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  • 17 September 2019

    Massachusetts-based Hydroid Inc has received a $52.3 million contract modification to increase the ceiling for production support for the MK 18 family of unmanned underwater vehicle systems. The latest modification brings the cumulative value of this contract, if all options are exercised, to $100.1 million. Hydroid, a Kongsberg subsidiary, is delivering the REMUS 100 and […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy recently demonstrated a new mine sweeping technique during a test in which a MH-60S helicopter deployed a MK-18 Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV). This demonstration proved a possible lighter, less time intensive way to sweep for mines in theatre, compared to a MH-53E helicopter towing a Mk-107 sled. According to NSWC PCD […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Hydroid Inc. landed a 26.2 million contract for engineering services, repair and training support for the US Navy’s MK 18 unmanned underwater vehicle family of systems. The REMUS range of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles – AUV are free-swimming autonomus underwater vehicles characterized by modularity, reliability and possibility for custom design. The work will be performed in […]

  • 30 June 2013
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    Royal Navy of Oman Takes Delivery of First Khareef Class Warship The first warship built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) as part of Project Khareef for the design, build and delivery of three corvettes, has been formally handed over in a ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth today. France: Exercise […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has deployed the MK18 Mod 2 Kingfish underwater unmanned vehicle for operations in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility, following more than 30 sorties over 15 days of mock deployment testing in the Gulf of Mexico, the Navy announced June 20.  Kingfish is an autonomous underwater unmanned vehicle (UUV) used by the […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s helicopter mine countermeasures squadron (HM) 15 carried out annual airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) for almost two weeks earlier in October. HM-15’s annual helicopter advanced readiness program (HARP) HAWKEX training is conducted at NSWC PCD where the squadron can receive technical support to equipment used […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Oceanography’s Fleet Survey Team (FST) and Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center (NOMWC) recently joined the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise for an opportunity to develop interoperability with European allies in mine countermeasure operations. FST and the Hydrographic Support Squadron of the Polish Navy (HSSPN) conducted the two navies’ first cooperative hydrographic survey of […]

  • 14 August 2015
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    US Navy’s USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully tracked and neutralized both single and multiple fast inshore attack craft during live-fire testing off the coast of California July 18-22. The ship’s crew and embarked surface warfare (SUW) mission package (MP) detachment conducted test events using the ship’s core weapons system – the Mk 110 57mm gun-and […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded an $11,683,081 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5302) for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) ordnance alteration kits, production support material, interim support parts, and equipment in support of DDG 51 class new construction, Aegis modernization programs, and Aegis ashore programs. The MK 41 VLS provides […]

  • 13 June 2011

      Lockheed Martin, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded an $80,174,040 firm-fixed-price contract for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) electrical modules and related equipment. The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class surface combatants, allied Navy surface combatants, and Aegis Ashore requirements for Missile Defense Agency’s Ground […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Baltimore Md., is being awarded an $8,785,494 contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5347) for electrical design agent for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG-47 and DDG-51 class surface combatants of the U.S. Navy, as well […]

  • 18 July 2014
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    In only seven months of operating the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Maritime Combat Helicopter, NUSQN 725 has achieved successful Mk 54 torpedo firings during the current deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC).   In a Royal Australian Navy first, a total of three Mk 54 torpedos were employed against dynamic targets provided by […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Lockheed Martin, American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technology company, has received a $20,616,676 modification to a previously awarded contract. This contract is awarded to MK41 Vertical Launching System, production support material, interim support parts and equipment in support of DDG 51 Class Construction. The Vertical Launching System MK41 is a shipborne missile […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Royal Navy aviators embarked aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will be taking part in submarine-hunting tests with the US Navy. According to the Royal Navy, the 820 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) are sending a team and two of their Merlin Mk2 helicopters to the Atlantic Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre, to take part […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $18,346,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5437) for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System.  The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships’ defenses.  […]

