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  • 27 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crews of the Russian Navy’s two new Black Sea Fleet small-sized missile ships Zeleny Dol and Serpukhov started combat training at sea. Black Sea Fleet Commander Admiral Alexander Vitko assessed the task performance readiness of the Zeleny Dol ship crew. The ship’s crew conducted dangerous-sea area passages in cooperation with sweeper forces, practiced performing a missile […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Performance trials of the two Project 21631 corvettes, Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol, were successfully completed at the Black Sea Fleet military naval base Novorossiysk, Russia. The ships were built at the Zelenodolsky shipyard named after A.M. Gorky within the implementation of the shipbuilding programme of the Russian Navy and the re-equipment plan of the Black […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Russian Navy plans to expand its Black Sea Fleet with at least one Admiral Grigorovich-class patrol vessel this year. The second warship of this project, Admiral Essen, should soon be launched from the Yantar shipbuilding plant in Kaliningrad. The shipyard expects to build six vessels of the same class in the near future. Other vessels that will be […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Russian Black Sea Fleet added 15 warships and support vessels to its tally, said the Russian Ministry of Defense January 4. In November 2015, Russian Navy bases in Sevastopol and Novorossiisk received two small missile ships Serpukhov and Zeleni Dol that are armed with Russian long-range cruise missile system Kalibr-NK, which was already used […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    With an order book of over $3 billion, Austal is the only Australian company to make it into the top 100 defence companies in the world. Operating shipyards in Australia, U.S. and the Philippines, the company constructs ships for both the defence and commercial sector. Defence is at the company’s core, however, with over 80 percent of […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Recapitalization of the fleet is the top priority to boost the US sealift capability and reverse declines in the US-flagged commercial fleet and shipbuilding and repair industry, according to the US Maritime Administration (MARAD). MARAD operates the vessels that are part of U.S. Transportation Command. They include government-owned ships, US-flagged commercial vessels, and intermodal systems. […]

  • 28 April 2020

    The US Department of Defense has officially released three unclassified navy videos showing “unidentified” aerial phenomena. The videos, one taken in November 2004 and the other two in January 2015, have been circulating in the public domain after unauthorized releases in 2007 and 2017. The short videos, each showing an unidentified flying object (UFO), are […]

  • 7 May 2018

    The US Department of Defense has officially offered to host the proposed NATO Joint Force Command for the Atlantic at its naval facilities in Norfolk, Virginia. The new JFC-Norfolk will ensure that NATO can successfully conduct operations across the full spectrum of Alliance missions in the trans-Atlantic region in the northern Atlantic, the US DoD […]

  • 2 April 2020

    Apart from the two hospital ships sent to New York and Los Angeles, the US Navy is also deploying a large expeditionary medical unit from Jacksonville, Florida to fight the spread of COVID-19. The unit will be split between Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, and New Orleans to expand medical capability. They will receive and treat non-COVID-19 […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Department of Defense announced yesterday the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Sept. 22, as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. Both sailors were assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has purchased the ice-breaker “HMS Protector” from GC Rieber Shipping. The vessel has been on a bareboat charter to the buyer since the spring of 2011. The sale provides GC Rieber Shipping with an accounting gain of about NOK 370 million (around USD 61Mln), while the cash effect is […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) has received a contract from the U.S. Department of Defence worth up to a USD 7.2 million. GDEB will provide Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department tasks in support of operational submarines at Naval Submarine Support Facility and Naval Submarine base New London. This work will be performed in New London, Conn., […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Defense Department is doing all it can to minimize the effects of sequestration spending cuts, Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a “think tank” audience at Washington yesterday. “We’re doing everything we can to manage our way through this very difficult and abrupt circumstance,” Carter said at the Center for a New American […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Pursuant to the fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, the Defense Department has initiated a study to evaluate five candidate sites in the continental United States for the potential future deployment of additional ground-based interceptors, Pentagon officials announced yesterday. Two missile defense sites with long-range interceptor missiles already are active at Fort Greely, Alaska, […]

