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  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Military Sealift Command has selected General Electric for work on a pilot program which will help detect “performance degradation that leads to potential failure”. GE’s Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) pilot program will be used onboard two dry cargo ammunition ships, William McLean (T-AKE 12) and Medgar Evers (T-AKE13), with the aim of improving performance […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Office of Naval Research has awarded General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems a contract to design and deliver an advanced permanent-magnet propulsion motor to be used on the US Navy’s large displacement unmanned undersea vehicles (LDUUVs). Over the next 18 to 20 months, GA-EMS will design, build, and test the advanced permanent-magnet propulsion motor and […]

  • 17 December 2012

    51 passengers were safely rescued by personnel of the Coast Guard Detachment (CGDet) Bato from a distressed motor boat at the vicinity waters of Dawahon Island in Bohol yesterday around 02:00PM. Reports revealed that the boat owner/captain of M/Bca Neri Boy informed CGDet Bato that M/Bca N&N Mama Mary G, of 12.41GT and owned/operated by […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) completed restoration of the motor generator set for the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) three days ahead of schedule Feb. 23. PNSY was already restoring a motor generator set for Rhode Island, a process that typically takes 12 to 18 months, when Trident Refit Facility (TRF) Kings Bay […]

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

    U.S. sonar system company FarSounder has been awarded a contract to upgrade Royal Australian Navy’s four Paluma class hydrographic survey motor launches with FarSounder-1000 navigation sonars. According to FarSounder, BAE Systems is the prime contractor while Seismic Asia Pacific of Salisbury, Australia will be responsible for the purchase of the equipment and assist with the systems integration. The 360 metric […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    On Wednesday 4 March the EU Naval Force flagship, HNLMS Johan de Witt, delivered four outboard motors to the Bosasso port police. The delivery of the outboard motors was conducted in cooperation with EUCAP Nestor and is part of their co-ordinated programme to train and equip local maritime police and coast guards in Somalia to […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of a hydrographic team embarked on Australian Navy hydrographic survey vessel HMAS Melville recently helped an outback community ensure safe navigation for shipping. The crew deployed on the first detached boat camp conducted for several years to test the detached Survey Motor Boat survey capability and to survey the Liverpool River approaches to Maningrida. During the […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Industry news

    EU Naval Force can confirm that the Malaysian flagged Motor Vessel MV Albedo, held by armed pirates at an anchorage close to the Somali Coast, has sunk in rough seas. MV Albedo has been in pirate hands since it was attacked in the Indian Ocean in November 2010, and was in pirate hands when it […]

  • 8 November 2018

    Australian submarine specialist ASC has secured an agreement with French submarine electric motor manufacturer Jeumont Electric to collaborate on motors in Australia for both the Collins Class and Future Submarine programs. Under the long-term collaboration agreement, the duo will exploit synergies in the delivery of services supporting the ongoing sustainment and upgrade of the Collins Class […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Raptor and Grachonok, Russian Navy’s modern motor boats, were involved in the training of the anti-sabotage detachment in the Tsemes Bay. In the course of the training servicemen practiced detection and apprehension of the imaginary enemy and ensuring security of the civilian ships at the Novorossiysk commercial port. According to the scenario the Grachonok motor […]

  • 9 May 2013

    A motor launch was apprehended by a Coast Guard personnel after it was towed from its grounding position at the vicinity waters of Honday Bay Pier in Palawan last 06 May. According to reports, ML Jocshan accidentally ran aground on top of a large shoal while trying to maneuver its way out of the Pier. […]

  • 21 May 2014

      The United States Coast Guard has resumed search for four sailors 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Tuesday.   Watchstanders from the 1st Coast Guard District command center in Boston were notified at approximately 12:30 a.m., Friday, of two 406MHz personal locator beacons registered to the 39-foot U.K.-flagged sailing vessel Cheeki […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As part of a complex inspection of the Southern Military District, the Russian Navy’s Caspian Flotilla commenced maritime training. A total of ten vessels departed their homeport of Makhachkala for these operations, among them the Russian Stealth Frigate Dagestan, assault motor boats, Grachonok anti-sabotage motor boat, supply and hydrographic service vessels. The Sailors will work on improving their combat readiness, as well […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

