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  • 16 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy has taken delivery of four support vessels from Norwegian shipping company Deep Sea Supply. The navy announced on April 10 that it received anchor handling tug supply vessels Sea Fox, Sea Vixen and Sea Stoat in a ceremony on April 4. The three vessels were previously used by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on its […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense secretary Michael Fallon on Tuesday unveiled a new Royal Navy fleet support model bringing a spate of existing contracts under new, overarching arrangements. Called Common Support Model (CSM), the arrangement will provide a framework for comprehensive support across the Royal Navy’s fleet of warships. The new arrangement will bring together separate support agreements […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Authorities

    Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW) is to conduct its first final evaluation problem (FEP) from March 12 to 14, the US Navy informed. FEP is a tri-annual certification event assessing the command, control, communications and Navy Security Force on all US Navy installations. “Our primary mission objective as an installation command is to protect our […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two BMT Defense Services chiefs recently expressed their views on the fleet support vessels delivered to the world’s navies and on the potential for future vessels to be less single-role specific and more multi-role in their functionality. Looking into the future, Andy Kimber, chief naval architect for surface ship design and Rob Steel, head of business […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    France’s Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has ordered eight diving support fast boats for the French Navy.  The contract was awarded to Merré Shipyard on December 18, 2019, the country’s Ministry of Armed Forces said in a statement. The units — Vedettes de soutien à la plongée (VSP) — are slated for delivery by the end […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    San Diego-based General Atomics was awarded a USD 29,6 million deal for the material and labor necessary to manufacture, assemble, inspect, integrate, test and checkout the on-board repair parts in support of the electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) and advanced arresting gear on the PCU Gerald R. Ford, CVN 78. The majority of work will be […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities

    AV-8B Harriers assigned to the “Greyhawks” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced), which launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), conducted strike missions in Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) Aug. 17. The Harriers executed strike missions to dismantle and ultimately defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Three U.S. Navy Seabee Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) technicians arrived in Virginia April 29 to assist the final dry-docking for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The technicians will utilize three recently completed 2500kVA substations to aid the shipyard in this process for the Navy’s oldest and largest nuclear powered aircraft carrier. After more than […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Industry news

    Project 20180TV seagoing armament support ship Akademik Kovalev will be laid down at Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center in Severodvinsk on Dec 20, 2012 at 11 am, told a source in the shipyard to Central Navy Portal. Among guests invited to the solemn keel-laying ceremony are Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief  Vladimir Vysotsky, president of JSC United Shipbuilding […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has contracted Raytheon to develop a new advanced telemetry system for the US Navy’s new Range Support Aircraft. The high-tech plane is replacing the Navy’s aging telemetry test aircraft, which has been in service since the 1970s. Under a $79 million contract, Raytheon will develop a system which will offer multi-role capabilities in […]

  • 12 April 2011

      Eight Sri Lankan fishermen, who were released from Indian custody, have arrived to Sri Lanka with the support of Sri Lanka Navy… (sundayobserver) [mappress] Source: sundayobserver, April 12, 2011;

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Coltec Industries Inc. is being awarded a $9,8 million firm-fixed-price contract for Man Diesel-Semt Pielstick PC4.2 diesel engine parts to support overhauls and repairs to the main propulsion diesel engines for USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) and the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203). Work will be performed on both East and West coasts at shipyards yet […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Netherlands Navy ships HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and HNLMS Friesland are currently moored in St. Petersburg for the NEVA maritime exhibition. The NEVA exhibition is one of the biggest international trade fairs in the world for international shipping, shipbuilding and offshore energy technology. High-quality and innovative As examples of high-quality and innovative Dutch […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) are scheduled to be commissioned into the Indian Navy in presence of Vice Adm SPS Cheema, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command today, September 29. The vessels will be commissioned as T-48, T-49 and T-50. This will take up the total number of such vessels to 23 of which 17 […]

  • 12 January 2015

    The Singapore Armed Forces continues to be committed to the Indonesian-led multinational search operations. To augment the underwater search, the 6-man Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) team was transferred to MV Swift Rescue from Endurance-class landing ship tank RSS Persistence, which departed for Singapore on January 10th. The Republic of Singapore Navy ships RSS Kallang, and […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac sailed in early December with almost 252 family and friends embarked for a family sea day – the ship’s way of saying thanks to those special to them for their support in 2014 and into 2015. With the ship’s company having been away for ten months of  2014, […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Computer Sciences Corp. Defense and Intelligence Group, Washington, District of Columbia, is being awarded a $16,6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for professional services in support of the Littoral Combat Ship Program Office, PMS 501, and the LCS Fleet Introduction and Sustainment Program Office, PMS 505.   This contract is for professional support services in the areas […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Government of Canada has awarded a performance-based contract for the full construction of two Royal Canadian Navy’s joint support ships (JSS) to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards.

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy minehunter HMS Pembroke sails to Ayr at approximately 3pm on Thursday, September 3 in support of the Scottish Airshow. The Sandown Class Mine Counter Measures Vessel will be berthed at Compass Pier and will be open to visitors on Saturday, September 5. A capability demonstration will take place on the beach at Low […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar said that the Indian Navy will receive Governmental support in order to remain influential in the Indian Ocean. The Minister addressed the sailors and officers of the INS Vikramaditya after witnessing two days’ of Theatre Readiness Operational Level Exercise (TROPEX-2015), off the coast of Goa in the Arabian Sea. TROPEX provides the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    HMS Dauntless, Type 45 destroyer, which arrived in the Middle East just weeks ago, has already demonstrated the UK’s commitment to the security and safety of the region, providing vital support to the 30 nation Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) organisation. The Portsmouth-based ship joined Australian oil tanker HMAS Success, the US Navy’s destroyer USS Dewey, patrol […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities

    HMS Bulwark, three Merlin MK2 helicopters and two civilian border patrol boats to take part in Mediterranean Sea search and rescue efforts. The news came from the UK Prime Minister David Cameron at a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels. Prime Minister said that it is right for Britain to step forward and for the Royal Navy to […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Authorities

    Shipbuilder Austal USA has received a $21 million contract from the US Department of Defense for support activities on the littoral combat ship (LCS) program. Austal will be the prime contractor for undertaking a dry docking of LCS 14 to carry out various support and sustainment activities. This award is particularly significant as it is […]

  • 9 May 2012

      General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to deliver education and training support services to the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) and the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC). This three-year, multiple-award contract has a […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    New Zealand’s Navy will receive a new support vessel after Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that the government approved a Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force recommendation to request tenders for a new naval ship to support littoral operations. The littoral operations support vessel will provide a platform for Royal New Zealand Navy hydrography, deep […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMS Argyll has been working its way through the Caribbean undertaking community projects on nearly every island it has visited.   Plymouth based HMS Argyll has visited the Turks and Caicos, British Virgin Islands and Montserrat to demonstrate her ability to provide humanitarian aid, disaster relief and security at sea. But while all of this […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra returned to Suva, Fiji early on March 10 to conduct a resupply of essential aid and construction equipment intended for Fiji’s cyclone-ravaged Taveuni and Koro Islands. According to the Navy, twenty pallets of humanitarian aid were loaded onto landing craft and amphibious transport vehicles to embark in the ship, including water, shelter, hygiene […]

  • 14 November 2013

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, directed the activation of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) Nov. 13 to be ready to support ongoing disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Berthed in San Diego, USNS Mercy has been in a reduced operating status, […]

  • 11 February 2011

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) strongly denies of any support to the Somali pirates and said the allegation is an attempt to tarnish the image and the… (sundayobserver) [mappress] Source:sundayobserver , February 11, 2011;