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  • 27 January 2016

    This time it was the Slovenian patrol ship SNS Triglav that was tasked to save migrants’ lives off the coast of Lybia in the Mediterranean Sea. In the early morning of January 26, following a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center, the Slovenian vessel, along with other Operation Sophia units recovered more than 110 […]

  • 14 March 2016

    Slovenian patrol ship SNS Triglav departed EUNAVFOR’s Mediterranean operation Sophia and headed home after almost five months of deployment. The Triglav, when compared to other Op Sophia vessels such as frigates and auxiliary ships, is a relatively small ship crewed by only 34 men and women. EUNAVFOR however said the Slovenian ship performed in the open […]

  • 15 December 2015

    Two rubber boats, sailing in poor conditions in the Mediterranean Sea, were spotted in the morning of December 14 by a Spanish P3 Orion patrol aircraft deployed to Operation Sophia. The Slovenian corvette SNS Triglav 11, operating within Operation Sophia since October this year, was asked to intervene by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC). […]

  • 27 October 2015

    British HMS Richmond and the Slovenian SNS Triglav completed their first integration training in EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia, October 23. By joining the Operation Sophia, the two ships have now made the Task Force complete for the second phase in high seas. On board the Italian Aircraft Carrier Cavour, the mission flagship, the Force Commander international staff […]

  • 29 October 2015

    Vessels of the Operation Sophia fleet conducted two rescue operations yesterday, Oct 28. The ships SNS Triglav and HMS Enterprise were the first to be called to action where they were required to help a wooden boat in distress. A few hours later, HMS Richmond and FGS Berlin carried out another rescue by taking up migrants sailing […]

  • 9 December 2015

    Improved weather conditions in the Central Mediterranean Sea have led more migrants to embark on the dangerous voyage towards European coasts. In order to avoid the further loss of life at sea, operation Sophia vessels saved 374 migrants in the last couple of days. According to EUNAVFOR Med’s press statement, the migrants have been rescued […]

  • 6 November 2015

    In yet another rescue operation five Eunavfor Med Force units saved the lives of more than 500 migrants yesterday, November 5. Two air assets, the Spanish Orion P3 and the Luxembourgian SW3 Merlin III “Seagull” aircraft, spotted 3 overcrowded boats, 1 fishing vessel and 2 skiffs, early in the morning. The European mission Flagship, ITS Cavour, […]

  • 23 February 2016

    Multiple ships from EUNAVFOR Med’s Operation Sophia joined forces for the rescue of 475 migrants off the Libyan coast, February 20 and 21. Four rubber boats, one spotted by the Italian helicopter EH101 on Saturday and one by the Spanish air force aircraft VIGMA D-4 on Sunday, were in distress in international waters north of […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Brazilian Navy patrol ship Amazonas and the South African Navy frigate SAS Spioenkop arrived to Goa, India for the fifth edition of the international, joint exercise IBSAMAR which is to take place from February 19 – 29. This is the first time that exercise IBSAMAR is being conducted in Indian waters; all previous editions being […]

  • 22 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Spanish frigate SPS Blaz de Leso (F 103) arrived in Norfolk April 16, and Brazilian frigate BNS Independzência (F 44) arrived April 19 to participate in a composite unit training exercise (COMTUEX) with the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8. Guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) sponsored both ships during their weeklong stay in Norfolk […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on May 23 that the Virginia-class submarine Minnesota (SSN 783) is “pressure hull complete,” signifying that all of the submarine’s hull sections have been joined to form a single, watertight unit. Minnesota will be the 10th Virginia-class submarine and the fifth delivered by HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. “This is […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    US defense technology company Northrop Grumman has delivered its electronic warfare simulation system to the US Navy. The multispectral testing solution will help the US Navy prepare the F-35 aircraft for the complex electromagnetic spectrum environment. Recently, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Point Mugu took delivery of what Northrop Grumman described as “the most […]

  • 16 February 2017

    South African Navy frigate SAS Amatole visited Plymouth, UK, to mark the sinking of the South African troop ship Mendi 100 years ago off the Isle of Wight which coincides with the nation’s Armed Forces Day. Apart from the commemoration, SAS Amatola will spend a few weeks training with the Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) organisation. The captain of […]

