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  • 6 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered Pietro Venuti, the third U212A Todaro-class submarine, to the Italian Navy at its shipyard of Muggiano (La Spezia) on July 6. The submarine is part of a series of four units the Italian Central Unit for Naval Armament – NAVARM has ordered from Fincantieri. The first two vessels of the class, Salvatore Todaro (S526) and Scirè […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The last of four U212A Todaro-class submarines of the Italian Navy started sea trials in the Gulf of La Spezia on March 2. The first venture to sea, traditionally called “bagnarola” in Italy, represents an important step for everyone involved in the construction of the submarine. Launched on July 4, 2015, at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, Romeo […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian Navy submarine Scirè (S527) collided with a merchant vessel in the evening of May 10, the navy said in a statement. According to the navy, no one was injured and the merchant vessel was able to proceed under its own propulsion. The Type 212 submarine was returning from exercises, transiting the Gulf of Squillace in the Ionian […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian Navy received its fourth and final Todaro-class submarine Romeo Romei during a ceremony held at Fincantieri’s Muggiano, La Spezia, shipyard on May 11. Romeo Romei was delivered after starting sea trials in March 2016 and being launched in July 2015. Romeo Romei is part of a second batch of Type 212 submarines, together with ITS Pietro […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) hosted the launching ceremony for the “Romeo Romei” submarine on July 4, the last of the four U212A “Todaro” class twin units ordered by the Central Unit for Naval Armament – NAVARM for the Italian Navy. After the launching, outfitting works will be continued on the unit at the […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) hosted the launching ceremony for the “Pietro Venuti” submarine, the third unit of the four U212A “Todaro” class twin units ordered to Fincantieri by the Central Unit for Naval Armament – NAVARM for the Italian Navy. Knowing that, by tradition, Navies prefer direct relations with the shipyard, Fincantieri […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities

    Senior Officers of the Polish and Finnish Armed Forces were visiting the Taranto and La Spezia Naval Bases.   General Lach Majewski, Commanding General of the Polish Armed Forces, paid a visit to the Comando Flottiglia Sommergibili, and ITS Margottini moored at Taranto harbor. The guests were also able to visit the Centro Addestramento Sommergibili […]

  • 12 October 2014
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    HMS Queen Elizabeth Leaves Babcock Dock in Rosyth, UK HMS Queen Elizabeth was floated out of the Babcock dock in Rosyth (UK). Designed and built by BAE Systems and assembled by Babcock Marine, the HMS Queen Elizabeth is the biggest, and most powerful, surface warship ever to join the Royal Navy and capable of carrying […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    European naval ships and personnel spent the last two weeks honing their amphibious assault skills during the Italian-hosted Emerald Move 2016 which concluded today. Emerald Move is organized by the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI) while the Italian Navy was in command of the 2016 edition of the exercise for this year. About 4000 men and women […]

  • 12 July 2015
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    Finnish Navy Shows Off New Jehu Class Ship One of the new Jehu class landing ships, which the Finnish Navy received in June, will be presented to the audience for the first time on 9 July in the South Harbour of Helsinki, Finland. HMAS Canberra Prepares for More Tests Australia’s biggest warship completed the first […]

  • 5 October 2016
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    The German Navy is set to commission its sixth Type 212A submarine U 36 during an October, 10 ceremony at the Eckernförde navy base. According to the German Navy, the ceremony will be hosted by the current Deputy Inspector of the Navy, Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann. With the acceptance of the last vessel of the U212 A […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships and personnel from eight European countries are set to begin the second European amphibious exercise Emerald Move 2016 (ERMO) off the coast of the Italian island of Sardinia on Monday, October 3. The ERMO 16 is an undertaking of the European Amphibious Initiative (EAI), an organization which aims to strengthen the interoperability of European forces and […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    According to the Institute for Political, Social and Economic studies EURISPES, in 2015 the Italian Navy consent among the Italian population comes first with a 73.5%, 5.8 % more than the previous year, and it still is on the rise. The Italian Navy innovative concept of “dual use” – meaning military as well as civil […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Connecticut is one of three subs in her class.

  • 2 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has lifted and mounted a 400-metric ton caisson unit into its new Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility (JMAF). The company says the fixture will speed up submarine construction. “A fixture of this magnitude allows us to significantly improve construction efficiencies and shorten our production span times […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The class of 2014 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers, graduated in Kings Point, New York on Saturday.   Vice Admiral Michelle J. Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy, delivered the commencement address to over 2,300 graduates, family members and […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Canada’s government has awarded an in-service support contract to Fleetway Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Halifax-class of frigates.

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    A Russian Navy task group returning from their deployment as part of the country’s permanent Mediterranean task force entered the Atlantic Ocean en route to their Northern Fleet homeport. Ropucha-class landing ship Aleksandr Otrakovskiy, Vishnya-class intelligence ship Feodor Golovin and Altay-class oiler Yelnya transited the Strait of Gibraltar on February 19, escorted by Portuguese Navy corvette NRP António […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to two US Naval Sea Systems Command’s towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) to be built at Gulf Island Shipyards LLC, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc.

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    While the first of the US Navy’s next-generation ballistic missile submarines is still scheduled to start construction in fiscal year 2021, navy officials are assessing potential delays in the Columbia-class submarine program after faulty welding was discovered on prefabricated missile tubes. In addition to the Columbia-class, other projects like the Virginia-class attack submarines and the […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment organisation, ASC, is collaborating with Australian national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of the six Collins-class submarines.

  • 20 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s fleet of six Collins-class submarines will likely necessitate substantial upgrades to remain in service until the new SEA 1000 submarines start arriving, navy chief Vice Admiral Mike Noonan indicated at an Australian senate hearing. “We’re expecting that we will upgrade at least five, and the work around determining the scope of […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities

    Two Royal Navy mine countermeasure vessels arrived in Oman recently to relieve two of their counterparts who spent the last three years forward-deployed to Bahrain. Returning home to the UK are HMS Penzance (bound for Faslane) and HMS Chiddingfold (Portsmouth) after completing their three-year stints in the Gulf. Assuming their places in Bahrain are Sandown-class minehunter […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After entering the Atlantic Ocean on their return home from Mediterranean tasking on February 19, a Russian task group composed of three ships has now passed the English Channel. The Royal Navy announced on February 22 that it deployed patrol ship HMS Mersey and a Wildcat helicopter from RNAS Yeovilton to follow the progress of […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Babcock, an aerospace and defence company, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract extension to manufacture a further eighteen tactical missile tube assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).

  • 22 July 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Today, Naviris, a 50/50 owned joint venture by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and its French counterpart Naval Group, has signed a contract with Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon-class frigates. Since its launching in January 2020, this contract is the second one Naviris […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $95.5 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Navy’s Columbia-class submarine and the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought-class ballistic-missile submarine. The contract modification will enable procurement of 17 missile tubes which will support the manufacture of the Common Missile Compartment. […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Russian shipbuilder Admiralty Shipyards has launched the Russian Navy’s second Project 677 (Lada-class) submarine ‘Kronshtadt’. The launching ceremony took place in St. Petersburg, on Thursday, September 20 – 13 years after construction works first started on the submarine in 2005. The first submarine in the class, Sankt Peterburg (B-585) entered service 20 years ago and serves as […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Turkish defense company STM has contracted UK’s Kelvin Hughes for the delivery of its I-Band SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B- class submarines. Also referred to as the Khalid-class, the submarines are receiving the radars as part of their mid-life upgrade program that STM is undertaking under a contract from June 2016. Working […]