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  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    WehrTechnische Dienststelle (WTD 71), the maritime technology research arm of the German Navy, recently took delivery of a MacArtney FOCUS 2 ROTV system. The instrumentation platform was fitted with a Raytheon ProSAS aperture sonar system for a full scale on-site demo with the purpose of testing SAS sonar technologies for mine detection. WTD 71 defined a set of requirements […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    German Bundeswehr Technical Center for ships and naval weapons, maritime technology and research (WTD 71) recently completed sea trials of the SeaSpider anti-torpedo torpedo in the Baltic Sea. The trials were carried out sometime in 2018 from a WTD 71 multipurpose vessel in cooperation with defense contractor Atlas Elektronik. The results and photos have now […]

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

    Atlas Elektronik UK, a joint company of ThyssenKrupp and Airbus DS, has delivered an ATLAS Remote Combined Influence Minesweeping System (ARCIMS) multi-role unmanned surface vessel (USV) to the German Naval Technical Centre, based within the Eckernfoerde Naval Base. The company said this delivery followed the recent success earlier in 2015 where AEUK secured a major […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Works on a new facility in Kiel, Germany, which will help make warships invisible to magnetic mines should be completed by 2022, the German defense ministry has said. While it is technically not possible to completely eliminate a ship’s magnetic field, degaussing cancels the ship’s magnetic distortion and helps avoid triggering magnetic mines. The €54 […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Atlas Elektronik UK, a joint company of ThyssenKrupp and Airbus DS, will present its unmanned mine hunting mission system, ARCIMS, at the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior demonstration scheduled for October 2016. The Unmanned Warrior serves as a platform for UK companies to showcase their maritime autonomous systems in a tactically relevant domain to the Royal Navy. “It’s […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    After extensive trials by the German Bundeswehr Technical Center for Ships and Naval Weapons (WTD 71) in Eckernfoerde, the Federal Office of Defence Technology & Procurement (BWB) in Koblenz has placed a contract for six REMUS 100 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles manufactured by Hydroid, Inc. (a Kongsberg Company) to enhance the capabilities of the German Navy’s […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    European researchers, enterprises and academic organizations have completed a long-running study on ways to protect navy ships from corrosion. Dubbed the Corrosion Control for Navy Ships, the European Defence Agency (EDA) led project ran from 2013-2016 and resulted in a number of potential solutions and scientific publications on the corrosion problem. Increasing military requirements combined with […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The maritime environment has changed significantly in recent years, due to piracy and terrorism, climate change and environmental protection, and the offshore sector. Global trading of goods continues to grow, and 90% of it is carried by sea, so security of the overall global maritime logistic chains is at the focus of attention. The means […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc.  announced that it will be exhibiting the company’s underwater security systems and other sonar and acoustic solutions at the Undersea Defence Technologies (UDT) Conference and Exhibition in Alicante, Spain (May 29 – 31, 2012), PR Newswire informed. The company views UDT as an important venue for reaching […]

  • 14 July 2014

    US Naval Station Norfolk hosted a change of command ceremony for guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) July 11.   Cmdr. Blair Guy relieved Cmdr. Dave Richardson as commanding officer. Capt. A 1995 Naval Academy graduate, Richardson served as Porter’s 10th commanding officer for nearly two years. Assuming command while the ship was deployed in […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 held a change of command ceremony at Norfolk Naval Station, April 17. Rear Adm. Victorino G. Mercado was relieved by Rear Adm. Bret C. Batchelder as commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, which includes the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. Mercado assumed command of CSG-8 in June 2014. He led the […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Strategic Marine, a specialist shipbuilder with operations in Singapore, Australia and Vietnam, today announced it will build the Long Term Ashmore Capability (LTAC) for Gardline Australia Pty Ltd on behalf of the Government of Australia. The LTAC will be a 40-metre On Station Vessel designed for reliable, flexible self-sufficiency on longterm deployment in tropical areas. […]

  • 11 August 2015

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a record breaking fueling-at-sea (FAS) with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) July 31. During the evolution, an unprecedented 205,292 gallons of JP-5 was given to Chafee surpassing the previous record of approximately 33,000 gallons delivered by the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 19 March 2013

