s carrier air wing flew two different mission on the same day, one into Afghanistan and the other into Iraq and Syria as […]

  • 15 November 2016

    FGS Augsburg, the German Navy frigate deployed with the the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle, concluded its mission and left the group on November 14. The  F122 Bremen-class frigate spent two months off the coast off Syria protecting the French carrier while it carried out airstrikes against ISIS. This was Augsburg’s second deployment […]