  • 15 July 2014
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    The UK’s next generation of submarine-hunting Merlin helicopters have entered service with the Royal Navy 4 months earlier than planned.   Since successfully entering service with the Royal Navy, the aircraft have been put through their paces on exercise in the Atlantic Ocean. Embarked on HMS Illustrious, the Merlin Mk2 aircraft took part in Exercise […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

      Article by: Peter Ong The US Navy’s Coastal Riverine Forces (CRF) – comprised of two Coastal Riverine Groups based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Imperial Beach, California – received delivery of its first new Mark VI patrol boat in 2014. Built by SafeBoats International in Bremerton, Washington, the twelve MK VI patrol boats are […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Change of Command ceremony for the frigate HMNZS TE KAHA was held on 1 February at Devonport Naval Base. Commander David McEwan RNZN assumed Command and Commander Jon Beadsmore relinquished Command. Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Jack Steer presided. TE KAHA is built to the German MEKO 200 Class design. Sections of the ship […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin successfully launched the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) Boosted Test Vehicle (BTV) from a MK 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) canister at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the company-funded test, the MK 41 VLS successfully launched the LRASM BTV. The BTV, which includes the proven Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket (VL/ASROC) Mk-114 […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy’s MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin, the U.S. defence contractor said.   Namely, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy’s intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) welcomed nearly 180 friends and family members aboard for a friends and family day cruise, Sept. 7. The crew held its annual one-day excursion to boost morale and give loved ones a chance to experience life aboard a Navy ship first-hand. “Bunker Hill has had a […]

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

    U.S. Navy’s annual technology exercise (ANTX) saw an autonomous underwater vehicle launch an unmanned aerial vehicle, all while being commanded by an unmanned surface vehicle. Defense technology company Lockheed Martin demonstrated the integration capabilities of its products by having the Marlin MK2 AUV launch the small UAV Vector Hawk. In addition to Marlin and Vector Hawk, the Submaran, an unmanned surface vehicle […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Industry news

    Colonna’s Shipyard Inc., a full service ship repair facility located in the Port of Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $17.9 million fixed-price contract by US Navy for a dry-docking phased maintenance availability on the USS Monsoon (PC 4) for the accomplishment of miscellaneous structural, electrical and mechanical repairs, including dry-docking. This contract contains options, […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy and coalition assets completed the US 5th Fleet Theater Counter Mine and Maritime Security Exercise on September 18. As explained, the multi-faceted exercise was conducted to ensure maritime stability and security in the US Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic […]

  • 22 October 2015
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    The Royal Australian Navy has developed a pilot training course for maintainers of the Mk 92 Mod 12 Fire Control System on Guided Missile Frigates or FFG. Electronics Technicians, Chief Petty Officer William Edmondston, Petty Officer Matt Harper and Leading Seaman Mathew Webster developed the course at short notice, after the United States Navy ceased […]

  • 31 October 2018
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    The US Navy Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) established a digital air connection between a ship at sea and an airborne US Marine Corps Joint Strike Fighter F-35B aircraft for the first time ever. The demonstrations proved the combat system’s ability to share digital tactical data from a JSF across a deployed expeditionary strike group. […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Industry news

      Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Port Hueneme Division led an Evolved Seasparrow Missile integration test aboard the Turkish navy frigate TCG Gediz (F-495), March 5-18, in preparation for live-fire testing to be conducted in April. The integration test verified the ability of the ship’s Seasparrow Missile system to interface with the onboard combat system, […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy ships will be conducting missile firing tests at the Norwegian Andoya Test Center (ATC) in waters off Andenes, Norway. F 124 frigate Sachsen, F123 frigate Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the K 130-class corvette Oldenburg will be taking part in the exercise set to be held between April 18 and 29. Additionally, FGS Sachsen will embark two […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The cutters will enter Ukrainian Navy service as Sloviansk (P190) and Starobilsk (P191).