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  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) welcomed a Kuwait Navy Delegation to Naval Station Norfolk for a tour, Dec. 11. MARMC personnel briefed the delegation on MARMC’s dive locker and recompression chamber capabilities during the visit. Derrick Mitchell, MARMC production manager, said: The objective of the visit was to provide the Kuwait Navy Delegation with information […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) welcomed the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RNSF) to in Norfolk, Virginia, April 7-9. The purpose of the visit was to demonstrate how one of the Navy’s Regional Maintenance Centers (RMCs) operates. MARMC Production Manager, Derrick Mitchell, briefed the delegation on MARMC’s shop capabilities, as well as its organizational structure, processes […]

  • 10 June 2015

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) oversaw the undocking of the coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8), which is nearing the end of a 12-month structural and systems overhaul as part of its dock selected restricted availability at Colonna’s Shipyard, June 2. The most significant portion of Zephyr to be restored was damage to her […]

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

    US Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s (MARMC) Production Department completed repairs to Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1653, dry docked in Dynamic (AFDL 6) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Sept. 1. LCU-1653, attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 2, suffered damage to the aft starboard side of her hull during training exercises this summer. Hull Maintenance […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Alion Science and Technology, an engineering and operational solutions firm, announced November 9, that it has been awarded a $63 million Navy contract for maintenance, repair and modernization at the Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC). Alion will provide engineering, analytical, logistics and technical support for the submarine’s mechanical and electronics systems at MARMC. In particular, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) Dive Team Charlie completed a five-blade change out on USS Anzio’s (CG 68) port side propeller, Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 20. Upon initial inspection during a cleaning by Seaward Marine Services, only three blades were visibly damaged; however, all five blades had to be changed out in order to […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s (MARMC) Production Department made key emergent repairs to the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) which resulted in an on time departure from Naval Station Norfolk, June 9. MARMC Pipe Shop Zone Manager Bryon Myers received a call June 8, that Leyte Gulf had lost its potable water. Essentially, a […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Carrier Strike Group 12’s commander visited Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during an underwater hub change out at Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 5. Rear Adm. Andrew L. Lewis observed divers who were using a new cofferdam to perform the change out. MARMC Dive Teams Delta […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) is nearly ready to head to her new homeport in Japan after works on her maintenance availability were completed in Norfolk. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) completed the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Planned Maintenance Availability on June 9. MARMC was tasked with overseeing repairs and […]

  • 22 June 2018

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class USS Farragut (DDG 99) was underway as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group when a cooling fan failure forced the US Navy to carry out underway repairs on the destroyer in Norway. USS Farragut was scheduled to take part in an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Norwegian […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    DARPA and the US Navy recently agreed to locate a fabrication laboratory, or Fab Lab, at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in Norfolk, Virginia, under DARPA’s Manufacturing Experimentation and Outreach Two (MENTOR2) program. The goal of MENTOR2 is to reduce logistics supply chain costs and boost defense readiness by improving training and tools for […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) has reached a half-way point during its planned maintenance availability (PMA), the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) said March 15. Since the commencement of Wasp’s PMA in January, a considerable amount of work has gone into getting the ship to this point. “I’m proud of where we are, […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Queen Elizabeth Fires Up Its Long Range Radar The crew of Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth flashed up the new carrier’s long range radar as part of ongoing preparations to ready the leviathan for sea next year. Australia to Demonstrate Amphibious Skills Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, is preparing to demonstrate […]

  • 13 March 2015

    French Navy Frigate FNS Floreal recently paid a visit to the South African Navy (SAN). The vessel berthed at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town on Friday, March 6, for an informal visit. Commander Marc Woodcock, Commanding Officer of FNS Floreal, who took command of the Reunion Island-based vessel on 10 July 2014, along with […]

  • 11 January 2017

    U.S. Navy’s Amphibious Squadron 11 held a change of command aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) in Sasebo, Japan, on January 9. During the ceremony, Capt. George Doyon relieved Capt. Ed Thompson as Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11. The ceremony’s guest speaker, Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet, […]

