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  • 16 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company and L-3 Communications have tested a new ship protection system.   They launched Raytheon TALON laser-guided rockets from an L-3 remote weapon station using an LAU-68 launcher. The test showed that the lightweight remote weapon system can protect small naval ships, which are ever more jeopardized, by incorporating the currently fielded launcher, sensor […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    DARPA’s unmanned anti-submarine warfare vessel that is currently undergoing open-water testing off the coast of California recently set sail with its first payload: a prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast developed through the agency’s towed airborne lift of naval systems (TALONS) research effort. TALONS is one of the potential mission payloads the vessel, developed […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US research agency DARPA announced it has tested its sensor-carrying parasail, dubbed Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS), aboard a commissioned US Navy ship for the first time ever. The crew of USS Zephyr, a 174-foot (53-meter) Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship, evaluated the technology demonstration system over three days near Naval Station Mayport, […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy has recently tested a system that couples Greenough Advanced Rescue Craft (GARC) and Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) for the littoral combat ship (LCS) mine countermeasure (MCM) mission package. According to an announcement from November 25, the GARC/TALONS prototype is being evaluated to provide enhanced communication ranges for the mission […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The international unmanned maritime systems experimentation exercise hosted by the Portuguese Navy concluded in waters near Lisbon, Portugal, on September 27. Named Recognized Environmental Picture augmented by Maritime Unmanned Systems REP (MUS), the exercise was attended by US, European Navy and NATO partners. “The overall purpose of REP (MUS) 19 was to bring together academia, […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Sea Kings will be worked hard during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011 (TS11) which will be the aircrafts last major exercise before they face retirement after a career of 35 years. The three 817 Squadron Sea Kings were flown overland from HMAS Albatross to the exercise area at Shoalwater Bay in seven and a half hours. […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle’s Clearance Divers (CDs) have been keeping their core skills finely tuned by conducting regular training at sea in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). Having already demonstrated their underwater rigging expertise to remove an obstruction from Newcastle’s propeller shaft, the four CDs have also spent hours practising their counter improvised explosive device (CIED) techniques and explosive […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 partnered with members of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) for the bi-annual Miata Exercise that kicked off at U.S. Naval Base Guam Dec. 3. The joint training builds interoperability between the two EOD groups who have a continued working agreement. The exercise will continue through […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Air Force’s  Air Logistics Complex (ALC) at Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah, hosted a ceremony marking the arrival of the first Lockheed Martin  F-35 Lightning II aircraft to a depot facility. The aircraft ferried from Nellis AFB, Nev., and will be the first Air Force F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s new AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) radar concluded a simultaneous air and ballistic missile defense (BMD) flight test off the west coast of Hawaii, September 7. This was the latest in a series of tests for the radar which is to be fitted on the navy’s Flight III Arleigh Burke-class […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced it has completed testing and trials of the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) vessel. The technology demonstration vessel, christened Sea Hunter, has now been delivered to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) which will continue developing the revolutionary prototype vehicle. Sea Hunter is the first […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The fifth iteration of Valiant Shield came to a close here Sept. 23 after nine days of joint air, land and sea interoperability training between the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Army.   “Overall, Valiant Shield 2014 was a very successful exercise,” said Rear Adm. Russell Allen, Valiant Shield exercise director. “Opposition forces provided […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) celebrated African-American History Month Feb. 25 commemorating the accomplishments and contributions of African-American women, in line with the national theme this year “Black Women in American History and Culture.” The program featured songs, tributes, and a poem by crew-members searving aboard the “Revolutionary Gator.” “Singing is one of my […]

  • 24 October 2012

    A guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell of the George Washington CSG rescued five Filipino fishermen yesterday morning. The fishermen were drifting off Lubang Island in Mindro, the MB reports. Tina Malone, the US Embassy information officer said that the fishermen were spotted by helicopter pilots of the warship while  flashing a lighter from the roof […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Industry news

    USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Engineering Department, completed the certification process to enable a portion of the ship’s collection, holding, and transfer (CHT) system operational this July at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. Lt. Michael Blackwood, who oversees the CHT system aboard Abraham Lincoln, discussed the importance of bringing online this capability ahead […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Training & Education

      A day after activating his emergency beacon, an 84-year-old American making his seventh attempt to sail alone around the tip of South Americ… By Eva Vergara and Michael Warren (abcnews) [mappress] Source: abcnews , January 05, 2012;

  • 4 September 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Russia is developing stand-alone unmanned submersibles for special tasks, Anatoly Shlemov, head of state defense order department… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 4, 2012

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participated in a community relations (COMREL) event at the Rhone American Cemetery (RAC) March 9. RAC was established Aug. 17, 1944 for American Soldiers who were killed during World War II. The French government granted free use of the land to the […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The navies of Belgium, Portugal and the Netherlands have signed a contract with Thales for the delivery of new Mode 5 and Mode S identification friend or foe (IFF) systems for their Karel Doorman-class frigates. The upgrade to the latest NATO IFF standard will enable the vessels to perform military missions with increased dependability and […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Industry news

    Kazakhstan is considering  buying two ships from the Russian Navy, Interfax-Kazakhstan reports. The ships are project 10750E minesweepers which are designed to provide anti-mine protection of water areas of naval bases and harbours, fairways, and littoral areas of the exclusive economic zone. Kazakhstan is planning to use the ships in the Caspian Sea. Deputy Director […]

  • 30 May 2016

    A Spanish Navy submarine returned home having concluded a month-and-a-half deployment to operation ‘Active Endeavor’, an international mission to fight the ISIL terrorist organization. Submarine ‘Galerna’ (S-71) returned to her homeport in Cartagena, Spain on May 26, 2016, after participating in the operation in the Mediterranean Sea. This is the first Spanish OAE deployment scheduled for 2016. The […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Industry news

    As part of a Naval Sea Systems Command effort to improve surface ship maintenance and modernization, NAVSEA fully analyzed surface ship maintenance and modernization needs to better plan the scope and duration of all 44 shipyard availabilities planned for fiscal year 2015.   This marks the first time the U.S. Navy has collectively assessed and […]

  • 4 June 2014

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departed Santa Barbara, Calif., on June 2 after a three-day port visit.   During their visit, Sailors donated their time to local charities, enjoyed shopping and local fare, and toured many attractions. Much of this was made possible due to the hospitality of the Santa Barbara Navy League, an organization […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny returned to Sevastopol from the Mediterranean Sea after deployment within Russian Navy’s carrier group. The frigate took part in training activities along with ships of Baltic and Northern fleets. When heading alone or within the task force, frigate Ladny paid formal calls at ports of France, Malta, Spain, […]

  • 29 January 2012
    Industry news

    In 2012, Russian Navy Hydrographic Service will receive a new Project 19920 large-size hydrographic boat. Two boats of that project are already in service at Caspian Flotilla and Pacific Fleet. The third vessel is planned to join Northern Fleet. Boat of that kind is designed for hydrographic and buoyage works in littoral areas; servicing, examination, […]

  • 15 August 2014

    The Colombian Navy intercepted a vessel carrying three Cuban nationals who were trying to reach the United States through Colombia, Central America.   As part of the initiative of developing maritime control and national sovereignty in the general area of ​​the Gulf of Urabá, the Coast Guard Station Uraba near Sapzurro, Chocó, boarded the vessel that was […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) small gunnery ship Astrakhan conducted the underway damage control drill. According to the drill scenario, a fire occurred on the ship’s afterdeck. Crew of Astrakhan started to extinguish the fire, but failed to do that alone. Commanding officer called in fireboat PZhK-86. Having approached the ship, the fireboat located the fire by […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage declared open the renovated Eastern Naval Command Gymnasium at SLNS Tissa on 16th August 2013. Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe, President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Srima Colombage and senior naval officers were also present on the occasion. The gymnasium is […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on May 28 to start her inactivation and decommissioning process. Under the command of Cmdr. Jason Deichler, the submarine departed Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, and made its first arctic transit for its final homeport change. […]