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  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy announced on Feb. 7th, 2017, that it completed routine tank tightness testing for the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. All operating tanks continue to pass leak detection criteria of Title 40 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. The Navy began its latest tank testing November 2016 and completed the tests Feb. […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Navy Reserve Sailors from Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadrons (MSRON) 1 and 11 commenced the field training exercise “Shark Tank 2011” on San Clemente Island, Calif., June 2. A total of 13 Navy Reserve detachments from Texas and California are participating in the month-long exercise, which focuses on multi-phase, squadron-level expeditionary training and certifications. “The […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities

    The last remaining vessel to disgorge armor on to the Normandy beaches will be given a permanent home in Portsmouth, the Royal Navy said. Landing Craft Tank 7074 – one of 800 similar vessels charged with ferrying tanks across the Channel and directly on to foreign sand – will take pride of place in the […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Marine Corps tanks were loaded onto Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) during a port visit in Gwangyang Hang, South Korea, April 1.   Ashland pulled into Gwangyang Hang for an on-load of six M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks. “The reason for the port visit was to on-load M1A1 Abrams main […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities

    With 40,000 tonnes of metal crashing through the Channel separated by just 40 metres, HMS St Albans and Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker Wave Ruler execute one of the most dangerous, but also carefully choreographed manoeuvres on the high seas. For the first time in nearly two years the Portsmouth-based frigate refuelled at sea – a […]

  • 11 October 2011

      After several days conducting counter-piracy operations in the area off the Horn of Africa, the German naval warship FGS BAYERN conducts a rendezvous with the Dutch Supply Tanker HNLMS ZUIDERKRUIS to replenish her fuel tanks. Shortly after the tanker is alongside the frigate, the Replenishment at Sea (RAS) begins. Large hoses join the two […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities

    UK’s last remaining D-Day landing craft will be receiving a much needed overhaul after receiving nearly £5million from The National Lottery and its Heritage Lottery Fund. This overhaul will allow the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth to have an original landing craft tank (LCT) on display. The D-Day Museum, an affiliate of The National Museum of […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) developed a new tank cover to increase the efficiency of sandblasting operations during submarine maintenance. The aluminum cover fits over small tank openings that keep temporary services organized and secured while maintaining proper environmental controls and airflow during preservation operations. Prior to this new development, the temporary ventilation line could fall […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems engineers in Warton, Lancashire, are using high speed wind tunnels to assess the aerodynamic characteristics of Typhoon Tranche 3 aircraft when equipped with two fuselage-mounted conformal fuel tanks. The Tranche 3 is the third and latest version of the jet.   BAE Systems engineers in Warton, Lancashire, are using high speed wind tunnels […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Detyens Shipyards in South Carolina is being awarded a $12,5 million firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201). Work will include general ship services for ship clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams, hazardous waste disposal, ballast tank recoat, tank deck overhead preservation, potable water tank […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its fourth and final Cheon Wang Bong-class tank landing ship LST-2 on November 21, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced. The vessel is named ROKS No Jeok Bong (pennant number 689) and is the third to be delivered by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. The lead ship in […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Babcock’s Rosyth shipbuilders have wrapped up an overhaul of the Royal Navy’s ocean survey vessel HMS Scott, the company announced on Thursday. A 150-strong team – including welders, electricians, slingers, pipe workers, painters, commissioning engineers and fabricators – have worked on HMS Scott since her arrival at Babcock’s Rosyth site in May this year. As […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Industry news

