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  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A US Coast Guard Station Brant Point, Massachusetts, crew transferred the tow of the 90-foot fishing vessel Madison Kate to a contracted salvage company at about noon, Tuesday, in the Great Round Shoal Channel. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Monday, the fishing vessel Madison Kate notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) returned to its homeport in Groton, Conn., July 22, after completing a scheduled six-month deployment. Under the command of Cmdr. Chris Williams, Springfield transited more than 34,000 miles and conducted maritime operations in Europe and the Middle East in support of U.S. national security interests. “The crew […]

  • 20 December 2012

    The Navy announced the realignment of approximately 2,000 Sailors from the Engineman (EN) rating to the Machinist’s Mate (MM) rating and disestablishment of the Full Time Support (FTS) EN rating according to a Navy message released Dec. 19. The move will enhance surface ship readiness and improve diesel engine proficiency and effectiveness, according to NAVADMIN […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s landing craft community paused in the waters off Plymouth to remember one of their own killed a decade ago in Iraq. Royal Marines and sailors from across the amphibious forces gathered on a landing craft to remember all 11 commandos lost on Operation Telic, in particular Mne Chris Maddison, fatally wounded when his […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Industry news

      L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, L.L.C., Madison, Miss., is being awarded a $26,344,361 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-D-0007) to exercise an option for organizational, selected intermediate, and limited depot level maintenance for F-16, F-18, H-60, and E-2C aircraft operated by the adversary squadrons based at Naval Air Station, Fallon, Nev. Work will […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The United States Navy and the Naval Historical Foundation celebrated 200th anniversary the Battle of Lake Erie by hosting a series of events at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Sept. 10. The museum events in the morning and afternoon gave visitors a glimpse of Navy life during the War of 1812 and treating […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Vice Admiral Mark Norman assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy from Vice Admiral Paul Maddison yesterday morning at Cartier Square Drill Hall in a formal ceremony attended by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and presided over by General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff. Minister MacKay has […]

  • 18 June 2014

    More than 150 Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were frocked to Petty Officer 3rd Class, Petty Officer 2nd Class, and Petty Officer 1st Class during a frocking ceremony at Huntington Hall, June 16.   Frocking is a Navy tradition that dates back to the early 1800s. It’s a ceremony […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The National President of the Navy League of Canada announced on January 16th that Master Seaman Rebecca Charlesworth from HMCS MALAHAT in Victoria, British Columbia has been selected as the 2012 Lockheed Martin Centennial Award recipient. The award ceremony was attended by Mr. David Yates, National Vice President, The Navy League of Canada, the President […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Thirty-seven Sailors aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) advanced to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony June 3.   Frocking, a naval tradition that dates back to the early 1800s, authorizes newly advanced Sailors to wear the rank and assume the responsibilities of the pay grade for which they […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded a $151,3 million indefinite-delivery requirements contract to provide organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance and logistics services in support of approximately 200 T-45 aircraft based at Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi; NAS Kingsville, Texas; NAS Pensacola, Florida; and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.   Logistics services […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) held a change of command ceremony in the ship’s homeport of San Diego, Aug. 30. During the ceremony, Cmdr. William H. Baxter turned over command of the guided missile destroyer to Cmdr. Randy J. Van Rossum, who has previously served as the ship’s executive officer. The ceremony marked the […]

  • 21 August 2014

    BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Inc., Rockville, Maryland; General Dynamics C4 Systems, Taunton, Massachusetts; Global Technical Systems, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia; and Serco, Inc., Reston, Virginia, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) production units.   The estimated, cumulative […]

  • 15 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      DCNS has completed the hull of the first Gowind offshore patrol vessel on schedule. The forward and aft halves were mated late last week at… (defense-aerospace) [mappress] Source: defense-aerospace, March 15, 2011;

  • 13 June 2011

      Responding to requests made to the chief of naval personnel (CNP) during his visit to the operating forces in Fifth Fleet, the Navy announced changes and clarification to the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), June 9. NAVADMIN 180/11 extends the deadline for Sailors to request a rating conversion and updates how these requests will be […]

