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  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) conducted a one-week Vertical Launch System (VLS) Self-Assessment and Groom Training (SAGT) pilot course aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61). The pilot was completed March 27. Development of the VLS SAGT course was an effort between CSCS, Program Executive Officer Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Arlington (LPD 24), which is under construction at Huntington-Ingall’s Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., started their command self-assessment program “Division in the Spotlight” (DITS) the week of Feb. 4 – 8. DITS is employed on Navy ships across the fleet to measure and uphold material, administrative, training, medical, dental, supply, retention […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) completed the Command Assessment of Readiness and Training Phase Two (CART II) certification, Sept. 16. CART II, part of the basic phase in the optimized fleet response plan (OFRP), is the second of four phases that comprise Ike’s training cycle and an opportunity for the crew […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Yokosuka to patrol the Indo-Asia-Pacific region April 29.   Blue Ridge will provide advanced communications for 7th Fleet, enabling theater security cooperation and coordination of fleet engagement goals during the patrol. “It’s good to get back into our regular operational routine,” said Logistics Specialist 3rd […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Cape St. George (CG 71) implemented a training program aimed at giving junior officers a better understanding of the ship’s engineering spaces during the Ship’s Restricted Availability (SRA) maintenance period at the shipyards in San Diego, July 25. The program trains ensigns in spotting and documenting maintenance discrepancies within the ship’s […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) took part in a four-day training exercise with the royal navy destroyer HMS Daring (D32) that concluded June 7. The first event between the ships was a weapons exercise. Cape St. George delivered a firepower demonstration firing on several targets at different distances with its […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Commander, Submarine Forces, Vice Adm. Joseph E. Tofalo, presented the prestigious Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy Award for 2015 to USS Montpelier (SSN 765) during a pierside presentation at Naval Station Norfolk, July 22. The award encompasses operational readiness, retention and inspections and is presented each year to the ship or aviation squadron in the Atlantic […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Equipment & technology

      Raytheon Company has been awarded a $21,228,947 contract to exercise options for fiscal 2012 Ship Self Defense Systems (SSDS) platform systems engineering agent efforts. The purpose of this contract is to fund continuation of Ship Self Defense Systems MK 2 development and test for the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) and SSDS […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to Naval Station North Island in San Diego after completing three days of sea trials. The at-sea period allowed Team Vinson to assess the ship’s state of readiness and ensure that the Chief of Naval Operations Planned Incremental Availability maintenance period was […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A team of Damage Control Instructors aboard the Australian Navy’s NUSHIP Canberra have been under the spotlight during the first Landing Helicopter Dock’s (LHD) duty watch certification recently. Sea Training Group is Navy’s team who assess or endorse ships to ensure they are competent across a range of departments including the ship being able to […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command informed that the navy completed initial operational testing and evaluation (IOT&E) of the Independence-variant littoral combat ships with a successful SeaRAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) firing event aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4), June 3. According to the navy, the tests demonstrated the core anti-air warfare capabilities of the ship against an […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a maintenance and material management assist (3MA) team to evaluate the ship’s 3M program, Nov. 2-4. The 3MA team consists of senior enlisted members ranging from chief petty officers to master chief petty officers from Commander, Naval Air Force’s (CNAF) 3M training department, and are responsible […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Two Japanese warships arrived in South Harbor, Manila on Wednesday for a goodwill visit that will last until April 5, 2014.   JS Shirane (DDH 143) and JS Asatuki (DD132) of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) headed by Capt. Hideto Ikeda, Commander of JMSDF Escort Division 13 were welcomed by the Philippine Navy representatives upon […]

  • 4 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed its homeport of Norfolk to begin the Tailored Ship’s Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) process, July 30. TSTA/FEP prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations, and is assessed by Afloat Training […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s future amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD 26) completed Builder’s Trials March 4. The ship spent four days in the Gulf of Mexico last week with Ingalls’ test and trials team operating the ship and performing more than 200 test events. During Builder’s Trials the ship is taken underway for a […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returned from a 212-day independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean June 1. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, conducted various presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations. While on deployment, Sampson supported the Indonesian-led search-and-rescue […]

  • 17 March 2020

    Another two US Navy Sailors have tested “presumptive positive” for coronavirus, the navy said. The first Sailor is stationed at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples, Capodichino, Italy. As informed, the test sample has been sent to Rome for confirmatory lab testing. The member shared a common workspace with the first Sailor at NSA Naples who […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently departed its homeport of San Diego to begin the Tailored Ship’s Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) certification period. TSTA/FEP, which is evaluated by Afloat Training Group (ATG), prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations. […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company signed a contract for 42.8 million pounds to deliver five Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence starting in 2013. Installation and in-service support will be provided by Babcock Marine. “Phalanx provides unparalleled ship self-defense to fleets operating in blue water as well as littoral environments,” said […]

  • 13 March 2015

    US Navy’s USS Germantown (LSD 42) was recently awarded the 2014 Unit Tactics award in recognition of outstanding tactical proficiency throughout 2014. The ship’s crew completed numerous qualification events, participated in multi-national exercises, and executed rigorous material readiness inspections. Earning the award was not an easy task considering where the ship started at the beginning […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Training & Education

    Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) is leading mobile logistics and the development of emergent repair concept of operations for the NAVSEA Program Executive Offices, Integrated Warfare Systems, Wartime Acquisition Scalable Plan (WASP) tabletop exercise, which kicked off at the Washington Navy Yard on June 18. The exercise simulates battle damage during […]

  • 1 February 2013

     During the reporting period of 22 – 29 January 2013 there were no piracy related incidents in the High Risk Area (HRA), NATO Shipping Centre informed in its Weekly Piracy Update. Merchant vessels are reminded to remain vigilant while transiting this area and ensure that Self Protection Measures are in place as Pirate Attack Groups […]

  • 24 April 2017

    Late on Saturday night during a European Union counter-piracy patrol close to the east coast of Somalia, EU NAVFOR’s Spanish flagship, ESPS Galicia, received a SOS distress call from the master of merchant ship, MT Costina, to say that his vessel was being attacked by a number of armed pirates in a fast-moving skiff. Upon […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Training & Education

    HMAS Perth has successfully completed an intense training and assessment phase prior to the ship deploying in support of Operation MANITOU. The period culminated in Perth being declared ‘mission ready’ by Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell recently. Perth has spent the past few weeks aggressively defending herself against air, surface and sub-surface threats as well […]

  • 8 August 2014

    Cmdr. Steve Murray assumed command of Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division, from Capt. Eric Ver Hage during a change of command ceremony held Aug. 1.   Rear Adm. Lawrence F. Creevy, commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command Naval Surface Warfare Center, served as the presiding officer and keynote speaker at the ceremony. […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, approved an instruction governing the Navy’s Command Qualification Program June 4, setting the standards for qualifying and screening Navy commanding officers. OPNAV Instruction 1412.14 guides officer communities on how to formally establish a written command qualification program and how to formally screen prospective officers for command. Prior to […]

  • 27 December 2012

    All 22 hostages from the MV Iceberg 1 have now been released from pirate captivity. They had been held since the Iceberg 1 was pirated on 29 March 2010, a period of two years and nine months. The former hostages are now recovering from their ordeal and are receiving food and medical care. On 21 […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Harry S. Truman Strike Group (HSTSG), underway since Jan. 14, completed its composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) and returned to Naval Station Norfolk Feb. 3. COMPTUEX was a scenario-based pre-deployment exercise assessed by Commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic (CSFTL). CSFTL ensured HSTSG can carry out a broad scope of missions efficiently and effectively when operating […]