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  • 11 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A US multipurpose offshore vessel has begun a new search for the Argentine submarine A.R.A. San Juan which disappeared in the South Atlantic in November last year. Seabed Constructor, belonging to the American company Ocean Infinity, arrived at the Port of Comodoro Rivadavia on September 6, the Argentine Navy said. Operations have now commenced in […]

  • 17 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    ARA San Juan – the Argentine diesel-electric submarine which was last heard of on November 15 – was discovered on Saturday, almost exactly a year after her disappearance. The navy and defense ministry confirmed that the ARA San Juan was found in a ravine in 920m of water, approximately 600 km east of Comodoro Rivadavia in the […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Vessels

    The wreck of SMS Scharnhorst, a sunken armored battlecruiser of the German Navy, has been located off the Falkland Islands, the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust said.  The Scharnhorst, the flagship of Admiral Maximilian Graf von Spee’s East Asia Squadron, was sunk in December 1914 during the Battle of the Falkland Islands, a crucial naval battle […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Industry news

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, the largest supplier of US surface combatants, has started fabricating its fourth Legend-Class National Security Cutter detail designed using ShipConstructor software. The company has become increasingly efficient during the production of this vessel series. In mid-August, the third vessel in this class, Stratton, underwent sea trials and passed with flying colors. “This successful […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy awarded CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc. a $6.4 million dollar firm-fixed-price contract for the repair and restoration of the Historic Headquarters Facility of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Building 197, at the Washington Navy Yard September 30. Building 197 suffered extensive and widespread damage during the tragic shooting and related events that occurred […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Swedish Defence Ministry announced that it intends to invest in two submarines of next generation, A26. The announcement on the investment of a total of SEK 8,2 billion was made by the Swedish Minister of Defence Peter Hultqvist in Karlskrona, Sweden. Sweden will order the submarines from constructors Saab Kockums. The vessels should be delivered by 2022, […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Finnish Minister of Defence, Jussi Niinistö, has authorized the nation’s Defence Forces to start the Finnish Navy project, Squadron 2020.  The aim of the project is to construct four new corvette-size fighting ships for year-round operation in the special weather and ice conditions at the Baltic Sea. A Request for Information had been issued informing […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $7.4 million contract, Sept. 17, to Atlantic Contingency Constructors L.L.C., of Norfolk, Va. for repairs at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS JRB) New Orleans, La. after damages sustained from Hurricane Isaac. “As an installation, we try to prepare for the worst and hope for the […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels

    SEARCH, Inc., the US-based underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm, and compatriot marine robotics company Ocean Infinity have announced the discovery of USS Nevada (BB-36), one of the US Navy’s longest-serving battleships which saw action in both World Wars. As informed, USS Nevada was located 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor at a depth of […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter, the USCGC Joseph Napier, was commissioned January 29 in a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cutter Joseph Napier will join the fleet of Coast Guard fast response cutters stationed in San Juan and heighten the Coast Guard’s offshore presence in the Caribbean. Lt. Ryan Newmeyer, commanding officer […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    An international seminar “Future trends and Opportunities in Warship Design and Construction” was held on 25 September 2014 at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Indigenous Warship Design and Construction.   Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff was the chief guest for the seminar. The event was honoured by […]

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

    Swedish defense technology company Saab recently hosted international experts from navies and industry in Sweden for the third Sea Giraffe user group and a live demo for the new Sea Giraffe 4A. Around twenty users from countries including Canada, Malaysia, Poland, Sweden, Thailand and the USA gathered to share experiences and feedback. The participants received […]

