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  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Polish Navy’s new vessel ORP Ślązak has been christened on July 2, 2015 in Gdynia at the site of Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej S.A. The vessel, first modern patrol vessel in Poland based on MEKO® A-100 design by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, is scheduled to be handed over to the Navy at the end of 2016. ORP […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Polish shipyard Naval Shipyard Gdynia S.A. held sea trials for rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) that will be on board the Polish Navy’s patrol vessel ORP Ślązak on January 14. The ORP Ślązak is the first Polish-built modern patrol vessel in 21 years. Based on the MEKO® A-100 design by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, the vessel was  christened on […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s 95-meter offshore patrol vessel ORP Slazak got underway from Gdynia to start her first sea trials, 17 years after construction on the ship got underway. The Polish Navy hopes to receive the vessel by March 2019 when acceptance trials are expected to be completed and the vessel handed over to the navy. […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish defense ministry announced on June 29 that it has awarded PGZ a contract to complete outfitting works and all trials on the offshore patrol vessel ‘Ślązak’ and subsequently deliver it to the Polish Navy. According to the announcement, Ślązak is set to start trials in July 2018 while the delivery and acceptance is expected […]

  • 12 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Finnish Navy Shows Off New Jehu Class Ship One of the new Jehu class landing ships, which the Finnish Navy received in June, will be presented to the audience for the first time on 9 July in the South Harbour of Helsinki, Finland. HMAS Canberra Prepares for More Tests Australia’s biggest warship completed the first […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    On April 16th 2013, the Naval Shipyard Gdynia SA hosted a visit from the German company MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH., a worldwide producer of internal combustion engines for the marine, railway and agriculture industry. The MTU representatives presented technical data of antimagnetic engines that can be applied in the future at Gdynia Shipyard as well as […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Sweden’s Saab and Polish defense company MESKO, a member of Polish Armament Group (PGZ), have entered a teaming agreement for long-term maintenance and support of the Polish Navy’s RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile system. Contracted in 2006, the RBS15 Mk3 is in service on-board the Polish Navy’s Orkan-class fast attack craft. The teaming agreement, which was signed in […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Naval Shipyard S.A. in Gdynia, Poland. The agreement provides a basis for cooperation to jointly offer naval solutions, including submarines, for the Polish Navy under the order of the Polish Ministry of National Defence. In an announcement made by Saab, the company […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Polish Navy recently awarded Teledyne RESON a contract to deliver a multibeam system for its rescue vessel ORP Piast. The company announced on February 8 that the SeaBat T50-R multibeam sonar system was delivered and is currently being installed in the hull of the rescue vessel at the Nauta Shipyard in Gdynia. In addition […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During a bilateral exercise between the US and the Philippines, US Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) embarked and launched from Philippine Navy sea lift vessel BRP Tarlac (LD-601) for the first time ever. The evolutions were part of exercise KAMANDAG, taking place off the coast Luzon between October 2 and 9, and come at a time when […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder General Dynamics Electric Boat to complete detailed design and subsequent manufacturing, assembly, qualification and delivery of the first turbine generator units for the Ohio Replacement Program (ORP), the U.S. Navy’s next-generation ballistic nuclear submarine.   The turbine generators provide all of the submarine’s propulsion and […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed Amphibious Dock Landing Ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), and it’s embarked Sailors and Marines, is participating in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014 with the Philippine Marines Corps and Navy.   This exercise, which began June 27 and concludes July 1st, comes only seven months after Ashland supported Operation Damayan relief […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NATO and partner nations conducted an amphibious landing rehearsal, June 13 during BALTOPS 2015. The landing was a rehearsal for the main event happening in Ustka, Poland, June 17. The troops arrived to shore via the U.S. Navy’s Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), the U.K. Royal Navy’s Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (LCVP), the Finnish Marine […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The region comes to a crisis and United Nations Security Council is adopting a resolution legitimizing the international group of ships to come into the region and stabilize the situation. This is the basic assumption for the scenario of this year’s BALTOPS exercise. Eight Polish Navy ships, two helicopters and one patrol aircraft are taking […]