  • 27 September 2013

    The U.S. Defense Department is taking prudent steps to plan for a possible government shutdown Oct. 1, Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said in a memo signed yesterday.E The deputy secretary believes there is still time for Congress to enact legislation to avoid a shutdown. “The administration is willing to work with Congress to […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), Kathleen Schofield, was presented the Department of Defense (DoD) SARC of the Year award in a ceremony, April 19. Rear Adm. Mark Rich, commander Navy Region Northwest, presented the award, which recognizes individuals whose work has been particularly noteworthy and demonstrates outstanding service in […]

  • 25 August 2014

    The US Defense Department has expressed its concern to Chinese diplomatic officials about an Aug. 19 incident in which an armed Chinese fighter jet conducted a dangerous intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Aug. 22.   The aircraft was on a routine […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Saturday that he is recalling most of the Defense Department civilians who were placed on furlough as a result of the government shutdown which began Oct. 1, adding that they will be asked to return to work beginning next week.  “Immediately after President [Barack] Obama signed the Pay […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP announced  on May 7 the release of the Group Maintenance Contract Request for Tender for the Australian Navy’s Adelaide Class frigate (FFG) fleet. “This is the second of the grouped-asset, long-term, performance-based contracts for the repair and maintenance of the Navy’s major surface ships,” Dr […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Industry news

    ManTech Systems Engineering Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded an $8,167,344 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract  for the procurement of warfare analysis, modeling and simulation, software development, and analytic program support for the Naval Air Systems Command’s Warfare Analysis and Integration Department, the U.S. Department of Defence announced. Work will be performed in […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Eleven days in sub-Antarctic waters has proven a successful mission for the Royal New Zealand Navy and Department of Conservation (DoC), working together to achieve a variety of tasks on land and sea. Offshore Patrol Vessel, HMNZS OTAGO was assisting Conservation Staff with transport between the Campbell, Auckland and Snares Islands. Commanding Officer of HMNZS […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Division of US Department of Defense explains VideoRay’s role in protecting ports, and recent funded improvements. “Enhanced Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Securing ports and harbors remains a key mission in defending against terrorist acts. The U.S. Coast Guard(USCG) requires the capability to conduct timely and effective hull searches/inspections of vessels, […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Honeywell International Inc., Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a $180, 914,513 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for Performance Based Logistics (PBL) for supply support for Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) for the F/A-18 A/B/C/D/E/F/G (including F/A-18 Australian F/G models), P-3, S-3, C-2 and KC-130 F/R, F404 Main Fuel Controls (MFC) used on the F/A-18 aircraft and the P-3 […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Department of Defense announced an agreement aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter to the equivalent of today’s 4th generation fighters by the end of the decade.   Designated “The Blueprint for Affordability,” the DoD and F-35 industry partners – Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems […]

  • 17 September 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making Defense Department resources available to Navy officials as they deal with a still-unfolding shooting incident at the Washington Navy Yard that reportedly has left some people dead and several others injured, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. “Everyone here at the Department of Defense is saddened by the […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Department of the Navy (DoN) and City of Chicago this month kicked off a unique collaboration to give high school and community college students an intense, hands-on experience in naval-relevant science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Critical MASS (Midwest Association for Science and Service) is a five-year, $2 million investment that will bring enrichment programs […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    A group of 38 civilian leaders in education, business, industry and local governments from across the country visited the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC), July 24. The purpose of the JCOC program is to increase public understanding of national […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Danish Department of Defence celebrated the delivery of its first three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters by having one of the aircraft land aboard the Danish frigate Iver Huitfeldt in Copenhagen Harbor, Denmark, June 6. The helicopters were delivered by the U.S. Navy under a $686 million foreign military sales (FMS) agreement. Overall, nine MH-60Rs will replace the Royal […]

  • 17 April 2014

    The U.S. Department of Defense and Republic of Korea (ROK) Ministry of National Defense held the 5th Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue (KIDD) on April 15-16 in Washington, D.C. Over the course of the two-day meeting, ROK Deputy Minister for Defense Policy Yoo, Jeh Seung, met with the U.S. Chief of Staff to the Secretary of […]