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  • 20 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A fire broke out onboard the Croatian Navy’s missile boat RTOP-41 Vukovar yesterday, the country’s defense ministry said.  The incident occurred at the Iskra repair shipyard in Sibenik at around 10:50 a.m. (local time) on September 19. As informed, the fire started while the 1985-built vessel was undergoing maintenance works at the shipyard. The crew […]

  • 4 September 2018

    The Croatian Navy has sent the first contingent of troops to participate in the NATO maritime security operation Sea Guardian in the Mediterranean Sea.  A ceremony for the navy’s warship, RTOP-41 Vukovar, and her crew of 50, was held in Split on September 3, Croatian defense ministry said in a statement. Following the ceremony, the ship […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy performed a test firing of its RBS-15B anti-ship missile, sinking a target vessel in a maneuver conducted as part of the country’s largest military drill since the Croatian War of Independence.  The sinking exercise (SINKEX) took place on October 14 in the “Dugi Otok” training range and saw missile boat RTOP 42 […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Croatian Navy missile gunboat “Vukovar” (RTOP-41) and 30 crew members participate in international military exercises “ADRION LIVEX 12” which is conducted from 4 to 8 June 2012 in the port of Koper – Slovenia and in international waters. The international military exercise “ADRION LIVEX 12” is a multilateral naval exercise carried out in order to […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard has announced the names of another batch of Sentinel-class fast response cutters to be built by Bollinger Shipyards. The service said each vessel is being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the US Revenue Cutter Service, the US Lifesaving Service […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked helicopter squadron (HSL 49 Detachment 4) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment (LEDET) seized approximately 320 kilograms of cocaine after intercepting a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America, Jan. 11. After being alerted by a maritime patrol aircraft of a suspicious […]

  • 5 May 2015

    The Colombian Navy recently interrupted a human smuggling attempt in the Gulf of Uraba. 41 migrants of different nationalities were being transported aboard three vessels operated by six Colombian smugglers who were arrested. The migrants were trying to reach Central America through Panama. The migrants, as well as the vessels they were travelling in, and smugglers were taken […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Croatian Navy fired an RBS15 missile in the waters of Dugi Otok and Žirje on October 19. The RBS15 was fired from the fast attack craft RTOP-42 Dubrovnik while another two fast attack craft performed gun firing at land and air targets during Harpun 16, a live fire exercise held between October 16-23. Thirteen warships […]

  • 14 July 2011

      Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) and Continuing Promise 2011 (CP11) departed Guatemala, July 11, after 10 days of medical, dental and veterinary care, engineering support and subject matter expert exchanges. Comfort’s crew manned three medical and two engineering sites spread around the Puerto San Jose area, with biomedical engineers and […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Industry news

    The crew of Coast Guard Station Toledo, Ohio, took delivery Wednesday of the station’s new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, built by Marinette Marine, of Manitowoc, Wis.  The RB-M can respond faster than previous boats of similar size with a top speed in excess of 40 knots, has advanced search capability with an installed forward-looking infrared search […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      BAE Systems, Land & Armaments, LP, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $54,613,172 firm-fixed-price contract for MK 41 Vertical Launching System mechanical modules and related equipment and services. The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class surface combatants surface combatants, and Aegis Ashore requirements for the […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded an $11,683,081 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5302) for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) ordnance alteration kits, production support material, interim support parts, and equipment in support of DDG 51 class new construction, Aegis modernization programs, and Aegis ashore programs. The MK 41 VLS provides […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews at Station South Padre Island have completed the qualification and trial run process, Tuesday, for the new 45-foot-Response Boat-Medium that was delivered to the station in late February.   The training focused on acclimating the crews to the boat’s advanced response capabilities. With twin diesel engines using water-jet propulsion, the […]

  • 16 August 2011
    Industry news

      BAE Systems, Land & Armaments, L.P., U.S. Combat Systems, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed value of $83,277,606 as a modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5349) for the fiscal 2010-2011 production requirements for MK 13 MOD 0 (Standard Missile-2); MK 15 MOD 1 (Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket); MK 21 MOD […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Industry news

