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  • 15 October 2018

    US Navy divers have completed the removal of fuel oil from the capsized World War II German cruiser, Prinz Eugen, at Enubuj Island in Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Working from aboard US naval ship Salvor, divers from Mobile Diving Salvage Unit 1 completed the undertaking on October 15, after 45 days of efforts. An estimated […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

      A memorial to the heroes of the Channel Dash – a brave but forlorn attempt to stop German ships breaking through into the North Sea in 1942 – will be dedicated in Dover on Saturday. The memorial unveiling, attended by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, coincides with a three-day visit to the […]

  • 1 October 2014

    The U.S. Navy celebrated the 60th anniversary of the commissioning of USS Nautilus and the birth of the nuclear Navy Sept. 30, 2014 in a ceremony aboard the historic ship in its home at the Submarine Force Museum and Library in Groton, Conn.   It was Sept. 30, 1954, when the submarine community took the […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Addlestone-based Royal Naval Reservist Charlotte Dangerfield played a key role in Sunday’s Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. Sub Lieutenant Dangerfield, 34, a Consulting Engineer with Arup in civilian life, spent two weeks training for the day with colleagues from HMS President, London’s Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) unit, along with ratings from other RNR units around the […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy has conducted its second firing of an RBS15 anti-ship missile this year. The test took place at the beginning of October in the waters off Dugi Otok in the Adriatic Sea. Earlier this year, in May, Croatia conducted an RBS15 test firing from one of its land-based launchers. The October firing was conducted […]

  • 23 October 2014

    Three members of the Philippine Navy were given awarded during the flag raising ceremony held at the Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN). Capt. Alberto B Carlos, Commissary Steward 2nd Class Felix B Guaves and Sgt. Eugene J. Padilla were awarded with the Plaque of Recognition for being adjudged as The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS). TOPS is […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The second of two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers, the future HMS Prine of Wales, now has a functional operations room – two months earlier than it was intially expected. The operations room will allow the crew of HMS Prince of Wales to watch for threats, track the movements of the carrier’s F-35B Lightning jets and […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) arrived in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines for a port visit, June 12.  “It is wonderful to be back in the Philippines,” said Capt. Patrick Kelly, commanding officer. “The warmth and hospitality of the Philippine people is as exceptional, as it is inviting. The crew of […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Sydney (IV) has set sail from the Apple Isle after a spectacular long-weekend of celebrations in Hobart. The ship arrived on February 8 to take part in celebrations for Navy Week Tasmania (February 3-11) in conjunction with 175th Royal Hobart Regatta (February 9-11) and the 10th MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival. Sydney hosted an […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Swiss-Swedish company UMS Skeldar has been contracted to deliver a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to the German Navy. According to the German website Augen Geradeaus !, the contract between the German defense procurement agency BAAINBw and the Saab subsidiary was signed on August 3. The VTOL system with two […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Minister of Defence Hans Hillen concluded his visit to the islands of St Maarten, Saba and St Eustatius. He attended a large-scale hurricane response exercise and was brought up to date on the latest developments in the Caribbean and the work and duties of the Navy, Marechaussee and Coast Guard. On St Maarten, Governor Eugene […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Crowley Maritime Corp.’s government services group has been awarded a new technical management contract for five U.S. government-owned, Military Sealift Command (MSC) Roll-On/Roll-Off and container ships (ROCON). Under the approximately $130 million contract, Crowley will provide full turnkey operation and management of the fleet, including crewing and scheduled/unscheduled repair and drydocking services initially for one […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Mark A. Handley, commander of 1st Naval Construction Division (NCD) presented Cmdr. Lore Aguayo, commanding officer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, with the Battle Efficiency Award plaque and pennant as well as the Peltier Award plaque Feb. 26, at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport. The early morning ceremony took place […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Industry news

