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  • 25 December 2018
    Authorities

    Unidentified Venezuelan Navy vessels have intercepted a research vessel operating in Guyana waters under a contract with ExxonMobil. Guyana’s foreign ministry said the Ramform Tethys was intercepted by the Venezuelan navy at 10.30 hours on Saturday December 22, 2018. The vessel, flagged by the government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, was contracted to conduct […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US-based subsidiary of Australian shipbuilder Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Mobile (LCS 26) in MObile, Alabama on December 14. The ship’s sponsor, Rebecca Byrne, wife of Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., authenticated the keel for the 13th Independence variant of the littoral combat ship (LCS) during the […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $106 million contract to procure long lead time material and engineering support for the fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base ship (ESB-5). Formerly known as the Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base program, Expeditionary Mobile Base is a ship that provides logistics movement from sea […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities

    Hundreds of friends and shipmates gathered together to honor the life and military service of a USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) crew member, May 2.   Master Chief Fire Controlman (SW) Mark A. Dinyar, who had been a member of the Mobile Bay crew since September 2007, died unexpectedly April 19 just six months short […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) changed command during a pierside ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, March 3. Capt. Timothy Kott turned over command of the Ticonderoga-class cruiser to Capt. Sean McLaren. Under Kott’s leadership, Mobile Bay was one of the most decorated ships in the Pacific Fleet, earninging two consecutive Battle Efficiency […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education, Vessels

    Naval Today is proud to announce the launch of a new, revamped, and most importantly, improved mobile website. You can access it using your smartphone at mobile.navaltoday.com We’ve been working on it for some time now, as we’ve realized that more and more readers consume their news using the ever-present smartphone. According to Reuters Institute […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) held a change-of-command ceremony at sea, March 8. Capt. Timothy Kott relieved Capt. Thomas Halvorson as commanding officer. Guest speaker, Rear Admiral Mike Shoemaker, commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3, praised Halvorson for his performance during his tour. “Your team, Tom, has excelled,” said Shoemaker. […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy has christened its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Mobile (LCS 26). The christening ceremony took place at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, on December 7, 2019. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, representing Alabama’s first district, delivered the christening ceremony’s principal address. His wife, Rebecca Byrne, president and […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Aware, Inc, a leading global provider of biometrics software and services, yesterday announced that the US Navy has deployed a mobile biometric solution supplied by Aware as part of the Navy’s Identity Dominance program. The solution includes a hardware-agnostic software application developed by Aware to operate on third-party ruggedized biometric capture devices. The application uses […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The six members of the new Operational Stress Control (OSC) Mobile Training Team (MTT) have completed three weeks of orientation and intensive training here and will report to their home bases in Norfolk and San Diego, officials said Nov. 2. The two three-person teams are part of the latest effort to expand delivery of OSC […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will honor the cities where the littoral combat ships are being constructed by naming the next two LCS after them. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced September 22, that the next Freedom and Independence variant littoral combat ships will be named USS Marinette (LCS 25) and USS Mobile (LCS 26). […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The Navy’s first Mobile User Objective System satellite was launched Feb. 24 from Space Launch Complex 41. MUOS is a next-generation narrowband tactical communications system designed to improve communications for U.S. forces on the move. MUOS will provide military users simultaneous voice, video and data capability by leveraging 3G mobile communications technology. Born from the […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 stood in formation alongside members of all services on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks; 12 years to the day. The remembrance began with morning colors at which time the American flag was flown at half-mast as a symbol of mourning. Following […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit 11 departed San Diego October 26 to begin their deployment to Bahrain to assume command of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56.1. CTF 56.1 is responsible for coordinating underwater mine countermeasures, expeditionary salvage, the counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) fight and C-IED transition and training efforts in the Commander, […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities

    Defense ministers attending NATO’s North Atlantic Council meeting on Wednesday agreed on the creation of a new command for the Atlantic which would ensure better cooperation between Europe and the US and Canada. This command would coordinate the protection of sea lines of communication between Europe and North America. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, NATO […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The first US Navy guided-missile cruiser to receive the Aegis baseline 9 combat system upgrade tested the updated combat system with a live-fire missile exercise off the coast of Southern California. The historic missile exercise was carried out by USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) on October 24. Mobile Bay is the first cruiser to upgrade from the […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Southeast region Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Fleet Master Mobile Training Team (MMTT) deployed to Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola to train command teams Dec. 13-14. The SAPR-F training is the latest event in the Navy’s aggressive efforts to prevent sexual assaults and promote essential culture changes within the force. The 20 SAPR-F […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French company ECA Group recently demonstrated its unmanned solution for port and coastal protection in the Toulon area, south of France. The mobile system is based on several robotic systems, a USV Inspector Mk2 and a UAV IT180-60, controlled and supervised from a centralized Command and Control center based onshore. This system can be used for homeland […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 30 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 participated in a friendship exchange at Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa’s White Beach Naval Facility, Aug. 24. NMCB 3 volunteers joined roughly 60 other participants from the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), their families and Sailors from Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa’s (CFAO) Junior Enlisted […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) played host to sailors from the Luhu-class destroyer CNS Haikou (DDG 171), one of three People’s Liberation Army-Navy [PLA(N)] ships which visited Naval Base San Diego, August 10-14.   The Haikou, along with the Jiangkai-class frigate CNS Yueyang (FFG 575) and […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Research & Development

      Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Laura M. Napier, daughter of Patricia and Dolliver Napier of Mansfield, and a crew of about 370 sailors homepor… (mansfieldnewsjournal) [mappress] Source: mansfieldnewsjournal, July 4, 2011;

  • 5 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    When members of Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2’s Area Search Platoon (ASP) participated in a controlled exercise with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 12, EOD technicians were able to execute their mission in a fraction of the time. EODMU 12 was tasked to find mine shapes off the coast of Key West, […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Industry news

    The crew of the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) was awarded the prestigious 2012 Spokane Trophy during a ceremony on the ship’s flightdeck, Sept. 27. The Spokane Trophy is an annual award sponsored by the Spokane, Wash., Council of the Navy League of the United States and is presented to the Pacific Fleet’s […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Navy accepted delivery of the first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), from General Dynamics-NASSCO, May 14, in San Diego, Calif. The Mobile Landing Platform is a new class of ship and highly flexible platform that will provide capability for large-scale logistics movements such as the transfer of light and heavy vehicles […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Three U.S. Navy Seabee Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) technicians arrived in Virginia April 29 to assist the final dry-docking for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The technicians will utilize three recently completed 2500kVA substations to aid the shipyard in this process for the Navy’s oldest and largest nuclear powered aircraft carrier. After more than […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Authorities

    Commander, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2, Capt. Timothy Rudderow, relieved Cmdr. Michael Runkle of his duties May 8 as commanding officer, Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, Virginia Beach, Va. Runkle was relieved due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command. Capt. Dan Shultz, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) Assistant […]

  • 17 March 2011

      For the second time in history, a U.S. naval officer on a U.S. warship entering Mobile Bay, Alabama uttered the words, “Damn the torpedoes… (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville,March 17, 2011;

  • 24 March 2011
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will visit Austal USA’s Mobile River shipyard Friday afternoon to make an announcement about the littoral co… by Dan Murtaugh (al) [mappress] Source: al,March 24, 2011;

  • 15 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 15, based in Belton, Mo., completed water well training Jan. 14. During the past week, 25 Seabees from NMCB 15’s water well team trained to execute the field portion of the well drill rig, drilling more than 200 feet down into the surface of the earth to access […]