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  • 27 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Ukrainian Navy’s Frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi started the second patrolling through the Gulf of Aden within the EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta on January 19th, 2014.   The frigate recently finished the first patrolling of the area, which took place from January 5 to 15, after which it headed to the port of Djibouti for […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Equipment & technology

    This is the second island of the Navy’s next-generation aircraft carrier emerging from the shed where it was built for the first time. From this 753-tonne structure, flight deck operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth will be directed: this is Flyco – Flying Control, effectively the carrier’s equivalent of an airport control tower. Workers at BAE’s […]

  • 27 February 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation cut one of the first pieces of steel for the second ship in the Gerald R. Ford class, CVN 79, during a ceremony at the company’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News. Rear Adm. Michael McMahon, program executive office for Aircraft Carriers, said CVN 79 will soon have a name and a crew […]

  • 30 June 2011

      The boats of the second Gaza flotilla are expected finally to set sail this weekend from the Greek coast… (thejc) [mappress] Source: thejc, June  30, 2011;

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      India has begun construction of its second nuclear submarine at a new shipyard in Vishakhapatnam, especially configured for the indigenous n… (domain-b) [mappress] Source: domain-b, July 11, 2011;

  • 2 November 2011

    The second phase of the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB) adjourned and forwarded its recommendations to Navy Personnel Command (NPC), officials said Oct. 27. ERB Phase II results will be released after the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) reconciles the results and processes eligible conversion packages, according to Lt. Cmdr. Delmy Robinson, ERB communications project officer […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral David Steel; personally met Crew 1 of the Second Mine Countermeasure Squadron yesterday during an informal ceremony onboard HMS Victory, in recognition of their achievements during a 6 and a half month deployment to the Gulf. MCM 2 Crew 1 who served onboard the Atherstone, a Hunt class mine counter […]

  • 13 June 2014

    A Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a Second World War mine dredged up by a fishing vessel off the coast of Falmouth.   HMS Pembroke used her state-of-the-art Seafox system to seek out and destroy the mine – estimated to be around 300lbs of explosive material. Dredged up in the nets of a fisherman earlier […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The construction of Royal Navy’s second of three River class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) has reached an important milestone with the steel cutting ceremony in Glasgow today. The OPVs are part of a programme that has protected more than 800 Scottish jobs. The vessels are being built at BAE Systems’ shipyards on the Clyde as part of a […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Germany dispatches the second frigate – Köln – to the Gulf of Aden under EU anti-piracy operation Atalanta, reports German Navy’s official website. Köln will leave Wilhelmshaven late in Aug. German frigate Niedersachsen was stationed off Somalia in the port of Djibouti till Aug 4, when she relinquished command over German troops to frigate Bavaria […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Industry news

    Russia is the world’s second largest exporter of new submarines in the period of 2008-2015, reports… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 6, 2012

  • 8 May 2013

    The Special Boat Squadron of the Sri Lanka Navy commenced their second one week long Asymmetric Warfare Course on 06th May 2013 at their headquarters in Trincomalee. The inaugural address was made by Commanding Officer of the Special Boat squadron, Captain Priyantha Perera. Officers and other ranks from Bangladesh, China, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery has left the Naval Headquarters in Portsmouth for the final time, handing over his post to Vice Admiral David Steel. In his final address to the Naval and civilian staff based at HMS Excellent on Whale Island, he said it had been an honour and a […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) hosted the Mexican commander of the second naval zone, as well as other officers and dignitaries March 15. Mexican navy Adm. Anselmo Diaz Cid was given a tour of Benfold’s new Integrated Bridge and Engineering Plant as well as the Combat Information Center. “What a spectacular ship,” Cid said. […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Industry news

    DUNCAN, the sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, set sail on November 16 from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard on the Clyde to embark on her second stage sea trials off the west coast of Scotland. During the next 19 days at sea, DUNCAN will undertake an extensive programme of trials, including […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Industry news

