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  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has officially christened the new unmanned submarine-hunting drone named Sea Hunter during an April 7 ceremony in Portland, Oregon. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) which was in charge of developing the vessel recently shared a video of the vessel conducting speed and maneuverability trials. you can watch the video here. […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy has concluded a three-month drill dubbed Trident Warrior during which it explored innovative solutions and experimented with important maritime initiatives. In its 15th year of execution, Trident Warrior (TW) took place off the coast of Southern California from June to August 2017. Participants included the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), guided-missile […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Sea Hunter autonomous trimaran became the first ship to successfully autonomously navigate from San Diego to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and back without a single crew member onboard, vessel designer and builder Leidos announced. The only time people were onboard during the transit was during short boardings by personnel from an escort vessel to […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Sea Hunter, the U.S. Navy’s unmanned anti submarine warfare vessel, has recently completed at-sea tests off the coast of San Diego, California. Developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program, the vessel met or surpassed all performance objectives for speed, maneuverability, stability, seakeeping, acceleration/deceleration, and fuel […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced it has completed testing and trials of the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) vessel. The technology demonstration vessel, christened Sea Hunter, has now been delivered to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) which will continue developing the revolutionary prototype vehicle. Sea Hunter is the first […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has released a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of the medium unmanned surface vehicle (MUSV). Similarly to the Sea Hunter, MUSV will be a pier-launched, self-deploying modular, open architecture surface vehicle capable of autonomous navigation and mission execution. MUSV is expected to be capable of performing a […]

  • 23 May 2019

    The US Navy has established a new squadron that will be in charge of integrating unmanned surface vessels (USV) and support fleet experimentation to accelerate delivery of new warfighting concepts and capabilities to the fleet. The new squadron has been re-designated from Zumwalt Squadron ONE (ZRON ONE) to Surface Development Squadron ONE (SURFDEVRON ONE), which […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has shared a video of its newly-developed unmanned ocean-going vessel conducting speed and maneuverability trials. The vessel was developed under the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program and was recently transferred to water at its construction site in Portland, USA. According to DARPA, the vessel reached […]

  • 29 June 2018
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    A new training and capability center at HMAS Stirling and Henderson which will support the Australian Navy’s new SEA 5000 frigates – to be built by BAE Systems – will benefit from an AU$670 million investment, the Australian government has announced. To be known as ‘Ship Zero’, the center will transfer an increasing amount of […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Training & Education

    This morning the nine NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE (SNMCMG1) arrived in Ventspils for a scheduled port visit during the Group’s deployment to the Baltic to enhance maritime security and NATO’s readiness in the region.   Ventspils is the third Baltic port of call for the Group, which departed Kiel, […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    BAE Systems has  beaten its Spanish and Italian competitors in a bid to build a fleet of nine frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the decision on Friday. Once in Royal Australian Navy service, the frigates will be referred to as the Hunter-class. According to the navy, the […]

  • 8 October 2018

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Mine Counter Measures Group One (SNMCMG1) transited the Kiel Canal and arrived in Wismar, Germany, October 5, returning to the Baltic Sea for another routine patrol. The SNMCMG1 visit to Wismar included courtesy calls with local authorities, a force reception and ships open to visitors. The public was welcome to visit […]

  • 26 February 2018

    Ships deployed to NATO’s Mine Counter Measures Group Two (SNMCMG2) arrived in Bar, Montenegro, for a port call on February 23. Led by Royal Navy Commander Justin Hains, the group arrived in Montenegro after sailing from Marmaris, Turkey last week. The task group consists of the flagship HMS Enterprise (a Royal Navy survey vessel), TCG Akcay […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and personnel from a number of NATO and ally navies are participating in the Greek-hosted maritime exercise Niriis 2017. Taking place off the coast of Crete in the southern Aegean Sea, the drill kicked off November 17 and is set to conclude on Saturday, November 25. The exercise is joined by Standing NATO Mine […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia, the main contractor in the Royal Australian Navy’s Hunter-class frigate acquisition project, announced that it has selected Lockheed Martin Australia and Saab Australia for combat system integration on the frigates. The decision further supports the development of an Australian combat systems industry that will underpin the Australian government’s continuous Naval Shipbuilding Plan. […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Following six months of preparation and training, Royal Navy mine hunter, HMS Blyth ”left the wall” on Friday, June 29, from her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde to start her journey to the Mediterranean for a six month NATO deployment. The highly equipped Sandown class ship is off to join a NATO task […]

