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  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy recently spent time testing a technology innovation that makes landing fixed-wing aircraft aboard an aircraft carrier easier. The Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies, or Magic Carpet, was tested by the Strike Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX-23) aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to Norfolk April 26 following the field-testing of the Navy’s new Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies (MAGIC CARPET) software. The crew also conducted carrier qualification (CQ) operations and the offload of ordnance to the Military […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Undetermined kilos of Magic Sugar and 176 pieces of chambered nautilus shell were discovered by the joint inspection team of Philippine Coast Guard and PNP-Maritime Group onboard a passenger/cargo vessel that was docked in Jolo Pier last Sunday, 21 July. The Vessel Safety Enforcement Inspection (VSEI) team composed of CGS Zamboanga, CG-K9 Unit, Coast Guard […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Authorities

    Submarine Squadron 19 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Sept 21. Capt. Jerry Logan relieved Dennis Carpenter as commanding officer. Commander, Submarine Group 9, Rear Adm. Bob Hennegan, the event’s guest speaker, praised Carpenter for his exceptional performance while in command. “As I look back on Commodore Carpenter’s tour at Squadron […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines and amphibious forces were joined by armed forces of the United Arab Emirates on October 15 to start a two-week amphibious exercise called Iron Magic. Iron Magic enables regional partners to coordinate amphibious landing, infantry training, military operations in urban terrain (MOUT), mechanized assault and maneuver, life fire, helicopter assault and internal security training […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Training & Education

    A magical day dawns on HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Dutch Navy’s new Joint Support Ship while docked at Damen’s Yard in Ritthem, Zeeland, as it prepares for official christening on March 8th.   The ship can be used for multiple purposes, including warship fueling and resupply, transportation of army equipment, and serving as a […]

  • 16 August 2011
    Training & Education

      China opens a luxury hotel which originally is refitted ex-Soviet aircraft carrier Kiev. According to South China Morning Post, EUR 9.6 mln was spent to refit the ship. Since 2004 the ship was a part of military-oriented theme park in Tianjin; there were models of combat aircraft on the ship’s deck. “Previously, China had […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Airman Ryan Carpenter prepares an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 for take off on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The vessel is undergoing an operational training period in the Pacific Ocean in preparation for future deployments. USS John […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Andrew Carpenter, from Upland, Calif., fires a 25 mm machine gun during a live-fire event aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80).   USS Roosevelt (DDG-80), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in service with the United States Navy, is deployed as a part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 Det. Marianas conducted a controlled burn of a Japanese sea mine on the morning of May 9. After Joint Region Marianas received a request for assistance from Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Eloy S. Inos, six EOD technicians flew from Guam to Saipan May 7. […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Equipment & technology

    HMS Echo took eight would-be navigators to sea as experienced sailors assessed whether they had ‘the right stuff’ to guide Her Majesty’s ships on the world’s oceans. The survey ship was used by staff and students on the Fleet Navigating Officers course – which sets the benchmark for all navigators of Royal Navy warships – […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command celebrated National Maritime Day at a ceremony co-hosted with the U.S. Maritime Administration at MARAD’s headquarters May 22.  Over 200 government and maritime industry leaders and guests attended the commemoration. In 1933, Congress established May 22 as National Maritime Day. The day officially honors the contributions and sacrifices of […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    The staff of Commander, Amphibious Squadron (CPR) 8 held a change of command ceremony in the forecastle of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) while underway in the Gulf of Aden, March 3. During the ceremony, Capt. Michael M. McMillan relieved Capt. Timothy L. Schorr as commodore. Schorr, a La Rue assumed […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

    The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter made its first public appearance at an air show May 21. Piloted by Lt. Cmdr. Eric “Magic” Buus, the F-35C made a single pass down the show line at the Joint Service Open House at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. The flight commemorated 100 years of naval aviation by highlighting […]

