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  • 29 August 2018

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Phoenix International Holdings a $29.9 million contract modification to exercise options for the continued maintenance and operation of the Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System. Under the contract, Phoenix International will provide personnel and services necessary for the mobilization, operation, storage, logistic support, repair and maintenance of […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has contracted the Australian branch of Phoenix International for the delivery of a new air transportable submarine rescue service capability. As announced by the Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne, the service will be based in Western Australia and support both the Collins-class submarine force and the Attack-class submarines for the next […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Phoenix International Holdings Inc., Largo, Maryland, is being awarded a $14,8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) operation and maintenance services.   The contractor will provide appropriate and sufficient personnel and services necessary to mobilize and operate the submarine rescue systems that support the response requirements. The contractor is responsible to ensure […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Navy’s 8,000-foot depth capable remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Deep Drone recently received a complete upgrade from Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. All work was performed under a multi-year contract with the US Navy’s Office of Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV). The upgrade included installing a new umbilical, sonar, high definition camera, LED lighting system, an updated frame, and a […]

  • 5 May 2014

    Ocean Shield will today return to Fleet Base West to replenish its supplies and conduct routine maintenance and software modifications to Phoenix Autonomous Underwater Vehicle ‘Artemis’ Bluefin-21.   On completion of the short port visit, Ocean Shield will return immediately to the search area where the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will […]

  • 12 April 2019

    Perth-based Total Marine Technology has secured its first Royal Australian Navy contract as it landed a deal to design and deliver a remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) for the service’s new submarine rescue system (SRS). TMT was selected by Phoenix International, who is in charge of delivering the new air transportable submarine rescue service under a contract […]

  • 18 April 2014

    At the recent media conference conducted by the Chief Coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston (Ret’d), said that the Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield had detected an oil slick on Sunday evening in her current search area.   Preliminary analysis of the sample collected by ADV Ocean Shield has […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) Dive Team Charlie completed a five-blade change out on USS Anzio’s (CG 68) port side propeller, Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 20. Upon initial inspection during a cleaning by Seaward Marine Services, only three blades were visibly damaged; however, all five blades had to be changed out in order to […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield deployed its towed pinger locator (TPL) for the first time on the morning of 4 April, as part of its ongoing search for missing Flight MH 370.   Almost 600 nautical miles west of Exmouth, the TPL was towed around 3,500 metres below the surface along the possible flight […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The voyage data recorder from El Faro, a US flagged cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015, was successfully recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, Military Sealift Command’s fleet ocean tug USNS Apache departed Virginia Beach, Virginia, Friday with personnel from the NTSB, […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49) hosted a multinational damage control training workshop at Marathi Pier in Souda Bay, Greece, as a part of exercise Phoenix Express 2011 (PE-11), June 2. Navy teams from four nations participated in the training. “This training is important, because we have the opportunity to see the different types […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The international maritime exercise Phoenix Express 2016 was kicked off May 17, in the Mediterranean. Navies from Europe, North Africa, and the United States gathered to begin the 10th iteration of the exercise. Phoenix Express is sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet. It is designed to improve regional cooperation, […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Honeywell International Inc., Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a $180, 914,513 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for Performance Based Logistics (PBL) for supply support for Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) for the F/A-18 A/B/C/D/E/F/G (including F/A-18 Australian F/G models), P-3, S-3, C-2 and KC-130 F/R, F404 Main Fuel Controls (MFC) used on the F/A-18 aircraft and the P-3 […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Phoenix Express 2011 (PE-11), a multi-national maritime exercise between U.S., North African and European naval forces, conducted the first day of at sea boarding exercises, June 7. Five ships got underway from Souda Bay, Greece, on June 6, joining one already at sea, bringing together six of the eight multinational ships participating in PE-11. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has installed a submarine rescue diving and recompression system (SRDRS) aboard the submarine support vessel HOS Dominator at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) in Coronado, California. Members of Undersea Rescue Command (URC), based at NASNI, and contractors from Phoenix Holdings International, completed the SRDRS installation aboard the Military Sealift Command-chartered merchant […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    In recent months, amongst its twelve dedicated International Defence Training Warfare courses, the International and Commonwealth Training Unit (ICTU) in HMS Collingwood has been busy delivering the International Warfare Officer (Foundation) – IWO(F) – Course to junior warfare officers from around the world. This new foundation level course found its origins in the rather ‘long […]

