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  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence announced the awarding of an $18.5 million contract to Saab Microwave Canada Ltd.   The contract, for the repair and overhaul of the weapon-control radars onboard the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    L-3 SAM Electronics has been awarded a contract to retrofit state-of-the-art propulsion control and automation systems aboard the Taiwanese Navy’s Ta Kuan hydrographic and oceanographic research vessel. The 93-metre-long vessel, built by Fincantieri at its shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, Italy in 1995, carries out operations in domestic waters as well as the South China […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Industry news

    The undocking of amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy’s largest ship, at the end of July marked an important milestone in the extensive 15 month deep maintenance period being carried out by Babcock. The upkeep programme is the largest on a Royal Navy warship in Devonport for over 20 years, and is the […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Vessels

    Article by Peter Ong On January 14, 2018, the USS Frank Cable sub tender turned 40 years old since christening on January 14, 1978. Currently, the U.S. Navy (USN) has two 1970s-built submarine tenders, the USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and the USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Both are now home-ported in Guam as […]

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

    NAVAIR engineers recently installed new software for the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) system’s control station at the program’s Naval Air Station Patuxent River lab.   In early September, the UCLASS team integrated the latest iteration of Common Control System (CCS) software into the next-generation unmanned effort, laying the groundwork for potential […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter HMS Ocean left her homeport in Devonport to take part in a major multinational NATO exercise in the Baltic Sea. Exercise Baltops is an annual workout which tests the 16 allied and partner maritime nations taking part. The helicopter carrier and Royal Navy fleet flagship will be taking part in one of the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Irving Shipbuilding Inc. ordered Integrated Platform Management System for Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). The Shipyard hired L-3 MAPPS to provide the system. L-3 MAPPS is one of AOPS Prime Contractor Irving Shipbuilding’s Tier 1 suppliers for delivering the AOPS vessels as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). Under this contract, L-3 MAPPS […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two of the Royal UK Navy’s survey ships have traded places as the 18-month scientific mission of HMS Echo draws to a close while HMS Enterprise’s begins.   The sister ships spent five days in Catania in Sicily for an official handover of duties allowing HMS Enterprise to go east of Suez and continue Echo’s […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Research & Development

    Reaching a new threshold in underwater medical studies, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Aug. 10 an innovative capability for examining how cells work at pressures far below the sea surface. Researchers at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) have designed, built and validated a novel hyperbaric environment to study cellular behavior at greater […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy’s smallest ships which are used to give university students a taste of life in the Senior Service have been sailing round the Baltics for their summer deployment. Four of the 16 patrol boats are flying the flag for Britain and the Royal Navy in ports, towns, islands and cities UK warships rarely […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities

    Kalvari, first of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines being built under the Project 75, under collaboration with M/s DCNS, France, achieved a major milestone with her ‘undocking’ at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). The project 75, which has already seen a delay of almost 40 months, has now been brought on track and […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Spanish Navy’s new air-independent propulsion (AIP) S-80 submarines are facing another delay, according to the country’s defense minister. During a visit to the Cartagena naval base, where the submarines will be based after delivery, defense minister Margarita Robles told reporters that the first boat would be delivered in 2022 with the final one arriving […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    One of the US Navy’s E-2C Hawkeyes retired from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120 on May 9 and reported for duty at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.   The E-2 is an important addition to the National Naval Aviation Museum’s collection, said Phil Goodspeed, National Naval Aviation Museum spokesperson. Other […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two of the Royal Australian Navy’s Coastal Hydrographic Survey ships have recently returned to their homeport of Cairns, having completed a survey of Dawson Strait, Papua New Guinea. The two ships, Mermaid and Paluma, commenced vital survey work in August to assist mariners in the safe passage and navigation of the region. The information gathered […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Industry news

      INS Viraat, Indian Navy’s sole operational aircraft carrier, has left Kochi after another round of routine refit that lasted about a month… (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, September 12, 2011

