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  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) successfully completed a two-week Certification Exercise (CERTEX) April 21 off the coast of Southern California. CERTEX is the final integrated-training event for the Essex ARG and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Capt. Clint Carroll, commander, Amphibious Squadron (CPR) 3, said: We continue to train for every possible scenario, refining […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Helicopters and AV-8B Harrier jets roared to life on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) June 24-27 as crew members went to work qualifying and passing the Afloat Training Group (ATG) Atlantic Aviation Certification (AVCERT) 1.4 Bravo. A large portion of the crew tasked with major parts of the […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) completed the Command Assessment of Readiness and Training Phase Two (CART II) certification, Sept. 16. CART II, part of the basic phase in the optimized fleet response plan (OFRP), is the second of four phases that comprise Ike’s training cycle and an opportunity for the crew […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is cleared for flight operations after the ship and her carrier air wing completed the blue water certification as part of the composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). Blue water certification is one of the final qualifications a carrier and associated air wing must go through before being […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Training & Education

    San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), along with the embarked Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, ASEAN, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, arrived in Pearl Harbor March 28.   Prior to the transit to Hawaii, Anchorage set off to achieve certifications AMW 2.3B and 2.4B off the coast of Southern California. The […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s USS Germantown (LSD 42) underwent complete Amphibious Warfare, Aviation, and Mobility Air certifications over the course of several weeks from March until May of 2015. The ship’s warfare teams, led by Deck Department’s 1st Leiutenant, Lt. Smith; Division Officers Ensign Myung and Ensign Chien; and Department Leading Chief Petty Officer, BMCS Brown; began preparations […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), began Certification Exercise (CERTEX), Sept. 10, during a scheduled deployment. CERTEX is an evaluated event that focuses on the 31st MEU capability of conducting vital missions such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations or non-combatant evacuation operations with the […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) began flight operations certification, Sept. 12, and will continue throughout its current underway period. Smoke steams from the hydraulics of 20,000 pounds of American diplomacy landing on the flight deck. Before launching again, the aircraft revs up, roars and takes off into the boundless skies. The bird flies over the […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) completed a biennial Supply Management Certification (SMC) Oct. 8 while moored at its homeport at Naval Base Norfolk, Va. Inspectors from Afloat Training Group Mid-Atlantic (ATG) visited Arlington to conduct the assessment and grade the ship on its inventory, sanitization and proper equipment operation. […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) completed a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) certification, Sept. 3.   The bi-annual certification, conducted by Afloat Training Group (ATG) Western Pacific, evaluated the VBSS team’s ability to properly perform a search for contraband and illegal activity aboard suspect ships in scenarios showcasing both compliant […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 successfully completed flight deck certification Dec. 12 in the Pacific Ocean, after a 16-month Docking Planned Incremental Availability period. Representatives from each CVW9 squadron embarked Stennis Dec. 5 to perform aircraft launch and recovery operations over the course of three […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Training & Education

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to complete its flight deck certification and other training, Sept 1. Flight deck certification is a key milestone for the aircraft carrier’s return to operations at sea following a six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) maintenance period. “The flight deck certification process has been […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing its planned incremental availability (PIA), US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to complete its flight deck certification and other training on September 1. Flight deck certification is a key milestone for the aircraft carrier’s return to operations at sea. “The flight deck certification […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Industry news

