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  • 19 February 2020

    Shaping the UK’s future amphibious capability: Insights from Colonel Totten, Programme Director, Future Amphibious Force, Royal Marines Download interview now to discover: · Objectives of the Future Commando Force programme · The main technical and operational challenges currently facing the Royal Marines worldwide · Plans to overcome these challenges · The importance of industry engagement […]

  • 16 April 2019

    Anti-Submarine Warfare has once again risen high on the agendas of NATO’s maritime forces. To help give an overview of the current state of investment and procurement, Defence IQ have compiled an exclusive market report detailing ongoing ASW and submarine programmes from nations around the world – get your copy here > Download the report […]

  • 20 January 2020

    The proliferation of A2AD threats from state and non-state actors enabled by advances in anti-ship technology have prompted NATO navies and their allies and partners to take action, leading to doctrinal and force structure changes. This latest Defence iQ article ‘How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat’ outlines the current developments and changes […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Wherever the USS Delaware goes after she is launched in 2018, a “piece of my heart will go with her,” said Dr. Jill Biden, who will sponsor the Navy’s newest Virginia-class fast-attack submarine. Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a native of Delaware, and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the name of […]

  • 22 October 2019

    Defence IQ have released the annual Surface Warships Global Market Report – download a copy here. The current Surface Warship market is booming with a forecast of $155.16 billion over the next ten years. This report provides an in-depth look at the acquisition priorities for the world’s navies and insights into global investment trends from nations including: Romania – plans […]

  • 25 June 2019

    Ahead of OPV International taking place on 24th-26th September in Cádiz, Spain and with the official support of the Spanish Navy, Defence IQ conducted a survey with experts from Navies across the globe, on Key Deployments, Future Investments and Industry Offering in the OPV Market. >> View the Report Now ( DID YOU KNOW? 84.2% […]

  • 6 May 2019

    The significant increase in submarine activity seen over the last three years in the Atlantic region and the proliferation of diesel submarines in Asia offer a strong indication of the direction of travel in Anti-Submarine Warfare. In this exclusive interview, the Chairman of this year’s Anti-Submarine Warfare conference, Rear Admiral (Retd.) Bob Tarrant CB, former […]

  • 29 April 2019

    The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising existing fleets to create a versatile naval force, capable to combat the numerous threats and challenges in the region. Defence IQ created a map containing the key ongoing naval programmes and requirements in the region. View the […]

  • 18 August 2015

    HMS Triumph’s Ship’s Sponsor, Lady Hamilton of Epsom, visited the vessel during Ceremonial Divisions. Submariners serving in HMS Triumph have been based at HMNB Clyde for much of this year while the Trafalgar-Class SSN completes a planned maintenance period. With the work-up package nearing completion, officers and crew conducted Ceremonial Divisions and invited Lady Hamilton of Epsom. The […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Lady Boyce, the wife of former First Sea Lord and Chief of Defence Staff Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce, has accepted the invitation to be the tanker’s sponsor – acting as “the embodiment of her spirit, forging a close relations with both the vessel and her crew” following every milestone in the ship’s […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) as the main sponsor for the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) 2013. The sponsorship will help reinforce a re-vamped maritime security zone designed to address emerging trends in the region’s naval defence market. The 2013′s NAVDEX will see increased areas for live on-water […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) Second Class Petty Officers Association (SCPOA) members sponsored and served a special Thanksgiving luncheon Nov. 20 to residents and staff of Shon Hall Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ). “The SCPOA officers prepared and served the meal to all NHB BEQ residents and BEQ staff to provide a holiday meal to those with […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Minnesota (SSN 783) marked another major milestone when placing their boat in service and moving aboard March 14, in Newport News, Va. Minnesota’s sponsor, Ellen Roughead and her husband, the former Chief of Naval Operations retired Adm. Gary Roughead, visited Minnesota and partook in the first meal served aboard […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Minister for Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia, sponsored the launch of the ‘Tornado’, which joins the ‘Meteor,’ ‘Ray’ and ‘Lig… (defense-aerospace) [mappress] Source: defense-aerospace, March 22, 2011;

