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  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group One (EODGRU-1) held a change of command ceremony on board Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Oct 16. During the ceremony, Capt. Chris A. Merwin relieved Capt. Robert A. Baughman as commander of EODGRU-1. Rear Adm. Frank Morneau, commander of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command and guest speaker for the ceremony, highlighted Baughman’s accomplishments […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has appointed Andy Harris as the new Head of Naval Architecture. Andy is a chartered engineer who joined BMT in 1996, having graduated from the University of Southampton with a bachelor’s degree in Ship Science […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from the Peleliu Expeditionary Strike Group (PEL ESG) completed the 31st iteration of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) Friday, Oct. 10. This year’s PHIBLEX included four major components: the 31st MEU Certification Exercise, command post exercise, a field training exercise, and humanitarian assistance operations. PEL ESG ships, USS Peleliu (LHA 5) and USS […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    To support the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane, Indiana’s mission to equip warfighters with the most updated and effective weapon systems and sensors, Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a contract valued at up to $34 million. Alion will deliver professional engineering, configuration management, data management, project management and quality assurance services in […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) is currently underway participating in a group sail as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG). Winston S. Churchill departed its homeport, Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 15, with an embarked detachment from the “Grandmasters” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 for […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The captain of a German warship has paid a visit to his Royal UK Navy counterparts on board the Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark.   German frigate Schleswig Holstein joined the assault ship while on their way to the Gulf as part of Cougar 14 – the annual workout of the Royal Navy’s Response Force Task […]

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

    A&P Groups Tyne Facility has recently been awarded a £3 million project from BAE Systems for the fabrication of submarine sections.   The scope of work will involve a number of complex structures, requiring the use of build jigs to maintain the accuracy during construction. The completed structures will be shipped back to BAE Systems […]

  • 23 September 2014
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    Royal Naval Reservists have been playing their part in exercises on board the Royal Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter ship, HMS Ocean, with a high tempo, fast moving scenario.   The Plymouth-based ship only recently came out of a major refit and has been regenerating her Ship to Objective Manoeuvre (STOM) capability while in exercise in […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s George Washington and Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Groups, as well as land-based aircraft from Marine Corps Air Group 12 and Air Force 36th Operations Group completed dynamic war-at-sea exercises (WASEX) as part of Valiant Shield Sept. 16 and 18.   These WASEXs utilized joint assets to simulate long range strikes against hostile […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities

    Nine representatives from five different diversity groups along with Commander, Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, visited the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as part of the distinguished visitor (DV) embark program, Sept. 11-12.   The DV embark program places key leaders from all sectors of society aboard a deployed carrier to experience […]

  • 11 September 2014
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    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert spoke Tuesday at the Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) Eastern Region Symposium at Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club.   “There are exhaustive studies that say if you have a diverse organization, in thought, makeup and gender, you’re the stronger organization,” said Greenert. “Our people need to be […]

  • 3 September 2014
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    On Tuesday 2 September the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Guido Rando, welcomed the Commander of the Japanese Escort Task Group, Captain Tsutomu Okawa, on board the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria. Both ships are conducting counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden.   The Japanese Escort Task Group is composed of the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities

    A ceremony held aboard the USS Midway Museum Aug. 27 recognized the heroism and bravery of two naval aviators during Operation Lion’s Den, a critical nighttime surface operation late in the Vietnam War.   The Air Medal was presented to Rear Adm. William W. Pickavance, Jr. and Rear Adm. Patrick D. Moneymaker for heroic achievement […]

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

    Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, has secured a contract with BAE Systems, valued at approximately £2million, for work to be delivered over the next two years.   Hydro Group has been selected by BAE Systems to design, develop and qualify […]

  • 25 August 2014
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    The top command at Naval Submarine Base New London was disestablished Aug. 22 during an outdoor ceremony aboard Virginia-class attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) stationed in Groton, Connecticut.   Submarine Group 2 has been disbanded after 49 years in a move that streamlines the command-and-control structure for Atlantic-based attack submarines and aligns it with […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    TTS Group ASA has, through its subsidiary TTS Handling Systems in Drøbak, Norway, signed a contract for delivery of a ship lift and related equipment to SIMA in Peru.   SIMA is a state-owned company within the shipbuilding and metalworking industry in Peru. The total order value is approx.100 MNOK. SIMA serves the Navy of Peru as well […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) arrived in Mayport, Florida for a scheduled port visit in advance of Fleet Exercises (FLEETEX) on Thursday, 14 August 2014.   FLEETEX are multi-warfare naval exercises designed to promote force integration and test multiple war fighting skill sets. Ships from the U.S., Canadian, German and Turkish navies will participate […]

  • 13 August 2014
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    Fifty-five 1st class petty officers attached to George H.W. Bush Strike Group were selected for advancement to chief petty officer (CPO), Aug. 6.   While operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, the selectees were named during a ship-wide announcement. Selectees will now wear a “Selectee” badge, and will soon change their title […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Bruce Lindsey relieved Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney as commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, during a change of command ceremony aboard aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), August 1.   Sweeney assumed command of CSG 10 Aug. 17, 2012 and led Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group as it completed a […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    The Type 23 frigate has paid a three-day visit to a naval base in Ghana building on the UK’s strong relations with the West African nation.   Portsmouth-based HMS Iron Duke arrived in Sekondi where she berthed alongside Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Black Rover and the two ships hosted an official reception. They were also […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Halsey (DDG 97) are in port Singapore July 28 in advance of the 2014 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)exercise with the Republic of Singapore Navy.   Under the command of Destroyer Squadron 7, the two ships will participate in a number of in port exchanges and […]

  • 24 July 2014
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    Royal UK Navy mine hunter, HMS Blyth, returned to her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde on Monday, July 21, after a deployment which saw her begin and end with a maritime rescue operation.   Crew 1 from the Faslane-based First Mine Counter Measures Squadron (MCM1) sailed with Blyth on April 22 and were […]

  • 24 July 2014
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    Italian Navy’s minehunter Rimini (engaged in the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2) identified a mine still with its releasing device in the Black Sea.   The discovery was exceptionally uncommon, due to the absence of mud on the device and the still existing connection with the anchor, as well as the physical-chemical properties of […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) for a scheduled port visit, July 11.   GWCSG’s visit to Busan serves to increase goodwill and partnership between the two nations through community relations (COMREL) and sporting events, ship tours, and a welcome reception for ROK business, civic and military […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Philippine Naval Forces Northern Luzon, through its Regional Disaster Response Task Group 1 (RDRTG-1), conducted its annual Operational Readiness Inspection in partnership with the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Region 1 on July 4, 2014.   The activity conducted at the Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar Grandstand, which was co-presided by Commodore Nodolfo V […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) returned to Naval Base San Diego from a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean, July 3.   Deployed since Dec. 2, 2013, Howard’s crew of nearly 300 Sailors is completing a successful deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations where the ship conducted exercises […]