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  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) returned to Pearl Harbor Oct. 28, fulfilling a regularly-scheduled six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. The deployment was Santa Fe’s second in three years to the Western Pacific, and included port visits to Japan, Guam and Singapore. While deployed, 30 Sailors and three officers earned […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In the midst of a week long NATO exercise the Royal Navy vessel has helped find and recover six historic mines. Faslane based, HMS Grimsby joined fellow members of NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) for Exercise Northern Coast 15. For a week the minehunter worked with vessels from Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Estonia […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy patrol craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol rescued 6 Indian fishermen.   Their fishing vessel was run aground in the seas East of Kachchative Island. The rescued fishermen were handed over to Kayts police for further action. [mappress] Press Release, September 03, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    The Indian Navy is gearing up to issue a USD 7.9 Billion tender to build six cutting-edge conventional submarines. The Defense Acquisition Council had recently approved the proposal to be taken up by the Navy before the Committee on Security, and once the signal from the Committee comes, the tender will be issued, Navy Chief […]

  • 26 September 2011

      After six months and one day supporting the UK mission over Libya as part of Operation ELLAMY, RAF Typhoons have left Gioia del Colle in Italy and returned to the UK. The return of the aircraft is part of the strategy to optimise the air contribution to the current and future campaign which the […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    After extensive trials by the German Bundeswehr Technical Center for Ships and Naval Weapons (WTD 71) in Eckernfoerde, the Federal Office of Defence Technology & Procurement (BWB) in Koblenz has placed a contract for six REMUS 100 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles manufactured by Hydroid, Inc. (a Kongsberg Company) to enhance the capabilities of the German Navy’s […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, Louisiana, announced the award of six additional Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs).   The U. S. Coast Guard awarded a $255 million contract option to Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, La., July 23, 2014 for the production of six more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs). This option award brings the total […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returned from a six-month deployment to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, May 12. Under the command of Cmdr. Bill Solomon III, Pittsburgh returned from the U.S. European Command area of responsibility where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Topeka (SSN 754) deployed from Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month western Pacific deployment March 6. The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy. Topeka’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) pulled into Naval Station Mayport after completing a six-month deployment in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility. The vessel deployed on this mission from Naval Station Mayport on June 16. Upon arrival in the Mediterranean Ocean, Samuel B. Roberts crew will conducted […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Industry news

      Six Project 11356 frigates will be constructed for Russian Navy, reported Vzglyad referring to a source in Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad). “Some time ago we were informed that the shipyard was to build other three Project 11356 frigates for Russian Navy in addition to the first three ships. In total, Yantar will construct a 6-ship […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Eight personnel from ATTACK SIX and HQ NORCOM have conducted a Battlefield tour of the Solomon Islands as part of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat Crews team building program. The group conducted tours of the legendary Guadalcanal battlefields with renowned historian and expert tour guide Mr John Innes. The tour took the officers and sailors […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Sri Lanka Navy rescued six local fishermen onboard a multi-day fishing trawler “Suranga” drifting 405 km (225 nautical miles) East of Trincomalee due to an engine failure. Promptly responding to the request made by Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, the Sri Lanka Navy dispatched Sri Lanka Naval Ship “Shakthi” patrolling in Northern seas […]

  • 1 July 2015

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command hospital ship, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), on June 30th sent her MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to retrieve six injured people from a small land mass, Han Island, located in Papua New Guinea. USNS Mercy received all six patients, including an 18-month old infant, who were immediately provided medical care. […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s submarine HMS Torbay returned to her base-port at Plymouth after a successful six-month patrol. HMS Torbay entered Plymouth Sound from where the vessel started her transit up the River Hamoaze to her berth in HM Naval Base Devonport. The nuclear-powered submarine, which carries Tomahawk land attack missiles, has returned after routine underwater deployment. During […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy’s patrol craft, attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command, arrested six persons engaged in illegal fishing in the general area of Upparu in Trincomalee. The operation occurred on January 21, 2015. The authorities said that the fishermen had been fishing using an illegal purse seine net when they were arrested by […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Industry news

    The government has OKed the acquisition of six new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) that will be added to the Coast Guard fleet. The total value of the vessels is about Rs 1,800 crore. The new vessels will be over 100-metres long and equipped with helicopter decks. The will all be constructed by defense PSU Goa […]

  • 20 October 2011

      Six suspected Somali pirates have been killed in a gun battle with the Kenyan navy. The men died in a firefight with a patrol boat at Kiunga in Lamu. Three naval officers were also injured in the incident close to the Somali border. The navy team was patrolling its waters on Monday when it […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Vietnam will have a submarine fleet within six years, the defence minister reportedly announced on Thursday, in what analysts say is intende… (thewest) [mappress] Source: thewest, August 9, 2011;

  • 6 April 2011

      USS Doyle (FFG 39) returned from a six-month deployment April 5, after successfully conducting Counter Illicit Trafficking (CIT) operations in the U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) area of responsibility. Doyle conducted CIT operations in support of Joint Interagency Task Force – South’s (JIATF-South) mission to eliminate illicit trafficking posing a threat to national security and […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has initiated a process to add a third shipyard as a strategic partner under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) to build new icebreakers for the Coast Guard. A total of six icebreakers are to be built by this shipyard, officials announced last week. Through an “invitation to qualify”, the government would establish […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Authorities

    Sikorsky has received a a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A helicopter for the presidential lift mission. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, was awarded the $542 million contract by the navy’s presidential helicopter program. “The team has efficiently leveraged a proven platform with cutting edge government mission systems for rapid agile development of the […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Greeneville returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six month deployment to the Western Pacific region, November 3. While deployed, Greeneville made a first-ever port visit for a submarine to Puerto Princesa, a city on the eastern side of the island of Palawan in the Republic of the […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) will return from her six-month, independent deployment conducting counter transnational organized crime (C-TOC) operations in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), April 5. Gary was deployed to Central and South America in support of Operation Martillo and U.S. Fourth Fleet’s mission, Southern Seas 2012. Operation […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Training & Education

    USS San Francisco (SSN 711) deployed from Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment Dec. 18. The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine’s deployment is in support of the nation’s maritime strategy. San Francisco’s missions will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for regional stability. […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) returned to Naval Station Norfolk today following a six-month deployment in the U.S. Fleet Forces and 6th Fleet Areas of Operations. Leyte Gulf deployed June 25, 2014 to the Mediterranean Sea, where the ship assumed duties as Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 2 flagship July 8, in […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Following six months of preparation and training, Royal Navy mine hunter, HMS Blyth ”left the wall” on Friday, June 29, from her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde to start her journey to the Mediterranean for a six month NATO deployment. The highly equipped Sandown class ship is off to join a NATO task […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, joined the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon and the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett AM CSC RAN to welcome home HMAS Parramatta from a six-month deployment to the Middle East today. Family and friends filled the wharf […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Industry news

    Sandown class minehunter HMS Grimsby left Babcock’s Rosyth dockyard on Friday (30 November) with enhanced operational capability following a successful six month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)). This was the first Sandown class refit to be undertaken under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (SSSA) Class Output Management (COM) Phase 2 arrangements, under which Babcock leads the […]