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  • 3 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) was honored by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime as one of the agency’s top suppliers at an award ceremony held Nov. 15 on the Defense Supply Center Columbus installation. SAIC was recognized for its performance on current DLA Land and Maritime supply chain and logistics programs, including the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Live fire from ships, submarines and aircraft participating in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2014 sank the decommissioned USS Tuscaloosa (LST 1187) at about 12:15 p.m., July 14, in waters 15,000 feet deep, 57 nautical miles northwest of Kauai. Units from Brunei, Canada, Japan and the United States participated in the sinking exercise […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) recognized its top performers by announcing the senior and junior Civilians of the Quarter, June 3.   Rear Adm. Mike White, NETC commander, commended the awardees as outstanding examples of the dedication at headquarters and noted their efforts are an indispensable part of the education and training mission. […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Plymouth based HMS Dasher and Cardiff based HMS Exploit have recently carried out a replenishment at sea (RAS) in the Bay of Biscay as part of Operation Southern Sun.   P2000s do not have the capability to replenish fuel at sea and instead RAS to practice shiphandling and seamanship skills. Exploit and Dasher passed goods […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company completed successful back-to-back Tomahawk cruise missile flight tests that validated recent software improvements. The upgrades improve weapon system performance.   In the first test, the nuclear submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) fired a Tomahawk Block IV from the sub’s vertical capsule launch system. The missile flew a pre-planned mission […]

  • 5 August 2014

    Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 conducted a search and rescue (SAR) operation and rescued two distressed swimmers, one male and one female, off the coast of Gun Beach Aug. 5 at approximately 2:20 p.m.   HSC-25 received a request from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam at approximately 1:40 p.m. A Navy MH-60S […]

  • 17 October 2014

    A large fleet of naval vessels is taking part in the multinational “Noble Justification” military exercise, which is underway in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. More than twenty warships, and several submarines and aircraft, are involved in the drills. “The exercise Noble Justification is a substantial opportunity for NATO to develop force integration, multinational […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Country music performer Toby Keith visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during an island tour of Guam in support of troops deployed overseas May 1. Keith has been touring military installations in coordination with United Services Organization (USO) since 2002 to boosts the spirits of Sailors throughout the fleet and overseas. “Growing […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Caspian Flotilla (CF) missile boats Budenovsk and Borovsk headed by Capt 3 rank Vsevolod Vodnev and Capt Lt Mikhail Stepanov destroyed “enemy” surface ships during the mock battle. Towed targets imitating surface ships were destroyed at the range of 60 km by accurate missile strikes delivered by antiship missile system Termit. To ensure safety […]

  • 19 March 2015

    U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, delta pilots perform the Loop Break Cross maneuver during the Naval Air Facility El Centro Air Show practice demonstration. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 demonstrations at 35 locations across the U.S. in 2015. The Blue Angels is the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The medical team aboard the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour has performed a surgical operation on a migrant rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea. Following an April 11 rescue operation in the central Mediterranean Sea, which led to the rescue of more than 2000 lives from 8 boats spotted by a Luxembourg SW3 Merlin III aircraft, the Frontex operation […]

  • 5 October 2017

    A Dutch and a Royal Navy ship recently completed what was termed by the Royal Navy as “the easiest RAS ever”, as support vessel RFA Mounts Bay took on fuel from Dutch ship HNLMS Karel Doorman in the Caribbean. A difficult – potentially dangerous – manoeuvre it’s typically performed mid-Ocean between a Royal Fleet Auxiliary […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS Dauntless’ sea boat rides the fairly choppy surf somewhere off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as a two-week international exercise comes to a close. The Navy’s most advanced destroyer was Britain’s input to FRUKUS (pronounced froo-kus apparently, not fruck-us), an annual get-together of naval forces from France, Russia, the UK and […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Turkish Navy in the Black Sea, May 11.   The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring NATO allies and partners of the United States’ commitment to the alliance and security in the region. During the […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Health Services Department performed an emergency procedure at sea March 6, less than 24 hours after getting underway for the first time in more than a year. Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SW) James Ruane, an independent duty corpsman (IDC), alerted the ship’s surgeon, Lt. Karen Woo, when a patient arrived showing […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Preparing for the worst of all possible scenarios, hundreds of Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) were put through a life-like mass casualty drill as the ship transited across the waters of the western Pacific Ocean, June 28. The drill was an all-hands effort involving Sailors from George Washington’s […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Turkish navy corvette TCG Bykada (F 512) in the Black Sea, June 10.   The engagement provided U.S. Navy assets an opportunity to work with Turkey to improve maritime capabilities and interoperability in a number of maritime mission […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Industry news

