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  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted its first at-sea group video teleconference (VTC) with Family Readiness Groups (FRG), ombudsmen, and family members of Sailors, June 16. Family members of Sailors from Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and NAS North Island in Coronado, California, were […]

  • 22 October 2014

    The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each presented with the Secretary of the Navy’s 2014 Safety Excellence award. Presented during a worldwide VTC ceremony hosted by the Honorable Dennis […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy attaché to the United States visited the US Navy’s Recruit Training Command (RTC) at Great Lakes, Illinois, from October 31 – November 1. Commodore Steve R. W. McDowell toured RTC’s state-of-the art facilities and served as the reviewing officer for the weekly Pass-In-Review graduation in RTC’s Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall, during […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Three U.S. Navy Seabee Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) technicians arrived in Virginia April 29 to assist the final dry-docking for the USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The technicians will utilize three recently completed 2500kVA substations to aid the shipyard in this process for the Navy’s oldest and largest nuclear powered aircraft carrier. After more than […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Industry news

      Union Shipping Minister Sh. Vasan has dedicated the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) for the Gulf of Kachchh to the nation, at Kandla Port in Gujarat. The concept, design and implementation of the entire scheme were done by the Directorate General of Lighthouses & Lightships (DGLL) team, under the Ministry of Shipping. VTS is a […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Saudi Naval Force members, in conjunction with, the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) toured the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), Nov. 7. The visiting group consisted of seven naval officers from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who toured RTC to observe Navy training and see how civilians […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The Netherlands is known worldwide for its maritime expertise, advanced technology and innovative shipyards. Europort 2011 (8 till 11 November) is the place where this expertise, technology and innovation comes together. Innovative developments in ‘Advanced Technology’ in the various Dutch maritime sub-sectors will be presented in six Advanced Technology Conferences (ATC’s). These conferences are […]

  • 21 April 2015

    The “Providers” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 held a change of command ceremony March 26 at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island in San Diego. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Samuel C. Bryant relieved Cmdr. Chadwick J. White as the 43rd commanding officer of VRC-30. White, a native of Swainsboro, Georgia, graduated from the […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower & Reserve Affairs, the Honorable Juan Garcia III, visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) to tour and attend the weekly Pass-In-Review (PIR) recruit graduation, Aug. 15.   Garcia served as the reviewing officer at the ceremony and witnessed nine divisions, 713 seaman recruits in total, enter the fleet as […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Adm. Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira, commander of the Brazilian Navy, toured U.S. Navy training facilities at Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy’s only boot camp, Aug. 21. Ferreira was joined on the tour by Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander, Naval Service Training Command, who hosted Ferreira and his Brazilian contingent during the two-day tour […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Eastern Shipbuilding, the shipbuilder in charge of constructing the U.S. Coast Guard’s new offshore patrol cutters, has picked MAN’s 28/33D STC engines as the main propulsion for the new vessels. The offshore patrol cutter (OPC) program is the replacement platform for the 13 Famous-class and 14 Reliance-class cutter vessels, making the order the largest vessel procurement order […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Industry news

    Enterprise Ventures Corporation  has been awarded a $12.5 million contract from Naval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City Division (NSWC-PCD). Under this contract, EVC will build the U.S. Navy Carriage, Stream, Tow, and Recovery System (CSTRS) for the MH-60S helicopter. The CSTRS provides the multi-mission MH-60S helicopter with the widest, largest minesweeping capability by making […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Honorable Juan M. Garcia, III, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), visited the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), Great Lakes, Ill., July 27. It was the secretary’s second visit to RTC and his second time serving as the reviewing officer for the Pass-in-Review graduation ceremony at RTC where […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s top enlisted Sailor, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike D. Stevens, was on hand to distribute the first electronic tablets (e-tablets) to the Navy’s newest recruits at Recruit Training Command (RTC), April 7. The launch of the eSailor initiative is a pre-pilot, beta testing to two divisions of 70 […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson, toured Recruit Training Command (RTC), Sept. 21. This was Ferguson’s third visit to RTC, his first as VCNO, and his second time serving as the reviewing officer for the Pass-In-Review (PIR) graduation ceremony at RTC where 690 recruits became Sailors. “This is my third time visiting […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Research & Development