      JSC Severnaya Verf shipyard has obtained license to perform works associated with nuclear reactors, the yard’s director general Andrei B. Fomichev told Central Navy Portal. According to Fomichev, “now Severnaya Verf is authorized to work with nuclear powerplants. Federal Service for Environmental, Technological, and Nuclear Oversight granted an appropriate certificate to the shipyard”. “We […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got underway April 28 for the first time since returning from a nine-month deployment in December 2013.   Nimitz set sail for a routine flight deck certification. Completing flight deck certification is essential in preserving the ship’s warfighting capabilities. “We are excited to get back to sea,” said […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt completed the composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), the final work-up phase and certification event prior to deployment scheduled later this year. COMPTUEX evaluated the strike group’s deployment readiness by testing command and control functions, crew safety evolutions, search and rescue operations, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) got underway from Naval Station Norfolk on April 8 for its flight deck certification and for first flight ops since the summer of 2017. The ship recently completed a planned incremental availability at Norfolk Naval Shipyard as part of the maintenance phase of the optimized […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy’s existence revolves around placing people on ships and in one of the more demanding environments and we must have a very aggressive and proactive safety culture so that we can continue to achieve our mission of fighting and winning at sea. The Chief of Navy VADM Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN was on hand […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy port engineers are now being awarded formal certifications to mark their level of training, familiarization, and progress in the U.S. Navy Port Engineer Program. The Port Engineer Program maintains high standards of personnel excellence and integrity through a mix of contract and government port engineers. They must possess a U.S. Coast Guard engineer […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Industry news

    BIRNS, Inc.’s world-class molding facility is now NAVSEA S9320-AM-PRO-020 certified.  The US Navy’s Submarine Maintenance Engineering, Planning and Procurement (SUBMEPP) department recently awarded the certification to BIRNS for Molding and Inspection Procedures for Fabricating Connector Plugs for Submarine Outboard Cables.  An ISO 9001:2008 certified global leader in the design and manufacturing of unique lines of […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 completed their carrier qualifications December 12 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the US Navy has announced. The carrier qualifications are the final required component for Commander Joint Strike Fighter Wing (CJSFW) to issue the squadron its safe-for-flight operations certification. This marks a major milestone for the […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) completed ballistic missile defense (BMD) certification on April 5, off the coast of Southern California as part of deployment preparations. The goal of BMD is to use surveillance and interception techniques to defend the U.S. and allied countries from ballistic missiles. “These teams have been training […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) completed Phase III of the Crew Certification, excelling in the process that evaluated the aircraft carrier’s state of readiness to go to sea safely with a qualified crew, according to evaluators, July 16. “Passing the Crew Certification tests TR’s ability to take the ship to sea,” said Lt. Cmdr. Terra […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Industry news

    Nevsky Shipyard, LLC got the Certificate of Management System conformity on May 22nd, 2013 applying to production and repair of Naval Forces ships and vessels to requirements of GOST ISO -2011, GOST РВ 15.002-2003. The Certificate was issued by the certification body for quality management systems Federal Autonomous Institution “Russian Maritime Register of Shipping” in […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), emerging from Refueling and Complex Overhaul, completed Phase I of the Crew Certification Process (Crew Cert) April 5 in preparation for returning to the Navy’s operational fleet. Crew Cert is a mandatory assessment of the crew’s ability to take the ship to sea and […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) underwent a complete Intelligence Warfare (IW) Certification from Jan. 21 to Feb. 6. The ship’s intelligence team, led by Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 1st Class (CTT1) Bruce Weaver, prepared for the certification months in advance. The certification ended with a 100% score in the areas of intelligence […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, successfully completed flight deck certification, Sept. 14, fulfilling an important milestone of getting the ship and its embarked airwing combat ready. The Red Rippers of Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 11, Knighthawks of VFA 136, Checkmates of VFA 211, Screwtops of Carrier Early Warning Squadron […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Landing dock ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) completed her amphibious warfare (AMW) certification June 18 during routine operations off the coast of Japan. The AMW certification involves 18 separate events including administration and supply, small boat operations, ballasting and de-ballasting, cargo handling, crane operations, and a wide range of amphibious landing craft exercises.  “This amphibious […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Helicopters roared to life on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) as crew members went to work qualifying and passing the Afloat Training Group (ATG) Pacific Aviation Readiness Qualification (ARQ) 1.4 Bravo, April 23. The crew demonstrated proficiency in flight deck operations, commonly called “Helo Day,” by […]