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  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) revealed it is in the midst of introducing unmanned surface vessels to patrol Singapore’s waters and detect and neutralize mines. As informed, these vessels will be remotely controlled from shore or other naval platforms at sea. Unmanned vessels will cut down the manpower required to operate each vessel to […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Authorities

    The Chief of Naval Operations released NAVADMIN 083/10 March 12 outlining the realignment of his staff at the Pentagon to enhance the Navy’s ability to navigate fiscal challenges and deliver fleet and platform readiness. Vice Adm. Bill Burke will assume the new position of Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Warfare Systems (N9) March […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Juan M. Garcia III, visited Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 23, marking the fifth and final stop of a three-continent tour showcasing the new 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative. While aboard NS Rota, Garcia conducted an all-hands call where he outlined the purpose of […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    This week, the US Navy’s Chief of Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran, is visiting Sailors assigned to Naples and Sigonella, Italy, in the Navy’s U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. During his trip, Moran and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, are meeting with Sailors assigned to commands at Naval Support Activity Naples, the U.S. 6th […]

  • 8 April 2011

      Ocean Systems Engineering Corp., Oceanside, Calif., is being awarded $12,179,394 for task order #0087 under previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (M67854-02-A-9020) for engineering and scientific support for networking and satellite communications. The scope of this statement of work is to provide engineering and technical support, on-going acquisition support, financial support, logistics support, website development and […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Argus has set sail to North America to get ready for the hurricane season. Onboard are a team from the Royal Navy’s Maritime Aviation Support Force (MASF), and they are ready to provide aid, whatever the conditions. RFA Argus set sail last Saturday and is currently on passage across the North […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has been awarded a three year contract to supply High Modulus PolyEthylene (HMPE) Rope and Technical Services to all classes of Royal Navy surface ships. Under the contract, Babcock will provide services including management activities, new manufacture, engineering support, post-design services, technical support and training, relating to an all-embracing range of usage and applications […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s top personnel officer is visiting Sailors this week assigned to Bahrain as well as those units deployed to the Navy’s U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in the Middle East. So far, Moran has met with Sailors assigned to the U.S. 5th Fleet’s headquarters, as well as those stationed aboard the amphibious […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Robert Burke is conducting his first fleet engagement this week since becoming CNP and is visiting Sailors assigned to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Station Mayport, and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia. “It is really important to me that Fleet Master Chief April Beldo and I meet with […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk, visited Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota, Spain, July 13, to look at base operations and address base personnel on topics including, Perform to Serve, workforce stabilization and the value of the Navy remaining a force of top performers. Van Buskirk enjoyed breakfast with NAVSTA Rota […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) talked with Sailors around the world during an all-hands call broadcast live from Defense Media Activity at Fort Meade, Md., Feb. 3. Vice Adm. Bill Moran and Fleet Master Chief April Belo, the Fleet Master Chief of Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E), took the time to address […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower & Reserve Affairs, the Honorable Juan Garcia III, visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) to tour and attend the weekly Pass-In-Review (PIR) recruit graduation, Aug. 15.   Garcia served as the reviewing officer at the ceremony and witnessed nine divisions, 713 seaman recruits in total, enter the fleet as […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Authorities

    Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced July 21, the President has made the following nominations: Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert for reappointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Greenert is currently serving as vice chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Vice Adm. Mark E. […]

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

    General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $44,5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will continue to provide staff and operate the NEMMI at the Naval […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract worth $41 million to perform non-nuclear submarine modernization and maintenance work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the contract, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative at the Naval Submarine Base here, providing a wide […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics​, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $41,616,738 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) requirements. Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will provide services required to support planned and emergent non-nuclear maintenance and repair of operational nuclear submarines, floating dry-docks, support and service craft, and other […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. (GDEB) signed an agreement with Naval Sea Systems Command for repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI). Within the USD 15 million deal, GDEB will provide NEMMI tasks in support of non-nuclear maintenance, modernization and repair of operational nuclear powered submarines, floating dry docks, […]

  • 9 July 2015

    More than 260 military and civilian augmentees from Australia and the U.S. arrived aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), July 6, bringing additional manpower and competencies to the U.S. 7th Fleet staff prior to the start of exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Military leaders from each nation stressed to troops the […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The deadline to submit nominations for the 2011 Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award is March 16. The award recognizes a private sector individual or organization that has demonstrated exceptional patriotism and humanitarian concerns for members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their families, according to NAVADMIN 050/12 released Feb. 9. Submissions must […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The first edition of this year’s Naval Commanders’ Conference is taking place in New Delhi, India, from 25 to 28 May 15. During the Conference the Indian Chief of the Naval Staff reviews critical operational and administrative issues in the Indian Navy. The Conference comes in the wake of a high tempo campaign season for the Navy, starting […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $11 million contract to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.   With this modification, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI) at […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Authorities

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN)(Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Honorable Juan M. Garcia III, kicked off a tour to the region Japan U.S. military installations with a visit to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) Aug. 27. During his tour of the region, Garcia is scheduled to visit a total of five region Japan area installations […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Dozens of Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary unit (MEU) embarked aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) trained alongside the ship’s crew of Sailors to learn the principles of shipboard damage control, Jan. 5. The exercises, conducted by the ship’s damage control training team (DCTT), were designed to help Marines […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities

    A group of UK Royal Naval Reservists (RNR) recently joined HMS Illustrious to spend some time learning and training alongside their regular counterparts on an operational warship.   A total of 19 Reservists from a range of different backgrounds and units across the country joined the ship for almost two weeks. Integrated within host departments, […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Industry news

    Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, has received a $29.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the development of advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms.   Under the contract awarded on January 17th, the Company will undertake submarine research and development studies in support of a wide […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy announced the annual recertification of Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) for Fiscal Year 2013 in a Navy message released April 30. SDAP is an incentive pay ranging from $75 to $450 a month used to entice qualified personnel to accept designated assignments and to sustain adequate manning levels. In order to qualify for […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    As the delivery of new Dornier 228 maritime surveillance aircraft, the Indian Navy announced it would set up three new naval air squadrons, which will be based in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Besides this, the central government has also sanctioned manpower towards manning additional aircraft in existing Dornier Surveillance Squadrons in Kerala and Andaman Islands. […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities

    The US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson announced that Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith has temporarily assumed the duties of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON). The announcement follows the resignation of Master Chief Steven Giordano who stepped down after reports emerged he had created a toxic work environment. […]