    A further milestone has been reached in the assembly of the first of the UK’s new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers by Babcock at Rosyth, where the massive Super Block 03 (SB03) has been moved 90 metres north to meet Lower Block 02 (LB02) in a major hydraulic skidding operation, as part of Assembly Cycle […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Textron Systems Advanced Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that its second Fleet-class Common Unmanned Surface Vessel (CUSV) completed a successful in-water demonstration last week in New Orleans following vessel modifications at the Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS) shipyard. The two Textron Systems operating units recently collaborated […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Industry news

      Indian Navy’s diesel electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak being modernized by Zvezdochka shipyard (Severodvinsk, Russia) will be delivered to the orderer in the second half of 2012, reports the yard’s press service on Dec 19. The contract for repair and modernization of the sub was tied between Zvezdochka and Indian defense ministry in June 2010. […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Industry news

      On Oct 21, 2011 state commission accepted the second Project 705B harbor tug RB-10 (serial number 002) built by Astrakhan Ship Repair Plant (affiliate of JSC Zvezdochka). Project 705B was developed by JSC Vympel Design Bureau (Nizhny Novgorod). First ship of this project (serial number 001) harbor tug RB-39 was launched by Astrakhan shipwrights […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Navantia shipped the second batch of four LLCs (LHD Landing Crafts) to the Australian Navy. The vessels departed Navantia Bay of Cádiz on December 27, and arrived to HMAS Waterhen naval base, Sydney on February 5, where they will be commissioned to Defence Materiel Organization. The first four LLCs joined the fleet in May 2014, while another […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Vice Admiral David Steel, CBE, Chief Of Naval Personnel & Training and Second Sea Lord officially opened the new Close Range Training Section, HMS Collingwood on 19 October 2012. This was the Admiral’s first official act since becoming Second Sea Lord, and at the opening ceremony he said, “It gives me great pleasure to open […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Sea Breeze 2012 Second Phase has been launched in Odesa involving Ukrainian, American, Turkish, and Georgian ships. During the exercise, the Navies of different countries work closely with coast and naval services. According to Ukrainian Captain First Rank Denis Berezovsky, militaries from 17 countries are improving their proficient skills and efficiently cooperating. He has […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach.   “The SM-3 Block IB’s completion of initial operational testing last year set the stage for a rapid deployment to theater,” […]

  • 23 March 2015

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) was awarded the Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for Naval Surface Forces March 17, marking the second consecutive year San Diego has earned the award. San Diego was nominated by Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) Five and was selected for her performance in operational environments as well […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Officers and men of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) rendered arrival honors to the newly promoted Commander, Naval Forces Western Mindanao (CNFWM), RADM ISABELO H GADOR AFP, last 23 July 2013 after his donning of ranks at the Headquarters Philippine Navy. In his speech during the arrival honors, RADM Gador stressed that it […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Industry news

    Second Project 21980 Grachonok anti-terror boat (serial number 982) was commissioned into Russian Navy. Acceptance certificate was signed late Oct 2011 in Novorossiysk. The boat will serve in harbor defense division of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) naval base Novorossiysk. Lead boat of the project – P-104 – is stationed in Kronshtadt harbor defense division, Baltic […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Research & Development

    Just days after the naming ceremony for her sister, a giant segment of the second of Britain’s two new aircraft carriers has been completed.   Loaded on to a barge in Glasgow is an 8,000-tonne section of HMS Prince of Wales, ready to be transported around the top of Scotland from the Clyde to the […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      At Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in Vlissingen, on February 2, the second Multi-Mission Frigate under construction for the Royal Moroccan Navy, was rolled out of the assembly hall. The 98 metre long ship has been constructed entirely on land at the DSNS yard at Vlissingen-East and is now ready, on schedule, to be completed […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    For a second consecutive year, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) was named winner of the Retention Excellence Award for outstanding Sailor retention for 2012. The Retention Excellence Award, also known as “Golden Anchor Award,” is awarded annually to commands that meet or exceed the retention criteria set forth by the Chief of […]