  • 4 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took part in the Petty Officer 1st Class Navy-wide advancement exam on the ship’s forward mess decks, March 1. The Navy-wide advancement exams take place for qualified enlisted Sailors E-3 to E-5 twice a year. The exams tests a Sailor’s knowledge in areas of basic […]

  • 25 February 2013

    In an unusual turn of events, the Royal Navy’s duty search and rescue helicopter was called to assist in four separate incidents in the Lake District on Saturday (23 Feb). All four calls were to assist with injured climbers on Helvellyn, Swirral Edge, Scafell Pike and St Sunday Crag. During the course of the afternoon, […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Victoria conducted diving operations in the local waters near Victoria, B.C. Yesterday’s dive was witnessed by General Walt Natynczyk, Chief of the Defence Staff, and Vice-Admiral Paul Maddison, Commander, Royal Canadian Navy. HMCS Victoria is currently at sea conducting equipment trials and crew training such that the submarine can be […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Research & Development, Vessels

    US Navy’s World War II Atlanta-class light cruiser USS Juneau (CL-52) was located off the coast of the Solomon Islands in South Pacific by the crew research vessel (R/V) Petrel. R/V Petrel, which was acquired by Microsoft co-founder and investor Paul Allen and fitted with subsea equipment capable of diving to 6,000 meters, located the cruiser on March […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) got underway from its Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on November 3 to start an independent deployment to the Western Pacific. While deployed, the ship will conduct theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. Having steadily worked through a sustainment cycle, the ship’s commanding officer […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Chief of Naval Personnel discussed manpower issues with crew members from two Los Angeles-class submarines during a pierside all-hands call June 11, which wrapped up a two-day visit to Groton, Conn.   Vice Adm. Bill Moran spoke to 150 Sailors from USS Toledo (SSN 769) and USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720). He also met separately […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) conducted visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. VBSS emerged after the initial Gulf War as a measure to support continued maritime interdiction operations imposed by United Nations resolutions. Today’s VBSS training covers areas […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The AEGIS Training and Readiness Center (ATRC), which manages and operates Fire Controlman (FC) “C” school, recently hosted the FC Combat Systems Strategic Training Ratings Review (CSSTRR) at Vista Point Catering and Conference Center onboard Naval Station Norfolk, March 31 to April 2. Twenty U.S. Navy commands and four ships, including USS Mahan (DDG 72), USS […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed from Naval Base San Diego to retrieve NASA equipment in the Pacific Ocean, Dec. 1. Anchorage will use its amphibious capabilities to conduct an at-sea recovery of the Orion space capsule. NASA operatives will launch Orion into Earth’s orbit and wait for it to […]

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

    The Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT) program provides unique career opportunities for some first-term Sailors through apprentice-level formal and on-the-job training within a 24-month period.   The main purpose of PACT is to provide Sailors who are unsure about which Navy career fields interest them an opportunity to learn about different Navy jobs without having […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Training & Education

    With the high cost of the summer vacation season right around the corner, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) leaders remind Sailors to be wary of predatory lending practices. According to Holly Petraeus, assistant director of the CFPB Office of Service Member Affairs, the number of service members affected by predatory lending acts is hard to […]

  • 21 December 2016

    The U.S. Navy officially announced December 21 that its sailors may, once again, be addressed by their rating titles that were previously scrapped.  By doing so, the navy reversed its controversial decision from September which said that sailors would no longer be addressed by their rating but by generic titles, Seaman or Petty Officer. John Richardson, […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    As part of contracts awarded by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA), DCNS has selected Thales to equip the French Navy’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and the two French Horizon-class frigates with latest-generation IFF[1] identification systems.   The installation of these new systems, part of Thales’s BlueGate product family, will overcome the limitations of […]

  • 14 May 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews responded to a report of three people in distress aboard a vessel taking on water approximately 22 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge Tuesday evening.   The Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call at approximately 7:25 p.m. from a person aboard commercial fishing vessel Leslie […]