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  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Named to honor President Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet, the Great Green Fleet is a U.S. Navy initiative highlighting how the Navy and Marine Corps are using energy efficiency and alternative energy/fuels to increase combat capability and operational flexibility. Stockdale became the first naval ship to use the fuel blend for regular operations when it departed […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $1,9 billion fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for the full rate production of 11 Lot 38 F/A-18E aircraft for the U.S. Navy and 33 EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy (21) and the government of Australia (12).   Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (46 percent); […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Authorities

      The Navy could be forced to slash its annual budget by $10 billion as the Pentagon pares its spending, defense insiders tell The Hill… By John T. Bennett (thehill) [mappress] Source: thehill, July 14, 2011;  

  • 27 May 2014
    Authorities

    Over the weekend the U.S. Navy reflected on their history and core values by holding a Memorial Day.   Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens said: “We often hear the words, “Freedom is not free.” We preserve our freedoms by supporting and defending, and at times sacrificing our lives for the […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will name the next San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship the USS Portland, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) announced on friday. “Oregon has a long history with the U.S. Navy going back to the construction of hundreds of World War II Liberty and Victory ships at three Portland-area shipyards,” Wyden said. “I want […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy conducted Functional Integration Testing (FIT) of the Remote Minehunting System (RMS) from USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) April 23-27, marking another milestone for the Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules program.   The FIT consisted of embarking an RMS model onto the pierside ship, traversing it within the ship to the RMS storage […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Va., impacted the water during an approach to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at approximately 10 p.m. PST on June 4 while operating off the coast of Southern California.   The pilot ejected from the […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s third littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Phuket, Thailand for the first time December 30 for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew participated in a community service event, and the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program representative informed Sailors about opportunities for tours. William Petri, Fort […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The U.S. Navy will name an American warship after deceased U.S. Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), despite protests from the public, which complained… By R. Cort Kirkwood (thenewamerican) [mappress] Source: thenewamerican,March 3, 2011

  • 30 November 2017
    Vessels

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, on November 28, for a scheduled port visit, the U.S. Navy said. As explained, the visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. Vella Gulf, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting maritime operations […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Chief of Naval Operations testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) encouraging Congress to accept and implement the Department of Defense budget proposal recommendation to slow growth of service members’ pay and compensation.   “We cannot sustain our current personnel cost trajectory,” said Greenert. “We need to address this problem sooner rather […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    AtHoc, Inc., the leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication, today announced the United States (U.S.) Navy has renewed its contract with AtHoc through 2017 for a total award of $9.2 million.   The renewal reflects the Navy’s continued trust and use of AtHoc IWSAlerts™ for unified emergency mass notifications to protect the life safety of […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Authorities

      Seventeen years ago, Cincinnati City Council unanimously supported the idea to acquire the decommissioned USS Cincinnati, a Cold War nuclear… (cincinnati) [mappress] Source: cincinnati, July 12, 2011;

  • 21 February 2011
    Training & Education

    Navy sailors will suit up in battle gear and take up fighting positions at U.S. bases during the nation’s largest anti-terrorism exercise, a… (galvestondailynews) [mappress] Source: galvestondailynews, February 21, 2011

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), and guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) will be in Seattle for Seafair as part of the annual festival’s Fleet Week, marking the return of the U.S. Navy to Seafair after missing the event in 2013.   […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Authorities

      A senior House Republican on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration on what he said were shortfalls in funding the Navy’s programs to m… By Stephen Levy (washingtontimes) [mappress] Source: washingtontimes, July 13, 2011;

  • 18 April 2014
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin, a US-based global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company, has received a USD 7.2 million contract to repair 12 items of the common cockpit for the U.S. Navy’s H-60R/S helicopters.   The MH-60R is the Navy’s primary anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare platform, and the most advanced maritime multi-mission helicopter in operation and […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 saw the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps operating closely with Japan, Mexico and New Zealand to successfully conduct amphibious beach landings and tactical air operations. Participating nations have performed a multitude of exercises ashore and off the coast of Southern California. All forces involved have displayed land and naval excellence in […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Research & Development

    Reaching a new threshold in underwater medical studies, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Aug. 10 an innovative capability for examining how cells work at pressures far below the sea surface. Researchers at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) have designed, built and validated a novel hyperbaric environment to study cellular behavior at greater […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s carrier strike group has concluded South China Sea patrols and moved into the Philippine Sea through the Luzon Strait, the Navy said on March 7. The John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) operated in the South China Sea, March 1 through March 6. It was the crew’s first time operating there since their […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers took significant steps in the next phases of their mission-readiness during a major ammunition movement July 16.   Through a collaborative effort between USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), Truman off-loaded more […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    When a familiar Ruston Way sight, the SS Cape Intrepid, departed this morning from its usual moorings at the Sperry Ocean Dock, North End… (thenewstribune) [mappress] Source: thenewstribune, July 15, 2011;

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy representative in South Korea officially opened its headquarters in Busan, Korea on February 19. Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and thereby marked the start of what the U.S. Navy called “a new era of U.S. and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) alliance”. The ceremony, attended by […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Authorities

    Participating ships of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) reunited while on routine patrol increasing U.S. Navy presence in the South China Sea ahead of the international ruling on the South China Sea dispute. The ships met on June 27 after conducting nearly three months of theater security operations in the Indo-Asia Pacific. […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus rolled out his new “Four Ps” during a speech at the 25th Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Arlington, Va. Jan. 17. Mabus said the Four Ps of “People, Platforms, Power and Partnerships” are a way to bin key areas that are interrelated priorities for the Navy. “A top […]

  • 7 December 2012

    The U.S. Navy is sending  warships the USS Benfold and the USS Fitzgerald to monitor an upcoming North Korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile, reports CNN citing the U.S. DoD Officials. Both warships are moving into positions although the Navy declined to give their exact location. The U.S. Navy officials said that is possible […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy continues to invest in its destroyer and cruiser fleets, awarding $265.4 million in contracts and contract modifications for A… By Michael Fabey  (aviationweek) [mappress] Source: aviationweek, August 10, 2011;

  • 2 August 2011

    The U.S. Navy announced today that it has ended the search for the Sailor from USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26. Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Second Class Matthew Bergman, 21, was reported missing after he did not report for watch and a search of the ship failed to locate him. Ships and aircraft from […]

  • 15 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      QBC Diagnostics is pleased to announce the sale of STAR hematology analyzers to the United States Navy for use on submarines around the globe. The QBC STAR provides a 9-parameter complete blood count through its patented dry hematology approach, which eliminates the need for liquid reagents in the system.  Because of this unique technology, […]