  • 18 November 2016

    Together with warships from the United States, Canada, Japan and Singapore, Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin was scheduled to participate in the country’s International Naval Review, in celebration of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th Anniversary. HMAS Darwin, however, changed course and headed to Kaikoura to provide humanitarian and disaster relief support at the request […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has successfully completed the critical design review for Knifefish, the surface-mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle (SMCM UUV), one month ahead of schedule. The General Dynamics team will now begin the development of the system hardware and software to integrate the approved design via the fabrication of three engineering development modules. […]

  • 25 August 2017

    The new commander of the US 7th Fleet arrived in Yokosuka, Japan, on August 25, two days after assuming command. Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer is taking over from three-star admiral Joseph Aucoin who was relieved from his post after US destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with oil tanker Alnic MC on Monday, August 21. Prior […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S. Department of Defense that enables fifth-generation aircraft to share information through existing data links with fourth-generation fighters to improve situational awareness and combat effectiveness. The F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II are the world’s only operational fifth-generation stealth aircraft; fourth-generation […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has successfully completed the comprehensive risk reduction program for the U.S. Navy’s Knifefish Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) program. Designed to discover any potential systems defect early on in the program’s development phase, the configuration item test (CIT) successfully verified key components […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Training & Education

    From Boston to Sacramento, America’s Navy will come home to 15 cities across the country in 2012 to show Americans why having a strong Navy is critical to the American way of life and to help commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Since 2005, the Navy Week program has served as the Navy’s […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Mauritius turned on a very warm welcome for HMAS Anzac when the Australian Navy frigate stopped in the island nation’s capital for a port visit recently. Approaching Port Louis Harbour, Anzac was escorted by the Mauritian Coast Guard ship CGV Barracuda, and as Anzac came alongside, further signs of Mauritian hospitality could be seen and […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2013 Initial Planning Conference (IPC) took place in Garmisch, Germany, March 28-30. The three-day conference provided a venue for participating partner nations from Africa, Australia, Europe and North America to meet and continue the dialogue for building future APS plans, goals and objectives. This year’s main focus for APS was […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Phoenix Express 2014, a multinational maritime exercise between North African, European, and U.S. naval forces, which began its inport phase at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operation Training Center (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, May 13, is now in its underway operations phase in the central Mediterranean Sea. Participating nations are practicing a wide range of skill […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

      Iranian designers built a remotely-controlled submersible Phoenix displacing only 3 kg, reports Iranian Student’s News Agency (ISNA). The agency calls the vehicle “submarine”; her surface speed is 12 mps and submerged speed is 10 mps. Phoenix has one screw and is capable to monitor within a 1-meter radius. Surveillance camera can be mounted as […]

  • 26 March 2012

      Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will participate in Phoenix Navy Week in Phoenix, March 26-30. Sailors will kick off their participation by serving as the color guard detail for the Korean War Veteran’s Memorial at Wesley Bolin Plaza where Rear Adm. Patrick Brady, commander, Space and Naval Warfare Command, is scheduled to speak. “Navy […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from North Africa, Europe, and the United States concluded Exercise Phoenix Express 2015, May 25. Phoenix Express 2015, sponsored and facilitated by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness (MDA), information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to counter sea-based illicit activity in the region. The at-sea portion […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from North Africa, Europe, and the United States kicked off Exercise Phoenix Express 2015 with opening ceremonies in Tunisia. The at sea portion of the exercise begins today, Monday, and will test North African, European, and U.S. forces’ abilities to combat illegal migration, piracy, and movement of materials for weapons of mass destruction. […]