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  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Center for Service Support (CSS) frocked two senior chief petty officers (SCPOs) to the rank of master chief petty officers, May 12.   Due to CSS’ unique command structure with multiple learning sites, the frockings were all conducted at multiple sites. Senior Chief Musician Jay Loose of CSS headquarters and Senior Chief Navy Counselor […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities

    Australia plans to establish a center for strategic analysis of information to help strengthen maritime domain awareness and provide security alerts and advice for Pacific security agencies. The Pacific Fusion Centre was announced by Marise Payne, Australian foreign affairs minister, during the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru on September 5. As informed, the center will fuse information […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities

    KBR’s government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a USD 69.3 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide engineering and technical services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Under the contract awarded by NAWCAD, KBRwyle will be responsible for the engineering, installation and maintenance of the Light Airborne Multipurpose System (LAMPS) MK III […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Mangilau village mayor, Nito Blas, recruited the help of Sailors from the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) to help clean up the village’s community center, July 29.   Blas needed help to restore his community center and recruited the Frank Cable Sailors through a program called the Sister-Village Program, a 40-year-old program that […]

  • 31 August 2012

    MTU Ibérica, a subsidiary of the German propulsion solution specialist MTU Friedrichshafen and the Spanish shipbuilder Navantia opened a common training center today in Cartagena/Spain. This training center is part of a strategic long-term cooperation between both companies. Navantia has chosen the Tognum Group company MTU Friedrichshafen as a primary partner for its ships’ propulsion […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Training & Education

    Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) is leading mobile logistics and the development of emergent repair concept of operations for the NAVSEA Program Executive Offices, Integrated Warfare Systems, Wartime Acquisition Scalable Plan (WASP) tabletop exercise, which kicked off at the Washington Navy Yard on June 18. The exercise simulates battle damage during […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Honorable Sean Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA), was the latest of several senior Defense Department leaders to visit Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division to see firsthand the in-house expertise and resources available at the Navy’s premiere research lab for weapons.   “NAWCWD is clearly a warfare […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Mark Tidd recently visited the Navy 311 Call Center located at Norfolk Ship Support Activity (NSSA) in Building LF-18 on Naval Station Norfolk. Navy 311 has been the front door for receiving and routing incoming calls and emails from Sailors, Marines, Soldiers, Coast Guardsmen, and families seeking assistance from […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned two littoral mission vessels (LMV) and inaugurated a new simulation center in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on September 26. The two LMVs, RSS Justice and RSS Indomitable, are the fourth and fifth of overall eight vessels in their class. Shipbuilder ST Engineering has so far launched seven vessels with the […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy Seabees on July 25 started construction of a maritime operations center on the Ukrainian Ochakiv Naval Base. The seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, have been in Ochakiv since April to establish contracts, obtain construction permits, and perform other logistical necessities needed for long term sustainment of the maritime operations center project. […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Improving maritime operations center processes which represent the essential decision-making capability of an exercise has been one of the main priorities of the Ukranian-hosted Black Sea drill Sea Breeze 2017. Ukrainians and their international partners are working deliberately to increase the combined efficiency of their MOC process and their ability to synchronize efforts at the […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief VADM Viktor Chirkov on Aug 6, 2012 visited the Makeyev State Rocket Center, reports the bureau’s press service… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 9, 2012; Image: Makeyev

  • 2 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy formally transferred ownership of the historic battleship Iowa (BB 61) to the Pacific Battleship Center April 30. The transfer followed the completion of the National Environmental Policy Act and National Historic Preservation Act regulatory requirements. The ship donation contract was signed in the Capitol Hill office of Iowa Rep. Tom Latham, with Robert […]

  • 29 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Chief of Naval Operations held an all hands meeting at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola July 26. After entering NATTC’s huge hangar bay, Adm. Jonathan Greenert was welcomed by a crowd of more than 3,700 Sailors from Pensacola training commands as they recited the Sailors Creed. […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) commodore of training visited the Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) and Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC), co-located onboard Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, Nov. 8. Commodore Michael Noonan visited CSCS and ATRC to see firsthand how the U.S. Navy trains its Sailors and gain a better understanding of how […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    iRobot Corp. has been awarded two indefinite delivery/indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts from the US Navy for the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division. The first multi-year IDIQ contract, with a total ceiling of $46.7 million, is for support services, upgrades and spares for Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK1 robots. MTRS MK1 […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s littoral combat ship (LCS) mission module readiness center is nearing completion with construction works set for a March 2018 finish. Once completed, the 44,200 square-foot facility will become the US Navy’s East Coast hub for mission module maintenance and sustainment in support of LCS. Similar to the Mission Package Support Facility (MPSF) located […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Authorities

    The Navy has suspended the authority of the Newport-based Naval Undersea Warfare Center to issue contracts – the first time it has taken awa… By Jennifer McDermott (theday) [mappress] Source: theday , April 27, 2011;

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The Senior Enlisted Leader for United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), as well as for the National Security Agency and Central Security Service (NSA-CSS) toured the Center for Information Dominance, Nov. 19. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Kevin G. Slater attended executive-level briefings on curriculum and visited with Sailors attending the Joint Cyber Analysis and Advanced […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded CSC and six other companies an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide acquisition and support services to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic. Awarded in the third quarter of CSC’s fiscal year 2013, the contract has a one-year base period and four one-year options, for an estimated […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Constitution Sailors gave Navy ballcaps to children during a Caps for Kids visit at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. Sept. 27. Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class (SW) John Campbell, Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class (AW) Anthony Barnardo and Seaman Deidre Foster participated in the event as part of New England Navy Week, […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Thales UK opened a new maritime autonomy trials and training center in Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth, in a ceremony on October 11. The waterfront facility will provide access to trials areas for development of maritime autonomous systems and will act as the key maritime integration, test and evaluation center for the combined United Kingdom and […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy has opened a new simulation facility in Sydney that will enhance training for its technical sailors. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, officially opened the $90 million Navy Training Systems Centre at Randwick Barracks, and said the purpose-built facility would revolutionize how Navy prepares Marine and Electronic Technicians for their […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Authorities

    Center for Service Support welcomed its new command master chief (CMC) July 15. Command Master Chief (SW/AW/SCW) Reinaldo Rosado said he has been warmly welcomed into Newport’s Navy family. “My family and I have been received with open arms by the community and by the Sailors and civilians stationed at Naval Station Newport,” said Rosado. […]

  • 14 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens held an all hands call at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) in Panama City on December 13, wrapping up a seven-day tour of training facilities on the Gulf Coast that commenced in Jackson, Miss. “We have to maintain a forward presence in […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) marked a milestone for the U.S. Navy after installing the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) command center aboard an aircraft carrier. The UAV ready room was installed April 13, during USS Carl Vinson’s recent Chief of Naval Operations Planned Incremental Availability (PIA). The completion of all phases of installation is […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S Naval Medical Center at San Diego, California reported an active shooter in the Navy yard at about 8 am (Pacific Standard Time) on January 26. “An active shooter has just been been reported in building #26 at Naval Medical Center San Diego. All occupants are advised to run, hide or fight. All non-emergency […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide production, installation and in-services support for command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) capabilities for subsurface and surface platforms. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a one-year […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities

    Simulation technology developer VSTEP announced it has been awarded a contract from CAE to deliver ship bridge simulators for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Naval Training Centre. In mid-2016, CAE was awarded a contract by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces to design and develop a naval training center (NTC) for the […]