    Martrade BV of Sliedrecht, The Netherlands recently announced the sale of the two former Danish Navy guardvessels Milla A (ex VTS 3) and Mickey A (ex VTS 4). The sale was concluded in close cooperation with Martrade’s partner Klaus Heun Shipping Eftf ApS of Nakskov. Both units were purchased by J.A. Rederiet of Stenderup from […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has selected Canadian simulation and training technology provider CAE to develop a comprehensive Naval Training Center (NTC) for the UAE Navy. The order is part of wider contract signed between the two sides valued at CAD$145 million. According to CAE, the purpose-built NTC facility will feature a range of […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Training & Education

    A change of command ceremony was held for Officer Training Command (OTC) in the Captain Howard N. Kay Hall at Naval Station Newport, May 12.   In a traditional naval ceremony, Capt. Kevin McGowan relieved Capt. Vernon Kemper as commanding officer of OTC. The acting commander of Naval Service Training Command (NSTC), Capt. Bob Fink, […]

  • 27 October 2017

    Simulation technology developer VSTEP announced it has been awarded a contract from CAE to deliver ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Naval Training Centre. In mid-2016, CAE was awarded a contract by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces to design and develop a naval training center (NTC) for the […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The commissioning ceremony of the Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya will take place at Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk on Saturday. The Indian Defence Minister Mr AK Antony leaves New Delhi tomorrow on a four day visit to Russia to commission the aircraft-carrier Vikramaditya and also to co-chair the 13th Meeting of the India – Russia Inter-Governmental Commission […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Task Group Central, spearheaded by Patrol Gunboat (PG) 118, BRP Emilio Liwanag, intercepted seven (7) vessels with expired documents and undocumented firearms in the vicinity of Vincenzo Sagun, Zamboanga Del Sur last Thursday, 15 August 2013. PG 118, under the command of Cdr Erwin Calimag PN, seized suspicious watercrafts while conducting Maritime Law Enforcement […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Brazilian Navy’s training ship NE Brasil (U27) is set to make a port call to Naval Station Mayport during its midshipmen training campaign. The Niterói-class frigate is set to arrive in Florida for a five-day visit on November 8. Brasil has approximately 450 personnel aboard including 16 partner nation officers, including one US Navy ensign, […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Seaman-to-Admiral (STA-21) commissioning program, which provides an opportunity for qualified Sailors to receive college educations and Navy commissions, is soliciting applications for fiscal year 2014, as announced in NAVADMIN 102/13 April 23. The deadline for submitting application packages is July 1. “We are proud of the STA-21 program and the amazing Sailors who receive […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, visited Officer Training Command (OTC) to review a graduation of newly commissioned officers at Officer Candidate School (OCS) here, Oct. 25. The ceremony began with the playing of the national anthem, an invocation by the OTC command chaplain and an introduction by the commanding officer […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Navantia and the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) have agreed the extension of the “Follow on Technical Support” for the maintaining and life support works on the F-310 class frigates built by Navantia, until December 2015. This decision has been announced during the celebration of the Third Executive Meeting of the program, where both parts […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company , has announced a partnership with Thales Australia to deliver an innovative next generation desktop (NGD) environment to Australia’s Department of Defence. Using the RTCS Trusted Thin Client® (TTC) software and thin client hardware, NGD seeks to generate significant Strategic Reform Program (SRP) […]

  • 13 November 2012

    The Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) gate through which all friends and families of newly-minted Sailors arrive for recruit graduations was renamed in a formal ceremony, Nov. 9, for former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) retired Adm. Vern Clark. As CNO, Clark was responsible for most of the Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes recapitalization, […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), Adm. Bill Gortney, visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) to tour and attend a recruit graduation, May 16.   Gortney served as the reviewing officer at the ceremony, which was also attended by Rear Adm. David Russell, commander of Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command, who served as guest […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The Spanish Navy ship ‘Méndez Núñez’, deployed from November 22 within Operation “Atalanta” undertaken by the European Union Naval Force to fight against piracy off Somalia, has been working with the Tanzanian Navy and police, providing them with relevant education and training. A delegation of 27 members visited the Spanish frigate, moored in the Tanzanian Port […]