    Keystone Prepositioning Services, Inc., Bala Cynwyd, Pa., is being awarded an $8,991,957 firm-fixed-price contract for the operation and maintenance of three of Military Sealift Command’s government-owned Maritime Prepositioning Force ships:  USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak, USNS Pfc. Eugene A. Obregon, and USNS Maj. Stephen W. Pless.  The ships will continue to support at-sea prepositioning of equipment […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Brazilian navy submarine BNS Tikuna (S-34) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk for a routine port visit, June 7. The 11-day visit is in conjunction with the submarine’s 2012 deployment to the U.S. East Coast and is part of a bilateral submarine exercise cooperation initiative between the United States and Brazil’s submarine forces. “This exercise […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Tuesday 21 Feb The Lord Tuiakano, Prime Minister of Tonga, visited the London based Royal Naval Reservist Unit HMS President to present Volunteer Reserves Service Medals (VRSM) and clasps to naval reservists. There were 4 VRSM Medal or Clasp recipients ranging in rank from Able Rate to Lieutenant Commander they were: Lieutenant Commander David […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Network Warfare Command (NETWARCOM) held a change of command ceremony at the Navy Global Network Operations and Security Center, Sept. 17. Capt. Eugene D. Costello relieved Capt. John W. Chandler as commanding officer. Chandler, who assumed command of NETWARCOM and Task Force 1010 in 2011, led the command through transition from a flag command […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Training & Education

    On 21 March 2012, the Spanish Crown Prince, Felipe de Borbon, visited Spanish service men and women deployed as part of EUNAVFOR in the Gulf of Aden. The Prince said he was proud and “full of emotion”, for the outstanding work these Spanish men and women were performing, saying he is aware of the challenges […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales, currently under construction at Rosyth, Scotland, welcomed a royal visitor as The Prince of Wales, also known as The Duke of Rothesay, visited the ship for the first time June 21. The Prince of Wales gave the royal seal of approval as he signaled for the final structural […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales visited Bahrain where he opened the a naval support facility at the Mina Salman port. The facility is UK’s first new overseas establishment in 45 years. The new building forms part of a larger installation, due to come into service next summer, that will serve personnel stationed in Bahrain as […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Industry news

    The Duchess of Rothesay today pressed a button to formally name the UK’s second new carrier. The ship’s sponsor – better known south of the border as the Duchess of Cornwall – triggered the launch of a ten-year-old bottle of whisky from the Laphroaig distillery on the Isle of Islay and 65,000-tonne HMS Prince of […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The second of two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers, HMS Prince of Wales, has reached a milestone in her program with the arrival of her first dedicated senior naval officer, Captain Ian Groom, on May 23, 2016. As the title of senior naval officer suggests, Captain Groom is the Royal Navy’s man in charge of […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Industry news

    On Friday 27 January, His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange visited the three yards of the Damen Shipyards Group in Vlissingen. At Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding the Prince was shown around at two naval vessels under construction, an Ocean Going Patrol Vessel for the Royal Netherlands Navy and a SIGMA Multi Purpose frigate, built […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The first of two huge gas turbines which will be the ship’s main powerplant has been lowered into place on Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales. This is the first powerplant to be installed on the second of the nation’s new aircraft carriers. Fitted in the bowels of HMS Prince of Wales, this 120-tonne engine, […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A 3D printer invention, developed by a team of sailors assigned to the U.S. navy’s Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman’s (CVN 75) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, was sent for production aboard the International Space Station, June 21. The TruClip design was transmitted to the ISS as part of the Capitol Hill Maker Faire, celebrating the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In an effort to fine-tune the 3-D printing process, the US Office of Naval Research and Lockheed Martin have teamed up to explore how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee—and optimize—3-D printing of complex parts. As explained by Lockheed, high-value and intricate parts sometimes require constant monitoring by expert specialists to get them right. […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s second aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales has welcomed the first aircraft on its flight deck as it embarks on its maiden trials off the Scottish coast. Less than 24 hours after the ship sailed into open waters for the first time, a Merlin helicopter was guided safely into land on the […]

  • 3 October 2016

    Britain’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, welcomed its first affiliates on September 21. The Senior Naval Officer of HMS Prince of Wales, Captain Ian Groom MBE, who is responsible for leading the men and women who will operate the 65,000 tonne ship said: “I am delighted to announce that HMS Prince of Wales […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The front section of HMS Prince of Wales, weighing 26,500 tonnes, was skidded back with millimetre precision to the 11,200 tonne section of the rear of the carrier in Rosyth, Scotland. HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier under construction for the Royal Navy, is being delivered by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance. The builders’ […]