  • 23 September 2015

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego on Sept. 18. Cmdr. Mark Nieswiadomy turned over command of the guided-missile destroyer to Cmdr. Marc Crawford. The change of command ceremony honored the end of a 36-month tour aboard Gridley for Nieswiadomy. Prior to assuming […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Sailors and Marines of amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) celebrated the Navy’s 239th birthday on October 13. After the USS San Diego’s choir delivered the national anthem, the crew stood at ease as Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Kalis Fells introduced the guest speaker for the ceremony, Chief Electronics Technician Marc Sessions, the […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has signed a $2.68 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the purchase of thousands of additional APKWS laser-guided rockets, BAE Systems said. This type of a contract enables the US Navy to purchase APKWS guidance kits over a five-year period, representing full-rate production lots 8-12. To meet growing demand, BAE Systems […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) anchored in Hong Kong Harbor together with guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) on October 2. The ships arrived in Hong Kong for a regular port call during their regional patrol. “The sailors and airmen of Carrier Strike Group Five look forward to rich and diverse experiences […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited the Republic of Korea (ROK) Dec. 8-9 to meet with Sailors, Marines, and senior leaders to reaffirm the Department of the Navy’s strong commitment to the U.S. and ROK alliance. During his visit, Secretary Ray Mabus met with Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to the ROK, Han Min-koo, […]

  • 15 April 2014

    The crew of HMAS Success have not wavered in their efforts in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the vast southern Indian Ocean.   The ship has maintained round-the-clock lookouts in the hope of finding debris which could be connected to the missing aircraft and provide some clue to its final location. […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) met up with the task group assembled around French Navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), for a series of exercises in the Andaman Sea on June 7. FS Charles de Gaulle was accompanied by French anti-submarine destroyer FS Latouche Treville (D 646), anti-submarine […]

  • 27 June 2018

    US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is on a visit to Manila, Philippines, together with two Ticonderoga-class cruisers. Accompanied by cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), Reagan arrived in Manila for a scheduled port visit on June 26. “Manila is one of the favorite port visits for sailors in […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Sydney has returned to its homeport in Garden Island, Sydney, after five and a half months on patrol.   Sydney sailed at short notice in early April and was operationally employed in a border patrol role. While Operation RESOLUTE was the largest part of Sydney’s program, the ship’s company also honed their […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The French Navy has recently awarded a four year contract to a consortium of Telespazio France and Airbus Defence and Space to provide a satellite-based maritime surveillance service. Under the Trimaran 2 contract, a follow-up to Trimaran 1, maritime zone commanders will have access to a portal for surveillance services using optical and radar imaging and AIS […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60), a Military Sealift Command oceanographic survey ship, moored in Cartagena, to conduct subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) with the Oceanographic and Hydrographic Center of the Colombian navy in support of Southern Partnership Station-Oceanographic 2015, the week of Feb. 22. The goal of subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) is to exchange ideas, knowledge […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Royal Australian Navy assets on both sides of Australia were active last night in Search and Rescue operations.   As HMAS Success continued her mission searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, a Navy Seahawk helicopter from 816 Squadron was sent to assist in locating seafarers who had activated a distress beacon offshore on the […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. and Japan Self Defense Force service members are set to carry out amphibious operations off of Guam and Tinian during a bilateral U.S. – Japan training exercise called Keen Sword. U.S. Navy and Marine Corps units and personnel will combine with Japanese Self Defense Force units to conduct a range of amphibious missions between […]

  • 24 November 2017

    The search for three missing sailors following a C-2A Greyhound crash on November 22 was ended at 10:00 am Japan Standard Time on November 24, the US Navy announced. The Grumman C-2A Greyhound, used by the navy for carrier onboard delivery, crashed at approximately 2:45 pm, Wednesday, while en route to the US aircraft carrier […]