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  • 17 May 2011

      Sailors and Marines of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed an eight and a half-month deployment May 16 when the ships arrived at Norfolk Naval Station and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va. The Sailors and Marines reunited with family and friends after 262 days away from home. […]

  • 16 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Baltic Fleet task group consisting of small missile ships Zyb and Geizer returned to Baltiysk Naval Base after informal visit to Polish port Szczecin on May 12… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: rusnavy, May 16, 2011;

  • 13 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived at Osaka, Japan, May 13 for a port visit that will strengthen already strong ties between the United States and Japan. Blue Ridge Commanding Officer, Capt. Daniel Grieco believes that the visit to Osaka will be a rewarding experience. “We are looking forward […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Industry news

      Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, and MarineForce International LLP (MFI) have signed a frame agreement with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation on supplies and services for their German built ULA-class submarines. The frame agreement ensures access to specialised engineering services to be provided by the consortium. It will gain […]

  • 12 May 2011

      Royal Navy nuclear-powered submarine HMS Tireless was welcomed home yesterday by a crowd of well-wishers after one of the longest deployments in recent years. Jubilant family members and friends cheered the submariners home to HM Naval Base Devonport, Plymouth, from a ten-and-a-half-month deployment east of Suez, the longest Royal Naval submarine deployment in ten […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gordon Fleming as President. A former Canadian Naval Officer, Gordon has over 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defence industry with a focus on […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Authorities

      Navy selected the first Seabee in history as the 2010 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Shore Sailor of the Year (SOY) April 22, in a ceremony in the Pentagon Courtyard after a week of selection activities in the Capitol. Construction Electrician 1st Class (SCW) Leonardo Calderon, 31st Seabee Readiness Group (SRG), Naval Base Ventura […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

      On May 9, a large number of guests and representatives from politics, defense and industry gathered at the Blohm + Voss in Hamburg to mark the start of production for the first 125 Class Frigate (F125) for the German Navy. The invitation had been extended by the F125 Work Group (ARGE F125) consisting of […]

  • 8 May 2011
    Industry news

      Commander, Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific (CNSG MIDPAC) announced that all 11 of its Hawaii-based Navy surface ships received the 2010 Force Health and Wellness Award, or the Green “H”, May 6. “The Green H Award is a milestone we all can take pride in as it encompasses everything from Safety/Operational Risk Management to […]

  • 8 May 2011

      Guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) boarded a suspected pirate vessel in cooperation with international forces while responding to a distress call May 5. The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organization received a distress call from the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Full City and passed the information to U.S. 5th Fleet. An Indian maritime patrol […]

  • 6 May 2011
    Industry news

      Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) announced today it had been certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) — one of the world’s leading accreditation authorities and recognized for their high standards of technical competence. The certification attests to NDSQ’s high international standards of service, organizational effectiveness and commitment to […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected to help the U.S. Navy develop technologies that will accelerate the ability of military, government, and civilian agencies to respond more effectively to natural and man-made disasters. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to support U.S. Marine Corps, […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Authorities

    Kuwait’s Prime Minister has made a short visit to Bahrain to meet Kuwaiti navy forces stationed in the Persian Gulf kingdom since late March. During his visit on Tuesday, Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah once again stressed his support for the Al Khalifa regime in Manama, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. The people of Bahrain […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, was awarded a three-year, $4.6 million task order from the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to design a high-fidelity serious game to train sailors for the Littoral Combat Ship-2 (LCS) Readiness Control Officer (RCO) position. Alion will expand its PC-based Virtual Maintenance […]

  • 3 May 2011

      On 1 May, Finnish warship FNS POHJANMAA said farewell to Operation ATALANTA. The flagship of the Finnish Navy patrolled the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for three months after integrating into the European Union Task Force. POHJANMAA complied effectively and efficiently with all tasks she was given.  She spent most of her time […]

  • 29 April 2011

      The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Group (MEU) relieved the Kearsarge ARG and 26th MEU of their duties in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) April 27. The Bataan ARG has assumed responsibilities as Commander, Task Force 62 and will conduct maritime security operations and provide support as […]

  • 28 April 2011

      Kollmorgen Corp., Electro-Optical Division, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a $16,200,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6293) to exercise cost-type options for the modification of materials and travel associated with engineering services for the photonics mast program. The photonics mast is a non-hull penetrating electronic imaging subsystem of the command and control system.  The […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Authorities

    A Texas Congressman visited Virginia-class submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) April 19 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, where he received a tour and left a small piece of history. Texas Congressman, The Honorable John Culberson, (R-TX,7th) visited Texas to learn about the submarine’s capabiltiies and to show his support for its mission. “It is a […]

  • 12 April 2011

      RSL Fiber Systems, LLC has added yet another major distinction to its rapidly-increasing portfolio of achievements, securing its first international defense contract, with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, to supply fiber optic remote source lighting systems for the Italian Navy’s new FREMM class frigates, currently under construction. The contract, for the first six of an anticipated […]

  • 11 April 2011
    Industry news

      BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced today that its next Fatigue and Fracture Analysis workshop will take place during October 2011. This popular three-day workshop held in Houston, Texas, will be of interest to Naval Architects, Engineers and […]

  • 8 April 2011

      HMS Albion, HMS Sutherland and RFA Cardigan Bay, together with elements of 40 Commando Royal Marines, have set sail this week as the lead element of the Cougar 11 deployment to the Mediterranean and Middle East. The ships are sailing from HM Naval Base Devonport in Plymouth, and Marchwood in Southampton, between 6 and […]

  • 8 April 2011

      Bomb disposal experts from HM Naval Base Clyde’s Northern Diving Group had a busy time of it recently when they were called out to three different bomb disposal tasks in a single day. Among the call-outs on 4 April 2011 was a trip close to home, the nearby Kirkmichael Estate in Helensburgh, where a […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Authorities

      Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF), announced the 2010 U.S. Fleet Forces Command Fleet Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) April 1. Adm. J.C. Harvey, Jr., announced the winners during a ceremony at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Va. “It is our Sailors who are the heart and soul of our Navy,” […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignments: Rear Adm. (lower half) Gretchen S. Herbert will be assigned as commander, Navy Cyber Forces, Virginia Beach, Va.  Herbert is currently serving as director, Net-Centric Capabilities Division, N2/N6F, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, […]

  • 1 April 2011

      Royal Navy Type 22 frigate HMS Campbeltown recently came to the rescue of members of the public in difficulty at sea during two separate incidents on the same day. While operating off Plymouth, the ship was alerted by Brixham Coastguard and sped to the aid of a young family in a motorboat which had […]

  • 28 March 2011

      Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic awarded a $4.1 million contract March 15 to LaRosa Building Group of Meriden to build a ne… (theday) [mappress] Source: theday,March 28, 2011;