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  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has decommissioned two 1241 RE class guided missile vessels during a ceremony held at the naval dockyard in Mumbai, April 28. INS Veer and Nipat parted with the Navy after 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively. Veer and Nipat were commissioned at Poti, Georgia, in former USSR on March 26, 1987 and December 6, […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy decommissioned Veer-class corvettes ‘Nirbhik’ and ‘Nirghat’ in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on January 11, after three decades of their service. The ceremony involved the traditional lowering of the ensign and commissioning pendants with playing of ‘Last Post’. The chief guest for the ceremony was Rear Admiral R B Pandit, Flag Officer Commanding Western […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A Royal Navy test of the Trident nuclear missile resulted in failure in June last year but was never reported. The Trident firing was part of testing that the recently modernized Vanguard-class submarine HMS Vengeance carried out off the coast of Florida. The Ministry of Defence said the submarine and the crew were successfully tested. A Sunday […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Vice Admiral Anup Singh, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Eastern Naval Command arrived at Kochi on 29 Sep 11 on a farewell visit to Southern Naval Command. The  Admiral  is  retiring  from  the  Navy  on  31st October after 38 years of illustrious service. Commissioned into the  Indian Navy in July 1973, Admiral Anup Singh […]

  • 26 August 2016

    Just a day after four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boats charged a U.S. Navy destroyer near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. Navy coastal patrol boat was forced to fire warning shots to fend off fast approaching Iranian vessels in the North Persian Gulf. USS Squall and USS Tempest, both Cyclone-class patrol ships, were in international […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      The 5th of May saw the first ever Collins Class Submarine Qualified SN in Australia’s Submarine Force. ABSNSM Stacey Jelley was presented with her “dolphins” by Commander James Harrap (CO HMAS Waller); this presents as a significant milestone with respect to onboard logistical support for Submarines. ABSNSM Jelley joined the RAN in April 2005 […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Industry news, Research & Development

    Al Seer Marine, LLC and 5G International Inc. announce new unmanned surface vessels (USVs). Russell Bartlett, Al Seer Operations Manager and Robert Murphy, CEO of 5G International Inc. have formed a strategic alliance for the production of an integrated fleet of new marine robots. Eclipse Class vessels will be introduced at IDEX 2013 (The International […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    The Australian Prime Minister announced today in Adelaide, that the next generation of 12 submarines will be constructed in Adelaide, with DCNS of France selected as the preferred international partner for the design. The AUD 50 billion Future Submarine Project is the largest and most complex defence acquisition Australia has ever undertaken. It will deliver […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, today christened the U.S. Navy’s newest supply ship, USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13). Named in honor of the African American civil rights leader from Mississippi, the USNS Medgar Evers is the 13th ship of a class of 14 dry cargo/ammunition ships designed and built by […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The first segment of a sunken German landing craft from the Second World War was brought to the surface of Veerse Meer and placed on a pontoon. Military personnel of 105 Hydraulic Engineering Company and the Defence Diving Group have been working for weeks to raise the wreck from a depth of 15 metres. To […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Providing a glimpse into the future of carrier strike operations, a Royal Navy Merlin helicopter has been captured hovering above the new Queen Elizabeth class carrier. Although the Merlin from 820 Naval Air Squadron at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose could not land on the ship, which is approaching the final stages of build, this […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Industry news

      General Dynamics NASSCO on tuesday 24th delivered USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) to the U.S. Navy.  The ship is named in honor of the slain African-American civil rights leader from Mississippi who served as the state’s first-ever field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Construction of the USNS Medgar Evers began in […]

  • 24 May 2013

    HMS Trenchant returned home to Devonport on May 22 – 11 months to the day she sailed on what became the longest patrol ever completed by one of the Royal Navy’s hunter-killer boats. Around 200 family members were waiting for the Trafalgar-class boat to return after 335 days away – 267 of them east of […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Industry news

