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  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The fast-attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton Aug. 21, following a six-month deployment. During the deployment, Seawolf conducted routine submarine operations, which included scheduled under-ice transits and under-ice operations. The Navy has been operating in the Arctic for decades and it is expected that presence requirements will […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The US Navy’s fast-attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) has concluded her first deployment in over five years as she pulled into her Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on January 21.   The six-month deployment followed an extensive $280 million worth Depot Modernization Period (DMP) of the submarine at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance […]

  • 26 October 2016

    One of the three most advanced U.S. Navy submarines, the USS Seawolf, has welcomed a new commander during a ceremony held at Naval Base Bremerton in Washington. Cmdr. Christopher George relieved Capt. Jeffrey Bierley and assumed the duties and responsibilities of commanding officer for the Seawolf crew. Bierley assumed command of the Seawolf crew in […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Westminster completed two successful trial launches of her air defence missile system off the Isle of Wight. The Portsmouth-based frigate has been testing new canisters to hold her Seawolf missiles – tests which proved a hit as the weapon smashed two targets out of the Channel skies. Some 32 Seawolfs sit in their ‘cocoons’ […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap April 12, concluding a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific. “It’s great to be back – we all missed our families,” said Cmdr. Ian Johnson, USS Connecticut commanding officer. Family members cheered as Connecticut arrived at Pier Delta and […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    With a flash of fire and smoke Royal Navy warship HMS Richmond has bared her teeth as she blasted targets into oblivion using two Seawolf missiles. The Type 23 frigate destroyed two fast sea skimming targets while on a live firing exercise off the South coast exercise areas, demonstrating the power Royal Navy warships wield. […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    With a loud roar and a flash of fire, a Seawolf missile erupts from its launcher aboard HMS Iron Duke, proving the Navy’s new cutting edge 3D radar system.   It’s the first time the new radar – Artisan – has been used to track a sea-skimming target ahead of the missile knocking it out […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Connecticut is one of three subs in her class.

  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Navy frigates have demonstrated their spectrum of firepower capability with firings at separate ends of the country. Portsmouth-based HMS Iron Duke blasted through five different weapon systems – her General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMGs), the Minigun, 30mm Cannon, 4.5” Medium Range Gun and the Seawolf missile system – in the English Channel. Up […]

  • 27 September 2017

    The US Navy has established its first dedicated unmanned undersea vehicle squadron – UUVRON 1 – at a ceremony at Naval Undersea Warfare Center, September 26. In addition to the establishment of a new squadron, the ceremony saw Submarine Development Squadron 5 change command with Capt. Stephen Mack relieving Capt. Robert Gaucher as commodore during […]

  • 10 May 2018

    The US Navy’s Seawolf-class fast attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) returned home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on May 7 following a tour in the Arctic Circle. Connecticut was one of three submarines taking part in the biennial exercise ICEX that allows the US Navy to assess its operational readiness in the Arctic. The other […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Seawolf-class, fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap, Wash., April 27, concluding a 58-day deployment highlighted by its participation in Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2011. “We were excited to have the chance to practice and develop techniques while operating in a very challenging environment,” said Cmdr. Michael Varney, […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The Seawolf-class fast attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka March 9 for a visit as part of its deployment to the western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 148, Connecticut conducts a multitude of missions and showcases the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “Our mission is to be […]

  • 1 June 2015

    US Navy’s Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23) held a change of command ceremony on May 29 at Deterrent Park aboard Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor. Cmdr. Melvin Smith relieved Cmdr. Brian Elkowitz as commanding officer of the submarine. The ship’s namesake, former President Jimmy Carter, and ship’s sponsor, former first lady Rosalynn Carter also attended […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates were given a major anti-air capability upgrade with the Sea Ceptor missile which was recently put on display to soldiers in charge of shooting down enemy aircraft. The HMS Westminster is in the closing stages of a major overhaul in Portsmouth Naval Base which has seen her become one of the first ships […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics-Advanced Information Systems has won a USD 10.4 million modification to previously awarded contract for fiscal 2014 and 2015 multi-purpose processor (MPP) cabinet and the Total Ship Monitoring System (TSMS).   The contract provides funding for the development and production of the MPPs and TSMS (TI-14) for the U.S. submarine fleet. The multipurpose processor […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Royal Navy’s HMS Iron Duke was recognised with the Fleet Effectiveness Award for Above Water Warfare (AWW). This award recognises the work that the Iron Duke team has put in over the last 12-months working up for deployment, conducting Seawolf In-Service Firings and a South Atlantic Deployment. This is not only in the regular practice and conduct […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Training & Education

    Pilot Lt Ralphie Lorenz safely guides his Lynx helicopter back to ‘mother’ as HMS Argyll conducts an intensive training package in the Mediterranean on her way to the Gulf. In the coming weeks, the Devonport-based frigate will take over from HMS St Albans on the key maritime security mission in the Gulf – supporting the […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s First Domestically-Built Sub Ready for Sea Trials The Indian Navy will begin sea trials for its first domestically-built nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant, in a few weeks, as reported by the Zee News.   INS Arihant is a 6,000-ton vessel built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $109,4 million modification to previously awarded submarine support contract. The deal includes engineering, technical, design, configuration management, integrated logistics support, database management, research and development, modernization, and industrial support for nuclear submarines. This contract provides support for Los Angeles, Seawolf, Virginia, and Ohio-class submarines, special mission […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Pittsburgh operated in European water during its final deployment

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors, DoD personnel, and civilians celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Nov. 28. The ceremony featured speakers, a slide show and static display on Native American culture, music and native dance performances. After an opening slide presentation commemorating the Native Americans who received […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Goodrich Corp., Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) division, is being awarded a $14,4 million contract for high frequency array (HFA) windows for four classes of United States Submarines (SSGN Class; Seawolf Class; USS Virginia Class; and second flight USS Los Angeles Class). The HFA is an acoustic “window” used in conjunction with the high frequency sail array. The […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics received a $20 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue modernizing the AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System (WCS) Technology Insertion and Advanced Processing Build software for U. S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. The AN/BYG-1 software analyzes and tracks submarine and surface-ship contact information, providing tactical, situational awareness for submarine crews […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a $126.2 million contract modification to provide further engineering services and support of the Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) program. ISIS captures and distributes high-definition video and photographic data into submarine periscopes. The system allows submariners to use both the optical light path of existing submarine periscopes, and […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Oceaneering International, Inc., Chesapeake, Va., is being awarded a $47,429,395 modification to previously awarded contract (N65540-05-D-0012) to provide continuing Subsafe engineering and technical services to support submarine, Subsafe, and Level I material work onboard Seawolf (SSN 21) class, Los Angeles (SSN 688) class, Ohio class (SSBN), and Virginia class submarines. Work will be performed in […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy is preparing an early armament concept for its new submarines that will join the Virginia-class, according to The Navy wants to increase the number of tomahawk missiles, which will equip the new submarines. Currently, the Virginia class submarines have a maximum of 12 tomahawk missiles and this should be increased up […]

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

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems a $21.3 million contract modification exercising an option for the production of Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Insertion (A-RCI) Technical Insertion – 16 (TI-16) systems and pre-cable kits and production support. The A-RCI concept is is an open-architecture submarine sonar system intended to improve acoustic sensing without […]