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  • 5 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Top-performing Sailors will see more opportunities to convert, reenlist, and advance as a result of the Navy’s use of force management tools such as the Enlisted Retention Board and Perform-to-Serve, Navy leaders said Jan. 3. “We have the highest quality Sailors and the most capable force in our Navy’s history,” said Chief of Naval Personnel […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will receive a state-of-the-art electronic warfare (EW) system as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) capability, which will improve the ability to passively detect, identify and track threats including enemy ships, aircraft and anti-ship missiles.   The AWD Alliance successfully fitted the first EW antenna on top of the […]

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

    At Euronaval 2014, DCNS is unveiling major innovations in three key areas – improved submerged endurance, enhanced surface intelligence gathering, and deployment of unmanned underwater vehicles – to improve the performance and safety of conventional-propulsion submarines. All these new developments illustrate the unique expertise and innovative potential of DCNS teams. Three technologies to improve submerged […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is developing the Resilient Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical Security (RHIMES) system, a cyber protection system designed to make its shipboard mechanical and electrical control systems resilient to cyber attacks, officials announced Sept. 17. Dr. Ryan Craven, a program officer of the Cyber Security and Complex Software Systems Program in the Mathematics Computer […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has directed the Navy “to move forward with a multi-mission small surface combatant based on modified Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) hull designs.” Consistent with the Fleet’s views on the most valued capabilities delivered by a small surface combatant, the modified LCS ship will be more lethal and survivable. It will […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet will join international forces in the 10th Pacific Partnership mission, scheduled to begin in early June. This annual maritime operation will help improve disaster response preparedness while enhancing relationships among all participants. Led by the U.S. Navy, the Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15) team includes personnel and assets from Australia, France, Japan, […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) hosted an Air Defense Syndicate along with U.S. Air Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel, Feb. 19. Held quarterly, these ongoing interactions between Antietam and the JMSDF are designed to help maintain interoperability and air defense capabilities between the two nation’s fleets as well as […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Russian Navy will order a number of additional Project 11711 landing ships, the head of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) said this week. USC CEO Alexei Rakhmanov said a decision to order an additional two or three modified Ivan Gren-class landing ships had been made, according to a TASS report. A contract for the construction […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Plans for improving survivability of the U.S. Navy’s small surface combatants, the LCS ships, will not help improve much, a recently published United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) report suggests. What is more, the agency recommends that the Congress consider not funding any requested LCS in fiscal year 2017. The 3,000 tonne littoral combat ships built by […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance.   In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub’s vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    UK Navy’s HMS Defender has been exercising her boarding team at a state-of-the-art facility during her maiden deployment.   HMS Defender’s boarding team is a combination of Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines who are specially trained to conduct safe and secure boarding. During a week-long visit to the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NATO AWACS took part in a live, scenario-driven tactical exercise with the U.S. Navy from Jan. 16 to Jan. 28, 2015. For 12 days, two aircraft and more than 70 personnel from the E-3A Component participated in the Composite Training Unit Exercise, commonly referred to as COMPTUEX 2015, to improve maritime integration by conducting various […]

  • 1 May 2018

    Australia and Indonesia have concluded in Bali a coordinated patrol aimed at improving security along the shared maritime border.  Coordinated maritime patrol AUSINDO CORPAT 2018, the eighth iteration of the exercise, began in Darwin on April 16 following seven days of joint exercises between the two nations’ defense forces. The Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) HMAS […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Russell (DDG 59) is currently nearing completion of an $80 million Extended Dry Dock Selective Restrictive Availability (EDSRA) in San Diego, California. A significant part of the EDSRA consisted of livability improvements to the galley and berthings.   In addition to the upgraded galley, four of Russell’s seven berthing areas were completely gutted and […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Twelve Sailors aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) graduated from Bataan University, an Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) improvement course May 9. The three-week ASVAB academic skills class was designed to help Sailors improve their knowledge in critical educational areas, which will allow them to improve ASVAB scores and maximize […]

  • 26 May 2020

    From May 26, Naval Today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance, and a fresh look & feel. The new clean design and layout allow readers to easily filter through trending topics from the naval industry. Articles are now supplemented with suggestions for related articles, allowing readers to continue their news […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians with Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 worked alongside French and Danish EOD divers as well as Bahraini forces in Manama, Bahrain this week as part of this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX). IMCMEX is the largest international naval exercise, with more than a quarter of the world’s navies participating, […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Tactical flight drills took place in northeast Russia. Aircrews of Il-38 antisubmarine patrol aircraft were polishing their combat skills… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 6, 2012; Image: Naver

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy frigates could soon switch to Bluetooth headsets thanks to efforts of two sailors assigned to Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Newcastle. Weapons Electrical Engineer Officers Lieutenants Jeffery Mandryk and Addison Clune, researched and developed a pair after concerns were raised over the safety of the cabled models. Officers of the watch, who wear the […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze’s (DDG 94) Supply department are doing their part to improve energy efficiency while underway during the ship’s current deployment. Supply department is leading the battle for energy efficiency while operating at sea. Every day, Sailors on board use some form of paper product. From toilet paper to […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS Dauntless’ sea boat rides the fairly choppy surf somewhere off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as a two-week international exercise comes to a close. The Navy’s most advanced destroyer was Britain’s input to FRUKUS (pronounced froo-kus apparently, not fruck-us), an annual get-together of naval forces from France, Russia, the UK and […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Multinational service members participated in boarding training aboard the Hellenic navy training ship Aris at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center during Eurasia Partnership Capstone 2012 (EPC 12), Dec. 12. This training is just one of many events that EPC has as part of its comprehensive and robust program which provides participants with numerous […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    German and U.S. Navy mine warfare experts are preparing to take their technology to the Baltic Sea, including acoustic and magnetic sensors, to operate side by side and see the differences and to learn from one another with the goal of advancing technologies and techniques for the detection, classification, and mapping of bottom and buried munitions. According […]

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

    French defense technology company Thales has unveiled its upgraded NS200 dual-axis multi-beam radar at the Euronaval expo in Paris, France. According to Thales, the new radar is suited for naval platforms up to destroyers and provides a range of 400 kilometers. The new AESA-based sensor system is the larger version of the NS100 and uses newer and more powerful Gallium Nitride […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) integrated a system of systems operability testing (SOT) capability for combatant ships onboard USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), which just completed an availability and sea trial period utilizing the new SOT combat readiness testing, March 6. SOTs are part of ensuring interdependent command and control systems work seamlessly. […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    More than 20 participants, both military and civilian, attended 7th Fleet Maintenance and Overseas Sustainment Summit hosted on board the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) in Santa Rita, Guam, Aug. 11 through Aug. 13.   Opened by remarks from Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, the summit provided briefs, […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter recently deployed with the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to begin flight operations using its new maritime surveillance radar. According to the Naval Air Systems Command, the AN/ZPY-4(V)1 radar, built by Telephonics Corporation, will be used to improve the situational awareness of the Fire Scout operators and the ship’s […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Canadian government is granting Nova Scotia boat builder Rosborough Boats funds to design a stronger and lighter line of Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) that will be used by Canada’s Navy. Rosborough Boats is being granted more than CAD$500,000 in the form of a repayable contribution. The funding, provided through Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Business Development Program, will […]

  • 8 March 2013

    During a port visit to Djibouti by Spanish EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship ESPS Méndez Núnez, and warship ESPS Rayo, Force Commander Rear Admiral Pedro García de Paredes held meetings with other EU leaders to demonstrate the commitment of EU NAVFOR to work together with other missions towards a common goal of improving security […]