      A navy logistic support ship that is the largest military vessel ever built in Mexico was launched at the Pacific port of Salina Cruz. The… (laht) [mappress] Source: laht, September 2, 2011;

  • 11 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Navy will christen and launch dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Medgar Evers, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, during a 9 a.m. PST ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego.  The ship is named to honor civil rights activist Medgar Evers.  Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address.  […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The commander of Submarine Group 10 and Kings Bay junior enlisted Sailors signed a 101 Critical Days of Summer Proclamation June 1. The proclamation’s signing took place during the annual Damage Control Olympics at Trident Training Facility. Senior enlisted leaders here drafted the proclamation off of elements from already established safety and awareness programs, and […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) recognized its FY 2012 Recruiters of the Year (ROY) during a ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Rear Adm. Earl L. Gay, honored 13 of NRC’s top Active and Reserve recruiters from around the world. Guest speaker, Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Defender – the fifth of the Royal Navy’s powerful new Type 45 destroyers – will be formally commissioned into the fleet on Thursday (March 21). Hundreds of guests including families of the 190 ship’s company will attend a colourful ‘Christening’ ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base to mark the ship’s transition into front-line service. Principal […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Industry news

      Part of Britain’s biggest ever warship sailed up to Scotland yesterday (Sunday) where HMS Queen Elizabeth is being assembled like a giant jigsaw at Rosyth. A&P Group’s Tyne yard at Hebburn is the only North East shipyard involved in building the new aircraft carrier, which will measure 280 metres long by 70 metres wide […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced Nov. 23, it ranked 29th in a subcategory of the recently released “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” survey. ONR’s placement among the 208 organizations ranked in the agency subcomponents category makes it not only a best place to work in the federal government, but also […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Tough love, long hours and relentless travel may be what characterises a posting to the Sea Training Group (STG), but so too does passion, patience, adaptability and subject matter expertise, as was observed during HMAS Ballarat’s Unit Readiness Evaluation, from 29 to 30 July. Members of the “Green Team” (identified by the wearing of green […]

  • 4 December 2014

    US Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) named its top Sailors of the Year and Blue Jacket of the Year for 2014, Dec. 1. WPNSTA Yorktown named Master-at-Arms 1st Class Derek Vasko, Senior Sailor of the Year; Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Alan Anderson, Junior Sailor of the Year and Operations Specialist 3rd Class Phillip Crafton, as […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Babcock, an aerospace and defence company, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract extension to manufacture a further eighteen tactical missile tube assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth, which takes place this Friday (July 4th) at Rosyth, is a unique occasion of historical significance as it marks the beginning of a new era of UK carrier operations.   Workers from across the UK have contributed to the construction of the ship, but as the ship’s birth is […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Albanian Navy joined it’s first-ever NATO maritime mission by deploying its patrol boat ALS Oriku to Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 on Monday. The vessel will support NATO activities in the Aegean Sea as part of the international efforts to stop illegal trafficking and migration. ALS Oriku is an Iliria-class patrol boat manned by 21 […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy completed a dynamic war-at-sea exercise (WASEX) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015 (TS15), July 8-9. WASEX simulated searching for and engaging hostile surface warships in order to improve joint interoperability, assess carrier strike group operations and to defend […]

  • 23 December 2013

    On December 18, HMCS Toronto (Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship) successfully prevented a narcotics shipment during a patrol in the Arabian Sea region, within the framework of Operation ARTEMIS. During a recent boarding off the east coast of Africa, HMCS Toronto discovered 506 bags of heroin weighing more than 538 kilograms. The illicit narcotics were then […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Chinese PLA Navy vessels entered Poland’s naval port in Gdynia for a five-day visit on Oct 7, 2015. The first visit of this kind in the history of the two states has marked 66 years of diplomatic ties. Chinese Navy destroyer Jinan 152, frigate Yiyang 548 and the Qiandaohu supply ship are on a worldwide deployment and […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment organisation, ASC, is collaborating with Australian national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of the six Collins-class submarines.