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  • 29 June 2011
    Industry news

      Westmark BV, creator of P-Trap®, was named winner in the Security category at the 5th annual Safety at Sea International Awards held recently on board the historic warship HMS Belfast in London. The company was recognized for its anti-piracy device, which creates a propeller jamming zone around the vessel to prevent pirates from getting […]

  • 15 July 2012
    Equipment & technology

    New technology to deter pirates is a key topic for discussion at this year’s SMM conference in Hamburg. Westmark BV’s patented P-trap anti-boarding device is now providing ship-owners with a non-lethal barrier to harden vessels against pirate attacks. The P-trap will be displayed to the public at the maritime tradeshow SMM, held in Hamburg Germany […]

  • 28 March 2013

    The US Coast Guard is standing down their response to a vessel with nine people aboard approximately 500 miles southeast of Bermuda, Wednesday. Coast Guard 5th District watchstanders initially received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon distress signal at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 registered to the 109-foot catamaran, Mouse Trap. The Mouse Trap’s crew had […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Deputy Commander (DCAG), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, completed his 1,000th career trap July 18, landing an F/A-18 Hornet on the flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). “It was my honor to reach 1,000 traps on board this great ship,” said Capt. Daniel W. Dwyer. “It takes a lot to get to […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Defence Research and Development Canada is set to test the TRAPS (Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar), a variable depth ASW sonar on Royal Canadian Navy ships. The department has contracted GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc. to deliver the systems for testing. According to GeoSpectrum, TRAPS is a towed compact, active-passive, variable-depth sonar for submarine, torpedo and […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 completed his 1,000th carrier arrested landing, or trap, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) June 18. Capt. Greg Harris completed the trap in an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the “Black Knights” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154. Harris was joined by Capt. Jeff Ruth, […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced it was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide deep ocean acoustic detection for Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path Systems (TRAPS). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a fourteen-month base period of performance, one six-month option, and a total contract value of approximately […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Navy has completed performance trials of the GeoSpectrum Technologies-developed towed reelable active passive sonar (TRAPS) on board the HMCS Glace Bay. The tests aboard the Kingston-class vessel were the final assessment of the system, according to the company. GeoSpectrum revealed that the sonar met predicted ranges in target detection, in both passive […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 marked a milestone, May 5, with the deployment’s 5,000th arrested landing, or trap. John C. Stennis and CVW-9 have worked hard together through the workup cycle and put their lessons learned into practice on this deployment. “Five […]

  • 27 October 2014

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted a cake-cutting ceremony commemorating the ship’s 230,000th arrested landing, Oct. 23. During the ceremony, Captain Karl Thomas, commanding officer of USS Carl Vinson spoke of the significance of the milestone. This is a big occasion. Notching 230,000 traps is pretty awesome. I appreciate all of the hard work that […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

      Divers of the Indian Navy have managed to enter diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak that sank partially having been hit by twin blasts caused by an explosion shortly after midnight on 14 August 2013, at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, the Associated Press reports. Nevertheless, the divers still haven’t reached any of the potential crew […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $53 million to provide and integrate intelligence suites onboard vessels of a “navy of a country in Southeast Asia”.

  • 20 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Red Rippers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 held an aerial change-of-command ceremony in the skies above aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Aug. 16. Cmdr. Marcus Lopez relieved Cmdr. Daniel Sullivan as commanding officer. During the ceremony, Sullivan and Lopez flew F/A-18F Super Hornets. After both aviators read their orders, Sullivan gave the […]

  • 21 February 2011

    According to a source on location, A-1600 TCG İskenderun left Mersin this morning and is heading to Libya, to pick up the trapped Turkish citizens. It is estimated that there are 25.000 Turkish citizens in Libya currently mostly working at the projects of the Turkish construction companies. The daily Hürriyet reported that till yesterday, 581 […]

