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  • 14 November 2014

    A US Coast Guard boat crew towed a sea plane into port after a mechanical failure on the plane forced the pilot to make an emergency landing one mile off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Canaveral received the initial report of a plane crash at approximately 1 […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy ‘Blue Angels’ pilot died from injuries following a plane crash at the Smyrna, Tennessee airport, June 2. The F/A-18 aircraft assigned to the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron crashed during the beginning stages of an afternoon practice at approximately 3:01 pm, CDT. The pilot of the jet was taking off to start the afternoon practice when […]

  • 19 December 2019

    The Royal Navy’s ocean survey vessel HMS Scott (H131) arrived several days ago to the south of Chile to assist in the search for debris from a missing Chilean military plane. The plane, C-130 Hercules, crashed in the Drake Passage while en route to a Chilean military base in Antarctica on December 9. At the […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Up to eight planes and nine ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has determined a search area of about 223,000 square kilometres, 1680 kilometres west north-west of Perth. Eight military planes will assist in the search. One of these planes will be tasked […]

  • 4 July 2011

      Iranians mourning a 23-year-old airline tragedy tossed flowers in the Gulf on Sunday at the site where an Iranian passenger plane was downed… By NASSER KARIMI (forbes) [mappress] Source: forbes, July 4, 2011;

  • 29 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Earlier this month, scientists sponsored by the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) performed experiments to better understand the motions, forces and pressures generated by waves on boats with high-speed planing hulls. Planing hulls are like those used on a speedboat – they are designed to produce lift and allow the watercraft to glide […]

  • 15 July 2016

    U.S. Navy and Coast Guard assets are searching for a plane that went missing off Kona, Hawaii, on Thursday, July 14. The Coast Guard said a Navy MH-60R helicopter crew from the USS Chung Hoon (DDG-93) along with HC-130 Hercules airplane crews and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Air Station Barbers Point were searching for the plane. […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Industry news

    The Australian Government has approved the acquisition of eight P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft.   The acquisition of the eight P-8A aircraft will cost approximately $4 billion, including support facilities. These state-of-the-art aircraft will dramatically boost Australia’s ability to monitor its maritime approaches and patrol over 2.5 million square kilometres of its marine jurisdiction – […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington has received an order of around $2.5 billion to deliver another 20 aircraft to the U.S. Navy and the Government of Australia. The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command has awarded the American manufacturer of aircraft, rockets and satellites a $2,469,582,995 modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk commemorated the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway in a ceremony, June 5.  The historic and decisive battle, which took place June 4-7, 1942, is regarded by many as the turning point in the Pacific during World War II. During the sea battle, U.S. Navy carrier strike forces, augmented by […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy awarded a nearly $1.5 billion contract Aug. 27 to Boeing Defense, Space & Security for the procurement of 13 Full-Rate Production (FRP) Lot 2 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Nine planes will join the U.S. fleet and four will join the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), who has been a cooperative partner in the […]

  • 1 March 2011

      Terming it as a “show of force”, US has moved its naval warships and fighter planes into the Mediterranean region as the situation in strife…   (mynews) [mappress] Source: mynews, March 1, 2011;  

  • 17 March 2014

    Two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft are continuing to support the Malaysian coordinated search mission for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.   Chief of the Defence Force General David Hurley said Malaysian authorities coordinating the search had re-tasked an Australian aircraft. One RAAF AP-3C Orion yesterday commenced searching the Indian Ocean to the […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), has approved the purchase of four additional Boeing P-8I Neptune maritime reconnaissance aircraft at a cost of $1 billion. The four new aircraft, to be acquired through the United States Foreign Military Sales program, will augment the existing eight P-8I aircraft in service with the Indian Navy. India received […]

