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  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy cruisers and destroyers from the John C. Stennis carrier strike group are currently underway honing their surface, anti-submarine, anti-air and information warfare skills before starting the integrated phase of training with the CSG. Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21 cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and destroyers USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS Spruance (DDG […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    India’s Mahindra Defence and Israel’s Aeronautics have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on naval shipborne unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). As informed, the duo intends to offer Orbiter 4, a UAV system which can be launched and recovered from Indian warships. “Aeronautics has entered into this partnership to offer the maritime version of Orbiter […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) have completed the first series of integration exercises with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) during amphibious squadron (PHIBRON)-MEU Integrated Training (PMINT) off the coast of Southern California. Participating units honed their abilities to plan and conduct exercises in maritime security operations, crisis response capability and forward naval […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has selected a joint venture between Huntington Ingalls Industries and Kellogg Brown & Root to establish the country’s Naval Shipbuilding College which will work with shipbuilders throughout the different stages of project construction and sustainment. The joint venture has been named Naval Shipbuilding Institute to establish and manage Australia’s naval college. Announcing the contract, Australian defense industry […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) rescued three fishermen off the coast of Georgia while taking part in pre-deployment preparations. On March 27, USS Hue City was notified by the US Coast Guard and guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) that a small craft in their vicinity had issued a distress signal […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Harry S. Truman carrier strike group (HSTCSG) has completed the final pre-deployment exercise and is now officially ready to deploy. The group returned to Naval Station Norfolk on March 1 after completing their composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). HSTCSG got underway Feb. 1, to carry out the a series of training scenarios that […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French autonomous systems developer ECA Group recently unveiled and demonstrated its new mid-sized mine counter measure autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), the A18-M. A live demonstration of the company’s new AUV family member took place off Toulon, Southern France, on February 16. According to the company, the AUV is capable of mine detection and classification in water […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    French autonomous systems developer ECA Group announced its participation in the EU-led autonomous systems integration project OCEAN2020. With Italy’s Leonardo at the helm, ECA Group will join partners from 15 European countries to work on the first cross-European military research program to-date. OCEAN2020 will examine the integration of unmanned platforms of different types (fixed wing, rotary […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities

    Warships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) will enter the Black Sea to join their mine countermeasure countermeasure counterparts already operating in the region. After SNMG2 ships from the UK and Turkey enter the Black Sea through the Bosphorus, they are scheduled to join Standing NATO Mine Counter Measure Group 2 (SNMCMG2) during a […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Two European frigates, one from Norway and the other from Germany, arrived at Norfolk naval base Jan. 26 and 28 to join the US Navy carrier strike group assembled around aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Roald Amundsen (F 311) and Sachsen-class German frigate Hessen (F 221) will be joining […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The modernized Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster was deployed on January 5 to keep watch on a Russian Navy task group transiting the English Channel and areas of UK interest, the Royal Navy said. The Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate remained at sea over the weekend to meet up with the Russian vessels, keeping track of […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Russian Navy will be establishing a permanent presence at its Syrian bases after a deal signed with Syria was ratified by the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly. According to Russian news outlet RIA, the bill – submitted earlier this month – was ratified on Tuesday. In addition to the naval bases, the agreement […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy amphibious ready group (ARG) assembled around the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima is ready to deploy after tackling the final pre-deployment hurdle. Sailors aboard the three ships constituting the ARG completed a combined composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) December 9, proving they are ready to deploy. Iwo Jima is the lead ship […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A French Navy amphibious task group got underway from the Toulon naval base on Wednesday, November 21, for a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean. Composed of Mistral-class amphibious assault ship LHD FS Tonnerre and the Horizon-class air defense destroyer FS Chevalier Paul, the task group will also be spending time in the US […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Industry news

    French shipbuilder Piriou announced it has opened a new naval yard in Senegal, continuing its expansion in Africa. The French company said it partnered with Senegalese maritime company Ngom et Freres in establishing the new entity called ‘Piriou Ngom Senegal’. Piriou said the new company will offer services for naval repair and building, especially in […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman met up with its carrier strike group for a three-week group sail off the coast of the Eastern United States. The group sail is the first time since July 2016 that the ships under DESRON 28 have operated in an integrated environment, DESRON 28 Commodore Capt. Kevin […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities

    NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces Europe-Africa welcome US Navy Admiral James G. Foggo III as their new commander during a ceremony held at the headquarters of JFC Naples, October 20. Foggo assumes command from U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard and comes to Naples from the Pentagon where he served as the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US naval researchers recently demonstrated a new capability which would allow the communication of a submerged unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) with a shore station through an unmanned surface vehicle (USV) as a communications relay. The US Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) remotely collaborated with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, during the joint autonomous vehicle demonstration in Brookeville, Maryland, […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the US Navy’s Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BAT ARG), together with 4,000 sailors and marines aboard, returned to Naval Station Norfolk and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story on September 23 following a seven-month deployment. The amphibious group consists of assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Authorities

    The first woman to ever command a carrier strike group retired from active US Navy duty in a ceremony held aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) on September 15. Retiring as the commander of the U.S. 3rd Fleet, Vice Adm. Nora W. Tyson was succeeded by Vice Adm. John D. Alexander at the ceremony […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chinese and Russian Navy ships are scheduled to start the second round of bilateral drills as part of the “Naval Interaction 2017” set of engagements between the two countries. Taking place near Russian Pacific Fleet base in Vladivostok, the exercises are planned to last from September 18 to 26. According to Vladimir Matveev, spokesman for […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Industry news

    ENGIE, via its subsidiary ENDEL has announced its acquisition of CNN MCO, a French company specializing in the maintenance, management, and upkeep of all types of naval vessels. The acquisition is part of ENGIE’s transformation strategy, strengthening the Group’s portfolio of B-to-B services and solutions. CNN MCO is a subsidiary of La Compagnie Nationale de […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) returned home to San Diego on August 28 following a five-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Sterett spent the majority of the deployment as part of the Sterett-Dewey surface action group (Sterett-Dewey SAG), the third deploying group operating under the command and control construct called […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A naval exercise gathering navy and coast guard officers from a number of Southeast Asian countries kicked off  in Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines on August 21. In its 16th iteration, the annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise focuses on shared maritime security challenges of the region. The goal of the exercise is […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australia’s Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and Sonartech Atlas signed a three-year agreement on August 17 for research and development in naval capabilities for Australian ships and submarines. The research will focus on short time signal analysis, on-board signature management systems and multi-sensor detection, tracking and data fusion. Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Canadian Navy naval security team (NST) of approximately a dozen sailors deployed from Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt to Fiji to conduct force generation training with the Republic of Fiji Navy. This deployment is part of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN’s) Poseidon Cutlass series of deployments and provides a persistent Canadian Asia Pacific presence. The NST is […]