Search results for: MH370

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  • 18 April 2014

    At the recent media conference conducted by the Chief Coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston (Ret’d), said that the Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield had detected an oil slick on Sunday evening in her current search area.   Preliminary analysis of the sample collected by ADV Ocean Shield has […]

  • 9 April 2014

    During the search for missing Malaysian airliner MH370, AB Joshua Ruff, HMS Echo’s swimmer of the watch, is recovered after recovering some debris from the water.   No objects recovered by the survey ship have to date been found to come from the missing Malaysian airliner. The Royal Navy’s survey ship HMS Echo and nuclear-powered […]

  • 5 May 2014

    Ocean Shield will today return to Fleet Base West to replenish its supplies and conduct routine maintenance and software modifications to Phoenix Autonomous Underwater Vehicle ‘Artemis’ Bluefin-21.   On completion of the short port visit, Ocean Shield will return immediately to the search area where the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia has received satellite imagery of objects which could be related to the debris of the missing Malaysian plane, MH370.   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is coordinating the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, with assistance from the Australian Defence Force, the New Zealand Air […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur that “based on satellite imagery, it can be confirmed that no one on board the Malaysian flight MH 370, that went missing, survived.”   Earlier today, the Australian Navy’s P3 Orion detected two objects in the southern Indian Ocean search area that […]

  • 2 May 2014

    HMS Echo has joined HMS Tireless in standing down from the search for the signal from the black box of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.   The move comes after the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the search for the missing Malaysian aircraft is now moving into a new phase. Survey ship HMS Echo […]

  • 28 March 2014

    In an effort to pinpoint the exact location Malaysian Air MH370 landed in the Indian Ocean, U.S. 7th Fleet is sending a second P-8 Poseidon Patrol aircraft to Perth, Australia to aid in the search efforts.   The P-8 will fly from Okinawa, Japan to Perth on March 28 to join an international coalition of […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Today Australia, Malaysia and China announced the search area in the southern Indian Ocean, which represents the highest priority for future search efforts for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   An expert satellite working group has reviewed all existing information in order to define a search zone of up to 60,000 square kilometers along the […]

  • 10 June 2014

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has awarded Fugro a contract that will see the deployment of its specialist vessel, equipment and expertise in the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370).   Using its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, fitted with state-of-the art multibeam echosounder equipment, Fugro will conduct a […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft are continuing to support the Malaysian coordinated search mission for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   Chief of the Defence Force General David Hurley said Malaysian authorities coordinating the search had re-tasked an Australian aircraft. One RAAF AP-3C Orion yesterday commenced searching the Indian Ocean to the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 1 May 2014

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is commencing a new phase and will transition over the coming weeks to an intensified undersea search.   In the meantime Bluefin-21, which has completed its search of the 314 square kilometre area around the detections made by the Towed Pinger Locator, will continue to search adjacent […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Korea Opts for Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Aircraft The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program.   USS Elrod Takes Over Escort Duties of Libyan Seized Tanker The U.S. Navy’s USS Elrod relieved the USS Stout of its escort duties for the […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Toowoomba departed Fleet Base West near Perth on 29 March, to join the international search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.   The Anzac-class frigate has been diverted from other operational tasks to join the search. It will carry a S-70B2 Seahawk helicopter which was flown from the RAN’s Naval […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Up to 11 military aircraft, one civil aircraft and 15 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totalling approximately 47,644 square kilometres. The centre of the search areas lies approximately 2,200 kilometres north west of Perth. Today, […]

  • 25 April 2014

    The Royal Navy submarine has concluded its contribution to the search for the signal from the black box of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.   Working alongside the survey ship HMS Echo, Tireless played an important role in the hunt for the black box signal by using her specialist sonar capabilities. But, with the Australian command […]

  • 3 June 2014

    UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond attended an international security summit and met HMS Echo’s ship’s company during a visit to Singapore at the weekend.   The Defence Secretary attended the 13th International Institute for Strategic Studies Asia security summit in Singapore, which provides a forum for dialogue to foster regional security co-operation. He met with […]

  • 15 May 2014

    The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Bluefin-21, has been recovered about two hours into its first mission since returning to the search area so a communications problem could be investigated.   During the recovery, Bluefin-21 was damaged but was able to be repaired expeditiously with spare parts on board the ADV Ocean Shield. Examination of the communications […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The US Navy’s 7th Fleet supply ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) joined an international task force led by Australian Defence Force searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 off the Western Coast of Australia yesterday.   The U.S. 7th Fleet deployed Chavez in response to a formal Joint Operations Command request to the U.S. […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    According to the Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC), the Australian contracted survey vessel Fugro Equator has commenced operations in a defined search area, joining Chinese PLA-Navy ship Zhu Kezhen in undertaking survey activities.   Under the direction of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), the two vessels are conducting the bathymetric survey—or mapping of […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The town of Albany in Western Australia played host to a unique international visitor on 9 April when the People’s Liberation Army – Navy (PLA-N) vessel Qiandaohu visited.   The Fuchi class replenishment ship had spent more than a month at sea with a Chinese fleet as part of the international search for missing Malaysia […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Up to ten planes and nine ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has determined a search area of about 221,000 square kilometres,1504 kilometres North West of Perth. Nine military planes will assist in the search, while one civil jet will provide a communications […]

  • 25 March 2014

    Australian Minister for Defence David Johnston visited the centre of air operations supporting the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) led search for missing flight MH370 at RAAF Base Pearce today.   In supporting the AMSA search operations in the southern Indian Ocean, Pearce is now home to four Air Force AP-3C Orions, one Royal New […]

  • 14 April 2014

    A highlight of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been the level of international co-operation which has brought together the navies of Australia, China, United Kingdom and Malaysia in a common cause.   The co-operation between navies presented an opportunity for People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) Liaison Officer, Commander Lin Wan, to embark […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield deployed its towed pinger locator (TPL) for the first time on the morning of 4 April, as part of its ongoing search for missing Flight MH 370.   Almost 600 nautical miles west of Exmouth, the TPL was towed around 3,500 metres below the surface along the possible flight […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Yesterday afternoon, Bluefin-21 completed its last mission searching the remaining areas in the vicinity of the acoustic signals detected in early April by the Towed Pinger Locator deployed from ADV Ocean Shield, within its depth operating limits.   The data collected on yesterday’s mission has been analysed. As a result, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The six hours of data gathered by the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Bluefin-21 deployed on Monday night from Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield within the MH 370 search mission has been downloaded and analysed. No objects of interest were found, Australian JACC said.   The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle was again deployed last night from ADV […]

  • 17 April 2014

    The oil sample collected by Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield on Sunday within the search mission for missing MH 370 has now arrived in Perth and will be subject to detailed testing and analysis. Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said that it will provide details of the results when they become available.   […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The crew of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) is stepping up their search efforts for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean with round-the-clock coverage.   Kidd has been searching now for six days and the additional measures taken during this search mission are apparent both above and below […]