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  • 31 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Maritime Training specialist, Seagull, has secured Liberia’s approval for its unique Security training package. Liberian approval comes little more than a month after Seagull announced that it had been awarded Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) approval for the new security training package, which is to be made available in October. Seagull has sent application for approval […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Chinese manufacturer SunRui and classification society DNV GL celebrated last week, as Sunrui became the fourth manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to obtain type approval from the US Coast Guard (USCG). Its BalClor® system treats ballast water in three steps: Filtration, seawater electro-chlorination for disinfection and neutralization. The company is the first […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The Tubbataha Protected Area Management Board (TPAMB) has approved a salvage plan for safely removing minesweeper USS Guardian, according to The removing will minimize further damage to the UNESCO-declared World Heritage Site. SMIT Salvage, Singapore, received on Feb. 1, 2013, a $24,889,904 contract to provide support for emergency response and recovery operations for the […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy authorized ships in the Aegis Combat Weapon System baselines 5.3 and 3.A.0 series to carry the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-6. The authorization expands the missile’s use from five ships to more than 35 ships. “SM-6 is the longest range integrated air and missile defense interceptor deployed, and its multi-role capabilities are unprecedented,” […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    NAVADMIN 164/12, released May 18, announced the chief of naval operations’ (CNO) approval of a number of changes to uniforms and uniform wear policy. “These uniform changes are the direct result of Sailor and leadership feedback,” said Rear Adm. Tony Kurta, director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy. “Updating Navy uniforms is part of outfitting the […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spain could buy BAE Systems-built assault amphibious vehicles(AAV) following a US State Department approval for the possible sale of 11 AAVs to the European country. As outlined in the approval, announced on March 15, Spain is looking to buy 11 AAVs in three different configurations under a deal that would be worth an estimated $107 […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Industry news

    The government has OKed the acquisition of six new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) that will be added to the Coast Guard fleet. The total value of the vessels is about Rs 1,800 crore. The new vessels will be over 100-metres long and equipped with helicopter decks. The will all be constructed by defense PSU Goa […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy announced that a delay in coordinating approval for reauthorization of the Revised Surface Warfare Officer Critical Skills Retention Bonus (RSWOCSRB) will mean no new contracts will be processed for the bonus after Dec. 16 until reauthorization is received, which should be early next year. Current bonus payments are not impacted by the reauthorization […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Spanish Ministry of Defense has approved Navantia’s Critical Design Review (CDR) for the country’s troubled S-80 air-independent propulsion submarines, first of which is now five years late. According to the shipbuilder’s announcement on July 15, the new class of submarines can now transition to production. To remind, four S-80 submarines were at various stages of construction in 2013 when […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia for Hobart Class Destroyer Sustainment and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $275 million. The Government of Australia has requested a possible sale of follow-on sustainment support and services in support of three Hobart Class Destroyers. The sustainment […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy announced Thursday that its next-generation narrowband satellite communication system was ready for expanded operational use by US Strategic Command. The authorization paves the way for Navy and Marine Corps early-adopter commands to use the system on deployment as early as this fall, primarily in the Pacific theater. The Navy’s on-orbit, five-satellite constellation […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Germany has agreed to resume talks on the sale of additional three diesel-electric submarines to Israel after an Israeli corruption probe jeopardized the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU). The corruption scandal has seen seven Israeli officials arrested and prompted Germany to put talks about the sale of further submarines on hold in July this […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Thai Government has approved the acquisition of one Chinese Yuan-class submarine for around $US391 million (13.5 billion baht), Thai media reported on Tuesday. Thai Navy wanted to purchase three S26T (T for Thailand) diesel-electric submarines, but the country’s cabinet approved the initial purchase of just one submarine and associated equipment and technology transfer. According to […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has had its status as Recognised Organisation (RO) renewed by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) with an increased scope. The RO status permits BMT to undertake assurance activities on behalf of the MOD Naval Authorities. […]