  • 31 October 2017

    A fire broke out aboard the Polish Navy’s only Kilo-class submarine ORP Orzeł recently, as it was docked at the Polish Navy shipyard in Gdynia for repairs. The incident was initially not reported by the defense ministry and was confirmed by Armed Forces General Command spokesman Czesław Cichy to news site TVN24 following an inquiry. According to […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding held a steel-cutting ceremony for the second Kormoran II-class minehunter for the Polish Navy at its Gdansk site on September 18. The steel-cutting ceremony comes ten months after the lead ship in the class – ORP ‘Kormoran – entered service. The first of the additional two ships will be named ORP Albatros […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Shipyard Gdynia S.A. has completed the overhaul of the warship ORP Bałtyk (fuel tanker with the ship’s side number Z-1). The scope of overhaul included among other things: maintenance of the hull, superstructure, open decks and tanks. Furthermore, the shipyard carried out repairs of the main cooling water over-board system and bottom-side fittings, as […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy decommissioned the first of its four Kobben-class submarines – ORP Kondor – in a ceremony at the naval port in Gdynia on December 20. With 50 years of service behind them, the remaining three submarines in the class are also set to be decommissioned in the near future. Kondor and its sister […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Between 27-29 June the 12th Baltic Military Fair “BALT MILITARY EXPO” was held in Gdansk. Polish Navy has prepared a presentation of ships and maritime rescue. Transport-and-landing ship ORP “Lublin”, minehunter ORP “Flaming” and hydrographic ship ORP “Arctowski” were presented to the public in the city center. A dynamic presentation of rocket ship ORP “Orkan” […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The next-generation US Navy’s submarines will be outfitted with an electric propulsion system, as reported by the Engineering news portal. The Ohio-class submarines currently in use will be replaced with the new submarines in 2029. These new submarines, also called Ohio Replacement Programs’ (ORP) subs, are going to enter fabrication in 2021. The novelty introduced […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s second Kormoran II-class minehunter was launched in a ceremony at Remontowa Shipbuilding on October 10. Albatros (hull number 602) was launched a little over a year after a steel-cutting ceremony marked the start of the ship’s construction in September 2018. In addition to the Albatros launch, the keel for the third ship […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s first Kormorant II-class minehunter ORP ‘Kormoran’ has passed all state and builder’s trials and was officially transferred to the navy on November 17. According to a navy announcement, the minehunter is now set to be commissioned in Gdynia on November 28, on the day of the Polish Navy anniversary. Built by Remontowa […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Polish navy’s newest warship, the multitask logistical support ship ORP Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki, docked in Portsmouth recently on a scheduled port visit. According to the Royal Navy, this is the first time a Polish naval ship has stopped at a British port in more than three years. The Czernicki, who is readying itself to lead a NATO […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Marines with the Offload Preparation Party performed pre-operation checks on Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Feb. 6, in order to support Exercise Cobra Gold 2015. The mission of the OPP on board the Maritime Prepositioning Force ship, USNS Pililaau, is to prepare and offload support equipment and supplies from ship to shore. The Marines and the […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Polish commander is now at the helm of NATO’s standing mine counter measures group two (SNMCMG2) following a change of command ceremony in Polish Naval Base Swinoujscie. Commander Aleksander Urbanowicz took over from his Greek counterpart, Captain Panagiotis Papageorgiou, who led the group aboard the flagship, a Greek replenishment ship class 701 C, HS […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Philippine Navy personnel helped fight a blaze onboard a cargo ship sailing off Misamis Oriental Thursday afternoon. Naval Forces Western Mindanao commander Rear Admiral Armado Guzman said Friday that the BRP-Emilio Liwag and BRP-Jose Loor Jr., skippered by Commander Rolando Guanzon and Lieutenant Arnold Simbajon respectively, which are stationed at the Iligan City pier, immediately […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian city of Cagliari was the port visit of choice for the new flagship of NATO’s standing mine counter measures group two. Polish flagship, ORP Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki (511), arrived in Cagliari on January 21 on its first port call since joining SNMCMG2. The ship and crew arrived to Italy after completing a 10-day transit […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Last Monday,the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) left the port of Gdynia, Poland with a new commander at the helm and new ships. The first days at sea are usually used for ships and crew to get acquainted with the new command and with the respective capabilities of each vessel. The crew of […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Following drills with the Malaysian Armed Forces, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps will join the Armed Forces of the Philippines for the next stage in this year’s CARAT exercises. CARAT Philippines is taking place June 6-10 in multiple locations across the Philippines and in waters near Subic Bay and Palawan. This year’s CARAT Philippines will […]