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  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

      Austal USA launched the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) the future USNS Trenton from its shipyard Sept. 30. Launch is a major milestone for a ship and its class, signifying that the vessel is ready to enter the final stages of construction. USNS Trenton will be the U.S. Navy’s fifth Joint High Speed Vessel […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the USNS Trenton (JHSV 5), its fifth joint high speed vessel, April 13. Having completed acceptance trials only a month ago, the ship continues to meet key milestones as it progresses towards operational status. Now delivered to the Navy, the ship’s crew will begin move-aboard and familiarization before the […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) successfully completed Acceptance Trials (AT) on March 13, 2015 in the Gulf of Mexico; the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship. This milestone achievement involved the performance of intense comprehensive tests by the Navy while underway, which demonstrated the operation of the ship’s major systems […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport ship, USNS Trenton (EPF 5) departed the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story on December 20 to begin its first operational deployment. The Spearhead-class vessel, built by Austal in Alabama, was launched in September 2014 and commissioned on April 13, 2015. Trenton was supposed to field the U.S. Navy’s […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the next joint high speed vessel (JHSV) will be named USNS Trenton during a ceremony in Trenton, New Jersey, Sept. 25.   Mabus named the ship, designated JHSV 5, in honor of the long-standing relationship New Jersey’s capital city shares with the Navy. “The City of Trenton […]

  • 13 June 2018

    The US Military Sealift Command-operated expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Trenton rescued 40 people in the Mediterranean Sea, the US Navy has announced. The rescued people were provided food, water, and medical care on board Trenton. The operation took place June 12 while the ship was on routine operations, according to the navy. Sea Watch, the […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Industry news

    A ceremony celebrating the laying and authentication of the keel of the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) was held at the Austal USA shipyard, yesterday.   The keel was authenticated by the ship’s sponsor, Virginia Kamsky, who confirmed that it was truly and fairly laid. Although the laying of the keel has historically signified the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Industry news

    Austal christened USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) on January 10th at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. USNS Trenton is the fifth of ten Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) that Austal has under contract with the U.S. Navy as part of an overall 10-ship block-buy contract worth over $1.6 billion. The 338-foot catamaran vessel was named […]

  • 8 January 2015

    The US Navy will christen the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) Jan. 10 during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Virginia Kamsky, chair and chief executive of Kamsky Associates, Inc., will serve as the ship’s sponsor. JHSV 5 will be the fourth naval vessel […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s newest joint high speed vessel (JHSV 6), the future USNS Brunswick, was launched from the Austal USA Shipyard May 19. With the 338-foot Joint High Speed Vessel entering the water for the first time, the ship will undergo final outfitting and testing before sea trials and delivery to the Navy later this […]

  • 11 January 2015

    2014 Battle “E” Winners Announced Vice Adm. Michael J. Connor, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT), has announced the winners of the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) competition. HMS Victory in Need of a Makeover UK’s oldest naval ship still in commission, HMS Victory, is facing it’s last chance to survive. US Navy to Christen Fifth […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Industry news

    Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) on January 11th, marking the first significant milestone in the ship’s construction. This ship is the sixth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal in 2010. Ship sponsor Kathy Taylor, former […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) successfully completed final contract trials, the Navy announced July 25. Final contract trials, or FCT, are a component of a ship’s post-delivery test period and mark the final in-depth examination of a newly constructed ship to ensure it meets Navy standards and requirements. Spearhead completed […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Brenton served most recently as deputy director of the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs, overseeing strategic weapons systems. He began his new position on Monday. Marty Chanik, HII’s corporate vice president, customer […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Industry news

    Boeing will soon conduct the first flight of a 737-800-based P-8I maritime patrol aircraft intended for the Indian Navy (IN), with the first unit emerging from the manufacturer’s Renton Field assembly site in Washington. Photographed at the facility early this month by a private aerospace enthusiast, the aircraft has emerged painted in Indian markings and […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is leading operations to recover its Northrop Nomad aircraft that crashed into Lake Muskoka on December 13, 1940, killing Lieutenant Peter Campbell and Leading Aircraftsman Theodore (Ted) Bates. The operation is expected to last approximately 10 days. The aircraft was discovered by the Ontario Provincial Police on July 2010, […]