  • 8 September 2016

    A Russian SU-27 Flanker fighter jet came within 10 feet (3 meters) of a U.S. Navy P-8A maritime reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea on September 7, U.S. Navy officials said. Navy spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said the incident, which lasted 19 minutes and took place in international airspace, was considered unsafe and unprofessional and added that incidents like these had […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Trafalgar Class submarine has arrived in the southern Indian Ocean to help with the search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that went missing on 8 March.   With her advanced underwater search capability, HMS Tireless will be able to contribute to the attempts to locate the missing plane. The UK has remained in […]

  • 9 May 2019

    The US Navy is concluding its support for the search and recovery operations of the Japanese F-35A fighter jet that went missing over the Pacific, off Misawa Air Base on April 9. A US Navy salvage team aboard the contracted vessel DSCV Van Gogh completed its mission after locating debris from the downed JASDF F-35A. […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) flight-deck Sailors participated in a simulated emergency aircraft landing during a fast cruise August 22, in Newport News, Va. Theodore Roosevelt’s Air Department Training Team (ADTT) facilitated the flight-deck drill simulating a barricade and crash and salvage response to practice time-critical operational risk management and situational adaptability.  “We’re simulating a […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur that “based on satellite imagery, it can be confirmed that no one on board the Malaysian flight MH 370, that went missing, survived.”   Earlier today, the Australian Navy’s P3 Orion detected two objects in the southern Indian Ocean search area that […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Kidd, has been ordered to the Indian Ocean to search for the Malaysian missing plane, according to the Agence France-Presse.   The search for the Malaysian lost flight was switched to the Indian Ocean amid reports that the plane kept “pinging” a satellite after it lost radar contact. […]

  • 28 April 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a plane crash near San Pablo Bay after two planes collided in mid-air above the Bay Sunday.   At approximately 4 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call about a small Cessna and a WWII-era aircraft that had collided. The Coast […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Pakistan is acquiring four Turkish Project MILGEM corvettes while Turkey is buying 52 Pakistani Super Mushshak training planes under agreements signed during the 2017 IDEF defence exhibition in Istanbul, on May 10. Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited (KSEW) from Pakistan, signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Turkish STM for the corvette-construction. According to an announcement from the […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has brought the navies of Australia and China together in a significant display of international cooperation.   Despite heavy seas and poor search conditions, HMAS Toowoomba recently conducted boat operations with People’s Liberation Army – Navy (PLA-N) destroyer Haikou (DDG 171), to pass vital information and documentation […]

  • 20 May 2016

    Members of the Egyptian Navy have managed to find remains of an EgyptAir plane which crashed over the Mediterranean Sea while it was flying from Paris to Cairo. A navy search for the plane’s black box found personal belongings of passengers and other debris 290 km north of the Egyptian city of Alexandria, Reuters reported Egyptian officials […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) has embarked an Italian AV-8B Harrier jet as it sails home from a deployment to Europe and Middle East. The jet and its crew landed on July 18 and will later cross the Atlantic Ocean with the sailors and marines aboard the Iwo Jima. […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 helped rescue four people whose plane went missing on a flight from Tinian to Saipan of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Oct. 6. HSC-25’s five-person helicopter crew Rescue 10 successfully found the crashed Piper single-engine aircraft in the jungles of Tinian after a report […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $18.2 million contract modification to perform reactor-plant planning yard services for nuclear submarines and supportyard services for moored training ships. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Initially awarded in November 2011, the contract has a potential cumulative value of $121.2 million […]

  • 23 June 2016

    The Commanding Officer of Royal Australian Navy’s Huon class minehunter HMAS Gascoyne has praised his crew for their role in finding a plane which crashed off the coast of New South Wales, nearly two months ago. Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton said his crew discovered the wreckage relatively quickly and despite it being in 73 meters […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The Portsmouth-based frigate joined the USS Abraham Lincoln for anti-submarine exercises, before serving as the ‘plane guard’ for the carrier as she launched and recovered her aircraft. Her Majesty’s Ship Westminster sails in company with the USS Abraham Lincoln as the Portsmouth-based warship joined forces with the most potent naval group on the Seven Seas, […]