    Eleven Russian defense-oriented companies fell into the list of the world’s 100 largest arms producers published by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). In total, they sell armaments for $411.1 bln in 2010; Russia’s portion was $18.6 bln. In 2009, nine Russian companies entered the SIPRI rating. The world’s top 20 arms producers 2010 included […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Deployed Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) spent five days in Naples, Italy, during a scheduled port visit Jan. 17-22. Thanks to the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation committee, the crew of more than 700 Sailors and embarked Marines had the rare opportunity to visit Rome and […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    First three sections of the Brazilian Navy’s lead Scorpene submarine, the S40 ‘Riachuelo’, were moved from the pre-outfitting site to the assembly site, ahead of the submarine’s launch in the second half of 2018. The move of three of overall five sections of the Riachuelo took place on January 13 and 14 and saw the 619-ton, 39.8-meter structure […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The Navy directed U.S. Pacific Fleet and Naval Air Forces to stop, and reverse the deactivation process for carrier air wing (CVW) 14 in a memo dated March 20. The National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law Dec. 31, 2011, mandates that the Navy maintain a minimum of 10 carrier air wings and a dedicated […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Commander, Submarine Group 7 (CSG7) along with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Commander, Fleet Submarine Force (CFSF) sailors climbed to the summit of Japan’s Mt. Fuji July 10-11. The event, organized by CSG 7 Lt. Daniel Huynh and Lt. Benjamin Sacramento, was a staff engagement with the purpose of developing professional relationships […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Childers docked in Chittagong, Bangladesh on January 27th, marking the Navy’s first visit to the country in decades.   HMAS Childers was en route to the Indian Navy-hosted activity Milan 2014, scheduled to start on February 3, when she stopped for a port-call in Bangladesh. The […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) returned to San Diego from a seven-month deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), on February 28.   Deployed since July 25, 2013, the officers and crew of Rentz, in conjunction with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 and U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious assault ship, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), departed White Beach, Okinawa, Jan. 30. This marks the completion of the embarkation of Marines assigned to 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and Marines from the 31st MEU will take part in an amphibious integration training (AIT) […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. and Canadian Sailors completed a Task Group Exercise (TGEX), off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 7-11. TGEX is a U.S. and Canadian, multi-warfare exercise designed to train independent deploying ships in various mission areas including air defense, anti-submarine warfare, surface warfare and maritime interdiction operations. “This exercise was a great training opportunity in […]

  • 13 June 2011

      Lockheed Martin, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded an $80,174,040 firm-fixed-price contract for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) electrical modules and related equipment. The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class surface combatants, allied Navy surface combatants, and Aegis Ashore requirements for Missile Defense Agency’s Ground […]

  • 16 May 2013

    Type-42 destroyer HMS Edinburgh is the last of her class and is being decommissioned later this month to make way for the brand new Type 45 destroyers, of which five are now in active Service. Bowing out after three decades and with more than 793,500 miles of global operational service under her belt, the ship […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Edinburgh – the Royal Navy’s last remaining Type 42 destroyer – returns to her home port of Portsmouth for the final time on Friday (May 31). The 30-year-old warship, which has clocked up almost 800,000 miles, decommissions on June 6 as the Type 42s make way for the new-generation Type 45s. Edinburgh returns to […]

  • 31 January 2014

    The Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond headed out from Portsmouth on January 29th for a six-and-a-half month deployment to the Middle East.   The warship will be tasked with maritime security operations in the Gulf, where she will team up with the UK allies and their fleets in making sure the region is […]

  • 23 January 2012

    In 2012, Russia will sell armaments to India for about $7.7 bln which is over 60% of Russian export and 80% of Indian import. Since 2013, the US will become India’s largest arms exporter. Such impressive results in Russo-Indian military cooperation are achieved because of several large programs (value scope of deliveries is calculated on […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    While on its long journey from the Mediterranean Sea, across the Aegian Sea to the Black Sea, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) conducted multiple operations. The vessel conducted small boat operations and a passenger transfer, as well as a pre-action caliber fire exercise with USS Ross (DDG 71) during which USS Cole launched an MK 45 5-inch lightweight […]