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  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc.  announced that it will be exhibiting the company’s underwater security systems and other sonar and acoustic solutions at the Undersea Defence Technologies (UDT) Conference and Exhibition in Alicante, Spain (May 29 – 31, 2012), PR Newswire informed. The company views UDT as an important venue for reaching […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German military technology company Rheinmetall is showcasing its submarine training technology at the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) that is taking place in Bremen, Germany, between May 30 and June 1. The Submarine Command Team Trainer (SCTT) that is being put on show allows submarine crews to practise command and operational sequences, including sensor and weapon engagement procedures. […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Despite having a reputation for being notoriously secretive about the systems used, or considered for use, by its operators, the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) recently gifted one of the submersibles it considered for use as the next-generation of dry-SEAL delivery vehicles to the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum & Memorial in Florida. The SDV was one […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The 2012 edition of the annual UDT Europe show – a leading forum for the international undersea defence community – will be held in Alicante, Spain, from 29 to 31 May. DCNS specialists will present papers and displays on some of the Group’s latest technologies. A consistent innovator thanks to its R&D and engineering programmes, […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Industry news

      BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the promotion of Tim Hardy to the role of Head of Naval Engineering. Tim will lead a team of more than 60 people comprising some of the industry’s top mechanical, electrical and […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Industry news

    Saab has showcased its new lightweight torpedo at this year’s Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) exhibition which is taking place in Bremen, Germany. The torpedo was ordered by the Swedish Defence Material Administration in 2016 and this is the first time Saab is demonstrating the system to the global defense market. The Swedish defense ministry’s order for the […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Equipment & technology

    UK company Systems Engineering and Assessment’s (SEA) Krait Defence Anti-Submarine Warfare system is moving forward with the final trials of the extended 150m ultra-thin towed array. Unveiled in September 2017, the new KraitArray uses multi-module assembly philosophy and is now established in-service for use with ASV, AUV and small surface vessels. This 150m KraitArray extends […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59), departed Naval Station Norfolk today for the ship’s final deployment and will operate in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility. Kauffman’s final deployment also marks the last scheduled deployment by any Oliver Hazard Perry-Class frigate and in September the ship will be the last operationally-active frigate to […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Special Warfare Group Two hosted a 50th anniversary ceremony Jan. 27, at the Navy SEAL Heritage Center aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, to honor and celebrate the rich history and heritage of the Navy SEAL community. The ceremony commemorated 50 years of service by generations of SEALs, since President John F. Kennedy […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 held a change of command ceremony on board Naval Base Ventura County, June 18. Lt. Cmdr. Justin Spinks relieved Lt. Cmdr. Jason Fahy as commanding officer of UCT 2. Under Fahy’s leadership, UCT 2 completed multiple deployments throughout the Pacific Area of Operations, providing mission-critical construction, maintenance, and repair to […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived at Naval Base San Diego after completing the third Underway Recovery Test (URT-3) for NASA’s Orion Program, Sept. 19.   USNS Salvor (ARS 52) was completing URT-4A, a towing and recovery test with NASA’s test model of the crew module when Anchorage arrived at the recovery site […]

  • 28 September 2018

    US Navy sailors from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 rendered assistance to the passengers and crew of Air Niugini flight PX56, after it crashed into the lagoon near Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, International Airport, Sept. 28. Flight PX56 crashed approximately a quarter mile short of the runway, near where UCT 2 was conducting operations. […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 divers, from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story ,Va., conducted semiannual training Jan. 16-17 in Key West, Fla., to hone their specialized skill set in variety of construction projects in the ocean environment.  “This training is conducted every six months,” said Lt. Kent Michael Hull, diving medical officer for UCT-1. […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Having moved from Kamchatka to Primorsky Krai, Pacific Fleet (PF) diesel electric submarine Ust-Kamchatsk on Nov 30 arrived in Vladivostok for further service, reported RIA Novosti referring to PF Information Support Group. “Being redeployed from Northeast Command, diesel submarine Ust-Kamchatsk is going to arrive in Vladivostok. The crew have performed combat drills underway”, said the […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is underway for the seventh Underway Recovery Test (URT) off the coast of Southern California in preparation for NASA’s Orion. URT is part of a US government interagency effort to safely practice and evaluate recovery processes, procedures, hardware and personnel in an […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Industry news

