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  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    French Navy’s vessel Lieutenant de vaisseau Lavallée (F790) commenced the naval exercise NEMO 2015 on January 20. The exercise is being held in the Gulf of Guinea in cooperation with the Cameroonian Navy. As part of the exercise, the crews of both navies are engaged in highbush operations in the southwest of the island of Bioko (Equatorial Guinea). The […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The fourth annual edition of the NEMO (Navy’s Exercise for Maritime Operations) took place from October 27 to November 5, 2015. As part of French Navy’s mission of permanent presence of French forces in the Gulf of Guinea, exercise NEMO was designed to test the ability of littoral Marines to coordinate in the field of maritime safety […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Dynamic Monarch 2014, which is currently underway off the coast of Poland, is the world’s largest submarine rescue exercise. It is designed to test international forces’ interoperability and ability to respond to submarines that have become disabled anywhere in the world.  The Russian Kursk disaster in August 2000 caused officials from the world’s navies to […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Industry news

    The Victoria-class submarine fleet continues to progress towards a steady state where three of four submarines will be available for operations. This will include a high-readiness submarine available on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, HMCS Windsor and HMCS Victoria respectively, with a third submarine, HMCS Chicoutimi, available at standard readiness. Current status of Royal […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group on February 1 launched the French Navy’s sixth FREMM frigate ‘Normandie’. The shipbuilder floated out its overall eight FREMM vessel 12 months after the start of hull assembly in the building dock on the Lorient site. This launch brought the company a step closer to the milestone of delivering six anti-submarine […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s Serviola-class patrol boat Centinela (P-72) conducted a six-day training evolution with the members of Ghana Navy. The training was undertaken just off Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi naval base and included various activities ranging from visit and search operations to first aid and damage control. After the training completed, ESPS Centinela said goodbye to her Ghana counterparts and deployed to […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Algerian Navy commissioned two new Project 636 Kilo-class submarines in a ceremony at the Mers el Kebir naval base in Oran on January 9. Named Ouarsenis (031) and Hoggar (032), the newly commissioned submarines are the third and fourth units in their class. They were ordered in February 2014 and arrived in Algeria late last year […]

  • 23 January 2012

    In 2012, Russia will sell armaments to India for about $7.7 bln which is over 60% of Russian export and 80% of Indian import. Since 2013, the US will become India’s largest arms exporter. Such impressive results in Russo-Indian military cooperation are achieved because of several large programs (value scope of deliveries is calculated on […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has delivered the fifth FREMM multi-mission frigate, FS Bretagne, to the French Navy. Bretagne was handed over to the French Government Defense procurement and technology agency (DGA) on July 18, nine months after it concluded its first trials. The anti-submarine warfare configured frigate started construction in October 2013, launched in September […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has decided not to reactivate old Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates, according to an USNI News report which cites an internal service memo. The main driver for the decision is likely the cost of bringing the ships – the last of which was decommissioned in 2015 – out of mothballs. According to USNI News, […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Education equates to national security, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus told members of the Mississippi Legislature on Thursday… by Bobby Harrison (nems360) [mappress] Source: nems360, March 25, 2011;

  • 12 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) took part in a simulated non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) off the coast of Scotland, Oct. 8. The exercise included evacuating 11 Royal Navy midshipmen posing as citizens in simulated danger from Mallaig, Scotland to Gettysburg on two rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIB). The exercise was planned by the Joint Tactical […]

  • 20 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy might have to give up on acquiring 52 littoral combat ships and reduce the number to 40 and decide on only one shipbuilder. U.S Defense Secretary Ash Carter told this to the Navy Secretary Ray Mabus in a December 14 memo, first reported by Defense News. Carter said that the funds saved from reducing the […]

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

    Newly commissioned, USS Arlington (LPD 24), conducted its first non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) drill Nov. 4, in support of multi-national, amphibious exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14). NEO is the safe evacuation of civilians and embassy officials in the event an emergency situation arises in a foreign country. Emergency situations include natural disasters, war or civil […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) served as the staging area during a non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) off the coast of Sattahip Feb. 12. The mock NEO was a chance for the crew to display what services they would provide in the event of an actual NEO. The NEO is just one […]

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

    The U.S. Navy completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (JEBLC-FS), Dec. 11. GhostSwimmer is the latest in a series of science-fiction-turned-reality projects developed by the chief of naval operations’ Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) project, Silent NEMO. Silent NEMO is an experiment that explores possible uses […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German Navy sail training ship Gorch Fock will have to spend more time in port than planned as previously undetected damages on the upper deck of the ship were discovered, the German Navy has said. The ship is currently undergoing maintenance in Elsfleth where it was determined that the wooden deck would have to be […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities

    The Navy directed U.S. Pacific Fleet and Naval Air Forces to stop, and reverse the deactivation process for carrier air wing (CVW) 14 in a memo dated March 20. The National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law Dec. 31, 2011, mandates that the Navy maintain a minimum of 10 carrier air wings and a dedicated […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Philippines Coast Guard has contracted French shipbuilder OCEA for the delivery of four 24-meter patrol boats and one 84-meter offshore patrol vessel, the French company announced on January 8. According to the French shipbuilder, the smaller boats will be based on the company’s FPB 72 MKII design while the larger patrol vessel will be based […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Thursday seven new initiatives to strengthen and standardize the department’s sexual assault prevention and response effort. In a memo to the field, Hagel called elimination of sexual assault in the military one of the department’s top priorities.  “This effort requires our absolute and sustained commitment to providing a safe […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 2016 edition of the annual bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy would be held December 5 – 16, at Mumbai and Goa, the Indian Navy announced. Named after the Western coastal region of India, exercise Konkan was institutionalised in 2004 and is hosted in rotation by both the navies. INS […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded an $117,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost reimbursement modification to previously awarded contract to exercise an option for engineering services and support of the AN/BVY-1 Integrated Submarine Imaging System and on board repair part kits.   Services will include design, development, testing, reverse engineering, technology insertion/refreshment, engineering […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the Fiscal Year 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship which was awarded in 2013 as part of a multi-ship competition for DDG 51 class destroyers. The total value of the five-ship […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker Tidespring arrived in Japan on February 9 for a scheduled stop on its way to UK waters. RFA Tidespring is the lead ship of Tide-class tankers built for Great Britain by the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. As the first of four ships that will be built, Tidespring was […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully executed the first live-fire over-the-horizon missile test using a Harpoon Block IC missile, July 19, during the Navy’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. The test event validated the operation of the Harpoon missile aboard a littoral combat ship and provided the necessary engineering data to support […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German 670-company corporation ThyssenKrupp confirmed that it is looking to restructure its shipbuilding division after failing to secure the Australian future submarines mega contract. “The corporation will determine whether Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is structurally well set and how the performance can be further heightened”, a Thyssenkrupp spokesman said in response to a report by the German newspaper “Welt […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    RFA Tidespring, the lead ship of the new Tide-class tankers built for Great Britain by the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, arrived in the UK on April 2. Tidespring started her journey from South Korea in February after being officially accepted by the UK Ministry of Defence on January 12, 2017. Tidespring […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) drill while underway off the coast of Okinawa March 15. NEO is the safe evacuation of American civilians and embassy officials in the event an emergency situation arises in […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Industry news

    Deep-sea diving system produced by Divex (Scotland) for Russian rescue ship Igor Belousov will be delivered, mounted, and tested by specialists of Russian company Tetis Pro which is going to provide 5-year long aftersales service and train operators. The contract with Tetis Pro will be signed in the nearest time, a source in defense ministry […]