     On 15 March, the German Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD), deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta, transferred the responsibility for the protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) ship MV Caroline Scan to an AVPD from Finland. The German AVPD returns home after successfully protecting the WFP chartered vessel for […]

  • 20 June 2014

    Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., June 19.   At the ceremony, Cmdr. Andy Berner relieved Cmdr. Pete Riebe as the commanding officer of the “BattleCats” of HSM-73. The change of command was held in conjuction with the “BattleCat” 30th […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American Huntington Ingalls Industries and its Newport News Shipbuilding division responsible for the construction of the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) have placed a 965-ton structure called a superlift into dry dock thereby making the carrier 17 percent complete. The superlift was made with more than twice the amount of […]

  • 19 March 2015

    Representatives from Naval Station Rota, Spain, spoke with Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) and their families March 17 and 18 to prepare them for their homeport shift to Rota this fall. Carney will be the fourth Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer to be stationed in Rota as part of Forward Deployed […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Aug.16. While in the 7th Fleet, the carrier strike group (CSG) will conduct maritime engagements and port visits to enhance partnerships and promote peace and stability in the region. “We share enduring partnerships here and appreciate the […]

  • 17 April 2014

    The oil sample collected by Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield on Sunday within the search mission for missing MH 370 has now arrived in Perth and will be subject to detailed testing and analysis. Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said that it will provide details of the results when they become available.   […]

  • 2 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Admiral Nirmal Verma, AVSM, PVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff arrived Visakhapatnam on a two day visit to Eastern Naval Command on friday, 30 Sep 11. During his stay here, he will be the Chief Guest at the Commissioning Ceremony of Indian Navy’s fourth Fleet Tanker Shakti, scheduled to take place on 01 […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Operations, Vessels

    The US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 completed carrier qualifications on June 2, representing the last milestone in returning the warship that suffered a large coronavirus outbreak onboard to sea. Theodore Roosevelt qualified pilots from the “Tomcatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31, “Golden Warriors” […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Armed Forces of Malta have signed a €35 million contract for the construction of a second purpose-built offshore patrol vessel that will be used in patrolling Malta’s territorial waters. The new vessel will complement the Diciotti-class patrol vessel P61 which was built in 2005 and a former Irish Navy OPV donated to Malta in […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    India’s push for indigenous shipbuilding resulted in the commissioning of three and launching of another four ships for the Indian Navy in 2016. INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Navy by the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on November 21. The event marked the formal […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Industry news

    The CCGS Vladykov is the first of three new Near-Shore Fisheries Research Vessels to be delivered to the Canadian Coast Guard. Commissioned in August 2012, the vessel was constructed at Meridien Maritime Inc. in Matane, Quebec to a design developed by Robert Allan Ltd of Vancouver, B.C. The CCGS Vladykov and its sister vessels will […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Maareech – the Advanced Torpedo Defence System developed by the India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation was presented to the nation’s navy at a ceremony on November 14. Maareech is a joint project of Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi and Naval Science and Technological Laboratory, Visakhapatnam and an indigenous system for torpedo detection and […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    CAE USA has been awarded a contract by the United States Navy under a US foreign military sale (FMS) program to provide the Brazilian Navy with a comprehensive S-70B Seahawk helicopter training system. The system will be delivered to the São Pedro da Aldeia Naval Air Base near Rio de Janeiro. As informed, CAE will […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded defense company Engility a $71 million contract to deliver systems engineering on U.S. naval aircraft and weapons systems. As part of the contract, Engility will assess the technical performance, suitability and risks of aircraft, weapon and integrated systems. The team will perform systems engineering, analysis, […]

  • 1 November 2017

    US defense secretary James Mattis has nominated a former carrier strike group commander to lead US Navy forces in Europe and Africa. Rear Adm. Lisa M. Franchetti was also nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral. Should the nomination be confirmed, Franchetti will also be leading Task Force Six, Striking and Support Forces NATO and Joint […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Persian Gulf for the first time June 10,during her maiden deployment. The ship, built with seven and a half tons of World Trade Center steel as part of its hull was accompanied by the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, […]