  • 21 April 2015

    The Brazilian Navy Ship, BNS Amazonas, an Offshore Patrol vessel visited the port of Cape Town, South Africa, over the period of 08-13 April 2015. BNS Amazonas was built by BAE Systems Portsmouth, launched on 18 November 2009 and commissioned on 29 June 2013 as part of the Grouping of Naval Southeast (Brazilian Navy). BNS Amazonas’ […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest submarine John Warner (SSN 785) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed.   The ceremony will be attended by Senator John Warner, Ship’s Sponsor Jeanne Warner, Navy personnel and thousands of shipbuilders. John Warner (SSN 785) is the 12th Virginia-class […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS’s Cherbourg centre has completed the first pressure hull ring for the third Barracuda-type nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) almost one month ahead of schedule. This is an important milestone for a particularly ambitious DCNS-led programme. The first ring of Barracuda No. 3 SSN Tourville was completed less than two years after that of Barracuda No. […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division delivered the submarine Minnesota (SSN 783) to the U.S. Navy yesterday. The boat, the last of the Block II Virginia-class submarines, delivered nearly 11 months ahead of schedule. [mappress] Press Release, June 7, 2013; Image: HII

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual IBSAMAR maritime exercise organized between the navies of Brazil, India and South Africa kicked off at Simons Town, South Africa, on October 1. The two-week exercise changes hosts every year, with the previous edition taking place in India. The exercise is designed to build interoperability and mutual understanding between participating nations. The Indian Navy […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Filipino hospitality was made known once again on May 27, 2013, when the Philippine Navy showed a warm welcome to Admiral Marsetio, Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy (CNS,IN) who visited the country together with his wife and staff members. The program and activities included  within the framework of the visit were successfully […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Navy took delivery of PCU California (SSN 781) from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII–NNS), Aug. 7, more than eight months earlier than the scheduled contract delivery date. “The quality and professionalism of our Navy/shipbuilding team is evident in California’s outstanding performance during its recent sea trials and early delivery,” said […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

    The attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap April 3, after successful sea trials, capping a major maintenance period which lasted more than two years. “Seawolf has worked hard to return to the fleet, and we are glad to be back at the tip of the spear,” said […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The South African Navy is holding an Inter-departmental and International Maritime exercise in Richards Bay under the auspices of Chief of Joint Operations of the South African National Defence Force. The exercise started on the 14th of September and will continue until the 2nd of October 2015. The SA Navy and the South Indian Ocean Naval […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Helping NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasure Group 1 (SNMCMG1) clear historic ordnance off the coast of France was the final task of the crew of Belgian minehunter BNS Primula before they headed home. From October 20 to November 7, Belgians worked with their colleagues in French waters off the Normandy coast. These waters were mined and […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII -NNS) in Newport News, Va., March 16. The submarine is named for former five-term U.S. Senator from Virginia and Secretary of the Navy John Warner. In a time-honored Navy tradition, the initials […]

  • 11 August 2016

    China’s Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group has started construction of additional two Swadhinota-class guided missile corvettes for the Bangladesh Navy with a ceremony that was attended by the Chief of Naval Staff Mohammed Nizamuddin Ahmed. The Swadhinota-class are a variation of the Chinese Navy Type-056 design and the Bangladesh Navy already operates two vessels in the class. On January 10, 2016, BN received BNS […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has approved the use of Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Voyage Management System (VMS), version 9.3, onboard SSN and SSGN nuclear powered submarines. The VMS software package will be installed on 55 SSNs and four SSGNs operating globally from all U.S. Navy submarine homeports. Installations have already begun and will be completed by the […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet announced Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY), Feb. 17, following a week of events where 10 SOY candidates, representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community, competed for the title. Rear Adm. Frank Caldwell awarded the 2011 Sea Sailor of the Year to Machinist Mate 1st […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    WehrTechnische Dienststelle (WTD 71), the maritime technology research arm of the German Navy, recently took delivery of a MacArtney FOCUS 2 ROTV system. The instrumentation platform was fitted with a Raytheon ProSAS aperture sonar system for a full scale on-site demo with the purpose of testing SAS sonar technologies for mine detection. WTD 71 defined a set of requirements […]