      Further confirming the trend that tomorrow’s navies will be electrically propelled, GE’s Power Conversion business yesterday announced that it was working with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) in South Korea to provide an electrical power and propulsion system for a Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) logistics and support vessel (LSV).   […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Power conversion specialist Converteam has completed delivery of the first of the propulsion motors for the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers as a part of the company’s contract to design and supply major components of the electric propulsion systems for the two new ships. At 65,000 tons each the two aircraft […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation recently completed its critical design review (CDR) following successful design verification tests of key components for the US Navy’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range (AARGM-ER) program.

  • 8 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Defense contractor Raytheon announced it has successfully tested a hot fire rocket motor for DARPA’s Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System, or MAD-FIRES. The MAD-FIRES interceptor is designed to provide a robust and affordable self-defense capability that defeats multiple waves of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as other threats. The goal of […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 Block IIA. The interceptor’s bigger rocket motors and more capable kill vehicle will engage threats sooner and protect larger regions from short- to intermediate-range ballistic missile threats. The mission, Control Test Vehicle-01, evaluated the SM-3 Block […]

  • 11 September 2015

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) and an embarked detachment rendered aid to a distressed fishing vessel in the Red Sea, Sept. 8. Farragut Sailors and an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crew assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 noticed the disabled boat. Farragut’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team approached the […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in a local science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event at Kitsap Mall, April 26.   The event, sponsored by West Sound STEM, was designed to increase children’s interest in STEM fields through active participation in more than 60 interactive exhibits […]

  • 29 August 2014

    Nine passengers were successfully rescued by the elements of Philippine Coast Guard from a distressed motor boat in El Nido, Palawan last Friday, August 22.   Lady Chen motor boat reportedly left Brgy. Barunganan, Linapacan, Palawan around 8:00 of the same day but encountered engine trouble three hours later while enroute to Taytay, Palawan. The […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Russian Navy plans to expand its Black Sea Fleet with at least one Admiral Grigorovich-class patrol vessel this year. The second warship of this project, Admiral Essen, should soon be launched from the Yantar shipbuilding plant in Kaliningrad. The shipyard expects to build six vessels of the same class in the near future. Other vessels that will be […]

  • 30 April 2013

    A total of 40 passengers, 27 of which are foreigners and four are minors, arrived safely in Coron, Palawan after the personnel of Coast Guard Detachment (CGDet) Linapacan towed their distressed motor boat at the vicinity waters of Pangaldauan Island last Thursday, 25 April. The wooden hulled Oniel Cruiser, owned and operated by Nilo J. […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Industry news

    In Djibouti on 7 December, RAdm Christian Canova FRAN, Deputy Commander EU NAVFOR, transferred six powerful outboard motors which had been confiscated from Somali pirates to Colonel Abdourahman Aden Cher, Chief of the Djiboutian Navy. The engines were taken from small skiffs which had been stopped by EU NAVFOR units conducting counter-piracy operations off the […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Elements of Coast Guard Station (CGS) Basco is searching for a reported missing fisherman onboard his non-motorized banca at the vicinity waters of Diura, Mahatao, Batanes yesterday, 07 April. The incident was reported by his wife, Teresita Carzon, who disclosed that his husband Artemio Carzon, 58 years old and resident of Brgy Uyoy, Mahatao, Batanes […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Eleven passengers, two of whom had to be rushed to a hospital due to dog bites, were successfully rescued by the personnel of Coast Guard Station (CGS) Cuyo from a distressed motor boat one nautical mile from Cuyo Pier in Palawan. The incident was reported to CGS Cuyo last Monday, on 5 August. According to […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

      Mustang Marine has completed the hand-over of the survey motor boat (SMB) ‘James Caird IV’ for operation from the Royal Navy’s … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, November 15, 2011

  • 21 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      A Freedom-class littoral combat ship — a small warship that is designed to patrol close to shorelines — will be named the USS Detroit in h… (freep) [mappress] Source: freep,March 21, 2011;