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  • 31 October 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Small-size remotely controlled submersible Tiger passes trials in Sevastopol, reports Russian Defense Ministry’s press center. The submersible accompanies divers underwater and allows the fleet command to observe the course of works at the depth down to 150 meters. With the weight of 150 kg, deep-sea submersible Tiger is equipped with video cameras and manipulators, and […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) will be adding solar technology to its Hybrid Tiger unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as it seeks to achieve a flight duration of over three days for the system. NRL has awarded Alta Devices a contract to deliver its light-weight solar technology for the UAV. Alta Devices noted that technologies developed for […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) began its end-of-deployment tiger cruise after arriving in Norfolk, July 1.  A tiger cruise allows a Sailor’s friends and loved ones to go to sea and experience a day in the life of a U.S. Navy Sailor. Arriving at Naval Station Norfolk before transiting to her homeport of […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command completed integration tests of the Logos Technologies’ Redkite wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor aboard a TigerShark tactical unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC). The flight was conducted in Yuma, Arizona, and demonstrated Redkite’s interoperability with different platforms, Logos Technologies said. “We’ve had Redkite on planes […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 400 friends and family members arrived on board the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) for a one-day Tiger Cruise in Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5. Participants in the event, also known as ‘tigers’, received a welcome aboard package upon arrival which included a welcome aboard letter, a schedule of events […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The bilateral Indian and US armed forces exercise Tiger Triumph kicked off in Visakhapatnam, India, with the arrival of USS Germantown (LSD 42) on November 13. Tiger Triumph, which stands for tri-services India US amphibious exercise, is scheduled from Nov. 13 to 21, near Visakhapatnam and Kakinada. The training events will enhance US-India military-to-military relations […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) welcomed aboard friends and family for a three-day Tiger Cruise Feb. 5-7. Bataan’s “Tigers” – a term describing the friends and family members of the crew – were transported via bus from Norfolk, Va., to Morehead City, N.C., to meet the ship as […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived in San Francisco May 27 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. Sailors on board Nimitz set sail May 24 along with family members and friends as part of a Tiger Cruise which allowed the guests to experience life at sea. During the […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In this U.S. Navy photo, the U.S. Fleet Forces Band performs pier side to welcome the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) as it returns home after a seven month deployment. USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSG ARG) which operates in the […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Research & Development

    A mission off the coast of South Devon, England has surveyed two U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that were torpedoed and sunk during the D-Day rehearsal Exercise Tiger on April 28, 1944. Using state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology to collect data from the wreckage site, the mission has produced the first high-definition sonar images […]

  • 11 July 2014

    Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 “Fighting Tigers” returned home at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville after a seven month multi-site deployment to the 4th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AOR) July 8.   Following a turnover with the VP-10 “Red Lancers,” the final crew of Fighting Tigers arrived on July 8, completing the squadron’s last […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Exercise Dynamic Mongoose commences today and the ‘Flying Tigers’ of 814 Naval Air Squadron are poised to show their capability in the challenging Norwegian environment. Working alongside the Norwegian Navy, as well other European counterparts, the Tigers’ flexibility in operations will be tested vigorously. Using their state-of-the-art Merlin Mk 1 helicopters (known as pingers as […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP)8 took part in a coordinated operations mining exercise (MINEX) with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), July 19. The exercise took place in northern Japan’s Mutsu Bay and consisted of VP-8 and JMDSF P-3C Orion aircraft operating with the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In a new aviation milestone, Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Canberra will be embarking two Army Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters for the first time. The two Tigers, will join two MRH-90 Taipan medium lift helicopters and one MH-60R Seahawk conducting first of class flight trials onboard the amphibious giant over the next six weeks. The trials are […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier sailed into Mayport this morning to pick up a load of Tigers… (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, July 14, 2011;

  • 21 February 2019

    Ships from the US Navy’s Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) assembled around Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) paid a two-day visit to Pearl Harbor on February 18. Transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), USS Essex and the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) visited […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and marines aboard the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) joined members of the Malaysian Armed Forces for exercise Tiger Strike 16 in Lahad Datu, Malaysia, Nov. 10-13. Tiger Strike 16, formally known as MALFEX (Malaysia – United States Amphibious Exercise), is a Malaysia-led, bilateral training exercise between the Malaysian […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Mayport, Florida, on May 14 after embarking over 1000 family members and friends for a tiger cruise. The tiger cruise allows family members and friends to experience life at sea with their sailors. It also marks the last phase of the John […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    French defense minister Florence Parly announced on May 4 that another Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine was ordered for the French Navy. According to a defense ministry statement, the decision to order the fifth boat in the class was made during a defense ministry meeting on May 2. The new generation nuclear submarines are built by […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A successful partnership between Hydroid Inc. and Kongsberg GeoAcoustics has produced the first high-definition images of two WWII U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that lie off the coast of South Devon, UK.   The vessels were sunk on April 28, 1944 by German torpedo boats that interrupted the Exercise Tiger training mission, which took place […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Flying Tigers, normally based at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose in Helston, sent two of their Merlin helicopters and 55 personnel to take part in Exercise Dynamic Mongoose, a newly-established NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise in the Norwegian Sea. Operating from Sola Airbase, Stavanger in Norway, the Tigers were on the hunt for hunter-killer class […]

  • 22 October 2018

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra has hosted first of class trials (FOCT) for the army’s ARH Tiger helicopter. A team from the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU) spent the last seven weeks embarked in HMAS Canberra evaluating the helicopters operational limits. FOCFT is a critical process in enabling helicopters to operate to […]

  • 24 June 2016

    A Royal Navy Merlin Mk 2 helicopter from 814 Naval Air Squadron – ‘The Flying Tigers’ – has spent a weekend on show to the German public at the annual Kiel Week, after a multinational exercise in the Baltic. Embarked in HMS Ocean for Exercise Baltic Operations 2016 (BALTOPS), the Grey Maritime Merlin has proved […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 once again took time out of their busy schedules, volunteering to help the Misawa community by participating in the 2012 Misawa Special Olympics, Sept. 15th. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) celebrated the ship’s 33rd birthday with embarked “tigers”, May 8, during their return voyage to homeport San Diego. Commissioned on May 3, 1980, Peleliu is returning home from deployment having departed its last port visit, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, May 6. During the Hawaii […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Fresh from maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean, Merlins of 814 Naval Air Squadron decamped to Stavanger to hunt three diesel boats determined to ‘sink’ a German tanker. Normally they don’t make it quite as easy as this for the Navy’s top submarine hunters to find them… The tell-tale masts of an underwater killer […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft the US Navy purchased from the Swiss Air Force crashed into the Atlantic Ocean forcing the pilot to eject, the U.S. Navy said. The incident took place on August 9, about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air Station Key West. The pilot, assigned to Fighter Squadron Composite […]

  • 1 August 2011

      Orizzonte Sistemi Navali, a joint venture between Fincantieri and Selex Sistemi Integrati, has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to build a vessel for the Algerian Navy. Fincantieri made the announcement yesterday, but did not give any further details regarding the order. Fincantieri has […]

  • 18 November 2014

    A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Flying Tigers of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during exercise Blue Chromite. The amphibious training exercise is with the 4th Marine Regiment and the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines. Germantown […]