    Eight vessels of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project of ANADOLU Shipyard, awarded to the Shipyard back in December 2008 and which officially started after contract negotiations on July 28th 2009, took another important step on March 9th 2013, when the first LCT, namely TCG Ç-151, was delivered to Turkish Navy after 12 months of warranty […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Boston Ship Repair a $9.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for a shipyard availability and regular overhaul and dry docking of the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198). The 56-calendar day undertaking will include general services, main and emergency switchboard cleaning, group control centers and motor […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A delegation of ANADOLU Shipyard, one of the privately owned Turkish Navy Shipyards selected by Turkish Defense Procurement Authority (SSM), visited the Lebanese Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Nazih Jbaily. The delegation was manned by Defense Group Coordinator Admiral (ret) Metin Poyrazlar and CEO Ertuğ Yaşar, who were hosted by the Chief of Lebanese Navy […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The threat of a cyber attack getting past the defense systems of Royal Navy’s Vanguard-class ballistic missile submarines is real, a think tank has warned. According to a report by the British American Security Information Council (BASIC), claims that the submarines’ isolated ‘air-gapped’ systems cannot be penetrated are simply false. The report, published this month, reviewed the possibilities of […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Indonesian Navy’s newest domestically-built landing ship tank (LST) KRI Teluk Lada (pennant no 521) was launched in a ceremony on June 28 in Lampung. The launch at the PT Daya Radar Utama (DRU) shipyard also served as a naming ceremony. KRI Teluk Lada is the fourth ship in the fourth ship in the Teluk Bintuni-class. The 117 […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries launched the fourth and final Republic of Korea Navy LST-2 tank landing ship on November 2. The 4,500-ton ship was launched at HHI’s Ulsan shipyard with pennant number 689. According to an announcement from the Republic of South Korea Navy, the vessel is named Nojeokbong and will be delivered […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Industry news

    ANADOLU Shipyard has successfully delivered to Turkish Naval Forces Command TCG Ç-155, the fifth of 8 envisaged vessels stipulated by the three- year- long Landing Craft Tank (LCT) project. The hand-over ceremony of TCG Ç-155 was held today and it was attended by Captain Enis Perçin, Planning, Design & Estimation Director of İstanbul Navy Shipyard. […]

  • 15 August 2011

      In yet another escalation of its crackdown on dissent, the Syrian government unleashed navy vessels, tanks and a mix of soldiers, security… By Anthony Shadid (post-gazette) [mappress] Source: post-gazette, August 15, 2011;

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Tanker RFA Black Rover trails a thick fuel line into the South Atlantic as she practises keeping HMS Iron Duke topped up on patrol.   Off Africa’s western seaboard between Walvis Bay in Namibia and Cape Town, the veteran oiler carried out a dry run of a stern replenishment at sea – making all the […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Vigor Marine an $8.5 million contract for the mid-term availability of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187).  The 42-calendar day shipyard availability of the fleet replenishment oiler will see Vigor Marine carry out general services, clean and gas free tanks, tank deck overhead preservation, flight deck non-skid, number 6 port and starboard […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    One-tonne models of the Royal Navy’s future carriers and the tankers which will support them are being tested in a giant water tank in Gosport. A 1:44 scale model of HMS Queen Elizabeth and RFA Tidespring have been practising replenishments at sea in calm and rough waters at the ‘ocean basin’ test facility – the […]

  • 31 July 2015

    The Royal Navy has named PSM as a primary supplier of tank level instrumentation to their surface warship and support vessel fleet. PSM has worked with the Navy for decades and in that time has delivered some inspired solutions based around the ICT 1000 level and Tankstar 260 pressure and level transmitters, to replace existing […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Divers from the Trident Refit Facility traveled from their home in Kings Bay Ga., to Newport, Ky. to give area residents on Sept. 1 a small taste of what Navy divers do -swim with sharks. The divers were in town for Cincinnati Navy Week 2011 and dove for six shows a day in the […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Industry news

    Anadolu Shipyard has organized a ceremony to sign three contracts with the most important suppliers of its Landing Ship Tank (LST) project. The signatories of the supply contracts with the shipyard are ASELSAN, HAVELSAN and İŞBİR Elektrik, all of them companies of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation. Based on the contract, previously signed with Turkish SSM […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) proposed design for the US Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft is using an integrated fuel tank structure to maximize fuel offload. GA-ASI said it used its knowledge of advanced composite aircraft structures to develop integrated fuel tanks in a large-scale wing box test article and a full-scale wing […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Authorities

      The Indian Navy’s INS Airavat, a tank carrier that can also be used to deliver disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, has arrived ahea… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala,April 4, 2011;

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has invited tenders for the provision of naval vessel maintenance services. After 4 years of performing operational tasks the naval ship, “Zr. Ms. Holland” requires maintenance and conservation services. In order for the vessel to be operational for a further 4 years, the following works have to be undertake: Cleaning, pre-treatment and repair of the preservation […]