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  • 25 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will name the Navy’s new Virginia-class submarine as USS Utah in a ceremony on September 28. This will be the second vessel in US Navy history to bear the name. The first USS Utah was commissioned in 1911 and was eventually sunk by the Japanese in 1941. In 1998, the U.S. Navy […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Secretary of the U.S. Navy announced January 19 that the Navy’s next Virginia-class submarine, the SSN 801, will bear the name USS Utah. The ceremony was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. By naming the submarine Utah, the Navy is honoring the city that was home to the Naval Supply Depot Clearfield, which […]

  • 8 December 2014

    Dec. 7, 1941 is a day that America will never forget. Claiming more than 2,400 American lives, 21 ships sunk or damaged, and more than 300 aircraft lost, the attack on Pearl Harbor goes down as one of the worst attacks on American soil. The Japanese attack came in two waves. During the first wave, […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Training & Education

      A Pearl Harbor survivor was laid to rest during an ash scattering ceremony at the USS Utah Memorial on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 24. Family members of Yeoman 1st Class Alphonse “Al” Vanden Brul scattered his remains, along with a portion of his late wife’s, into the harbor where he will be reunited […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129), the Pearl Harbor Survivors’ Association, and North Cascades Chapter 5 honored those killed at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago during a commemoration ceremony, Dec. 6. VAQ-129 hosted the Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony at the PBY Memorial Foundation and Navy Heritage Center on the […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Training & Education

    As Pearl Harbor survivors become fewer in number with the 70th anniversary approaching Dec. 7, one man continues to honor them. Retired Master Chief Yeoman Jim Taylor, burial-at-sea coordinator for the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, estimates he has conducted internment ceremonies for hundreds of these World War II survivors. “I’ve been the only one that […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, completed a five day visit in France this weekend with the Chief of Staff of the French Navy Adm. Bernard Rogel.   Greenert was invited to France by Rogel to attend D-Day commemoration ceremonies, visit naval facilities and discuss cooperative efforts between the two navies. “Our two nations […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Cherbourg, France, on April 7 for a scheduled port visit. The visit is aimed at enhancing US-France relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. During Porter’s time in Cherbourg, the crew will be participating in a wreath-laying ceremony […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) pulled into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on May 2, marking her final return from an operational deployment. Louisville is the 35th nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine of the Los Angeles-class design and her deployment in the US 5th and 7th Fleet area of operations marks her last deployment […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that Capt. Jonathan Padfield (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined the company as corporate director of customer affairs for amphibious programs. Padfield, whose last assignment for the Navy was commanding officer, Assault Craft Unit Five, began his new position on Monday.   “Jon brings a wealth of leadership and maritime experience […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) visited two Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units in Maine, Oct. 22-23. Cmdr. Roger Meyer, commanding officer, USS Miami; Chief of the Boat, Master Chief Yeomen (SS) Tyrus Rock and Lt. j.g. Benjamin Hankin a junior officer assigned to the submarine […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight March 1 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin . The Navy launched the unarmed missile from the submerged submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in the Pacific Ocean. This test marked the 135th consecutive successful test flight of the D5 […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Although Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) won’t be able to vote from home, they can rest assured knowing the Navy has taken all the appropriate steps to ensure their voices are heard for the upcoming presidential election. Sending and receiving mail while deployed is very important to Sailors, and the Supply Department […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) celebrated a significant milestone in the ship’s history, June 13. George Washington conducts more daily, flight sorties and recoveries than any other aircraft carrier in the fleet, allowing the ship to conduct its 150,000th safe arrested landing since its commissioning July 4, 1992. “Because […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Southern Utah will get a preview of the Thunder Over Utah Air Show featured performers in a winter visit by US Navy Blue Angels today at the… by Morgan Skinner (kcsg) [mappress] Source: KCSG Television , January 03, 2012;

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has lifted and mounted a 400-metric ton caisson unit into its new Joint Manufacturing Assembly Facility (JMAF). The company says the fixture will speed up submarine construction. “A fixture of this magnitude allows us to significantly improve construction efficiencies and shorten our production span times […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Industry news

      Raytheon Company​’s aerostat system — Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Elevated Netted Sensors (JLENS) — recently completed a successful 14-day endurance test at a range in Utah demonstrating its readiness. “Providing persistent surveillance for cruise missile defense is a very important capability of JLENS,” said David Gulla, vice president for Global Integrated Sensors at […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A successful partnership between Hydroid Inc. and Kongsberg GeoAcoustics has produced the first high-definition images of two WWII U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that lie off the coast of South Devon, UK.   The vessels were sunk on April 28, 1944 by German torpedo boats that interrupted the Exercise Tiger training mission, which took place […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built very lightweight torpedo (VLWT) for the US Navy. The prototype torpedo is based on the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory’s (PSU-ARL) design that was distributed to defense industrial manufacturers in 2016. Northrop Grumman, which independently funded the research and development, will offer the design-for-affordability […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Research & Development

    A mission off the coast of South Devon, England has surveyed two U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that were torpedoed and sunk during the D-Day rehearsal Exercise Tiger on April 28, 1944. Using state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology to collect data from the wreckage site, the mission has produced the first high-definition sonar images […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. defense contractor General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced they have tested their hypersonic projectiles with an enhanced Guidance Electronics Unit (GEU) with multiple firings from the organization’s three mega joule (3 MJ) Blitzer railgun system. The company said the enhanced GEU containing a new battery configuration and running GA-EMS developed guidance, navigation, and control software, completed […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) proposed design for the US Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft is using an integrated fuel tank structure to maximize fuel offload. GA-ASI said it used its knowledge of advanced composite aircraft structures to develop integrated fuel tanks in a large-scale wing box test article and a full-scale wing […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Industry news

      Ukrainian defense minister Mikhail Yezhel is about to ask the Cabinet of Ministers to speed up investment of the first Ukrainian corvette’s construction. According to UNIAN, the minister said that at the closed corvette-financing meeting held in Nikolayev. Reason for convening the meeting was UAH 433 mln appropriated in 2012 for construction of the […]

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

    Engineers at Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NAVSSES) recently completed the installation of the first Central Atmosphere Monitoring System (CAMS) IIA on an in service submarine, USS Pasadena (SSN 752).   The system ensures the cleansed air used in the submarine while submerged remains safe for the crew to […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161,030,943 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan’s DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class “A” overhauls, and land-based Phalanx Weapon System class […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Industry news

    Tetra Tech, Inc. announced yesterday that its Tetra Tech EC operating unit was awarded the $100 million U.S. Navy Unrestricted Remedial Action Contract (RAC) VI for environmental remediation services at various Department of Defense (DoD) installations in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and other installations within the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A local US Coast Guard cutter has returned to Port Angeles following a successful 50-day counter-narcotics patrol off the Pacific coast of Central America. During the patrol, the 65-person crew of Coast Guard Cutter Active interdicted three suspected smuggling vessels, detained nine suspects, and seized more than 4,500 pounds of cocaine valued at over $68 million. […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Through two and half months UAH 144,000 have been donated for construction of a corvette – new warship for Ukrainian Navy, reported Capt 1 rank Vadim Makhno at the press conference in Kiev. “We managed to gather UAH 144,000 donations in Sevastopol during two and half months…Ukrainian defense minister placed his month’s pay to […]