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  • 10 April 2011

      Foster-Miller, Inc., Waltham, Mass., is being awarded a $166,054,056 modification to existing contract (N00174-10-D-0019) for the procurement of man transportable robotic system (MTRS) production systems, depot level repair parts, spare kits, depot repair services, parts supply, training, engineering enhancements, configuration management, and approved accessories. The MTRS is a small robotic vehicle used by explosive […]

  • 26 May 2020

    From May 26, Naval Today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance, and a fresh look & feel. The new clean design and layout allow readers to easily filter through trending topics from the naval industry. Articles are now supplemented with suggestions for related articles, allowing readers to continue their news […]

  • 20 May 2020

    THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE NAVAL INDUSTRY Naval Today delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on operations, vessels, equipment, research, companies and the authorities dominating the naval industry. From breaking news and technological developments to operations, Naval Today’s experienced and well- respected team of editors, columnists and correspondents will keep […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Juan Garcia held a town hall meeting at Naval Base Coronado, Feb. 22. Sailors from the area attended the meeting, which covered a range of topics including Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), transitioning Sailors as well as Perform-to-Serve (PTS). “We want to get the word out […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran and enlisted advisor Fleet Master Chief April Beldo held an all-hands call for Sailors assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and Pre-Commissioning Unit USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, November 5. Moran and Beldo spoke to the almost 2,400 […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Operations and the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy hosted a worldwide all hands call and reenlistment at the Washington Navy Yard Oct. 11. Adm. Jonathan Greenert and MCPON Mike Stevens answered questions during the broadcast which was held at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy. The broadcast was […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Five Sailors attached to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were reenlisted by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert at a ceremony held on Naval Station Norfolk, Jan. 25.  “What a better  way to spend a Friday afternoon. I’m out of Washington, and I’m about to reenlist Sailors,” said Greenert […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Training & Education

    A cyber expert addressed the Naval Academy Feb. 19 to address how computers are playing a major role in nearly every aspect of our lives. On the battlefield they control targeting systems, relay critical intelligence information and manage logistics. At home, they control infrastructure, financial systems and critical elements of the economy. According to cyber […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Adm. Mark Ferguson, vice chief of naval operations (VCNO), visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) for a two-day visit highlighted by an all hands call and meetings with leadership, Aug. 12-13. As part of the visit, the VCNO, and Navy Total Force/Manpower, Personnel, Education, and Training (MPT&E) Fleet Master Chief, […]

  • 24 April 2017

    International officers attending the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Naval Staff College (NSC) visited the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), April 17. The 62 international officers from 51 countries in the NSC Class of 2017 toured Ike as part of the field studies program (FSP). This program provides the students with a […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Training & Education

      The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) toured the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) in Jacksonville March 30, to gain insight on the role NECE plays in force health protection. The tour was included as part of Adm. John Harvey, Jr.’s visit to Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville and featured a briefing about […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Six (NEPMU-6) conducted classes on environmental health, industrial hygiene and pest management throughout the week of July 21 to hospital corpsman aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.   Mercy, with the help of NEPMU-6, is […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s General Military Training (GMT) schedule for fiscal year 2015 (FY-15), announced Sept. 2, outlines significant changes for the program, according to Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 202/14.   “We listened to what the fleet had to say and what command leaders recommended, and as a result the Navy is giving command triads greater […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The assistant secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs sponsored the third annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, Oct. 29-30. “They are dependable and everything they do is for the team,” said Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Michael P. Barrett in opening remarks. “The wounded warrior talent pool is diverse and […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Captain David Michael, Director Naval Heritage Collection, launched an exhibition of topical cartoons at the Fleet Air Arm Museum Art Gallery on Wednesday, 13th February 2013.  ‘The Navy in Black and White’ is a collection of cartoons by John ‘Prof’ Edward and Roy Richards, which take a light-hearted look at life in the Royal Australian […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Authorities

      Organizational meeting of Baltic Fleet (BF) command with young lieutenants took place in Kaliningrad Officers’ Club under direction of BF Commander Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov, told BF Information Support Group to Central Navy Portal. Over 300 graduates of military educational institutions were posted to Baltic Fleet in the current year, including 153 naval officers. […]

  • 6 October 2013
    Training & Education

    As Tropical Storm Karen makes its way northward through the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Navy bases, Sailors, and their families along the Gulf Coast are making preparations for severe weather. While the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) does not anticipate the storm to reach hurricane strength, Cmdr. Douglas Wahl, Oceanographer for U.S. Fleet Forces […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) has released the revised Chief’s Mess Training (CMT) course, CPPD leadership said May 28. The CMT course is year-round training with lessons that provide additional leadership topics for the Chief Petty Officer (CPO) mess. The course took six months to revise and was piloted in the Hampton […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      A former AMC student has been awarded a prestigious international prize by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) Tristan Andrewartha graduated from the AMC in 2007 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architect) with 1st class honours. He is now working for leading Danish Naval Architect firm Knud E. Hansen A/S. The Samuel […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 100 Sailors from commands around Navy Region Northwest attended the third annual Women’s Symposium Mentorship Program on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), April 26. The symposium is designed to provide mentorship to all service members stationed in the Northwest by providing them with support and guidance. “I think the importance of holding this is […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Sixteen countries will be represented at the 12th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2014) being held Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 May at the Marine Establishment Amsterdam in the Netherlands.   The three-day conference is organised by The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) in association with the Royal Netherlands Navy. […]

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

    Junior officers from the United States, Mexico, Honduras, Chile, and Peru attended a professional symposium hosted by the Peruvian Navy Sept. 12, during UNITAS, an annual multinational maritime exercise.   Representatives from the five nations presented various topics to the participants in an effort to educate the other nations on their respective navy’s missions and operations […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) yesterday announced plans to issue 24 awards totaling $167 million over the next five years to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research.   The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program supports research conducted by teams of investigators that intersect more than one traditional science and engineering discipline in […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Roxas City, Philippines, July 18 for the first half of its mission stop in the host nation for Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Roxas City, medical staff aboard Mercy will perform surgical procedures and will host community health engagements, and also provide direct […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Based on Sailor feedback and lessons learned from US Navy’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response efforts, new Bystander Intervention to the Fleet (BI2F) training will begin this fall for all active and reserve Sailors. As this training will bridge several topic areas, BI2F will count for the fraternization, hazing, physical readiness and sexual health GMT […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, Aug. 4, for the second half of its mission stop in the host nation for Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Subic Bay, medical staff aboard Mercy will perform surgical procedures working in conjunction with Operation Smile aboard the ship, and PP15 personnel will […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA) conducted town hall meetings aboard Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., Naval Station Mayport, Fla. and Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. April 10-11. Juan M. Garcia III addressed more than 1,000 Sailors and Marines from the combined tri-base area during town hall meetings […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) announced the successful implementation of changes to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Boarding Officer course, March 20. William Goodnoh, who serves as the course curriculum model manager for VBSS and advanced tactics, said: The changes to the course were nearly across the board from mission planning to […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    With the arrival of the Atlantic hurricane and Pacific typhoon season—and the often dangerous storms that can accompany it—new technology sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will be used to help Navy and civilian officials alike plan for stormy weather, officials announced on Friday. Called the Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System-Tropical Cyclone (COAMPS-TC), the groundbreaking new weather […]