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  • 25 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Marine Corps Osprey aircraft embarked on Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean transferred Royal and US Marines ashore Corsica during a simulated beach assault which rounded off Exercise Blue Raptor. The soldiers from Arbroath-based 45 Commando Royal Marines have been working with their US colleagues for the past few months, training and improving their track record […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a United States Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on its flight deck for the very first time. The trial was conducted as part of the sea phase for exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 off the north east coast of […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A US Marine Corps Osprey has landed on the flight deck of HMS Ocean for the first time in over five years. The landing was the first step in demonstrating the partnership between the amphibious helicopter platform and the US Marines Corps (USMC) ahead of the major NATO exercise, Trident Juncture, which gets underway in a few […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s Landing Helicopter Dock LHD Juan Carlos I embarked four MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft from a U.S. Marine Corps Squadron during the international NATO exercise Trident Juncture 2015. This deployment represents a milestone because it is the first time a USMC Air Squadron becomes a fully operational Air Unit on board a non-US Navy warship. […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Deploying less than ten days ago with a fleet of Royal Australian Navy ships, landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra completed the first international engagement activity of her Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment. Training with her US Navy counterpart, USS Bonhomme Richard, Canberra reached a new milestone on September 8 when a US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor landed […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s multi-purpose amphibious assault ship Juan Carlos I hosted King Felipe VI during the LIVEX phase of exercise ‘Trident Juncture 2015’. The Spanish Navy participates in this exercise with 2,650 people, 13 ships, 4 helicopters and 2 fixed-wing aircraft King Felipe VI, accompanied by the Chief of the Defense Staff, Admiral General Fernando García, and […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock got another opportunity to shine at the International Rim of the Pacific exercise in Hawaii as the largest and heaviest U.S. armed forces helicopter landed on it deck for the first time. The United States Marine Corps (USMC) CH-53E Super Stallion flew to Canberra from Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii as […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) to provide engineering design and development work related to survivability upgrades for the AAV7A1 Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV).   The contract, valued at more than $12 million, was one of two awarded following a competitive bid and evaluation process. It will allow the […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s MV-22B Osprey recently practiced its skills while landing on a Spanish amphibious assault ship, just off the coast of Spain. Maj. Bret Knickerbocker, who landed the helicopter, said: The goal of practicing landing the MV-22B Osprey on Juan Carlos I is to maintain our proficiency and familiarize the process while working with the Spanish Navy. […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Marines joined their U.S. counterparts aboard the USS Whidbey Island assault ship as it entered European waters to begin a deployment with the USS Wasp battle group. The USS Whidbey Island is an assault ship – a slightly smaller version of Britain’s Albion and Bulwark which uses hovercraft rather than landing craft to put up […]

  • 15 July 2020

    Bell Boeing delivered the first V-22 Osprey aircraft to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) based at Camp Kisarazu.

  • 24 March 2011
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced the winners of the FY 2010 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Awards competition March 23, 2011. “Your impressive accomplishments and steadfast dedication to a greener future are exactly what’s important in the Navy and Marine Corps leadership teams,” said Mabus. The SECNAV Environmental Awards Program recognizes […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As a result of the Department of Defense’s rescission of 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, the Navy is developing plans to move forward in opening all positions previously closed to the assignment of women. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey announced Jan. […]

  • 23 November 2012

    The Commander of United States Marine Corps (USMC) Forces Pacific, Lieutenant General Terry G Robling, visited Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) and paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Jesus C Millan on November 19, 2012. He was accompanied by Sergeant Major William T Stables, Command Sergeant Major of Marine Forces Pacific […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Marine Corps on May 16 received their first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter from Sikorsky. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps’ fleet. The CH-53K is the new build replacement for the US Marine Corps’ aging CH-53E Super Stallion fleet. The CH-53E first flew in 1974 and entered […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe Detachment Maritime Ashore Support Team (CNE DET MAST), a 10-man expeditionary communications unit, is providing critical communications support to the Black Sea Rotational Forces (BSRF-14) in Badabag, Romania, May 7.   The support comes as part of Exercise Platinum Eagle 2014, a multilateral exercise involving several NATO allies and partners […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Senior military officials, including eight flag officer from over 15 nations including the UK, US, Italy, Norway, Finland, France, The Netherlands, Poland, Philippines and Australia will gather in London along with leading industry experts at the 3rd Annual Amphibious Operations between 25 – 27 September. The 3rd annual Amphibious Operations conference will explore how marine […]

  • 1 June 2017

    Ships participating in the 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY) departed Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Bronx, May 30, marking the end of this year’s event. In addition to five navy ships, Coast Guard cutters USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and HMCS Glace Bay (MM 701) also departed the area. Throughout the week-long event, nearly 3,700 sailors, […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) will become the first West Coast ship to deploy with the MV-22 Osprey this fall. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 (Reinforced) is embarked on Boxer as a part of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and will deploy with a complement of 12 […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    For the first time while forward-deployed, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted landing operations with the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, Feb. 19. The MV-22 Osprey is designed as the medium-lift replacement for the Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight assault support helicopter. The Osprey can operate as a helicopter or a turboprop aircraft […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received and refueled an MV-22 Osprey, a potential replacement for the C-2 Greyhound, for the first time Oct. 6. The Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165, was the first from (VMM) 165 to make a carrier-based landing and was part of an on-going initiative from […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Refuting negative press reports, UK’s Maritime Forces commander Rear Admiral Alex Burton pointed to the Royal Navy’s numerous operations in 2016 during a speech he delivered to the All Parties Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Armed Forces at the Palace of Westminster on January 16 Below is a transcript of his speech that highlights the operations and activities […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S. Marine Corps got on the flightdeck of the Royal Navy’s helicopter carrier and assault ship HMS Ocean for a series of US/UK exercises. For several weeks the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft will fly off the deck of HMS Ocean transporting US and Royal Marines from ship to shore as they conduct […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) hosted French aviators and engineers interested in the capabilities of the MV-22 Osprey Jan. 14. A small group of French aviators and aircraft specialists flew out to USS Bataan while the ship was transiting the Strait of Bonifacio in order to inspect the Ospreys of Marine Medium […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Training & Education

      For the first time in an at-sea exercise, an MV-22 Osprey landed aboard a Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship while conducting a proof of concept test during Bold Alligator 2012 (BA12) Feb. 9. The Osprey, flown by the Fighting Griffins of VMM-266, landed aboard USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5), loaded with four pallets […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) a task order to provide a wide variety of support services for the Distributed Common Ground System – Marine Corps (DCGS-MC) Integrated Project Team.   The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year period of performance and a total contract […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Research scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Electronics Science and Technology Division have developed a novel low cost, highly efficient spectral sensor for field analysis of solar cell irradiance performance and spectral distribution. Solar sensor boxes measure the amount of solar irradiation visible to the photovoltaic panels Solar sensor boxes attached to the […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    MV-22 Osprey pilots tested rolling landing and takeoffs on the flight deck of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) earlier this month. The testing took place a month after Bell Boeing received a contract to build the first 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the US Navy. The CMV-22B Osprey is a […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Army’s first floating nuclear power plant vessel Sturgis got underway from the Port of Brownsville and is en route to her dismantling site. The vessel is being towed from Galveston to the International Shipbreaking Limited facility after undergoing radiological decommissioning that included the safe removal of all components of the deactivated nuclear reactor and all associated […]