  • 23 January 2013

    A Norwegian cruise liner at risk of becoming trapped in thick ice off the coast of Antarctica has been guided to safety by the Royal Navy in a two-hour operation. Icebreaker HMS Protector broke through the densely packed ice which had surrounded the MV Fram, blocking her path and trapping the bow, as she carried […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Student naval aviators from various training squadrons completed their first carrier landings aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Nov. 5 to begin their carrier qualifications (CQs). Sailors from the “Eagles” of Training Squadron (VT) 7, the “Tigers” of VT-9, the “Redhawks” of VT-21 and the “Golden Eagles” of VT-22 embarked aboard […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a polar icebreaker, rescued a man aboard a sailboat trapped in Arctic ice approximately 40 miles northeast of Barrow, Saturday.   The crew of the Healy broke a 12 mile path through the Arctic ice with the sailboat, Altan Girl, in tow and led it to […]

  • 7 January 2013

    Naval troops attached to Naval Deployment Pulmudai of the Eastern Naval Command have rushed to assist the villagers affected by the overflow of Padaviya Wewa. A Naval craft along with SLN Relief Assistance personnel has been deployed since the early hours of Saturday (05th January 2013) to ferry the villagers of Pubudugama and Kambiliwewa who […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    An explosion, followed by a fire occurred Wednesday night in the forward side of Russian-built diesel-electric Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak, killing several crew members, Reuters reports. According to India’s Defence Minister A.K. Antony, eighteen crew members were inside the submarine berthed at Naval dockyard in Mumbai when the blast took place. At present efforts are being undertaken […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Royal Netherlands Navy divers cleared a Second World War mine off the coast of Estonia. The German-made mine weighed in at 1,000 kilograms. This so-called GN influence mine is one of the most infamous explosives of the Second World War. Not only was the monster equipped with acoustic and magnetic fuses, it was also fitted […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted future pilots for their first carrier qualifications (CQs). CQs are an instrumental part of the naval aviation training process and the first time these prospective pilots will execute an arrested landing on an aircraft carrier. While they are trained extensively in simulators and ground […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and 449 Sailors assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 left Naval Air Station North Island Feb. 11 to begin carrier qualifications after a seven-month planned incremental availability (PIA). The Gold Eagle/Quicksand team are conducting a precision approach and landing system (PALS) certification […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford recovered and launched its first fixed-wing aircraft less than a week after being commissioned into the fleet. The milestone took place off the coast of Virginia on June 28, with the first arrested landing occurring at 3:10 PM (EST) and the first catapult launch happening at 4:37 PM […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The River Rattlers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 204 from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, conducted at-sea flight operations for the first time in 10 years aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sept. 16-20. The River Rattlers often play the enemy when they fly adversary support missions to help sharpen the […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 17th commanding officer of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) announced that the ship completed its 300,000th successful arrested landing. The milestone was reached nearly 40 years after the first aircraft launched from the flight deck on September 15, 2017. Commanding Officer Capt. Paul Spedero Jr. made the announcement On […]

  • 5 July 2016

    The U.S. Navy has shared a video of F/A-18E Super Hornets assigned to Carrier Air Wing 3 launching from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to carry out strikes against Daesh positions. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. mission aimed at defeating ISIS, […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Capt. Daniel C. Grieco, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) commanding officer, and Capt. Benjamin Hewlett, deputy commander of Carrier Air Wing 1 (DCAG), successfully recorded the 200,000th arrested landing aboard TR, Jan. 15. Logging the 200,000th trap was the result of decades of dedication and professionalism from the team aboard TR, ranging […]

  • 16 December 2014

    The catapult was ready for launch. The F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot saluted and the aircraft propelled off the flight deck, into the sky. It was a process Capt. Stuart Baker had repeated countless times throughout his 25 years in the U.S. Navy, but today his landing would be different. Today, his landing would make him […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Two aviators reached career milestones by achieving their 1,000th carrier arrested landing, or “trap,” on the same day, while serving aboard the same aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Aug. 28. It’s a rare event that two aviators would reach the career milestone of achieving their 1,000th carrier arrested landing, or “trap,” on the same […]