  • 5 September 2013

    Russia is sending three more ships to the Mediterranean Sea to boost fleet near Syria, according to Bloomberg. The deployed ships are two destroyers, including the Nastoichivy, the flagship of the Baltic Fleet, and the Moskva missile cruiser, which will join reconnaissance ship Priazovye, deployed to the area on Sunday “to gather current information of […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Industry news

      The Indian government has approved a joint venture (JV) between defense public sector Mazagon Docks and private sector Pipavav shipyard just after the cabinet adopted the defense ministry guidelines for its public sector units to establish joint ventures with private firms, reports the Daily News Post. “Now that the guidelines for the public-private defense […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Trainee submariners passing through their dedicated school at HMS Raleigh now earn a qualification recognised by industry should they leave the Silent Service. The RN Submarine School has become the first Armed Forces training school to be recognised as an ‘approved centre’ for the instruction it delivers. Training provided to new ‘deeps’ at the RN […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for DDG 7 and 8 AEGIS Combat System, Underwater Weapon System, Cooperative Engagement Capability and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.5 billion. Under the proposed sale, Japan has requested a possible sale of two ship sets […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    German submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has been cleared to introduce additive manufacturing to submarine construction after obtaining necessary approvals from classification society DNV GL. The company said that, as it works with international customers on the integration of additive manufactured parts on ships and submarines, it had a need for parts with acceptance test […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Airworthiness authorities for the Navy and the Air Force approved the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter fleet to resume limited flight, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said July 14.   Kirby said this is a limited flight clearance that includes an engine inspection regimen and and restricted flights that will remain […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defence has announced an additional £201 million of funding to support further design work for the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear submarines. The funding is within the £3.3 billion Assessment Phase of the Successor programme and will enable BAE Systems to develop the design of the submarine, including the layout of equipment […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US state department has approved the possible sale of 15 fast patrol boats to Kuwait under a contract worth an estimated $100 million. According to an announcement from the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Kuwait government requested the sale of fifteen fast patrol boats outfitted with two .50 caliber machine guns each. Kuwait ordered […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) yesterday said the FY2015 Defense Appropriations Bill fits within budget constraints while fortifying the nation’s long-term security interests, including approval of $800 million for procurement of a 12th LPD class amphibious warship.   Cochran, vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, on Tuesday supported subcommittee approval of the defense spending […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of Blohm+Voss GmbH by Luerssen Maritime Beteiligungen, a month after the deal was announced by the two companies. With the acquisition of the Hamburg shipyard, the Bremen-based Luerssen intends to strengthen its naval and commercial ships repair and refit capabilities and enhance its naval new build activities. Blohm+Voss […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Industry news

      STX France approved appointment of JSC Baltiysky Zavod – Shipbuilding (BZS) as a producer of buoyant parts for two hulls of Mistral-class…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 23, 2012;

  • 6 June 2012
    Industry news

    Prosecutor of Arkhangelsk region approved accusation of Yury Chekmarev, Director General of Severny Region Ltd. He was charged of illegal… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, June 6, 2012; Image: Military

  • 18 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy’s future aircraft carrier could be featuring the US-built electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) as the US government made a decision to share the technology with India, several news outlets in the country have reported.   The reports arose ahead of an upcoming visit of US state secretary Rex Tillerson to India. India has […]

  • 3 February 2020

    Austal’s shipyards and service centers in Australia have been approved to bid for and provide support services, including ship repairs, maintenance and sustainment activity for US Navy and Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships. The announcement comes after the Australian shipbuilder signed an agreement of boat repair (ABR) with the navy. As explained, Austal’s Australian operations […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Collaboration between the Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and industry have identified potential savings in the shipbuilding process and support a pilot project to prioritize efficiency efforts that could be implemented this year. Rear Adm. Thomas Eccles, Naval Sea Systems Command chief engineer and deputy commander for Naval Systems Engineering, issued a letter to shipbuilders, April […]