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  • 26 March 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Modus Seabed Intervention continues to demonstrate its commitment to be at the forefront of subsea technologies with the creation of a new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) division. The North East England-based company has begun an investment programme into a planned fleet of AUV units; utilised for survey and inspection across the offshore field development life […]

  • 18 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Modus Operandi, a leading software and information integration technology company, has been selected to provide the U.S. Navy with an innovative intelligence analysis system that fuses human intelligence with several other types of intelligence and video, dramatically reducing analyst workload and improving the targeting of threats on land and sea. The Phase I small […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Training & Education

    A team of 12 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), received vessel protection training from French and Ukrainian specialists in Mombasa. The training is the second in an ongoing scheme and part of the comprehensive approach to improve AMISOM capabilities, in this case with enhanced and specialised drills to respond […]

  • 31 January 2017

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra (F-85) returned from her Mediterranean Sea deployment after spending four months saving lives at sea and preventing human and weapon smuggling. By returning to Rota Naval Base on January 31, Navarra concluded her deployment to EUNAVFOR operation Sophia, aimed at fighting human trafficking in the Mediterranean Sea. According to the Spanish […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Training & Education

    A team of 24 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) received vessel protection training from French and Estonian troops in Mombasa onboard FS FLOREAL, which is operating as part of the EU NAVFOR. The training was planned as part of ongoing improvements in capability and to enhance AMISOMs drills in […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) will join other U.S. maritime stakeholders in the second annual Joint U.S Agency-Industry Counter-Piracy Summit in mid-December. Representatives from the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Homeland Security, Defense and Justice will join industry officials in a piracy simulation designed to strengthen overall coordination between all stakeholders by rehearsing for an actual pirate […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Equipment & technology

    After a two-day delay due to tropical storm conditions, the U.S. Navy’s fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite launched on September 2nd at 6:18 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 41. MUOS-4, whose signal was acquired approximately three hours after launch, completes the initial operational constellation and provides near global network coverage for warfighters […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Equipment & technology

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has signed nine different memoranda of understanding (MoU) with Australian companies to manufacture its countermeasure solutions for the Royal Australian Navy in Australia. As informed, Naval Group Pacific is proposing a breakthrough in anti-torpedo countermeasures for Australia’s submarine and surface ship programs with CANTO, the latest countermeasure generation based on Dilution/Confusion […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $25.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy for additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Modules. The company will deliver three mission module packages – two for surface warfare missions and one for mine countermeasures. “Northrop Grumman continues to demonstrate that, as the mission package integrator, we are delivering high […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived at Naval Base San Diego after completing the third Underway Recovery Test (URT-3) for NASA’s Orion Program, Sept. 19.   USNS Salvor (ARS 52) was completing URT-4A, a towing and recovery test with NASA’s test model of the crew module when Anchorage arrived at the recovery site […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    On February 18, 2015, Austal and the US Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), the fourth Independence-variant LCS class ship built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal as prime contractor by the Navy in 2010. Captain Tom Anderson, Littoral Combat Ship Program […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Industry news

    The Vertical Launch System (VLS) has been successfully installed in the first Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD). Combat proven with more than 3,500 successful missile firings, the MK 41 VLS module has been deployed by 12 navies, in more than 20 different ship classes in more than 180 ships.   The system is a modular design […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) began initial operational test and evaluation of the surface-to-surface missile module (SSMM) on November 17, the US Navy has announced. According to the navy, the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) started two months ahead of schedule. The SSMM is the newest addition to the Littoral Combat Ship […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French defense contractor MDBA has unveiled a new shipborne module for the launching of Mistral missiles called SPIMM (Self-Protection Integrated Mistral Module). The air-defense module is based on the SIMBAD-RC system and designed to equip ships of all types, particularly those without a combat system (such as supply ships). The module consists of a SIMBAD-RC automated […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The subsea rescue system developed by Saipem in collaboration with Drass was selected by Marina Militare Italiana (the Italian Navy) for the equipment of the special & diving operations – submarine rescue ship (SDO-SuRS) ship, the new vessel for the rescue of submarines.

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $21.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy for two additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mission packages. As the mission package integrator, the company will deliver one mission package for surface warfare and one for mine countermeasures. The capabilities contained in the various mission modules directly support the three LCS […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Modules (MM) program is cleared to begin developmental testing following a successful structural test firing of the Surface-to-Surface Missile Module (SSMM) on an Independence-variant LCS. Developmental testing is set to start in August after the test firing on the Point Mugu Sea Range on June 11. The […]

  • 30 June 2015

    Austal and the U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony yesterday, June 29, for the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), marking the first significant milestone in its construction. This ship is the fifth Independence variant littoral combat ship (LCS) built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal in 2010. Due to […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Cambridge Pixel, a British radar and sensor software provider, has been selected by Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems UK to supply software modules for radar scan conversion, target tracking and radar fusion, for integration into the company’s new radar system. This navigation radar system – along with Kelvin Hughes solid-state SharpEye radar transceivers – will be […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    For a small group of Navy Reservists assigned to Littoral Combat Ship Mine Countermeasures (LCS MCM) Mission Module Unit Mayport, recent months have provided plenty of excitement and hands-on training opportunities aboard the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2).   Three Navy Reserve Sailors from LCS MCM Mayport recently spent more than two months […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $311,4 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 75 Lot 14 F/A-18E/F F414-GE-400 engines and associated devices for U.S. Navy (48 install) and for the government of Australia (24 install and three spare engines).   In addition, this modification provides for the procurement […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy personnel from the Undersea Rescue Command joined the Chilean Navy diesel-electric submarine CS Simpson (SS 21) for submarine rescue drills as part of exercise CHILEMAR VIII. US Navy sailors searched for the Chilean submarine using the Sibitzky remotely operated vehicle and conducted a personnel transfer on the ocean floor utilizing URC’s pressurized rescue module. As […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $28 million contract from the U.S. Navy for engineering and production planning services for surface warfare and mine countermeasures mission module components that will deploy from, and integrate with, the littoral combat ship (LCS). With this award, Northrop Grumman continues its role as the mission package integrator with expanding […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Industry news

      The third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) is taking shape on the waterfront in Mobile, Alabama. The first of 43 modules for JHSV 3 have been successfully transported from the Module Manufacturing Facility (MMF) and erected in the final assembly bay on the waterfront. The most recent module transported, at just under 90 per […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The littoral combat ship (LCS) mission modules (MM) program completed developmental testing (DT) of the coastal mine reconnaissance (CMR) mission module aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4) off the coast of Southern California February 22, the US Navy said. Consisting of the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle with its mission control system (MCS), the AN/DVS-1 […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on August 24 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division opened a new, 65,000-square-foot facility, called the Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility (SMOF), to facilitate the Virginia Class Submarine (VCS) Program’s two-submarines-per-year build plan. “In 2011, Congressional approval to move forward with the two-submarines-per-year build plan was achieved,” said Chris Miner, […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) signed a contract to provide the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) with its Ship Helicopter Operating Limits (SHOL) software module.   Under the terms of this contract the SHOL module will be added to OSI’s ECPINS-W software that is deployed across the RAN fleet of warships. The SHOL module automates a laborious and manual process […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated  announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., in Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $9 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation  to manufacture four Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Gun Mission Modules (GMM). Teledyne Brown will manufacture each of the modules and assemble and test them at the company’s Huntsville manufacturing facility. […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Mast modules for the 27,000 tonne Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), fabricated and constructed at BAE Systems Henderson, facility are now completed and ready to be transported to Melbourne. The three mast modules weighing between 19 and 36 tonnes will form part of the superstructure of the LHDs and will house equipment including communication and combat […]