  • 22 March 2016

    Defence company Saab introduced its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar to the U.S. market for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. Saab described the Sea Giraffe 1X as a 3D, active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar offering simultaneous surface and air surveillance capabilities. According to Saab, the entire system weighs less […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Swedish defense technology company Saab has unveiled a new “Hypersonic Detection Mode” version of its Sea Giraffe naval radar at the Euronaval show in Paris, France. Saab says the HDM version is capable of detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. As explained, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Defense technology company Saab has signed a contract with an unidentified navy for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. As informed, the work for the initial phase of the contract will be carried out during the period of 2018-2019. The contract also includes options for more than […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish defense contractor Saab has introduced a new configuration of its active electrically scanned array, AESA, radar products. Dubbed Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), the fixed-panel configuration builds on Saab’s family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems. In addition to radar performance, the sensor’s low top-weight adds flexibility which means the radar can be […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s next-generation Merlin helicopter has made its debut at sea with 12 days of trials aboard HMS Illustrious. The first of 30 new and enhanced Mk2 Merlins flew ten sorties on and off the flight deck of the helicopter carrier in the Western Approaches. Being guided safely down on to the deck of HMS […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Saab has presented its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland. Sea Wasp, which relocates, identifies and neutralizes underwater improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is designed to combat below-the-surface terrorism. The company said it worked with the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Response Community to adapt the ROV for explosive […]

  • 16 April 2019

    Saab has received an additional order for the Sea Giraffe AMB AN/SPS-77 naval radars for installation on the US Navy’s newest Littoral Combat Ships LCS 36 and LCS 38.  The ships will be named USS Kingsville (LCS 36) and USS Pierre (LCS 38). Saab received the first order for Sea Giraffe AMB for the LCS […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has on June 29 entered into an agreement with ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG regarding the acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB, formerly Kockums).   This acquisition is in line with Saab’s ambition to increase its capabilities in the naval domain. This move further strengthens Saab’s status as a […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Swedish defence and security company Saab announced December 18 that it signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration for the yearly overhaul and modification of the Swedish Navy’s Stockholm-class corvettes.  The two Swedish Navy vessels are HMS Stockholm and HMS Malmö. The announced contract covers the period 2016-2017 while the work on the […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Saab a second contract for the delivery of its Sea Giraffe AMB multi mode radar (MMR) for the US Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutters (OPC). Saab received the initial order worth $16.8 million for the MMR for the OPCs in October 2017. Options for further deliveries could bring the overall contract […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Saab a contract to deliver its Sea Giraffe agile multi beam (AMB), multi-mode radar (MMR) for the US Coast Guard’s offshore Patrol Cutters. The current contract is worth $16.8 million and contains options for further deliveries which could bring the overall contract value to $118.5 million. Saab’s Sea Giraffe MMR, a […]

  • 15 April 2020

    Saab Seaeye, a subsidiary of Saab Underwater Systems AB, has received an order from the Dutch Defence Material Organisation (DMO) for deliveries of the Sea Wasp underwater vehicle system. As informed, the Sea Wasp systems to be delivered will be used by the Dutch Navy. With a base weight of only 75 kg, Sea Wasp […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Saab’s Sea Giraffe AMB Radar has received its official designation from the U.S. Navy, its official nomenclature now being the AN/SPS-77 (V)1, Saab Defense and Security USA (SDAS) announced.   Mr. Erik Smith, Vice President of SDAS Sensor Systems Division, which is in charge of adapting the system, said: “The AN/SPS 77 has proven to […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defense technology company Saab says it has been awarded a contract to deliver its Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar system to the Philippine Navy. The radars, in addition to the company’s 9LV for radar control and display for enhanced situational awareness, will be installed on two Philippine Navy frigates: BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Mariners aboard USNS Seay (T-AKR 302) rendered assistance to a commercial vessel in distress while underway in the Indian Ocean, June 25.  Raptor, a 49-foot, Australian-flagged catamaran, radioed Seay, a Navy ship assigned to Diego Garcia-based Maritime Prepositioning Ship Squadron Two, indicating they had five crew members aboard of various nationalities, and that all were […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Pacific Fleet (PF) special-purpose servicemen practiced jumps into the sea from helicopters near the Russky Island. The PF seals jumped… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 01, 2012

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Nineteen times longer, 15 times wider and a staggering 3,000 times heavier, the new carrier dwarfed the small survey craft HMS Gleaner as she scanned the huge inner basin at Rosyth, where Queen Elizabeth is in the final stages of completion. The smallest vessel in the Royal Navy, previously used to scan the wreck of the […]