  • 16 June 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two women in a raft in Lake Huron near Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, Sunday night.   The names of the women are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery. At 6:30 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at the Coast Guard 9th District command center in Cleveland received a phone […]

  • 15 May 2015

    The US Navy’s 2014 Sailors of the Year (SOY) were meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer during a ceremony held at the Navy Memorial, May 14. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert served as guest speaker at the pinning ceremony hosted by Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens. The four […]

  • 22 April 2015

    US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) recently selected Sailors of the Year (SOY) for for Shore, U.S. Pacific Fleet Sea, U.S. Fleet Forces Sea, and U.S. Navy Reserve, respectively. In four separate ceremonies, Steelworker 1st Class Brenton Heisserer, Logistics Specialist 1st Class Blanca Sanchez, Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Joe Mendoza, and Construction Mechanic 1st Class Jimie […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Australian Navy’s Coastal Minehunter, HMAS Huon, has strengthened the friendship between the Royal Australian Navy and the Timor-Leste Defence Force in a recent port visit to the nation’s capital Dili. The four day port visit was focused on cultural exchange and the conduct of bilateral training with the Naval Component for the Falintil-Forca Defesa Timor […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Six Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) warships sailed from Halifax earlier this week to participate in a Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the Canadian Atlantic coast from November 25 to December 6. “This Task Group exercise will have the added value of being a part of NORAD Exercise Amalgam Dart, proving interoperability between the Royal Canadian […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The second Boeing P-8I aircraft for the Indian Navy completed its initial flight on July 12, taking off from Renton Field at 3:29 p.m. and landing two hours and 14 minutes later at Boeing Field in Seattle. The P-8I, a derivative of the Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 commercial airplane, is the second of eight long-range maritime […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) participated in a multinational training exercise aboard the Hellenic navy training ship Aris at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operations Training Center (NMIOTC) in support of exercise Phoenix Express 2012 (PE12) in Souda Bay, Crete, May 12. The training included boarding procedures, proper weapons handling, and engaging […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrived in Dili, Timor Leste Nov. 27, for a port visit during their tour of the western Pacific. The visit to Dili will provide Stethem Sailors an opportunity to participate in several cultural and professional exchanges with the Timor Leste Defense Force (F-FDTL) counterparts and the […]

  • 1 July 2015

    Illegal fishing has been the focus of a combined Australian Defence Force and Indonesian Armed Forces operation, concluding in Darwin last week. The fifth Australian and Indonesian coordinated maritime security patrol commenced in Kupang, Indonesia on 15 June and took place in areas of the Timor and Arafura Seas north of Darwin. The coordinated patrol […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle’s Clearance Divers (CDs) have been keeping their core skills finely tuned by conducting regular training at sea in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). Having already demonstrated their underwater rigging expertise to remove an obstruction from Newcastle’s propeller shaft, the four CDs have also spent hours practising their counter improvised explosive device (CIED) techniques and explosive […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australia’s first P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft recently completed its maiden flight. The aircraft flew a short distance from Renton Airfield to Boeing Field in Washington State USA, to where the P-8A’s mission systems will be installed as part of project AIR 7000. The $5.4 billion P-8A program will provide Australia’s future manned maritime patrol and […]

  • 12 September 2013

    A joint effort by the Headquarters Northern Command and Navy mine hunter HMAS Huon has lead to the recovery of a merchant vessel’s high speed rescue craft, which was adrift in the Timor Sea for more than six days. The grateful owner, oil rig tender MV Far Grip lost the craft on Monday 2 September […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australia and Indonesia concluded a joint maritime security patrol between the two countries’ waters on April 5. Illegal fishing was the focus the fifth coordinated maritime security patrol, code-named Ausindo Corpat 2016. The patrol had elements of the Australian Defence Force unite with the Indonesian Armed Forces in the waters between Australia and Indonesia over […]