  • 1 September 2015

    Royal Navy mine hunter HMS Shoreham returned to her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde on Friday, August 28, after three years of operations in the Persian Gulf. The Sandown Class mine hunter has been working with international navies to help keep vital sea lanes safe and conduct seabed surveys. Sailing the ship into […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) are among the units taking part in the Turkish-led maritime exercise Nusret 2017 in the Aegean Sea off Canakkale, Turkey. SNMCMG2, consisting of flagship Royal Navy ship HMS Enterprise, Turkish minehunter TCG Alanya, Bulgarian minesweeper BGS Shkval, Italian mine hunter ITS Crotone, Royal Navy mine […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE (SNMCMG1) arrived in Karlskrona on Thursday, 5 June 2014, for a scheduled port visit and pre-sail conference in advance of the annual BALTOPS exercise.   SNMCMG1 is visiting the port as part of the Group’s deployment to the Baltic to enhance maritime security and […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Two crew escaped from their 11-metre fishing vessel “Hunter” after it caught fire off Saltfleet Haven, near Mablethorpe. Yarmouth Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre received a 999 call at 18.51 from the crew of two brothers after they had taken to the life raft. The Coastguard immediately asked the RNLI Inshore Lifeboat from Mablethorpe and the […]

  • 18 May 2012

    HMS Bangor, the Clyde-based mine hunter, underwent a change of crews recently when crew one from the First Mine Counter Measures Squadron (MCM1) took the helm of the sophisticated warship. The Royal Navy’s mine hunters are in high demand for operations and exercises around the globe and this means that the navy operate a crew […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s Mine Hunter Coastal, HMAS Huon, has recently put four mine warfare students through their paces in a series of challenging scenarios played out in Jervis Bay, New South Wales. In the final sea assessment phase of the Mine Warfare Officers’ Course, the trainees undertook navigation leadthroughs, mine disposal vehicle operations and serials utilising […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy concluded its annual large-scale, at-sea field experiment Trident Warrior 2018 (TW18) which took place in conjunction with exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). At the forefront of TW18 was Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) which worked directly with the fleet to increase the speed at which new and emerging technologies are […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The workforce in the Hunter for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Project has now hit almost 700 across Forgacs’ two Newcastle facilities in Tomago and Carrington. Three AWDs are being built for the Australian Navy. Construction of the AWDs involves the fabrication of 90 separate steel blocks, 30 for each ship, as well as three […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Mine Counter Measures Group One (SNMCMG1) located and destroyed two mines from World War II while conducting training as a part of Trident Juncture 2018. While the group was practicing clearing sea routes for an amphibious assault, Norwegian minehunter HNoMS Maaloey detected two historical mines. After inspection with a remote underwater vehicle […]

  • 1 September 2014

    Royal UK Navy mine hunter, HMS Ramsey, returned to her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde on August 29 after spending three years in the Gulf.   Sailing the ship as it made its way up Gare Loch were Crew 2 from Faslane’s First Mine Counter Measures Squadron (MCM1) who have served with the advanced […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Bangor has been working out with the Egyptian Navy warship ENS Al Zaffer – the first joint UK and Egyptian naval training in over three years. HMS Bangor, a Sandown Class mine-hunter, sailed with ENS Al Zaffer, a Jianghu I class destroyer, from the home of the Egyptian Red Sea Fleet, […]

  • 23 April 2014

    On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE (SNMCMG1) deployed to the Baltic Sea to enhance maritime security and demonstrate the Alliance’s commitment to the safety and security of Baltic member States.   The group is composed of the Norwegian flagship HNoMS VALKYRIEN, the Dutch mine hunter HNLMS MAKKUM, the Belgian mine […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine HMS Astute has returned to the fleet after completing a major capability upgrade and a sea training period. HMS Astute’s sea training process tested all aspects of the equipment and crew, ensuring that she is ready to respond to emergency situations while continuing with high intensity operations. “It has been […]