  • 2 December 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 50 Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) visited the Virginia Beach Town Center to view a theatrical history of President Lincoln’s life, Nov. 28. Prior to the performance of “Lincoln: the Man, the Movie, the Magic,” a Civil War-style band played in the foyer of the theater […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing has acquired autonomous maritime technology developer Liquid Robotics with the aim of growing its “seabed-to-space autonomous capabilities”. “With Liquid Robotics’ innovative technology and Boeing’s leading intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions, we are helping our customers address maritime challenges in ways that make existing platforms smarter, missions safer and operations more efficient,” said Leanne Caret, […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Won San has rolled out the red carpet for Royal Australian Navy sailors during the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise 2014 (MCMEX 14) in New Zealand.   Members of the Australian MCM Diving Detachment, drawn from HMAS Diamantina and Clearance Dive Team One, and […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) conducted a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck while transiting the eastern Mediterranean Sea on April 10, 2015. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Milciades “Tony” Then relieved Cmdr. Frank E. Brandon as Mitscher’s commanding officer. The ceremony marked the end of an 18 month […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 500 people seeking jobs and nearly 60 employers came to Naval Base San Diego’s (NBSD) Anchors Catering and Conference Center to participate in the “Hiring Our Heroes” employment fair, Aug. 16. Hiring our Heroes began in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to help veterans and military […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., was awarded on Sept. 30 2011, a $12,005,287 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded basic ordering agreement to support repair work at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard on USS Key West (SSN 722), USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705), USS Charlotte (SSN 766) and USS Jacksonville (SSN 699). […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $7.4 million contract, Sept. 17, to Atlantic Contingency Constructors L.L.C., of Norfolk, Va. for repairs at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS JRB) New Orleans, La. after damages sustained from Hurricane Isaac. “As an installation, we try to prepare for the worst and hope for the […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra which was deployed to Fiji in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston is set to return to Australia March 30. Following a request from the Fijian government, HMAS Canberra was deployed to Fiji on March 1 to deliver humanitarian aid and assistance. HMAS Canberra was loaded with 60 tonnes of […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Three Merlin helicopters will go a-hunting off Sicily this weekend as they join the biggest anti-submarine exercise in western Europe. The aircraft, plus 75 personnel from RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall, are Britain’s contribution to NATO’s Proud Manta, a two-week war game involving the forces of ten Allied nations. The Royal Navy’s best submarine hunting helicopters […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities

    After the devastating cyclone named Winston hit Fiji on February 20, 2016 and left 42 people dead and caused significant material damage, Royal Australian Navy sent the HMAS Canberra landing helicopter dock to Fiji with 60 tonnes of emergency relief supplies, three MRH-90 helicopters and around 760 Australian Defence Force personnel including engineers, carpenters, electricians and plumbers to help […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Lynx Defender returned home to Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton following a nine-month deployment to the Middle East. During their 263 days away from the UK, 239 Lynx Flight from 815 Naval Air Squadron home base Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton, Somerset has been deployed in HMS Defender and their families waited to […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Six reservists from HMS Wildfire in Northwood honoured Her Majesty The Queen at her Diamond Jubilee River Pageant on the Thames on Sunday 3 June. Lieutenants Andrew Carey, Laura Harrison, Hannah MacKenzie and Gillian Niblock lined the quarterdeck at HMS President near Tower Bridge, ready to give the Queen three cheers on her arrival. The […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Vice Adm. David Buss, commander, Naval Air Forces, presented 23 Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with their enlisted air warfare specialist pins, and the ship’s first enlisted information dominance warfare specialist pin during a ceremony held on board Jan. 11. Buss, who served as the executive officer aboard Nimitz in the […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Navy League of the United States, Portland Council, visited submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), after the ship received a 30 million dollar overhaul, June 23. “Not many Navy ships come to Portland so I think for the Navy League it was helpful for them to come on the ship and […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 departed Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor Dec. 30 after a three-day port visit. The Vinson crew welcomed aboard more than 400 visitors to the ship’s hangar bay Dec. 27 for a reception. U.S. service members mingled with their […]