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  • 8 June 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The government of the Netherlands has confidence in the new US set-up of the F-35 programme. Not all problems have been resolved yet but the programme is back on the right track. The first Dutch test aircraft will be completed in September 2012. That is what Minister of Defence Hans Hillen and Minister of Economic […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Venerable destroyer HMS Edinburgh showed off her turn of speed on the eve of her final foreign port of call. The last Type 42 destroyer performed a ‘maritime doughnut’ to test her manoeuvrability at full speed as she prepares to sail into the Big Apple. Britain’s oldest destroyer, HMS Edinburgh, demonstrates her agility at the […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Perform to Serve (PTS) is a force-management tool and continuum of service initiative that helps 21st Century Sailors continue their Navy career, officials said Jan. 2. “Sailors need to be engaged with their chain of command and the chain of command needs to be engaged with its Sailors,” said Force Master Chief (AW/SW/NAC) Jon Port, […]

  • 4 April 2011

      The Indian Navy’s INS Airavat, a tank carrier that can also be used to deliver disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, has arrived ahea… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala,April 4, 2011;

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) delivered USS Springfield (SSN 761) back to the fleet on Sept. 12 ahead of schedule and under budget.   PNSY conducted Springfield’s docking continuous maintenance availability off-yard at Sub Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. Although PNSY routinely performs work outside the Kittery, Maine shipyard, off-yard availabilities are unique and an […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division delivered the submarine Minnesota (SSN 783) to the U.S. Navy yesterday. The boat, the last of the Block II Virginia-class submarines, delivered nearly 11 months ahead of schedule. [mappress] Press Release, June 7, 2013; Image: HII

  • 30 November 2012
    Industry news

    Corvette Vladimir Veliky is being build for Ukrainian Navy at Chernomorsky Shipyard ahead of schedule, said executive director… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 30, 2012

  • 6 February 2013
    Training & Education

    With her huge White Ensign standing proud on a blustery Winter’s day, HMS Illustrious sails for the first time this year with a busy Spring programme ahead. Since returning from the Mediterranean – where she took part in the Royal Navy’s key autumn deployment, Cougar 12 – last November, the helicopter carrier has been at […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Industry news

      General Dynamics Electric Boat yesterday delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Mississippi (SSN-782) to the U.S. Navy 363 days ahead of contract schedule and more than $60 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics . John Holmander, vice president and Virginia program manager for General Dynamics Electric Boat, […]

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

    U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. – Marine Systems (NGSC-MS), a $15.5 million contract to provide support for the production of the Common Missile Compartment. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will perform technical engineering services, design and development engineering and tactical underwater launcher hardware production to support the development and production […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Missouri (SSN 780) and General Dynamics Electric Boat accomplished two major milestones, a first for the Virginia-class submarine program, by completing the submarine’s post-shakedown availability (PSA) sea trials and extended modernization Jan. 6, a month ahead of schedule. “I’m proud of the crew for their hard work to accomplish these milestones,” […]

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

    The UK’s next generation of submarine-hunting Merlin helicopters have entered service with the Royal Navy 4 months earlier than planned.   Since successfully entering service with the Royal Navy, the aircraft have been put through their paces on exercise in the Atlantic Ocean. Embarked on HMS Illustrious, the Merlin Mk2 aircraft took part in Exercise […]

  • 10 August 2014

    Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted an emergent recovery of 11 researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Papahnaumokukea Marine National Monument Aug. 8.   The purpose of the operation was to assist the researchers in retreating from imminent […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Industry news

    Having celebrated its 100-th jubilee on Nov 14, Severnaya Verf shipyard is workloaded with contracts up to 2020… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 22, 2012

  • 24 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 embarked the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), the flagship of commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet, in preparation for an underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, Jan. 23. As a regular part of Amphibious Squadron 11 and the Bonhomme […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Reserve Vice Adm. Robin R. Braun, Chief of Navy Reserve and Commander, Navy Reserve Force, spoke with reservists about the changes facing the force during her visit to Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, May 18. Braun broke from her duties at the Pentagon to directly explain the evolving shape of the Navy […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrived in Homer, Alaska, April 29 for a scheduled port visit prior to their participation in Exercise Northern Edge 2017. Northern Edge is a biennial training exercise conducted in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which includes the area within the Gulf of Alaska, […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) completed its ammunition four-day off-load near the coast of Camp Pendelton, Calif., July 15-19, ahead of its planned maintenance availability. Weapons department’s 70 Sailors, combining aviation ordnancemen (AO) and gunner’s mates (GM), worked nearly 17 hours a day to stage, move and ready for lift 960 tons of […]

  • 17 March 2011

      For the second time in history, a U.S. naval officer on a U.S. warship entering Mobile Bay, Alabama uttered the words, “Damn the torpedoes… (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville,March 17, 2011;

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) returned USS California (SSN 781) back to the fleet 14 days ahead of schedule June 30, following a maintenance availability.   PSNY’s team of maintenance experts applied lessons learned from USS Topeka’s (SSN 754) engineered overhaul to assist in returning California to the fleet ahead of schedule to meet the Navy’s […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Industry news

      THE last working shipyard on the Tyne has completed its part in building Britain’s biggest warship ahead of schedule… (nebusiness) [mappress] Source: nebusiness, August 25, 2011;

  • 17 September 2013

    A Royal Navy warship has visited Colombia for defence engagement and in preparation for a major regional maritime exercise. HMS Lancaster visited port city of Cartagena in preparation for Exercise UNITAS, a multi national exercise being played out in the region. She entered the South American country with a 21 gun salute which the Colombian […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s second Ford-class aircraft carrier, future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), marked another milestone as Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) flooded the ship’s dry dock on October 29. John F. Kennedy has been under construction at its Newport News location since 2015 and continues to makes preparations for its christening, which […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is currently at pier 14, Naval Station Norfolk, where sailors are performing maintenance in support of the ship’s pierside shipyard availability period. This maintenance phase is designed to ensure Abraham Lincoln is capable of carrying out its mission. Successful completion of this four-month-long maintenance is […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy will welcome over twenty international warships to a variety of Australian ports in the lead up to October’s International Fleet Review in Sydney. The warships will each make operational visits to other Australian ports for customs clearance and logistics resupply prior to arriving in Sydney to participate in the review. While […]

  • 5 February 2014

    The US Navy warship, USS Mount Whitney sailed into the Black Sea today, the Voice of Russia reports.   USS Mount Whitney, the flagship of the US Navy’s Sixth Fleet, will be joined by another US Navy ship, an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, USS Taylor, later in the day, a spokesman for the Russian Navy […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) welcomed a new commander ahead of the ship’s scheduled homeport change from Bremerton, Washington, to Norfolk, Virginia.  The change of command ceremony was held in the hangar bay on August 3 and saw Capt. Randall W. Peck relieve Capt. Gregory C. Huffman at the helm of […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy submarine U 34 left its homeport in Eckernförde, Germany on March 30 to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1. The submarine is headed for Scotland where it will meet with the group ahead the Joint Warrior exercise scheduled to take place from April 11 – 22. Apart from SNMG 1 the exercise will […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) ships arrived in Aksaz today for a port visit and to prepare for the Turkish Navy led Exercise MAVI BALINA. MAVI BALINA is a major anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Mediterranean, conducted annually and involving multiple nations, including the Standing NATO Maritime Group in the region. It aims […]