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  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The batch II destroyers will be capable of performing the ballistic missile defense role.

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defense technology contractor Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, has received a $365.7 million contract for the development and integration of Baseline K2 Aegis weapon systems for the Republic of Korea Navy. Under a foreign military sales contract awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command, the company will provide for combat system installation, […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korea’s defense procurement agency DAPA has approved plans for the development and construction of the next batch of Republic of Korea Navy destroyers and submarines. More specifically, an additional three Sejong the Great-class destroyers (KDX-III) and three second-batch KSS-III submarines are to be built. According to DAPA, the new destroyers will be upgraded with […]

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

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $490 million contract to equip additional Japanese, Republic of Korea and U.S. Navy destroyers with the integrated AEGIS air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities. According to Lockheed Martin, the ships will be equipped with Aegis Baseline 9, the latest evolution of the combat system, capable of IAMD. […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Department of Defense has cleared Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6 for sale to several international customers, the company announced January 10. “Many of the approved countries are seeking the multi-mission SM-6 to bolster their shipbuilding programs,” the company said without specifying which countries were meant. The SM-6 missile is compatible with the Aegis combat system which is […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded a $406 million U.S. Navy multi-year contract to provide AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the AEGIS program. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield of the U.S. Navy Fleet. […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company  is observing a significant program milestone, its 40th year as the U.S. Navy’s provider of AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the Navy’s AEGIS weapon system. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company  a $106.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production of Aegis-related equipment, including the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and MK99 Mod 14 Fire Control System. With this modification, Raytheon will continue its long history of reliable manufacturing of these two essential components, which are critical to Aegis’ […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) along with other U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy ships concluded their participation in Exercise Foal Eagle 2014 (FE 14), March 15.   FE 14 is an umbrella of bi-lateral and joint exercises held annually that strengthens the interoperability and teamwork between U.S. and […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Two U.S. Sailors got underway with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy aboard ROKS Sejong the Great (DDG 991) for two days of Air Intercept Control (AIC) live-training evolutions in the East Sea, Jan. 31. Nine ROK Navy controllers who have been through the Navy AIC course in San Diego participated in the evolution. […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) participated in a post Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multilateral exercise in the Hawaii operating area August 5-9. Participating maritime units included U.S. Navy […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the United States Navy, the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy, and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force are set to conduct a trilateral missile warning informational link exercise (LINKEX) March 14-15 in seas east of the Korean peninsula and north of Japan, the U.S. Navy announced. The exercise will employ tactical data link […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies enhanced their combined and joint maritime capabilities after completing a series of drills and exercises ashore and at sea from March 8-31 in support of exercise Foal Eagle 2014.   Exercise Foal Eagle in an umbrella of regularly scheduled, annual exercises that are the culmination of many […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Pacific Dragon, the third biennial drill between U.S., Japan and Republic of Korea navies, took place from June 20 to 28 off the coast of the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in Kauai, Hawaii. The trilateral ballistic missile defense (BMD) tracking event focuses on improving tactical and technical coordination among its participants, including the detection, […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff departed Busan, Republic of Korea Aug. 30 after conducting joint exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 (UFG 14) with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy during a 17-day port visit.   The exercise enhances combat readiness and interoperability by utilizing cooperative training […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Industry news

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today held a launch ceremony for its fifth frigate, ROKS Jeonbuk. The launch ceremony was attended by the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mr. Hwang Ki-chul, governor of Northern Jeolla Province Mr. Kim Wan-ju, Hyundai Heavy’s president & CEO Mr. Lee Jai-seong and other government and military […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Named to honor President Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet, the Great Green Fleet is a U.S. Navy initiative highlighting how the Navy and Marine Corps are using energy efficiency and alternative energy/fuels to increase combat capability and operational flexibility. Stockdale became the first naval ship to use the fuel blend for regular operations when it departed […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This year’s participants of the international maritime exercise RIMPAC will use about 11.2 million gallons of a 10 percent alternative fuel blend during the exercise, the U.S. Navy said. USS John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG), also called the Great Green Fleet and the U.S. Navy’s pioneer in fuel efficiency measures, arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Leaders of navies from across the Pacific and Indian Ocean came to Hampshire, Great Britain for a series of talks on cooperation, security and trade in the region. The Pacific and Indian Oceans Shipping Working Group saw representatives attending from the navies of several nations including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and […]

  • 28 December 2018

    Japan’s defense ministry has released footage of an incident on December 20 in which a Republic of Korea Navy destroyer trained its fire-control radar on a Japanese maritime patrol aircraft off the Noto Peninsula in the Sea of Japan. Filmed from aboard the Kawasaki P-1 fixed-wing patrol aircraft of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (MSDF), the […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Following initial talks in June 2015, the U.S. Navy has now signed an agreement with the government of Queensland, Australia to refuel its Great Green Fleet warships with biofuels in Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and United States Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Management Thomas Hicks today signed a Statement of Cooperation as part […]

  • 14 August 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrived in Sydney August 14 for a port visit as part of her deployment in the 7th Fleet area of operations. The port visit supports the Great Green Fleet, an initiative created to promote energy efficient systems and alternative resources. The program is designed to increase the […]

  • 11 December 2014

    Off the coast of Chile the heads of the Royal, Canadian, German and Chilean Navies saluted the fallen of the Great War. Nearly 1,600 British and Commonwealth sailors who were killed when their ships went down at the Battle of Coronel in 1914 – the Royal Navy’s first major defeat in more than a century. […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, with about 7,000 sailors attached to its carrier strike group, departed Naval Station Norfolk for a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations. The IKE CSG is deploying to relieve the Harry S. Truman Strike Group supporting air strikes against ISIL. As a part of the […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) is to depart her Hawaii homeport January 27 on a regularly scheduled Strike Group deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean with the John C. Stennis Strike Group. While deployed, Chung-Hoon and its crew of more than 300 Sailors will conduct theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with […]

  • 22 September 2016

    Dutch Commodore Luyckx who commands the Operation Atalanta’s counter-piracy force from the Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp recently visited the commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, Rear Admiral Nam Dong Woo, aboard Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy warship, Munmu the Great. The visit provided an opportunity to strengthen the cooperation between the counter-piracy naval forces in […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy is making great headway in its bid to achieve White Ribbon accreditation, with one in every five Navy members having completed the important White Ribbon survey. White Ribbon Australia seeks to change the attitudes and behaviours that lead to and perpetuate men’s violence against women, by engaging boys and men to […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Economic Times reports that the Indian Navy is creating an Information Technology cadre. Having conducted the necessary training, the Indian navy officers will be able to protect its critical networks from attacks by hackers. The officers will be posted on navy ships and establishments to carry out IT duties, handle state-of-the-art and niche applications […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Approximately 300 US Marines and an equal number Greek military personnel have arrived in the port city of Volos, Greece, to start exercise Alexander the Great 2019. ATG19 is a bi-lateral security cooperation training exercise involving primarily Hellenic Marines from the 32nd Marine Brigade and US Marines from 22 MEU and the USS Arlington. The […]