  • 27 October 2014

    Guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) hosted Senator Daniel Coats and his wife, Marsha Coats, at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Oct. 21. After boarding the ship, the Senator and his wife had breakfast in the wardroom with McFaul’s officers, accompanied the commanding officer on a ship tour, ate lunch with crew on the mess decks, […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Plymouth based Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll welcomed on board her sponsor, Lady Wendy Levene, and members of the her affiliated Livery Company, The Worshipful Company of Paviors on Thu 06 December 12. Lady Levene launched HMS Argyll in 1989 at Yarrow Shipyard and has participated in the commissioning in 1991 and 2 dedications since […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended a health fair at Huntington Hall in Newport News, Va. to obtain information about health and wellness, July 19. The event, hosted by Huntington Hall’s liberty center, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) staff and medical personnel from Theodore Roosevelt, allowed Sailors to learn about health decisions they […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) laboratories have been opened at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (BLSYW), thanks to a grant and in-kind support from Northrop Grumman Corporation. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on March 12 at the BLSYW campus on W. Franklin St. downtown. Ted Imes, director of community relations […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    To mark the success of contractor sea trials, Lady Anne Soar, Ambush’s sponsor, visited the Royal Navy’s newest attack submarine in her home base in Faslane. The visit was the first time that Lady Soar had seen the boat since the successful departure from Barrow in mid-September 2012. Lady Soar was shown a presentational video […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The Princess Royal visited HMS Albion in her role as the Ship’s Sponsor. The visit marked the 10th anniversary of the launch of the ship, allowed Her Royal Highness to be updated on the busy life of the ship since her last visit, hear about Albion’s forthcoming deployment as well as meet many of […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes June 29 to visit a recruit division sponsored by the ship. TR was represented by Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Preston Whitlock, Chief Cryptological Technician (Technical) (SW/EXW) Tricia Ghunney, Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class (AW/SW) Jason Etheridge, Electrician’s Mate […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The eighth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express taking place in the vicinity of Djibouti, Mozambique and Seychelles began on January 28. Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations are taking part. Sponsored by US Africa Command (AFRICOM) and conducted […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) welcomed members from the United States Navy League Guam Council aboard for a luncheon and tour, Jan. 29. Members were escorted aboard and taken to the Chief Petty Officer Mess where they dined with Frank Cable’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Pete Hildreth, and executive officer, Capt. […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Friends, families, former crewmembers, plank owners and the ship’s sponsor joined the crew of USS Doyle (FFG 39) said fair winds and followi… By Ensign Benjamin Carroll(jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, August 4, 2011;

  • 13 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The Netherlands is known worldwide for its maritime expertise, advanced technology and innovative shipyards. Europort 2011 (8 till 11 November) is the place where this expertise, technology and innovation comes together. Innovative developments in ‘Advanced Technology’ in the various Dutch maritime sub-sectors will be presented in six Advanced Technology Conferences (ATC’s). These conferences are […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Industry news

      The Navy celebrated the keel-laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit North Dakota (SSN 784) at General Dynamics Electric Boat-Quonset Point division in North Kingstown, May 11. In a time-honored Navy tradition, ship’s sponsor Katie Fowler, wife of retired Vice Adm. Jeff Fowler, had her initials welded onto a steel plate that will be permanently affixed to […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and in partnership with a number of associations and industry bodies, is making funding available through four initiatives each addressing different areas of maritime autonomy.   Autonomy in Maritime Unmanned Vehicles offers the potential to transform the manner in which many activities are […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Austal USA has held a metal cutting ceremony on the US Navy’s Independence-class littoral combat ship Canberra (LCS 30). Austal LCS Program Director Dave Growden had the honor of starting the router to cut the first piece of aluminium, signaling the start of construction. The LCS is a 127m frigate-sized vessel designed to support focused […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will christen the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) Choctaw County, named for three U.S. counties, located in Mississippi, Alabama and Oklahoma, which share the county’s name, during a ceremony in Mobile, Ala., Sept. 15. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Women from Ackerman High School’s class of […]