  • 28 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The head of the Royal Navy’s fleet in the South West is retiring after 37 years overseeing great changes. Commodore Jake Moores, commander of the Devonport flotilla’s 21 ships and submarines at Plymouth, says the Royal Navy has become smaller, but more committed and effective during his career. A Devon resident, he will be leaving […]

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

    Lockheed Martin has completed thermal vacuum testing on the fourth satellite scheduled to launch and join the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) constellation. This milestone comes just weeks after the company shipped the third MUOS satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in anticipation of its January launch. MUOS operates like a smart-phone […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Known as the homeport for most of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat fleet of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Darwin’s HMAS Coonawarra is currently playing host to the Navy’s largest multinational warfare exercise, Exercise Kakadu.   Coonawarra’s Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Mick Doncaster, described the opportunities of welcoming the Australian and international participants to such […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two of the Royal Navy’s largest warships have left port and are sailing to the starting point of the biggest NATO exercise in 20 years. HMS Ocean sailed from Livorno while HMS Bulwark sailed from Toulon straight into the warm up phase of Exercise Trident Juncture. Both vessels have spent months preparing for the exercise […]

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

    Italian Navy’s third Atmospheric Diving Systems (ADS) delivered to OceanWorks International’s Burnaby facility for major systems upgrade. OceanWorks International received the ADS, commonly referred to as HARDSUIT™, to upgrade the system bringing it to the same standards as the previous suits which were upgraded and delivered in 2012 and 2013. The improvement to the ADS is expected to be […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Canada granted its first Supplier Excellence Award to Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards for its outstanding work and contribution to the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization-Combat Systems Integration project (HCM CSI). HCM CSI is the modernization program, awarded in late 2008 to Lockheed Martin Canada Mission Systems and Training (LM Canada MST), for the […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Tasmania’s north was buffeted by strong winds and lashings of rain on 19 October, but it all eased to a bright and sunny day which attracted 7000 people to Longford’s 157th annual show… and the Navy Community Engagement Program team from Navy Headquarters Tasmania was there to make the most of the large crowd. Show President, […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Authorities

    Senator Lisa Murkowski today received the United States Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award from U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus for her “selfless service to the Nation’s Sailors and Marines [that] ensured they were provided the resources necessary to support and defend the Nation’s interests around the globe,” according to the certificate.  The Navy also recognized […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    As part of a foreign military sales case, the U.S. Navy worked together with French military to execute France’s first aerial-target live-fire event using a GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target (SSST), or missile, on April 4. France’s military procurement agency Direction Generale Pour L’Armement (DGA) worked with representatives from the Navy Aerial Target and […]

  • 17 March 2011

      The sources said only several hundred U.S. Navy personnel were left at Fifth Fleet headquarters, Middle East Newsline reported. They said… (worldtribune) [mappress] Source: worldtribune,March 17, 2011;

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Zentech has been awarded a contract to perform a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull steel for Brazilian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Sao Paulo. Zentech will perform the work using the patented methodology of its ZAIMSTM (Zentech’s Asset Integrity Management SolutionTM) system to assist the Brazilian Navy in assessing the sea-worthiness of the vessel’s hull. […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Authorities

    American Overseas Marine Corp. received a $16,9 million contract for the operation and maintenance of seven large, medium speed roll-on/roll-off ships. These seven ships support the deployed military forces worldwide. Work will be performed worldwide and is expected to be completed by April 2016. Fiscal 2016 transportation working capital funds in the amount of $7,531,630 are obligated […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Authorities

    The Navy’s chief of operations, in San Diego last week, defended the service’s embattled new vessel class, the littoral combat ship… (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, August 10, 2011;

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

    Cubic Corporation was tasked by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), under contract, to develop and test an upgrade to the critical circuit card systems used on the AN/USQ-167 Common Data Link System (CDLS). This development effort, with funding up to $1.3 million, has the potential to significantly extend the system […]