    The crew of the US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, USS Makin Island (LHD 8) went out to sea to test the ship’s overhauled systems.   Namely, the ship has undergone a 13-month Phased Maintenance Availability (PMA) period, which saw numerous repairs. During the nine-day scheduled sea trials completed on Jan. 17, Makin Island crew […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy human systems integration (HSI) engineers at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Human Performance Laboratory see transformed warship spaces as such that enable Sailors to achieve optimal performance. The design process does not begin aboard a ship. It begins at the Human Performance Lab where the Navy ship spaces are designed, redesigned, and […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    One of the Royal Australian Navy’s new MRH-90 helicopters recently supported the Basic Fast Rope Course at HMAS Cerberus. The 40 course members who took part in the rigorous assessment had to overcome the challenge of sliding down a rope to disembark a helicopter in hover.   It takes a physically and mentally strong and […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Newly commissioned, USS Arlington (LPD 24), conducted its first non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) drill Nov. 4, in support of multi-national, amphibious exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14). NEO is the safe evacuation of civilians and embassy officials in the event an emergency situation arises in a foreign country. Emergency situations include natural disasters, war or civil […]

  • 18 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A force of four ships, three British, one French, used their helicopters and landing craft to evacuate civilians from a ‘war-torn’ Mediterranean island in a mock humanitarian crisis during Exercise Corsican Lion. For the past week, more than 2,000 British and French sailors, soldiers, airmen and marines have been engaged on Exercise Corsican Lion which […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    Off the west coast of Africa frigate HMS Portland takes on fuel from tanker RFA Gold Rover – the very last time the oldest vessel in the UK’s Naval Service will provide ‘black gold’ to fuel front-line operations. The 11,000-tonne support vessel is due to decommission in the UK next month – 43 years after […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Seventeenth test of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) R-30 Bulava is scheduled in the first half of Oct 2011, reports Interfax referring to a source in Russian Navy Main HQ. Expectedly, it would be a salvo launch. Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky will launch two missiles at a short interval. […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Industry news

      Kockums performs a general overhaul of HMS Trossö HMS Trossö is a support vessel of the Swedish Navy and the general overhaul is the largest overhaul performed on a marine vessel. It means that Kockums will review the whole ship and replace worn parts – from single screws to electrical systems. The overhaul also […]

  • 27 October 2011

    A World War II veteran who served aboard the submarine USS Batfish (SS 310) will pass the “long glass,” a tradition to signify the start of the first watch, during the commissioning ceremony aboard the Virginia-class submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit California (SSN 781) Oct. 29. Dr. Joseph Cox, former national president of the U.S. Submarine Veterans […]

  • 12 March 2014

    During the last week, EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta warships FGS Hessen and ESPS Tornado have carried out several ‘Friendly Approaches’ in the Gulf of Aden.   In addition to patrols in the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean, EU Naval Force warships and their […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    JSS Karel Doorman, the Netherlands Navy’s Joint Support Ship, conducted replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with Royal Navy’s RFA Argus. The two ships met off the coast of Freetown, Sierra Leone, and engaged in an unusual RAS. During supply operations the vessels are normally positioned next to each other, sailing in the same direction. In this case, both vessel […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Ford Performance Racing drivers Will Davison and Mark Winterbottom swapped the wheel of their high performance V8 Supercars for one of Navy’s 7.2m Zodiac sea boats in a visit to Darwin’s patrol boat base HMAS Coonawarra yesterday. The visit included a special autographing signing for kids from HMAS Coonawarra’s adopted family cancer charity Camp Quality […]