    The final voyage of the USS Iowa scheduled for May 20 from the Port of Richmond has been delayed by a weather system affecting the West Coast. Organizers will reschedule the tow to the Port of Los Angeles and all related activities following the passage of the weather system later this week. The four-day tow […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) completed the second Underway Recovery Test (URT-2) for NASA’s Orion Program, Aug. 5.   URT-2 is the second at-sea testing of the Orion crew module using a well-deck recovery method. The first testing was conducted on board USS San Diego (LPD 22). “Anchorage provided a unique, validated capability […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully recovered NASA’s Orion capsule in the fourth test conducted ahead of the actual recovery mission in 2020. The latest test was completed on January 23. The underway recovery test-6 (URT-6) is part of a US government interagency effort to safely retrieve the Orion […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Underwater construction teams from the US, Republic of Korea and Royal Thai navies got together on the Thung Prong Bay Sattahip Navy Base in Thailand as part of the 37th annual exercise Cobra Gold, which ends February 23. “We are here to perform underwater inspection techniques and also to talk about maintenance plans,” said Construction […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed San Diego on January 17 to carry out another Orion recovery test in collaboration with NASA. The underway recovery test (URT) Anchorage will conduct off the coast of Southern California is part of a US government interagency effort to practice and evaluate recovery […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Naval Base San Diego, Feb. 18, for an Underway Recovery Test (URT), a multi-agency mission in support of NASA’s Orion program.   The URT, led by Expeditionary Strike Group 3, is the second of two tests the Navy and NASA will conduct prior to the […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Seabees from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 and sailors from the Philippine Naval Special Operations Group (NAVSOG) gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony of a joint reconstruction boat ramp at Naval Base Heracleo Alano in Cavite City, Philippines, Nov. 5. The ceremony marked the culmination of a six-month collaboration between the Philippine navy and U.S. Navy […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has been given the task of returning NASA’s Orion capsule back to land after it returns from deep space missions and lands in the ocean. NASA’s ground systems development and operations program and U.S. Navy personnel have carried out a water recovery test, called Underway Recovery Test 5 (URT-5) using a test version […]

  • 4 February 2019

    The US Navy has awarded B.L. Harbert International a $41.8 million contract to build the MQ-25 Unmanned Air System Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) hangar at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. The MQ-25A Stingray will be the world’s first carrier-based unmanned aircraft and will provide an aerial refueling capability to the carrier air wing […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from Allied nations completed an anti-submarine warfare training program off the coast of Norway as they wrapped up NATO’s anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2016 on June 30. Submarines under operational control of NATO Submarine Command (COMSUBNATO) joined surface ships under Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) and maritime patrol aircraft […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, from Port Hueneme, Calif., conducted an assessment of the chains holding the dock next to the USS Arizona Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 11. “Today, we’re taking a look at the dock supports,” said Billy Crowe, Park Service diver for the World War II Valor in the Pacific […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Babcock has marked a major milestone in the substantial Revalidation and Assisted Maintenance Period (RAMP) on Trafalgar class submarine HMS Trenchant – the largest RAMP undertaken to date in Devonport – with the achievement of flood-up, marking the conclusion of some 16 months in dry dock. This significant RAMP involves a challenging programme of maintenance, […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Authorities, UUV/UAV

    In the early morning of May 27, 2020, a combined Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and United States Navy (USN) search and recovery team arrived at the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash site, which is approximately 220 nautical miles east of Catania, Sicily.

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commandant of the King Fahd Academy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has visited HMS Raleigh where some of his students are undergoing a summer training programme. Rear Admiral Khalid Al Saeed met with the Service and civilian staff responsible for the delivery of the eight-week programme, which began in May. He was also […]