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  • 11 July 2016

    Polish frigate ORP General Tadeusz Kosciuszko joined Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) on July 7. The former U.S. Navy Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, one of two in the Polish Navy, will spend the next few months under NATO flag providing support to NATO maritime activities. ORP General Tadeusz Kosciuszko left homeport in Gdynia on June […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The NATO-led anti submarine warfare (ASW) exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2018 concluded off the coast of Norway on July 6. Ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 8 allied nations converged on the North Atlantic Ocean while host nation Norway provided support from the Harstad and Narvik harbors as well as Andoya air base. Participating ships included […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark’s Baltic mini-deployment has taken her to the Polish port of Gdynia. Her sailors paid their respects to the defenders of the Westerplatte, a peninsula in the nearby city of Gdańsk where the first shots of World War 2 were fired. Standing on one of the most hallowed sites on Polish soil, sailors from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Republic of Kazakhstan Naval Forces Commander Rear Admiral Zhandarbek Zhanzakov visited Polish Navy. During his visit Rear Admiral Zhandarbek spoke with Commander-in-Chief of Polish Navy Vice Admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea, visited Polish Naval Academy and Polish Army’s Diving Training Center. Kazakhstan Naval Forces Commander begun his visit on Wednesday, 27 June, from participating in […]

  • 18 February 2013

    Expanding cooperation in the field of maritime security was the main subject discussed during another set of bilateral staff talks between Polish and French Navies on February 14 in Gdynia (Poland). Vice admiral Ryszard Demczuk, Deputy Commander of the Polish Navy and Rear admiral Charles-Henri du Ché, responsible for international cooperation in the French Navy, […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) arrived in Gdynia, Poland, Aug. 15, as part of a regularly scheduled port visit supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. While inport, Carr leadership will attend office calls with senior Polish military officials, hold a reception onboard for Polish and U.S. […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

    From February 15th to 21st, Royal Navy Flagship HMS “Bulwark” was visiting Poland. Two days before entering the port of Gdynia the Flagship was cooperating with the Polish Navy along the Polish coast. On Friday (Feb. 17th at 10 AM), HMS “Bulwark” entered Gdynia. During the weekend the ship was visited by more than 4000 […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Training & Education

    In late October and early November the Latvian and Polish territory and the Baltic Sea will be the theatre of the largest NATO and Alliance partner-countries exercise this year, codenamed Steadfast Jazz 2013. The operations at sea will be carried by twelve ships representing eight NATO countries. Polish Navy will be represented by submarine ORP […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Shortly after dawn the alarm breaks the silence on board HNLMS De Ruyter as the crew of the flagship prepare to head out to sea. After months of planning, a week in port and some final preparations during the pre-sail conference, everyone is focused and excited about what is going to happen in the coming […]

  • 5 June 2014

    490 military personnel and musicians have put on the largest ever Beating Retreat, over two nights, in celebration of the Duke of Edinburgh’s birthday and the Royal Marines 350th anniversary.   The Royal Marines Beating Retreat is traditionally a celebration of The Duke of Edinburgh’s birthday, as he holds the title of Captain General Royal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Equipment & technology

    General Dynamics will attend this year’s Surface Navy Association Symposium from 13 to 15 January, 2015. The company will showcase its broad portfolio of programs and capabilities that directly support and enable the many missions of Surface Naval Forces. The following will be displayed in General Dynamics’ booth: – Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB): General Dynamics […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) announced it has been awarded the Navy Cyber Mission Engineering Support contract by the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract holds a shared ceiling of $898 million. It includes a five-year base ordering period, with one two-year option […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Military personnel from naval forces in the UK, India, US, Turkey, Italy, Sweden, Philippines and Netherlands will gather at Defence IQ’s 2nd Amphibious Operations conference in London this November. Amphibious operations  continue to be a lynchpin of modern warfare. The ability to rapidly and effectively project power from sea to shore is a fundamental […]

  • 20 January 2020

    The proliferation of A2AD threats from state and non-state actors enabled by advances in anti-ship technology have prompted NATO navies and their allies and partners to take action, leading to doctrinal and force structure changes. This latest Defence iQ article ‘How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat’ outlines the current developments and changes […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The Marine Corps welcomed its first F-35B aircraft, the Marine Corps variant of the F-35 Lightning II, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 11. Marine pilots will receive training to fly the new aircraft and eventually deploy with them aboard Navy amphibious ships. The F-35B, one of three variants of the Joint Strike Fighter, […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander of Australia’s Joint Task Force 633 (JTF633) in the Middle East Region (MER) Major General Craig Orme, AM, CSC has officially transferred command to Rear Admiral Trevor Jones, AO, CSC, RAN. The Transfer of Authority ceremony was held this week at Camp Baird, Australia’s main headquarters in the MER. Major General Orme said there […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Friday 13th June saw the hand over of the Commandant General Royal Marines from Major General Ed Davis, CBE to Major General Martin Smith, MBE.   The handover ceremony took place in the Commandant Generals Courtyard at Commando Training Centre Royal Marines and was witnessed by Commanding Officers and Regimental Sergeant Majors from across the […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a 42-month, $94.4 million task order to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Total Integrated Ground Equipment Readiness Contractor Logistics Support (TIGER CLS) contract.   Under this contract, General Dynamics will deliver cost-effective, innovative technology, logistics and program management support for […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics  completed its acquisition of Metro Machine Corp., a leading East Coast surface-ship repair company that supports the U.S. Navy fleet in Norfolk, Va. The value of the cash transaction has not been disclosed. Metro Machine Corp. now becomes part of the shipbuilding and repair operations of San Diego-based General Dynamics NASSCO, a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., yesterday officially unveiled the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, the next generation in the CH-53 type series that the U.S. Marine Corps expects to begin operational service in 2019.   During the rollout ceremony, attended by members of Congress, the Department of Defense, major suppliers to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This week EUCAP Nestor again took up the training of 29 members of the Somali Coast Guard in Jazeera Training Camp in Mogadishu. The training is a joint venture between the maritime security mission EUCAP Nestor and The European Union Training Mission Somalia (EUTM). Earlier this week the cadets were trained in basic maritime law, […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Research & Development

    The Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Electromagnetic (EM) Railgun program is evaluating the second of two industry railgun prototype launchers at a facility in Dahlgren, Va., officials announced Oct 9. The EM Railgun launcher is a long-range naval weapon that fires projectiles using electricity instead of traditional gun propellants such as explosive chemicals. Magnetic fields […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been hired by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems in January 2014 to support the engineering and manufacturing development of the U.S. Navy’s next-generation integrated Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).   The contract award comes tree months after Raytheon won the contract to build the U.S. Navy’s next-generation AMDR. Under […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast announced the first task order from a $240 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple award design-build construction contract Aug. 26.   Carothers Construction Inc., of Oxford, Mississippi, was awarded the initial task order for $34.4 million for the design and construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at Marine Corps Air […]

  • 23 November 2012

    The Commander of United States Marine Corps (USMC) Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General Terry G Robling, visited Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) and paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Jesus C Millan on November 19, 2012. He was accompanied by Sergeant Major William T Stables, Command Sergeant Major of Marine Forces Pacific […]